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  • Pope Francis - The Authorised Biography

    Pope Francis - The Authorised Biography

    Sergio Rubin - Francesca Ambrogetti
    Kiadó: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.
    Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was chosen as the next Pope in one of the shortest conclaves in history. He is thefirst Pope Francis, the first Jesuit Pope, the first Pope to come from Latin America. Who is this man, and how did he come to such high position?This book begins with the arrival of Bergoglio's family in Buenos Aires in 1929, travelling from Italy, explores his childhood as one of a family of five, his first job as a factory cleaner and the bout of pneumonia which forced him to reassess his lifecompletely. Then from his early days as a seminarian through his experience as a teacher of psychology and literature, through to his consecration as a cardinal by Pope John Paul II, Bergoglio shares his experiences of faith and life.The difficult subjects are met head on, from the declining numbers of priests to celibacy and even the sex abuse scandals that have rocked the church - and through it all, Bergoglio's humble approach and desire to live an austere and faithful life shinethrough.This is a Pope who will not allow himself to be fitted to a traditional mould - and the world waits with bated breath to see what his time as leader of the world's largest church will bring.
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    ISBN: 9781444752496
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • Becoming

    Becoming (Pb)

    Obama, Michelle
    Kiadó: Penguin Books Ltd
    THE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARTHE SUNDAY TIMES, MEMOIR OF THE YEARBOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, EVENING STANDARDNow in paperback featuring a new introduction by Michelle Obama, a letter from the author to her younger self, and a book club guide with 20 discussion questions and a 5-question Q&A, the intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Ladyof the United StatesIn her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her -- from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executivebalancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has livedit -- in her own words and on her own terms.Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations -- and whose story inspires us to do the same.
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    ISBN: 9780241982976
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • Che Part One: The Argentine - Reminiscences of A Cuban Revo

    Che Guevara, Ernesto
    Kiadó: Harper Collins
    The writings of one of the greatest icons of the twentieth century - revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara. These diaries follow on from the events recorded in 'The Motorcycle Diaries' and recount the experiences that would make Che a figure knownar
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    ISBN: 9780007277216
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • No Time To Be Brief: Scientific Biography of Wolfgang Pauli

    P. Enz, Charles
    Kiadó: Oxford University Press
    ISBN: 9780199588152
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • Contemporary Hungarians

    Contemporary Hungarians

    Varga Attila
    Kiadó: Pharos
    Termék tartalma: Sokszor a legnagyobb dilemmát jelenti, ha felejthetetlen élménnyel szeretnénk meglepni külföldi barátainkat. Zavarunk csak fokozódik, ha esetleg olyan angol nyelvű könyvet próbálunk átadni, ami rólunk, magyarokról szól, de nem egyközismert korszak, vagy esemény kapcsán fókuszál a történelmünkre, a kultúránkra.Ezért több mint különleges Varga Attila könyve. A szerző olyan mai kortárs személyek bemutatását tűzte ki célul, akik velünk élnek és elragadó teljesítményükkel alakítják a kultúránkat, a rólunk alkotott képet.Varga Attila lebilincselő stílusban megírt, és angol nyelvre lefordított riportkönyve azzal a szándékkal íródott, hogy akár elutazunk a világ más tájaira, akár vendéget várunk külföldről, különleges ajándékkal lepjük meg ismerőseinket. Olyan ez a könyv,mint egy finom bor, amely a maga sok-sok árnyalatával még jobban segíti ránk hangolódni az érdeklődőt és belopja szívébe kis országunkat és a kortárs magyarokat. Érdemes kipróbálni!Ebben a könyvben harmincöt világra szóló teljesítményt mutatunk be. Mások mellett az Oscar-díjas Rófusz Ferencet, a Légy című rövidfilm alkotóját, Roby Lakatost, aki sikeresen ötvözte a cigányzenét a dzsesszel, Jónyer Istvánt, aki legyőzte a kínaiasztalitenisz világbajnokokat. Megszólaltatjuk Becsei Áront akinek tízmilliós egyedi karóráiért sorban állnak a világ nagyjai, Péteri Károlyt, aki az olaszországi Cremonában kitanulta a hegedűkészítést, és megfejtette a Stradivari-hegedűk titkát is,valamint Bábel István kifőzdést, akitől a BBC, és a CNN tévétársaság is tudakolta a fenséges magyar gulyásleves receptjét.Ezek vagyunk mi!A magyarok.US, HUNGARIANS!Supposedly, the footballer, Ferenc Puskás, the inventor of the Rubik's Cube, Ernő Rubik, the Oscar-winning film director, István Szabó, and the Nobel Prize laureate writer, Imre Kertész, are the best-known Hungarians in the world.The founder of the film corporation 20th Century Fox, Vilmos Fuchs, was also Hungarian, while the two American movie stars, Tony Curtis and Paul Newman were of Hungarian descent. Even Hollywood itself was founded by a Hungarian, Adolf Cukor, andHungarians played a major part in the invention and development of the carburettor, the gas turbine, the floppy disc and the ballpoint pen.In this book we will present thirty-five contemporary Hungarians: among others, Ferenc Rófusz, the creator of the Academy Award winning animated short film, The Fly, Roby Lakatos, who successfully fused Gypsy folk music with jazz, István Jónyer, whowould beat Chinese world champions in table-tennis. Also, we will introduce Aaron Becsei, whose unique watches are worth millions and are highly popular among the world's celebrities, Károly Péteri, who was an apprentice in violin making in Cremona,Italy and won major insight into the secret of the Stradivarius as well as István Bábel, the owner of a simple eatery, who has been interviewed by the BBC and by CNN to reveal the recipe of his majestic Hungarian goulash.< br>That's us!Hungarians
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    ISBN: 9786155374432
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • Bob Dylan - Chronicles: Volume One

