Book: To Be a Man


The way these stories mirror one other and resonate is beautiful, with a balance so finely tuned that the book almost feels like a novel.

  • Author : Nicole Krauss
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 03 November 2020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9780062431035

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In this dazzling collection of short fiction, the National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love—“one of America’s most important novelists and an international literary sensation” (New York Times)—explores what it means to be in a couple, and to be a man and a woman in that perplexing relationship and beyond. In one of her strongest works of fiction yet, Nicole Krauss plunges fearlessly into the struggle to understand what it is to be a man and what it is to be a woman, and the arising tensions that have existed from the very beginning of time. Set in our contemporary moment, and moving across the globe from Switzerland, Japan, and New York City to Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, and South America, the stories in To Be a Man feature male characters as fathers, lovers, friends, children, seducers, and even a lost husband who may never have been a husband at all. The way these stories mirror one other and resonate is beautiful, with a balance so finely tuned that the book almost feels like a novel. Echoes ring through stages of life: aging parents and new-born babies; young women’s coming of age and the newfound, somewhat bewildering sexual power that accompanies it; generational gaps and unexpected deliveries of strange new leases on life; mystery and wonder at a life lived or a future waiting to unfold. To Be a Man illuminates with a fierce, unwavering light the forces driving human existence: sex, power, violence, passion, self-discovery, growing older. Profound, poignant, and brilliant, Krauss’s stories are at once startling and deeply moving, but always revealing of all-too-human weakness and strength.

Book: To Be a Man


What does it mean to be a man and a woman together; or a man and a woman, once together and now apart? The stories illuminate the moments in the lives of women in which the forces of sex, power and violence collide

  • Author : Nicole Krauss
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 05 August 2021
  • Category: Man-woman relationships
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN 13 : 9781408871836

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With sons and lovers, seducers and friends, husbands lost and regained, or husbands who were never husbands at all, how many men can a woman's lifetime hold? What does it mean to be a man and a woman together; or a man and a woman, once together and now apart? The stories illuminate the moments in the lives of women in which the forces of sex, power and violence collide

Book: To Be a Man


  • Author : Nicole Krauss
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 03 November 2020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 13 : 9781443449427

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In a dazzling collection of stories, the New York Times–bestselling author of The History of Love, National Book Award finalist Nicole Krauss, explores what it means to be in that most perplexing of partnerships: a couple. In one of her strongest books of fiction, Nicole Krauss plunges fearlessly into the confusion of what it is to be a man and what it is to be a woman that has existed from the very beginning in all Western myths that inform our culture. Set in contemporary times in Switzerland New York, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles and South America, these stories open a window onto young women’s coming of age and their newfound, somewhat mysterious sexual power, as well as the opportunities and dangers it presents (“Switzerland”). In a Los Angeles of terrible wildfires, a high school student, distressed by her divorcing parents and determined to assert her agency in the intoxicating freedom of a dangerous environment, forges an original and surprising sexual path (“End Days”). Men play a key role in all these stories as fathers, lovers, friends, children, seducers—even as a husband who is not a husband (“The Husband”). The stories mirror one another and resonate beautifully with a balance so finely tuned that the book almost feels like a novel: aging parents and newborn babies; generation gaps and unexpected deliveries of strange new leases on life; mystery and wonder at a life lived or one still to come. The two stories that bookend the collection, “Switzerland” and “To Be a Man,” perfectly introduce and play out the author’s major themes: sex and violence, men and women, coming of age and growing older.

Book: To Be a Man


In this book, readers will explore: • How your past may be dominating your present • Shame in its healthy and unhealthy forms, and how to make wise use of it • How vulnerability can be a source of strength • Emotional literacy—an ...

