Archive for May 2016

Being British

May 30th, 2016 | By

As the approaching EU referendum looms large, questions of what it means to be British are on everyone’s minds. Being British: Our Once & Future Selves is a journey into British culture and identity today, outlining a welcome new story for ourselves in these times of lack of belonging. It’s a book for the liberally minded,

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Books for writers

May 26th, 2016 | By

If you are an aspiring writer, you might like to check out Compass Books for insight and inspiration. Compass books focuses on practical and informative ‘how-to’ books for writers. Written by experienced authors who also have extensive experience of tutoring at the most popular creative writing workshops, the books offer an insight into the more

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Marrying Bipolar in the news!

May 22nd, 2016 | By

Natasha David’s recently published book Marrying Bipolar has been getting a lot of media attention since it came out. “At the beginning it was easy. It was almost a fun fairytale. Natasha David met John at a party, they fell in love, then a year later he called from the roof of a building threatening

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The Fall

May 20th, 2016 | By

UNDERLYING UNHAPPINESS by Steve Taylor Some of us think we can make ourselves happy by becoming rich and successful, by treating ourselves to endless pleasures and amusements, by finding an ideal partner, an ideal job, an ideal house, etc. But as is shown by the large number of studies of pools and lottery winners, of

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Featured Books – Enough is Plenty

May 17th, 2016 | By

Published in 2009, Enough is Plenty offers a perspective on life that the human race needs to hear, with every increasing urgency. Author Anne Ryan asks what it would be like if we put human and planetary well being at the centre of all our decision making? Increasingly we also need to ask what is

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Non-materialist philosophers

May 13th, 2016 | By

Here’s a photo from an informal gathering of non-materialist philosophers, scientists and scholars hosted by the University of Virginia Medical School, Department of Perceptual Studies. Many new collaboration opportunities are now emerging from that gathering. From left to right: — Bernardo Kastrup, author of many titles at Iff Books — Jeff Kripal, author of ‘Mutants and

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New for May – In Search of the Common Good

May 10th, 2016 | By

New for May 2016 – In Search of the Common Good, by Jack E. Brush In Search of the Common Good: Guideposts for Concerned Citizens is a sequel to the author’s book Citizens of the Broken Compass: Ethical and Religious Disorientation in the Age of Technology. As the title indicates, the work is not addressed to

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New for May – The Seven Deadly Whites

May 6th, 2016 | By

Out this May, The Seven Deadly Whites, is a new book revealing how the diet of today is directly linked to the diseases of civilization  – cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, dementia, ADD and more. Author Karl Elliot-Gough’s research over the past nine years has led him to becoming a nutritionist and herbalist. It’s this study

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Societe de Lecture

May 4th, 2016 | By

Lesley Lawson Botez has been invited to be a speaker at Geneva’s book fair. This is an event for members and the public and will happen on the 24 May. The audience is primarily from Geneva. You can find out more about the event here – Lesley Lawson Botez is the author of Holding Out for a Hero, Five

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