A collection of eleven unmissable short stories from the Number One internationally bestselling author.
2014 offered The life-changing magic of tidying 2016 surrounded us with hygge In 2017, we’ll discover our ikigai… Ikigai – the Japanese secret to a long and happy life from the world’s longest living people.
Spellbinding and heartbreaking, Leila's Secret shows us everyday life for women in a country where it can be a crime to fall in love. But for all its tragedy, this unforgettable book is paradoxically uplifting, told from the heart of Kooshyar's immense sympathy, in the hope that each of us – and the stories we tell – can make a difference.
From the internationally bestselling author of Zealot comes a fascinating, provocative and meticulously researched history of humanity’s relationship with the divine.
This is a modern love story. It is a story about learning to survive, endure and flourish in a relationship. Above all, it is a story full of tenderness and sympathy for the hard work of keeping love going, and full of hope that we can make it through.
Two spiritual giants. Seven days. One timeless question.
A history of the Jews - from Moses to the present day - by one of the world's finest historians, shot through with his own sense of what it means to have a Jewish history.
From the Norwegian explorer, a stunning meditation on the power of silence and how to shut out the world.
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.
From one of the most influential political theorists of the twentieth century: a collection of essays, lectures, speeches, reviews, and interviews published in the last twenty years of her life, but never, until now, compiled in book form.
From the bestselling author of The Lamb's Supper and Signs of Life comes an illuminating work on the Catholic Eucharist and its link to the Jewish Passover meal.
A modern Zen classic--reissued with new material: An introduction to the great tenth-century Chinese master, with translations of his key works.
Accessible and elegant teachings from a well-loved and revered woman Zen teacher.
The Dalai Lama's indispensable commentary on a beloved Tibetan Buddhist text--now in the Shambhala Pocket Library series.
A unique collection of essays, instructions, letters, and personal advice on Dzogchen, Rimé, and other topics by famous Tibetan Buddhist masters of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Amos Oz is one of the foremost writers and thinkers speaking out about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict – this is his attempt to reach out to those on the other side