From the curator of The New York Times's "The Stone," a
provocative and timely exploration into tragedy--how it articulates
conflicts and contradiction that we need to address in order to
better understand the world we live in.
A profound, original, and accessible book that offers a new
secular vision of how we can lead our lives. Ranging from
fundamental existential questions to the most pressing social
issues of our time, This Life shows why our
commitment to freedom and democracy should lead us beyond both
religion and capitalism.
A Hollywood love story, a Hollywood memoir, a (dual) Hollywood
biography--the woman who stole the heart of King Kong and the man,
Robert Riskin, one of the greatest screenwriters of all time, an
Academy Award winner, producer, and longtime collaborator with
Frank Capra on eight pictures.
"No one has done better in conveying Lao Tsu's simple and
laconic style of writing, so as to produce an English version
almost as suggestive of the many meanings intended. This is a
most useful, as well as beautiful, volume—and what it has to
say is exactly what the world, in its present state, needs to
A groundbreaking new biography of philosophy’s greatest
Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures
in philosophy, and his
concepts—the Übermensch, the will to power,
slave morality—have fundamentally reshaped our understanding
of the human condition.
Get to know your own mind, stop judging, and be attentive-a
Buddhist guide to happiness that's relevant to everyone.
East meets West in a fresh, modern take on a timeless challenge.
how to find contentment and meaning in life. A longtime meditator
and seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneur meets a young, insightful,
and traditionally educated Tibetan Rinpoche.
A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the
challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands
Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston
Globe), Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant
bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and timely)
reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor.