As the author empathizes with those who are suffering, and demonstrates the tangible benefits of practising forgiveness and compassion, he reveals the many lessons he has learned, including how his collaborations with leading neuroscientists, psychologists, teachers and [...]
In this title, the author argues that there is design in our universe and a deep intelligence behind life. Without defending organised religion, he debunks randomness as an explanation for how Nature evolves and shows how consciousness comes first and matter second.
Explores the origins of fear and offers detailed practises on how to deal with its often toxic presence in our lives. Formed by a lifetime of mindfulness in action, the author, a Zen master and Buddhist monk, also shows us the path to peace, happiness and freedom that can [...]
The autobiography of the legend many--including Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn--refer to as the greatest blues guitarist of all time, and whose story--which features such greats as Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, and the Rolling Stones--stands at the [...]
A collection of Tokyo street-style portraits from Japan's premier street fanzine of the same name uniquely documents the changing face of street fashion throughout the past decade, featuring young adults wearing clothes that are a mixture of high fashion and home-made [...]
After 3 decades of groundbreaking music Bruce Springsteen still manages to amaze audiences around the world with his live shows and bring new fans to his music with every album release. Highly acclaimed music critic Peter Carlin tracks the Boss's dazzling ascent to fame, [...]
An exploration of four cities that reflect a blend of Eastern and Western cultures traces the historical threads connecting St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai while discussing their conflicted embrace of modernity.
The boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally moved on by Alain de Botton’s inspiring new book, which boldly argues that the supernatural claims of religion are of course entirely false – and yet that religions still have important things [...]
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A memoir of Banksy, one of the world's most celebrated graffiti artists, offering an insight into his life and work through the experiences that he and the author shared together during Banksy's formative years.
Als die Swissair 1931 gegründet wurde, unter anderem vom Schweizer Flugpionier und Fotografen Walter Mittelholzer, hob der helvetische Nationalstolz ab. Die Fluggesellschaft mit dem weissen Kreuz auf rotem Grund wurde nach dem Grounding von 2001 endgültig zum Mythos. [...]
The Book 'Electrical Banana' is the first definitive examination of the international language of psychedelia, focusing on the most important practitioners in their respective fields with a deft combination of hundreds of unseen images and exclusive interviews and essays, [...]
From posters for punk-rock bands and indie filmmakers to fanzines and other independent publications, the art of the punk movement revolutionized design in ways whose influence is still felt today, and reflected the consciousness of a counterculture with a clarity seldom [...]
The new novel from Wm Paul Young, author of international bestseller THE SHACK, is an inspiring and provocative story of a man who only realises how bad his life has been when it's too late - yet is miraculously given a chance to put things right. Will he take it?