Download e-book for iPad: Un indovino mi disse (Il Cammeo) (Italian Edition) by Tiziano Terzani

By Tiziano Terzani

Nella primavera del 1976, a Hong Kong, un vecchio indovino cinese avverte l’autore di questo libro: «Attento! Nel 1993 corri un gran rischio di morire. In quell’anno non volare. Non volare mai». Dopo tanti anni Terzani non dimentica los angeles profezia (che a suo modo si avvera: in Cambogia, nel marzo del ’93, un elicottero dell’ONU si schianta con ventitré giornalisti a bordo, e fra loro v’è il collega tedesco che ha preso il suo posto...). l. a. trasforma, però, in un’occasione in step with guardare al mondo con occhi nuovi: come to a decision infatti di non prendere davvero alcun aereo, senza consistent with questo rinunciare al suo mestiere di corrispondente. Il 1993 diviene così un anno molto particolare di una vita già tanto straordinaria. Spostandosi in giro in step with l’Asia in treno, in nave, in macchina, a volte anche a piedi, il giornalista può osservare paesi e persone da una prospettiva spesso ignorata dal grande pubblico: ci aiuta a riscoprire il gusto del Viaggio, ci guida alla scoperta di un continente in bilico tra passato e futuro (e che ricorre alla magia come antidoto alla modernità), ci insegna a conoscere palmo a palmo l’intero Sud-Est asiatico. Il documentatissimo reportage si trasforma guy mano in una piacevole esplorazione, in un’appassionante avventura, in un racconto ora ironico ora drammatico, in qualcosa di eccezionale, come il resoconto di un interminabile viaggio in treno dalla Cambogia a Berlino o quello di una solitaria traversata su una nave portacontainer da l. a. Spezia a Singapore. Vagabondaggi insoliti e di in line with sé entusiasmanti, cui si intrecciano – ancora più insoliti e inquietanti – gli incontri fortuiti o provocati durante il percorso: maghi, santoni, veggenti, invasati, stregoni, sciamani, ciarlatani, tutti i profeti dell’occulto sondati in keeping with comprendere sia il loro mistero sia il proprio futuro. O according to tener fede a quanto un giorno un indovino disse...

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Download e-book for iPad: How the Sun Lost Its Shine: A Newsroom Memoir by Elaine Tassy

By Elaine Tassy

How the solar misplaced Its Shine: A Newsroom Memoir is award-winning journalist Elaine Tassy's no-holds-barred account of her 4 years operating as a reporter on the Baltimore solar. As one in all few black lady employees writers, she spotted and spoke out concerning the huge adjustments she observed in how editors, often white and male, applied newshounds, and the way they coated neighborhood news-decisions usually likely in line with race, category and gender. With humor, brutal honesty, facts from the Sun's web site, and references to scholarly works, Tassy describes dozens of office studies and the resultant results, either actual and emotional, to being a 'Job Socialization Failure.' She supplies proof that are supposed to either convenience and aid those that face unanticipated workplace politics, whereas delivering an eye-opening fact payment to pros getting into the place of work below the impact that their gender, race, age and willingness to problem authority won't impression their operating life.

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Download PDF by Craig Munro: Under Cover: adventures in the art of editing

By Craig Munro

Craig Munro begun his blue-pencil adventures on the college of Queensland Press in 1971. Over the subsequent thirty years, he turned pal, counsellor, and infrequently foil to a few of the country’s best authors.

From a champagne-fuelled telegram to Patrick White to a run-in with Xavier Herbert, Craig’s editorial existence used to be punctuated through encounters with awesome writers. Championing the early works of Peter Carey, correct as much as the Booker–winning True historical past of the Kelly Gang, Craig additionally edited David Malouf’s first novel, Johnno. He was once teased via Murray Bail’s tantalising brain video games, came across a keenness for Olga Masters’ fiction, and helped create UQP’s acclaimed Indigenous list.

mixing publication heritage with memoir, Under Cover explores the invisible artwork of modifying from an insider’s standpoint. advised with heat and humour, it's a clever, interesting travel of 3 audacious, intoxicating, and finally inspiring a long time of publishing mayhem.

