By Brian Thorne

As founding father of the person-centred procedure, Carl Rogers (1902-1987) is arguably the main influential psychologist and psychotherapist of the 20 th century. This booklet presents designated insights into his existence and a transparent rationalization of his significant theoretical ideas.

This Third Edition is co-authored by means of Brian Thorne and Pete Sanders, top person-centred practitioners and bestselling authors. Pete Sanders contributes a brand new bankruptcy on "The Ongoing impact of Carl Rogers", overlaying themes equivalent to examine, the rising tribes in person-centred culture, and its interplay with the clinical profession.

Brian Thorne attracts on his adventure of getting recognized and labored with Rogers to fantastically describe the best way Rogers labored with consumers and from that, to attract out the sensible implications of what's, in impression, a sensible philosophy of human development and relationships.

within the 20 years because the first version of Carl Rogers seemed, the ebook has endured to supply an available creation for all practitioners and scholars of the person-centred procedure.

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By Paul G. Hackett

In 1937, Theos Casimir Bernard (1908–1947), the self-proclaimed "White Lama," grew to become the 3rd American in historical past to arrive Lhasa, the capital urban of Tibet. in the course of his remain, he accumulated the most important number of Tibetan texts, paintings, and artifacts within the Western hemisphere at the moment. He additionally documented, in either nonetheless images and 16mm movie, the age-old civilization of Tibet at the eve of its destruction via chinese language Communists.

Based on hundreds of thousands of fundamental assets and infrequent archival fabrics, Theos Bernard, the White Lama recounts the genuine tale in the back of the purported adventures of this iconic determine and his function within the development of America's non secular counterculture. Over the process his short lifestyles, Bernard met, linked, and corresponded with the most important social, political, and cultural leaders of his day, from the Regent and excessive politicians of Tibet to saints, students, and diplomats of British India, from Charles Lindbergh and Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Gandhi and Nehru. even though hailed as a super pioneer by means of the media, Bernard additionally had his flaws. He was once an entrepreneur propelled via grandiose schemes, a good-looking guy who shamelessly used his seems to dance from wealthy spouse to wealthy spouse in aid of his actions, and a grasp manipulator who concocted his personal interpretation of jap knowledge to fit his ends. Bernard had a vibrant destiny earlier than him, yet disappeared in India throughout the communal violence of the 1947 Partition, by no means to be visible again.

Through diaries, interviews, and formerly unstudied records, Paul G. Hackett stocks Bernard's compelling lifestyles tale, together with his efforts to evoke America's spiritual counterculture to the unfolding occasions in India, the Himalayas, and Tibet. Hackett concludes with an in depth geographical and cultural hint of Bernard's Indian and Tibetan trips, which shed infrequent gentle at the explorer's mysterious disappearance.

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In this ebook, the writer writes freely and infrequently humorously approximately his lifestyles, starting together with his earliest formative years days. He describes his survival of yank bombing raids while he was once in Japan, his emergence as a researcher in a post-war college approach that used to be heavily poor, and his lifestyles as a mature mathematician in Princeton and within the foreign educational neighborhood. each web page of this memoir comprises own observations and awesome tales. Such luminaries as Chevalley, Oppenheimer, Siegel, and Weil determine prominently in its anecdotes.


Goro Shimura is Professor Emeritus of arithmetic at Princeton collage. In 1996, he bought the Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime success from the yank Mathematical Society. he's the writer of basic Dirichlet sequence and Modular kinds (Springer 2007), Arithmeticity within the thought of Automorphic kinds (AMS 2000), and advent to the mathematics concept of Automorphic services (Princeton collage Press 1971).

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By Sue Macy

Sally trip used to be greater than the 1st lady in space—she was once a real-life explorer and adventurer whose existence tale is a real thought for all those that dream big.

Most humans understand Sally trip because the first American woman astronaut to commute in house. yet in her lifetime she used to be additionally a nationally ranked tennis participant, a physicist who loved interpreting Shakespeare, a school professor, and the founding father of a firm that helped motivate ladies and younger women to pursue careers in technological know-how and math. Posthumously, she used to be a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

From Sally Ride’s formative years to her many groundbreaking achievements in house and past, Sue Macy’s riveting biography tells the tale of not just a pioneering astronaut, yet a pace-setter and explorer whose existence, as President Barack Obama acknowledged, “demonstrates that the sky is not any restrict if you happen to dream of attaining for the stars.”

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By Chris Salewicz

What used to be it approximately Bob Marley that made him so well known in a global ruled through rock 'n' roll? How is it that he not just has remained the only so much profitable reggae artist ever, but additionally has develop into a shining beacon of radicalism and peace to iteration after iteration of enthusiasts?

