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One might think an Aussie tennis player who would call himself a game changer in the title of his autobiography might be a "dinkum figjam," a self-consciously "tall poppy,” and "not much chop" as a
“There are very few books that cover the field of psychiatry in all its complexities and do so in a clear and easily read format.
“Beetle-maniacs” will adore this beautifully illustrated, comprehensive volume written by the renowned entomologist Arthur Evans.
“Our minds were designed to succeed in an environment utterly unlike the information overload we now face.
“Wisdom for Winners contains a unique combination of guidance for the career professional and the entrepreneur combined with spiritual wisdom that
“Robinson makes a strong case for the spiritual underpinnings of Jobs’s creation in a fascinating, hard-to-refute way.”
Steve Jobs, apostle.
“What Dubler has produced in his weeklong observance of activities is a rare combination of prison anthropology, deep journalism, history of religiosity in the United States, and a personal
“Mr. Gutmann’s chosen stance is as reporter, not participant.
“Ms. Isaacs tells us about Eastern teachers trained by yogic masters.
This is a book that can be read as an amazing story of high altitude climbing, skiing, ballooning, and biathlon: and as a commentary on the Great Questions of Our Time, relative to gender stereotyp
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“For readers whose only context for life in South L.A.
“Lucy Moore had not written about dance until this book, but her research and notations are meticulous, and beyond that, her command and authority of describing performance, historical cont
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“. . . this writer constructs from his an entire mythological system.
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“Secular Government, Religious People provides an excellent overview of the church-state climate today and points to some practical and realistic solutions to the troubling issues
“Assimilated Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto is an excellent analysis of assimilated groups of Polish Jews who were forced to live together in the Warsaw ghetto from 194
“This volume is a courageous contribution to a world view of poetry and to poetic possibility.”
“The book is perhaps most compelling when the author tells of the blacklist, an American evil that she bore the full brunt of for her unwillingness to cooperate in the witch hunt. . . .
“Guehenno’s diary is important because it bears witness to war.
“The Other Side is one woman's recounting of a traumatic incident filled with raw emotion and horror.
“The sense of being pulled in two directions begets tension, alienation, and flecks of enlightenment . . .”