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julian-guthrie's picture
Aug.01.2011
My book, The Grace of Everyday Saints: How a Band of Believers Lost Their Church and Found Their Faith, asks: What is sacred? Where is the truth? What does it mean when everything you have counted on is suddenly no longer there? This true story is about a group of Catholics in one San Francisco...
chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
May.05.2010
Late afternoon sun sneaks through the windows of a passport and visa office in an unnamed American city. Most customers and even most office workers have come and gone, but nine people remain. A punky teenager with an unexpected gift. An upper-class Caucasian couple whose relationship is...
rana-diorio's picture
Oct.26.2009
What Does It Mean To Be Global? is an engaging children's storybook about community, traditions, values and diversity. Targeted at 4 - 7 year olds, this special picture book will help parents and educators to teach children how to think globally in a whimsical yet thought-provoking way. Versions...
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Sep.16.2009
When you were young and idealistic, who was the person you saw in the mirror? What were your expectations and those of your family and community? And now that you're older and have attained prominence, how do you feel about the person you have become and the direction your life has actually taken?...
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
The year 2007 is when novels depicting a world after peak oil can truly be said to have arrived. Just as prices were surging at the pumps, so bookstore shelves were teeming with fiction that dared to imagine what life might resemble once there was no gas left at all.
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
...Future Scenarios serves as a good introduction to the concept of future energy descent/climate change scenarios. Again, it offers nothing too earth-shatteringly novel for the sincere peak oil or climate change follower (who could easily finish it in a couple of hours, with distractions in the...
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
There’s no doubting Zeigler’s accomplishments or the validity of his arguments in Culture Change. He has thought and read deeply about these issues, and it shows. There’s neither a single gap to be found in his logic nor a claim made without hard evidence or examples. He writes cogently,...
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
Not One Drop is a heroic book. It is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the calamitous consequences of our society’s addiction to oil, or of corporations’ ability to avert punishment by claiming “corporate personhood.”
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
Rhetoric for Radicals concludes on a hopeful note, with the wish that its activist readership will internalize the book’s rhetorical tools and tactics, and will be that much better equipped to become “the rhetors of the past who created the future.” And indeed, there can be but little doubt that...
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
...Astyk knows what she’s talking about from firsthand experience, having devoted her life to subsistence living ever since becoming peak oil-aware. In short, her book truly embodies New Society’s slogan “books to walk the talk.” This, along with Astyk’s unique perspective as a woman, a mother and...