Drawing on his professional experience, the author, a practising psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses how to recognize compatibility, how to distinguish dependency from love, and how to become one's own person.
In "No god but God," internationally acclaimed scholar Aslan explains Islam--the origins and evolution of the faith--in all its beauty and complexity. This updated edition addresses the events of the past decade, analyzing how they have influenced Islam's position in modern culture.
How does Allah differ from the God of Jews and Christians? Can an Islamic state be founded on democratic values such as pluralism and human rights? Addressing these questions and challenging the 'clash of civilisations' mentality that has distorted our view of Islam, this book explains this faith.
A nineteenth century French priest discovers something in his mountain village at the foot of The Pyrenees, which enables him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. This tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into a historical detective story.
A true story of high stakes, dirty deals, and one man's $500 million gamble. From the author of the bestseller 'Bringing Down the House', another extraordinary real-life thriller, a true story of money, risk and life lived close to the edge, set in the Wild East of 1990s Japan.