Brimming with insight, thoughtfulness, and sincerity” Kirkus Reviews. Tracking provided on most orders. Translated by Helen Lane.
Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic IntelligenceHarper Paperbacks #ad - Wise, and as revelatory as it is straightforward, witty, Mating in Captivity is a sensational book that will transform the way you live and love. HarperTorch. Mating in captivity invites us to explore the paradoxical union of domesticity and sexual desire, and explains what it takes to bring lust home. Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a couples therapist, Perel examines the complexities of sustaining desire.
A new york city therapist examines the paradoxical relationship between domesticity and sexual desire and explains what it takes to bring lust home. One of the world’s most respected voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel offers a bold, provocative new take on intimacy and sex. Through case studies and lively discussion, playful, Perel demonstrates how more exciting, and even poetic sex is possible in long-term relationships.
The Labyrinth of Solitude: The Other Mexico, Return to the Labyrinth of Solitude, Mexico and the United States, the Philanthropic OgreGrove Press #ad - Octavio paz has long been acknowledged as Mexico's foremost writer and critic. In this international classic, Paz has written one of the most enduring and powerful works ever created on Mexico and its people, character, and culture. Compared to ortega y gasset's the revolt of the masses for its trenchant analysis, "The Labyrinth of Solitude, this collection contains his most famous work, " a beautifully written and deeply felt discourse on Mexico's quest for identity that gives us an unequalled look at the country hidden behind "the mask.
Also included are "the other mexico, " and "the philanthropic ogre, " "return to the Labyrinth of Solitude, " "Mexico and the United States, " all of which develop the themes of the title essay and extend his penetrating commentary to the United States and Latin America. HarperTorch.
The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz: 1957-1987 Bilingual EditionNew Directions #ad - This is followed by the complete texts of days and occasions días hábiles, a draft of shadows pasado en claro, airborn hijos del Aire, Topoems Topoemas, Toward the Beginning Hacza el Comienzo, East Slope Ladera Este, Blanco, Homage and Desecrations Homenaje y Profanaciones, and Paz's most recent collection, Salamander Salamandra, Return Vuelta, Solo for Two Voices Solo a Dos Voces, A Tree Within Árbol Adentro.
The collected poems of octavio paz is a landmark bilingual gathering of all the poetry he has published in book form since 1952, the year of his premier long poem, Sunstone Piedra de Sol―here translated anew by Eliot Weinberger―made its appearance. With additional translations by elizabeth Bishop, Denise Levertov, Lysander Kemp, Paul Blackburn, John Frederick Nims, and Charles Tomlinson.
The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz: 1957-1987 Bilingual Edition #ad - HarperTorch. Paz's poetry is a seismograph of our century’s turbulence, a crossroads where East meets West. Publishers weekly nobel Laureate Octavio Paz is incontestably Latin America's foremost living poet.
Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved GriefHarvard University Press #ad - Drawing on her research and clinical experience, Boss suggests strategies that can cushion the pain and help families come to terms with their grief. With its message of hope, this eloquent book offers guidance and understanding to those struggling to regain their lives. HarperTorch. Suffered too long, these emotions can deaden feeling and make it impossible for people to move on with their lives.
Yet the central message of this book is that they can move on. Harvard University Press. But what happens when there is no closure, all too often, when a family member or a friend who may be still alive is lost to us nonetheless? How, does the mother whose soldier son is missing in action, for example, deal with the uncertainty surrounding this kind of loss?In this sensitive and lucid account, Pauline Boss explains that, or the family of an Alzheimer's patient who is suffering from severe dementia, those confronted with such ambiguous loss fluctuate between hope and hopelessness.
Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief #ad - We take comfort in the rituals that mark the passing, and we turn to those around us for support. When a loved one dies we mourn our loss. Her work features the heartening narratives of those who cope with ambiguous loss and manage to leave their sadness behind, immigration, chronic mental illness, adoption, including those who have lost family members to divorce, and brain injury.
No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in AmericaBold Type Books #ad - It wasn't the last time he would face death. Three decades later, moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for justice and liberation. From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When darnell moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire.
He escaped, but just barely. Moore's transcendence over the myriad forces of repression that faced him is a testament to the grace and care of the people who loved him, and to his hometown, NJ, Camden, scarred and ignored but brimming with life. In no ashes in the fire, he shares the journey taken by that scared, bullied teenager who not only survived, but found his calling.
No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America #ad - Harvard University Press. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. Moore reminds us that liberation is possible if we commit ourselves to fighting for it, and if we dream and create futures where those who survive on society's edges can thrive.
No ashes in the fire is a story of beauty and hope-and an honest reckoning with family, with place, and with what it means to be free. Lambda literary award - gay memoir/biography Winner - 2019A New York Times Notable Book of the Year 2018 HarperTorch.
