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The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks: Contingency of science and the balance of all life

In The River of Consciousness, the late author, neurologist and physician Oliver Sacks puzzles an intellectual reader with his cross-science view of human perception. Fascinated with Darwin, Freud, James, and ...
IKIGAI The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

IKIGAI The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Ikigai can be translated as life’s mission and understood as the reason for waking up every morning. The Spanish authors Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles paired their knowhow and skills ...
Tom Parker Bowles: The Year of Eating Dangerously

Tom Parker Bowles: The Year of Eating Dangerously

The Year of Eating Dangerously by Tom Parker Bowles is a belly-rising, conventional mindset challenging and palate-opening inspiration for adventurous travellers. The honest penmanship of the avowed British food writer ...
Gjelina: California cookbook from Venice Beach kitchen

Gjelina: California cookbook from Venice Beach kitchen

Gjelina cookbook by chef Travis Lett skyrocketed the sizzling hot stream of foodies to the Abbot Kinney road stretch, where the upbeat restaurant dwells. Gjelina is still my favourite California ...
Toyo Cuisine Parisienne Saveurs Japonaises: cooking with the rare ingredients of France and Japan rises awareness of biodiversity

Toyo Cuisine Parisienne Saveurs Japonaises: cooking with the rare ingredients of France and Japan rises awareness of biodiversity

This humble, yet valuably informative and aesthetically minimalist cookbook introduced me to the rare ingredients that in their essence express the biodiversity of France and Japan. A minimum of soy ...
Kate O'Donnell: The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook

Kate O'Donnell: The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook

The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook is A Seasonal Guide to Eating and Living Well with over 100 recipes for simple, healing foods. “Preparing food for yourself is a key element of ...
Eating, cooking and learning about the Cuisine Minceur of Michel Guérard

Eating, cooking and learning about the Cuisine Minceur of Michel Guérard

The Time Magazine run a cover story with Michel Guérard title "Hold the butter" in 1976, long before the global culinary scene moved to lighter cooking. The healthy dining pioneering French ...
On Vegetables Jeremy Fox

On Vegetables: cooking Cali vegetarian with chef Jeremy Fox

“Cook with what you find around you.” writes Jeremy Fox, the author of ON VEGETABLES. This southern California celebrating vegetarian cookbook is intended to inspire anyone, anywhere, not just the ...
Cicero: On the Good life

Cicero: On the Good life

Marcus Tullius Cicero was the most eloquent Roman orator, wealthy statesman, but also a sensitive humanist. On the Good life is a classical collection of his most influential philosophical discourses ...

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