Must-Reads Of Summer 2012

Summer is officially here. That means it’s time to break out a beach chair, and a few good books. What are you looking forward to reading this summer? What have you already read this year and loved? Share your summer reading picks here.

An Interview With Alison Bechdel

Alison Bechdel is a cartoonist, who for 25 years wrote and drew the much-loved comic strip, "Dykes To Watch Out For." In 2006, she published her first graphic memoir "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic," which became a huge bestseller. Now, Bechdel has a second memoir out, "Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama."

How We Define And Experience “Middle Age”

"Middle-aged" is kind of a loaded phrase in American culture that conjures up different things for different people. For some, there’s the fear that it’s all downhill from here. For others, there’s the feeling that these are the best years, a time rich with freedom, success, and influence.

Reeve Lindbergh On Her Mother’s Life And Writings

Anne Morrow Lindbergh was a prolific writer, publishing a number of books during her lifetime, many chronicling her life with her aviator husband, Charles. Now, her daughter Reeve Lindbergh is sharing a new chapter in her family’s story, publishing "Against Wind & Tide," a book of her mother’s letters and journals that span 1947-1986.

Single Dads, Teenage Daughters: A Survival Guide

Navigating a teenage girl’s experiences and emotions can be tough on parents, and sometimes overwhelming for single fathers. There are cliques and crushes, dating, puberty, hormones and eating disorders to contend with. We talk to the authors of a new book: "But Dad! A Survival Guide For Single Fathers Of Tween And Teen Daughters."