Culture


New Releases Tagged "Culture"

For the Healing of the Nations: Essays on Creation, Redemption, and Neo-Calvinism
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures
Citizen: An American Lyric
Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld
Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll

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  • Nietzsche by John Armstrong
    Nietzsche: Great Thinkers on Modern Life
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    Release date: Feb 15, 2015
    **In a highly readable new volume on the philosophy of Nietzsche, learn how the great thinker's ideas are applicable to your everyday life.**

    Friedrich…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Nov 20 - Dec 20, 2014
    3 copies available, 226 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • DancingStar by Angelica Kate
    DancingStar
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    Release date: Oct 24, 2014
    Tristan DancingStar is dedicated to helping preserve his tribes’ rich traditions and heritage and leading them into even brighter things down the road…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Nov 24 - Dec 20, 2014
    1 copy available, 148 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Sake Confidential by John Gauntner
    Sake Confidential: A Beyond-the-Basics Guide to Understanding, Tasting, Selection, and Enjoyment
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    With today's sake drinkers increasingly informed and adventurous, now is the time for a truly expert guide to take you deeper into appreciation of thi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 16 - Jan 02, 2015
    1 copy available, 79 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Bad Feminist: Essays
    Brown Girl Dreaming
    The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
    The Book of Unknown Americans
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    The Pearl that Broke Its Shell
    To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
    A House in the Sky
    Men Explain Things to Me
    Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
    Revolution
    Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
    Dollbaby
    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
    Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
    Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
    The Kite Runner
    The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    The Elephant Tree
    The Zombie Room
    Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
    Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
    Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Outliers: The Story of Success
    A Thousand Splendid Suns
    The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

    Malcolm Gladwell
    Malcolm Gladwell Outliers: The Story of Success
    [Outliers] was conceived in a period in which CEOs were bringing down huge paychecks, patting themselves on the back, and arguing that they deserved it and that their success was of their own making. I was curious about that — is it true? Is it a fair assessment to say that highly successful people deserve all the credit for their achievement?
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    Terence McKenna
    We have to create culture, don't watch TV, don't read magazines, don't even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe, and if you're worrying about Michael Jackson or Bill Clinton or somebody else, then you are disempowered, you're giving it all away to icons, icons which are maintained by an electronic media so that you want to dress like X or have lips like Y. This is shit-brained, this kind of thinking. ...more
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    Sigmund Freud
    It sounds like a fairy-tale, but not only that; this story of what man by his science and practical inventions has achieved on this earth, where he first appeared as a weakly member of the animal kingdom, and on which each individual of his species must ever again appear as a helpless infant... is a direct fulfilment of all, or of most, of the dearest wishes in his fairy-tales. All these possessions he has acquired through culture. Long ago he formed an ideal conception of omnipotence and omnisc ...more
    Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents

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    Portrait of an artist - Boston Globe, Nov. 7, 2010
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    Shattered Heritage: The US Destruction of Iraq's Heritage Documentary
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