"Winston Smith is an ordinary party functionary in a totalitarian state, whose job it is to rewrite history to suit current needs. However, Winston's desire for the truth leads him to secretly rebel against the government. He begins a forbidden affair with a like-minded Julia, and they enter in the Brotherhood - an opposition group. The couple are closely watched. In fact, posters all over the city warned: "Big Brother is watching you."
Graceful and majestic fairies are unearthly creatures, beautiful and perfect, like a deadly sword of fine workmanship. But at the same time they are treacherous and cruel, especially to the human race. Jude knows this because one of them orphaned her and her sisters and took her to Faerieland. She is a mortal who grew up under the care of an assassin for ten years in a society where humans are despised and hated. The girl is willing to do anything to find her place under the sun. Even resisting the bullying of young faeries led by Prince Cardan. When Jude's plan fails, another descendant the king offers her protection on the eve of changes in Faerieland, but not in vain. The flames of a palace coup are about to flare, and she finds herself at the center of betrayals and intrigues. The fate of not only Jude and her sisters, but also all of Faerieland is at stake . The great game of kings and princes, queens and crowns begins.
This book is your portable confessional and at the same time a punching bag. Write about everything that annoys you in friends, loved ones, colleagues. Write down the names of those people who you would like to piss off right now. Contact neighbors who like to arrange repairs on Saturday in the morning Write a letter to the teacher you still resent it is here in the pages of this little book.
A completely new look at knowledge and education, a synthesis of technical, natural and humanitarian sciences! The authors are not fixated on what awaits our society, but are already considering how to prepare for future challenges, and offer ninebasic principles, with the awareness of which a modern person, together with like-minded people, should start any project. With incredible practical examples and insights from cutting-edge research and philosophical concepts gleaned from the MIT Media Lab and beyond, this book will help you adapt and succeed in our unpredictable world.
Tristan Stephenson is a bar expert, writer and businessman who has been working in the hospitality industry for almost 20 years. According to Class Magazine, he became the Bartender of the Year in 2012, and in 2018 he was included in the Harpers Hot 50 list. He is the co-founder of about a dozen bars and restaurants, the author of the Curious Bartender podcast and YouTube channel.Writing about spirits and coffee, as well as consulting on cocktail recipe development and opening bars.Tristan Stephenson, whiskey connoisseur and author of the bestselling Curious Bartender series, takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the world's most interesting distilleries. The author tells the story of the origin of this drink: from the first attempts at distillation in Ancient China and the invention of a dubious medieval medicine known as aqua vitae, to modern whiskey. as well as recipes for exquisite whiskey cocktails.
Robert Seethaler tells the story of Andreas Eger, a cable railway worker, a man out of time who enjoys happy days, suffers from sadness, and finally looks back in amazement at the years that have passed. This is a simple and deeply moving story - the story of one life. Every shade, every word, every sentence - it all makes sense. That is an extraordinary achievement for a book of such small volume.
As everyone who follows Maye Musk on social media knows, she generously gives sincere and very practical advice on making decisions at a certain age, which can later pay off in a strange and unpredictable way. In this edition, the author shares the experience and wisdom gained during the difficult, full of adventures and trials of life. These are tips on health, beauty, family and career. You can't control everything around you, but you can live the way you want at any age. All you need is a plan. So start thinking about it right now.
Our addictions rule our lives - whether it's an obsessive desire to constantly check updates on social networks, or smoking, alcohol abuse, etc. Why are bad habits so difficult to overcome? How to identify them, determine the cause and, most importantly, get rid of them forever? The author explains complex psychological processes using interesting experiments and witty examples. Thanks to this knowledge, you will be able to construct your own compass of awareness", which will not allow addictions to lead you in the opposite direction from happiness."
Artem Chapai writes a wide variety of prose: from realistic to fantastic, from contemplative to adventure, from reports on the war to "Dad on paternity leave." He is the author of five books to date. "Adventure" is his first major work about a year and a half of "ragamuffin" journey, without which, perhaps, the writer Chapay would not exist. "Adventure" is a year and a half of real hitchhiking, without money, without a plan and sometimes without the necessary documents. After quitting his job and studying, the Ukrainian student travels by diesel to New York, and then, earning money on the road during the trip, travels to Mexico, Cuba, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua. He meets dozens of wonderful people, finds close friends, thanks to the road understands the world in a new way, and himself.The Adventure features classic sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll, and is written in an experimental style, with a strong influence of the Internet and youth slang.
Vitaly Zapeka is not afraid to be frank. The collection of war prose includes the first male tears, and true love, and anecdotes and naturalistic essays from the trenches of Donetsk region, and a story about the first days of a full-scale invasion. With his characteristic sincerity, the author examines how Ukrainians preserve their humanity in difficult circumstances, talks about the experience of the Russian-Ukrainian war and our boundless thirst for life and freedom. This book can comfort those who have been traumatized by the war and give strength to all who are approaching our victory.