This Collected Works contain: Nineteen Eigthy-Four (1984), A Clergyman's Daughter, Animal Farm, Burmese Days, Down and Out in Paris and London, Homage to Catalonia, Inside the Whale and other Essays, Down the Mine, England Your England, Shooting an Elephant, Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool, Politics vs. Literature: An Examination of Gulliver's Travels, Politics and the English Language, The Prevention of Literature, Boys' Weeklies, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Why I Write, Writers and Leviathan, Poetry and the Microphone, The Spike, A Hanging, Bookshop Memories, Charles Dickens, Boys' Weeklies, My Country Right or Left, Looking Back on the Spanish War, In Defence of English Cooking, Good Bad Books, The Sporting Spirit, Nonsense Poetry, The Prevention of Literature, Books v. Cigarettes, Decline of the English Murder, Some Thoughts on the Common Toad, Confessions of a Book Reviewer, Politics v. Literature: An Examination of Gulliver's Travels, How the Poor Die, Such, Such Were the Joys, Reflections on Gandhi, Politics and the English Language, The Lion and the Unicorn, The Road to Wigan Pier. Eric Arthur Blair, George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is characterised by lucid prose, biting social criticism, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism. Orwell's work remains influential in popular culture and in political culture, and the adjective "Orwellian"-describing totalitarian and authoritarian social practices-is part of the English language, like many of his neologisms, such as "Big Brother", "Thought Police", "Two Minutes Hate", "Room 101", "memory hole", "Newspeak", "doublethink", "proles", "unperson", and "thoughtcrime".
Shocking! But a very important book for America especially in light of the War on Terrorism! Why I Hate Israel: A Candid Account is a fresh look at the Jewish-Arabic Conflict in light of current trends in human rights laws and ethics. Priya Gandhi-Ganesh is particularly insightful in identifying troubling elements that are impediments to peace and human progress in the Middle East and on the global scene. Gandhi-Ganesh effortlessly draws together examples and anecdotes to highlight her points. At the end of the book, the listener will most likely find herself empathizing with Gandhi-Ganesh's sentiments. Even if the listener does not, she will certainly feel more enlightened about the realities of the Jewish-Arabic Conflict in today's Post-September 11th World. Perhaps, the most refreshing aspect of this book is the explicitly stated position that the author hates Israel. Gandhi-Ganesh argues from Hinduism, Christianity, International Human Rights, and ethics why her hatred is justified and even encouraged. This book is certainly among the most important books on the Middle East to come out of the new century. Those with a general interest in terrorism and Middle East conflicts will find this book helpful. High schools and colleges can use this book for discussions on ethics, the current situation/events, politics, international relations, and America's place in the world. Thus, this book is excellent for general reading as well as in educational/school settings. 1. Language: English. Narrator: MJ Panios. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/008087/bk_acx0_008087_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall — think of it, always." --Gandhi In 1999, this book was designated as one of the "100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century" by HarperCollins Publishers. A holy man to Hindus, a hero to Muslims, and a criminal to the British, Mohandas K. Gandhi was an inspiring figure of the 20th century, a man whose quest to live in accord with God’s highest truth led him to initiate massive campaigns against racism, violence, and colonialism. From his youthful rebellion against vegetarianism, to his successful law practice in South Africa, his struggle with his own sexual excesses, and his leadership of the movement to free India from British rule, Gandhi describes the story of his life as a series of spiritual “experiments” and explains how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and inspired countless other nonviolent struggles. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Wallace. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/003765/bk_blak_003765_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
These short stories are based on Easwaran's childhood memories of his Granny, who turned everyday events into wise, gentle teachings. As a father of two small children, Paul injects warmth and fun into this recording - appealing for grown-ups, too. Eknath Easwaran (1910 - 1999) is respected around the world as a teacher of meditation and an authentic guide to universal wisdom. More than 1.5 million copies of his books are in print around the world, including Gandhi the Man, and his best-selling translations of The Bhagavad Gita, The Dhammapada, and The Upanishads. In 1961 he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, which continues his work today. Easwaran lived what he taught, giving him enduring appeal as a teacher of deep insight and warmth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Bazely. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/nilg/000006/bk_nilg_000006_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Featuring texts by Saul Alinsky, Edmund Burke, Rachel Carson, Carl von Clausewitz, Francis Fukuyama, Mahatma Gandhi, Friedrich Hayek, Thomas Hobbes, Martin Luther King, Niccolo Machiavelli, Karl Marx, J. S. Mill, George Orwell, Thomas Paine, Plato, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Alexis De Tocqueville, Mary Wollstonecraft, and many more. 50 Politics Classics provides commentaries on the books, pamphlets, and speeches of major leaders, from Abraham Lincoln to Winston Churchill, and the texts, from Aristotle to Naomi Klein, that drive real-world change. Tom Butler-Bowdon's book spans 2,500 years of thinkers and doers, economists, activists, war strategists, visionary leaders, and philosophers of freedom. Are we living in the post-American world? Is there a clash of civilizations? What is the future of power? Whether you consider yourself conservative, liberal, socialist, or Marxist, in these politically charged times we could all benefit from greater understanding of these key ideas. