Doyle Roddy :
The Woman Who Walked Into Doors
, 2007 г.
This is the heart-rending story of a woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after a violent, abusive marriage and a worsening drink problem. Paula Spencer recalls her contented childhood, the audacity she learned as a teenager, the exhilaration of her romance with Charlo and the marriage to him that left her powerless. Capturing both her vulnerability and her strength, Roddy Doyle gives Paula a v... дальше >>
Murakami Haruki :
After the Quake
, 2002 г.
The six stories in Haruki Murakami’s mesmerizing collection are set at the time of the catastrophic 1995 Kobe earthquake, when Japan became brutally aware of the fragility of its daily existence. But the upheavals that afflict Murakami’s characters are even deeper and more mysterious, emanating from a place where the human meets the inhuman. An electronics salesman who has been abruptly deserted b... дальше >>
Murakami Haruki :
The Elephant Vanishes. Stories
, 1993 г.
With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDo... дальше >>
Nesbo Jo :
, 2010 г.
Soon the first snow will come. A young boy wakes to find his mother missing. Their house is empty but outside in the garden he sees his mother's favourite scarf - wrapped around the neck of a snowman. And then he will appear again. As harry hole and his team begin their investigation they discover that an alarming number of wives and mothers have gone missing over the years. And when the snow has ... дальше >>
Packer Ann :
Song Without Words
, 2008 г.
Liz and Sarabeth were girlhood neighbors in the suburbs of Northern California, brought as close as sisters by the suicide of Sarabeth's mother. In the decades that followed, their relationship remained a source of continuity and strength. But when Liz's adolescent daughter enters dangerous waters, the women's friendship takes a devastating turn, forcing Liz and Sarabeth to question their most dee... дальше >>
Sandberg Sheryl :
Lean In. Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
, 2013 г.
Sandberg - Facebook COO, ranked eighth on `Fortune`'s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business - has become one of America's most galvanizing leaders. She urges women to take risks and seek new challenges, to find work that they love, and to remain passionately engaged.... дальше >>