Books

Reading list for a better world.

In Review: Raising Eyebrows
by Jill Bamburg
In his new book, Dal LaMagna offers advice on creating an honest business.
Diet for a Hot Planet
by Kathleen Yale
The climate crisis at the end of your fork and what you can do about it
Climate Hope
by Mark Engler
On the front lines in the fight against coal
The Return of Jim Crow
by Carol Estes
How today's criminal justice system takes up where slavery and segregation left off
Summer Reading from YES! Magazine
Find out where the YES! staff is finding inspiration this summer.
Why Power Is Not a Dirty Word
by Frances Moore Lappe
Frances Moore Lappé looks at redefining power and taking it back.
Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
by Rev. Wendy L. Bell
The Rev. Wendy L. Bell reviews Kathleen Dean Moore latest book. Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
Common Ground in a Liquid City
by Sarah Kuck
Re-imagining our cities is the best chance we have to create prosperity, lower our carbon emissions, and save what’s left of the natural world.
A Call for a Democratic Economy
by Zach Carter
Raj Patel offers a stunning defense of democracy and a how-to guide for social justice activists of the next century.
Getting a Grip 2
by Frances Moore Lappe
Frances Moore Lappé speaks about her new book to a group of YES! Magazine staff and friends at the home of David and Fran Korten, April 2010.
Welcome to Eaarth
by Scott Gast
Bill McKibben’s latest book explores what it’ll take to live on a planet less sweet than it used to be. During a recent stop in Seattle, he described the smaller, slower, and wiser future that may be our best bet.
The End of the Long Summer
by Sherry Boschert
A new book by a leading science writer tells what we need to do to survive climate change.
Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Rev. Wendy L. Bell
The Eye-Opening, Hope-Filled Friendship of a Pastor, a Rabbi & a Sheikh.
Book Excerpt: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith
by Pastor Don Mackenzie, Rabbi Ted Falcon, Sheikh Jamal Rahman
In the chapter "Honoring the Spirit" the Interfaith Amigos describe one of the most meaningful moments they have experienced in their work together.
Bringing it to the Table
by James Trimarco
Wendell Berry on Farming and Food. Pragmatic and passionate insights appear in each of the 24 essays in Bringing it to the Table by Wendell Berry, reviewed here by James Trimarco.