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Pratt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/001701/bk_gdan_001701_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Saris and a Single Malt is a moving collection of poems written by a daughter for and about her mother. The audiobook spans the time from when the poet receives a phone call in New York City that her mother is in a hospital in New Delhi to the time she carries out her mother's last rites. The poems chronicle the author's physical and emotional journey as she flies to India, tries to fight the inevitable, and succumbs to the grief of living in a motherless world. This collection will move you, astound you, and make you hug your loved ones. Sweta Srivastava Vikram, featured by Asian Fusion as "[O]ne of the most influential Asians of our time", is an award-winning writer, Pushcart Prize nominee, author of 10 books, and a wellness practitioner. A graduate of Columbia University, Sweta performs her work, teaches creative-writing workshops, and gives talks at universities and schools across the globe. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Minita Gandhi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/119249/bk_acx0_119249_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Discover the lives of the men that forever changed the course of history! This book contains the fundamental history, early influences, life-changing events, and lasting impact of historical figures such as Moses, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Gandhi, and many others! The 21st century stands witness to the achievements of some of the most influential men in the world. And yet, no matter how today's movers and shakers stand in contemporary rankings, how can we compare them to the giants of the past, the men who took history in their bare hands and bent it to their will? Whether they strode upon the stages of military power or at the altars of religious belief, they have left their marks on civilization. Destiny is both unpredictable and fickle. Jesus, Napoleon, Moses, Julius Caesar, Saint Paul, Alexander the Great, Gandhi, and Muhammad were men whose lives changed the course of history. They would have been remarkable in any era in which they were born. But by living when they did, each defined the times in which they lived. Their actions transformed the imprint of their countries and the world. The body of knowledge around this subject is so extensive that Dominique Atkinson has skillfully compressed thousands of books, scriptures, and teachings of these historical figures into this easy-to-listen-to book. For each of these great men, you will learn who they were, where they came from, who influenced them, the fundamental turning points in their lives, and their lasting contributions to the world. Here is a preview of what you will learn.... The similarities between Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great's energy, drive, and hard-edge intuition How Jesus and Alexander lived approximately the same number of years, the former winning souls from death on a cross, the latter gaining land at the point of a spear How St. Paul and Constantine, separated by several centuries, both altere 1. Language: English. Narrator: Doug Greene. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/081594/bk_acx0_081594_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Self-Esteem - Four Manuscripts in One Book This audio set includes the GREAT collection of books that will help you to understand how making a change in your life isn't something you wake up and do one day, it's something you practice every single day. And most will struggle with it, but without the struggle, loss is huge. "Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory." (Gandhi)This book set includes:Book 1 How to Improve Your Social Skills: Conversation and Communication Confidence and Social Intelligence; ADDENDUM: Keys to Overcome Anxiety Book 2 Common Habits of Successful People: Effective Help Guide to Adopt Atomic Habits and Think Like Most of Highly Effective People in Everyday and Business EnvironmentBook 3 How to Develop Your Self Confidence: Effective Help Guide to Create and Grow Self-Esteem; Healing Power of Love, Empathy and CompassionBook 4 Your Best Mind Blowing Year: Badass Secrets to Better Yourself This YearTransform your life, make the first step!Scroll up and click BUY. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jason Belvill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/199831/bk_acx0_199831_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From his schooldays to this day, when he is over eight decades old, Dr Kalam has been a lover of the written word. In The Guiding Light, he chooses the finest examples of writings from the numerous books, religious texts, philosophical tracts and poetry that he has read over the years. These words have impacted and shaped his thinking, helped him in times of need and made him the person he is. He has quoted from these works in his writings and lectures that have inspired millions of people he has met all over the world. Included here are extracts from the works of writers as diverse as Rabindranath Tagore, Albert Einstein, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jiddu Krishnamurti, William Shakespeare, John Milton and Mahatma Gandhi; as well as lines from the Holy Koran, Bhagavad Gita, the Bible, the Thirukural and a myriad other works. Eclectic, erudite and thought-provoking, The Guiding Light is a treasure house of wisdom and deep reflection. Beautiful and immortal, the pieces here will inspire generations of listeners as they have inspired Dr Kalam. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sam Dastor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028606/bk_adbl_028606_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.