By Howard Jacobson
By R Gopalakrishnan
For centuries, we've learnt what’s no longer taught via our personal reviews and the tales of others. Even at the present time, merely three according to cent of management improvement happens because of lecture room education. actually, for many managers, ‘the penny drops’ in basic terms after we are on the finish of our careers.
In this booklet, R. Gopalakrishnan stocks a few priceless learnings from his a long time of company event, via a sequence of attractive tales. whilst the Penny Drops encourages you to mirror on your self, and may assist you research by way of deciding upon the good fortune mantras embedded in you.
By Dora Vissepó
By Roberto Calasso,Edgardo Dobry Lewin
By Robert Duncan,Michael Boughn,Victor Coleman
By Alberto Paredes
Esas son "Las voces del relato" que Alberto Paredes disecciona metódicamente. Se trata a l. a. vez de una obra teórica y de un guide de narratología. El lenguaje expositivo es llano y conversacional de forma que cada término técnico queda identificado y descrito con l. a. mayor sencillez posible. A cada paso, extractos provenientes de grandes narradores del siglo XX ilustran las nociones sustantivas.
By Jeff Klinkenberg
"What is uncooked, alive, and crucial approximately Florida is turning into more challenging to discover, precise; yet it is nonetheless attainable to come across it, to event it, and an outstanding position to begin is any tale or ebook through Jeff Klinkenberg. . . . Jeff loves Florida. It shows."--Randy Wayne White, writer of Shark River and Everglades
"Klinkenberg is a genius reporter and an excellent author. I learn this e-book in a single gulp, then went open air, checked out that great Florida sky and made myself every type of promises."--William McKeen, writer of street sixty one: A Father-and-Son trip in the course of the center of America
No ask yourself Jeff Klinkenberg loves Florida. At any time of 12 months he can discover a position within the kingdom that is ripe to get pleasure from or anyone whose tale has elderly to perfection.
Arranged through season, the publication opens within the fall, which Klinkenberg says is like spring within the north--a time of party: "Having survived our most harsh season, we think renewed." reasonable climate, sturdy meals, and the thrill of nature lie forward, defined right here in essays which are like time drugs of "old Florida values." conserving the earlier, they demonstrate Klinkenberg's waggish appreciation of the state's background, folkways, and panorama, let alone its barbequed ribs, smoked mullet, stone crab claws, and clean lemonade.
Many items concentration off the crushed direction and on sleek rogues who appear to flip their backsides to the subdivisions and purchasing department stores that pave the kingdom: omit Ruby, whose fruit stand gains rutabagas, boiled peanuts, and her personal brightly coloured plywood work; an 85-year-old resident of the distant island of Cayo Costa who hums Beethoven whereas she hunts for shells; the scientists who try mosquito repellent in Everglades nationwide Park; and the unofficial caretaker of Lilly Spring at the Santa Fe River, who greets canoeists donning glasses, a necklace, and infrequently a man-made fur loincloth. different items pay homage to Klinkenberg's literary heroes who have written in and approximately Florida, comparable to Pulitzer Prize-winner Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Rawlings's better half and memoirist Idella Parker, Everglades crusader Marjory Stoneman Douglas, and novelist Ernest Hemingway. Klinkenberg additionally revisits an outdated St. Johns River campsite of 19th-century botanist William Bartram, whose encounters with alligators there have been as alarming as Klinkenberg's with beer cans and soda bottles.
For a person who has a stake within the actual Florida--resident, vacationer, naturalist, or newcomer--this travel of the seasons will linger in reminiscence just like the aroma of orange blossoms on a transparent wintry weather evening.
By Stephen Trimble
—ROBERT REDFORD, actor, director, environmentalist
Red Rock Stories conveys non secular and cultural values of Utah’s canyon nation via essays and poems of writers whose births span seven a long time. First dropped at choice makers in Washington as a limitededition chapbook, this artasadvocacy booklet explores the fierce great thing about and the hazards to ecological and archaeological integrity during this politically embattled nook of untamed America.
By Michel Tournier
Une cinquantaine de livres sont donc venus se poser sur le lecteur Tournier, lequel, ayant une plume à los angeles major, a essayé de décrire les culmination imaginaires que ces semences produisaient dans sa tête. Il en résulte une suite de brefs essais, qui vont de Charles Perrault à Jean-Paul Sartre et de Novalis à Günter Grass, où l. a. joie d’écrire s’ajoute au bonheur de lire.
By Ruzbeh N Bharucha
The very first thing that moves the writer approximately Dada Vawasni is his remarkable humility and the way his laughter reaches his gleaming eyes—the indicators of a good grasp and but a reluctant one at that. Their conversations are gentle, enjoyable and entire of cheer and but, inside of them there's the intensity and knowledge of lifestyles and beyond.
What is prayer? What are the tasks of a householder? what's the lifetime of hand over… Their talks diversity from the idea that karma to the position of the guru; from major a religious lifestyles to the sunshine of God. And inside of those questions and conversations are solutions to the numerous non secular questions seeker may need.
Conversations with Dada Vaswani is a non secular biography and a trip; it's also discussion among the Sage and the seeker…