Liberation in One Lifetime

Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa

Written by Francis V. Tiso
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Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to...

Austin Osman Spare

The Occult Life of London's Legendary Artist

Written by Phil Baker, Foreword by Alan Moore
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Austin Osman Spare is the definitive biography of the controversial occultist and artist, an enfant terrible of the Edwardian art world whose work was both hailed as genius and decried as immoral decadence. As George Bernard Shaw reportedly said, "Spare's medicine is too strong for the average man."

Trained as a...

Unfinished Agenda

Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power

Written by Junius Williams, Foreword by Tom Hayden
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Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street...

A Visionary Madness

The Case of James Tilly Matthews and the Influencing Machine

Written by Mike Jay, Foreword by Oliver Sacks
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Confined in Bedlam in 1797 as an incurable lunatic, James Tilly Matthews is one of the most bizarre case studies in the annals of psychiatry. Often cited as the first thorough case study of what we would today call paranoid schizophrenia, Matthews drew intricate diagrams of the "influencing machine" that he...

Saving the White Lions

One Woman's Battle for Africa's Most Sacred Animal

Written by Linda Tucker, Foreword by Andrew Harvey
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In this captivating, suspenseful memoir, white lion conservationist Linda Tucker describes her perilous struggle to protect the sacred white lion from the merciless and mafia-like trophy-hunting industry, armed only with her indomitable spirit and total devotion.
 
Her story begins in 1991 with a heart-stopping misadventure in the Timbavati Reserve...

There Is a Garden in the Mind

A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California

Written by Paul A. Lee
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There Is a Garden in the Mind presents an engaging look at the work and life of pioneering organic gardener Alan Chadwick and his profound influence on the organic farming movement. In this wide-ranging and philosophical memoir, author Paul Lee recounts his first serendipitous meeting with Chadwick in Santa Cruz, California...

Rainbow Body

The Life and Realization of a Tibetan Yogin, Togden Ugyen Tendzin

Written by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, Translated by Andriano Clemente
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Rainbow Body: The Life and Realization of a Tibetan Yogin, Togden Ugyen Tendzin, presents the remarkable life story of Togden Ugyen Tendzin (1888–1962), a Tibetan yogin who in death achieved the “rainbow body,” the release of the physical body in the essence of the five elements and one of the highest...

The Lamp That Enlightens Narrow Minds

The Life and Times of a Realized Tibetan Master, Khyentse Chokyi Wangchug

Written by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu, Annotations by Enrico Dell'Angelo, Translated by Enrico Dell'Angelo and Nancy Simmons
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The Lamp That Enlightens Narrow Minds: The Life and Times of a Realized Tibetan Master, Khyentse Chökyi Wangchug presents an engaging account of the life of Khyentse Chökyi Wangchug, a realized Tibetan tulku (reincarnated lama or teacher). The book's historical references provide a detailed portrait of Tibet on the verge of...

Star Sister

How I Changed My Name, Grew Wings , and Learned to Trust Intuition

Written by Stella Osorojos
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Intuition was something that Laura Chamorro knew not to ignore. So when it told her to change her name to Stella Osorojos, she listened—and that’s when things started to get strange.
 
Following the I Ching, kabbalah teachers, channeled masters from Earth and beyond, and her own premonitions and dreams, Osorojos...

The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic

The Parallel Lives of People as Plants: Keeping the Seeds Alive

Written by Martin Prechtel
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Martín Prechtel’s experiences growing up on a Pueblo Indian reservation, his years of apprenticing to a Guatemalan shaman, and his flight from Guatemala’s brutal civil war to life in the U.S. inform this lyrical blend of memoir, cultural commentary, and spiritual call to arms. The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic is both an...

The Electric Jesus

The Healing Journey of a Contemporary Gnostic

Written by Jonathan Talat Phillips, Introduction by Graham Hancock
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When Jonathan Talat Phillips experiences a devastating loss as a countercultural media activist, he unwittingly starts on a mystical journey marked by underground ayahuasca ceremonies, kundalini awakenings, prankster spirit guides, extraterrestrial encounters at the Burning Man festival, and miraculous energy healings that reshape his skeptical worldview. Along the way, he chronicles...

Gone Boy

A Father's Search for the Truth in His Son's Murder

Written by Gregory Gibson
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On December 14, 1992, Gregory Gibson’s eighteen-year-old son Galen was murdered, shot in the doorway of his college library by a fellow student gone berserk. The killer was jailed for life, but for Gibson the tragedy was still unfolding. The morning of the shooting, he learned, college officials had intercepted but...

Cooking for the Common Good

The Birth of a Natural Foods Soup Kitchen

Written by Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison
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On Mount Desert Island, Maine, winter can mean six months of isolation and tough times, as year-round residents hunker down through the cold season. Larry Stettner and Bill Morrison vowed to change that. In November 2009, the Common Good Soup Kitchen opened its doors to the public, offering free soup as...

