"None of this is real and all of it is true." --Jim Carrey
The first authoritative biography of the Dalai Lama—a story by turns inspiring and shocking—from an acclaimed Tibetan scholar with exceptional access to his subject.
The Dalai Lama’s message of peace and compassion resonates with people of all faiths and none. Yet, for all his worldwide fame, he remains personally elusive.$16.00ISBN: 9780807047415Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018
The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.$26.99ISBN: 9780062890009Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: William Morrow - April 28th, 2020
An exquisite debut from a talented artist, Tomasz Jedrowski has told far more than a story with 'Swimming in the Dark.' Through Ludwik and Janusz, he allows the reader to peel back the deeply personal and too often tragic dimensions of our inner-turmoil, and of the impossible decisions we face through a lifetime. He artfully guides us through a philisophical and passionate picture of love, rebellion, family, and the meaning of home. By the time I flipped to the very last page, a single tear finally released itself, at once blurring my vision, and enveloping myself into the life of both anguish and possibility.$17.99ISBN: 9781683642947Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Sounds True - February 25th, 2020
From the luminary and prophetic Alan Watts, an invitation to embrace pleasure, play, and connection in our ever-evolving world
“If you were God,” asked Alan Watts, “what kind of universe would you create? A perfect one free of suffering and drama? Or one filled with surprise and delight?”$24.00ISBN: 9780316478526Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019
Engaging and urgent, 'Talking to Strangers' suggests that perhaps we don't know what we think we know about the people we don't know. This causes us to default-to-fear, and the implications are as far reaching as you can imagine. This is a necessary and timely conversation, and my favorite book of the year!$15.99ISBN: 9781937512835Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Two Dollar Radio - November 12th, 2019
"Beautiful, brilliant, bold... Tantamount to a slice from the Americana songbook." --Christopher John Stephens, PopMatters$28.95ISBN: 9780231176989Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Columbia University Press - June 4th, 2019
Thomas Berry (1914-2009) was one of the twentieth century's most prescient and profound thinkers. As a cultural historian, he sought a broader perspective on humanity's relationship to the earth in order to respond to the ecological and social challenges of our times.$17.95ISBN: 9781556438806Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.Published: North Atlantic Books - January 5th, 2010
Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach.$28.00ISBN: 9781594204227Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.Published: Penguin Press - May 15th, 2018
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A New York Times Notable Book
The #1 New York Times bestseller.$15.00ISBN: 9780300209433Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Yale University Press - October 21st, 2014
An epic story of the emergence of the universe and of the community of life, with a new vision for how we might bring forth a vibrant Earth Community
Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth.$15.00ISBN: 9780679720218Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Vintage - May 7th, 1991
“Its relevance lashes you across the face.” —Stephen Metcalf, The Los Angeles Times • “A redemptive book, one that wills the reader to believe, even in a time of despair.” —Roger Lowenstein, The Washington Post$24.99ISBN: 9780062316110Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018
Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg, now available as a beautifully packaged paperback$29.99ISBN: 9781250092700Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2016
The Well of Being, from Jean-Pierre Weill, is an illustrated inquiry into the art of happiness and what it means to be radically alive in our daily moments. Images and a graceful philosophic text invite us to awaken from our constructed stories that we may return to this world and live in the present.$15.00ISBN: 9780316068222Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Little, Brown and Company - April 14th, 2009In this rare peak into the personal life of the author of numerous bestselling novels, gain an understanding of David Foster Wallace and how he became the man that he was.$16.95ISBN: 9781608685400Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.Published: New World Library - August 25th, 2018
Deep down, most people think that happiness comes from having or doing something.
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