Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Barking Up the Wrong Tree Summary by Eric Barker (2017)ISBN: 9780062416049 –Review by Douglas Balzer Wrong assumptions, mistaken, misleading, or misguided we have all come to the wrong conclusion about other people. It can be an embarrassing and humiliating...
Wendell Berry and the Given Life

Wendell Berry and the Given Life

Wendell Berry and the Given LifeBy Ragan Sutterfield –Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D. The book jacket notes that for over fifty years, Wendell Berry has been helping seekers chart a return to the practice of being creatures. Through his essays, poetry...
Circe

Circe

Circeby Madeleine Miller–Review by Teri HyrkasConfession: I loved mythology as a teenager. Greek mythology, Norse mythology, and Native American legends, fables and stories were all on my bookshelf during my teen years. Filled with strong characters, many...
Tribal Leadership

Tribal Leadership

Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Logan and John King (2008) ISBN: 978-0-06-125130-6   –Review by Douglas Balzer   We have all heard that we are “the average of the five people we spend the most time with” or...
The Laws of Human Nature

The Laws of Human Nature

The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene (2018) ISBN: 9780525428145 hardcover –Review by Douglas Balzer As an avid student of human beings, the title of this book caught my attention. Then I did my research on the author, Robert Greene, I found a remarkable...
The Misfit’s Manifesto

The Misfit’s Manifesto

The Misfit’s Manifesto By Lidia Yuknavitch   –Review by Landrum P. Leavell III, Th.D.               The Misfit’s Manifesto is a TED book. I can’t remember where I came across it, but the title grabbed me. I’d never heard of Lidia, knew nothing of her story, and...