Chris Salewicz, the bestselling writer of Redemption Song, the vintage biography of Joe Strummer, interviewed Marley in Jamaica in 1979. Now, for the 1st time, during this thorough, distinct account of Marley's lifestyles and the area within which he grew up, Salewicz illuminates every little thing from the Rastafari faith and the musical scene in Jamaica to the spirit of the guy himself. Interviews with dozens of people that knew Marley and feature by no means spoken prior to are woven in the course of the narrative as Salewicz seeks to give an explanation for why Marley has develop into such an enigmatic and heroic determine, enjoyed by way of hundreds of thousands everywhere in the world.

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By Thomas Cahill

On October 26, 2004, Dominique eco-friendly, thirty, was once achieved by way of deadly injection in Huntsville, Texas. Arrested on the age of eighteen within the deadly capturing of a guy in the course of a theft outdoors a Houston comfort shop, eco-friendly could have taken half within the theft yet regularly insisted that he didn't pull the set off. The jury, which had no African americans on it, sentenced him to dying. regardless of noticeable mistakes within the felony tactics and the protests of the victim’s family members, he spent the final twelve years of his lifestyles on demise Row.

When Cahill discovered himself in Texas in December 2003, he visited Dominique on the request of pass judgement on Sheila Murphy, who was once engaged on the charm of the case. In Dominique, he encountered a degree of goodness, peace, and enlightenment that few people ever reach. Cahill joined the fierce struggle for Dominique’s existence, even enlisting Dominique’s hero, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, to make an historical stopover at to Dominique and to plead publicly for mercy. Cahill used to be so profoundly moved via Dominique’s awesome lifestyles that he used to be forced to inform the tragic tale of his unjust loss of life by the hands of the state.

A Saint on demise Row will introduce you to a tender guy whose background, innate goodness, and ultimate days you are going to always remember. It additionally shines an important mild on America’s racist and deeply wrong felony approach. A Saint on demise Row is an soaking up, sobering, and deeply non secular tale that illuminates the ethical imperatives too usually neglected within the headlong quest for justice.

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By Mark Ribowsky

Phil Spector created the "wall of sound," produced the Beatles' final list, persuaded the Ramones to move "pop," made the Righteous Brothers sound good, and was once a millionaire via age 21. His credit comprise essentially the most very important and noteworthy songs of the Sixties: The Ronettes' "Be My Baby," The Crystals' "And Then He Kissed Me," and Ike and Tina Turner's "River Deep, Mountain High."

Culled from greater than a hundred interviews with Spector's closest affiliates, together with employees manufacturers, singers, musicians, and ex-wives, He's a insurgent discusses all levels of Spector's diverse musical profession, from his first hit, "To understand Him Is to like Him" (written as undefined) to his appointment to the Rock and Roll corridor of Fame.

In addition to chronicling his musical achievements and unpredictable genius, the writer boldly explores Spector's mythical eccentricities, addictions, and violent, reclusive traits. He's a insurgent bargains a definitive, unflinching portrait of Phil Spector, the manufacturer who remodeled the airwaves and perpetually impacted the sound of renowned tune.

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By Marc Shapiro

George Harrison was once constantly referred to as the 'quiet Beatle' As a part of the largest band in pop background, he took a again seat to Paul McCartney and John Lennon, yet his expertise shone via within the composition of vintage songs similar to 'Something' and 'Here Comes The Sun'. In his solo profession he sometimes threatened to eclipse either John and Paul at the global level, and he joined forces with Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and Jeff lynne to create the vastly succsessful supergroup the touring Wilburys.

However, the good fortune of his specialist existence used to be frequently met by means of turmoil in his inner most existence, and the lack of first spouse Patti to ally Eric Clapton, the stressful test on his lifestyles by way of a knife wielding intruder and his ultimate fight opposed to melanoma intended that George Harrison's existence used to be not anything if no longer dramatic.

Bestselling writer Marc Shapiro has solely interviewed buddies and previous colleagues of the enigmatic guitar legend. This revealing biography reaffirms Harrison's significance as an leading edge and highly gifted musician and exhibits that, as a member of crucial band ever, in addition to in his multi-faceted occupation after the Beatles, George Harrison was once no traditional guy.

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For enthusiasts of The misplaced urban of Z, jogging the Amazon, and Turn correct at Machu Picchu comes naturalist and explorer Paul Rosolie’s notable event within the uncharted tributaries of the Western Amazon—a story of discovery that vividly captures the awe, attractiveness, and isolation of this endangered land and offers an impassioned name to avoid wasting it.

