Philosophy + Religion

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MACHIAVELLI: THE ART OF TEACHING PEOPLE WHAT TO FEAR

Written by Boucheron, Patrick
In a series of poignant vignettes, a preeminent historian makes a compelling case for Machiavelli as an unjustly maligned figure with valuable political insights that resonate as strongly today as they did in his time. Whenever a tempestuous period in history begins, Machiavelli is summoned, because he is known as one for philosophizing in dark times.
February 11, 2020 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 176 Pages |
$14.99
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TRAGEDY, THE GREEKS, AND US

Written by Critchley, Simon
From the moderator of The New York Times philosophy blog "The Stone," a book that argues that if we want to understand ourselves we have to go back to theater, to the stage of our lives Tragedy presents a world of conflict and troubling emotion, a world where private and public lives collide and collapse.
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 336 Pages |
$16.95
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HOW TO LIVE A GOOD LIFE: A GUIDE TO CHOOSING YOUR PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY

Written by Kaufman, Daniel
A collection of essays by fifteen philosophers presenting a thoughtful, introductory guide to choosing a philosophy for living an examined and meaningful life. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL Socrates famously said "the unexamined life is not worth living," but what does it mean to truly live philosophically?
January 7, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 320 Pages |
$16.95
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HEAVEN AND HELL: A HISTORY OF THE AFTERLIFE

Written by Ehrman, Bart D
A New York Times bestselling historian of early Christianity takes on two of the most gripping questions of human existence: where did the ideas of heaven and hell come from, and why do they endure? What happens when we die? A recent Pew Research poll showed that 72% of Americans believe in a literal heaven, 58% in a literal hell.
March 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 352 Pages |
$28.00
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JUST SO: THE BOOK

Written by Watts, Alan
From the luminary and prophetic Alan Watts, an invitation to embrace pleasure, play, and connection in our ever-evolving world
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | Sounds True | 216 Pages |
$17.99
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HEBREW MELODIES

Written by Heine, Heinrich
One of the most important German poets of the nineteenth century, Heinrich Heine was a convert without conviction. He chose Christianity over Judaism as a means of securing an academic career, but when his conversion failed to yield the hoped-for job opportunities, he devoted himself to writing instead.
October 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Penn State University Press |
$20.00
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WHY RELIGION?: A PERSONAL STORY

Written by Pagels, Elaine
New York Times bestsellerOne of PW's Best Books of the YearOne of Amazon's Best Books of the Month
January 21, 2020 | Paperback | Ecco Press |
$17.99
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HOW TO CONNECT

Written by Nhat Hanh, Thich
The simple, refreshing meditations of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh give us the tools to restore our inherent connection to nature, each other, our ancestors, and ourselves. The Mindfulness Essentials series is a back-to-basics collection from world-renowned Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh that introduces everyone to the essentials of mindfulness practice.
June 16, 2020 | Paperback | Parallax Press |
$9.95
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BOOK OF ICHIGO ICHIE: THE ART OF MAKING THE MOST OF EVERY MOMENT, THE JAPANESE WAY

Written by Miralles, Francesc
Learn to make every moment a once-in-a-lifetime experience with this definitive guide to the Japanese art of ichigo ichie (pronounced itchy-GO itchy-A), from the bestselling authors of Ikigai. Every moment in our life happens only once, and if we let it slip away, we lose it forever--an idea captured by the Japanese phrase ichigo ichie.
December 31, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Books | 208 Pages |
$22.00
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WOMAN MAKES A PLAN: ADVICE FOR A LIFETIME OF ADVENTURE, BEAUTY, AND SUCCESS

Written by Musk, Maye
The international supermodel shares personal stories and lessons learned from a life of "living dangerously--carefully" Maye Musk at seventy-one is a fashionable, charming, jet-setting supermodel with a fascinating and tight-knit circle of family and friends.
December 31, 2019 | Hardcover | Viking | 224 Pages |
$22.00

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