From writing New York bestselling novels to writing for a network TV show Law & Order, How did Peter Blauner get there and return to the embrace of fictions?

The central story line for Born Anxious starts with stress methylation — an “epigenetic modification” that occurs early in life, in the womb or during the first year of an infant’s life.

1955. It’s springtime in New York and unseasonably balmy. Cherry blossoms dot Central Park with pale pink, and “Melody of Love” drifts from the radio. And twenty-eight year old Marilyn had just moved to New York after breaking her contract with Twentieth Century Fox.

Joseph Smith: Genius

by Jack Kelly

He’s one of the oddest of the characters who roamed through our early republic. Joseph Smith Jr., at age 24, founded the only cult to become a world religion since Mohammed kicked off Islam in the year 622.