EARTHLINGS: A NOVEL, by Sayaka Murata, Grove Press/Publishers Group West

Ewww! Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet. Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano, dreaming of other worlds. When a terrible sequence of events threatens to part the … Continue reading EARTHLINGS: A NOVEL, by Sayaka Murata, Grove Press/Publishers Group West

2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit/Hachette Book Group

The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, … Continue reading 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit/Hachette Book Group

JEAN VANIER MADE FOR HAPPINESS, Discovering the Meaning of Life with Aristotle, Introduction by Ian Brown, House of Anansi

In Made for Happiness, Jean Vanier examines the basis for modern moral philosophy and its role in our lives today. Having discovered through his work with the intellectually disabled the degree to which our society is divided, and our values misplaced, Vanier invites us to read with fresh eyes theories of happiness written 2,400 years … Continue reading JEAN VANIER MADE FOR HAPPINESS, Discovering the Meaning of Life with Aristotle, Introduction by Ian Brown, House of Anansi