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To Be a Man
Title To Be a Man
Author
Publisher Harper
Release DateNovember 3, 2020
Category Literature & Fiction
Total Pages 234 pages
ISBN 0062431021
Book Rating 4.5 out of 5 from 8 reviews
Language EN, ES, BE, DA ,DE , NL and FR
Book Review & Summary:

“A superb collection…Krauss’s depictions of the nuances of sex and love, intimacy and dependence, call to mind the work of Natalia Ginzburg in their psychological profundity, their intellectual rigor…Krauss’s stories capture characters at moments in their lives when they’re hungry for experience and open to possibilities, and that openness extends to the stories themselves: narratives too urgent and alive for neat plotlines, simplistic resolutions or easy answers.” (New York Times Book Review) “From a contemporary master, an astounding collection of ten globetrotting stories, each one a powerful dissection of the thorny connections between men and women…Each story is masterfully crafted and deeply contemplative, barreling toward a shimmering, inevitable conclusion, proving once again that Krauss is one of our most formidable talents in fiction.” (Esquire) 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.

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To Be A Man by Robert Augustus Masters

Title To Be a Man
Author Robert Augustus Masters
Publisher Sounds True
Release Date 2015-01-01
Category Family & Relationships
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781622033881
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

To Be A Man by Nicole Krauss

Title To Be a Man
Author Nicole Krauss
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 2020-11-03
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781443449427
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Be A Man by Fr. Larry Richards

Title Be a Man
Author Fr. Larry Richards
Publisher Ignatius Press
Release Date 2015-12-11
Category Religion
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781681490496
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

To Be A Man by Keith Thompson

Title To be a Man
Author Keith Thompson
Publisher Tarcher
Release Date 1991
Category Psychology
Total Pages 293
ISBN UVA:X002119805
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The 1990s will be the decade in which the men's movement emerges as a vital force for redefining masculinity. To Be a Man can serve as the bible for the new male by exploring such issues as suppressed wildness, grief, and shame, as well as perennial topics such as competition, work, fatherhood, and loving relationaships. The audience for this New Consciousnesss reader also includes women who seek to understand their husbands and sons.

Refusing To Be A Man by John Stoltenberg

Title Refusing to be a Man
Author John Stoltenberg
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2005-07-28
Category Social Science
Total Pages 240
ISBN 9781135433956
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

How To Be A Man by John Birmingham

Title How to Be a Man
Author John Birmingham
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1998
Category Men
Total Pages 325
ISBN 1875989935
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Manhood by Terry Crews

Title Manhood
Author Terry Crews
Publisher Zinc Ink
Release Date 2014
Category Family & Relationships
Total Pages 281
ISBN 9780804178051
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The former NFL athlete, model and television actor examines his disadvantaged childhood and long-time marriage to share advice on how to be a responsible family man while maintaining one's masculinity and sense of humor.

Boys by Rachel Giese

Title Boys
Author Rachel Giese
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 2018-05-01
Category Family & Relationships
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9781443442923
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The successes of feminism have led to greater opportunities for girls, by challenging stifling stereotypes about femininity and broadening the understanding of what it means to be female. While boys have travelled alongside this transformation, narrow definitions of masculinity and manliness haven’t faced the same degree of scrutiny. Whether they’re being urged to “man up” or warned that “boys don’t cry,” young men are subjected to damaging messages about manliness: they must muzzle their emotions and never show weakness, dominate girls and compete with one another. Boys: What It Means to Become a Man examines how these toxic rules can hinder boys’ emotional and social development. If girls can expand the borders of femaleness, could boys also be set free of limiting, damaging expectations about manhood and masculinity? Could what’s been labelled “the boy crisis” be the beginning of a revolution in how we raise young men? Drawing on extensive research and interviews with educators, activists, parents, psychologists, sociologists, and young men, Giese--mother to a son herself--examines the myths of masculinity and the challenges facing boys today. She reports from boys-only sex education classes and recreational sports leagues; talks to parents of transgender children and plays video games with her son. She tells stories of boys navigating the transition into manhood and how the upheaval in cultural norms about sex, sexuality and the myths of masculinity have changed the coming of age process for today’s boys. With lively reportage and clear-eyed analysis, Giese reveals that the movement for gender equality has the potential to liberate us all.

