Gabriel García Márquez (1967)

Allan Peterson’s most recent books are: Other Than They Seem (2016 ), winner of the Snowbound Chapbook Prize from Tupelo Press; Precarious (42 Miles Press, 2014), a finalist for The Lascaux Prize; Fragile Acts, (McSweeney’s Poetry Series, 2012), a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle and Oregon Book Awards. A visual artist as well as a poet, he divides his time between Florida and Oregon.

Ernesto Che Guevara (published 1993)

Martin Chilton selects 30 great one-liners from the comedian and film star Woody Allen

One hundred whip-smart wisecracks

The Native Writers Series of readings at the museum features some of the most engaging and provocative Native writers working today. This first-ever CD anthology of Native writers reading from their works includes Pulitzer Prize winner N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa), Louise Erdrich (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa), Simon Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo), and many more. Alternately funny and moving, angry and contemplative, the readings address the Native American experience, as well as universal themes of love, death, and family bonds.

I was not alone in being enthralled by Greek culture.

Bo sat up front with daddy. Julius rode in the back with me. The dirty rag tied around his arm looked black in the moonlight; all that blood mixing in with the dirt. It was too dark to see his eyes, but my memory was fresh. More than the shock of having been shot, his nonsensical words and vacant stare resulted from a different kind of trauma. To be sure, the bullet hole in his arm was a problem, but the scowling woman in the blue kerchief—the one standing on the edge of the crowd, curses leaking from her blood-red lips—she was our primary concern.

A hilarious history of political insults and putdowns, from Churchill to Corbyn

Original and most illuminating.”

I embraced Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition, since this tradition took a non-rational approach to philosophy; like Bruno, I felt that philosophy and religion were close allies.

Let me express my admiration for your writing.”

This generously illustrated guide introduces visitors to NMAI’s building on the National Mall, walking them through the exhibitions and other aspects of the building as well as its landscaping. The guide includes a foldout map and floor plans, and focuses on the museum’s collections and public programs. A short history of American Indians in Washington, D.C., and a list of the city’s other Native-related points of interest round out the book.

Uncle Dondey has died. For real this time.

This small treasure offers a comprehensive sense of the National Museum of the American Indian and highlights the extraordinary aesthetic and cultural achievements of the Native peoples of the Americas.

Great quotes from White House incumbents: will Donald Trump be joining them?

Jung was fascinated by the occult, and I shared that fascination.

Here, too, philosophy was a set of values, a method of living, but Montaigne had something that Marcus Aurelius didn’t have: a love of literature and literary tradition, a desire to carry on a dialogue with earlier writers, a penchant for quotation.

One Man, One Dog, and Their Incredible Story of Courage and Survival in World War II

Then everything came together for me.

This gesture is typical of Faye. A person who is affable enough to create lasting connections from the briefest encounters. Someone who in spite of her success remains grounded in the humble beginnings of her Arkansas roots.

Until then, I was interested mainly in sports, like other American youngsters.

Yet, the source of knowledge lies in...

As for my old favorites, Montaigne and Nietzsche, they weren’t fond of logic or of Aristotle, and I felt that their approach was consistent with the Philosophy of Today.