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Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616201678
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 28th, 2015

When you find your day to be “world weary” this is the book to pick up! A chapter a day will remind you of all the good there is about us – you just have to look for it and rejoice in it. A quick read but one you will not forget.

Recommended by Terese


How to Love Cover Image
By Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781937006884
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Published: Parallax Press - December 1st, 2014

This is more than a book about love, it’s a book about life. It is more than how to love another because first one must learn to love oneself. Only when loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity can work in harmony can true love flourish. 

Recommended by Wil


Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics Cover Image
By Aristotle, Robert C. Bartlett (Translator), Susan D. Collins (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780226026756
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 23rd, 2012

A new translation by Robert C. Bartlett and Susan Collins. A stellar translation and great (hardcover) edition for any philosophy library. Student of Plato and teacher to Alexander the Great. A brilliant thinker on a wide range of interests, political, and contemplative. An examination of the virtues and vices of man in all faculties. A must read for those interested in philosophy or rabid readers.

Recommended by Guy

 


The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK
$25.00
ISBN: 9780756668617
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - January 17th, 2011

A great novice learning book on the history of philosophy. Innovative and accessible compilation that covers major to niche topics, complex texts and overall a fascinating overview. I picked this up after re3ading Plato, it furthered my interest and introduced me to philosophers I had not heard of. Amazing reference guide, as well.

Recommended by Guy


The Portable Nietzsche Cover Image
By Friedrich Nietzsche, Walter Kaufmann (Introduction by), Walter Kaufmann (Translator)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780140150629
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 1977

Often misunderstood and branded as controversial due to misinterpretation, the body of work Friedrich Nietzche left us is in the end one that is dynamic, and humanistic in nature. This volume conveniently brigs most of Nietzsche’s works together in a concise and enriching manner. I always come back to it.

Recommended by Jerry

 


Angels in My Hair Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780385528979
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Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - November 1st, 2011

A soul-stirring memoir by a humble rural Irish woman gifted with angel communication. She recounts the trials of growing up poor amidst civil unrest and being labeled “retarded”. The support of these powerful energies was her saving grace, and their love and peace radiate from the pages. You’ll feel and envision them for days.

Recommended by Regina