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Feb. 24, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 9

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Meditation and Light Visions: A Neurological Analysis

By Philip T. Nicholson ’66

(BookSurge) Nicholson explores the neurological basis of meditation-induced light visions, phenomena that he himself has observed and that have been described in...

Tempelgesänge – ein biblisches Gedicht, 1. Teil: Aus der hebräischen Bibel, dem Alten Testament der Christen (Temple Songs – A Biblical Poem, First Part: From the Hebrew Bible, the Old Testament of the Christians)

By Otto Ludwig Ortner ’58

(Weimarer Schiller-Presse) This work is intended to leave readers with the message of the Jewish bible as the breakthrough from despotism to a society of free...

In Praise of Deadlock: How Partisan Struggle Makes Better Laws

By W. Lee Rawls ’66

(Woodrow Wilson Center Press & Johns Hopkins University Press) The author explains the United States legislative process and its checkpoints. Arguing that partisan struggle in...

A Heart to Serve: The Passion to Bring Health, Hope, and Healing

By William H. Frist ’74

(Center Street) Tennessee doctor and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist describes his life of service — from establishing a multidisciplinary transplant center at Vanderbilt...

Mister Satan’s Apprentice: A Blues Memoir

By Adam Gussow ’79 *00

(University of Minnesota Press) This book is the history of the musical collaboration between Adam Gussow, a young graduate school dropout harmonica player,...

Eating Animals

By Jonathan Safran Foer ’99

(Little, Brown & Company) Jonathan Safran Foer oscillated for years between omnivore and vegetarian, only vaguely considering his personal relationship with animals. When he...

Reinsurance Law: An Analytic Approach

By Steven C. Schwartz ’81

(Law Journal Press) This book explains the field of reinsurance law, covering varieties and uses of reinsurance as well as matters of law, markets, and regulation....

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