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The Cosmopolites The Cosmopolites

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Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

The buying and selling of citizenship has become a thriving business in just a few years. Not only are businessmen renouncing America or Europe in favor of tax havens like St. Kitts and Antigua; also, cash-strapped and resource-poor island nations, aided by a group of mysterious middlemen, have turned to selling citizenship as a new source of revenue after the 2008 financial crisis. Their customers are oil-rich countries like the United Arab Emirates, which don't want to confer citizenship on their own bidoon, or stateless, minorities.


The Best American Essays 2015 The Best American Essays 2015

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Ariel Levy (ed.), Robert Atwan (ed.)

“Writing an essay is like catching a wave,” posits guest editor Ariel Levy. “To catch a wave, you need skill and nerve, not just moving water.” This year’s writers are certainly full of nerve, and have crafted a wide range of pieces awash in a diversity of moods, voices, and stances. Leaving an abusive marriage, parting with a younger self, losing your sanity to Fitbit, and even saying goodbye to a beloved pair of pants imbued with meaning are all unified by the daring of their creation.


How to Love How to Love

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Thich Nhat Hanh; Jason DeAntonis

The third title in Parallax’s Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love introduces beginners and reminds seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion, and humor to the thorny question of how to love and distills one of our strongest emotions down to four essentials: you can only love another when you feel true love for yourself; love is understanding; understanding brings compassion; and deep listening and loving speech are key ways of showing our love.


The Examined Life The Examined Life

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Stephen Grosz

An extraordinary book for anyone eager to understand the hidden motives that shape our lives.

We are all storytellers—we create stories to make sense of our lives. But it is not enough to tell tales. There must be someone to listen.

In his work as a practicing psychoanalyst, Stephen Grosz has spent the last twenty-five years uncovering the hidden feelings behind our most baffling behavior. The Examined Life distils more than 50,000 hours of conversation into pure psychological insight without the jargon.


Just Kids

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Patti Smith

It was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation.

“One of the best books ever written on becoming an artist...Jesus may have died for somebody’s sins, but Patti Smith lives and writes and sings for all of us.” -Washington Post