Il Mio Mestiere Vivere La Vita

Autore: Mogol
Editore:
ISBN: 9788817087384
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The Little Virtues

Autore: Natalia Ginzburg
Editore: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628728027
Grandezza: 55,67 MB
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“As far as the education of children is concerned,” states Natalia Ginzburg in this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, “I think they should be taught not the little virtues but the great ones. Not thrift but generosity and an indifference to money; not caution but courage and a contempt for danger; not shrewdness but frankness and a love of truth; not tact but a love of one’s neighbor and self-denial; not a desire for success but a desire to be and to know.” Whether she writes of the loss of a friend, Cesare Pavese; or what is inexpugnable of World War II; or the Abruzzi, where she and her first husband lived in forced residence under Fascist rule; or the importance of silence in our society; or her vocation as a writer; or even a pair of worn-out shoes, Ginzburg brings to her reflections the wisdom of a survivor and the spare, wry, and poetically resonant style her readers have come to recognize. “A glowing light of modern Italian literature . . . Ginzburg’s magic is the utter simplicity of her prose, suddenly illuminated by one word that makes a lightning streak of a plain phrase. . . . As direct and clean as if it were carved in stone, it yet speaks thoughts of the heart.” —The New York Times Book Review

Hard Labor

Autore: Cesare Pavese
Editore:
ISBN:
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Big Magic

Autore: Elizabeth Gilbert
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0698408314
Grandezza: 21,92 MB
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The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller Named a Hot Fall Read by USA Today, Vanity Fair, Newsday, O Magazine, the Seattle Times, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Mashable, Pop Sugar, and the San Antonio Express-News Named a Best Book of the Year by Brainpickings and Book Riot "A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious.” —PopSugar From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of. Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy. From the Hardcover edition.

La Vita Militare

Autore: Edmondo De Amicis
Editore: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530803293
Grandezza: 72,43 MB
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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Una Donna Per Amico Dell Amicizia In Generale E Dell Amicizia Delle Donne

Autore: Anna Longo
Editore: Orthotes Editrice
ISBN: 8893140373
Grandezza: 25,87 MB
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Non è escluso che il valore da sempre accordato all’amicizia possa anche oggi avere effetti benefici sul nostro senso civico, se solo riuscissimo a sostituirla alle molte diffidenze da cui invece siamo animati. L’invito è quello di riscoprire l’amicizia attraverso i suoi “ingredienti”, cioè il bisogno di raccontarsi, la condivisione degli ideali, la gratuità e il rispetto, la libera scelta, il legame forte che la caratterizza (anche in una società liquida), l’eguaglianza e l’amore stesso. Con questa riscoperta dovrebbe essere anche superato il pregiudizio che ha dominato la scena della tradizione, e al quale non ha resistito nemmeno l’aperto e lungimirante Montaigne, circa l’incapacità da parte della donna di nutrire vere e proprie amicizie. Qui non si tratta affatto solo di “letture”, ma anche di “ascolti” sagaci, utili a capire, per esempio, perché Lucio Battisti si “malediceva” dopo aver scelto “una donna per amico”.

Il Nostro Caro Angelo

Autore: Gian Luigi Caron
Editore: Lampi di stampa
ISBN: 8848815758
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Mi resta il ricordo di Lucio, affacciatosi per la prima volta al Festival di Sanremo,in un lontano 1969, fioco ed oggi sideralmente irraggiungibile.I suoi capelli erano bruni e riccioluti, come accarezzati da un soffi o di vento, lo sguardo tanto timido quanto profondo, la voce soave, quasi ad un passo dalla trasparenza vocale, le sue parole profonde come il mare e limpide come un cielo azzurro. Esse ci hanno accompagnato per lo spazio di un mattino tinto di aurora di irripetibile adolescenza. Dopo avere mostrato il miracolo, l’Angelo si è ritirato in una brumosa campagna del Nord, alla fine ha ripreso a volare in alto, tanto più in alto, sempre più in alto.

David Copperfield Level 5 Oxford Bookworms Library

Autore: Charles Dickens
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0194786331
Grandezza: 71,51 MB
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A level 5 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Clare West. 'Please, Mr Murdstone! Don't beat me! I've tried to learn my lessons, really I have, sir!' sobs David. Although he is only eight years old, Mr Murdstone does beat him, and David is so frightened that he bites his cruel stepfather's hand. For that, he is kept locked in his room for five days and nights, and nobody is allowed to speak to him. As David grows up, he learns that life is full of trouble and misery and cruelty. But he also finds laughter and kindness, trust and friendship . . . and love.

Narcissus And Goldmund

Autore: Hermann Hesse
Editore: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466835125
Grandezza: 68,18 MB
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Narcissus and Goldmund is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister school, has devoted himself solely to scholarly and spiritual pursuits. One of his students is the sensual, restless Goldmund, who is immediately drawn to his teacher's fierce intellect and sense of discipline. When Narcissus persuades the young student that he is not meant for a life of self-denial, Goldmund sets off in pursuit of aesthetic and physical pleasures, a path that leads him to a final, unexpected reunion with Narcissus.