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The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions.
Pink Floyd jsou nepochybně jednou z nejzásadnějších skupin hudební historie. Jejich experimentální rocková muzika ovlivnila miliony posluchačů a inspirovala několik generací hudebníků. Vždy je zdobil progresivní přístup při hledání nových možností, kladli důraz na koncepční propojení zvuku s obrazem. Měli jedinečné nápady a pořádali originální výpravné koncerty. Od roku 1964, kdy vznikli, natočili čtrnáct studiových alb. Těžko hledat slavnější art-rockovou skupinu! Pink Floyd vydávají obsáhlou ...
The Best of Czech Press Photo – obrazy dvou desetiletí je název zcela výjimečné publikace, která vyšla k otevření výstavy jubilejního 20.ročníku Czech Press Photo 2014. Na 496 stranách předkládá citově působivou obrazovou historii posledních dvaceti let, ale i pohled na podobu fotografie uplynulé doby.Jako v napínavém filmu zde defilují všechny „Fotografie roku“, a tak divák-čtenář znovu prožívá hlavní události a jevy jednotlivých let - válečné konflikty a přírodní katastrofy v dopadu na konkré...
From high-society balls and fashion shoots to portraits of artists and scenes from urban life in France, this handsome volume--which features an open spine binding so that it lays flat to show off the photographs to their best advantage--showcases Doisneau's best photographs for Vogue Paris. Celebrated photographer Robert Doisneau worked for Vogue from 1949 until 1965, illustrating a postwar France filled with a renewed zest for life.
From Iceland to Italy Europe photographed by the best For over five generations, National Geographic magazine has dazzled and educated people with incredible photography and gripping stories spanning the four corners of the earth and the deepest oceans. Inspired from our monumental Around the World in 125 Years, this volume curates over 200 captivating images, sourced directly from the National Geographic historical archives, including just under 40 new photographs.
A spectacular treasury of the best British short stories published in the last twenty years. We are living in a particularly rich period for British short stories.
This book collects the best artwork from the first five years of "Bad Dads," an annual exhibition of art inspired by the films of Wes Anderson. Curated by Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco, "Bad Dads" has continued to grow and progress and has featured work from more than four hundred artists.
A wake-up call that aims to restore our understanding of the basis of our way of life, from the author of international bestseller On Tyranny. 'One of the best...brisk, conceptually convincing account of democracy's retreat in the early years of 21st century' Guardian
'The smaller we come to feel ourselves compared with the mountain, the nearer we come to participating in its greatness.' Philosopher, mountaineer, activist and visionary, Arne Naess's belief that all living things have value made him one of the most inspirational figures in the environmental movement. Drawing on his years spent in an isolated hut high in the Norwegian mountains, and on influences as diverse as Gandhi's nonviolent action and Spinoza's all-encompassing worldview, this selection ...
Penguin Classics is the largest and best-known classics imprint in the world. From The Epic of Gilgameshto the poetry of the First World War, and covering all the greatest works of fiction, poetry, drama, history and philosophy in between, this reader's companion encompasses 500 authors, 1,200 books and 4,000 years of world literature.
Shortlisted for the `Best book for children 5-8 years old' - Made for Mums Awards 2018. In a town where a lot of poor people suffer and where there are a lot of miseries, a swallow who was left behind after his flock flew off to Egypt for the winter, meets the statue of the late `Happy Prince', who in reality has never experienced true sorrow, for he lived in a palace where sorrow isn't allowed to enter.
Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity. Now, in this life-changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four-year period, you will discover the early-rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results whi...
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," writes Charles Dickens in the opening of this dark and meaningful classic novel. It is the year 1775 and Jarvis Lorry is tasked with a secret mission for his employer. 17-year-old Lucie Manette joins him on his travels from London to Paris and is shocked to learn that her father is alive and has been released from eighteen years in a Paris prison. Set in the two metropolises just prior (and during) the French Revolution, Dickens paints a di...
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Newspaper Design showcases the best of editorial and graphic design from the most renowned newspapers across the world, and proves that skillful news design matters more than ever before. Over recent years, the world of news making has dramatically changed.
It is Brighton, 1959, and the theatre at the end of the pier is having its best summer season in years. Ronnie, a brilliant young magician, and Evie, his dazzling assistant, are top of the bill, drawing audiences each night.