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There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness

'A joy of a book - enriching, illuminating, eclectic and far from a conventional science read' Richard Webb, New Scientist 'The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius for our age' Robert Fox One of the most inspiring thinkers of our age, the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics transforms the way we think about the world with his reflections on science, history and humanity In this collection of writings, the logbook of an intelligence always on the move, Carlo Rovelli follows his curio...

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

The international bestseller that changed how we talk about racism 'A critically acclaimed book that gave readers a starting point to demystify conversations about race' The Atlantic 'A classic' Jodi Picoult Walk into any racially mixed secondary school and you will see young people clustered in their own groups according to race. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy?

The Book of Phobias and Manias

A Times Best Non-fiction Book for Autumn 2022. "We are all driven by our fears and desires, and sometimes we are in thrall to them." A captivating A-Z from the bestselling author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher.

Kouření škodí zdraví cigaret a další povídky

E-kniha Kouření škodí zdraví cigaret a další povídky:This bilingual collection of absurdist short stories set in Prague attempts to answer the more complex questions of life, such as why a butterfly would be bitter against the world, how an octopus could resent all things Scottish, which breed of cow is the most superficial, and whether bookcases have a sense of humour. Maybe you’re someone who would like to understand the hopes of an ambitious but naive young cigarette or the fears of a lef...

The Secret Body

Welcome to a revolution in the science of human health... This book takes us to the frontier of medical research and reveals stunning recent advances that are changing our understanding of how human body works, how we combat and prevent disease and how we understand what it means to be human.

The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy

A Times/Sunday Times Book of the Year DISCOVER HOW LIFE REALLY WORKS - ON EARTH AND IN SPACE 'A wonderfully insightful sidelong look at Earthly biology' Richard Dawkins 'Crawls with curious facts' Sunday Times We are unprepared for the greatest discovery of modern science. Scientists are confident that there is alien life across the universe yet we have not moved beyond our perception of 'aliens' as Hollywood stereotypes.

Crisis of Conscience

'Powerful...His extensively reported tales of individual whistleblowers and their often cruel fates are compelling...They reveal what it can mean to live in an age of fraud.' Washington Post 'Tom Mueller's authoritative and timely book reveals what drives a few brave souls to expose and denounce specific cases of corruption.' George Soros We are living in a time of mind-boggling corruption, but we are also, as it happens, living in a golden age of whistleblowing. Over the past two decades, the ...

This Small Blue Dot

With a strong message of interconnectedness, hope and empowerment, This Small Blue Dot follows a little girl exploring the big and small things in life. From contemplating our place on this 'blue dot' to the best Italian, Chinese and Indian desserts, the book provides a broader, more inclusive view of who we are, where we come from and where our dreams may take us.

Nomad Century

Longlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year award 'Gaia Vince's new book should be read not just by every politician, but by every person on the planet' Observer An urgent investigation of the most underreported, seismic consequence of climate change: how it will force us to change where - and how - we live We are facing a species emergency. With every degree of temperature rise, a billion people will be displaced from the zone in which humans have lived for thousands of years.

Helgoland

The new book from the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time 'Rovelli's most beautiful book yet. . . unforgettable' The Times 'A triumph . . . we are left in a world that is not disenchanted by science, but even more magical' Financial Times In June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner Heisenberg, suffering from hay fever, retreated to a treeless, wind-battered island in the North Sea called Helgoland. It was there that he came up with the key insight behind qu...

The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions - Rolf Dobelli

Already a huge bestseller in Europe, this is essential reading for anyone with important decisions to make, in the vein of THINKING, FAST AND SLOW and THE DECISION BOOK.THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERTHE TIMES BESTSELLERGUARDIAN BESTSELLER AMAZON TOP TEN BESTSELLERTHE SECRETS OF PERFECT DECISION-MAKINGHave you ever... Invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn't worth it?Overpaid in an Ebay auction? Continued doing something you knew was bad for you?Sold stocks too late, or too earl...

The Web of Meaning

'The Web of Meaning is both a profound personal meditation on human existence and a tour-de-force weaving together of historic and contemporary world-wide secular and spiritual thought on the deepest question of all: why are we here?' Gabor Mate M.D., author, In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction 'We need, now more than ever, to figure out how to make all kinds of connections. This book can help--and therefore it can help with a lot of the urgent tasks we face.' Bill Mc...

Factfulness (Illustrated)

The international best-selling phenomenon loved by BARACK OBAMA and BILL GATES in a new and updated illustrated edition'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA 'One of the most important books I've ever read - an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.' BILL GATES *#1 Sunday Times bestseller * instant New York Times bestseller * Observer 'best brainy book of the decade' * #1 Wall Street Journal ...

The Dinosaurs Rediscovered

If you want to know how we know what we know about dinosaurs, read this book! Steve Brusatte 'I defy anyone who is, like me, a non-scientist to read it and not feel a sense of wonder' Tom Holland, Guardian Startling new fossil finds are the lifeblood of modern palaeobiology. Giant sauropod dinosaur skeletons from Patagonia, dinosaurs with feathers from China, and even a tiny dinosaur tail in Burmese amber - complete down to every detail of its filament-like feathers, skin, bones and mummified t...

