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  • Erling Kagge

    Brought to you by Penguin. Surviving extreme conditions can teach us to lead a fulfilled life. No one knows this better than Erling Kagge, who was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's poles by foot - the North, the South, and the summit of Everest. In The Philosophy of an Explorer, he brings together the wisdom and expertise he has gained from the expeditions that have taken him to the limits of the earth, and of human endurance. In sixteen meditative but practical lessons - from cultivating an optimistic outlook, to getting up at the right time, to learning to take pleasure in the small things and comfort in solitude - Erling Kagge reveals what survival in the most...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    'Stille ist der neue Luxus. Stille enthält eine Qualität, die exklusiver und beständiger ist als jeder andere Luxus.' Was ist Stille? Wo ist sie? Warum ist sie heute wichtiger denn je? Lange hat Erling Kagge sich mit diesen drei Fragen beschäftigt. Angeregt durch Freunde und Wegbegleiter wie Marina Abramovi?, Jon Fosse, Elon Musk, Børge Ousland und Oliver Sacks, ist er in seinem Buch zu dreiunddreißig Antworten gekommen. Entstanden ist ein Wegweiser für den modernen Menschen auf seiner Suche nach Stille, Ruhe, Frieden - überall dort, wo es laut ist. 'Die Natur sprach zu mir, indem sie sich als Stille präsentierte. Je stiller es wurde, desto mehr hörte ich ... eine ohrenbetäubende...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Silence by Erling Kagge, read by Atli Gunnarsson. Behind a cacophony of traffic noise, iPhone alerts and our ever-spinning thoughts, an elusive notion - silence - lies in wait. But what really is silence? Where can it be found? And why is it more important now than ever? Erling Kagge, the Norwegian adventurer and polymath, once spent fifty days walking solo in Antarctica with a broken radio. In this meditative, charming and surprisingly powerful book, he explores the power of silence and the importance of shutting out the world. Whether you're in deep wilderness, taking a shower or on the dance floor, you can experience perfect stillness if...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Walking by Erling Kagge, read by Atli Gunnarsson. 'Everything moves more slowly when I walk, the world seems softer . . .' From the bestselling author of Silence comes an illuminating exploration of the joy of walking. From those perilous first steps to great expeditions, from walking to work to walking to the North Pole, Erling Kagge explains that he who walks lives longer, and better. 'After having put my shoes on and let my thoughts wander, I am sure of one thing - to put one foot in front of the other is one of the most important things we...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    What is silence? Where can it be found? Why is it now more important than ever? In 1993, Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge spent fifty days walking solo across Antarctica, becoming the first person to reach the South Pole alone, accompanied only by a radio whose batteries he had removed before setting out. In this book. an astonishing and transformative meditation, Kagge explores the silence around us, the silence within us, and the silence we must create. By recounting his own experiences and discussing the observations of poets, artists, and explorers, Kagge shows us why silence is essential to sanity and happiness—and how it can open doors to wonder and...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    A lyrical account of an activity that is essential for our sanity, equilibrium, and well-being, from the author of Silence ('A book to be handled and savored.' —The Wall Street Journal) Placing one foot in front of the other, embarking on the journey of discovery, and experiencing the joy of exploration—these activities are intrinsic to our nature. Our ancestors traveled long distances on foot, gaining new experiences and learning from them. But as universal as walking is, each of us will experience it differently. For Erling Kagge, it is the gateway to the questions that fascinate him—Why do we walk? Where do we walk from? What is our destination?—and in...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    Vom Autor des Spiegel-Bestsellers 'Stille - ein Wegweiser' Er ist einer der größten Abenteurer unserer Zeit. Er war auf dem Nordpol und dem Südpol, hat den Mount Everest bestiegen, aber er war auch tagelang zu Fuß in Los Angeles unterwegs und ist hinabgestiegen in die Unterwelt Manhattans. Er hat die Juan Fernández Insel vor Chile aufgesucht, um dort den höchsten Berg zu erklimmen - weil er in die Fußstapfen von Robinson Crusoe treten wollte. Aber auch als Städter ist er ständig unterwegs. Wochentags läuft er zu Fuß zur Arbeit, am Wochenende bricht er auf in die Natur, die gleich hinter der Haustür beginnt. 'Das Leben ist ein langer Fußmarsch', sagt Kagge. Dies kann ein...read more

  • Erling Kagge

    A thoughtful and eloquent meditation that invites us to treat life like a grand exploration and illuminates the possibilities that await us when we do—from “a philosophical adventurer—or perhaps an adventurous philosopher” (The New York Times). Erling Kagge is one of the world’s most accomplished explorers. He was the first to conquer all three poles on foot, by climbing Mount Everest and walking to the North and South Poles. In this thought-provoking and inspiring book, he uses the wisdom and expertise he has gained on his travels to reflect on life, nature, and humanity. Simple things like getting up early and accepting failure can make a difference,...read more