A story about the power of literature and how it can create bridges that allow us to speak when there are no words. Tear jerker about a man and his mother's journey reading books together while she is dying of cancer. Guaranteed a good cry.
15 Books You'll Get So Lost In, You'll Go Hours Without Eating, Sleeping, Or Interacting With Another Human
The book begins with a lengthy, and moving essay about Frankl's imprisonment in Auschwitz and other concentration camps for five years, and his struggle to find reasons to live. The second part; 'Logotherapy in a Nutshell,' describes the psychotherapeutic method that Frankl pioneered as a result of his time in concentration camps. Freud believed that sexual instincts were the driving force of humanity's life; Frankl, believes that man's deepest desire is to search for meaning and purpose.
Finished 6/2. What a load of horse shit. Straw man king Sam Harris's hateful and unnecessary love letter to atheism wouldn't be so bad if he just offered his view on religion, rather than demonizing and generalizing Christians in the current fashion. If compassion and honest, intelligent discourse are the tools we need to improve the state of our world, Sam Harris needs to stay home and shut up.
God is not great, Christopher Hitchens. Interesting read, but geared more toward scholars than the layperson. A lot of information/religious/historical events mentioned, but not explained, as your prior knowledge is assumed.
The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, Hanna Rosin. Its not what youre expecting: Rosin dissects hook-up culture, see-saw marriages, pharm girls, the growing education gap. Get a FREE book straight to your inbox
<b>From Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> to Amy Poehler's <i>Yes Please</i>, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties.</b> Inspired by <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/doree/books-you-need-to-read-in-your-20s">this</a> post.