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The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales Cover Image
By Donald Smith (Foreword by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780750992039
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Published: The History Press - April 1st, 2020

This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press’ popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers.


Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places Cover Image
By Annette Giesecke, Jim Tierney (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780762470013
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 6th, 2020

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology.


The Hope of Glory: Reflections on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780593236666
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Published: Convergent Books - February 18th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham explores the seven last sayings of Jesus as recorded in the Gospels, combining rich historical and theological insights to reflect on the true heart of the Christian story.


Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982171865
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Published: Simon & Schuster - December 1st, 2020

In this uplifting and practical book, written in collaboration with his biographer, Austen Ivereigh, the preeminent spiritual leader explains why we must—and how we can—make the world safer, fairer, and healthier for all people now.

In the COVID crisis, the beloved shepherd of over one billion Catholics saw the cruelty and inequity of our society exposed more vividly than


How to Teach Philosophy to Your Dog: Exploring the Big Questions in Life Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643133119
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Published: Pegasus Books - February 4th, 2020

Because man’s best friend deserves to know the secrets of how to live a good life, too.

Monty was just like any other dog. A scruffy and irascible Maltese terrier, he enjoyed barking at pugs and sniffing at trees.


Philosophy for Polar Explorers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781524749118
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Published: Pantheon - November 17th, 2020

In Philosophy for Polar Explorers, Erling Kagge, renowned explorer and acclaimed author of Silence and Walking, provides a thoughtful and eloquent meditation on adventure and discovery.


I Know This to Be True: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781797200163
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 24th, 2020

The I Know This to Be True series is a collection of extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answering the same questions, as well as sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom.


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER  · USA TODAY BESTSELLER


Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250310576
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 1st, 2020

From one of most prominent figures in the field of meditation comes a guidebook for how to use mindfulness to build our inner strength, find balance, and help create a better world.


Tiny Love Stories: True Tales of Love in 100 Words or Less Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781579659912
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Published: Artisan - December 8th, 2020

“Charming. . . . A moving testament to the diversity and depths of love.”
Publishers Weekly


You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be swept away—in less time than it takes to read this paragraph.


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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (20th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611803433
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Published: Shambhala - June 7th, 2016

Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library.


Hundred: What You Learn in a Lifetime Cover Image
By Heike Faller, Valerio Vidali (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781250237026
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Published: Celadon Books - October 22nd, 2019

In HUNDRED, the simple pleasures and hard lessons of each age are gorgeously presented as a full color, illustrated journey of the passage of time.
What did you learn in life? At age 3? At 21? What about 45? 65? 80 and beyond? How can you share this wisdom with the people you love?


The Truth Will Set You Free, But First It Will Piss You Off!: Thoughts on Life, Love, and Rebellion Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780593132685
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Published: Random House - October 29th, 2019

A beautifully illustrated collection of Gloria Steinem’s most inspirational and outrageous quotes, with an introduction and essays by the feminist activist herself

“A fearless book full of passion, resolute perspective, and unbiased hope for the future.”—Janelle Monáe


Navigate Your Stars Cover Image
By Jesmyn Ward, Gina Triplett (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982131326
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Published: Scribner - April 7th, 2020

A revelatory, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated meditation on dedication, hard work, and the power of perseverance from the beloved, New York Times bestselling, and two-time National Book Award–winning Jesmyn Ward.

For Tulane University’s 2018 commencement, Jesmyn Ward delivered a stirring speech about the value of hard work and the importance of respect for on


If This Isn't Nice, What Is? (Even More) Expanded Third Edition: The Graduation Speeches and Other Words to Live By Cover Image
By Kurt Vonnegut, Dan Wakefield (Selected by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781609806101
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Published: Seven Stories Press - March 31st, 2020

For this first-ever paperback edition of If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?, the beloved collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s campus speeches, editor Dan Wakefield has unearthed three early gems as a sort of prequel—the anti-war Moratorium Day speech he gave in Barnstable, Massachusetts, in October 1969, a 1970 speech to Bennington College recommending “skylarking,” and a 1


Arthurian Legends Cover Image
By Rosalind Kerven (Retold by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781849945417
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Published: Batsford - May 7th, 2019

For fans of Camelot and King Arthur, here are seven classic Arthurian legends, retold by a master storyteller and accompanied by beautiful illustrations and notes on their background.


House Blessings: Prayers, Poems, and Toasts Celebrating Home and Family Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780974848600
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 21st, 2005

The home has long been the center of our family lives. This is where we gather to create memories with family and friends and to find comfort and solace for ourselves. In House Blessings, best-selling anthologist June Cotner has assembled a moving collection of interfaith prayers, poems, and toasts that speak to the experiences we share in turning our houses into our homes.


The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525431923
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Published: Anchor - October 20th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

ONE OF THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


How to Put a Whale in a Suitcase Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781849766234
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Published: Tate Publishing - October 29th, 2019

A thought-provoking and striking new title from Raul Guridi that explores the theme of migration
 
What happens if you suddenly have to leave your home and put everything you love into one suitcase? How do you begin to fit everything in?