In the Madre de Dios—Mother of God—region of Peru, the place the Amazon River starts its great move, the Andean Mountain cloud forests fall into lowland Amazon Rainforest, developing the main biodiversity-rich position on this planet. In January 2006, while he used to be only a stressed eighteen-year-old hungry for event, Paul Rosolie launched into a trip to the west Amazon that might remodel his life.

Venturing by myself into one of the most inaccessible reaches of the jungle, he encountered massive snakes, floating forests, remoted tribes untouched by means of outsiders, prowling jaguars, orphaned child anteaters, poachers within the black industry exchange in endangered species, and masses extra. but at the present time, the primordial forests of the Madre de Dios are at risk from builders, oil giants, and gold miners wanting to take advantage of its normal resources.

In Mother of God, this explorer and conservationist relives his impressive odyssey exploring the guts of this wildest position on the earth. while he all started delving deeper in his look for the key Eden, spending prolonged classes in remoted solitude, he chanced on issues he by no means imagined might exist. “Alone and miniscule opposed to a mammoth panorama i've got visible the depths of the Amazon, the center of the jungle the place no males move, Rosolie writes. “But because the mythical explorer Percy Fawcett warned, ‘the few last unknown locations of the realm certain a cost for his or her secrets.’”

Illustrated with sixteen pages of colour photos.

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By James Curtis

He used to be the consummate clothier of movie structure on a grand scale, encouraged via German expressionism and the paintings of the good ecu administrators. He used to be recognized for his visible aptitude and undying innovation, a guy who meticulously preplanned the colour and layout of every movie via a chain of continuity sketches that made transparent digicam angles, lighting fixtures, and the actors’ positions for every scene, translating dramatic conventions of the degree to the recent services of movie.
here's the long-awaited booklet on William Cameron Menzies, Hollywood’s first and maximum creation dressmaker, a task identify David O. Selznick invented for Menzies’ outstanding, all-encompassing, Academy Award–winning paintings on Gone With the Wind (which he successfully co-directed).

It used to be Menzies—winner of the first-ever Academy Award for paintings course, together for The Dove (1927) and Tempest (1928), and who used to be in addition a director (fourteen photos) and a manufacturer (twelve pictures)—who replaced the best way video clips have been (and nonetheless are) made, in a occupation that spanned 4 many years, from the Nineteen Twenties in the course of the Fifties. His greater than a hundred and twenty motion pictures contain Rosita (1923), Things to Come (1936), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Kings Row (1942), Mr. Lucky (1943), The satisfaction of the Yankees (1943), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Address Unknown (1944), It’s an excellent Life (1947), Invaders from Mars (1953), and Around the realm in eighty Days (1956).

Now, James Curtis, acclaimed movie historian and biographer, writes of Menzies’ existence and paintings because the such a lot influential clothier within the background of movie. His artistry encompassed the massive, scenic drawings of Douglas Fairbanks’ The Thief of Bagdad (1924), which created a brand new general for good looks at the monitor and whose unique fairy-tale units are nonetheless considered as natural genius. (“I observed The Thief of Bagdad whilst it first got here out,” acknowledged Orson Welles—he was once, on the time, a nine-year-old boy. “I’ll always remember it.”) Curtis writes of Menzies’ layout and supervision of John Barrymore’s loved Rogue (1927), a movie that is still a masterpiece of craft and synthesis, the most designated photographs to emerge from Hollywood’s waning days of silent movies, and of his notable, opulent appointments for Gone With the Wind (1939).

It used to be Menzies who outlined and solidified the position of paintings director as having total keep watch over of the glance of the movie, participating with manufacturers like David O. Selznick and Samuel Goldwyn; with administrators reminiscent of D. W. Griffith, Raoul Walsh, Alfred Hitchcock, Lewis Milestone, and Frank Capra. And with actors as diversified as Ingrid Bergman, W. C. Fields, Cary furnish, Clark Gable, John Barrymore, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Reagan, Gary Cooper, Vivien Leigh, Carole Lombard, Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson, and David Niven.

Interviewing colleagues, actors, administrators, neighbors, and relatives, and with complete entry to the William Cameron Menzies kinfolk choice of unique art, correspondence, scrapbooks, and unpublished writing, Curtis brilliantly offers us the path-finding paintings of the flicks’ so much bold and dynamic construction fashion designer: his evolution as artist, artwork director, creation fashion designer, and director. here's a portrait of a guy in his time that makes transparent how the flicks have been without end remodeled through his startling, visionary work.

(With sixteen pages of colour illustrations, and black-and-white photos throughout.)

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