Monthly Books are on display at Willis Library, in the New Books area.

Living with Less

Channeling Minimalism in a Maximalist Society

Capitalism teaches us that the more we buy, the more we consume, the happier we will be. What happens, though, when the consequences of overconsumption result in the obliteration of our world's precious ecosystems? When the purchase of a sleek car does not, actually, bring you true bliss? The minimalist movement rejects the notion that what you buy or what you have determines who you are. It redirects one's attention to the cultivation of experience, of relationships. It reveals the truth that what makes you worthwhile is not external to you but internal. 

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo da Vinci, 1452

See the full list of titles on display this month.


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up     Working Minimalism     The Subject of Minimalism     Walden     Living Zen Remindfully

Plastic Free     Keeping Life Simple     Confronting Consumption     Off the Grid     Alone Together


DVDs Available at the Media Library

Organizing from the Inside Out     Affluenza     Minimalism     As Is: A Downsized Life     Stuffed

Streaming Online

Samurai Dining and Zen Aesthetics     The Zen Mind     Donald Judd     Life Off Grid     What's In Your Closet?

Also on Display at Willis Library

Forum Exhibit

  • Bodies in the Stacks - Highlighting resources from the University of North Texas Libraries that explore bodies in all of their diversity. 

3rd Floor Display 

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