Book Reviews

No One Cares About Crazy People A strong argument for doing much more to help mentally ill people. Compassion
Emotional Rescue A three-step emotional change plan. Attention
Modern Death An enlightening book by a doctor with a sturdy grasp of the issues around death and dying. Transformation
Buddhism for Busy People A practical introduction to the core teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. Meaning
Goodbye, Things A reflection on the minimalist path that takes to heart the value of austerity and thrift. Meaning
The Book of Joy An illuminating dialogue on the spiritual practice of joy and its eight pillars. Joy
Boundless Heart The art of nurturing four important spiritual practices Nurturing
The Happiest Kids in the World An account of the perks and pleasures of childhood in the Netherlands. You
The Physics of Everyday Things A fascinating mapping of physics in our everyday lives. Attention
The Gospel in Gerard Manley Hopkins An overview of the intense life, ministry, and poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Imagination
Zen Echoes Zen commentaries reflecting ways to live every day by three female Zen Masters. Teachers
Spirit of the Earth A treasure-trove of wisdom on the bounties of nature from Native American voices. Devotion
Rumi's Little Book of the Heart An inspirational collection of poems about friendship, love, and loss. Transformation
A Little Book of Mystical Secrets An introduction to the life and teachings of Rumi's mentor and soulmate. Teachers
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? An edifying and wide-ranging examination of the versatility and resilience of nonhuman minds. Reverence
Wild Nights An appealingly creative romp through the history of sleep. Nurturing
Flavor A fascinating book that moves our most undervalued sense into the spotlight. Attention
The Five Longings A creative and practical exploration of the spiritual practice of yearning. Yearning
The Sleep Solution Tailor-made resource for those yearning for better sleep as good medicine for the body, mind, and soul. Nurturing
Saint Teresa of Avila An affirmation of a saint who celebrated the mystical connection between lover and the Beloved. Love