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Gershom Scholem: Master of the Kabbalah (Jewish Lives)

A new biography of the seminal twentieth-century historian and thinker who pioneered the study of Jewish mysticism and profoundly influenced the Zionist movement Gershom Scholem (1897–1982) was perhaps the foremost Jewish intellectual of the twentieth century. Pioneering the study of Jewish mysticism as a legitimate academic discipline, he overturned the rationalist bias of his predecessors and revealed an extraordinary world of myth and messianism. In his youth, he rebelled against the assimilationist culture of his parents and embraced Zionism as the vehicle for the renewal of Judaism in a secular age. He moved to Palestine in 1923 and participated in the creation of the Hebrew University, where he was a towering figure for nearly seventy years. David Biale traces Scholem’s tumultuous life of political activism and cultural criticism, including his falling-out with Hannah Arendt over the Eichmann trial. Mining a rich trove of diaries, letters, and other writings, Biale shows that his subject’s inner life illuminates his most important writings. Scholem emerges as a passionately engaged man of his times—a period that encompassed two world wars, the rise of Nazism, and the Holocaust.

Frankie Dettori's Italian Family Cookbook

Following his success on the racetrack, Frankie Dettori teamed up with acclaimed chef Marco Pierre White to open a chain of restaurants that contain a special mix of delicious decadence and simple home cooking. Collected here are the restaurant’s top dishes as well as Dettori family favorites and Italian kitchen secrets. Recipes range from rich soups, appetizers, and salads to such hearty main courses as bucatini pasta with grey mullet roe; lobster and scampi risotto; and authentic Italian meatballs. Accompanied by luscious photographs that exude the warmth and vibrancy of true Italian dining, this is a slice of real home cooking just like Mama used to make.

Aubrey's Brief Lives
Aubrey's Brief Lives Sented by Luis

A series of pen sketches of eminent people of the 17th century.

Where the Evidence Leads: An Autobiography, Revised and Updated

Set in any era, Dick Thornburgh’s brilliant career would merit study and retelling. He was the first Republican elected to two successive terms as governor of Pennsylvania. He served in the Department of Justice under five presidents, including three years as attorney general for Presidents Reagan and Bush. As undersecretary- general of the United Nations, he was the highest-ranking American in the organization and a strong voice for reform.

Nicolaus of Damascus: The Life of Augustus and The Autobiography: Edited with Introduction, Translations and Historical Commentary

Nicolaus of Damascus, the chief minister of Herod the Great, was an exact contemporary of the first Roman emperor Augustus; he spent considerable time in Roman society and knew Augustus. The extensive remains of his Bios Kaisaros contain the earliest and most detailed account of the conspiracy against Julius Caesar and his assassination. The Bios also presents the most extensive account of the boyhood and early development of Augustus. This edition presents the Greek text and translation of the Bios and Nicolaus' autobiography, along with a historical and historiographical commentary. The Introduction situates the text in relation to the considerable evidence for the life and career of Nicolaus preserved in the works of Josephus, addresses the problem of its date of composition, analyses the language and narrative technique of Nicolaus and discusses the Bios in relation to the evidence for Greek biographical encomium.

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Malcolm X
Malcolm X Sented by Michael

Malcolm X’in hikâyesi, sadece bir şahsın veya bir ailenin değil, tüm Siyahların, hatta Siyahlara yaptıkları ile hâlâ gündemden çıkmayan bir yönetimin küçük ölçekli ama derinlikli bir hikâyesidir.

Nikola Tesla Kendini Anlatıyor

Dünyanın en önemli bilim insanlarından birisi olarak kabul edilen Nikola Tesla bu kitabında kendi kaleminden hayatını anlatıyor; çocukluğundan, eğitiminden, icatlarından, rakiplerinden bahsediyor.

