New year. New books. New you? The Seminary Co-op’s Colin and Alena search for Self-Help in the guise (and stacks) of literature, capitalist spirituality, ancient philosophy and more on this week’s Front Table.
The Self Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature by Beth Blum (from Columbia University Press)
Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall (from Penguin)
McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality by Ronald Purser (from Repeater)
How to be a Leader by Plutarch (from Princeton University Press)
This episode features music by Kevin MacLeod