The new book Friendfluence: The Surprising Way Friends Make Us Who We Are (Doubleday, 2013) by Carlin Flora makes a seminal contribution to the literature on friendship.
Surviving Female Friendships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly is a new book Nicole Zangara, MSW.
Shasta Nelson is a motivational speaker, CEO of GirlfriendCircles.com, and a former preacher! She just wrote a new book on friendship. Check out my interview with Shasta.
Making new friends is difficult, especially for introverts. It’s not that we don’t like people or people don’t like us, it’s just that introverts are solitary by nature, and it can be difficult for us to break out and reach out to other people.
There have been many prior posts on The Friendship Blog about the pain of losing a close friend but the tragedy of losing a friend to suicide is especially haunting. In her new book, The Guardians: An Elegy, award-winning writer Sarah Manguso has crafted a beautiful story to help her understand and better cope [...]
I’m always excited when a new book about friendship surfaces and was happy to have the chance to interview Dr. Andrea Bonior about her recently released book, The Friendship Fix. Irene: Andrea, briefly tell us about your book. Andrea: The Friendship Fix talks about friendship, "friendship" and everything in between. It’s a handbook [...]
Like many close friendships, the one between Julia Child and Avis DeVoto was borne of serendipity. These two women met across the miles (in an era long before Facebook or LinkedIn) yet formed an instant bond-curiously, over a sharp carbon steel knife. By 1952, Julia and her husband Paul had been living in Paris [...]