Books

Between the Lines: Malcolm Gladwell shines a light on hidden stories

Perhaps part of what enables journalist-lecturer Malcolm Gladwell to “cut through conventional wisdom to define new ways of understanding” – as Washingtonian magazine put it – lies in his genes. After all, his Jamaican mother is a psychotherapist, and his British father is a university professor who has taught math and engineering.

Books

Gretchen Rubin fills the house at Sacramento Bee Book Club

More than 330 excited fans gathered inside the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria Thursday night, Feb. 11, to hear and meet New York Times bestselling author Gretchen Rubin. She was the first writer to appear in the new year for the Sacramento Bee Book Club, the ongoing program that brings A-list authors to town for free public presentations.