The Good Book

The Good Book (Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart) Author: Peter J. Gomes /Pulblished by Avon Books, A division of The Hearst Corporation, New York / First Bard Printing: May 1998 / Paperback 383 Pages  Holy Week is an important season in my country the Philippines. A lot of folks nowadays may only think…

Bridges to Infinity

Bridges to Infinity (The Human Side of Mathematics) Author: Michael Guillen, Ph.D. / Published by Jeremy P. Tarcher Inc., Los Angeles / Copyright 1983 / First Edition, Paperback 204 Pages I have never been any good in Mathematics and that is why I have long been on the lookout for anything that can help me…

Women Who Run With the Wolves

Women Who Run With the Wolves (Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype) Author Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D., / Copyright 1992 / Published by Ballantine Books, New York / 520 pages   This is a profound book. Not an easy book, no, but one that stays. It stayed with me and took root into…

The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us Author: Rachel Carson / Introduction by Ann H. Zwinger; afterword by Jeffrey S. Levinton / First published in 1989 by Oxford University Press, originally published in New York 1951 / Paperback 250 pages I grew up spending weekends at my grandparent’s seaside home. It was a time before pollution crept insidiously…

Woman

Woman (An Intimate Geography) Author: Natalie Angier /first published in the US by Houghton Mifflin Company,New York / Copyright 1999 / Published by Virago Press 2000 / Paperback 398 pages In celebration of Women’s Month, I’ve decided to re-read my favorite “women’s” books. Top of the shelf is this gem you will find in the…

The Lives of a Cell

The Lives of a Cell (Notes of a Biology Watcher) Author : Lewis Thomas / From the series The Masterpieces of Science /Published by New American Library, New York /First printing 1986 / 152 pages I found this book in our library (thanks to the wonderful additional of my aunt’s collection into our library) and simply began…