Category: Literature & the Arts

Summer Reading Series: Martín Prechtel

  Martín Prechtel, author of The Smell of Rain on Dust, shares his summer reading list. Find out which books he plans to delve into in the coming months and why he chose each of them! For more lists from our Summer Reading Series, click here.   1) Wolf Totem by Jiang Rong True ecology away …continue

A Few Days in the Life of Minnie Goetze

by Phoebe Gloeckner The film adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl, starring Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, and Kristen Wiig, will be in theaters in New York City and Los Angeles on August 7 and in other major cities soon after. If you’re someone who has to read a book before watching the movie, you …continue

Summer Reading Series: Linda Bender

  Linda Bender, author of Animal Wisdom, shares her summer reading list. Find out which 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.   1) The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible by Charles Eisenstein …continue

Poem: Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is flying by our most beloved dwarf planet, with images expected to arrive back to Earth later this evening. As we wait in suspense, knowing that debris the size of a grain of rice could swiftly disable the spacecraft 1, here’s a poem from Pluto: New Horizons for a Lost Horizon about the reclassification of …continue

New Release: Moonlight Leaning Against an Old Rail Fence

  ABOUT THE BOOK Moonlight Leaning Against an Old Rail Fence is a collection of Dharma poetry that explores the many avenues of Buddhist philosophy in accessible yet eloquent language. Author and poet Paul Weiss has included commentary with each of his poems, allowing readers to further explore its meaning. His prose matches his verse …continue

Summer Reading Series: Benebell Wen

  Benebell Wen, author of Holistic Tarot, shares her summer reading list. Find out which 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.   1) The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education by Peter Coyote (creative nonfiction/memoir) …continue