Book Reviews: November 2011

The Family Naturopathic Encyclopedia

The Family Naturopathic Encyclopedia

Authors: Linda Woolven and Ted Snider
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Book Publication: 2011

Philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau believed that “nature did her best each moment to make us well,”  and furthermore, that we should not resist her. The Family Naturopathic Encyclopedia makes it easy to comply with nature’s wishes.

Written by Ted Snider and Toronto-based herbalist and acupuncturist Linda Woolven, this is a… Read more »

The Seasons of the Soul: The Poetic guidance and spiritual wisdom of Hermann Hesse

The Seasons of the Soul: The Poetic guidance and spiritual wisdom of Hermann Hesse

Author: Hermann Hesse (translated by Ludwig Max Fischer, PhD)
Publisher: Random House
Book Publication: 2011

Vowing at an early age “to be a poet or nothing at all,” Hermann Hesse rebelled against formal education, focusing on a rigorous program of independent study that included literature, philosophy, art, and history. One result of these efforts was a series of novels that became counterculture bibles. These books, including Siddhartha and … Read more »

What Your Birthday Reveals About Your Sex Life: Your Key to the Sex Life You Were Born to Have

What Your Birthday Reveals About Your Sex Life: Your Key to the Sex Life You Were Born to Have

Author: Phyllis Vega
Publisher: Adams Media
Book Publication: 2011

Born on August 8? You’re a Leo, a powerhouse of sexual energy. You love being in control in the bedroom. How about October 28? You’re a Scorpio, and nearly impossible to please. But long-lasting romps will be good for getting out your aggression. A spring baby? Your lover better learn how to flex his or her fingers. If you’re an April… Read more »

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