Search Results: "Andrew Weil"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 29, 1980

"So, unabashed advocacy of transcendent union, with some sophisticated observations on drugs and cultures."
The 19 essays gathered in this collection were produced as newsletters while Weil was a Fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 7, 1990

"A highly readable guide, with a healthy and attractive premise, this is likely to be much consulted."
Often considered controversial in the past, Weil (The Natural Mind; Health and Healing, etc.) here offers generally sensible and accepted advice, in practical detail, on healthful life-style and self-care. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1983

"The premise, however, is still extremely difficult to accept."
This guide to all categories of mind-active drugs is headed for controversy—for it presents detailed information on the premise that many of these drugs can be used safely and responsibly. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 1983

"A sound theoretical exploration, personably set forth."
Well (The Marriage of the Sun and Moon, Chocolate to Morphine) at his unusual and controversial best: a rigorous exploration of the broad questions raised by "alternative therapies" that opens up the whole issue of a mind-body connection and its importance in healing. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 1972

"A synopsis of what's often been better said; the vague is inadequate meeting ground for the medical and the ineffable."
The trail into the promises and revelations of "expanded consciousness" or "non-ordinary reality," opened, for this culture, by Leafy, Laing and Alan Watts, has in a few years become suspiciously wide, smooth, crowded and speedy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPONTANEOUS HAPPINESS by Andrew Weil
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Immensely beneficial information for those seeking a self-galvanized life lift."
Prolific health advisor Weil (Natural Health, Natural Medicine, 2011, etc.) offers a comprehensive roadmap for the prized path to true happiness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2000

"Entertaining, thoughtful, and educational."
From a familiar, reputable—if sometimes offbeat—source, a worthwhile discussion of how to formulate a healthy approach to eating. Read full book review >

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A BOY, A BIRD, A BOMB, A BOAT
by Mandy Wan

 

BOOK REPORT for The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith

Cover Story: Could Be Better
BFF Charm: Let Me Love You
Swoonworthy Scale:
 0
Talky Talk: Carry These Stories
Bonus Factors:
 Culture Shock, Summer Camp, Weird Science
Relationship Status: Taking the Leap

 

Cover Story: Could Be Better

This cover isn't bad, but I've just been spoiled ...


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BOOK REVIEW

LAST TROLLEY FROM BEETHOVENSTRAAT by Grete Weil
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Her eye, judgment, compassion, wisdom, and understatement—all produce an extraordinary, valuable, unusual novel."
Godine's Verba Mundi series offers a riveting look at the Holocaust as seen by a young German writer who lives through the war in occupied Holland—where his spirit is crushed and trust in life destroyed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FAMILY TREES by François Weil
Released: April 30, 2013

"Weil convincingly delineates the fact that origins matter; they fill many needs, from the noble to the nasty."
A genealogy of American genealogy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 8, 2002

"A story of dreams and delusions, with more than a soupçon of the pathetic tossed in."
Weil captures the benign madness as Gary Hudson tries to build the first civilian spacecraft. Read full book review >