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|Nowadays the Germans are bored with intellect, the Germans mistrust intellect, |
politics devours all seriousness for really intellectual things Deutschland.
Deutschland iiber ... 19 When they are not at war they do a little hunting, but
spend most of their time in idleness, sleeping and eating. The strongest ...
GETTING AHEAD 1 It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a
wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more
successful. 2 No man rises ...
|It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit |
of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful. Only the history
of free peoples is worth our attention; the history of men under a despotism is ...
|This is just the initial act in a magnificent odyssey that seamlessly merges the actual with the imagined. A book whose importance is eclipsed only by its quality, The Satanic Verses is a key work of our times.|
|Gretchen Rubin's passion for her subject jumps off the page, and reading just a few chapters of this book will inspire you to start your own happiness project.|
|Over the course of this struggle the book contemplates masculinity, religion, fate, and the ultimate meaning (or lack thereof) of life. Ernest Hemingway is a winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and Pulitzer Prize.|
|I confess that when first I made acquaintance with Charles Strickland I never for a moment discerned that there was in him anything out of the ordinary.|
|One of the most influential and provocative books of its generation, "Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" continues to attract and inspire readers of all ages with its intriguing blend of ancient and Eastern philosophy, cultural ...|
|A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s, Play It as It Lays captures the mood of an entire generation, the ennui of contemporary society reflected in spare prose that blisters and haunts the reader.|