Freedom from suffering is not only possible, but the means for achieving it are immediately within our grasp - literally as close to us as our own breath. This is the 2,500-year-old good news contained in the Anapanasati Sutra, the Buddha's teaching on cultivating both tranquility and deep insight through full awareness of breathing. In this book, Larry Rosenberg brings this timeless meditation method to life.
It isn’t easy to get a group of bestselling SF authors to write new stories for an anthology, but that’s what Elizabeth Anne Hull has done in this powerhouse book. With original, captivating tales by Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Ben Bova, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Joe Haldeman, Harry Harrison, Larry Niven, Vernor Vinge, Gene Wolfe, and others, Gateways is a SF event that will be a must-buy for SF readers of all tastes, from the traditional to the cutting edge; from the darkly serious to the laugh-out-loud funny.
This week, Father Michael Pfleger, a white priest on Chicago’s South Side, holds a funeral for a young man who threatened his life; Larry David applies his passive-aggression to Missed Connections listings...
"Endgame", by Dexter Filkins; “Super Sam”, by Ben McGrath; "Looking for Someone", by Nick Paumgarten; and "Fore!", by Larry David.
In this issue, Larry Bossidy, the former CEO of AlliedSignal and Honeywell, lays out what he expects of his direct reports and what they can expect from him. Then, James Hackett explains what you need to do to prepare for the perfect product launch. The third full-length article suggests ways you can do your human due diligence when considering a company for a merger or acquisition.
"Webbcast" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Over There" by James Surowiecki; "Google's Moon Shot" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Please Read Before Suing" by Larry Doyle; "Boomtown Blues" by Alexandra Fuller; "Good People" by David Foster Wallace; and "Hostile Acts" by Tad Friend.
"Leaks", by Amy Davidson; "Pot 101", by Tad Friend; "Torso" by Rebecca Mead; "New York is Killing Me", by Alec Wilkinson; "Standing By", by David Sedaris; "Sleeper Camp", by Larry Doyle; "Chan, the Man", by Jill Lepore; and "Menfolk", by Anthony Lane.
Hendrik Hertzberg, Eric Konigsberg, David Remnick, Larry Doyle, and Alex Ross.
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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
"Sentenced" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Oops Con" by Ben McGrath; "Title IX Babies" by David Owen; "How Fred Flintstone Got Home, Got Wild, and Got a Stone Age Life" by Larry Doyle; "Me Media" by John Cassidy; and "Save Us" by Anthony Lane.
"Offenses", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Tiny Wheels", by David Owen; "First at Ninety", by Rebecca Mead; "Planning for Defeat", by George Packer; "Portrait in Evil: My Story", by Larry Doyle; "Crybabies", by Jerome Groopman; "Space Cases", by Anthony Lane