In Remarkable People, Dan Walker, the host of BBC1's Breakfast, recounts inspiring stories of the courage and selflessness of people he has met throughout his career. An uplifting tonic for the darkness and negativity of recent times. We live in an age of anxiety, besieged by bad news and uncertainty. But Dan Walker, the host of BBC1's Breakfast and Football Focus, is determined to shine a light onto stories of selflessness and compassion that seldom make the headlines. In the course of his professional life, Dan has encountered many inspiring stories of bravery and kindness. In Remarkable People, he recounts tales of incredible humanity, empathy, compassion, and a steely determination to transform lives, restore trust, renew hope. Remarkable People is the perfect book for these challenging times; an escape from the negativity of our everyday news cycle, and a tribute to courage and positivity.
Even now, nearly two decades after his death, Osho’s books continue to sell in the hundreds of thousands, and his website receives over a million hits every month. His host of admirers simply increases with every succeeding generation. Here, Osho brings to life many of mankind’s most influential religious and spiritual leaders from a variety of cultures, including Krishna, the Buddha, and Jesus; poets such as Lao Tzu and Rumi; philosophers from Pythagoras and Socrates to Heraclitus and Nietzsche; and great thinkers of more recent times, including Gurdjieff, Krishnamurti, and Kahlil Gibran. Osho uses their lives and knowledge to guide the reader in a profound journey of spiritual discovery and wisdom
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
This is a fascinating, unpretentious, and highly readable memoir of Irishman Bill Long's serendipitous meetings with a host of kindred spirits, including some of the most famous writers of our time. In this collection of essays, written with rich hum
Shares stories about the part each teacher played in integrating mind and heart, body and soul, psychology and religion, west and east, matter and spirit, theory and experience, and how each teaching became the stepping stone to reclaiming his own spiritual tradition. $15,000 first printing.
Including Atlases, Maps, Travel and Topography, Natural History, Science and Medicine, Illustrated and Children's Books and Related Drawings, and Juvenilia : [auction, London, Grosvenor Saleroom, 14th and 28th January 1986].
Contains thirty interviews with individuals who have become masters in their field, including scientists, musicians, artists, writers, performers, and others, and provides insight into the process through which they have achieved greatness.
" ENCOUNTERS" takes the reader on a wild and zany journey, full of mystery, lunatic spiritualism, and one monster hangover the following morning." - Jon Turk, author of In the Wake of the Jomon " I've heard wildly exaggerated versions of these stories before, while swilling bruised red wine over a roaring camp fire in the Canadian Rockies, and sipping sake in a noisy Japanese Izakaya (bar). It's about time Tork got off his butt and committed them to paper. Now the world can get a glimpse into his remarkable life, and the lives of those that he's recognized greatness in." - Pat Morrow, author of Beyond Everest
This fascinating collection identifies famous figures from the past whose behaviour suggests they may have had autism, a disorder that was not defined until the mid-20th century. James looks at the lives of 20 individuals - scientists, artists, politicians and philosophers - examining their interests, successes, indifferences and shortcomings.