  • Author : Robert Augustus Masters
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Release : 01 January 2015
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781622033881

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I’ve got it all—a great job, relationship, and lifestyle—so why do I feel so dissatisfied and disconnected? Why am I not happier in my intimate relationships? How do I become more powerful—without becoming that jerk everyone dislikes? Robert Augustus Masters has helped thousands of men address and work through such issues. What he’s found is that the common solution to these dilemmas is challenging yet clear: we must face our unresolved wounds, shame, and whatever else is holding us back, bringing “our head, heart, and guts into full-blooded alignment.” With To Be a Man, this acclaimed psychotherapist and relationship expert offers a groundbreaking and deeply insightful guide to masculine power and fulfillment. To Be a Man clarifies what’s needed to enter a manhood as strongly empowered as it’s vulnerable, as emotionally literate as it’s unapologetically alive—a manhood at home with truly intimate relationship. In this book, readers will explore: • How your past may be dominating your present • Shame in its healthy and unhealthy forms, and how to make wise use of it • How vulnerability can be a source of strength • Emotional literacy—an essential skill for relational well-being • Releasing sex from the obligation to make you feel better • How to disempower your inner critic • Bringing your shadow (whatever you’ve disowned in yourself) out of the dark • Embodying your natural heroism and persisting regardless of fear • What women need from men • Understanding and outgrowing pornography • Entering the heartland of true masculine power If you’ve read your share of popular advice on relationships and being a man—but realize on a gut level that it’s going to take some serious inner work—here’s a great guide to that most rewarding of challenges: doing what’s needed to fully embody your authentic manhood.

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He inspires men to become the true heroes they long to be—men of authentic courage, compassion and integrity. This is a highly readable book for men by a man who knows how to talk to men about the things that matter most.

  • Author : Fr. Larry Richards
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release : 11 December 2015
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 13 : 9781681490496

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Men are rediscovering the importance of the spiritual life. And Father Larry Richards is helping them do it. While some writers apply a one-size-fits-all approach to the Christian life, Father Richards draws on his many years of ministry and his own experience as a man to inspire other men as men. In Be a Man!, he recounts his struggles to learn true manhood, as well as the inspiring stories of others he has served in his decades as a priest. He tells men how to focus on the right goal, how to live as a beloved son of God, of the need to acknowledge one's faults and to live according to the Holy Spirit, to be a man of true love and of wisdom, to appreciate properly the differences between men and women, to pursue holiness, and to make a difference in the world. Not preachy but direct, Father Richards challenges men to be strong, without putting on a mask of false strength or machismo. He calls men to admit their weaknesses and limitations, while urging them to find strength in faith and genuine love to overcome their sins and faults. Although a celibate priest, he minces no words when it comes to the place of sexuality—for the unmarried man as well as for the married man. He shows that true manliness is not opposed to love but thrives on it. Father Richards stresses that a relationship with Christ reveals the meaning of a man's life and his identity as a man. He inspires men to become the true heroes they long to be—men of authentic courage, compassion and integrity. This is a highly readable book for men by a man who knows how to talk to men about the things that matter most.

Book: How to Be a Man


With over forty chapters on style and fashion (and the difference), on dandies and dudes, grooming and decorating, on how to dress age-appropriately and how to age gracefully, this guide is the new essential read for men of all ages.

  • Author : Glenn O'Brien
  • Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
  • Release : 05 April 2011
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 13 : 9780847835478

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The ultimate sartorial and etiquette guide, from the ultimate life and style guru. By turns witty, sardonic, and always insightful, Glenn O’Brien’s advice column has been a must-read for several generations of men (and their spouses and girlfriends). Having cut his teeth as a contributor at Andy Warhol’s Interview in its heyday, O’Brien sharpened them as the creative director of advertising at the hip department store Barneys New York for ten years before starting his advice column at Details magazine in 1996. Eventually his column, "The Style Guy," migrated to its permanent home at GQ magazine, where O’Brien dispenses well-honed knowledge on matters ranging from how to throw a cocktail party (a diverse guest list is a must), putting together a wardrobe for a trip to Bermuda (pack more clothes for less dressing), or when it is appropriate to wear flip-flops in public (never). How To Be a Man is the culmination of O’Brien’s thirty years of accumulated style and etiquette wisdom, distilled through his gimlet eye and droll prose. With over forty chapters on style and fashion (and the difference), on dandies and dudes, grooming and decorating, on how to dress age-appropriately and how to age gracefully, this guide is the new essential read for men of all ages.

