Book Reviews

Mama's Last Hug A convincing research-based summary of the emotional life of animals. Reverence
The Reckless Way of Love Wisdom from a zealous Christian. Love
Falter An environmental activists fears and hopes about the survival of the human species. Hope
My Shoes and I (Mis Zapatos Y Yo) A bilingual picture book about the rugged journey a boy and his shoes make from El Salvador to the United States. Questing
The Most Important Point A remarkable collection of 60 dharma talks by a Zen master and cook. You
The World Could Be Otherwise A Buddhist teacher's suggestions for practicing the paramitas on our spiritual journey. Imagination
The Way of Forgiveness An inspiring collection of essays on forgiving self and others and receiving God's forgiveness. Forgiveness
The Art of Mindful Reading A delightful celebration of reading with plenty of practices for expanding and enriching the experience. You
Forest Bathing A naturopathic physician's recommendations for a revitalizing nature practice. Nurturing
Reflect Instructions from a mindfulness coach on how to have deeper experiences with the mundane and ordinary in our daily lives. Being Present
The Source of Self-Regard Wise observations on contemporary American life and the history that created it. Reverence
Can I Get a Witness? Profiles of men and women whose activism continues to inspire us. Faith
American Dialogue A fascinating exploration, cast as a dialogue between past and present, on key issues of American life. Justice
The Second Mountain A brilliant and persuasive toolkit of ideals, goals, and aspirations for a relational way of life. Transformation
Ghosts of Gold Mountain A portrait of and tribute to the Chinese immigrants who did more than their share in transforming America during the late 1800s. Connections
Liberty and Freedom A fascinating, detailed, and well-written history of how America's founding ideals have been conveyed through images and events. Meaning
The Zen Book of Life Wisdom to open hearts and minds. Teachers
Awaken Every Day A dazzling daybook with spiritual practices for when the rubber hits the road. Joy
The Last Unknowns A book of questions to get you thinking about what you want to know. Questing