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Krista Tippett

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Krista Tippett is an American journalist, author, and entrepreneur. She created and hosts the public radio program and podcast On Being. In 2014, Tippett was awarded the National Humanities Medal by U.S. President Barack Obama.
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Letters to a Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke - Apr 03, 2018 (first published in 1929)
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These ten letters, written by one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, offer deep and sincere advice to the young poet. They touch on all aspects of life and are valuable to anyone wishing to be a poet and to those who are not. Written with power, style, and conviction these letters will guide and inspire anyone who reads them....
Krista Tippett
I love this book. I give that to young people.     source
When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron - Jun 07, 2016 (first published in 1996)
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Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when w...
Krista Tippett
Kind of a sacred text that I carry around with me at all times because things are always falling apart.     source
Give and Take
Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
Adam Grant - Mar 25, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces...
Krista Tippett
Givers in the workplace change everybody.     source
Doubt
A History
Jennifer Michael Hecht - Sep 07, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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In the tradition of grand sweeping histories such as From Dawn To Decadence, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, and A History of God, Hecht champions doubt and questioning as one of the great and noble, if unheralded, intellectual traditions that distinguish the Western mind especially-from Socrates to Galileo and Darwin to Wittgenstein and H...
Krista Tippett
Just masterful.     source