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The Art of Travel
The Art of Travel
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481665
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The Art of Travel

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life, de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the... Read more >
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The Bed of Procrustes
The Bed of Procrustes
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643685
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The Bed of Procrustes
Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and Antifragile.

By the author of... Read more >
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The Rebel
The Rebel
Written by Albert Camus
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827838
Our Price: $9.99
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The Rebel
An Essay on Man in Revolt
Written by Albert Camus


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $9.99

By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle against the conditions of his existence, as well as the... Read more >
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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... Read more >
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The History of Sexuality
The History of Sexuality
Written by Michel Foucault
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819284
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The History of Sexuality
An Introduction
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

The author turns his attention to sex and the reasons why we are driven constantly to analyze and discuss it. An iconoclastic explanation of modern sexual history. Read more >
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755124
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Why the Greeks Matter
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $12.99

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek... Read more >
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The Heart of Zen
Enlightenment, Emotional Maturity, and What It Really Takes for Spiritual Liberation
Written by Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi and Keith Martin-Smith


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.99

While we are more and more familiar with popular ideas of enlightenment and spiritual awakening, life still comes at us full force, and hope can turn to frustration as the gulf between our spiritual belief and our everyday life seems to loom ever larger. Through spirited Q&A sessions with Zen master... Read more >
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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
Status Anxiety
Status Anxiety
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491336
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Status Anxiety

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Anyone who’s ever lost sleep over an unreturned phone call or the neighbor’s Lexus had better read Alain de Botton’s irresistibly clear-headed new book, immediately. For in its pages, a master explicator of our civilization and its discontents turns his attention to the insatiable quest for status, a quest that has... Read more >
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The Shambhala Principle
The Shambhala Principle
Written by Sakyong Mipham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437442
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The Shambhala Principle
Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure
Written by Sakyong Mipham


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

One of Tibet's highest and most respected lamas elucidates for us the principles of Shambhala, or the path to happiness, set down by his legendary father, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

Dear Reader,
We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future... Read more >
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