Perdurabo, Revised and Expanded Edition

The Life of Aleister Crowley

Written by Richard Kaczynski
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The name “Aleister Crowley” instantly conjures visions of diabolic ceremonies and orgiastic indulgences—and while the sardonic Crowley would perhaps be the last to challenge such a view, he was also much more than “the Beast,” as this authoritative biography shows. Perdurabo (the magical name Crowley chose when inducted into the Hermetic...

Working the Sea, Updated and Expanded

Misadventures, Ghost Stories, and Life Lessons from a Maine Lobsterman

Written by Wendell Seavey
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Working the Sea is the story of a Maine fisherman’s life, a collection of memories and teachings from a master storyteller. Author Wendell Seavey, who grew up in the 1940s in the fishing village that inspired this story, avoids the overly romantic or picturesque language of other fishing and working-class narratives...

True North

A Journey into Unexplored Wilderness

Written by Elliott Merrick, Introduction by Lawrence Millman
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While many people dream of abandoning civilization and heading into the wilderness, few manage to actually do it. One exception was twenty-four-year-old Elliott Merrick, who in 1929 left his advertising job in New Jersey and moved to Labrador, one of Canada’s most remote regions. First published by Scribner’s in 1933, True...

Death on the Barrens

A True Story of Courage and Tragedy in the Canadian Arctic

Written by George James Grinnell, Illustrated by Roderick MacIver, Introduction by George Luste
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Set in the remote arctic region of Northern Canada, this book takes readers on a harrowing canoe voyage that results in tragedy, redemption, and, ultimately, transformation. George Grinnell was one of six young men who set off on the 1955 expedition led by experienced wilderness canoeist Art Moffatt. Poorly planned and...

The Gift of Danger

Lessons from Aikido

Written by Mary Stein
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Mary Stein took up aikido in her mid-fifties and quickly learned what it really means to face danger—both external and internal. In this powerful collection of short essays, she vividly describes learning an active and spirited defense on the mat, in the process uncovering a lifetime of habitual tensions and emotional...

Reunion on the Rainbow Bridge

My Parents' Past Lives and the One They Shared with Me

Written by Sherri Defesche
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In 1953, Sherri Defesche’s parents, Jim and Shirley Swanson, were married in a hospital room just ten days after a car accident had left Shirley a paraplegic. She was only 17 at the time, while Jim was 20. What followed, despite the hardships they faced, was a 46-year love affair blessed...

Soulshaping

A Journey of Self-Creation

Written by Jeff Brown
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Soulshaping is the inspiring memoir of an archetypal "male warrior"–a trial lawyer–who struggled to find his heart and a more authentic, soulful path. Rivetingly personal and profoundly universal, this book is for anyone who has heard a whisper of something truer calling out to them amid the distractions of modern life...

Forbidden Bread

Written by Erica Johnson Debeljak
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Forbidden Bread is an unusual love story that covers great territory, both geographically and emotionally. The author leaves behind a successful career as an American financial analyst to pursue Ales Debeljak, a womanizing Slovenian poet who catches her attention at a cocktail party. The story begins in New York City, but...

Cancer and the Search for Lost Meaning

The Discovery of a Revolutionary New Cancer Treatment

Written by Pier Mario Biava
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In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Pier Mario Biava argues that the problem with cancer is not the disease itself, but how to treat it, how to approach the affected body. Malfunctioning cells, he says, need not always be cut out or chemically destroyed: they can be reprogrammed for normal functioning. This...

An Obese White Gentleman in No Apparent Distress

Written by Riki Moss and Terry Dobson
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Based on the life of unconventional aikido master Terry Dobson, this novel by his partner Riki Moss is the story of two souls meeting at a mutually calamitous turning point in their lives. Fatherless and pushed by his tyrannical mother to the edge of violence, Dobson turns to aikido to save...

Soul Shift

Finding Where the Dead Go

Written by Mark Ireland, Foreword by Tricia J. Robertson
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Businessman Mark Ireland’s father was Richard Ireland, a deeply spiritual minister and renowned psychic and medium who counted Mae West among his famous clients. While he loved his father, Mark followed a more conventional path in pursuit of mainstream success—until the wrenching death of his youngest son. This unexpected tragedy plunges...

War Lessons

How I Fought to Be a Hero and Learned That War Is Terror

Written by John Merson
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Military memoirs abound, but few prove to be trustworthy accounts free of spin, bravura, or military glitter. John Merson’s War Lessons takes a rare reflective approach to this pressing issue of our time. In vivid, unadorned prose, he interweaves his own experiences in war with thoughtful assessments of how to prevent...

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