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David Elitch is an American musician best known for his work with the American progressive rock band The Mars Volta. David Elitch moved from Sebastopol, California to Los Angeles and later joined hard rock band Daughters of Mara.
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A Brief History of Everything
Ken Wilber - 2017-05-01 (first published in 1996)
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A new edition of the best-selling work from one of the most forward-thinking and important philosophers of our time. Join one of the greatest contemporary philosophers on a breathtaking tour of time and the Kosmos--from the Big Bang right up to the eve of the twenty-first century. This accessible and entertaining summary of Ken Wilber's great ideas...
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Ellen J. Langer - 2014-10-14 (first published in 1989)
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Ellen J. Langer, Harvard professor of psychology, determines that the mindless following of routine and other automatic behaviors lead to much error, pain and a predetermined course of life. In this thought-provoking book, her research has been "translated" for the lay reader. With anecdotes and metaphors, Langer explains how the mindless--as oppos...
Dave Elitch
So good.      source
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Tenth of December
George Saunders - 2014-01-07
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Tenth of December is the most honest, moving, and critically acclaimed collection yet from George Saunders, one of the most important writers of his generation. These stories take on the big questions and explore the fault lines of our own morality, the characters vividly and lovingly infused with Saunders's signature blend of exuberant prose, deep...
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Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself
How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One
Joe Dispenza - 2013-02-15 (first published in 2012)
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You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscienc...
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Carolina Millan
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An Autobiography
Andre Agassi - 2010-08-10 (first published in 2009)
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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, Open is the engrossing story of a remarkable life.Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the age of twenty-two Agassi had won the first of his eight...
Dave Elitch
Phenomenal.      source
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The Art of Learning
An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
Josh Waitzkin - 2008-05-27 (first published in 2007)
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In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top—twice.Josh Waitzkin knows what it means to be at the top of his game. A public figure since winning his first National Chess Championship at the age of ni...
Dave Elitch
I tell everyone I teach to get The Art of Learning.      source
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Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl - 2006-06-01 (first published in 1946)
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Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with re...
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Society of the Spectacle
Guy Debord - 2005-04-03 (first published in 1967)
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The Das Kapital of the 20th century. An essential text, and the main theoretical work of the situationists. Few works of political and cultural theory have been as enduringly provocative. From its publication amid the social upheavals of the 1960's up to the present, the volatile theses of this book have decisively transformed debates on the shape ...
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Facing Love Addiction
Giving Yourself the Power to Change the Way You Love
Pia Mellody - 2003-04-29 (first published in 1989)
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In this revised and updated version of Facing Love Addiction, bestselling author of Facing Codependence and internationally recognized dependence and addiction authority Pia Mellody unravels the intricate dynamics of unhealthy love relationships and shows us how to let go of toxic love. Through twelve-step work, exercises, and journal-keeping, Faci...
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Zen in the Art of Archery
Eugen Herrigel - 1999-01-26 (first published in 1948)
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The path to achieving Zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by Professor Eugen Herrigel in this timeless account.This book is the result of the author’s six year quest to learn archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters. It is an honest account of one man’s journey to complete abandonment of ‘the self’ and the Wes...
Dave Elitch
I give this book to people all the time.      source
A World Lit Only by Fire by William Manchester
The Image by Daniel J. Boorstin
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell
Generation X by Douglas Coupland
Ways of Seeing by John Berger
The Awakening of Intelligence by Jiddu Krishnamurti
The Brutality of Fact by