Download E-books The Souls of Black Folk PDF

By W.E.B. Du Bois

The Souls of Black folks is a vintage paintings of yankee literature via W. E. B. Du Bois. it's a seminal paintings within the heritage of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary background. To enhance this groundbreaking paintings, Du Bois drew from his personal reviews as an African-American within the American society. outdoors of its extraordinary relevance in African-American heritage, The Souls of Black folks additionally holds an incredible position in social technological know-how as one of many early works within the box of sociology.

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Download E-books En defensa de los ociosos (Great Ideas 34) PDF

Ideas que han cambiado el mundo.

A lo largo de l. a. historia, algunos libros han cambiado el mundo. Han transformado los angeles manera en que nos vemos a nosotros mismos y a los demás. Han inspirado el debate, los angeles discordia, los angeles guerra y los angeles revolución. Han iluminado, indignado, provocado y consolado. Han enriquecido vidas, y también las han destruido.

Taurus publica las obras de los grandes pensadores, pioneros, radicales y visionarios cuyas principles sacudieron los angeles civilización y nos impulsaron a ser quienes somos.

Una impossible to resist invitación a rechazar los angeles ética del trabajo y entregarse a los simples placeres de l. a. vida (reír, beber, tumbarse al aire libre...). Un libro ingenioso y repleto de frases para anotar sobre los angeles alegría de los angeles ociosidad, pero también sobre los angeles vejez y l. a. abrumadora experiencia de enamorarse.

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«Taurus propone un doble envite con este lanzamiento. Por un lado aumenta su compromiso con el ensayo; por otro, recupera el gusto por los angeles estética. A los volúmenes se les ha proporcionado una portada delicada y cuidada (copian el unique británico) que invita a l. a. lectura.»
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«Aparte de los contenidos, en basic muy bien elegidos, son tan bonitos que si los ven seguro que cae alguno.»
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«Ideas revolucionarias, crónicas de exploraciones, pensamientos radicales... vuelven a l. a. vida en estas cuidadísimas ediciones, muy atractivas para nuevos lectores.»
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«Grandes rules bien envueltas. De Cicerón a Darwin, esta colección entra por los ojos.»
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Download E-books I Drink for a Reason PDF

By David Cross

After a decade spent in isolation within the Ugandan jungles puzzling over stuff, David pass has written his first e-book. recognized for roles at the small reveal equivalent to "never-nude" Tobias Funke on Arrested improvement and the function of "David" in Mr. convey With Bob And David, as good as a highly winning stand-up regimen choked with sharp-tongued rants and rages, move has carved out his position in American comedy. even if deflating the pomposity of spiritual figures, calling out the pathetic symbiosis of pseudo-celebrity and its leaching fandom, or only pushing the buttons of the way-too-easily indignant %. left or the caustic, double-standard of the callous (but funnier) correct, pass has anything to claim approximately all people, together with his personal ridiculous self.

Now, for the 1st time, go is weaving his media mockery, famous person denunciation, non secular remark and sheer insanity into publication shape, revealing the genuine tale in the back of his nearly existential distaste of Jim Belushi ("The Belush"), disclosing the up-to-now unpublished mins to a gathering of Fox tv community executives, and supplying up a brutally ugly run-in with invoice O'Reilly. And as though this wasn't sufficient in your guffawing excitement in those instances, a few of the items splinter off with extra fabric being created on-line in particular video and lively websites created completely for the book-a ancient first (presumably)!

With a mixture of own essays, satirical fiction posing as fact, recommendation for wealthy humans, info from America's least favourite Rabbi and a top-ten checklist of top-ten lists, I DRINK FOR A cause is as distinct because the comic himself, and can't be neglected.

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Download E-books Seule une femme PDF

By Julia Kristeva, Marie-Christine Navarro

« Etrangez-vous à vous-mêmes » répète Julia Kristeva aux femmes (et aux hommes) qui l. a. lisent et s'interrogent sur leur position, et leur devenir, dans ce XXIe siècle qui s'annonce selon elle dans et par le chaos. Cet ouvrage regroupe des entretiens, des articles, des conférences autour de l. a. query du 'féminin'.

