In Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity Andrew Solomon writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, or multiple severe disabilities; with children who are prodigies, who are conceived in rape, who become criminals, who are transgender. An extraordinary book about extraordinary families. So Suzy Says.
I Dreamed I Was A Dog is Joel Nakamura‘s exquisitely illustrated story about a young boy who dreams he is a dog. The boy’s canine adventure is populated by a wide swath of animal and as the adventure unfolds, we learn about the connection between all creatures in the vastness of the universe. A great bedtime read … Continue Reading
The Sex Issue: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Sexuality, Seduction, and Desire by The Editors of GOOP with a forward by Gwyneth Paltrow is an informative and wide-ranging resource on an important topic we don’t address honestly and openly often enough. Honest, judgement-free and useful. So Suzy Says.
Salt Water, Brianna Wiest’s debut poetry book, edited by Thought Catalog is filled with graceful prose that examine the self from a variety of perspectives. Wiest’s artful works illustrates how healing helps us to actualize our potential and connect us to the universe. A soulful read. So Suzy Says.
Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell is an engaging biography of Winston Churchill’s wife, confidante, critic and advisor. It’s a long over due homage to the woman who stood by Winston’ Churchill’s side for 57 years and who helped win WWII. I just finished and highly recommend it. So Suzy Says.
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker is an elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, that beseeches us to ignore the headlines and prophecies of doom and follow the data. Through graphs and prose Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise … Continue Reading
Heal Documentary: Change Your Mind. Change Your Body. Change Your Life directed by Kelly Noonan Gores features Deepak Chopra MD and Dr. Michael Beckwith explores the impact that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have on our health and ability to heal. Thank you, Susie Sheinberg for turning me onto this fascinating scientific journey. Great Spring Break reading. So Suzy Says.
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