The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living. Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The
The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales. In his most extraordinary book, ?one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century? (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently ine
In A Leg to Stand On, it is Sacks himself who is the patient: an encounter with a bull on a desolate mountain in Norway has left him with a severely damaged leg. But what should be a routine recuperation is actually the beginning of a strange medical jour
In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition and respect--a minority with its own rich, sometimes astonishing, culture and unique visual l
With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a n
To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one
The novel by Raevskaia was first published in New York, in 1992. This novel is a story of her life. "A story of one family. Russia-America, 1930-1990." - That what is written under the title. "I wrote this book for my grandchildren. So they would learn ab
Автор романа-хроники, более пятнадцати лет проработавший в советских и российских посольствах в северных странах, в том числе почти десять лет в Швеции, побывавший во многих других государствах, посвятил книгу стратегической разведке.
Спокойствие американских ВВС нарушено. Самолеты получают приказы из несуществующего командного центра и бомбят свои же базы. Сталкиваются в воздухе. Летят туда, куда их никто не посылал. Самые современные ВВС в мире неожиданно разбил паралич.
Кавказский пленный - тонкая вариация литературного мифа о Кавказе, берущего начало от произведений Лермонтова и Толстого. Владимиру Маканину удалось невозможное: живо и интересно рассказать о злободневных проблемах языком романтика и мечтателя.
An expert in public relations, a media representative plays one of the struggling parties. He thinks of a military conflict, but he himself falls under fire. As a result he has problems, which he tries to solve in a strange way... The continuation of the
Recommended for lovers of exciting psychological prose. "All the work is good, choose to taste," - wrote the classic. The hero of the novel by Alexandra Marinina "Fiberglass strands" listened to this kind advice and became ... a forensic expert, or, in a simple way, - a pathologist. Not only that the mention of this specialty causes the average person to...
Keith Ferley got ready for a trip. His dreams: to become a popular journalist, to wander in a chic car on dusty roads, to communicate with people, to sleep with beautiful girls. Its reality: the rental car turned out to be just a "Mondeo", next to Carlos,
A fine first collection of 12 stories that are richly varied in setting and content, and enlivened by their author's flair for vigorous dialogue and concise summary statement. It's true that all her characters seek respect or self-definition, and also tha
Edgar Po, a beginning writer, goes to Boston in search of medicine for his wife, who is sick with consumption. But instead, he finds mutilated corpses, which appear to be involved in diabolical criminal schemes. Po works to untangle these plots, helped b
Prominent concert pianist Ryder is at odds with his surroundings. Ryder arrives in an unidentified European city at a bit of a loss. Everyone he meets seems to assume that he knows more than he knows, that he is well acquainted with the city and its obscu
It is believed that the law has no retroactive effect. Yes, but only - not the law of human relations. Is it possible to conclude in a strict time frame kindred feelings, love, friendship, honor, duty? How to determine the starting point for these concepts? They are out of time, when it comes to people who are devoted to their cause. Suicide is not an...
Everyone called him Lancelot. He really was a knight of our time-noble, fearless, valuing male friendship and loving women. But why does it seem to him that the world around him is imperceptibly changing? After all, he's not crazy There were 4 of them
The textbook for the intermediate level learners continues intensive course of Russian. Materials of this textbook include 12 lessons (Family, House, City, Shopping, Education, Traditions, etc.) and designed for approximately 120 hours of study. Audio sup
Эта пропись выполнена в лучших традициях советских и дореволюционных пособий по чистописанию с учетом новейших педагогических находок в этой области. Рекомендуется для детей от 6 до 10 лет. Предлагаемая вам пропись выглядит достаточно традиционно, но включённые в нее инновации позволяют избавить ребенка от часов изнурительного прописывания букв и их...
About That Which Did Not Happen, an annotated Russian reader, is intended for low-intermediate and intermediate level students of Russian (B1-B2, TRKI I-II). The story is a dynamic narrative by the well-known author Victoria Tokareva about one doctor's li
Once you accept that the impossible is really possible, what happens in Russia makes perfect sense. In December 2013, David Satter became the first American journalist to be expelled from Russia since the Cold War. The Moscow Times said it was not surprising he was expelled, "it was surprising it took so long." Satter is known in Russia for having written...
Authors of this book have chosen the most difficult grammatical themes that exist in the Russian language. The collection of tasks in the form of a working writing-book consists of six most complex sections of Russian grammar. Tasks, the theoretical comme
Данное пособие представляет собой тренировочное лексико-грамматическое и коммуникативное сопровождение базового курса русского языка как иностранного, предназначенное для активизации языкового материала учебника ЖИЛИ-БЫЛИ... 12 УРОКОВ РУССКОГО ЯЗЫКА. БАЗОВЫЙ УРОВЕНЬ. Рабочая тетрадь является неотъемлемой частью методического комплекса, включающего в себя...
Цель пособия — формирование и развитие умений восприятия на слух русской разговорной речи, ускорение языковой и речевой адаптации, расширение умений учащихся в области письма и говорения, подготовка к сдаче Государственного теста в объеме «Программы по русскому языку как иностранному». Уроки пособия состоят из двух частей: упражнения для учащихся и...
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