Book: How to Be a 3 Man Winning the Heart of the Woman of Your Dreams


Dear Friend, This book teaches you the hidden secrets to completely understand women.

  • Author : Corey Wayne
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release : 20 June 2017
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN 13 : 9781105876677

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Dear Friend, This book teaches you the hidden secrets to completely understand women. It covers both the dating world and long term relationships. You will learn how to meet and date the type of women you've always dreamed of. The best part is you can do this while remaining who you truly are inside. The book teaches you how to create sexual attraction in women & get women to chase & pursue you! It takes you step by step with easy to follow instructions. You will be able to meet women anytime, anyplace, & anywhere...this will give you choice with women. Whether you are single & searching or already with your dream lady, my book has the secrets most men will never know about women.

Book: What it Means to be a Man


We hear the story of David and Goliath and wonder, “Do we have what it takes to slay the giant?” Men today are confronted with many different expectations of who they’re supposed to be and what role they should be filling.

  • Author : Rhett Smith
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release : 12 April 2013
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 13 : 9780802487087

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We hear the story of David and Goliath and wonder, “Do we have what it takes to slay the giant?” Men today are confronted with many different expectations of who they’re supposed to be and what role they should be filling. By looking at history, the clichés of manhood, and what intimacy with God looks like, this short book will help men (and women) rethink what it means to be a man in today’s culture. Counselor and pastor Rhett Smith works through tough questions like: How can men look up to role models without following their flaws? Is it possible to strike a balance between passivity and aggression? How can men speak up, find intimacy, and take care of others without neglecting themselves? When Christ calls us to follow Him, He paves a path that is different than our cultural expectations, a path that leads us to a relationship with Him and to true knowledge of what it means to be a man.

Book: How to Be a Man


A guide to the collective wisdom gained from fatherhood, business school, and some of the greatest rock bands of all time

  • Author : Duff McKagan
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 12 May 2015
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9780306823879

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A guide to the collective wisdom gained from fatherhood, business school, and some of the greatest rock bands of all time

Book: Refusing to be a Man


Since its original publication in 1989, Refusing to be a Man has been acclaimed as a classic and widely cited in gender studies literature.

  • Author : John Stoltenberg
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 July 2005
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9781135433956

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Since its original publication in 1989, Refusing to be a Man has been acclaimed as a classic and widely cited in gender studies literature. In 13 eloquent essays, Stoltenberg articulates the first fully argued liberation theory for men that will also liberate women. He argues that male sexual identity is entirely a political and ethical construction whose advantages grow out of injustice. His thesis is, however, ultimately one of hope - that precisely because masculinity is so constructed, it is possible to refuse it, to act against it and to change. A new introduction by the author discusses the roots of his work in the American civil rights and radical feminist movements and distinguishes it from the anti-feminist philosophies underlying the recent tide of reactionary mens movements.

Book: Be a Man


Why have generations of men blocked their march towards equality and what impact has it had? Journalist, broadcaster, and former 'lad' Chris Hemmings sets out to explore why so few men ask such probing questions of their own sex.

  • Author : Chris Hemmings
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 05 August 2021
  • Category: Machismo
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 1785901672

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For decades women have shone the spotlight on equality and askedwhy they're treated like second-class citizens. They've understandably demandedfreedoms, rights and legal protections and, while they've slowly won somebattles, it has been far too long and been far too arduous. But why is that? Why have generationsof men blocked their march towards equality and what impact has it had? How do we raise sweet young boys tobecome aggressive? Why do so few fathers take parental leave? Why do men rapeso many people every year? Why do we still judge success on financial prowess?Why are three times as many men killing themselves as women? In short, how doesour masculine determination to be dominant not only impact on the women andgirls in our lives, but also the men and boys. Journalist, broadcaster, and former 'lad' Chris Hemmings sets out to explore why so few men ask such probing questions of their own sex. The answer to all these questions, and more, can be determined by discovering what, in 2017, it really means to Be A Man.