How To Be A Man by Glenn O'Brien

Title How to Be a Man
Author Glenn O'Brien
Publisher Rizzoli International Publications
Release Date 2011-04-05
Category Health & Fitness
Total Pages 302
ISBN 9780847835478
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

The Book Of Men by Colum McCann

Title The Book of Men
Author Colum McCann
Publisher Picador
Release Date 2013-11-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781250047823
Language English, Spanish, and French
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EIGHTY PIECES OF SHORT FICTION AND NONFICTION ON MANHOOD BY SOME OF THE WORLD'S BEST WRITERS, PRESENTED BY COLUM MCCANN, ESQUIRE, AND NARRATIVE 4 To help launch the literary nonprofit Narrative 4, Esquire asked eighty of the world's greatest writers to chip in with a story, all with the title, "How to Be a Man." The result is The Book of Men, an unflinching investigation into the essence of masculinity. The Book of Men probes, with the poignant honesty and imagination that only these writers could deliver, the slippery condition of manhood. You will find men striving and searching, learning and failing to learn, triumphing and aspiring; men who are lost and men navigating their way toward redemption. These stories don't just explore what it is to be a man or how to achieve manliness, but ultimately what it is to be a human—with all of its uncertainty, complexity, clumsiness, and beauty. With contributions from literary luminaries as diverse as the subjects they capture, and curated by the editors of Esquire, National Book Award winner Colum McCann, and Narrative 4, a global nonprofit devoted to using storytelling as a means to empathy, The Book of Men might not teach you how to negotiate a deal or mix a Manhattan, but it does scratch at that most eternal of questions: What is a man?

Title What it Means to be a Man
Author Rhett Smith
Publisher Moody Publishers
Release Date 2013-04-12
Category Religion
Total Pages 128
ISBN 9780802487087
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Title How to Be a 3 Man Winning the Heart of the Woman of Your Dreams
Author Corey Wayne
Publisher Lulu Press, Inc
Release Date 2017-06-20
Category Family & Relationships
Total Pages 481
ISBN 9781105876677
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Self Made Man by Norah Vincent

Title Self Made Man
Author Norah Vincent
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2006-01-19
Category Social Science
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9781101201343
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A journalist’s provocative and spellbinding account of her eighteen months spent disguised as a man. Norah Vincent became an instant media sensation with the publication of Self-Made Man, her take on just how hard it is to be a man, even in a man’s world. Following in the tradition of John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me), Vincent spent a year and a half disguised as her male alter ego, Ned, exploring what men are like when women aren’t around. As Ned, she joined a bowling team, took a high-octane sales job, went on dates with women (and men), visited strip clubs, and even managed to infiltrate a monastery and a men’s therapy group. At once thought-provoking and pure fun to read, Self-Made Man is a sympathetic and thrilling tour de force of immersion journalism.

Title A Guy s Guide to Being a Man s Man
Author Frank Vincent
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2007-01-02
Category Self-Help
Total Pages 272
ISBN 1440623694
Language English, Spanish, and French
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These days, it’s harder than ever to know how to act like a real man. We’re not talking about the touchy-feely, ultra-sensitive, emotion-sharing, not-afraid-to-cry version of manhood that Oprah and Dr. Phil have been spouting for years. We’re talking about the though, smart, confident, charming, classy, all-around good fella that upholds the true ideal of what is known as “a man’s man.” Now, renowned actor and true-life man’s man Frank Vincent, famed for his unforgettable tough-guy roles in such classic films as Raging Bull, Goodfellas and HBO’s The Sopranos, is going to show how any man can be all that he can be in love, work, play, and life. Everything you need to know is covered here, including, getting the best women by being the best man, dressing like a champ and taking on the world, winning big money and big respect in Las Vegas, selecting, smoking, and savoring a great cigar, and much more. If you want to learn how to be a man’s man, you gotta learn from a man’s man. And with the great Frank Vincent vouching for you, you’ll be on your way to getting everything you ever wanted outta life.

To Be A Man by Geoffrey Kerman

Title To Be a Man
Author Geoffrey Kerman
Publisher Independently Published
Release Date 2019-08-03
Category
Total Pages 129
ISBN 1087243246
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Be a man." "Man up." How often do we hear these words? What do they even mean?There is a lot of confusion about what it means to be a man today. Men and boys receive confusing, often conflicting information about how to behave as men should, which often leaves them uncertain, insecure, and feeling lost.In his first ever book, the author examines what it means to be a man in today's age, using interviews with other men, research from the internet, and his own experiences to discuss the issues that men face today. With heartfelt introspection and unflinching examination of himself, as well as an in-depth look at issues such as toxic masculinity, male mental health, and therapy, Kerman shows men that they need not face their troubles alone, and that we need to have honest, unbiased conversations about manhood, masculinity and what it means to be a man."It is easier to build strong children than to fix broken men." - Frederick Douglass

Learning To Be A Man by Barry Chevannes

Title Learning to be a Man
Author Barry Chevannes
Publisher University of West Indies Press
Release Date 2001
Category Social Science
Total Pages 240
ISBN STANFORD:36105110184418
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is a study of the processes by which male children are socialized in the Caribbean, against the backdrop of growing concern among educators, social workers and the general public that Caribbean males are becoming increasingly marginalized. It is based on qualitative research.