Cağdaş Tiyatroda Aydın Sorunu

Çağdaş Tiyatroda Aydın Sorunu adlı çalışma, ‘aydın’ kimliğini değişik açılardan sorgulayan, ‘aydın’ın kendisiyle ve yaşadığı toplumla ilişkisinin boyutlarını, iç çatışmalarını konu edinen oyunları incelemekte, oyun yazarlarının, ele aldıkları bu izleği nasıl biçimlendirdiklerini, ‘aydın’ kavramına yaklaşımlarında değişen bakış açılarını, farklı dünya görüşlerinin ve toplumsal arka planlarının konuya bakışlarına olan etkisini ortaya çıkarmaktadır. Bu bağlamda, Çek oyun yazarı Vaclav Havel ve İngiliz oyun yazarı Edward Bond’un oyunları üzerine yoğunlaşan incelemede, Türk tiyatrosunda ‘aydın’ temasını ele alan yazarların değişen bakış açıları da, Havel ve Bond’un görüşleriyle karşılaştırmalı olarak verilmekte. Melih Cevdet Anday’ın “İçerdekiler”, Oğuz Atay’ın “Oyunlarla Yaşayanlar”, Oktay Arayıcı’nın “Tanilli Dosyası” ve Behiç Ak’ın “Bina” adlı oyunlarından yola çıkılarak, yazarların konuyu ele alışlarındaki çeşitlilik de ortaya konulmakta.

2012 Mardukla Randevu
2012 Mardukla Randevu Sented by Luis

Güneş sistemimizde son sınır, Pluton değil. Modern astronomların 1930’lardan beri “Gezegen X” kod adıyla izini sürdükleri, ancak yerini henüz saptayamadıkları dev bir gök cismi, kuyrukluyıldızlara benzeyen eliptik yörüngesiyle her 3661 yılında bir dünyamızın yakınından geçiyor. Sümerler ona “Geçiş Gezegeni” anlamında Nİ.Bİ.RU dediler; Babil astronomlarıysa güçlü tanrıları MARDUK’un adıyla onurlandılar;

Fraternis
Fraternis Sented by Michael

Üzerinde yaşadığımız gezegenin uzak geçmişine ve insan uygarlığının başlangıç aşamalarına ilişkin çok eski kayıt ve bilgileri içeren, gizemli bir “kitap koleksiyonu” düşünün; elinde bulundurana güç, prestij, hatta iktidar sağlayan, eşsiz ve paha biçilmez bir belge hazinesi. Ardından, çok az insanın orijinalini görme şansını elde ettiği, bu oldukça özel koleksiyonu binyıllar boyunca gözü gibi saklayarak elinde bulunduran ve içindeki bilgilerden aldığı güç ve öngörüler yardımıyla dünyayı değiştirmeye uğraşan, insanlık tarihinin en eski “misyon örgütü”nü gözlerinizin önüne getirmeye çalışın.

Dretnot, Tank ve Uçak: Modern Çağda Savaş Sanatı

Savaş gemilerinde buhar enerjisinden yararlanmaya başlayınca çok güçlü zırhlara ve büyük toplara sahip dretnotlar savaş sahnelerine çıktı. Kara savaşları için çok daha isabetli ve seri atış yapan toplar üretilmeye başlandı.

Ateş Etmek: Tarihte Fırlatma Teknolojileri

İnsanoğlu atış ve ateş ile çevreyi belirli bir uzaklıktan değiştirebilen tek canlı türü. Bu iki yeteneğimizle tarihimizin ve dünyadaki evrimin akışını değiştirdik ve sonunda uzaya çıkmayı becerdik. Bu yetenek insanoğluna, kullandığı aletlerin boyutuyla kıyaslanması imkansız bir güç verdi. Clovis avcısı Kuzey Amerika’nın son mamutunu mızrakla; Siyonist bir fanatik, Yitzhak Rabin’i tabancayla; Wernher von Braun Londra’yı roketle vurmuştu.

Vahşilerin Cinsel Yaşamı
Vahşilerin Cinsel Yaşamı Sented by Michael

Okurlar bu kitapta, derin bilgelikle birleşmiş ve yazarı antropologların en çok okunanı yapan o edebi çekiciliği bulmayı bekleyeceklerdir. Hayal kırıklığına uğramayacaklar. Canlı eğretilemeler, resimsi betimlemeler, Trobriandlıları yaşayan bir gerçeklik haline getiriyor; onları oldukları gibi görüyor ve kendimizi onların ada yaşamlarını sanki paylaşıyor gibi hissediyoruz.’

