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Suspension of Disbelief (ENG) By Stefano Moscardini
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Suspension of Disbelief is a photographic book based on the anthropological reportage by photographer Stefano Moscardini. It deal s with the peculiar subject of rituals of body suspension, an ancient... More > rite of passage that recently resurfaced as a widespread practice. The book is focused on the western expression of this practice, pictures have been taken in Norway, Croatia, Serbia and Italy from 2009 to 2012.< Less
Suspension of Disbelief (ITA) By Stefano Moscardini
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Suspension of Disbelief è un libro fotografico basato sul reportage antropologico del fotografo Stefano Moscardini. Il libro illustra la la sospensione corporale, un antico rito di passaggio... More > che recentemente è tornato ad assere una pratica diffusa. Il libro è focalizzato sulla pratica occidentale, le foto sono state scattate in Norvegia, Croazia, Serbia e Italia tra il 2009 e il 2012.< Less
Literature and the Brain By Norman N. Holland
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LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN goes straight to the human core of literature when it explains the different ways our brains convert stories, poems, plays, and films into pleasure. When we are deep into a... More > film or book, we find ourselves "absorbed," unaware of our bodies or our surroundings. We don't doubt the existence of Spider-Man or Harry Potter, and we have real feelings about these purely imaginary beings. Our brains are behaving oddly, because we know we cannot act to change what we are seeing. This is only one of the special ways our brains behave to with literature, ways that LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN reveals. 474 pp. 13 ill.< Less
Literature and the Brain By Norman N. Holland
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LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN goes straight to the human core of literature when it explains the different ways our brains convert stories, poems, plays, and films into pleasure. When we are deep into a... More > film or book, we find ourselves "absorbed," unaware of our bodies or our surroundings. We don't doubt the existence of Spider-Man or Harry Potter, and we have real feelings about these purely imaginary beings. Our brains are behaving oddly, because we know we cannot act to change what we are seeing. This is only one of the special ways our brains behave to with literature, ways that LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN reveals. 474 pp. 13 ill.< Less
Literature and the Brain By Norman N. Holland
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LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN goes straight to the human core of literature when it explains the different ways our brains convert stories, poems, plays, and films into pleasure. When we are deep into a... More > film or book, we find ourselves "absorbed," unaware of our bodies or our surroundings. We don't doubt the existence of Spider-Man or Harry Potter, and we have real feelings about these purely imaginary beings. Our brains are behaving oddly, because we know we cannot act to change what we are seeing. This is only one of the special ways our brains behave with literature, ways that LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN reveals.< Less
Literature and the Brain By Norman N. Holland
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LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN goes straight to the human core of literature when it explains the different ways our brains convert stories, poems, plays, and films into pleasure. When we are deep into a... More > film or book, we find ourselves "absorbed," unaware of our bodies or our surroundings. We don't doubt the existence of Spider-Man or Harry Potter, and we have real feelings about these purely imaginary beings. Our brains are behaving oddly, because we know we cannot act to change what we are seeing. This is only one of the special ways our brains behave with literature, ways that LITERATURE AND THE BRAIN reveals.< Less
A Determined Mind By Corinne Leigh Donovan
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What becomes of a victim of abduction? How do they go on? These are questions that Josie has had to think about since being the victim of an abduction over three years ago. Not only is she known... More > as "the girl who was abducted," but she will forever be known as "the girl that got away." She is in the midst of trying to move forward, but without her kidnappers behind bars, she’s forced to always watch her back. Another young girl has been abducted, flooding Josie with an array of emotions: fear, disbelief, and anger. But most of all, determination. Josie is determined to do whatever she can to help authorities find the victim and put the kidnappers away for good.< Less
PERIPHERAL PSYCHOSIS By Kenji Siratori, Michael Page
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Peripheral Psychosis is the collaborative effort of renowned Cyberpunk/Bizarro author Kenji Siratori and Michael Page, artist and founder of power electronics/ambient/noise projects Fire in the Head,... More > Sky Burial and Irukandji. This work is a hybrid of Siratori’s highly experimental and uncompromising style and Page’s stream of consciousness prose and poetry where moments of lucidity punctuate the seemingly random, dis-jointed state of transcendental dream in which neurosis and technology mutate, rendering the thought process no longer recognizable as purely human. Sitting on a razor’s edge between now and never, Peripheral Psychosis requires not a suspension of disbelief, but a full suspension of belief before succumbing to a malignant nightmare mired in the grey area between dream and waking where the line between man and machine continues to blur.< Less
The Season of the Witch By David Lewis Paget
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This book is a collection of 30 of the Gothic Narrative Tales of the supernatural. These spine-chilling tales are related in perfect rhyme and metre, by Australian Poet David Lewis Paget. These... More > tales, scattered throughout his works have finally been brought together under one cover for the first time. Each poem was especially chosen for this book, to give the volume some sort of thematic continuity. For a work of 128 pages, this book is crammed full of tales that will either chill, amuse, or raise the hair on the back of your neck. They deal with events outside normal experience, and the only quality you as a reader are asked to bring to the party, is the willing suspension of disbelief. The book has been designed to be inexpensive, and as an introduction to David's work for those who have not yet had the pleasure of exposure to his Poetry. After reading these, you will probably agree with the majority who have stated - 'This work is addictive!'< Less
Shamans, Animals and Star People By Michael William Murphy
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The idea that beings from other star systems could be working through animals such as horses, cows, llamas, and goats for the transformation of humanity is one that is destined to become... More > controversial. This is the groundbreaking book that puts the idea out there for public scrutiny. Even the author, Michael Murphy, admits the idea struck him as outlandish when it was proposed to him. But, Murphy coaxes the reader into a willing suspension of disbelief by telling the story of how he went from being a university faculty member to pursuing such an unlikely exploration. In narrating this odyssey, he gives tantalizing glimpses into the worlds of shamanism, animal communication, and esoteric metaphysics. Murphy ultimately spends a year of his life preparing himself and then actually dialoging with beings who claim to be star people, using animals as a channel for psychic communication. The second half of the book details these conversations and his reflections on them.< Less