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The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety

Alan Watts · Pantheon
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

We live in an age of unprecedented anxiety. Spending all our time trying to anticipate and plan for the future and to lamenting the past, we forget to embrace the here and now. We are so concerned with tomorrow that we forget to enjoy today. Drawing from Eastern philosophy and religion,...
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Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

Charles Foster · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A passionate naturalist explores what it's really like to be an animal -- by living like themHow can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the non-humans,...
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Learning to Look at Sculpture

Mary Acton · Routledge
Pages: 331
Format: Book

Learning to Look at Sculpture is an accessible guide to the study and understanding of three dimensional art. Sculpture is all around us: in public parks, squares, gardens and railway stations, as part of the architecture of buildings, or when used in commemoration and memorials and can even...
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The Art of Controversy: Political Cartoons and Their Enduring Power

Victor S. Navasky · Knopf; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A lavishly illustrated, witty, and original look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of The New York Times Magazine and the longtime editor of The Nation, Victor S. Navasky knows just how transformative—and...
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Practical Paleo, 2nd Edition

Diane Sanfilippo · Victory Belt Publishing
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

With more than half a million copies sold, the first edition of Practical Paleo revolutionized the way we think about food and our bodies. Dubbed "The Paleo Bible" by readers, it explained how simply eating real, whole foods and avoiding processed, refined foods can improve our health...
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Buddha's Diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind

Tara Cottrell · Running Press Book Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

There's a lot you probably don't know about the Buddha. For one, the real Buddha was thin. And before he became the "Enlightened One," he was a pampered prince named Siddhartha. He tried starving himself in his quest for inner peace, but found that extremes brought him no closer...
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The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care

Angelo Volandes · Bloomsbury
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved...
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The Rough Guide to Dubai

Rough Guides · Rough Guides
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The Rough Guide to Dubai is the ultimate companion to the world's most exciting tourist destination.Experts cover everything from traditional souks to state-of-the-art tourist attractions, and from beautiful beaches to "seven-star" hotels, and up-to-date listings include all the hottest...
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Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway

Carolyn Heller · Avalon Travel
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

HIT THE ROAD!Vancouver, Victoria & Vancouver Island, Banff & Jasper National Parks, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway, and the Okanagan ValleySee the top destinations in the Western Canada with this book as your guide. Our detailed driving routes give you all you need, including...
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Microbiology DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Tom Betsy · McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Pages: 291
Format: Paperback

Demystified is your vaccine for tricky subjects like microbiology If you don't know your prokaryotes from your protozoa, or learning about fungi puts you in a funk, look no further--Microbiology Demystified, Second Edition is your cure for learning this topic's fundamental concepts...
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Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America: Revised and Expanded Edition

Jacqueline Barnitz · University of Texas Press
Pages: 415
Format: Print book

The product of Jacqueline Barnitz's more than forty years of studying and teaching, Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America surveys the major currents in and artists of Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America (including Brazil) . This new edition has been refreshed throughout to include...
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Life Visioning: A Transformative Process for Activating Your Unique Gifts and Highest Potential

Michael Bernard Beckwith · Sounds True
Pages: 192
Format: Book

Why have you been given this singular treasure that is your life and how will you use it? What is the purpose for the unique blend of gifts, skills, experiences, and perspectives that you alone possess? To support you in answering these questions and living in sync with your inner calling,...
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