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Liz Lambert

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When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron - 2016-06-07 (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...
Liz Lambert
Has been important to me, and I’ve given to people in my life because it had an impact on me.      source
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The Dream of a Common Language
Poems 1974-1977
Adrienne Rich - 2013-04-01 (first published in 1978)
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"The Dream of a Common Language explores the contours of a woman's heart and mind in language for everybody--language whose plainness, laughter, questions and nobility everyone can respond to. . . . No one is writing better or more needed verse than this."--Boston Evening Globe...
Liz Lambert
I sometimes gift The Dream of a Common Language of poetry.      source
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Essays (FSG Classics)
Joan Didion - 2008-10-28 (first published in 1968)
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The first nonfiction work by one of the most distinctive prose stylists of our era, Slouching Towards Bethlehem remains, forty years after its first publication, the essential portrait of America— particularly California—in the sixties. It focuses on such subjects as John Wayne and Howard Hughes, growing up a girl in California, ruminating on the n...
Liz Lambert
I love Slouching Towards Bethlehem so much.      source
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How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow
Chip Conley - 2007-09-21
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After fifteen years of rising to the pinnacle of the hospitality industry, Chip Conley's company was suddenly undercapitalized and overexposed in the, post-9/11 economy. For relief and inspiration, Conley, the CEO and founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, turned to psychologist Abraham Maslow's iconic Hierarchy of Needs. This book expl...
Liz Lambert
Great business book.      source
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A Pattern Language
Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series)
Christopher Alexander - 1976-12-31 (first published in 1977)
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At the core of A Pattern Language is the philosophy that in designing their environments people always rely on certain ‘languages,’ which, like the languages we speak, allow them to articulate and communicate an infinite variety of designs within a formal system which gives them coherence.This book provides a language of this kind. It will enable m...
Liz Lambert
The author is a writer and a thinker about architecture and about how we build.      source