The Headspace Guide to Meditation + Mindfulness

We interview co-founder Andy Puddicombe as his thoughtful book makes its way to the US

There’s something quite surreal about interviewing someone who speaks to you every day. This was the case when we sat down with Andy Puddicombe, founder of the Headspace meditation app. As daily users of the app, for which Puddicombe vocally guides people toward mindfulness, we felt an immediate connection upon hearing him speak. This uncommon experience, however, was driven by appreciation. From the app to …

The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums

The first English language guide of its kind to be published in 30 years

Across 176 full-color pages, author and historian Sophie Richard delivers comprehensive insight on over 50 art museums and galleries throughout Japan in her first book “The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums.” Filled with practical knowledge, interior and exterior photography, plus insider tips learned directly from museum curators and directors, it makes for an essential travel companion for art enthusiasts touring the nation. The guidebook …

Wine: A Tasting Course

An illustrated, informative and extremely helpful guide to the world of wine

There can be a little (or a lot) of anxiety around ordering wine at a restaurant or even serving it at home. It’s one of the most refined alcohol cultures and there is always something else to learn—about pairing, temperature, aging and so much more. While you don’t need to be a sommelier to enjoy wine, or to know about it, “Wine: A Tasting Course” …