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Jesus the Son of Man
Jesus the Son of Man
Written by Kahlil Gibran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957757
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Jesus the Son of Man
His Words and His Deeds as Told and Recorded by Those Who Knew Him
Written by Kahlil Gibran


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

Here Jesus is portrayed through the words of 77 contemporaries who knew him - enemies and friends: Syrians, Romans, Jews, priests, and poets. This edition restores the original format with 2 paintings and 12 drawings.


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The Ecstasy of Influence
The Ecstasy of Influence
Written by Jonathan Lethem
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534963
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The Ecstasy of Influence
Nonfictions, Etc.
Written by Jonathan Lethem


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

What’s a novelist supposed to do with contemporary culture? And what’s contemporary culture sup­posed to do with novelists? In The Ecstasy of Influence, Jonathan Lethem, tangling with what he calls the “white elephant” role of the writer as public intellectual, arrives at an astonishing range of answers.

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The Essential Crazy Wisdom
The Essential Crazy Wisdom
Written by Wes Nisker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307820426
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The Essential Crazy Wisdom

Written by Wes Nisker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2012
Price: $9.99

Take a wild and rickety ride through the philosophies of the East and West to discover the madmen, dreamers, and unconventional wisdom seekers in the abridged, better-than-ever version of our best-selling cult classic. THE ESSENTIAL CRAZY WISDOM delivers the most significant, most lunatic, and most compelling insights of the ages. Scoop... Read more >
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When I Am Playing with My Cat, How Do I Know That She Is Not Playing with Me?
When I Am Playing with My Cat, How Do I Know That She Is Not Playing with Me?
Written by Saul Frampton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379597
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When I Am Playing with My Cat, How Do I Know That She Is Not Playing with Me?
Montaigne and Being in Touch with Life
Written by Saul Frampton


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $11.99

“When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep. And when I
am walking alone in a beautiful orchard, if my thoughts
are sometimes preoccupied elsewhere, the rest of the time I
bring them back to the walk, to the orchard, to the sweetness
of this solitude, and to me.”
Montaigne
 
In the year 1570, at...

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The Crisis of the European Mind
1680-1715
Written by Paul Hazard
Translated by J. Lewis May
Introduction by Anthony Grafton


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $18.95

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth century, while also looking back to the Renaissance and forward to the... Read more >
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Dark Pool of Light, Volume One
The Neuroscience, Evolution, and Ontology of Consciousness
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Jeffrey J. Kripal and Nick Herbert


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

In books like Embryogenesis and Embryos, Galaxies, and Sentient Beings, author Richard Grossinger brought together the subjects of biological embryology and the esoteric process of human consciousness becoming embodied ("The embryo is the universe writing itself on its own body"). In Dark Pool of Light, his latest creation, Grossinger weaves neuroscience-based... Read more >
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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430342
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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

This isn’t a self-help book; it’s a book about how Geoff Dyer could do with a little help. In mordantly funny and thought-provoking prose, the author of Out of Sheer Rage describes a life most of us would love to live—and how that life frustrates and aggravates him.

As he travels from... Read more >
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The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner
The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner
Written by Friedrich Nietzsche
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432988
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The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner

Written by Friedrich Nietzsche


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $10.99

The Birth of Tragedy (1872) was Nietzsche's first book. Its youthful faults were exposed by Nietzsche in the brilliant "Attempt at a Self-Criticism" which he added to the new edition of 1886. But the book, whatever its excesses, remains one of the most relevant statements on tragedy ever penned. It exploded... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Machiavelli
The Essential Writings of Machiavelli
Written by Niccolo Machiavelli, Translated by Peter Constantine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419996
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The Essential Writings of Machiavelli

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 8, 2009
Price: $14.99

FINALIST--2008 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE
In The Essential Writings of Machiavelli, Peter Constantine has assembled a comprehensive collection that shows the true depth and breadth of a great Renaissance thinker. Refreshingly accessible, these superb new translations are faithful to Machiavelli’s original, beautifully crafted writings.

The volume features essays that appear in English for the... Read more >
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Nonviolence
Nonviolence
Written by Mark Kurlansky, Foreword by Dalai Lama
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307497109
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Nonviolence
The History of a Dangerous Idea
Written by Mark Kurlansky
Foreword by Dalai Lama


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why... Read more >
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