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Lotus Blossoms, by Maung Nee, printed privately at Rangoon, is a charming "Little Book on Buddhism.” It consists of a number of quotations from the Buddhist Scriptures arranged under suitable headings, such as “Sorrow," "Right Speech," “Right Action," "Mind-Culture," "Wisdom," etc., etc., and contains some excellent commentary in the form of an Introductory and an Afterword.

The Pioneer Biographies of Social Reformers, by W. Henry Brown. Published by C. W. Daniel, 11, Cursitor Street, London, E.C. We have received the first two of these Biographies, namely. “George Jacob Holyoake," and "Charles Kingsley." They are attractively written, and should be read by all who are interested in the betterment of the world, or in any branch of reform.

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James Allen

James Allen was a little-known philosophical writer and poet. He is best recognized for his book, As a Man Thinketh. Allen wrote about complex subjects such as faith, destiny, love, patience, and religion but had the unique ability of explaining these subjects clearly and in a way that is easy to understand. He often wrote about cause and effect, sowing and reaping, as well as overcoming sadness, sorrow, and grief. For more information on the life of James Allen, click here.

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