A Life in Light

In her luminous new memoir, Mary Pipher taps into a cultural moment to offer wisdom, hope, and insight into loss and change. Drawing from her expertise as a psychologist specializing in women, trauma, and the effect of culture on our mental health, she looks at her own story in A Life in Light.  Her plainspoken depictions […]

Reviving Ophelia

25th Anniversary Edition Twenty-five years after the publication of the Reviving Ophelia,Mary Pipher and her daughter Sara Pipher Gilliam have revised and updated the original number #1 New York Times bestseller. They write that, while this generation is closer to their families and less rebellious than the one in 1994, it continues to struggle with America’s […]


December 5, 2019 It has been a long time since I wrote about my August trip to Scotland and, suddenly, it is December. This year has seemed both to be endless and to flash by.  The world in the midst of the largest refugee crisis since World War II; the climate crisis is accelerating and […]