April 2023 Newest Titles in the Library



What’s the Economy For, Anyway? – Why It’s Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness. John De Graaf & David K. Batker, 2011 [330.973*] The authors set forth a simple goal:  The greatest good for the greatest number over the longest run.


Deep Economy – The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. Bill McKibben, 2007 [306.3*] “…makes a “compelling case for moving beyond ‘growth’ as the paramount economic ideal and pursuing prosperity in a more local direction” – producing our own food, generating more of our own energy, etc.


Simple Prosperity – Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle. David Wann, 2007 [306.0973*] The author makes a “compelling and appealing case for the abundance of enough and the poverty of more.”


A World of Three Zeros – The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions.   Muhammad Yunus, 2017 [338.9*] “…translates visions into practical action for the benefit of millions of people, not only in Bangladesh, but also in many other countries.”


An Inconvenient Truth – The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It. Al Gore, 2006 [363.73874*]  “Inconvenient Truths do not go away just because they are not seen.  Indeed, when they are not responded to, their significance doesn’t diminish; it grows.”


Our Choice – A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis. Al Gore, 2009 [363.738*] …we have at our fingertips all of the tools we need to solve the climate crisis.  The only missing ingredient is collective will.”


Sometime Before Dawn – Responses to the Resurrection. Richard M. Cromie, D.D., Ph.D., 2007 [236] “Listen to the shortest, sweetest, finest little Easter sermon ever…’He is not dead…’”


The Street Lawyer. John Grisham, 1998 [Fiction] “[Michael] bolted from the firm and took the top-secret file with him.  He landed in the streets, an advocate for the homeless, a street lawyer, and a thief.”


The Empty Room – Surviving the Loss of a Brother or Sister at Any Age. Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn, 2004 [155.9] “This book is not only for those who have lost siblings, but for all of us who have siblings and have struggled with the joys and mysteries of a mingled identity.”


The Spiritual Journey with Fr. Thomas Keating  – Part 1 Developing Centering Prayer. Fr. Thomas Keating, 2006 [DVD] A set of 6 DVD’s


*Creation Care Shelves