Emily Porter is new to the team at 800-CEO-READ. A photographer who has worked in the film industry for the past eight years she has always had a constant love for books. When not at work she enjoys curling up with her cats, adding to her bookshelves, yoga, and seeing new landscapes. Travel. Cats. Coffee. Tea. Film. Books. RadioLab. National Geographic. Patti Smith. Dinosaurs.

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Tales of the City

By Emily Porter, published June 7, 2019, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Fiction

Armistead Maupin's San Francisco series is, quite simply put, a masterpiece.


Tin Man: A Novel

By Emily Porter, published May 9, 2019, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Fiction, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Sarah Winman's Tin Man is a novel "full of love, loss, and the awe of rebuilding your soul after devastating grief."


The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction

By Emily Porter, published April 24, 2019, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Innovation & Creativity, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Our newest employee, Emily Porter, reviews Meghan Cox Gurdon's new book about "The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction."