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The Elephant in the Room by Eviatar Zerubavel
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Trickster-intellectualism that's sweet, subversive and easy to read. Recommended.

Really helpful for perspective on seeing in new ways into the Ashtanga Yoga community circa 2019. Our themes are ongoing silence about sexual abuse and groom
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Siracusa by Delia Ephron
Siracusa
by Delia Ephron (Goodreads Author)
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A quick thriller that turns out to be creepily entertaining. Well written and extremely well edited.

I read this thinking it would be an easy Halloween night story. I wasn't expecting more than extremely well crafted reading entertainment, but it's s
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Men and Apparitions by Lynne Tillman
Men and Apparitions
by Lynne Tillman (Goodreads Author)
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I was so excited that someone wrote this book, about this exact character, talking about this exact set of themes.

I learned a lot reading it - basically a very easy way to digest six lectures on photographic history. So it's great for tha
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Men and Apparitions by Lynne Tillman
Men and Apparitions
by Lynne Tillman (Goodreads Author)
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I was so excited that someone wrote this book, about this exact character, talking about this exact set of themes.

I learned a lot reading it - basically a very easy way to digest six lectures on photographic history. So it's great for tha
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This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar
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6 stars, no 100
10000000000 stars

Actually no nevermind. This is the least derivative book ever. Ranking it makes no sense.

I love it so much.

It's not for everyone. Probably not for most people.

But I
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Brainspotting by David  Grand
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First I want to say that we have no idea yet what this is. It's simple and magic. Humans are still working it out, and it doesn't much make sense to theorize it. It's just that this very smart man, David Grand, found a door of perception. The situati ...more
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Yoga and Psychotherapy by Swami Rama
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More than a little creepy.

Mind-expanding insights from a classical yoga lineage, interwoven with gaslighting, megalomania and delusion.

Fascinating and very hard work.

There are two things I did to keep this book from condition
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Freud and Yoga by Hellfried Krusche
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By far the best book I've read all year.

I am amazed by how much Desikachar discloses here. Some of the criteria he shares for evaluation of teachers, students and the close description of relationships within yoga practice.... well, this
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Mind in the Balance by B. Alan Wallace
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