Posts Tagged ‘Mental Health’

Shari Johnson, Alex Grecian

June 29 . 2012

Christians can change their minds on homosexuality says Shari Johnson who is the author of Above All Things and is president of the PFLAG chapter in Odessa, Texas.  Alex Grecian‘s debut novel, The Yard is an imaginative historical thriller that takes readers to London, circa 1889, in the years of the city’s legendary police force.

Lynn Stout, John Coates

June 21 . 2012

Lynn Stout shows how shareholder value thinking endangers not only investors but the rest of us as well in The Shareholder Value Myth. Then, neuroscientist John Coates reveals the biology of how risk taking transforms our body chemistry in The Hour Between Dog and Wolf.

Robert Hardy

June 15 . 2012

In A Deeper Blue, Robert Hardy traces songwriter Townes Van Zandt’s background as the scion of a prominent Texas family; his troubled early years and his transformation from promising pre-law student to wandering folk singer; his life on the road and the demons that pursued him; the women who loved and inspired him; and the brilliance and enduring beauty of his songs, which are explored in depth.

 

Rob Boston, Aaron Likens

April 20 . 2012

Rob Boston, senior policy analyst with AU talks about the National Day of Silence where students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying in schools. Then, Aaron Likens was diagnosed with Asperger’s at age 20 and began to collect his thoughts and experiences of his daily life on paper; his memoir is Finding Kansas.

Cory MacLauchlin

April 10 . 2012

In Butterfly in the Typewriter, Cory MacLauchlin draws on scores of new interviews with friends, family, and colleagues of writer John Kennedy Toole, as well as access to the  archive at Tulane University, capturing his upbringing in New Orleans, his years in New York City, his frenzy of writing in Puerto Rico, his return to his beloved city, and his descent into paranoia and depression.

Dr. Norman Rosenthal, Byron Johnson

June 30 . 2011

Dr. Norman Rosenthal demystifies the practice and benefits of Transcendental Meditation for a general audience who may have heard about the method but do not necessarily know what it is, how it is learned, or what they stand to gain, in Transcendence. Then renowned criminologist Byron R. Johnson proves that religion can be a powerful antidote to crime in More God, Less Crime.