How a liberal learned to respect conservative thinking and accept the fact that, yes, the right is happier than the left By Catherine Caldwell-Harris Photo by Jessica Scranton What It Means When You Dye Your Hair Purple Should a something information technology specialist, by all accounts a competent employee, be able to dye her long, wavy brown hair purple without getting grief from management?
It was a popular bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. James discusses conversion, repentance, mysticism, and fears of punishment in the hereafter—as well as the religious experiences of such diverse thinkers as Voltaire, Whitman, Emerson, Luther, Tolstoy, and others.
The result is a book that encourages readers to ask new questions rather than feel that the old ones have been answered. Washington Published to great acclaim inthis memoir helped make Washington the most prominent black spokesman of his time. Washington vividly recounts his birth into slavery, his yearning for education, and his vision of an educational center for black students.
A shrewd politician and a tireless promoter of the importance of education, Washington was devoted to advancing the cause of racial equality. Sir David Attenborough narrator of Planet Earth and other documentaries believes that Silent Spring and The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin are the two books that have most changed the scientific world.
This is an insightful—if slightly academic—take on Western literary tradition by one of the most brilliant minds of the twentieth century. Watson The autobiographical account of the discovery of the structure of DNA, The Double Helix is unusual because of its memoir-like and colorful approach.
Harvard University Press declined to publish it for that very reason, while other readers criticized Watson for dismissing Rosalind Franklin whose data Watson used.
Nabokov describes his aristocratic background, his lifelong love of butterflies, his education in Cambridge, a young love affair, and meeting his wife, Vera, in his signature rhapsodic style.
Nabokov makes of his past a brilliant icon—bejewelled, perspectiveless, untouchable. Mencken Published inthis book defends American English as a language in its own right, instead of a perversion of British English. Mencken also celebrated the fact that American English was, despite the massive sprawl of the United States, a single dialect: A Boston street-car conductor could go to work in Chicago or San Francisco without running the slightest risk of misunderstanding his new fares.
In doing so, The General Theory made economics and economists socially relevant and introduced the idea that economics and politics were intertwined. Economists set themselves too easy, too useless a task, if in tempestuous seasons they can only tell us, that when the storm is long past, the ocean is flat again.
How are men similar to giant clams? How does language affect science?
Weaving together music, biology, and medicine, this collection of essays tackles these questions in an introduction to science that is also a pleasure to read. The frontier mindset was distrustful of centralized authorities and hierarchies, more violent, and less artistic—and that, Turner thought, explained a great deal about the United States.
Renowned for its radical portrayal of the realities of African American life under the oppression of Jim Crow, Black Boy was an instant success, a landmark achievement that earned Wright an audience unlike any other African American writer of the time commanded. These two leaders are only the first of scores of exciting personalities that in effect make The Civil War a multiple biography set against the crisis of an age.
When the novelist Walker Percy read the final book, he wrote to Foote:Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers hand-picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List Price. We are now just past what I referred to as "the next decade" (in the original paper) wherein so much was/continues to be determined about how - and how soon - we begin this next age - or if we do - before the planet (otherwise) overhauls itself.
A bibliography, by definition, is the detailed listing of the books, journals, magazines, or online sources that an author has used in researching and writing their work.
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