To Be A Man Is Not A One Day Job by Daniel Jordan Smith

Title To Be a Man Is Not a One Day Job
Author Daniel Jordan Smith
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Release Date 2017-11-24
Category History
Total Pages 262
ISBN 9780226491653
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From boys to men: learning to love women and money -- Expensive intimacies: courtship, marriage, and fatherhood -- "Money problem": work, class, consumption, and men's social status -- "Ahhheee club": money, intimacy, and male peer groups -- Masculinity gone awry: intimate partner violence, crime, and insecurity -- Becoming an elder, burying one's father

So You Want To Be A Man by Cornelius Lindsey

Title So You Want to Be a Man
Author Cornelius Lindsey
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2013-06-01
Category
Total Pages 254
ISBN 098821878X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this book, you will have the opportunity to share in Cornelius' journey towards becoming a man. He shares his discontentment with his relationship with his father. He shares the defining moment in his life when he realized he wasn't a man, the pressures he faced while growing up, and his struggles with sexual perversion. He also shares his insecurities about his looks, his joys and difficulties of being married, and his struggle to discover and live out his purpose. In this book, you will be encouraged to: Answer the question: "Where are the men?" Discover the importance for your relationship with God Learn how to discover your purpose and become passionate about fulfilling it Read about what it means to be a man of God and how it differs from being a man of the world Open your eyes to the value of your family and how your faith is necessary for your family's wellbeing Confront the issue of pornography and other sexual struggles Inside, he shares some intimate moments like when he wanted to commit suicide because he felt like his life was spiraling out of control. This book is purposed to convict and challenge you to become the man God has ordained you to be.

Title How to Be a High Value Man The Blueprint to Success With Women
Author Acie Mitchell
Publisher Lulu Press, Inc
Release Date 2020-01-20
Category Self-Help
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781794864351
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Dear Friend: This book will teach you the blueprint to be viewed as a high-value man through the minds of beautiful women and ultimately yourself. You will learn the science of how attraction works, data from studies and research about the psychology of women, what makes them respond to you in a high-interest kind of way, how to seduce them, how to make them orgasm, how to communicate with them, over-stand what they want, the types of women to avoid, how to get your ex back, and most of all... how to become the best version of yourself to attract the beautiful women you want. The content within this book is full of wisdom and research to help you achieve successful interactions with beautiful women. I have had successful romances with upwards of a 1000 beautiful women consistently throughout my lifetime; thus, helping you to avoid the pitfalls of beta-male simpleton behavior that will only get you rejected, manipulated, and over-looked by women. So don't delay. Get your copy today guys! ADULT CONTENT.

Dare To Be A Man by David G. Evans

Title Dare to Be a Man
Author David G. Evans
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2009-09-17
Category Religion
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781101133781
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The inspiring pastor, media personality, and author offers spiritual empowerment to men and the women who love them. Bishop David Evans, pastor of the more than 27,000-member Bethany Baptist Church, poses the question: What does it mean to be a real man? A true man is one who dares to live up to God's design-a man of confidence, purpose, strength, destiny, consistency, sensitivity, accountability, and loyalty, who is spiritual and loving and embraces responsibility. Only when a man becomes this true self can he make himself ready for the woman who loves him and the family who needs him. Women need to learn to identify a man who lives up to God's design and to foster the spiritual growth of their men. With its inspiring and empowering message, Dare to Be a Man is essential reading for all men and the women who love them.

How To Be A Man by Duff McKagan

Title How to Be a Man
Author Duff McKagan
Publisher Da Capo Press
Release Date 2015-05-12
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9780306823886
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Duff McKagan is one of the most respected survivors in hard rock. In How to Be a Man, he shares the wisdom he gained on the path to superstardom—from his time with Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver to getting sober after a life of hard living to achieving his personal American Dream of marrying a supermodel, raising a family, and experiencing what it's like to be winked at by Prince. An interviewer's favorite, McKagan's wisdom has been sought out on everything from financial planning and relationships to surviving the summer festival circuit and escaping a military coup. Expanding on his popular weekly columns in Seattle Weekly, Playboy.com, and ESPN.com, McKagan equips readers with the knowledge they need to rock fatherhood, manage their money, and remain a good dude in spite of it all.

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