Books

Transition Timeline

Giving teeth and traction to the Transition movement springing up across the land—mapping our path of “energy descent” and the changes needed to make it through to a greener, truly sustainable human...

Clutter Busting

With less money coming in, there’s less junk in our lives, right? Well, maybe. Here’s a neat new book that zeroes in on “the clutter” in our houses and our hearts. It’s called Clutter Busting:...

Ecological Intelligence

The author of Emotional Intelligence now brings us Ecological Intelligence revealing the hidden environmental consequences of what we make and buy, and how with that knowledge we can drive the...

The Living Universe

Here’s a brilliant synthesis of big-picture evolution. If the news about where humanity is tanking is getting you depressed, you need to read this book. It’s called THE LIVING UNIVERSE: Where Are We...

Lovingkindness

With spring’s fantastic upsurge of blossoming —“the force that through the green fuse drives the flower”— the season of loving is upon us again. So, if love is really all we need, how do we do it?...

Art of Sacred Gardening

One of the gardeners who has co-created the astonishingly lovely gardens at Hollyhock has crafted a similarly beautiful book. Claudia Raaen’s magnificent flower and nature photography is stunningly...

The Art of Conversation

Ever wondered what happened to juicy conversations? Well, this woman not only has, but she’s also written a delightfully chatty and nuanced immersion in the great art itself. It’s The Art of...

The Three Marriages: Re-Imagining Work, Self & Relationship

“Leave it to a poet to find the poetry in the world of work,” says The Washington Post about David Whyte’s new book The Three Marriages: Re-Imagining Work, Self, and Relationship It’s a $28.50...

Agenda For a New Economy

David Korten, also author of The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, is the first great thinker to assemble a detailed road map for a new economy where people, the planet, and communities...

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

Ken Robinson’s amazing landmark speech on creativity and innovation at the 2006 TED conference (free to enjoy at ted.com) has been down-loaded more than a million times. And now he has a...