Ci Siamo Evoluti Bene Vintage

Autore: Enrico Brignano
Editore: Rizzoli
ISBN: 885868690X
Grandezza: 35,66 MB
Formato: PDF
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Tutto ebbe inizio con un cambiamento epocale: il trasloco di Brignano all'ultimo piano di un palazzo che ne conta più di venti. Da lì Enrico, scrutando l'infinito, si sentì invaso dal desiderio di conoscere. D'altro canto, solo poco prima ai li mortacci dei facchini rumeni, carichi di casse di libri, non aveva forse risposto: «Fatti non foste a viver come brutti ma per seguir virtute e canoscenza»? Ecco, quindi, che sbocciarono in lui mille domande. Da dove si origina il tutto? Ma è nato prima l'uovo o la gallina? Dio c'è e non si vede, o ce fa e non ci sente? Come siamo diventati sette miliardi e duecentonovantaquattro milioni di persone? E, soprattutto, dove stiamo andando? In Ci siamo evoluti bene Brignano si cimenta a rispondere alle grandi domande che l'uomo si pone dalla notte dei tempi, ripercorrendo la storia della nostra specie dalle pitture rupestri agli smartphone, dall'invenzione del fuoco allo sbarco sulla Luna, dal baratto di mammuth alla speculazione finanziaria. Ne nasce un flusso irresistibile di riflessioni esilaranti, e insieme un po' serie, su di noi e sul mondo che ci circonda. In un libro che fa molto ridere, ma anche pensare.

On Talking Terms With Dogs

Autore: Turid Rugaas
Editore: Dogwise Publishing
ISBN: 1929242360
Grandezza: 66,66 MB
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Vista: 7641
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One of our all time best selling books is now in its second edition with three additional chapters, color photos and descriptive captions. Turid Rugaas is a noted expert on canine body language, notably "calming signals" which are signals dogs give to other dogs and humans to denote stress and to attempt defuse situations that otherwise might result in fights or aggression. Written in practical, down-to-earth, logical language. Companion DVD, 'Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You', DTB788, is also available.

The Dragon Murder Case A Philo Vance Detective Story

Autore: S. S. Van Dine
Editore: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473379822
Grandezza: 31,27 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 4020
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This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1933 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Dragon Murder Case' is one of Van Dine's novels of crime and mystery. S. S. Van Dine was born Willard Huntington Wright in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1888. He attended St. Vincent College, Pomona College and Harvard University, but failed to graduate, leaving to cultivate contacts he had made in the literary world. At the age of twenty-one, Wright began his professional writing career as literary editor of the Los Angeles Times. In 1926, Wright published his first S. S. Van Dine novel, The Benson Murder Case. Wright went on to write eleven more mysteries. The first few books about his upper-class amateur sleuth, Philo Vance, were so popular that Wright became wealthy for the first time in his life. His later books declined in popularity as the reading public's tastes in mystery fiction changed, but during the late twenties and early thirties his work was very successful.

Berlusconi

Autore: Alan Friedman
Editore: Hachette Books
ISBN: 0316301965
Grandezza: 51,87 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 7432
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Before there was real estate tycoon cum President-Elect Donald J. Trump, there was Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media mogul turned prime minster who dominated Italian life for the past twenty years. In a candid, warts-and-all portrait of the leader who played hard in office and in private life. From the bunga-bunga parties to his most secret moments with world leaders, this biography is rich in anecdotes and revelations involving Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Tony Blair, Nicolas Sarkozy, Angela Merkel , and many others. Berlusconi's incredible rise to power started from nothing. A self-created man, he was a cruise ship crooner as a young man, became a real estate tycoon in the '70s, started the first commercial television network in history, and turned AC Milan into a world-class soccer club. And that was all before he survived the squalid swampland of Italian politics to become prime minister who has not only served the longest in Italian history, but also has generated the most controversy of arguably any world leader today.

I Am God

Autore: Giorgio Faletti
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849019312
Grandezza: 35,81 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 6773
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A serial killer holds New York in his grip. He does not choose his victims. Nor does he watch them die. But then there are too many of them for that. The explosion of a twenty-two storey building, followed by the casual discovery of a letter, lead the police to face up to a dreadful reality: some of New York's buildings were mined at the time of their construction. But which ones? And how many? A young female detective hiding her personal demons behind a tough appearance, and a former press photographer with a past he'd rather forget, and for which he still seeks forgiveness, are the only hope of stopping this psychopath. A man who does not even claim responsibility for his actions. A man who believes himself to be God. Praise for the Giorgio Faletti: 'In my neck of the woods, people like Faletti are called larger than life, living legends' - Jeffery Deaver. 'Publishing sensation' Financial Times. I Kill is one of those bestsellers that proceeds at a cracking pace and presses all the right buttons with clinical efficiency. Giorgio Faletti's thriller is set in Monte Carlo, home to so many obnoxious millionaires and their trophy girlfriends that what the city really needs is a serial killer. Enter just such a killer .. The writing has no great literary pretentions, but then it does not have to. The plot is the thing. Sunday Telegraph. 'The best selling first novel by Giorgio Faletti . . . has been defined as a masterpiece and Faletti himself as the best living Italian writer.' Corriere della Sera.

The Killer In My Eyes

Autore: Giorgio Faletti
Editore: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1743364342
Grandezza: 15,57 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8768
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Mayor Marsalis's son is found dead in his New York studio, his body stained red and arranged like the cartoon character Linus - with a blanket next to his ear and his thumb in his mouth. Desperate, Marsalis asks his ex-cop brother, Jordan, to investigate. As the killer strikes again and again, Jordan is thrown together with beautiful young detective Maureen Martini, newly moved from Rome to forget her boyfriend's brutal murder. They begin a race against time to unmask the killer - a murderer seemingly obsessed with comic strips. But in New York nothing is ever quite what it seems. 'In my neck of the woods, people like Faletti are called larger than life, living legends' Jeffery Deaver 'Italy's publishing sensation finally arrives in Britain.' Financial Times

The Infinite Sea

Autore: Rick Yancey
Editore:
ISBN: 9781410473356
Grandezza: 21,83 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9745
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"Cassie Sullivan and her companions lived through the Others' four waves of destruction. Now, with the human race nearly exterminated and the 5th Wave rolling across the landscape, they face a choice: brace for winter and hope for Evan Walker's return, or set out in search of other survivors before the enemy closes in"--

Science In The Kitchen And The Art Of Eating Well

Autore: Pellegrino Artusi
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802086570
Grandezza: 79,51 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3464
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Artusi's masterpiece is not merely a popular cookbook; it is a landmark work in Italian culture.

King Of The Pirates

Autore: Michael Anthony Steele
Editore: Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780439897198
Grandezza: 44,70 MB
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Vista: 1052
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Monkey D. Luffy is determined to be King of the Pirates and decides that his first crew member must be Rorona Zolo, the most famous pirate hunter in history who is imprisoned by the navy.

Seven Brief Lessons On Physics

Autore: Carlo Rovelli
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0399184430
Grandezza: 11,89 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 1707
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Look out for Carlo Rovelli's next book, Reality Is Not What It Seems. Instant New York Times Bestseller “One of the year’s most entrancing books about science.”—The Wall Street Journal “Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics.”—The New York Times Book Review This playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics briskly explains Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. Carlo Rovelli, a renowned theoretical physicist, is a delightfully poetic and philosophical scientific guide. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. The book celebrates the joy of discovery. “Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world,” Rovelli writes. “And it’s breathtaking.”