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Father’s Day Sale!

Father’s Day is this Sunday — and now is a great time to order some fine reading material for the fathers in your life. All books are 25% off as part of this special Father’s Day sale. Dad is sure to appreciate one of these books from among our best sellers! Here are some book suggestions for seven different kinds of fathers, and all of them are on sale until Father’s Day (June 17th):

The Builder

The Natural Building Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Integrative Design and Construction [1]

Integrating holistic design and permaculture principles, this fully illustrated volume informs professionals making the transition from conventional building, homeowners embarking on their own construction, and green builders who want comprehensive guidance on natural building options. Includes an instructional DVD.


The Executive


2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years [2]

Commemorating the fortieth anniversary of The Limits to Growth, 2052 asks, what will happen to humanity over the next forty years? Jorgen Randers, a renowned analyst of global trends, asked dozens of leading experts to weigh in with their best predictions on how our economies, natural resources, climate, political divisions, psyches, and more will take shape in the coming decades.

Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity [3]

Local economy pioneer Michael Shuman shows investors how to put their money into building local businesses and resilient regional economies—and profit in the process.

The Activist


Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform [4]

A sweeping vision of how to reform our global economic and political structures, break away from empire, and build a world of self-determining sovereign states that respect the need for ecological sustainability and uphold human rights.

The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times

The Transition Companion tells inspiring tales of communities working for a future where local economies are valued and nurtured; where lower energy use is seen as a benefit; and where enterprise, creativity, and the building of resilience have become cornerstones of a new economy.

The Naturalist

A Sanctuary of Trees [5]

As author Gene Logsdon puts it, “We are all tree huggers.” But not just for sentimental or even environmental reasons. Humans have always depended on trees for our food, shelter, livelihood, and safety. In his latest book, Logsdon tells the story of his own life as one deeply intertwined with the woods.

The Cook


The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World [6]

The most comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself home fermentation ever published. Sandor Katz presents concepts and processes in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through their first experience making sauerkraut or yogurt, and in-depth enough to provide greater insight for experienced practitioners.


Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese And Its Place in Western Civilization [7]

A fascinating look at the 9,000-year history of cheese, the ways in which it has shaped civilization, and what it can tell us about the future of food.

The Feminist

The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work, and Family

Dads could be important allies in the next feminist revolution, if Madeleine Kunin is leading the charge. Her new book proclaims the next battlefield in the fight for equal rights is where it all started: the family.