Behaving Decently: Kurt Vonnegut’s Humanism

BOOK BY WAYNE LAUFERT HUMANIST PRESS, 2022 In Kurt Vonnegut’s most famous novel, Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), the protagonist, Billy Pilgrim, has become “unstuck in time,” moving uncontrollably between various periods and places in his life—primarily three:... Read More

On Death, Dying, and Disbelief

BOOK BY CANDACE GORHAM PITCHSTONE PUBLISHING, 2021 As humans, most of us—especially after the last couple of pandemic years—have experienced the loss of a loved one. As humanists, we know how difficult it can be... Read More

Justice-Centered Humanism

BY ROY SPECKHARDT PITCHSTONE PUBLISHING, 2021 As is true for so many nonfiction works, it’s the subtitle that’s pivotal in explaining what the title only suggests. In the end, Roy Speckhardt’s Justice-Centered Humanism is a... Read More

A Thousand Brains

BY JEFF HAWKINS BASIC BOOKS, 2021 Many of us wonder at how our brains work—and we are often even more puzzled about how the brains of other people work. Jeff Hawkins’ new book, A Thousand... Read More