In Pursuit of Silence

In Pursuit of Silence

By George Prochnik George Prochnik has always been a lover of silence – wearing earplugs, ratting out contractors who start work early, befriending his neighbors so he could join the party instead of listening to it, and even calling the DVR company to ask about that strange buzzing sound. Even if you aren't like George Prochnik, you might have noticed that we live in a very noisy society and it doesn't Read more »
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January 14, 2014
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-year-old Boy with Autism

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-year-old Boy with Autism

By Naoki Higashida Like most parents of autistic children, best-selling novelist David Mitchell and his wife KA Yoshida had read just about every book on autism they could find. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida, a thirteen-year-old autistic boy from Japan, is the one book that made a life-changing difference in their relationship with their autistic son. As the book was only available in Japanese, Yoshida and Mitchell quickly translated Read more »
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January 14, 2014
Proof of Heaven

Proof of Heaven

By Eben Alexander Proof of Heaven is one man’s story of a near-death experience. Eben Alexander is suddenly and inexplicably struck with a rare brain disease. While in a coma for seven days, Alexander explains that he was beyond this world and spoke with the Divine. Scientists have argued that these experiences are impossible and have cited numerous theories that explain how the brain creates fantasies under extreme stress. What is Read more »
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January 14, 2014
the bookshelf

the bookshelf

The following reviews are published courtesy of Lemuria Blog, Lemuria Bookstore, Jackson, Mississippi, www.lemuriabooks.com or blog.lemuriabooks.com. The Sports Gene By David Epstein Do you remember the star athlete at your high school? You know the one who excelled at every sport with ease? Maybe he or she was a natural. Or was it just disciplined training? For as long as humans have been competing, we've been debating nature vs. nurture. David Epstein, Read more »
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November 15, 2013
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