PRAISE FOR CRAIG MUNRO

‘[A] comfortable, enticing memoir approximately being the fellow with the blue pencil, which may still open the eyes of individuals drawn to the publishing company and entertain someone who choices it up … a captivating breeze of a booklet … [Munro] has a born raconteur's ear for anecdote.’ The Sunday Age

‘[The early 70s to the past due 90s] used to be a desirable time in Australia's cultural background, and Munro's account is a hot and engrossing one. when you've got the slightest curiosity in writing and publishing you will love this e-book — simply as I did.’ Readings

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Get Luz de noviembre, por la tarde: Narrativa autobiográfica PDF

By Eduardo Laporte

¿Cómo aceptar los angeles enfermedad y, sobre todo, los angeles muerte de un ser querido?

Al igual que Diario del hombre pálido del también pamplonés Juan Gracia Armendáriz, libro con gran acogida en sus tres ediciones por el colectivo médico y sanitario y, lo más importante, los pacientes, Luz de noviembre, por l. a. tarde resuelve con brillantez esos momentos tristes e intensos que a algunos nos toca vivir. Sin ninguna amargura, sólo con l. a. melancolía que el lector es capaz de sonsacar, l. a. prosa de Laporte nos conduce con gran valor por el último año de vida de su padre, con el añadido del reciente fallecimiento de su madre, sin manipulaciones sentimentales, limitándose a describir hechos y con las pausas de sus propias reflexiones, los angeles mayoría de las veces desplazables a otros casos similares.

Una obra autobiográfica que merece los angeles pena por su calidad literaria y porque más de uno encontrará en este libro l. a. historia indirecta que le ayude a superar l. a. propia

SOBRE EL AUTOR

(Pamplona en 1979) De padre francés y madre navarra, Eduardo Laporte es periodista especializado en cultura y colabora en algunos de los suplementos culturales más leídos. Ha entrevistado a escritores como Carol Joyce Oates, Herta Müller o Julio Llamazares. stay en Madrid desde 2005, donde escribió Luz de noviembre, por l. a. tarde. Ha publicado además Postales del náufrago digital (Prames, 2008), una recopilación de las entradas de su weblog, en el que se cuela con ingenio por los pliegues de lo cotidiano.

EXTRACTO

Mediodía de octubre. Sol fresco en Madrid. Como el protagonista de La noche del oráculo de Paul Auster busco mi propio «Palacio de Papel» para hacerme con uno de esos cuadernos que dan sadly a los angeles escritura. En una calle que desemboca en Tirso de Molina he encontrado el mejor soporte para estas letras, para este comienzo de curso: un cuaderno Clairefontaine con tapas colour cartón, con arrugas como l. a. piel de un sofá de cuero. Por dentro, blanco nuclear.

Ahora solo hace falta mancharlo de imágenes, más o menos bellas, reales, sinceras, quién sabe con qué grado de desnudez. Veo en los monitores del metro a un actor, Daniel Craig, al que le asignan el papel de su vida: serás el próximo James Bond (a pesar de lo rubio de tu pelo). Ya está decidido, Bond tiene cara, nuevo cuerpo, todo está preparado, el traje impecable, el vodka con Martini agitado pero no revuelto. Lo más difícil está hecho. Es el momento de asumir el personaje, sus andares, las formas, introducir nuevos gestos, darle carácter, interpretarlo. Ya tengo papel, ahora hay que llevarlo a escena.

