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In Praise of Weakness
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In Praise of Weakness

Upper West Side Philosophers

Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Disability Studies. Self-help. Philosophy & Spirituality. Essay. Theater. Translated from the French by Michael Eskin. Foreword by Matthieu Ricard. Alexandre Jollien, who is the first and only major thinker and spiritual...

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Homo Conscius: A Novel
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Homo Conscius: A Novel

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Fiction. Half-drunk on the operating table as an indifferent surgeon cuts a hole in his wrist, Victor Andrews contemplates his impending death with dread and sorrow. It's not dying that makes him distraught, he reflects, but the idea that he may qui...

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Passing Time: An Essay on Waiting
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Passing Time: An Essay on Waiting

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Literary Nonfiction. Translated from the German by Michael Eskin. Andrea Köhler's beautiful and profound reflections on life's interstitial spaces—the queue, the waiting room, the place held for two when only one has arrived—at once poetic and philo...

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Below Zero: A Play
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Below Zero: A Play

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Drama. Set in a remote radio outpost in northern Quebec in 1942, BELOW ZERO is a study in obsession, duplicity, aversion, infidelity, and psychological abuse to the point of murder... people stuck together with no escape. Written in the early 1940s ...

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The Complete Plays
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The Complete Plays

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Drama. Translated from the Hungarian by Agnes Walder. Arguably the most significant modern Hungarian poet, Lajos Walder was born in 1913 and died in 1945 in the Gunskirchen concentration camp, on the day it was liberated by the Allied forces. Readin...

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Tyrtaeus: A Tragedy
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Tyrtaeus: A Tragedy

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Drama. Translated from the Hungarian by Agnes Walder. Written in the early 1940s under the Nazi reign of terror and set in ancient Sparta during the Second Messenean War in the 7th century BCE, TYRTAEUS dramatizes contemporary ethical and political ...

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Vase of Pompeii: A Play
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Vase of Pompeii: A Play

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Drama. On his sixtieth birthday, Monsieur Lebordin, a world-renowned scholar and antiquities expert, suffers a heart attack while alone in his one room apartment in Paris, and is visited by the mysterious stranger Angela, who, as we find out in the ...

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On Dialogic Speech
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On Dialogic Speech

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Linguistics. Communication. Media Studies. Psychology. Published in 1923, ON DIALOGIC SPEECH is the first study devoted entirely to the concrete ways in which we interact and communicate with each other through language. A groundbreaking exploration...

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What We Gain As We Grow Older: On Gelassenheit
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What We Gain As We Grow Older: On Gelassenheit

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Aging. Self-Help. Health. Translated from the German by Michael Eskin. Winner of the 2016 Living Now Gold Award for Mature Living / Aging. Learning to live with one's own aging is the new task: making an art of what once was a given—growing older; t...

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Become a Message: Poems
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Become a Message: Poems

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Poetry. Translated from the Hungarian by Agnes Walder. Exuberant and witty, poignant and severe, trenchant yet lighthearted, Lajos Walder's poems cut to the quick and stay with you. Reading them is like reliving an era long gone and, at the same tim...

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A Moment More Sublime: A Novel
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A Moment More Sublime: A Novel

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Fiction. Set in contemporary London, A MOMENT MORE SUBLIME: A NOVEL is the riveting story of Tom Phelps, a philosophy teacher and tennis buff, who finds himself unexpectedly embroiled in his union's struggle against a corrupt school administration a...

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High on Low: Harnessing the Power of Unhappiness
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High on Low: Harnessing the Power of Unhappiness

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Nonfiction. Self-Help. Mental Health. Philosophy. Ethics. Winner of the 2015 Living Now Book Award for Personal Growth. Is not being happy really so bad? In HIGH ON LOW: HARNESSING THE POWER OF UNHAPPINESS, Wilhelm Schmid persuasively argues that fa...

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Health Is in Your Hands: Jin Shin Jyutsu - Practicing the Art of Self-Healing (with 51 Flash Cards for the Hands-on Practice of Jin Shin Jyutsu)
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Health Is in Your Hands: Jin Shin Jyutsu - Practicing the Art of Self-Healing (with 51 Flash Cards for the Hands-on Practice of Jin Shin Jyutsu)

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Nonfiction. Health, Self-Help, Physio- Philosophy. Winner of the 2015 Living Now Book Award for Healing Arts. The physio- philosophy of Jin Shin Jyutsu is a traditional Japanese healing art for harmonizing life energy. In HEALTH IS IN YOUR HANDS, be...

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The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay
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The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay

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Nonfiction. Parenting. Philosophy. Inspiration. Spirituality. If parenthood were a function of biology, adoptive parents, for instance, ought not to be considered parents—which is absurd. Thus, it follows that biology cannot be an essential componen...

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Yoga for the Mind: A New Ethic for Thinking and Being & Meridians of Thought
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Yoga for the Mind: A New Ethic for Thinking and Being & Meridians of Thought

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Nonfiction. Philosophy. Personal Transformation. Inspiration. Spirituality. Self-Help. Winner of the 2014 Bronze Medal Living Now Book Award in Meditation/Relaxation. Yoga for the Mind is Slow Thought for a Fast Life. We are constituted to think and...

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