Philosphy + Religion

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS, 2ND EDITION: A CHRONICLE OF HIS LIFE AND THE ORIGINS OF CHRISTIANITY

Written by Isbouts, Jean-Pierre
In this revised and updated biography of Jesus of Nazareth, best-selling author Jean-Pierre Isbouts examines the man behind the legend by marrying biblical accounts with archaeological and historical documentation in a compelling and comprehensive reference.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | National Geographic Society | 368 Pages |
$30.00
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BLUE ZONES OF HAPPINESS: LESSONS FROM THE WORLD'S HAPPIEST PEOPLE

Written by Buettner, Dan
New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner reveals the surprising secrets of the world's happiest places--and shows how we can all apply the lessons of true happiness to our lives. In this inspiring book, Buettner offers game-changing tools for setting up your life to be the happiest it can be. In these illuminating pages, you'll:
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 288 Pages |
$26.00
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AT THE EXISTENTIALIST CAFE: FREEDOM, BEING, AND APRICOT COCKTAILS WITH JEAN-PAUL SARTRE, SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR, ALBERT CAMUS, MARTIN HEIDEGGER, MAURI

Written by Bakewell, Sarah
Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2016 by the New York Times, a spirited account of a major intellectual movement of the twentieth century and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it, by the best-selling author of How to Live Sarah Bakewell. Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse.
August 8, 2017 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 464 Pages |
$17.95
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SILENCE: IN THE AGE OF NOISE

Written by Kagge, Erling
A transformative account of an experience that is essential for our sanity and our happiness. There is a solution to the noise, distraction, ceaseless pings and alerts that undermine our patience and disturb our daily equilibrium: silence. What is silence? Where is it? How do we create it?
November 21, 2017 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 160 Pages |
$19.95

WE ARE ALL CANNIBALS: AND OTHER ESSAYS

Written by Levi-Strauss, Claude
On Christmas Eve 1951, Santa Claus was hanged and then publicly burned outside of the Cathedral of Dijon in France. That same decade, ethnologists began to study the indigenous cultures of central New Guinea, and found men and women affectionately consuming the flesh of the ones they loved. "Everyone calls what is not their own custom barbarism," said Montaigne.
November 14, 2017 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 176 Pages |
$20.00
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MYTHOMANIA

Written by Conrad, Peter
Despite a proclaimed respect for scientific reason, humans are still as intrigued by myth as their remote ancestors. Laptops and smartphones are sold under a logo that invokes the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden; skimpily clad classical nymphs cavort in TV reality shows; Narcissus makes a comeback whenever we snap a selfie.
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$16.95

ALBUM: UNPUBLISHED CORRESPONDENCE AND TEXTS

Written by Barthes, Roland
Album provides an unparalleled look into Roland Barthes's life of letters. It presents a selection of correspondence, from his adolescence in the 1930s through the height of his career and up to the last years of his life, covering such topics as friendships, intellectual adventures, politics, and aesthetics.
January 2, 2018 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 320 Pages |
$35.00

ARTAUD THE MOMA

Written by Derrida, Jacques
In 1996 Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on the occasion of Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper, one of the first major international exhibitions to present the avant-garde dramatist and poet's paintings and drawings. Derrida's original title, "Artaud the Moma," is a characteristic play on words.
September 19, 2017 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 112 Pages |
$20.00
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PEOPLE AND THE BOOKS: 18 CLASSICS OF JEWISH LITERATURE

Written by Kirsch, Adam
Jews have long embraced their identity as "the people of the book." But outside of the Bible, much of the Jewish literary tradition remains little known to nonspecialist readers.
October 10, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 432 Pages |
$17.95
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SECOND CIRCLE: USING POSITIVE ENERGY FOR SUCCESS IN EVERY SITUATION

Written by Rodenburg, Patsy
The key to unlocking your power--and the inspired life that comes with it--from the renowned voice and acting coach.
September 26, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$17.95

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