In Review: Books, Music, and Film
Books, Music, and Film
In Review :: Climate Crisis and New Energy
by Michael Marienposted Nov 07, 2007
- YES! Magazine Book Reviews on Climate Crisis and New Energy :: Michael Marien reviews Fred Pearce's With Speed and Violence, Joseph Romm's Hell and High Water, and Greg Pahl's The Citizen Powered Energy Handbook.
In Review :: Gaia Girls
by Catherine Baileyposted Sep 17, 2007
- Review of Gaia Girls by Catherine Bailey.
In Review :: Personal Safety Nets
by Lisa Farinoposted Sep 17, 2007
- Book review: Personal Safety Nets: Getting Ready for Life's Inevitable Changes & Challenges by John W. Gibson and Judy Pigott.
In Review :: Secrets of Happiness
by Cecile Andrewsposted Sep 17, 2007
- Book review: Stephen Post and Jill Neimark's 'Why Good Things Happen to Good People' shows that people who are kind and caring score higher on all sorts of measures like happiness, health, longevity, self-esteem, and creativity
In Review :: China Blue
by Peter Luyckxposted Jul 29, 2007
- A deep-access account of what both China and the international retail companies don’t want us to see—how the clothes we buy are actually made.
posted Jul 29, 2007
- YES! picks of music, movies and food.
In Review :: Phil Borges, Women Empowered
by Tracy Loeffelholz Dunnposted Jul 29, 2007
- Acclaimed portrait photographer Phil Borges offers a stunning sampling of empowered women from Africa, Southeast Asia, and South America.
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuckposted May 31, 2007
- Yes! reveals their musical inspiration while putting together this issue as well as favorite independent films.
posted May 31, 2007
- Reviews of The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse; Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future; and the documentary film Juvies.
posted May 11, 2007
- Review of the documentary "Favela Rising" with Anderson Sa frontman for the band Afro Reggae. AfroReggae's music has brought the sound of hope to Brazil's slums.
posted Mar 18, 2007
- Reviews of Planetwalker: How to Change Your World One Step at a Time; Earthlight: Spiritual Wisdom for an Ecological Age; Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause; and Black Gold.
In Review :: Conversations over the Line
posted Nov 30, 2006
- Reviews of bell hooks and Amalia Mesa-Bains' Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism, Jill Bamburg's Getting to Scale, Peacemaking Circles: From Crime to Community by Kay Pranis, Barry Stuart and Mark Wedge, and the film The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil, directed by Faith Morgan.
Notes from Underground
posted Jun 21, 2006
- Reviews of Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Save the World, Global Class War, Healthy Money, Healthy Planet, Home Enlightenment and Independent America.
Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja Ottoposted Apr 18, 2006
- Provides insights into the lives and ideas of indigenous women and invites readers to re-examine their own cultural and spiritual backgrounds.
Book Review: Delaying the Real World by Colleen Kinder
by Meredith Dearbornposted Sep 26, 2005
- Colleen Kinder's book is a well-researched manual full of ideas to help 20-somethings creatively avoid a narrow career track and lead to a more personally fulfilling career and life. Volunteer work, overseas travel, and internships are covered.