Cultural

В книгу вошли самые известные произведения Юрия Трифонова (1925-1981) - "Дом на набережной", "Обмен", "Предварительные итоги", "Долгое прощание", "Другая жизнь", "Старик". "Трифонов не может устареть, потому что он не просто свидетель эпохи - он и есть та эпоха, и все мы, кто жил в ней, останемся...

Bruar's Rest is an epic tale of love and loyalty set against the backdrop of World War One. The story opens in the Highlands at the beginning of the twentieth century. The gypsy wife of wild drunkard Rory Stewart dies giving birth to their second son. Many years pass, and Rory and his sons are ro...

The Indian Constitution provides a history of the Indian Constituent Assembly. It discusses how and why the members of the Assembly wrote their constitution as they did. This new edition of Austin's classic work has a preface that brings it up to date with contemporary developments in constitutio...

Александр Грин — русский писатель-неоромантик и символист. Он известен как создатель вымышленной страны, впоследствии получившей название Гринландия, в которой разворачиваются действия романа «Бегущая по волнам» и повести-феерии «Алые паруса». В мире Александра Грина правят любовь и справедливост...

Painter, filmmaker, potter, calligrapher, ikebana master, designer, and impresario - Teshigahara is an artist in the fullest sense of the word. In Dore Ashton's sparkling account of Teshigahara's life and work, the artist shines as a seminal figure who has vaulted boundaries between the arts in a...

Explores Chicana and Chicano popular culture through contemporary representations in both Hollywood commercial and independent cinema. Rosa Linda FregosoOCOs" The Bronze Screen" opens the way for international debate on the new critical field of Chicano/a cinema. Fregoso provides an incisive arti...

Going from place to place Kandy never had it easy in life. Her rough life molded her into a hard person. From losing her sister at a young age, to being thrown out in streets by her heroin addicted mother at the age of fourteen. She quickly learned how to fend for herself. Just as things start to...

Poetry collection from a Japanese centenary woman.

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ทั้งๆ ที่ในอีกสองเดือน เขาบุรุษหน้าหยกผู้มีชื่อเสียงในยุทธภพ ไม่ว่าใครยังต้องให้ความเกรงใจถึงสามส่วน จะส่งเกี้ยวไปรับคู่หมั้นคนงามที่ไม่เคยพบหน้ากันมาเป็นเจ้าสาวอยู่รอมร่อ ก็กลับมีเหตุให้นางพาตนเองมาหาเขาถึงที่เสียก่อน แค่นางพูดว่าใบหน้าเขาเหมือนสตรีก็ใช้เป็นเหตุผลให้เขาส่งนางไปเฝ้ายมบาลได้แล้ว น...

Sometimes it’s good to go country … Local grazier Matt Stirling’s life is about to change. He’s Mr Loyal to his best mate and the town he loves. A dangerous teenage dare cost Matt and his best mate their planned futures. Since then love has never been an option, besides flings are overrated until...

Н-да… Уж повезло так повезло! И дернуло же меня, бывшую детдомовскую девчонку без роду без племени, согласиться поехать с подругой на пикник в компании незнакомых ребят. Только вот один из них отчего-то возомнил себя вампиром (правда, как оказалось позже — не возомнил). И кто я теперь? Кем я стал...

Japan is an intriguing country and culture that both delights and confounds the visitor. In "I Love Japan," Craig Briggs gives you uncommonly insightful yet amusing insights into living, working and playing in Japan.

In this collection of short and witty essays, Briggs brings you Japanese ...

Fiction. Translated from the French by Barbara Wright. In this classic later work from French novelist Nathalie Sarraute, one finds a "delectably austere, beady-eyed book.... Phrases that give rise to the scenes or episodes are ordinary enough until Sarraute imagines for them a context which turn...

In this provocative book, Matthew Lenoe traces the origins of Stalinist mass culture to newspaper journalism in the late 1920s. In examining the transformation of Soviet newspapers during the New Economic Policy and the First Five Year Plan, Lenoe tells a dramatic story of purges, political intri...

Although somewhat overshadowed by Wellington’s main campaign in the north, the Alcantara raid was an outstanding success. The primary objective of alarming and distracting the French forces in Spain was achieved. Furthermore, the raiders also succeeded in preventing a French incursion into Portug...

À la fin du XIXe siècle en Chine, dans le district de Nangong, le jeune Li Mubai passe son temps à étudier l’art des lettres mais aussi celui de l’épée auprès du célèbre chevalier Ji Guangjie. La route du jeune homme va croiser celle du vieux garde d’escorte Yu Xiongyuan, l’Aigle aux Ailes de Fer...

"Savelyev is a professional in a good sense: his language consists of energetic short sentences, abundance of well-chosen details, and recurrent juxtaposition of the fictional and the documentary."—Ex Libris "The novel is written masterfully, aptly phrased and rich in interesting details; it will...

Have you ever felt like the Universe is doubled over laughing at you? Like you're the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you'll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate...