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

Building Resilience with Tarot: An Excerpt from Holistic Tarot

Adapted from Holistic Tarot by Benebell Wen. Using Tarot to Build Resilience Building personal resilience and crisis management tools is a broad topic and not one specific to tarot—but the Seekers who are most inclined to consult a tarot practitioner are typically ones who are troubled. Any little measure that you, the practitioner, can take …continue

Crystal Care, Conjuring, and Crafting from Sacred Medicine Cupboard

Adapted from Sacred Medicine Cupboard Magic is an attempt to understand, experience, and influence the world using rituals, symbols, actions, gestures, and language. Magic can include storytelling, imagination, intention, touch, and ritual. In pagan traditions, a spell is literally linking letters together to make words that spell out your intentions; this pure prose expresses and …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Changed in a Flash

  One of the challenges of publishing books that question conventional wisdom is that conventional methods for determining their validity are not wholly sufficient. After all, conventional wisdom would never evolve if brave voices (and brave publishers) didn’t take chances on positions that at first blush seemed unlikely, unusual, or even unfathomable. As Einstein famously …continue

The Curious History of Pumpkins (+ Recipes!)

A few years ago, we published The Curious History of Vegetables—one part folklore, one part anthropology, and 100% love letter to the secret life of food. In a global deep-dive into our relationships with veggies, Wolf Storl explores the complex, multilayered meanings we’ve ascribed to everything from the elusive artichoke to the humble potato. Since the …continue