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Read e-book online Anne Sinclair, une femme libre (Politique, idée, société) PDF

By Jocelyne Sauvard

« Ni sainte ni victime, je suis une femme libre ! » Ainsi parle Anne Sinclair. Mais qui est-elle vraiment ? Héritière du collectionneur Paul Rosenberg, icône du journalisme politique avec « 7 sur 7 », ex-« épouse admirable » de DSK, directrice éditoriale du Huffington put up français, elle multiplie les rôles. De son enfance, partagée entre long island et Paris, à son parcours en montagnes russes dans l'audiovisuel, Jocelyne Sauvard retrace l'itinéraire d'une femme hors normes. Entre l. a. France et l'Amérique, los angeles famille et les plateaux de télévision, mais aussi dans l. a. solitude après l'affront, Anne Sinclair se donne à voir tout entière : une femme qui ne cesse de récrire sa vie. Avec une ardour intacte.

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Get Life from Our Land: The Search for a Simpler Life in a PDF

By Marcus Crown Grodi

Voices from each course beckon us, even push us, towards higher and swifter expertise, with the promise of extra wealth, extra excitement, and, for that reason, extra happiness.

But have we turn into so bewitched through the siren track of fabric growth that we now have misplaced the power not only to accomplish, yet to parent what real happiness is? What standards will we use to plot for the longer term, for retirement? on the finish of our earthly lives, how do we degree our fruitfulness?

In this booklet Marcus Grodi discusses what he and his kin came across, as a rule suddenly, after relocating from town to 25 acres of Ohio farmland. This movement concerned an intensive shift in priorities for them all, yet more often than not it helped them to find a few severe truths approximately our courting to nature and to nature's writer that practice despite the place somebody lives. He bargains marvelous reflections on his going-back-to-the-land adventure as a metaphor for drawing in the direction of God.

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Mitchell Stephens's The Voice of America: Lowell Thomas and the Invention of PDF

By Mitchell Stephens

The first and definitive biography of an audacious adventurer—the most renowned journalist of his time—who greater than somebody invented modern journalism.

Tom Brokaw says: "Lowell Thomas so merits this full of life account of his mythical existence. He was once a guy for all seasons."

“Mitchell Stephens’s The Voice of America is a prime and much-needed biography of the nice Lowell Thomas. no one can competently comprehend broadcast journalism with no interpreting Stephens’s riveting account of this larger-than-life globetrotting radio legend.” —Douglas Brinkley, Professor of heritage at Rice collage and writer of Cronkite

Few americans at the present time realize his identify, yet Lowell Thomas used to be besides identified in his time as any American journalist ever has been. Raised in a Colorado gold-rush city, Thomas coated crimes and scandals for neighborhood then Chicago newspapers. He all started lecturing on Alaska, after spending 8 days in Alaska. Then he assigned himself to file on global struggle I and back with an unique: the tale of “Lawrence of Arabia.”

In 1930, Lowell Thomas begun offering America’s preliminary radio newscast. His used to be the relied on voice that saved american citizens abreast of worldwide occasions in turbulent a long time – his face prevalent, too, because the narrator of the preferred newsreels. His contemporaries have been additionally dazzled by way of his lifestyles. In a prime-time targeted after Thomas died in 1981, Walter Cronkite stated that Thomas had “crammed a few centuries worthy of dwelling” into his eighty-nine years. Thomas thrilled in getting into “forbidden” countries—Tibet, for instance, the place he met the teenaged Dalai Lama. The Explorers membership has named its development, its awards, and its annual dinner after him.

reporters within the final many years of the 20 th century—including Cronkite and Tom Brokaw—acknowledged a profound debt to Thomas. even though they might not comprehend it, reporters this day too are following a direction he blazed. In The Voice of America, Mitchell Stephens bargains a highly enjoyable, occasionally severe portrait of this higher than lifestyles figure.

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Download e-book for kindle: Nos chemins sont semés de rencontres (French Edition) by Olivier Delacroix

By Olivier Delacroix

Carrure de rugbyman et dreadlocks de rasta parmi les religieuses : l'image a marqué les téléspectateurs de France 2. Mais cela faisait déjà plusieurs années qu'Olivier Delacroix travaillait sur le terrain, à los angeles rencontre des autres.

