Book Reviews – April 2013

Make Your Brain Smarter

Make Your Brain Smarter

Author: Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. (with Shelly Kirkland)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 2013

Do you express the same ideas and opinions on issues over and over, complete tasks only as asked without thinking about the process, or strongly resist new concepts and technologies? If this is the case, “you are not harnessing the power of your frontal lobe (your brain’s command centre) to achieve your greatest potential,” says cognitive… Read more »


Gorilla Food: Living and Eating Organic, Vegan, and Raw

Gorilla Food: Living and Eating Organic, Vegan, and Raw

Author: Aaron Ash
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
Publish Date: 2012

Gorilla Food: Living and Eating Organic, Vegan, and Raw takes you a step beyond organic and vegan to including raw and living foods in your meals. Proponents of this diet, which is sometimes called raw foodism, believe that the natural enzymes in raw or living foods are beneficial and that these foods have higher nutrient value than foods that… Read more »


Pukka’s Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs

Pukka’s Promise: The Quest for Longer-Lived Dogs

Author: Ted Kerasote
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish Date:2013

As recorded in his best selling book, Merle’s Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog, Ted Kerasote watched his beloved Merle die from brain cancer – and thus began his five-year exploration into why dogs get sick and die so soon. He promised his new pup, Pukka, that he would do everything in his power to give him a long and healthy life… Read more »

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