Books Worth Reading
Books - summer reading list from TED contributors
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As kids all over the country are sent home, summer reading lists in hand, or are ready to dive into a program at the local library, it’s interesting to see what famous people of today and yesteryear kept on their bedside table to wile away the hours with a book.Whether it’s to find a summer beach read or just to get your mind in brain-bikini shape, take some suggestions from the shelves of these famous people.Via Bid4Papers.Like infographics? So do we.
You are what you read: bookshelves of famous people [infographic]
Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story
'Heart' Of Iranian Identity Reimagined For A New Generation - 1000 years ago, a Persian poet named Abolqasem Ferdowsi of Tous obtained a royal commission to put the ancient legends & myths of Iran into a book of verse. He called this epic Shahnameh, or "Epic of the Persian Kings." It took him more than three decades & comprises 60,000 couplets — twice the length of The Iliad & The Odyssey combined.
The Persian epic, Shahnameh, was written more than 1,000 years ago by the Persian poet Abolqasem Ferdowsi. A vibrant new version, translated and adapted by Ahmad Sadri, contains more than 500 pages of illustrations by graphic artist and filmmaker, Hamid Rahmanian.
Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish
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Recommended by Gardner's Eden
falls right in line with where i am trying to head.
one of the : 67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10 By Erik Wecks Email Author March 2, 2012 | 7:00 am | Categories: Armchair Geek (great list!) :D
okay...not really. looks like my bookshelves exploding. :)
Folks, this ain't normal by Joel Salatin - From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal. In 'Folks, this ain't normal', he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love. Salatin has many thoughts on what normal is and shares practical and philosophical ideas for changing our lives in small ways that have big impact.
from the owner of Polyface Farms. On my to read list.
It's only a dilemma if you care what you put in your body.