Books Start Where You Are A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron Paperback, 156 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $14.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleStart Where You AreSubtitleA Guide to Compassionate LivingAuthorPema Chodron Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary An American Buddhist nun explains how to become compassionate and fearless by accepting the pain in individual lives in their present state through the study of fifty-nine traditional Tibetan Buddhist sayings. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Start Where You Are Three Books... You're Only Human: 3 Books That Forgive Your Faults January 16, 2012 January can be a hard time: It's cold, dark and you're still recovering from the holidays. If this month has you feeling a little down, author Kelly McGonigal has you covered. She recommends three books that will help you remember to let yourself off the hook.