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- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
Here is a comprehensive introduction to Zen Buddhism for those who don't know how or where to begin, nor what to expect once they have started practicing. It includes the fundamentals of meditation practice (posture, technique, clothing), descriptions of the basic teachings and major texts, the teacher-student relationship, and what you will find when... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
?Writing a ?nuts and bolts? guide that is genuinely wise, charmingly conversational, and a pleasure to read requires a particular talent, and Jean Smith has proved once again that she has it.??Sylvia Boorstein, author of Don?t Just Do Something, Sit There The third of Jean Smith?s Beginner?s Guides focuses on the Buddha?s Eightfold Path?the concepts... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 22.00
Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. Rather than capture enemy territory or march on Southern cities, he concentrated on... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
One of today?s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America?s greatest presidents. This is... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Christian Science Monitor ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch ?Magisterial.?? The New York Times In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America?s thirty-fourth president. Here... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith combine clear explanations of the Buddha's teachings on freedom and happiness with their personal stories highlighting some of the challenges and insights of practice. The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditation offers advice about going on retreat and help in choosing a teacher and a sangha (practice community), as well... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2010; US$ 15.95
In this informative introduction to insight meditation, Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith combine clear explanations of the Buddha's teachings on freedom and happiness with their own personal stories that highlight challenges and insights from their practice. The authors offer advice about going on retreat, as well as help in choosing a teacher and a... more...
- New York Review Books 2011; US$ 12.95
A New York Review Books Original Whether you call her a coldhearted grifter or the soul of modern capitalism, there?s no question that Aimée is a killer and a more than professional one. Now she?s set her eyes on a backwater burg?where, while posing as an innocent (albeit drop-dead gorgeous) newcomer to town, she means to sniff out old grudges and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 19.95
In this volume Textual Practice brings together some of its most pressing concerns by exploring the interaction of texts with language, politics, gender and history. Textual Practice has a theoretical approach that crosses over into a range of other, apparently disparate, disciplines: philosophy, history, law, medicine, science, architechtrure,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Luxurious Sexualities contains some of the most path- breaking adventurous critical writing currently to be found in Britain. Focusing on eighteenth century sexuality it is intriguing, controversial and provoking. Textual Practice contains articles relating to women, popular culture, visual media, and ethnic and sexual minorities. more...