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Free ebooks. Making Books Work - reading books organization. Foundations of Physics, Volume 5, Number 1. Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality - John Horgan. How do trances, visions, prayer, satori, and other mystical manifestations "work"?

Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality - John Horgan

What are their neurological mechanisms and psychological implications? John Horgan investigates a wide range of fields — chemistry, physics, psychology, radiology, theology, and more — to narrow the gap between reason and enlightenment. As both a seeker and an award-winning journalist, Horgan is uniquely positioned to profile researchers and their work. SF Books Showing Humanity at its Best? This topic is currently marked as "dormant"—the last message is more than 90 days old.

SF Books Showing Humanity at its Best?

You can revive it by posting a reply. 1zinschj Edited: Mar 25, 2011, 3:00am I'm looking for recommendations on SF books that are the opposite of post-apocalyptic or distopian stories --stories that show humanity at its best or, at least, a world in which all human existence is elevated beyond basic survival. I recently read the The Player of Games by Iain Banks and loved the idea of the Culture.

Thanks! 2Jarandel. The National Academies Press. Reading Room Titles.

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To read. Self-help. Neuroscience. Early Onset of Night, Volume One (9781453867648): Michael Kindt. Puzzles. Best Japanese books. 40 Modern Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read. UC Berkeley Summer Reading List. UC Berkeley Summer Reading 2006. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first CenturyThomas L.

UC Berkeley Summer Reading 2006

FriedmanNew York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005 Although the message can be boiled down into fewer pages, a future President should understand that technology has created the opportunity for anyone in the world to perform tasks that used to be limited by geography. Read book reviews, preview books, bestsellers, join a book club, meet people and read author book blogs and interviews. 6 million books and counting. Welcome to Open Library. Best Utopian and Dystopian Fiction. Asylum. Welcome to

10 Websites for Book Lovers. 5 Rewarding Social Networks for Book Lovers. Reading is a great past-time that can be both comforting and rewarding — though to some people it can be more of a chore.

5 Rewarding Social Networks for Book Lovers

One of the best ways to discover new books to read is by seeing what others are reading. Though there are many social networks out there dedicated to book lovers, here are the top 5 that I feel have the most to offer. Feel free to share your personal favorites in the comments. Goodreads Goodreads is the one that I’ve personally been most active on. Shelfari “Shelfari is the premier social network for people who love books.

Revish. Welcome to the Polyglot Project. Find your next book - StumbleUpon. Better Book Titles: Archive. Banned Books Online. Presents.

Banned Books Online

Catalog your books online. The World's Most Popular eBook Community - Wattpad - free books romance fantasy teen fan fiction mystery stories. Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. Scribd. Authorama - Public Domain Books. Page By Page Books. Read Classic Books Online, Free.

Great Poems « Greatest Books of All Time » Life-Changing Arts. A selection of great poems from centuries of brillant authors and poets.

Great Poems « Greatest Books of All Time » Life-Changing Arts

Whether you are new to the world of poetry and wish to savor it, or a well-versed poetry connoisseur, either way you will probably enjoy the classics of world poetry. The poems are sorted by vote. To vote for a poem, click on the left of it. You can read and browse the poems by clicking on their title. Voting is possible once per day. Votes PoemAuthor IfRudyard Kipling EchoChristina Georgina Rossetti If you think the best poem of all times is not even on this list, by all means, let us know which poem it is and why you think it should be added.

Get inspired.. inspire others.. Book recommendations from readers like you. 4 Great Ways To Keep Track Of Your Expanding Book Collection. With the internet taking off the way it has, and the incredible effect it is having on all media outlets, including newspapers, magazines and terrestrial radio, books surprisingly continue to thrive.

4 Great Ways To Keep Track Of Your Expanding Book Collection

To this day, whenever you go into a Barnes and Noble or Borders, hoards of people are crowding the coffee shop with books in hand or books out the door. This also includes Amazon, where although they have moved on to much more then just books, their Amazon book rankings are still heavily relied upon as a popularity factor, and still get a lot of their revenue via paperbacks and hardcovers. With the overwhelming majority of readers still buying books, instead of going to their local library, many like to have a nice way to organize what they’re reading, share it with the world and give their take on it.

Keeping Track of Finished Books. One of the things I have been mulling over of late is how I keep track of books I have read.

Keeping Track of Finished Books

Sure I could just keep track on my blog but it isn’t sufficient for my purposes. Years ago I used the extremely simple database software that came along with Apple Works, Apple’s sorry attempt to rival Microsoft in office software. Welcome to the Polyglot Project. BookMooch: trade your books with other people. Let the Words Flow - The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries. I make no secret of the fact that I’m a hardcore bibliophile, but we’re a common enough lot these day.

The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

And the one sight that always makes me linger over a webpage is rows and rows of neatly organized books. So, in an effort to draw more like-minded read here to my little blog, I decided to round-up a gallery of photos of some of the most beautiful libraries I’ve ever seen photos of. Enjoy. If you enjoy this gallery, make sure you check out our other list of The United States’ Most Beautiful Libraries!

Abbey Library St. The Astronomy Library of the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands Photo Credit: (Erik) Bristol Central Library Photo Credit: *Firefox The British Library reading room at the centre of the Great Court of the British Museum in London, England.