Will Schwalbe

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(Schwalbe, Will) Will Schwalbe has worked in publishing; digital media, as the founder and CEO of Cookstr.com; and as a journalist, writing for various publications, including the New York Times and the South China Morning Post. He is the author of the New York Times best seller The End of Your Life Book Club and co-author, with David Shipley, of Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better. His latest, Books for Living (Knopf), is an inspiring and magical exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and distractions. Throughout, Schwalbe focuses on the way certain books can help us honor those we’ve loved and lost, and also figure out how to live each day more fully. Rich with stories and recommendations, Books for Living is a treasure for everyone who loves books and loves to hear the answer to the question: “What are you reading?”