May 2017

The Great Spring:
Writing, Zen, and This Zigzag Life

The Evolution of Beauty
Richard Prum
Hardcover: $30.00

In the great halls of science, dogma holds that Darwin's theory of natural selection explains every branch on the tree of life: which species thrive, which wither away to extinction, and what features each evolves. But can adaptation by natural selection really account for everything we see in nature?

The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy:
A Handbook for Girl Geeks

Sam Maggs
Trade Paperback: $15.95

"Everyone could use tips on how to be a better and happier geek from this book. Maggs dishes out the best advice on cosplay, gaming, fan fiction, social media and even how to battle trolls. You'll start reading as student and leave a Jedi Master. May this book be with you always."—-Bonnie Burton, author of The Star Wars Craft Book and You Can Draw: Star Wars

On Trusting the Heart:
A Commentary on the Xin Xin Ming

Jim Wilson
Trade Paperback: $18.75

A modern commentary by one of the co-founders of Many Rivers Books, on the early Chinese Chan (Zen) poem by the Third Zen Ancestor, Sengcan. The Xin Xin Ming begins, "The Great Way has no obstacles, For those who do not pick and choose." Jim goes on to ask, "When does a sunrise begin? When does a flower blossom? When does a song first manifest?"

Hart Haiku: Pieces of a Changing World
Odin Halvorson
Trade Paperback: $14.00

Haiku is a window of poetic experience. In this collection, Odin Halvorson explores love, science fiction, and the meaning of life in a vast universe.

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