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White Tiger 1. Adiga A. : White Tiger  , 2012  г.

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 Del... дальше >>
Knowing Mandela 2. Carlin J. : Knowing Mandela  , 2013  г.

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 polit... дальше >>
The Cookbook Collector 3. Goodman Allegra : The Cookbook Collector  , 2012  г.

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 fa... дальше >>
Public Enemies 4. Houellebecq : Public Enemies  , 2013  г.

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 confron... дальше >>
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home 5. Janzen Rhoda : Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home  , 2012  г.

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 with... дальше >>
Inside Steve's Brain 6. Kahney Leander : Inside Steve's Brain  , 2012  г.

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 ... дальше >>
The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir 7. Limburg Joanne : The Woman Who Thought Too Much: A Memoir  , 2012  г.

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 to... дальше >>
Around the World in 80 Dishes 8. Loftus D. : Around the World in 80 Dishes  , 2012  г.

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 ... дальше >>
Life of Pi 9. Martel Y. : Life of Pi  , 2012  г.

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 years... дальше >>
Snowdrops 10. Miller A.D. : Snowdrops  , 2011  г.

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 wh... дальше >>


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