Books of the Month - February

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A practical guide to enjoying every day to its fullest and to making every gesture more self-aware.
In 1850s South Carolina, Rose, an enslaved woman, faced a crisis: the imminent sale of her daughter Ashley. Thinking quickly, she packed a cotton bag with a few items. Soon after, the nine-year-old girl was separated from her mother and sold.
A meticulously chosen collection of stories about love in all its guises. Here is a treasure trove of love stories. O. Henry brings comedy with his tale of a busy broker working too hard to remember that he's actually married his adored young wife.
On 25th May, 2020, George Floyd, an African American, was murdered by a white police officer. Storms of outrage and protests spread globally.
Housmans Peace Diary – this is the 71st edition. It includes a World Peace Directory listing more than 1400 national and international peace, environmental and human rights organisations from around the world.
This is an immersive and revelatory history of the survivors of the Clotilda, the last ship of the Atlantic slave trade, whose lives diverged and intersected in profound ways.
If climate action remains marginal at this late hour, it will fail. In dismay at the inaction of governments, citizen groups are showing how people can use their real power and authentic voice to drive change.