Author: Marina Snyder

Marina is the Marketing & Digital Programs Coordinator at North Atlantic Books. After living in New Orleans and Amsterdam, and exploring a couple of continents, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to work at NAB. She's passionate about astrology, nonfiction books, and sustainable living, as well as all things metaphysical.

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Gay Dillingham’s film about the relationship between Leary and Dass before Leary’s death is coming to Bay Area theaters July 10th! Opening July 10th Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary is turning on in the Bay Area in just a couple of weeks. Make note that during the opening weekend the film makers and …continue

How to Camoflauge like a Ninja

written by Sean Michael Wilson, illustrated by Akiko Shimojima   Set in feudal Japan, Secrets of the Ninja tells the story of Hisaaki and Norio as they learn the essential tactics, weapons, and values of shinobi from Master Nagata Saburo. Join them for a lesson as Nagata-Sensei explains how to master two vital ninja traits: assimilation …continue

Summer Reading Series: Liz Cunningham

Liz Cunningham, author of Ocean Country, shares her summer reading list. Find out what five books she plans to delve into in the coming months and why she chose each of them! For more lists from our Summer Reading Series, click here. This morning I closed my eyes and asked myself to think of what words …continue

Proof that Crop Circles Are Not a Hoax

by Gary S. Bobroff In the follow excerpt from Crop Circles, Jung, and the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine, Gary Bobroff provides readers with some evidence against the theory that crop circles are just a hoax. As part of the ongoing debate, this information might just change where you stand on the topic!   Body …continue

“Narrow Bridge” from Balancing on the Mechitza

Excerpt from Balancing the Mechitza by Aaron Devon Aaron Devor is in the first generation of scholars who are transgender themselves and who study and write scholarly works about transgender concerns. This short essay tells the story of how he ritually marked his own gender transition. The story outlines the value that this ritual had …continue

What We Can Learn from Our Pets

Excerpt from Animal Wisdom by Linda Bender; pet photos from NAB staff Since June is National Adopt a Cat Month, we’re posting an excerpt from Linda Bender’s Animal Wisdom about the joys of living with animal companions, as well as some photos of staff pets. We hope you feel inspired to spend some extra time with your …continue