Tous ces textes, qui sont inédits ou aujourd'hui introuvables, s'articulent autour de trois axes : "Au jour le jour", "La chair et l'esprit", "Une (s) femme (s) ". Tout en jouant sur los angeles diversité des kinds et des approches, Julia Kristeva dresse au passage de magnifiques images de femmes remarquables, femmes révolutionnaires et du siècle des Lumières.

Souvent méconnues, elles ont pour element commun d'être à l. a. fois de grandes séductrices et de grands esprits : Madame de Staël, Madame de Récamier, Notre-Dame de Termidor, Charlotte Corday, Madame Roland, Olympe de Gouges.

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Download E-books The Givenness of Things: Essays PDF


A Finalist for the 2016 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the paintings of the Essay
One of TIME magazine's most sensible Nonfiction Books of the Year

The spirit of our instances can seem to be one in all joyless urgency. As a tradition we've got turn into much less attracted to the exploration of the fantastic brain, and extra attracted to growing and gaining knowledge of applied sciences that may yield fabric health and wellbeing. yet whereas cultural pessimism is usually stylish, there's nonetheless a lot to offer us desire. In The Givenness of Things, the incomparable Marilynne Robinson promises an impassioned critique of our modern society whereas arguing that reverence has to be given to who we're and what we're: creatures of singular curiosity and price, regardless of our mistakes and depredations.

Robinson has plumbed the depths of the human spirit in her novels, together with the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award-winning Lila and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gilead, and in her new essay assortment she trains her incisive brain on our smooth hindrance and the mysteries of religion. those seventeen essays study the guidelines that experience encouraged and provoked certainly one of our most interesting writers all through her existence. no matter if she is investigating how the paintings of the nice thinkers of the prior, Calvin, Locke, Bonhoeffer--and Shakespeare--can infuse our lives, or calling awareness to the increase of the self-declared elite in American spiritual and political lifestyles, Robinson's peerless prose and boundless humanity are on reveal. beautiful and ambitious, The Givenness of Things is an important demand us to discover knowledge and advice in our cultural historical past, and to provide grace to at least one another.

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Download E-books You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations PDF

By Michael Ian Black

From the comic who introduced you Stella and The State, Michael Ian Black gives you a set of irreverent essays that say the types of items you’re afraid to confess. right here he's: bare, uncovered, a bit cold, and understandably shriveled.

FINALLY, Michael Ian Black—suburban husband, father, and extremely well-known comedian—ponders the query such a lot of folks ask ourselves: How did I prove the following? With deadpan wit and unforeseen candor, Michael supplies a darkly funny-because-it’s-true tackle his youth, marriage, youngsters, and occupation.

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Download E-books What We Eat When We Eat Alone: Stories and 100 Recipes PDF

By Deborah Madison

Renowned vegetarian cookbook auhor Deborah Madison got down to study what humans bite on while there is not someone else round. The responses are surprising—and we're not simply speaking take-out or leftovers. this can be food-gone-wild in its such a lot elemental shape.

In a conversational tone, What We devour once we consume Alone explores the thrill and sorrows of consuming solo and provides a glimpse into the lives of daily humans and their relationships with food.

The publication is illustrated with the pleasant artwork of Patrick McFarlin, and every bankruptcy ends with recipes should you dine alone.

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Download E-books To the Finland Station: A Study in the Writing and Acting of History PDF

By Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson's magnum opus, To the Finland Station, is a stirring account of progressive politics, humans, and concepts from the French Revolution during the Paris Commune to the Bolshevik seizure of strength in 1917. it's a paintings of heritage on a grand scale, immediately sweeping and exact, heavily reasoned and passionately argued, that succeeds in portray an unforgettable picture--alive with conspirators and philosophers, utopians and nihilists--of the making of the fashionable international.

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