Books For Guidance on Developing a More Inclusive Workplace

With the mission of learning everything possible in order to be actively anti-racist, employers will benefit from four books—selected by Fast Company—that yield much insight on everything from unconscious bias in hiring practices to recognition of micro-aggressions. The works hail from authors James Baldwin (The Fire Next Time), Ijeoma Oluo (So You Want To Talk About Race), Bärí A Williams (Diversity in the Workplace), and …

LA Bookstores Offering Delivery + Pick-Up

Some of our favorite independent purveyors of all kinds of stories worth diving into

Reading—whether it be a biography, work of non-fiction, or fairytale—is transportive and educational. We learn and grow from writers with every turn of a page. While we’re consuming information at an alarming rate, even the most dense and serious books can create an oasis. With this in mind, we’re urging our audience to purchase directly from their local independent bookstores—most of which are more than …

At Home: COOL HUNTING in May

Highlights from what we've read and watched this month

Over the last month, all members of our editorial staff have (like everyone else) spent substantial time seeking distraction from the news by way of film and television, as well as all types of books. We all recognize the value of quality content—thoughtful independent cinema, detailed nonfiction biographies, well-written streaming series—but we also cherish the escapism provided by blockbusters, binge-worthy programs and, to be honest, …