- This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts and documents from the Russian archives, and interviews with Kremlin aides and adversaries, as well as foreign leaders, Taubman’s intensely personal portrait extends to Gorbachev’s remarkable marriage to a woman he deeply loved, and to...
Cena: 78,85 zł
- A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon’s full participation—but without his editorial control—by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn. For more than fifty years, Paul Simon has spoken to us in songs about alienation, doubt, resilience, and empathy in ways that have established him as one of the most beloved...
Cena: 38,44 zł
- Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovatorsis Walter Isaacson's story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and a guide to how innovation really works. What talents allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their disruptive ideas into realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why...
Cena: 42,71 zł
- Einstein was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days, and these character traits drove both his life and his science. In this narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered.
Cena: 42,71 zł
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali is one of today's most admired and controversial political figures. She burst into international headlines following the murder of Theo van Gogh by an Islamist who threatened she would be next. An international bestseller, her life story Infidel shows the coming of age of this elegant, distinguished -- and sometimes reviled -- political superstar and champion of free speech. Ultimately...
Cena: 41,80 zł
- The inspiring true story of a Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement. You are never too young to make a difference. Ever since she learned about climate change, Greta Thunberg couldn’t understand why politicians weren’t treating it as an emergency. In August 2018, temperatures in Sweden reached record highs, fires raged across the country, and fifteen-year-old...
Cena: 30,40 zł
- Direct from the mouth of America's most celebrated street poet comes a rare and diverse collection of intimate interviewsBob Dylan: The Essential Interviews features 31 of the most significant and revealing conversations with the singer, gathered in one definitive collection. Among the highlights are the seminal Rolling Stone interviews -- anthologized here for the first time -- by Jann Wenner, Jonathan...
Cena: 122,55 zł
- No woman in the three-hundred-year history of the karyukai has ever come forward in public to tell her story—until now. "Many say I was the best geisha of my generation," writes Mineko Iwasaki. "And yet, it was a life that I found too constricting to continue. And one that I ultimately had to leave." Trained to become a geisha from the age of five, Iwasaki would live among the other "women of art"...
Cena: 41,80 zł
- Publikacja pochodzi z bazy Polskiej Biblioteki Internetowej. Książka cyfrowa została przygotowana w najwygodniejszym formacie ePub, który umożliwia komfortowy odczyt na większości czytników e-booków na świecie wspierających standard ePub oraz w aplikacjach mobilnych na telefonach, tabletach itp. Format umożliwia intuicyjną zmianę układu tekstu, powiększania i pomniejszania rozmiaru czcionki. Ciesz...
Cena: 1,89 zł
- Praca Piotra Napierały o Simonie van Slingelandtcie jest nie tylko rzetelnie przeprowadzoną analizą życia i politycznej aktywności jednego z najważniejszych niderlandzkich mężów stanu pierwszej połowy XVIII wieku, ale również udanym studium o zagranicznej i wewnętrznej polityce Niderlandów w tym okresie. Obydwa zagadnienia są w polskiej historiografii mało znane. Tym bardziej godna uznania jest monografia...
Cena: 37,05 zł