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
With three wickedly funny and harrowing tales of love and its ups and downs, the ever-surprising Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting, virtually re-invents a new genre of fiction: the chemical romance. In 'Lorraine goes to Livingston,' a best-selling aut
The collection contains the famous satirical novel The Second Lieutenant Kizhe and the novel The Death of Vazir-Mukhtar, which tells about the tragic fate of one of the most amazing and talented people of Russia Alexander Griboyedov.
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 collection of newspaper reports about criminals and the police investigations that took place in the end of 19 century. A spectacular journalistic style that illustrates how creative and absorbing criminal chronicles were those days.
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...
The fifth volume of a brilliant adventure epic by Arturo Peres-Reverte, in which our hero is led into big trouble because of his love to a great actress, because his young friend Inigo of Balboa breaks the flower of innocence of ruinous Anhelika de Alkesa
Interpreter, Translate! The Tragic Comedy of an Interpreter. RUSSIAN-LANGUAGE INTERPRETER'S MEMOIRS DEBUT! Up to now there had been actually no memoirs of Russian-language interpreters published in the U.S. This collection of amusing and edifying storie
Grandma of GOOGLE founder Sergey Brin, fortunately, escaped the Jewish pogroms and the Holocaust ovens and brought her grandson to America. He could write a book, "My Grandm? is from Russia." But for him this job is done by the local Jewish writer Yuzef B
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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