In Color

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Автор: Davidson Bruce

This volume presents Bruce Davidson’s personal selections from his lesser-known color archive. Ranging from a period of fifty-six years and counting, these images are representative of the photographers color career. Assignments from various magazines (Vogue, National Geographic, Life magazine) and commercial projects led him to photograph fashion (early 1960s), the …

Dogs

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Автор: Johnson Catherine

This volume presents amateur, anonymous snapshots of dogs from the turn of the century to the early 1950s in all kinds of ordinary and extraordinary settings. In it, we see dogs under the Christmas table, on front porches, at play by the beach, and posed beside babies, birthday girls, and …

Penguin Classics Henry VIII

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William Shakespeare’s Henry VIII is a compelling history play, recreating a crucial moment in the Tudor dynasty, and the events that marked the beginning of the English Reformation. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited by A.R. Humphreys, with an introduction by C.M.S. Alexander. ‘O, how wretched Is that poor man …

Voltaire

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Автор: Cronk Nicholas

Voltaire (1694-1778), best remembered as the author of Candide, is one of the central actors — arguably the defining personality — of the European Enlightenment. In this Very Short Introduction, Nicholas Cronk explores Voltaire’s remarkable career and demonstrates how his thinking is pivotal to our notion and understanding of the …

Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

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Автор: Greenberg Paul

«A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why.» Sam Sifton, «The New York Times Book Review.» Writer and life-long fisherman Paul Greenberg takes us on a journey, examining the four fish that dominate our menus: salmon, sea bass, …

Oxford Bookworms Library: Stage 4: Silas Marner. 1400 Headwords (+ Audio CD)

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In a hole under the floorboards Silas Marner the linen-weaver keeps his gold. Every day he works hard at his weaving, and every night he takes the gold out and holds the bright coins lovingly, feeling them and counting them again and again. The villagers are afraid of him and …

Le Dernier Jour d’un condamné

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Автор: Victor Hugo

«Mon corps est aux fers dans un cachot, mon esprit est en prison dans une idée. Une horrible, une sanglante, une implacable idée! Je n’ai qu’une pensée, qu’une conviction, qu’une certitude: condamné à mort!» Victor Hugo nous donne juger, sans autre dossier qu’un journal intime, la cause d’une main criminelle …