    Bob Dylan - Chronicles: Volume One

    Dylan,Bob
    Kiadó: Simon & Schuster
    Winner of the NOBEL PRIZE in Literature 2016This is the first spellbinding volume of the three-volume memoir of one of the greatest musical legends of all time. In CHRONICLES Volume I, Bob Dylan takes us back to the early 1960s when he arrived in New York to launch his phenomenal career. This isDylan's story in his own words - a personal view of his motivations, frustrations and remarkable creativity. Publication of CHRONICLES Volume I is a publishing and cultural event of the highest magnitude.
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    ISBN: 9780743478649
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • The Lord God Made Them All - Memoirs of A Yorkshire Vet

    The Lord God Made Them All - Memoirs of A Yorkshire Vet

    Herriot, James
    Kiadó: Pan Macmillan
    The fourth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small.Finally home from London after his wartime service in the RAF, James Herriot is settling back into life as a country vet. While the world has changed after the war, the blunt Yorkshire clients and menagerie of beasts with weird and wonderful ailmentsremain the same. But between his young son, Jimmy, trailing him around copying his every move, stubborn farmers refusing to try his 'new-fangled' treatments and a goat that has eaten 293 tomatoes, Darrowby is far from quiet. And with another baby on theway, life is about to get even more chaotic . . .Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, The Lord God Made Them All is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionshipfrom one of Britain's best-loved authors.'I grew up reading James Herriot's books and I'm delighted that thirty years on, they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then.' - Kate Humble
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    ISBN: 9781447226093
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • The Girl Who Escaped Isis

    Kiadó: Penguin Books Ltd
    ISBN: 9781784702755
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • A Promised Land

    A Promised Land

    Obama, Barack
    Kiadó: Hamilton,H.
    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both hispolitical education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president ofthe United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation's highest office.Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama bringsreaders inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin,overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes OperationNeptune's Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden.A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective-the story of one man's bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American,bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of `hope and change,` and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making. He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad, open about how living in the White Houseaffected his wife and daughters, and unafraid to reveal self-doubt and disappointment. Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great, ongoing American experiment, progress is always possible.This beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama's conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together, day by day.
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    ISBN: 9780241491515
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • Messi - Lessons In Style

