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Amassunu, Poems by Eric Quinn
Dec.06.2010
Poetry is often mentioned as a vehicle for a poet’s exploration of his or her own life. Eric Quinn has taken this motif and run with it: born in Brazil, he offers memories of infancy and titles his book Amassunu, the amerindian word for the Amazon River; raised in Latin America and Europe, he...
Amassunu, Poems by Eric Quinn
Dec.06.2010
Poetry is often mentioned as a vehicle for a poet’s exploration of his or her own life. Eric Quinn has taken this motif and run with it: born in Brazil, he offers memories of infancy and titles his book Amassunu, the amerindian word for the Amazon River; raised in Latin America and Europe, he...
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Nov.01.2010
In the autumn of 2000, Hope Edelman was a woman adrift, questioning her place in her marriage, her profession, and the larger world. Feeling vulnerable and isolated, she was primed for change. Into her stagnant routine dropped Dodo, her three-year old daughter Maya’s curiously disruptive imaginary...
Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century by Judith Laura
Oct.25.2009
The first part of Goddess Spirituality for the 21st Century: From Kabbalah to Quantum Physics, compares concepts of emerging Goddess religions to concepts of Abrahamic religions, especially Christianity and Judaism. These concepts include immanence and transcendence and nature of deity. The book...
Black Tide: Awakening of the Key
Jul.14.2009
Thousands of years ago Atlantis suddenly crumbled apart and sank into the sea. Its existence is now a mere legend and the Atlanteans would like to keep it that way. Living among us, they recreated their realm by combining ancient wisdom with new age technology. Thriving covertly, beneath the...
The Possibility of Everything
Jun.18.2009
http://www.thepossibilityofeverything.com In the autumn of 2000, Hope Edelman was a woman adrift, questioning her place in her marriage, her profession, and the larger world. Feeling vulnerable and isolated, she was primed for change. Into her stagnant routine dropped Dodo, her three-year old...
Cover Photo:  Bahman Farzad
May.28.2009
PAVE YOUR WAY TO ENLIGHTENMENT   Bet you thought the audience for Buddhism is fairly marginal, but have you heard? — one in eight Americans admit the influence of teachings of the Buddha as playing a positive role in their lives. This timeless path is one of the fastest growing today —...
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May.20.2009
Machiavelli praised his military genius. European royalty sought out his secret elixir against poison. His life inspired Mozart's first opera, while for centuries poets and playwrights recited bloody, romantic tales of his victories, defeats, intrigues, concubines, and mysterious death. But until...
The Virtual Mummy
Apr.05.2009
The Virtual Mummy is a thoroughly readable introduction to the nondestructive techniques used by contemporary researchers to analyze the artifacts and culture of ancient Egypt. It tells the captivating story of the “virtual unwrapping” of an Egyptian mummy and the interdisciplinary project that...
Archaeology's Influence on Contemporary Native American Art: Perspectives from a Monster
Feb.09.2009
The University of Alabama Press says about the book: "Known widely in Europe as "interpretive narrative archaeology," the practice of using creative methods to interpret and present current knowledge of the past is gaining popularity in North America. This book is the first...