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Государь (Никколо Макиавелли)

Самым известным произведением Никколо Макиавелли стал трактат «Государь» первоначально издававшийся в России под названиями «Князь» и «Правитель». Макиавелли создал учение о [...]

The Great God Pan (Arthur Machen)

Arthur Machen (3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was the pen-name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones, a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. His novella The Great God Pan has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror, with Stephen King describing it [...]

Up From Slavery (Booker T. Washington)

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington (1856–1915). The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing [...]

The Way to Wealth (Бенджамин Франклин)

The Way to Wealth is an essay written by Benjamin Franklin in 1758. It is a collection of adages and advice presented in Poor Richard’s Almanac during its first 25 years of publication, organized into a speech given by «Father Abraham» to a group of people. Many of the phrases Father Abraham quotes continue to be familiar today. The [...]

The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter (Беатрис Поттер)

Whether you’re a parent or a child, a young reader or an older one, The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter is indeed just that – a treasure chest of delightful, charming little stories full of animals and people. Beatrix Potter today has spawned a whole industry of merchandise, games and theme parks, but the stories remain as fresh and [...]

Grimm’s Fairy Tales (20 tales) (Якоб и Вильгельм Гримм)

Grimms’ Fairy Tales, originally known as the Children’s and Household Tales, is a collection of fairy tales by the Grimm brothers or «Brothers Grimm» Jakob and Wilhelm, first published on 20 December 1812. The first edition contained 86 stories, and by the seventh edition in 1857, had 210 unique fairy tales. Encouraged by Arnim, they [...]

The Luck of Roaring Camp (Bret Harte)

«The Luck of Roaring Camp» is a short story by American author Bret Harte. It was first published in the August 1868 issue of the Overland Monthly and helped push Harte to international prominence. The story is about the birth of a baby boy in a 19th-century gold prospecting camp. The boy’s mother, Cherokee Sal, dies in childbirth, [...]

The Judge's House (Брэм Стокер)

«The Judge’s House» is a classic ghost story by the Irish author Bram Stoker. The story was first published in the December 5, 1891, special Christmas issue of the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News weekly magazine. It was later republished in Dracula’s Guest and Other Weird Stories (1914). The short story has since [...]

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Бенджамин Франклин)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin’s death, this work has become one of the most famous and [...]

Искусство побеждать. В переводе и с комментариями Бронислава Виногродского ( Сунь-цзы)

«Искусство побеждать» Сунь-Цзы, китайского мыслителя и военачальника VI века до н.э. является в мировой культуре наиболее актуальным и проработанным руководством по стратегии ведения боевых [...]
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