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2 edition of No time like the present. found in the catalog.

No time like the present.

Jameson, Storm

No time like the present.

by Jameson, Storm

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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No Time Like the Present Nadine Gordimer. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. Nobel laureate Gordimer’s latest novel. No Time Like the Present is the author's 15th novel. It goes up on a long shelf: 11 short-story collections and seven books of essays. Born in , she wrote her first book in May she never stop.” —John Greenya, The Washington Times.

Random House presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of No Time Like the Present: Finding Freedom and Joy Where You Are by Jack Kornfield, read by Jonathan Todd Ross. First, the narration sounded like a reading for textbook or business book. Second, the reading pace was too fast to match its more emotional content, which really required time to process, to lead to “revelations.” Third, the bold, intense voice itself So, in all, I felt the narrator was miscast or his tone was not right for a book like.

  No Time Like the Present concerns the political, social and emotional questions raised by the South Africa of today, not the unquestionable immorality of . No Time Like the Present is rated 60 % by 15 critics. We are like Rottentomatoes or Metacritic for books. We aggregate book reviews by critics to help you discover the best new books.


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No Time Like the Present is Gordimer's best novel since her first, The Lying Days, written in Old age brings wisdom, but not necessarily softening.

If anything, she has whittled her expectations to a spear point, and now we must all live up to them.” ―Susan Salter Reynolds, Newsday/5(32). Like a brilliant star to guide us in these days of darkness Jack Kornfield’s new book appears just at the right moment. It reminds us that there is No Time Like the Present —no matter how dark—to rescue threatened values—freedom, love, joy—within us and in the world around us/5(74).

No Time Like the Present is an Owner’s Manuel for the soul and Jack Kornfield shares his training in Buddhism and clinical psychology through a hundred stories that inspire and help us make whole. When I’m done with a book I usually give it away or put it on the shelf/5. Like a brilliant star to guide us in these days of darkness Jack Kornfield’s new book appears just at the right moment.

It reminds us that there is No Time Like the Present —no matter how dark—to rescue threatened values—freedom, love, joy—within us and in the world around ed on: J   No Time Like the Present is the latest outing of what is fast becoming my favourite group of friends to read about, the characters of Debbie McGowan's Hiding Behind the Couch.

Set over the Christmas period, this novel picks up nearly a year after the explosive conclusion of the first novel/5. There is no time like the present to soak in the life-affirming invitations and practices that can enrich how we engage with others, the world, and ourselves. Enjoy!" Daniel J. Siegel "With its incomparable blend of deep wisdom, evocative stories, and powerful meditations, No Time Like the Present is the fruit of a lifetime of spiritual Brand: Atria Books.

: No Time Like the Present (Partners in Time, Book 1) (): Sheley, Kristen: Books4/5(6). In the novel No Time Like The Present, Nadine Gordimer (Nobel Prize winner for Literature in ) sets up an interesting plot and brings to life a cast of engaging characters.

The setting is contemporary South Africa. A young bi-racial couple who met during their common struggle against Apartheid now lives in post-Apartheid South Africa/5.

No Time Like the Present is Gordimer’s best novel since her first, The Lying Days, written in Old age brings wisdom, but not necessarily softening. Old age brings wisdom, but not necessarily softening/5(32). “No Time Like the Present” is the author’s 15th novel.

It goes up on a long shelf: 11 short-story collections and seven books of essays. Born inshe wrote her first book in   The New Year may have just begun, but as any bookworm will know, our to-read lists have been building for months. This year, one of our resolutions is to embrace the old and the new by means of reading the books we’ve always meant to read.

From beloved classic novels to recent nonfiction, here are the titles we’re going to show some love in And there is no time like the present. In the current climate of uncertainty and fear, with rising incivility and violence, Jack’s teachings are critical.

His stories, practices and meditations bring an uplifting perspective and clarity of vision. In No Time Like the Present, Gordimer brings the reader into the lives of Steven Reed and Jabulile Gumede, a 'mixed' couple, both of whom have been combatants in the struggle for freedom against apartheid.

Once clandestine lovers under racist law forbidding sexual relations between white and black, they are now in the new South Africa.2/5(1). No Time Like the Present by Nadine Gordimer – review A fter his recent expulsion from the ANC, former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, Author: Gillian Slovo.

No Time Like The Present NPR coverage of No Time Like the Present by Nadine Gordimer. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. No Time Like the Present is a novel by South African writer Nadine Gordimer.

It was Gordimer's last published novel during her lifetime. The novel deals with a variety of issues in contemporary South Africa, including unemployment, HIV-AIDS, and corruption. Plot [ edit ]Author: Nadine Gordimer. He has 9 books ePublished including a time travel novel titled No Time Like the Present.

A business book titled Navigating the Creative Process: 6 Steps to Creative success. An anecdotal cookbook titled Real Men Eat Meat. Dark Paths. A collection of short stories about the macabre, the supernatural and bad science. Justice. Her first book, a collection of stories, was published when she was in her early twenties; she went on to publish more than forty works of fiction and nonfiction.

Her novels include the Booker Prize-winning The Conservationist, Commonwealth Writers’ Prize-winning The Pickup, and No Time Like the Present.

NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT is a reminder of what fiction can be: complex, committed and thoroughly absorbing." The characters spend much of the novel, Gordimer’s fifth since winning the Nobel indiscussing the current state of politics in South Africa.

: No Time Like the Present: A Novel () by Gordimer, Nadine and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). In No Time Like the Present, she shows herself once again a master novelist, at the height of her prodigious powers.This is such a book. In a way, it should come as no surprise.

Nadine Gordimer is, arguably, South Africa's greatest living novelist the meaning and the people spring to life on every page, and we know them as living, breathing human beings with real problems No Time Like the Present is the author's 15th novel.

It goes up on a long. In this landmark work, internationally beloved teacher of meditation and “one of the great spiritual teachers of our time” (Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple) Jack Kornfield reveals that you can be instantly happy with the keys to inner freedom.

Through his signature warmhearted, poignant, often funny stories, with their a-ha moments and O. Henry-like outcomes, Jack Kornfield shows /5(11).