In this era of information overload, Reader’s Digest offers something unique: the very best advice, information and inspiration from multiple sources, condensed into an easy-to-read digest. In each issue you’ll get trusted, time-saving insights about Health, Personal Finance, Work, Family, and National issues, PLUS exclusive book excerpts, news-making interviews, and humor.
Where I’m From
LETTERS • NOTES ON Past Issues
The Appalachian Apple Hunter • Thousands of varieties of our favorite fruit have nearly died out. One man is trying to bring them back.
Memphis the Great Dane • LINDON, UTAH
LIFE IN THESE United States
We Found a FIX HELP, HACKS & HOW TO
HUMOR in UNIFORM
Pepitas Pack a Punch
High-Flying Facts About Air Travel
All in a Day’s WORK
Reduce-a-What? • Eating a little less of certain foods can do a lot of good
Breathe Better for Your Whole Body
News FROM THE WORLD OF MEDICINE
LAUGHTER THE BEST Medicine
MY PET REMINDS ME OF SOMEONE
WHERE, OH WHERE?
The NICEST PLACES in AMERICA
AND THE TOP HONOR GOES TO … COULTERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
THE KINGSPORT CAROUSEL • IN KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE
LUCKY CANDY BODEGA • IN THE BRONX, NEW YORK
The Road to the Nicest Places
A Soldier’s Ghost Story • The World War II veteran had a mysterious visitor who showed up at his bedside with a clear, comforting message
SUPERNATURAL VISITORS • Readers share their not-so-scary ghost stories
22 RIVERS across 22 STATES in 22 MONTHS • A lone canoeist crosses America in search of what binds us together
“WE CAUGHT OUR STALKER” • For five years, he filled their days with dread, their nights with fear. Then they fought back.
THE REUSE KING • If you happen to be sitting on 8,000 lengths of blue rope or a few dozen 26-foot-long guardrails, this guy wants to talk
12 Tips for More Sustainable Living • Doing right by the planet is easier than you think, and might just help your wallet as well
The RD LIST READ, WATCH, LISTEN
Brain GAMES SHARPEN YOUR MIND
A TRUSTED FRIEND IN A COMPLICATED WORLD