"You eat God and excrete truth four hours later." (3) There's a toilet on the cover, a first for a Buddhist book, I reckon. Punk, monster movie making, and a decidedly raw version of dharma enliven this … more
A woman and a man lose their son in a tragic accident. Rather than trust in the medicine prescribed by her psychiatrist to ease her grief, he (a psychotherapist) decides to subject her to his own therapeutic … more
I had high expectations when I received this book as a gift, and they were fulfilled. A.J. Jacobs is hilarious and insightful at the same time as he tries to live using every rule from the Bible. He starts … more
Philip_M_Hellmich posted a Quick Tip about Christmas.
June 03, 2010
I'd been wanting to see this or a while and only managed to get the chance tonight. I was expecting a lot, as the trailer made it seem inspirational, and recommendations from friends only enforced that … more
Having not read any of Philip Pullman's previous works, I didn't go into this with any particular expectations, but I have to say that my mind was blown by how much I enjoyed it. The news surrounding … more
QUEENBFLIX posted a Quick Tip about Hey Ram.
May 01, 2010
Greg Garrett is an author I've recently discovered. After reading Shame, his latest fiction offering, I was smitten with his writing style. Shame was very introspective and full of deep emotional … more
In A History of Histories, British historian John Burrow sets himself a nearly impossible task in the title of the book alone. Impressively, he succeeds, describing the general form of history in the … more
Mosab Yousef Hassan is the son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef. The elder Yousef is one of the founders of Hamas, the militant Islamic group that controls Gaza and seeks the destruction of the state of Israel. … more