Annie Payson Call Books

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A Man Of The World

  [english | 1905]  

Annie Payson Call


Summary: [The Know-It-All: One Mans Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World is the title of a book by Esquire editor A. J. Jacobs published in 2004. It recounts his experience of reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica all 32 volumes of the 2002 edition extending to over 33000 pages with some 44 million words. He set out on this endeavour to become the smartest person in the world. The ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 298

As A Matter Of Course

  [english | 1894]  

Annie Payson Call


Summary: [Its a Matter of Survival is a 1991 book by Anita Gordon and David Suzuki. Written for the general reader the book looks ahead 50 years and explores the condition of human society and the environment. Suggestions are given about how to improve the future. The book originated as a radio series aired in 1989 by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.]
Genres: [non fiction | health | psychologyDownloads: 297

Nerves And Common Sense

  [english | 1909]  

Annie Payson Call


Excerpts: [... aim of this book, and for that reason common examples in various phases of every-day life are used as illustrations. When there is no organic trouble ...... in a sense of turmoil and does not know it. She sits complacently in her pose of prompt action, quietness and rest, and has a tornado all about ...... on my right side, and an hour on my back. And she did that for days and days....]
Genres: [psychology | healthDownloads: 375

Power Through Repose

  [english | 1891]  

Annie Payson Call


Excerpts: [... from that obedience. It is of the better use, the truer guidance of this machine, that I wish especially to write. Although attention is constantly ...... working is a strong preventive of free nerves, relaxed muscles, and natural sleep. If I could only stop myself from thinking is a complaint ...... through so that the moment they hear a fine strain they are one with it. ...]
Genres: [non fiction | healthDownloads: 195

The Freedom Of Life

  [english | 1905]  

Annie Payson Call


Excerpts: [... FREEDOM OF LIFE. HOW TO SLEEP RESTFULLY. RESISTANCE. HURRY, WORRY, AND IRRITABILITY. NERVOUS FEARS. SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS. THE ...... it easier to go on working in the wrong way than to make the effort to learn how to work in the right way. At first the effort seems only to result ...... would not keep her awake. It is resistance that keeps us awake in all such cases. The curtain ...]
Genres: [psychology | religion | healthDownloads: 311