Monthly Archives: February 2017

Author du Jour: Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Abrams

“The Book of Joy,” by the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams (Avery, pp 356, $26.00) A major contradiction lies at the heart of Western societies. The constant pressure towards the quest for happiness. It is no secret that the pressure to be happy creates more anxiety than happiness. Tons of books from fields […]

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Author du Jour: Eric Beaumard

“The Wines of My Life, ” by Eric Beaumard (Abrams pp 280, $45.00) “The Wines of My Life” is a very important book for two reasons. First it was written by, perhaps, the most influential sommelier in the world, Eric Beaumard, who from humble origins and a major road accident that left him physically impaired […]

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