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Koan by Nico Tydeman
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Lessen in Levenskunst by Wilfried van Craen
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Dit boek deed me heel sterk denken aan "Your Brain at Work" van David Rock, ongeveer dezelfde technieken komen aan bod, maar dan veel uitgebreider besproken door de ogen van een psychotherapeut. Elk hoofdstuk bevat tal van voorbeelden uit Wilfried zi ...more
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Geisha by Liza Dalby
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An interesting mix of a me-perspective in-depth tale of the Geisha world combined with bits and particles of Japanese cultural and social history. I would have liked a lot more of the first as the other parts tend to be dull, but nonetheless still ve ...more
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Samurai William by Giles Milton
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This adventurous book will take you across the oceans together with more than a couple of sailors desparate to discover eagerly buying innates to be able to fill their own pockets instead of the Company's. It's a concatenation of excerpts from differ ...more
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Zen Et Arts Martiaux by Taisen Deshimaru
Zen Et Arts Martiaux
by Taisen Deshimaru
read in August, 2015
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A nice introduction to the world of 武道 - budo, the way of the Japanese martial arts and the philosophy behind it. It turns out that 心 - shin, the mind, is more important than 技 - technique or 体 - the body. I liked it but the Dutch translation contain ...more
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De taalhacker by Gabriel Wyner
"Door klanken met elkaar te verbinden en die weer te koppelen aan beelden leert iedereen zijn eigen moedertaal. Waarom leren we een tweede taal dan op een totaal andere manier? Wanneer je op school Engels, Frans, Duits of welke taal dan ook krijgt,..." Read more of this review »
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Fluent Forever by Gabriel Wyner
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Exceptional. Simple, short, clear, witty and something to get you started right after reading the first chapter - awesome. I do recommend to only start reading this if you are planning to actually learn a language or just started out but don't really ...more
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A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese by Yukio Tono
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Fluent in 3 Months by Benny Lewis
"I speak six languages myself, which I painstakingly learned over many years of studies, and I was very curious to learn more about Benny Lewis's method. After reading this book the best way to describe it is "language-learning for couch-surfers"...." Read more of this review »
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