Günah Keçisi
Günah Keçisi Sented by Luis

Girard Günah Keçisi’nde kıyım metinleri adını verdiği mitleri ve tarihsel belgeleri inceliyor. Girard’a göre bütün mitler bir topluluğu oluşturan bireylerin ortak olduğu kıyımı gizler.

Dr. Libby's Real Food Chef
Dr. Libby's Real Food Chef Sented by Michael

Revolutionize your diet with real, whole foods. These incredibly delicious recipes feature plant-based ingredients and are so easy to make! Try the Breakfast Hash with Mushrooms, Blueberry Green Smoothie, Apple Salad with Sweet and Sour Dressing, Thai Pumpkin Soup, and Simple Chocolate Truffles. Free from harmful chemicals and common allergens, each delectable bite will nourish your body and leave you craving for more healthy food.

Places I Stopped on the Way Home A Memoir of Chaos and Grace

Sometimes I think of how I will describe New York to my children. I will tell them that the city was in so many ways, and for such a long time, the best and worst thing about my life. That it was a sort of perpetual question in pursuit of an answer. And that in attempting to answer it, I turned and faced myself. In Places I Stopped on the Way Home, Meg Fee plots a decade of her life in New York City- from falling in love at the Lincoln Center to escaping the roommate (and bedbugs) from hell on Thompson Street, chasing false promises on 66th Street and the wrong men everywhere to finding true friendships over glasses of wine in Harlem and Greenwich Village. Weaving together her joys and sorrows, expectations and uncertainties, aspirations and realities, the result is an exhilarating collection of essays about love and friendship, failure and suffering, and above all hope. Join Meg on her heart-wrenching journey, as she cuts the difficult path to finding herself and finding home.

This Road I'm On: The Power of Hope in the Face of Adversity

Bill Lee has experienced success as a Tennessee cattle farmer and businessman, but he has also known his share of tragedy and adversity. This Road I’m On is his story of fostering resilience and developing a heart for helping others by responding to those bittersweet moments of with faith, hope, and perseverance.

Letters from Belsen 1945: An Australian nurse's experiences with the survivors of war

When British troops arrived at Belsen concentration camp in April 1945 they found 40,000 desperately ill men, women and children and 10,000 unburied dead bodies. In a final act of cruelty the Germans had withheld food and water from the inmates for a week. Typhus was raging and conditions were chaotic. Muriel Knox Doherty arrived soon after as Chief Nurse with the task of creating a hospital, scrounging supplies and saving as many of the camp survivors as possible. In letters written to her mother and friends in Australia, Doherty describes her experiences at Belsen in moving detail. She tells of the plight of Jewish survivors unable to return home, and the challenge of rebuilding their health and their self-respect. She is inundated with appeals from desperate families trying to find their loved ones among the camp survivors and the many displaced people at Belsen. For one particularly memorable day she attends the Luneberg Trials as Belsen survivors gave evidence against war criminals. One of the few accounts of a concentration camp written by a non-Jew, this remarkable collection of letters is illustrated with drawings by one of the Belsen survivors and period photographs. It is a compassionate tale of the effects of war and the effort made to heal Europe after World War II.

Unlocking Secrets My Journey to an Open Heart

Kathe Crawford was barely 31-years-old and the mother of two young children when she and her husband received devastating news—information that they agreed to keep secret from everyone in their lives, including their families. As the years passed, this secret weighed heavily on Crawford, even more so as she continued to respect her husband's wishes for more than 20 years after his death. Raising two sons as a single parent, Crawford was determined to build a successful career and a stable home. But this proved increasingly difficult as her secret became an exhausting facade. For so many years, survival had meant hiding the one thing that she thought would harm herself and her family the most. But when she could no longer maintain the protective wall around her heart, she discovered a deeper legacy of keeping secrets that she had inherited from her parents. The only way to heal would be to open herself to her heart and then to allow others to see her as she was, without secrets and without pretense. In her debut memoir, Crawford shares her spiritual journey from hiding in the shadows of her secrets to embracing the light of absolute authenticity, learning that self-love is perhaps the most important love story of all.

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