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This is Caversham Booksellers' 4th weekly e-newsletter. Thank you for reading.
Table of Contents
1.  Greetings from Neil
2.  Titles of note— new and old!
3.  Current hours and operations
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I asked my mum how to spell Wednesday once and every time I have spelled it since I hear her enunciating each syllable as a reminder that, when separated, it sounds like it is spelled: "WED-NES-DAY!". My mum is from Scotland so my mind's ear presents the memory with her accent. 
We are pleased to be selling books at A Mindful Society's annual conference for the sixth year in a row. This year is a little different as it is all online. We are very excited to  be a part of it and we welcome the new virtual approach that has been born out of where the world finds itself at present.
We have a bit of a Mindfulness theme this week that includes the spicy new title: Neurodharma. Please see the huge blue picture below. Thank-you to Penguin Random House for ensuring we received this brand new book in time for for Rick Hanson's May 1st pre-conference keynote!
Regardless of how much your interests align with mindfulness, or with anything else, please take care and hang in there. Much love from 98 Harbord street. 
-Newsletter Neil

Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness
Rick Hanson

It's due to be published on May 5th, so please do order your copy in advance.
We have one gremlin in a locked store on from 9-6 Monday to Saturday and we are closed on Sundays. Our website and phone are both open and we are shipping and offering pickup with prepaid orders. It is best to call us once you are outside if you are picking up.
Free shipping in Canada for all orders. For more details go here if you please.


A Mindful Society Online Conference 2020:
Our Present Future
Live Stream

Featuring Rick Hanson and Elisha Goldstein
Friday, May 1st – Monday, May 4th, 2020
 

Caversham Booksellers are pleased to be the official online bookseller for this event!
 
Some books that may be of interest!
Click here for The Interesting Reading List for April 29th, 2020

Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
Rick Hanson

Buddha's Brain joins the forces of modern neuroscience with ancient contemplative teachings to show readers how they can work toward greater emotional well-being, healthier relationships, more effective actions, and deepened religious and spiritual understanding. This book will explain how the core elements of both psychological well-being and religious or spiritual life-virtue, mindfulness, and wisdom-are based in the core functions of the brain: regulating, learning, and valuing. [More. . .]

Mindfulness: Where It Comes From and What It Means | Buddhist Foundations
Sarah Shaw

From the time of the Buddha to the age of meditation apps, this straightforward introduction gives an entire overview of the use of the term "mindfulness" in Buddhist meditative traditions. Drawing upon years of experience through practicing, researching, and teaching the history of mindfulness, Dr. Sarah Shaw offers the first-ever accessible guide to the roots of this ancient meditation technique that continues to benefit millions throughout the world. [More. . .]

The Breathing Book
Christopher Willard and Olivia Weisser | Art by Alison Oliver

With The Breathing Book, young readers discover the power of mindful awareness through a series of breathing practices and engaging activities designed to calm the mind and body, set positive intentions, and spark creativity and imagination. [More. . .]

The Brain in Context: A Pragmatic Guide to Neuroscience
Jonathan D. Moreno and Jay Schulkin

The human brain is the most complex object in the known universe. The field of neuroscience has made remarkable strides in recent years in understanding aspects of the brain, yet we still struggle with seemingly fundamental questions about how the brain works. What lessons can we learn from neuroscience’s successes and failures? What kinds of questions can neuroscience answer, and what will remain out of reach?
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In the Face of Fear: Buddhist Wisdom for Challenging Times
Barry Boyce (ed)

Most of us have never experienced such deep anxiety and uncertainty in the world as we are in these current times; this anthology of Buddhist teachings offers an antidote. While we can’t control the home foreclosures, job losses, dwindling savings, and the other myriad challenges facing our society, Buddhism teaches us that there is one thing we can always control: our own state of mind. How we react to the ups and downs of life makes all the difference, and Buddhism offers a wealth of wisdom and practices to help us maintain a stable, wise, and helpful state of mind no matter what happens. [More. . .]

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Second Edition | fully revised & updated; includes 32 downloadable guided meditations
Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein

Stress and pain are nearly unavoidable in our daily lives; they are part of the human condition. This stress can often leave us feeling irritable, tense, overwhelmed, and burned-out. The key to maintaining balance is responding to stress not with frustration and self-criticism, but with mindful, nonjudgmental awareness of our bodies and minds. Impossible? Actually, it's easier than it seems. [More. . .]

 
Our spring catalogue of featured titles is here!
We sent a bunch out already. Perhaps you decided to work from home recently and your catalogue was sent to your workplace? Maybe you have been too shy to ask for one before now?
Your situation is safe with us either way as you can request a copy here or here.
You can also peruse it immediately to the left on our home screen. Not all the way left. . .
I love cranes.

 
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