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Adrian Frutiger - Typefaces: The Complete Works
Adrian Frutiger - Typefaces: The Complete Works
by Heidrun Osterer
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 58.91

5.0 out of 5 stars *The* typeface reference, 28 May 2014
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What can one say about this great book? It's the standard against which to judge all other typeface books. By one of the greats of the domain. Had a hiccup in the delivery (German edition instead of English) - but soon put right - so what the heck!


A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams
by Michael Pollan
Edition: Paperback
Price: 9.49

3.0 out of 5 stars Ok - but..., 22 April 2014
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I expected a story about building a place with "soul" and the difficulties along the way. Perhaps to have some direction personally going forward too. But it contains a lot of indulgent reflections on architecture that I could have done without. And the writing is irritatingly verbose and self-conscious. Oh well, good in parts. So few pictures, so many words. Some more photos and diagrams would have helped.


Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path
by Henepola Gunaratana
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.39

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5.0 out of 5 stars Very clear, 13 Dec 2013
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I thought I had more-or-less understood on a conceptual level what the path consists of and what the eight steps are. But this book is so clear that it really deepened my understanding. Lots of useful practical tips too. Recommended. But, if you are just starting, then perhaps read his mindfulness book first?


Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation (Shambhala Classics)
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation (Shambhala Classics)
by Joseph Goldstein
Edition: Paperback
Price: 16.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars Good, as expected, 30 Oct 2012
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The book arrived in good time, and good condition. The written content is very clear and talks to where I am at the moment. Recommended.


Jamie's 30-Minute Meals: A Revolutionary Approach to Cooking Good Food Fast
Jamie's 30-Minute Meals: A Revolutionary Approach to Cooking Good Food Fast
by Jamie Oliver
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.68

5.0 out of 5 stars Rewarding - but hard work, 3 May 2012
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This is not really like a normal cook-book. It's ai,ed at getting you to cook a complete meal in a short time. And many of the meals work out very nicely. Altough there doesn't really seem time to get everything done, and you leave quite a mess behind you. Still, some delicious food at the end of it, and plenty of inspiration for going further and extending and adapting.

I would recommend watching the videos if you can. It's much easier to understand Jamie's rhythm if you do.


House Season 7 [DVD]
House Season 7 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Hugh Laurie
Offered by Top of the Charts
Price: 7.99

0 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good classic House, 23 Jan 2012
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This review is from: House Season 7 [DVD] (DVD)
Sharp dialog, cringe-worthy moments, exotic diagnoses - what more do you want? It's classic House - and it's the last season. Is the finale good? Who cares? Stop worrying and do the blood work.


Waking Up in Time: Our Future Evolution and the Meaning of Now
Waking Up in Time: Our Future Evolution and the Meaning of Now
by Peter Russell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.44

5.0 out of 5 stars The more we can be aware ..., 27 Oct 2011
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... of this, the more likely we will negotiate the next few years in a positive way. Maybe we can avoid the problems which are coming? Make it a bit more likely by reading books like this. Start by changing yourself - who knows where we can go?


The History of Mr. Polly
The History of Mr. Polly
by H.G. Wells
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable, 26 Sep 2011
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I had to read this many years ago in an Eng. Lit. course - I wanted to re-read it - and I was pleasantly surprised. A comfortable and thoughtful Wells, echoes from a bygone time in England.


A New Earth: Create a Better Life
A New Earth: Create a Better Life
by Eckhart Tolle
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars You just need awareness, 16 Aug 2011
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A very encouraging book. Eckhart keeps repeating - each time the ego pops up - just come back to awareness. So often, that even I eventually understood something important.


The Peregrine (New York Review Books Classics)
The Peregrine (New York Review Books Classics)
by J.A. Baker
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Really beautiful, 16 Aug 2011
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This is a unique book. A strange mix of repetitive prose and achingly beautiful poetry. A lonely man tracks a bird across the wide and windy countryside. Don't miss this book.


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