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A hundred Must-read Life-Changing Books via Nick Rennison

Novels which rework our rules approximately human probabilities, biographies which rejoice the achievements of awesome participants, polemical works of non-fiction which oblige us to change our perspectives of the area or of human society: we all can be mindful studying at the very least one booklet which made us take into consideration the area anew. the following, the writer of the preferred Bloomsbury stable examining consultant, selects some of the best books that can or would possibly not have replaced the realm, yet that have definitely replaced the lives of millions of people that have learn them.

Some examples of titles included:
Maya Angelou, i do know Why the Caged poultry Sings - a poignant recording of the author's conquer the stumbling blocks of being black and bad in a racist society.
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist. Santiago's assembly with the alchemist opens his eyes to the real values of lifestyles, love and suffering
The Diary of Anne Frank part a century later the tale of coming to adulthood within the such a lot poor of situations is still profoundly moving.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet Gibran's poetic essays show his strategies on every thing in existence from love and marriage to the enigmas of beginning and death.
Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the artwork of bike upkeep Pirsig's narrator creates a philosophical masterpiece that has the facility to alter lives.

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It is there to be experienced if only we are prepared to rid ourselves of our egotism and selfimportant belief that we are at the centre of things. We are like horses with blinkers but our blinkers can be removed. ‘For me there is only the travelling on paths that have heart,’ Don Juan tells Castaneda, ‘on any path that may have heart. There I travel, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length. ’ Through Castaneda’s writings the old shaman invites those prepared to abandon conventional thinking to join him.

Through the simple living, the self-purification and the spiritual commitment which he chronicles in his book, Gandhi hoped to gain a glimpse of the truth himself. The British politician Sir Stafford Cripps, paying tribute to him after his assassination, said that he knew of no other man ‘who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things’. That power is quietly and undemonstratively revealed in Gandhi’s ‘autobiography’. Read on Louis Fischer, The Life of Mahatma Gandhi; John Ruskin, Unto This Last; Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali 40 02 100 MR LC NOVELS:02 100 MR SF 20/8/08 21:38 Page 41 KAHLIL GIBRAN KAHLIL GIBRAN THE PROPHET (1883–1931) LEBANON/USA (1923) Born into a Christian Maronite community in the Lebanon, then part of the Ottoman Empire, Kahlil Gibran travelled with his mother and his siblings to America in 1895 in search of a better life.

I. –1949) ARMENIA MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE MEN (1963) Much about Gurdjieff’s early life is mysterious (even the exact date of his birth is unknown) but he is said to have spent long periods of it travelling in the Middle East, India and Central Asia, learning about various spiritual traditions. He began his career as teacher and guru in Tsarist Russia but was forced into flight and eventual exile by the upheaval of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. By the mid-1920s, he had settled in Paris where he spent most of the rest of his life and where he created establishments such as the ‘Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man’ to propagate his ideas.

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