Letter from the Publisher: Announcing Our New Board Co-Chairs

A few years ago, a prominent African American social-justice activist visited our office to discuss a potential book collaboration. We had a wide-ranging and fruitful conversation, noting many parallels between her passion for healing and justice and ours for the same. At one point she remarked, “I see you’ve published some authors of color, and …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Black Love Convergence

“Loving blackness as political resistance transforms our ways of looking and being and thus creates the conditions necessary for us to move against the forces of domination and death and reclaim black life.” —bell hooks Dear readers, North Atlantic Books is proud to support the work of the Black Love Convergence. In lieu of our normal …continue

How to Belly Breathe

When it comes to improved digestion, reduced levels of stress, and overall health, the gut is the place to start. But it’s not just about what we put into our bodies. It’s also about unlearning toxic patterns that restrict our oxygen levels, perpetuate stress, and impede whole-body health. According to Allison Post and Stephen Cavaliere, …continue

Letter from the Publisher

Sometimes the collaboration between an author and publisher starts with the tiniest of seeds. Such was the case with Lucinda Herring’s groundbreaking book, Reimagining Death: Stories and Practical Wisdom for Home Funerals and Green Burials. In June 2016 I read a social media post from a close friend of mine. I knew her mother had …continue

Lucinda Herring and Trebbe Johnson in Conversation

NAB authors Lucinda Herring, author of the upcoming book Reimagining Death, and Trebbe Johnson, author of Radical Joy for Hard Times, came together this fall to discuss life, grief, and the connections within their work. Below is their conversation.   Trebbe Johnson (TJ): Lucinda, you and I are both writing about circumstances that many people …continue