May 14, 2010
THE GIFT: CREATIVITY AND THE ARTIST IN THE MODERN WORLD The recent reprinting of this inspirational book is timed perfectly, in a period in which we’re rethinking our economic reality as a society and consideringthe repercussions of our choices. Hyde takes us through a historical examination of gift societies. Through ancient mythology, fable, and practice,Hyde reveals how exchange, trust and gratitude are central to spiritual success. The Gift asks us to remember and understand the reasonswe’re compelled to follow our passions in life, and it’s not for direct compensation. Through well-researched and diverse examples, Hyde takes uson a journey that proffers freedom from the binds of greed.