A thoughtful, anecdotal collection of advice about life, morality, and the pursuit of meaning by a Clinical Psychologist with over 50 years of experience in the therapy field. Much less dry and boring than it sounds. Feel free to read the entire thing in Kermit the Frog's voice, because that's what the professor himself sounds like.
The 33 1/3 book series is great. Each little book is about one album. And not just the usual "classic" albums. Any writer can submit an idea to write about any album. As a big Sleater-Kinney fan, I am really enjoying this book about my favorite of their albums.
During his seven-month stay in a Trappist monastery, Henri Nouwen had a unique opportunity to explore crucial issues of the spiritual life and discover "a quiet stream underneath the fluctuating affirmations and rejections of my little world." Insightful, compassionate, often humorous, always realistic, The Genesee Diary is both an inspiration and a challenge to those who are in search of themselves.
From Booklist: For all those who enjoy reading memoirs, the 450 cogent annotations in this collection offer a wealth of options, divided into five sections by defining characteristic—"Character," "Story," "Setting," "Language," and "Mood".