Octavia E. Butler makes the New York Times Best Sellers list for the first time


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Fortune— Fourteen years after her death, readers are flocking to Parable of the Sower, a dystopian novel set in California in 2024

kottke.org—The Best Self-Help Books of the 21st Century. I appreciated this list of 21 Books for a Better You in the 21st Century from Kelli María Korducki, filled with books that help the self without necessarily being quote-unquote self-help books. Here are a few selections I found interesting: The Body Is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor. “Taylor argues that our personal bodily hang-ups — and the beauty standards that inform them — are manifestations of internalized inequality. By lending credence to unjust strictures, our self-hate...

t.co—New Jersey governor declares Juneteenth a public holiday.

www.bloomberg.com—Lumber's Staggering Rally Has New Homes Selling for $16,148 More.... Lumber's Staggering Rally Has New Homes Selling for $16,148 More