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David Blaine White is an American illusionist, endurance artist, and extreme performer. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance and has set and broken several world records.
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American Prometheus
The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Kai Bird - 2007-12-18 (впервые опубликовано в 2005)
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"American Prometheus" is a captivating biography that unveils the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer in unprecedented detail. Oppenheimer, the iconic "father of the atomic bomb," was the brain behind the scientific progress surrounding America during WWII. The book follows his journey from education at New York City's Ethical Culture School, to his social justice involvement and establishment of America's leading school of theoretical physics in California. The biography concludes at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, where he directed from 1947 to 1966. This book is an essential read for those interested in WWII and Cold War history and how it has influenced our present and future.
David Blaine
One of the more fascinating men that I’ve read about.      источник
John SipherLinda Xie
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Сказать жизни "Да!"
Психолог в концлагере
Viktor E. Frankl - 2006-06-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1959)
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Эта удивительная книга сделала ее автора одним из величайших духовных учителей человечества в XX веке. В ней философ и психолог Виктор Франкл, прошедший нацистские лагеря смерти, открыл миллионам людей всего мира путь постижения смысла жизни.
David Blaine
One of my favorite books.      источник
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The Macrobiotic Way
The Definitive Guide to Macrobiotic Living
Michio Kushi - 2004-03-08 (впервые опубликовано в 1984)
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Discover the transformative power of the macrobiotic lifestyle with this essential guide. Explore the central principles of macrobiotics, including plant-based whole foods and their impact on both the body and the environment. Learn cooking techniques, essential supplies, and delicious recipes for a macrobiotic kitchen. Explore the philosophy behind this approach to diet and lifestyle, and discover its role in natural healing. This updated edition of a classic guide is a must-read for anyone seeking inner peace and harmony with the world around them.
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David Sedaris - 1998-01-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1997)
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This humorous, heartfelt book takes a unique approach to memoir writing. Through hilarious anecdotes about his family and colorful storytelling, the author presents his unconventional worldview with a sharp tongue and generous heart. From impersonations of a nervous child to a Kerouac-inspired journey with a quadriplegic companion, this book is an entertaining and poignant exploration of life, death, and everything in between.
David Blaine
It’s hilarious.      источник
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A Hunger Artist
Franz Kafka - 1996-01-15 (впервые опубликовано в 1924)
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This book delves into the themes of spiritual poverty, asceticism, futility, and alienation of the modern artist. The author's edit before his death contributed to the power of these stories, making them his best-known and defining work. The title story, "A Hunger Artist," is a fatal fulfillment expressing Kafka's desire for permanence. The book contains four inspired stories, newly published in separate editions, each with its own illustrator from the Prague community.
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Jean Canavaggio - 1990-04-17 (впервые опубликовано в 1986)
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Explore the mysterious life and influential works of one of the most significant writers in history. From his early days seeking fortune as a soldier, to his time spent as a captive in North Africa, to his unexpected success as an author, this book provides a deep dive into the life of Cervantès. Written by renowned Cervantès expert Jean Canavaggio, this book is a fascinating mix of historical fact and literary analysis that will appeal to anyone interested in the history of literature.
David Blaine
The book that blows me away beyond anything.      источник
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If This Is a Man and The Truce
Primo Levi - 1987-01-01
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A chemist details his firsthand experience in the German concentration camps during World War II with clarity and poise. He does not shy away from the horrors he witnessed, but also finds beauty in the world. The memoir is a testament to the strength and resilience of the human spirit.
David Blaine
Amazing.      источник
Esther Perel