Our world is, increasingly, a digital one. Over half of the planet's adult population now spend more of their waking hours 'plugged in' than not, whether to the internet, mobile telephony, or other digital media. To email, text, tweet and blog our way through our careers, relationships and even our family lives is now the status quo. But what effect is this need for constant connection really having? For the first time, Tom Chafield examines what our 'wired' life is really doing to our minds, ..
In this lyrical and beautifully written book, Raimond Gaita tells inspirational, poignant, sometimes funny but never sentimental stories of the dog, cats and cockatoos that lived and died within his own family. He asks fascinating questions about animals: Is it wrong to attribute the concept of love, devotion, loyalty, grief or friendship to them?..
With more than 163 printed editions since it was first published, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is his best known work presented through 26 essays written in prose and poetry. The Prophet, Almustafa, meets a group of people in the city of Orphalese, where he has lived in exile for 12 years. As they surround him before he boards the ship that is to take him home after all these years, he begins to discuss with them various topics on the human condition...
Summary Of The Book 'The Beloved - Reflections On The Path Of The Heart' By Kahlil Gibran
The Beloved is an exquisite collection of the prose and poetry of Kahlil Gibran, containing his writings on love, marriage and the spiritual union between human souls. Drawing from his own experiences, as well as that of the men and women in the Near East, Gibran explores the bitter pain of arranged marriages, and the customs that turned marriage into an economic transaction. He also recounts t..
Among the most popular works of world literature, the writings of Kahlil Gibran are treasured by millions for their depth of insight, passion and timeless spiritual vision. We are pleased to present a series of important new translations of the Arabic writings of Kahlil Gibran...
The Heart Of Hindusthan is a collection of seven essays by the eminent philosopher and former President of India, S. Radhakrishnan, centered around the theme of Hindu religion and philosophy. The essays dealing with the various aspects and the philosophical basis of Hinduism included in this collection are: The Heart of Hinduism; The Hindu Dharma; The Hindu Idea of God; Islam and Indian Thought; Hindu Thought and Christian Doctrine; Buddhism; and Indian Philosophy...
Poet, philosopher and artist- Kahlil Gibran was born in Lebanon in 1883. Millions of Arabic-speaking people, familiar with his writings, consider him the genius of his age. But his fame and influence spread far beyond Lebanon. His poetry has been translated into more than twenty languages. Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese poet, philosopher and paining, occupies m occupies a unique position in the todays world. His name is synonymous e-with peace, spiritual values and international understanding...
‘God made Truth with many doors to welcome every believer who knocks on them’ 'All these things shall love do unto you that you may know the secrets of your heart, and in that knowledge become a fragment of Life's heart' 'I only speak to you in words of that which you yourselves know in thought' ..
Can money make you happy? Our relationship with money is one that lasts a lifetime, yet traditionally books on the subject tend to take one of two routes:a) how to get more, or b) how to deal with less. John Armstrong turns these approaches upside down, and looks not at money itself, but at how we relate to it and the meaning we attach to it. How does it drive us and frighten us? Can it change the world for the better? And how much do we actually need? Offering surprising and helpful new insight..
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..