    Messi - Lessons In Style

    Punti, Jordi
    Kiadó: Short Books
    Reading this playful portrait of Leo Messi reminded me how extraordinary every minute was that I spent by his side. PEP GUARDIOLASHORTLISTED FOR THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEARIn 22 short chapters, acclaimed Catalan writer JordiPunti explores the beauty, the genius and the obsession of Lionel Messi. He takes us from the near-mythical scenery of a South American footballing youth to the glory and the struggle of a life on the international stage, capturing along the way ourenduring desire to relive our experience of the beautiful game.Jordi Punti's stunning tribute to Lionel Messi will captivate football aficionados as well as fans of fine writing. Ian Sansom, SpectatorThis is brilliant - I've been telling everyoneabout this book. Simon Critchley, author of What We Think About When We Think About FootballThere's nobody better to write this book - which doesn't aim to explain Messi but to enjoy him... A joyous read. Simon Kuper, co-author of SoccernomicsAneloquent celebration that can remind us of the thrill of a close encounter with a player whose skills have often led him to be described as 'alien'. David Horspool, Times Literary Supplement
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    ISBN: 9781780724157
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • David Bowie: A Life

    David Bowie: A Life

    Jones, Dylan
    Kiadó: Cornerstone / Arrow Books Ltd
    ** Shortlisted for the NME Best Music Book Award 2018 **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARA GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEARA HERALD BOOK OF THE YEARAN IRISH INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR'The definitive book on Bowie' The TimesDrawn from a series of conversations between David Bowie and Dylan Jones across three decades, together with over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators - some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie -this oral history is an intimate portrait of a remarkable rise to stardom and one of the most fascinating lives of our time.Profoundly shaped by his relationship with his schizophrenic half-brother Terry, Bowie was a man of intense relationships that often came to abrupt ends. He was a social creature, equally comfortable partying with John Lennon and dining with FrankSinatra, and in Dylan Jones's telling - by turns insightful and salacious - we see as intimate a portrait as could possibly be drawn.Including illuminating, never-before-seen material from Bowie himself, drawn from a series of Jones's interviews with him across three decades, DAVID BOWIE is an epic, unforgettable cocktail-party conversation about a man whose enigmatic shapeshiftingand irrepressible creativity produced one of the most sprawling, fascinating lives of our time.***NOW REVISED AND EXPANDED***
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    ISBN: 9781786090430
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • All Things Bright and Beautiful - Memoirs of A Yorkshire Vet

    All Things Bright and Beautiful - Memoirs of A Yorkshire Vet

    Herriot, James
    Kiadó: Pan Macmillan
    The second collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small.Now settled into the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, and married to Helen the farmer's daughter, James Herriot thinks he's finally got himself sorted. But life as a vet in the 1930s was never going to be easy. Quite aside from his unpredictablecolleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, he must contend with new-fangled medical techniques, delivering calves after far too much home-made wine, and a grudge-holding dog called Magnus who never forgets. And then, with Britain on the verge ofwar, James faces a decision that could separate him from Darrowby - and Helen - for ever . . .Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Bright and Beautiful is a heart-warming story of determination, love andcompanionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.'I grew up reading James Herriot's books and I'm delighted that thirty years on, they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then' - Kate Humble'Herriot's enchanting tales of life in the Dales are deservedly classics. Full of extraordinary characters, animal and human, the books never fail to delight' - Amanda Owen, bestselling author of The Yorkshire ShepherdessThis omnibus edition comprises the majority of chapters from Let Sleeping Vets Lie and Vets in Harness.
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    ISBN: 9781447226017
    nyelv(ek): angol
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  • Conversations With Roger Scruton

    Conversations With Roger Scruton

    Kiadó: Bloomsbury
    This book reveals what life was like for Roger Scruton growing up in High Wycombe, how he survived Cambridge and how he came to hold his conservative outlook. It tells of Scruton's rise to prominence while writing for The Times and sheds light on hiscampaign on behalf of underground dissidents in Eastern Europe. Ranging across topics as diverse as the current state of British philosophy, music, religion, and illuminating what lay behind Scruton's abandonment of academia for his new life on aWiltshire farm, Conversations with Roger Scruton is an intimate portrait of a writer who has felt philosophy as a vocation and whose defence of unfashionable causes has brought him a wide readership in Britain and around the world.
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    ISBN: 9781472917096
    nyelv(ek): angol
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