Featured Books

Faces of Addiction

Recently I met with two women to plan a program on families and addiction.  I’ve worked with both of these people before on similar programs, but this meeting was different.  This time they were talking about themselves and their respective adult sons, both of whom...

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Veterans and the national anthem

The climactic scene of Ben Fountain's excellent novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk takes place in the middle of a Dallas Cowboys football game. Billy and the rest of his platoon, fresh from vicious combat in Iraq and being put on display around the country as war...

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Hidden in Plain Sight

You’d like Lynn (not her real name).  She’s friendly, fun, and bright – also a talented and accomplished leader, having worked her way up the ladder in the field of philanthropic fundraising.  Her resume lists exactly the kinds of experience a recruiter wants to see,...

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