The Art of LovingHarper Perennial Modern Classics #ad - Harvard University Press. Even more than any other art it demands genuine insight and understanding. In this classic work, steeped in false conceptions and lofty expectations, Fromm explores love in all its aspects--not only romantic love, self-love, children, but also love of parents, brotherly love, erotic love, and the love of God.
Learning to love, like other arts, demands practice and concentration. HarperCollins Publishers. In this astonishingly frank and candid book, he explores the ways in which this extraordinary emotion can alter the whole course of your life. Most of us are unable to develop our capacities for love on the only level that really counts—a love that is compounded of maturity, self-knowledge, and courage.
The Art of Loving #ad - The renowned psychoanalyst and social philosopher Erich Fromm has helped millions of men and women achieve rich, productive lives by developing their hidden capacities for love. HarperTorch.
Letters to a Young PoetW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Harvard University Press. From 1903 to 1908 rilke wrote a series of remarkable responses to a young, would-be poet on poetry and on surviving as a sensitive observer in a harsh world. Those letters, still a fresh source of inspiration and insight, are accompanied here by a chronicle of Rilke's life that shows what he was experiencing in his own relationship to life and work when he wrote them.
HarperTorch. Rilke's timeless letters about poetry, sensitive observation, and the complicated workings of the human heart. Born in 1875, the great german lyric poet rainer Maria Rilke published his first collection of poems in 1898 and went on to become renowned for his delicate depiction of the workings of the human heart.
Letters to a Young Poet #ad - HarperCollins Publishers. Drawn by some sympathetic note in his poems, young people often wrote to Rilke with their problems and hopes. W w norton Company.
The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems Bilingual Edition English and Spanish EditionCity Lights Publishers #ad - It is quite fitting therefore that his work in this anthology be shared by various translators, ideally, for, a translator is but another heteronym speaking in a different tongue and at a different time. Harvard University Press. An impressive group of translators that includes alistair Reid, Robert Hass, Stephen Mitchell, Stephen Kessler and Jack Hirschman, have come together to revisit or completely retranslate the poems; and a handful of previously untranslated works are included as well.
The call for a more accessible collection of neruda's important poems is answered with City Lights' The Essential Neruda, a 200-page edition that offers 50 of Neruda's key poems. The editors and translators know how to extract gold from a lifetime of prolific writing. In fact, i can think of few other books that have given me so much delight so easily.
The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems Bilingual Edition English and Spanish Edition #ad - Like pessoa especially, Neruda can be several poets according to where he is and when and what his mood might be. A splendid way to begin a love affair with our Pablo or, having already succumbed to his infinite charms, revisit him passionately again and again and yet again. Ariel dorfman, author of konfidenz and the nanny and the Iceberg "If the notion had struck Pablo Neruda, I am quite sure that like Fernando Pessoa and Antonio Machado he would have given birth to what the former called heteronyms.
This bilingual collection of Neruda's most essential poems will prove indispensable. Used book in Good Condition. W w norton Company.
The Poems of Octavio PazNew Directions #ad - HarperCollins Publishers. Readers will also find weinberger’s capsule biography of Paz, as well as notes on many poems in Paz’s own words, taken from various interviews he gave throughout his long and singular life. Now in paperback, life-spanning, bilingual edition of the poems by the Nobel Prize laureateThe Poems of Octavio Paz is the first retrospective collection of Paz’s poetry to span his entire writing career from his first published poem, at age seventeen, the definitive, to his magnificent last poem.
W w norton Company. Assiduously edited by eliot weinberger―who has been translating Paz for over forty years―The Poems of Octavio Paz also includes translations by the poet-luminaries Elizabeth Bishop, Muriel Rukeyser, Denise Levertov, Paul Blackburn, and Charles Tomlinson. Harvard University Press. This landmark bilingual edition contains many poems that have never been translated into English before, plus new translations based on Paz’s final revisions.
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The State of Affairs: Rethinking InfidelityHarper Paperbacks #ad - With the right approach, couples can grow and learn from these tumultuous experiences, together or apart. Affairs, she argues, have a lot to teach us about modern relationships—what we expect, what we think we want, and what we feel entitled to. Used book in Good Condition. Iconic couples’ therapist and bestselling author of Mating in Captivity Esther Perel returns to paperback with a provocative look at relationships through the lens of infidelity.
An affair: it can rob a couple of their relationship, their happiness, their very identity. Harvard University Press. Through examining illicit love from multiple angles, Perel invites readers into an honest, enlightened, and entertaining exploration of modern marriage in its many variations. Fiercely intelligent, the State of Affairs provides a daring framework for understanding the intricacies of love and desire.
The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity #ad - W w norton Company. They offer a unique window into our personal and cultural attitudes about love, lust, and commitment. And yet, this extremely common human experience is so poorly understood. An affair can even be the doorway to a new marriage—with the same person. Betrayal hurts, she writes, but it can be healed.