5 posts tagged with books by mjao.
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Shine on, you crazy diamonds!

Favourite psychedelic / drug / shaman / consciousness related books? My brother met a shaman in South American and has given me his credit card and asked me to order him a bunch of books. Think Terence McKenna, Alex Grey, Alexander Shulgin, Carlos Castaneda, DMT, Ayahuasca... *Documentary/DVD recommendations welcome as well. [more inside]
posted by mjao on Mar 10, 2009 - 36 answers

How to soothe a man in the twilight of his life, with literature?

What is a good book to buy for a bright, elderly man who: a.) has probably read everything, and, b.) is experiencing some level of despair due to his rapidly deteriorating body (he has motor neuron disease)? [more inside]
posted by mjao on Mar 8, 2007 - 31 answers

Books spawned from blogs?

I want a list of blogs that have been published as books. [more inside]
posted by mjao on Jan 14, 2007 - 61 answers

Books that are easy to read for those with attention problems?

What are some good books for people with mild ADD? By this I do not mean, books about attention deficit disorder, I mean books that are short, or easy to read. [more inside]
posted by mjao on Dec 31, 2006 - 34 answers

Books to make me a better student

This summer I want to do some self-improvement in terms of writing skills (essays for university), study techniques, etc. Basically I want to maximise my abilities and develop the best possible studying routine. What books did you find helpful when you were an undergrad? Or what books do you wish you had read early on? [more inside]
posted by mjao on Oct 26, 2006 - 8 answers

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