Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.Labor Day, on the first Monday in September, traditionally marks the end of summer for Americans and brings with it the fashion convention of no longer wearing...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.The coming-of-age autobiography of one of America’s greatest poets; a shrewd examination of incarceration in the 21st century that is still heavily linked to...

Is a company worth $65-billion the big brother China’s melancholic youngsters need? Netease thinks so. When popular music player Netease Cloud Music announced the launch of its “Cloud Healing Center” (yuncun zhiyusuo) in early August, users began a heated debate online. The Healing...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.With the recent lifting of the U.S. State Department’s “Do Not Travel” advisory, grounded travelers are itching to get out on the open road or in the...

Including a new novel from the lauded Italian author Elena Ferrante, a memoir from celebrity chef David Chang, and analysis from BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen about how millennials became the burnout generation at work, here are nine new books being published in September.Courtesy of...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.If you’ve been doing some online shopping lately, as many U.S. consumers have during the pandemic to avoid shopping in person (and maybe even just to pass the...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.Seven days before her wedding, Jacqueline Lachevre lost her venue. And the caterer. And the string quartet. While some couples were able to reschedule their...

Working from home (WFH) used to be a bit of a polarising subject. You either believe it works, or you do not. The past few months, however, have shown that we can be just as productive working from home, as we usually are from our office desk. My colleagues and I are quite fortunate in this regard....

Remember the Avengers? A set of Earth’s mightiest heroes coming together to save the world. Ring a bell? Just like a startup, that is most usually a few talented, driven people coming together to do something about a problem they have perceived. Although the Avengers franchise has a happy...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.The lipstick index might now be the mascara index. With many people now required to wear a mask while out in public, consumers have turned to upping their eye...

The death knell for the fashion industry—heralded for years by analysts, pundits, and consumers alike—has finally arrived. Neiman Marcus, J. Crew, Centric Brands, and Brooks Brothers are only the beginning. PVH and Gap have both lost over $1 billion this year. LVMH and Kering recently reported...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.For many students who defaulted to remote learning this past spring, it’s become abundantly clear that a virtual “one-size fits all” approach to education...

This new hiring platform has a lot to offer, but needs more time to grow.   By Nikki Yuen   Hiring is a core facet of any company’s operations, but with so many recruitment platforms, job fairs, and headhunters to choose from, it can be...

Being stuck at home for most of the year so far has been challenging, and with a new surge coming we are likely to be self-isolating for a while longer. Physical activity is crucial during this time if for nothing else than to give us something to do other than sit around and wait for a...

A former congresswoman’s memoir about her personal experience of misogyny and double-standards in politics, a novel about a deported “Dreamer” who makes his way back to the United States through an arduous and heartbreaking journey, and the one royal biography (of many this summer) to rule...