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About Toplight Books

Toplight Books is a new imprint of McFarland with a focus on helping readers improve their understanding of the body, mind and spirit. Toplight’s interests include uplifting and positive books about psychology and mindfulness, religious studies and spirituality, coping with chronic pain and chronic stress, and alternative health treatments, among other topics. We strive to offer a wide array of well-researched, original and inspiring books that explore both personal and planetary well-being.  Toplight’s authors, through their ideas and writing, seek to make a difference in lives and communities (and even the world).

About McFarland

A leading independent publisher of academic nonfiction, McFarland is recognized for noteworthy books about pop culture, sports, military history, transportation, body & mind, literature, history and medieval studies, among other topics. McFarland currently offers about 6000 books in print. Meeting high library standards has always been a major focus, and many McFarland books have received awards from the library-oriented (Choice Outstanding Academic Title and ALA Outstanding Reference Work) to the specialized (Hugo, Edgar, Stoker, USCF Chess Book of the Year). Visit McFarland.


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