Tag: friendship by the book
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.
Nine Rubies: Broken Silence of a Daughter of Revolutionary Iran is a true story that begins nearly a century ago when Mahru’s prosperous Iranian Azari grandfather escaped the Russian Revolution in 1917, and built a comfortable life for his wife and children in Northern Iran. The early death of her grandfather’s first wife, followed [...]
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 [...]
A memoir of summer camp and growing up Flies, mosquitoes, and poison ivy—even initial bouts of homesickness—make summer camp an unforgettable experience for any young camper. Nancy Kyme’s memoir, Memory Lake: The Forever Friendships of Summer (Vantage Point Books, 2011), captures those details but focuses on the special bonds of friendship and the inner [...]
You might call Rachel Bertsche a serial dater. But that doesn’t quite capture her unique adventure. After relocating to Chicago, bereft of the strong network of friends, colleagues and familial supports she had in New York, the author spent 52 weeks prospecting for girlfriends in her search for a bestie. She’s written a highly [...]
"…My friendships in college and graduate school rank among the most intense of my life, and I think this is the case with a lot of people," says Marisa de los Santos, author of the recently released novel Falling Apart (William Morrow, 2011). "You want so much to be truly and thoroughly known and [...]