Modern Guide to Ancient Tibetan Buddhist Wisdom

PW talks with two authors about death, joy, and their new, accessible version of the 8th-century "Tibetan Book of the Dead." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]

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Modern Guide to Ancient Tibetan Buddhist Wisdom

PW talks with two authors about death, joy, and their new, accessible version of the 8th-century "Tibetan Book of the Dead." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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China Bestsellers June: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Serials

Both in fiction and nonfiction, China's bestseller charts in June reflected readers' deepening interest in national culture and history. The post China Bestsellers June: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Serials appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-24 17:26:58 UTC ]
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Ancient Drama for Modern Readers: Top 5 Greek Plays to Read in Translation

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[ Literrary Hub | 2023-02-24 09:52:27 UTC ]
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Timeless Wisdom Made Modern: Spotlight on Oswald Chambers

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Everyday hardship and brutal authorities, in ancient and modern Egypt

With insights from the pharaohs’ era, Peter Hessler explores today’s chaotic Egyptian society. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Modern Girl's Guide spoof titles from Mills & Boon

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Neil Rankin's modern meat cookery guide to Ebury

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Derek Lin Shares Taoist Wisdom for Modern Life

'The Tao of Happiness' author says that Taoism is 'really just for human beings,' making it a religion fit for a secular humanist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 2024: Keynote Speakers Share Business World Wisdom

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A Graphic Novel Finds a Relatable Hero in a Modern African Woman

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Remembering India’s Asoke Ghosh: ‘Friend, Mentor, and Guide’

Called by some 'the father of Indian publishing,' publisher Asoke Ghosh was active in the International Publishers Association's work. The post Remembering India’s Asoke Ghosh: ‘Friend, Mentor, and Guide’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Weird ancient tree from before dinosaurs found in Canadian quarry

Forests of giant, scaly-stemmed club mosses once rose from ancient swamps in Atlantic Canada. But fossils found in a New Brunswick quarry show some trees that grew among them were even stranger — more like the truffula trees in Dr. Seuss books than any tree that exists today. Continue reading at CBC

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Modern Library’s Torchbearers Series to Reissue Elaine Kraf Novels

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Your Guide to Reading More Short Stories and Anthologies

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Colm Tóibín! Geraldine Brooks! A guide to killing time! 19 books out in paperback this January.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-22 14:01:02 UTC ]
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Should Historical Fiction Have Modern Sensibilities, Or Stick To Its Time?

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[ Book Riot | 2023-12-05 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Your definitive guide to Goodreads ratings. (Or: why does your favorite book have 3 stars?)

If you use Goodreads at all, you’ve likely noticed that the platform allows you to “rate” your “reads” using “stars” (those are scare quotes). If you use Goodreads regularly, you probably know that the ratings system is, in a word, fucked. Why does literally every Colleen Hoover book have over... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-21 17:28:32 UTC ]
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Pantheons of the Past in the Present: A Reading List of Modern African Books Based on Mythology

Every society, civilization and culture has mythologies and cosmologies; they make up a corpus of ancient and sacred narratives that help give meaning to the world. Passed down through generations, myths educate and clarify our place in a world full of things and forces that are larger than us.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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