Beroun - Deset zastavení na procházce královským městem / Ten destinations on a walk through the royal town / Zehn Orte des Verweilens bei einem Bumme

Nová reprezentativní fotografická publikace o současném Berouně vychází při příležitosti oslav 750. výročí první písemné zmínky o městě. Autory fotografií jsou berounští tvůrci Vladimír Kasl, Jiří Semrád a Zdeněk Zůna, autorem doprovodných textů je berounský básník a textař Jan Velíšek. Ten ve svém úvodním slově mimo jiné uvádí: „Milí čtenáři, dostáváte do ruky knihu o Berouně, městě, které v roce 2015 slaví 750 let písemně doložené existence. Na město to není nijak kritický věk; známe i starší...

Portable Magic

'A fascinating journey into our relationship with the physical book...I lost count of the times I exclaimed with delight when I read a nugget of information I hadn't encountered before' Val McDermid, The Times Most of what we say about books is really about the words inside them: the rosy nostalgic glow for childhood reading, the lifetime companionship of a much-loved novel. But books are things as well as words, objects in our lives as well as worlds in our heads.

Unfree Speech

The Times and Observer Book of the Week 'Joshua Wong is a brave and inspiring young leader. Together we are one loud voice that cannot be silenced.' - Greta Thunberg 'One of the most prominent political activists in the world ... a powerful insight into the turbulence on the city's streets that made world headlines.' - Rana Mitter, Sunday Times 'If we want freedom, we need to learn from Hong Kong. With values, tactics, and courage, Joshua Wong shows us the way.' - Timothy Snyder, bestselling au...

The Sky is Falling!

'You'll never look at your favourite movies and TV shows the same way again. And you shouldn't' Steven Soderbergh 'Insanely readable' Slavoj Zizek 'Your book was ... like a bag of pot, with me saying, 'I'm not gonna smoke.' But I was insatiable' Quentin Tarantino on Easy Riders, Raging Bulls In The Sky is Falling! bestselling cultural critic Peter Biskind takes us on a dizzying ride across two decades of pop culture to show how the TV and movies we love - from Game of Thrones and 24 to Homeland...

Tales of Old Prague Houses - Magdalena Wagnerová

The air of times long past; the strong walls from bygone centuries; narrow portals; a host of house signs and a wealth of architectural styles: these are the houses of old Prague. Small palaces are full of great secrets, the stories hidden inside their walls having long helped shape the city’s haracter and made it ever more popular. The magic of the Faust House; the Cubist beauty of the House of the Black Madonna; mysterious events connected with Sova’s Mills; tales from the former prison in th...

Larcenists and Lambs

Elektronická kniha Larcenists and Lambs: A thriller from the realms of high finance, based on events that are all-too-true… Immediately after publication in the Czech Republic, the book became a bestseller. In 2015 it won the Reader’s Award for Best Book in the prestigious Czech literary competition, the Magnesia Litera.What at first glance appears to be a run-of-the-mill madcap adventure story very quickly becomes a fundamental statement about the state of today’s financial world. What firs...

Rational Reading + hodinová koučovací konzultace vedená přímo autorem

E-kniha Rational Reading + hodinová koučovací konzultace vedená přímo autorem:Při zakoupení této knihy máte nárok na hodinovou koučovací konzultaci přímo s autorem knihy. Pro její získání prosím zašlete potvrzení o zakoupení e-knihy na e-mail info@gruber.cz a domluvte si schůzku. Rational Reading – jednohodinová konzultace: Podle dlouholetých zkušeností část čtenářů potřebuje k dosažení svých cílů v rychločtení a racionálním čtení živého učitele. Doporučuje se při čtení e-knihy si dělat pozn...

Rational Reading

E-kniha Rational Reading:After a careful studying of this book, you can read twice faster and remember 1.5 times more from the content, distinguishing important information from padding. If you won´t succeed fully with the e-book, you can rise to your mastery in author´s famous rational reading courses or coaching in English or Czech language.This e-book brings all what you need at all kinds of perceiving text information by your eyesight, i.e. of READING. It contains theory, exercises and...

Process and Aesthetics

Elektronická kniha Process and Aesthetics:"While Alfred North Whitehead did not dedicate any books or articles to aesthetics specifically, aesthetic motifs permeate his entire philosophical opus. Despite this, aestheticians have devoted little attention to Whitehead; most attempts to reconstruct Whitehead’s aesthetics have come from process philosophers, and even in that context aesthetics has never occupied a central position. In this book, four scholars of aesthetics provide another angle ...

Proces

Elektronická kniha Proces:INSPIRACE PRO TY KREATIVNÍ Z NÁS, KTEŘÍ SE SKRÝVAJÍ, VYČKÁVAJÍ NEBO ZAŽÍVAJÍ TVŮRČÍ BLOK. Vaše práce pokulhává? Chcete se zbavit pocitu marnosti? Přejete si najít odvahu k realizaci a sdílení toho, co tvoříte? Potřebujete vyhecovat, povzbudit a najít ten správný stimul? Autor bestsellerů Seth Godin přichází s inspirativním manifestem pro nás - kreativce, tvůrce a podnikatele - kteří potřebujeme povzbudit v odhodlání ukázat světu to nejlepší, co v nás je. Godin boř...

Alena Adamíková Portraits - T. Emmerling, B. Jablonská, V. Polakovič

Alena Adamíková is one of the prominent personalities of contemporary painting. Looking at the art by Alena Adamikova, we can find lines of a stability in her work that are all too rare these days. Firstly, she paints portraits, naturalistic, with strong contrasts in colour and structure. This gives her works a certain mystical atmosphere, making her one of the most remarkable contemporary surrealist painters. Nonetheless, in the last 10 years of her work, Alena Adamikova has been reflecting he...