By Todd Grotenhuis
Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals

Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals

Oliver Burkeman

$27.00 $25.11

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

James Nestor

$28.00 $26.04

The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline

The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline

Dale Bredesen

$27.00 $25.11

Alzheimer's appears to be the result of chronic harm. This book introduces a suite of protocols to detect and remediate the issues that cause it.

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Nicholas Carr

$28.95

The way we read on the Internet is changing our brains. We’re getting better at some types of thinking and worse at others. But we can strengthen key thinking skills.

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

Kim Zetter

$18.00 $16.74

A true story that introduces cybersecurity and its importance even in physical space.

Changing Lenses: Restorative Justice for Our Times

Changing Lenses: Restorative Justice for Our Times

Howard Zehr

$21.99 $20.45

Answers: "what if justice systems focused on what the victim, offender, and community need?"

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Cal Newport

$28.00 $26.04

How to be intentional about technology use, such that it matches your needs, priorities, and values.

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

$35.00 $32.55

The foundational book on behavioral economics & cognitive science. Each chapter ends with tips on how to incorporate the lessons.

I Am Not Your Enemy: Stories to Transform a Divided World

I Am Not Your Enemy: Stories to Transform a Divided World

Michael T. McRay

$16.99 $15.80

From South Africa, Palestine, Ireland, and the USA, we hear stories how true peace requires both reconciliation and justice.

The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church

The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church

Gregory A. Boyd

$15.99 $14.87

Makes the case for love & service over power & domination.

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Cal Newport

$28.00 $26.04

An antidote to "multitasking" and the losses and anxiety that it produces.

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

Ryan North

$17.00 $15.81

A building guide for key technologies. Informative and delightfully amusing on almost every page.

Anathem

Anathem

Neal Stephenson

$19.98 $18.58

Fiction that introduces many philosophical and mathematical concepts in a unique way, while also painting a picture of what a life dedicated to depth might look like.

The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed

Ursula K. Le Guin

$16.98 $15.79

Fiction that contrasts possible societies and looks at how we might live well, even in scarcity.

The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel

The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel

Mary Robinette Kowal

$18.99 $17.66

One story of how me might overcome a worldwide cataclysm and save humanity.

The Cross and the Lynching Tree

The Cross and the Lynching Tree

James H. Cone

$27.00 $25.11

Where is hope found amidst torture and terror?

The Upside-Down Kingdom: Anniversary Edition

The Upside-Down Kingdom: Anniversary Edition

Donald B. Kraybill

$31.99 $29.75

Explores Jesus as a countercultural & subversive figure igniting a movement oriented towards justice.

The Old Testament Roots of Nonviolence

The Old Testament Roots of Nonviolence

Philip E. Friesen

$40.00 $37.20

Makes a case that God's intention has always been for humans to live with equality & peace.

Debt: The First 5,000 Years, Updated and Expanded

Debt: The First 5,000 Years, Updated and Expanded

David Graeber

$22.99 $21.38

Disabuses us of many of the modern myths around the origins of money.

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Peter Frase

$17.95 $16.69

What are different directions our political economy might go? These thought experiments will help you think of more, too.

No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters

No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters

Ursula K. Le Guin

$22.00 $20.46

Life lessons and wisdom taken from Le Guin's blog.

Educated: A Memoir

Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover

$28.00 $26.04

One person's story of surviving and thriving despite an abusive, anti-education upbringing.

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

$18.99 $17.66

How one mouse uses cunning to avoid the dangers of the forest.

How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X. Kendi

$27.00 $25.11

Racism is not only about personal bigotry, but how systems & policies affect the lives of people.