Pourquoi ce besoin d'aller vers ceux dont le profil ne ressemble pas au nôtre, ceux que l'existence a blessés, qui ont fait des choix courageux ou refusent de vivre selon des critères imposés ? Parce que, si loin de nous semblent-ils – tatoués, croyants, homosexuels, mom and dad d'enfants différents, jeunes délinquants –, ces " autres " ont un regard sur los angeles vie qui nous aide à admettre nos propres différences, nos faiblesses parfois, et à surmonter les épreuves pour mieux tracer notre chemin.

Avec los angeles générosité et l'empathie qui le caractérisent, Olivier Delacroix nous fait partager le fruit de ses rencontres.

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Read e-book online Dad You Suck PDF

By Tim Dowling

Written with self-excoriating candour and the driest humour, comes a publication approximately being a dad from one in all our greatest enjoyed journalists.

“For me the toughest job of fatherhood was once constantly the oppressive legal responsibility to steer through instance. My sons were current on numerous events while i've got, as we are saying in my place of origin, thoroughly misplaced my shit. in the course of those demanding moments i've got usually needed to show to them as a pass judgement on may well to a jury and say, “Please strike the following few mins from the record”, yet a lot of these situations are chronicled in those pages. It’s no longer simply because I’m any much less ashamed now; it’s simply because if I left them available in the market wouldn’t be sufficient for a book.

Perhaps this can be my life’s actual goal: probably I’m right here to educate my sons that vanity comes and is going – it may get rolled correct out of you at brief detect – yet that you simply nonetheless can get by way of in lifestyles with none, so long as you don’t are looking to be a contestant at the Apprentice. That, not less than, is my event. And for what it’s worthy, my example.”

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Cómo ser mujer (Panorama de narrativas) (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Caitlin Moran,Marta Salís Canosa

No hubo nunca mejor época que ésta para ser mujer: tenemos el voto y los angeles píldora, y desde 1727 ya no nos envían a l. a. hoguera por brujas. Pero, ¿cómo ser mujer? Esa es precisamente l. a. gran, eterna pregunta a l. a. que Caitlin Moran se propone responder en una obra que aborda a calzón quitado ?a veces literalmente?, con inteligencia, desvergüenza e ironía y también una salvaje franqueza, los principales aspectos de l. a. condición femenina. Mezcla de libro de memorias y de divertida vociferación, apoyándose siempre en sus experiencias como mujer, feminista e hija de una familia numerosa y proletaria, Caitlin Moran se describe con una sinceridad y una audacia militantes, y habla con absoluta sinceridad de su relación con su cuerpo. Y con l. a. comida, con los hombres, con el trabajo, l. a. sexualidad, los angeles maternidad, el aborto. Pero también escribe sobre los angeles importancia de woman Gaga, y los errores y horrores de l. a. depilación más íntima, o el botox. Y sobre mucho más. Así, alternando provocativas observaciones sobre los angeles vida de las mujeres con historias ferozmente divertidas sobre sí misma, desnuda, deconstruye y arroja al fuego los angeles imagen políticamente correcta de los angeles mujer del siglo XXI. Y nos descubre página tras página esos secretos que se cuentan en voz baja las amigas verdaderas, y no esas equívocas colegas que jamás se quitan l. a. máscara de los angeles feminidad perfecta. «El feminismo, sostiene Caitlin Moran, es demasiado importante para que se lo dejemos a los académicos. Y su libro, tan brillante y tan necesario, tan implacablemente cómico y tan serio, es precisamente lo que el feminismo estaba esperando» (Frances Wilson, instances Literary Supplement). «Digámoslo de entrada: este libro es un bombazo. Hay frases que os harán reír a carcajadas, situaciones reales como l. a. vida misma, y en las que os reconoceréis, asombradas. Y es muy, muy divertido... El gran mérito de Cómo ser mujer es que contribuye a los angeles confianza en sí misma de las mujeres. Y nos recuerda que el sexismo, y todo lo que va unido a él, no sólo es represivo, sino aburrido y estúpido» (Miranda Sawyer, The Observer).

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