O Que Amar Quer Dizer

Author: MATHIEU LINDON
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788540507906
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Ambientado na Paris do fim dos anos 1970 e início dos 80, 'O que amar quer dizer' repassa os anos de convivência do jornalista cultural Mathieu Lindon com Michel Foucault e a enorme influência que o filósofo teve sobre sua vida. Filho de Jérôme Lindon, fundador das Editions de Minuit e editor de Samuel Beckett e Marguerite Duras, o autor deste livro rememora as festas no apartamento de Foucault na Rue de Vaugirard em descrições bem-humoradas de sua vivência homossexual em meio a viagens de ácido e música clássica. Em seguida, trata da sombra que surgiu no meio gay quando a aids, que viria a vitimar o filósofo, entrou na pauta da época. A história se desenrola ao redor dessas duas figuras masculinas - de um lado, o pai de 'sorriso tímido', objeto de um amor que não encontra a forma de se expressar; de outro, o amigo de 'sorriso escancarado' que lhe ensinou a ser feliz, vivo - e grato.

The Love Dare

Author: Alex Kendrick
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 143367968X
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Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings, but rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes are often replaced with disappointment in the home. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. The Love Dare, the New York Times No. 1 best seller that has sold five million copies and was major plot device in the popular movie Fireproof, is a 40-day challenge for husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love. Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, The Love Dare is a journey you need to take. It’s time to learn the keys to finding true intimacy and developing a dynamic marriage. This second edition also features a special link to a free online marriage evaluation, a new preface by Stephen and Alex Kendrick, minor text updates, and select testimonials from The Love Dare readers. Take the dare!

Love Respect

Author: Emerson Eggerichs
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1591451876
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Reveals the secret to couples meeting each other's deepest needs--without love she reacts without respect, and without respect he reacts without love, and a painful, negative cycle begins.

In The Meantime

Author: Iyanla Vanzant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471108392
Size: 69.55 MB
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Most of us go through life with a vision of what the ideal relationship is supposed to be, yet too often our longing for a soul mate leads to disappointment and heartbreak. What we see, desire, or harshly judge in our mate is but a reflection of self, Vanzant explains, as in IN THE MEANTIME she helps us to break free of our fantasies and view a relationship as an ongoing process of discovery and growth. Whether she is offering practical advice on how to avoid making the same relationship mistakes over and over again, or helping us to view the painful end of a relationship as an opportunity to learn and change, Iyanla Vanzant, as author Patrice Gains has said, 'reminds us that every moment is an opportunity to learn and inspires and encourages us to continue our inward daily search'.

Learning What Love Means

Author: Mathieu Lindon
Publisher: Semiotext(e)
ISBN: 9781584351863
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"I loved Michel as Michel, not as a father. Never did I feel the slightest jealousy or the slightest embitterment or exasperation when it came to him. It was something that no one has a right to expect from the best son or the best lover." -- from Learning What Love Means Mathieu Lindon's father Jérôme Lindon was the founder of Éditions de Minuit, the legendary French publishing company that not only gave the world the nouveau roman but also nurtured two Nobel Prize winners, Samuel Beckett and Michel Simon. Lindon rebelled against his father with the full battery of a "disastrous adolescence." From the beginning, he had realized that he would not perpetuate the dynasty his father had created. For one thing, Mathieu Lindon is gay: he wouldn't create any progeny, and the line of descent would stop with him. As this turbulent memoir reveals, it would take another literary giant -- Michel Foucault -- to reconcile Mathieu Lindon to his father's love. Over an intense six-year period that included one year of living together in Foucault's apartment on rue de Vaugirard, Lindon and Foucault enjoyed a passionate, productive friendship. Their social circle included other figures of the Parisian gay, literary, and art scenes (including Hervé Guibert and Daniel Defert), creating a satisfying, self-invented, pleasure-oriented surrogate family that eventually produced an alchemical miracle: Lindon reevaluated and accepted his father's love. Foucault's humanity and inventiveness gave Lindon the clarity and the magnanimity to accept the gifts his father had always offered. Learning What Love Means is the story of a prodigal son's rebellion and return, an unflinching portrait of two famous literary figures and the journey taken by a third -- Lindon himself -- to achieve a genuine capacity to love. This book won the prestigious Prix Médicis in 2011 when it was published in French.

The Servant

Author: James C. Hunter
Publisher: Currency
ISBN: 9780307453563
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With a new introduction on using the principles of The Servant in your life and career, this book redefines what it means to be a leader. In this absorbing tale, you watch the timeless principles of servant leadership unfold through the story of John Daily, a businessman whose outwardly successful life is spiraling out of control. He is failing miserably in each of his leadership roles as boss, husband, father, and coach. To get his life back on track, he reluctantly attends a weeklong leadership retreat at a remote Benedictine monastery. To John's surprise, the monk leading the seminar is a former business executive and Wall Street legend. Taking John under his wing, the monk guides him to a realization that is simple yet profound: The true foundation of leadership is not power, but authority, which is built upon relationships, love, service, and sacrifice. Along with John, you will learn that the principles in this book are neither new nor complex. They don't demand special talents; they are simply based on strengthening the bonds of respect, responsibility, and caring with the people around you. The Servant's message can be applied by anyone, anywhere—at home or at work. If you are tired of books that lecture instead of teach; if you are searching for ways to improve your leadership skills; if you want to understand the timeless virtues that lead to lasting and meaningful success, then this book is one you cannot afford to miss.

The Five Love Languages

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Northfield Press
ISBN: 9788186775097
Size: 26.91 MB
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Explores the all-important languages of love, helping each partner discover which actions are interpreted by the other as loving and affirming, and which as indifferent and demeaning. With study guide.

Love The One You Re With

Author: Emily Giffin
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312348663
Size: 63.59 MB
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Believing her marriage to Andy to be perfect in every way, Ellen runs into former flame Leo and wonders why she has been unable to forget him even though they brought out the worst in each other.

The Man Who Loved Dogs

Author: Leonardo Padura
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374201749
Size: 22.97 MB
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After two years of obligatory social service, writer Ivan Cardenas Maturell returns to Havana where he, taking a job editing a veterinary magazine, meets a mysterious foreigner in the company of two Russian wolfhounds who confesses that he killed Leon Trotsky in Mexico City. 15,000 first printing.

Navigating Early

Author: Clare Vanderpool
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385742096
Size: 26.20 MB
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"Odyssey-like adventure of two boys' incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters"--