Biography

Biuro kotów znalezionych to opowieść o życiu i rozterkach współczesnej kociary - od pierwszego stopnia zakocenia do założenia własnego domu tymczasowego.

Autorka, u zarania tego przedsięwzięcia, nie była kocim ekspertem. Owszem, koty lubiła i była wrażliwa na ich niedolę – nie miała jednak...

Hadis-e Nafs, Hassan Kamshad عنوان: حدیث نفس؛ نویسنده: حسن کامشاد؛ تهران، نشر نی، 1387، در 337 ص، شابک: 9789643129774؛ چاپ دوم 1388؛ موضوع: حسن کامشاد - قرن 14 هجری - قرن 21 م

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In this inspiring biography, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy tells the unique story of Pascal D’Angelo, who came to America in 1910 at the age of sixteen. Like so many immigrants from southern Italy and other parts of Europe, he took on the only job available to him, that of a manual labor...

Ricky Ponting is one of the greatest Australian cricketers to have worn the baggy green. His autobiography details his journey from his childhood protégé, to the highs and lows of an extraordinary international cricket career, to retirement. Test captain of Australia in 2004 until handing the job...

IT’S COMPLICATED. We’ve read the scandalous headlines, watched her sexy breakout performances in Starship Troopers and Wild Things, and seen her many public faces on her reality television show—the beautiful vixen, the devoted mother, the hard-working entertainer, and the fun-loving friend. But h...

Bên kia Bức Tường có gì? Không chỉ là câu chuyện hậu trường ít ai biết về Trần Lập, thủ lĩnh ban nhạc rock thành công nhất cho đến giờ tại Việt Nam. Đó còn là câu chuyện một ký ức tâm hồn với Hà Nội thời bao cấp và một thời phong trào nhạc sinh viên sôi động đã lôi cuốn hàng triệu trái tim, một t...

Biographies of inspirational role models are a critical resource for children. In the Famous Lives series we emphasize accessibility and thoroughness. These highly readable volumes trace each subject's early years, the events that shaped their beliefs and adult lives, and how they conducted thems...

Lukijoitaan vavahduttanut ja koskettanut Häivähdyksiä-kirja saa jatkoa. Locked-in-syndroomaan sairastunut Marja Korhonen kertoo elämästään kirjailijana ja luennoijana, mutta erityisesti naisena, jonka sisu, räiskähtelevä temperamentti ja suuri sydän tekevät hänestä koko kansan Marjan.

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Review "Beautifully written, deeply perceptive." -- Los Angeles Times "An absolutely fascinating book." --The Washington Post

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Şarkılarıyla rock müziğe damgasını vuran Teoman bu defa kendi hayatına dair hikâyelerini anlatıyor. Çocuk Teoman’dan rock yıldızı Teoman’a uzanan yolculuğunu anlatırken, zaman zaman şarkı sözleriyle röportajlardan alıntılar da anılara eşlik ediyor. Teoman şarkılarını yazarken kendi karanlığının s...

از مقالات دائرة المعارف ادبیات جهان جلد 44 چهل و چهارم از مجموعه نسل قلم

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Separating mythology from actual events in the life of Butch Cassidy has been made extremely difficult by the many stories told about him by family members, acquaintances and writers after his presumed death in a Bolivian village. In an exhaustive

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It has been said that we know the recesses of Shakespeare's mind by the power of emotion he injected into his writing. As we think of Keats, the same phenomenon seems to have occurred. The clearness of his mental portrait is due to the brilliance of his mind and the fact that we have an almost co...

Vivere per quattordici anni nelle condizioni più disumane che un uomo possa sopportare, ostaggio di una dittatura feroce fino a dimenticare il proprio volto. Essere prima guerrigliero e poi deputato, senatore, ministro e, infine, Presidente della Repubblica dell’Uruguay. Rinunciare al 90% dello s...

From the New York Times bestselling author of Just Desserts: Martha Stewart: The Unauthorized Biography comes a scrupulously researched investigative biography that tells the inside story of Anna Wintour's incredible rise to power From her exclusive perch front row center, glamorous Vogue magazin...

One of World War II's most brilliant and controversial generals, George S. Patton (1885-1945) fought in North Africa and Sicily, as commander of the Third Army, spearheaded the Allies' spectacular 1944-1945 sweep through France, Belgium, and Germany. Martin Blumenson is the only historian to enjo...

Unspeakable faith in the face of Nazi persecution didn't come easily for 18-year-old Dutch student Hans Poley.

But after months in hiding at Corrie ten Boom's home, Poley found an inner peace and freedom that defied even the Nazi peril. Composed of his wartime journals and letters, the boo...