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Strayed Cheryl: Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found

Скачать книгу (размер 1 707 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 336) Аннотация: At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America — from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington state — and to do it alone.…

Tofield: Simon's Cat: Wake Up

Скачать книгу (размер 401 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 80) Аннотация: A pocket-sized collection of sleep-themed Simon's Cat cartoons selected from the first three Simon's Cat books. In full colour and featuring a selection of brand new cartoons, Simon's Cat is back, only smaller, cheaper and cuter but as sleepy as ever.

Houellebecq: Public Enemies

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: Everything separates us from one another, with the exception of one fundamental point: we're both utterly despicable individuals.' (Houellebecq to BHL) In 2008, two of the most celebrated of French intellectuals Michel Houellebecq and Bernard-Henri Levy ('BHL') began a ferocious exchange of letters. Public Enemies is the result. In their inimitably witty, inimitably fascinating, inimitably…

Complete Guide To Successful Event Planning

Скачать книгу (размер 1 707 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 336) Аннотация: This title includes a book and a CD-ROM. This is the most thorough, concise, and easy-to-follow event planning book available. From the initial concept of the event to ongoing management, this book provides techniques to increase your chances of success and systems to avoid many common mistakes. It shows you dozens of ways to save time and money and introduces you to every facet of the planning…

Carlin J.: Knowing Mandela

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: After serving twenty-seven years of a lifetime sentence for conspiring to overthrow South Africa's apartheid government, Nelson Mandela emerged to become both the catalyst and the symbol of post-apartheid South Africa. He served as the country's first black president and has since been internationally acclaimed as a powerful and vigilant humanitarian. John Carlin began covering South African…

Janzen Rhoda: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned forty, her world turned upside down. It was bad enough that her husband of fifteen years left her for Bob, a guy he met on Gay.com, but that same week a car accident left her injured. Needing a place to rest and pick up the pieces of her life, Rhoda packed her bags, crossed the country, and returned to her Mennonite family's home, where she was welcomed back…

Limburg Joanne: The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: Joanne Limburg thinks things she doesn't want to think, and does things she doesn't want to do. As a young woman, obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours had come to completely dominate her life. She knew that something was wrong, but it would take many painful years of searching to find someone who could explain her symptoms. The Woman Who Thought Too Much is a vividly honest, beautifully…

Alexander Nick: The Case of the Missing Boyfriend

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: CC is nearly forty, and apart from her real name (which she hates with a passion usually reserved for men with beards), everything in her life seems wonderful. She's got a high-powered job in advertising, a beautiful flat in Primrose Hill and a wild bunch of gay friends to spend the weekends with. And yet she feels like the Titanic — slowly, inexorably, and against all expectation, sinking. The…

Goodman Allegra: The Cookbook Collector

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: At the turn of the last century, two sisters are following very different paths. Twenty-eight-year-old Emily is a CEO of an internet start-up; twenty-three-year-old Jess is a grad student in philosophy, a vegan who rejects the rampant capitalism that surrounds her. Pragmatic Emily is making a fortune in Silicon Valley while capricious Jess works in an antiquarian bookstore. Emily's boyfriend is…

Kahney Leander: Inside Steve's Brain

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2) Аннотация: Steve Jobs was an American visionary who immeasurably altered the way the world uses technology. From the Apple II to minimalist iMacs and from the foundation of Pixar to the invention of the iPad, Jobs' products and ideas confounded expectations perpetually redefined markets to make Apple the most successful technology company on the planet. Inside Steve's Brain is a unique and revealing look at…

Martel Y.: Life of Pi

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: One boy, one boat, one tiger... After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction in recent…

Brockman J.: How is the Internet Changing the Way You Think

Скачать книгу (размер 2 074 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 408) Аннотация: This book includes short responses to the 2010 annual EDGE question «How is the Internet changing the way you think?» Most of the responses, by reputable scientists, thinkers and artists, present fascinating ideas, whether convincing or not. But about a third do not relate to the question, are written in a hurry, present personal projects not related to the issue, or express raw feeling. The book…

Loftus D.: Around the World in 80 Dishes

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: David Loftus is one of the world's leading food photographers: on the road 350 days of the year, camera in hand, shooting top chefs and their wonderful dishes from Battersea to New York to the Bahamas. Now, in Around the World in 80 Dishes, he shares the most delicious cuisine he has come across on his travels: introduced by his close friend Jamie Oliver, eighty recipes from the world's favourite…

Adiga A.: White Tiger

Скачать книгу (размер 1 707 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 336) Аннотация: Meet Balram Halwai, the 'White Tiger': servant, philosopher, entrepreneur and murderer. Balram, the White Tiger, was born in a backwater village on the River Ganges, the son of a rickshaw-puller. He works in a teashop, crushing coal and wiping tables, but nurses a dream of escape. When he learns that a rich village landlord needs a chauffeur, he takes his opportunity, and is soon on his way to…

Kerr J.: A Dangerous Method

Скачать книгу (размер 3 176 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 624) Аннотация: »In 1907, Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung began what promised to be both a momentous collaboration and the deepest friendship of each man's life. Six years later they were bitter antagonists, locked in a savage struggle. In between them stood a young woman named Sabina Speilrein: a patient and lover to Jung, a colleague and confidante to Freud, and one of the greatest minds in modern…

Adiga A.: Last Man in Tower

Скачать книгу (размер 2 197 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 432) Аннотация: 21st Century Mumbai is a city of new money and soaring real estate, and property kingpin Dharmen Shah has grand plans for its future. His offer to buy and tear down a weathered tower block, making way for luxury apartments, will make each of its residents rich — if all agree to sell. But not everyone wants to leave; many of the residents have lived there for a lifetime, many of them are no longer…

Miller A.D.: Snowdrops

Скачать книгу (размер 1 386 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 273) Аннотация: This is the debut of 2011: A stunning novel of moral ambiguity, uncertainty and corruption in Moscow. Snowdrops assaults all your senses with its power and poetry, and leaves you stunned and addicted. (Independent). Snowdrops. That's what the Russians call them — the bodies that float up into the light in the thaw. Drunks, most of them, and homeless people who just give up and lie down into the…

Hobbes N.: England: 1000 Things You Need to Know

Скачать книгу (размер 2 360 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 464) Аннотация: This essential and timely guide to all things England and English, which has sold 34,000 hardback copies to date, is now available in paperback.Despite a thousand years of glorious history, the people of England know surprisingly little about the facts and fables, people and places and events and emblems that have shaped their country and its heritage.Where did John Bull come from? What is the…