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LUST: desire judged by the unfree minds

LUST: desire judged by the unfree minds

Rumi, the adored Persian mystic, mused on the purpose of desire. Before him, most Eastern philosophies and religious dogmas entertained the trade offs of lust. Taoist, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, ...
Haruki Murakami Men Without Women: lessons from love, solitude, and the everyday life

Haruki Murakami Men Without Women: lessons from love, solitude, and the everyday life

Men Without Women is a collection of seven short stories embarking on insightful cruises where solitude takes over a male character's life. In the complex world and as we spend ...
seasonal healthy vegetables

Nobu's Vegetarian Cookbook

Nobu Matsuhisa, world's most known Japanese chef, is open to vegetarians. His fame did not spark into global consciousness from Japan, but Beverly Hills, where Nobu's first restaurant Matsuhisa casually rolls ...
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The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks: Contingency of science and the balance of all life

In The River of Consciousness, the late author, neurologist and physician Oliver Sacks puzzles an intellectual reader with his cross-science view of human perception. Fascinated with Darwin, Freud, James, and ...
IKIGAI The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

IKIGAI The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Ikigai can be translated as life’s mission and understood as the reason for waking up every morning. The Spanish authors Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles paired their knowhow and skills ...
Tom Parker Bowles: The Year of Eating Dangerously

Tom Parker Bowles: The Year of Eating Dangerously

The Year of Eating Dangerously by Tom Parker Bowles is a belly-rising, conventional mindset challenging and palate-opening inspiration for adventurous travellers. The honest penmanship of the avowed British food writer ...
Pizza at Gjelina

Gjelina: California cookbook from Venice Beach kitchen

Gjelina cookbook by chef Travis Lett skyrocketed the sizzling hot stream of foodies to the Abbot Kinney road stretch, where the upbeat restaurant dwells. Gjelina is still my favourite California ...
Toyo Cuisine Parisienne Saveurs Japonaises: cooking with the rare ingredients of France and Japan rises awareness of biodiversity

Toyo Cuisine Parisienne Saveurs Japonaises: cooking with the rare ingredients of France and Japan rises awareness of biodiversity

This humble, yet valuably informative and aesthetically minimalist cookbook introduced me to the rare ingredients that in their essence express the biodiversity of France and Japan. A minimum of soy ...
Kate O'Donnell: The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook

Kate O'Donnell: The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook

The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook is A Seasonal Guide to Eating and Living Well with over 100 recipes for simple, healing foods. “Preparing food for yourself is a key element of ...

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