Scattered Clouds: New & Selected Poems is a volume of lyrical, emotionally forthright meditations on love, loss, and longing.
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First published in Germany in 1894, after being banned in Russia, The Kingdom of God Is within You reveals Tolstoy’s world outlook after his conversion to Christianity. He argues that the kingdom of God is within reach of all.
The core of the book deals with his nonresistance to evil, a principle Tolstoy passionately advocated. Gandhi was won over by the book.
Transcend Your Fear of Negative Cards
Make every reading positive and empowering with this beginner-friendly guide to the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot. Using his engaging and easy-going style, Elliot Adam teaches you how to move through the shadows and into the light no matter what card you pull.
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Step into a world of star-crossed lovers, magical winds, mischievous giants, and trolls, through some of the most exquisite illustrations in publishing history. In this gorgeous reprint, TASCHEN revives the most ambitious publication project of beloved Danish artist Kay Nielsen, one of the most famous children's book illustrators of all time.
How hip-hop culture and graffiti electrified the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat and his contemporaries in 1980s New York
A rich, poetic, and socially relevant version of the great spiritual-philosophical classic of Taoism, the Tao Te Ching—from a legendary literary icon
A collection of short stories by the legendary and iconic Ursula K. Le Guin—selected with an introduction by the author, and combined in one volume for the first time.
The Unreal and the Real is a collection of some of Ursula K. Le Guin’s best short stories.
A graphic memoir about the treatment of mental illness, treating mental illness as a commodity.
In her early twenties in New York City, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rachel Lindsay takes a job in advertising in order to secure healthcare coverage for her treatment.
When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry (Paperback)
Selected as one of Oprah Winfrey's "Books That Help Me Through"
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gathers the work of more than 160 poets, representing nearly 100 indigenous nations, into the first historically comprehensive Native poetry anthology.
Ferlinghetti’s A Coney Island of the Mind has become a modern classic. It has been translated into nine languages and there are now three-quarters of a million copies in print.
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
A special 75th anniversary edition of the beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the twentieth century.
Winner of a 2019 Stonewall Book Award
In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.
Lao-Tzu: Te-Tao Ching: A New Translation Based on the Recently Discovered Ma-wang tui Texts (Paperback)
Lao-tzu’s Te-Tao Ching has been treasured for thousands of years for its poetic statement of life’s most profound and elusive truths. Although the Te-Tao Ching is widely read, the author’s enigmatic style and the less than perfect condition of the Chinese originals make many of its brief poems difficult to understand.
William S. Burroughs's fiction and essays are legendary, but his influence on music's counterculture has been less well documented—until now. Examining how one of America's most controversial literary figures altered the destinies of many notable and varied musicians, William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'n' Roll reveals the transformations in music history that can be traced to Burroughs.
MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD The classic adventure story that inspired the new major motion picture The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir *** In 1941, the author and six fellow prisoners of war escaped a Soviet labor camp in Yakutsk--a camp where enduring hunger, cold, untended wounds, and untreated illnesses, and avoiding daily executions were everyday feats.
You Can Stop Fighting With Your Chidren!
Here is the bestselling book that will give you the know–how you need to be more effective with your children and more supportive of yourself.
In high school I was obsessed with the Beat Poets and recognized this author’s name at a library book sale for likely less than 25 cents. This author is an absolute lotus flower - I had no idea that such an ebullient poet could create a ground-breaking work of historical musicology/sociology. The connections, the structure, of how American musical forms evolved from the physical circumstances and coalescing backgrounds of people moving through time and space was astonishing. I found myself making connections in things I had never imagined.
This work and his subsequent title Black Music (cataloguing the early 60s jazz era) is cited in every book worth its salt written afterward about American popular music. And don’t get me started about how LeRoi Jones became Amiri Baraka, coined the term “Black Power,” revolutionized Black theater, and indelibly impacted spoken word and its intersections with experimental jazz.
This was out of print for a long time - I couldn’t lend out my copy and reasonably expect it to be returned. Now you can buy a copy, read it, lend it out never to be seen again, buy another copy, repeat.
The Humanity Archive: Recovering the Soul of Black History from a Whitewashed American Myth (Hardcover)
For such a well-researched, circumspect, chock-full-of-facts history book, this is a thrilling, propulsive read. The eponymous hit podcast’s pace is matched in this page-turner. Anyone with a cursory American history education can pop in at any chapter and let Mr. Fowler fill in the long-neglected, gaping holes. This book has been needed for too long, and is necessary curriculum for students young and old. Required reading for anyone who cares about the American people and society, especially in the present. Put this in your library next to A People’s History of the United States and Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.
This gorgeous book puts a fresh and reverent spin on the beloved alphabet book. The words call out like a song, or a benediction, as Walker celebrates, mourns, and illuminates persons, works, objects, and events from the Black American south and spine of the Appalachian mountains. Rich, layered, yet buoyant, a new generation of readers will be delighted and moved by this lush companion.