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Primal Endurance - Mark Sisson

Primal Endurance shakes up the status quo and challenges the overly stressful, ineffective conventional approach to endurance training. While marathons and triathlons are wildly popular and bring much gratification and camaraderie to the participants, the majority of athletes are too slow, continually tired, and carry too much body fat respective to the time they devote to training. The prevailing chronic cardio approach promotes carbohydrate dependency, overly stressful lifestyle patterns, and...

The Horse Dancer (anglicky) - Jojo Moyesová

A gorgeous novel of love, friendship, and a horse named Boo, from bestselling and RNA prize-winning author Jojo Moyes. The 2009 novel The Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Befor

The Horse Dancer (anglicky) - Jojo Moyesová

A gorgeous novel of love, friendship, and a horse named Boo, from bestselling and RNA prize-winning author Jojo Moyes. The 2009 novel The Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Befor

The Horse Dancer (anglicky) - Moyesová, Jojo

A gorgeous novel of love, friendship, and a horse named Boo, from bestselling and RNA prize-winning author Jojo Moyes.; The 2009 novel The Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You and two-time winner of the RNA Novel of the

Abigail - Rayner, C.

Abigail loves to count. It is her very favourite thing. But when she tries counting Zebra's stripes and Cheetah's spots, they just won't sit still. It's hopeless! What will Abigail do? A beautiful book by award-winning author-illustrator Catherine Rayner, full of gorgeous illustrations of Abigail the giraffe and her friends Cheetah and Zebra. Abigail is a perfect bedtime read with a stunning fold-out night sky ending. Shortlisted for the 2014 Kate Greenaway Medal! Catherine Rayner is the winner...

Bring Up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012With this historic win for 'Bring Up the Bodies', Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be awarded two Man Booker Prizes (her first was for 'Wolf Hall' in 2009).By 1535 Thomas Cromwell is Chief Minister to Henry VIII, his fortunes having risen with those of Anne Boleyn, the king's new wife. But Anne has failed to give the king an heir, and Cromwell watches as Henry falls for plain Jane Seymour. Cromwell must find a solution that...

The Horse Dancer - Jojo Moyes

The 2009 novel The Horse Dancer by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You and two-time winner of the RNA Novel of the Year award. In a hidden corner of London, Henri Lachapelle is teaching his granddaughter and her horse to defy gravity, just as he had done in France, fifty years previously. But when disaster strikes, fourteen-year-old Sarah is left to fend for herself. Forced to share a house with her charismatic ex-husband, her professional judgement called into question, lawyer ...

The Launch Pad - Randall E. Stross

In The Launch Pad, Randall Stross, author of eBoys and Planet Google, takes a behind-the-scenes look at how tomorrow\'s hottest startups are being primed for greatness. Twice a year, in the heart of Silicon Valley, a small investment firm called Y Combinator selects an elite group of young entrepreneurs. Months of intense work culminates in Demo Day, when investors and venture capitalists flock to hear their pitches. Any one of them might turn out to be the next Dropbox (class of 2007), or Airb...

RABBIT, RUN - UPDIKE, J.

The first book in his award-winning 'Rabbit' series, John Updike's Rabbit, Run contains an afterword by the author in Penguin Modern Classics. It's 1959 and Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom, one time high school sports superstar, is going nowhere. At twenty-six he is trapped in a second-rate existence - stuck with a fragile, alcoholic wife, a house full of overflowing ashtrays and discarded glasses, a young son and a futile job. With no way to fix things, he resolves to flee from his family and his home...

Lena Corwins Made by Hand - Lena Corwin

In total, there are 26 lessons/projects, all presented with step-by-step photos and illustrations. In 2009, tastemaker and bestselling author Lena Corwin turned the top floor of her Brooklyn brownstone into a studio and began hosting classes for local crafters. In Lena Corwin\'s Made by Hand, she re-creates and builds upon her popular workshop series in order to reach crafters in Brooklyn and beyond. For this "best of" collection, she has chosen expert teachers and her favorite projects...

Fort Freak - George R.R. Martin

In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected. Nine percent survived, mutated into tragically deformed creatures. And one percent gained superpowers. The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited by New York Times #1 bestseller George R.R. Martin (called “the American Tolkien” by Time), is the tale of the history of the world since then — and of the heroes among the one...

The Glass Cage - Nicholas Carr

In The Glass Cage, Pulitzer Prize nominee and bestselling author Nicholas Carr shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on our ability to learn and solve problems. In May 2009 an Airbus A330 passenger jet equipped with the latest ‘glass cockpit’ controls plummeted 30,000 feet into the Atlantic. The reason for the crash: the autopilot had routinely switched itself off. In fact, automation is everywhere ...

Finders Keepers - Stephen King

A riveting crime thriller about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes too far, featuring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr Mercedes. Finders Keepers is spectacular suspense, and it is King writing about how literature shapes a life - for good, for bad, for ever. Not since Misery has King written with such visceral power about a reader with such a dangerous obsession 1978: Morris Bellamy is a reader so obsessed by America\'s iconic a...

The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's Most E...

In The Launch Pad, Randall Stross, author of eBoys and Planet Google, takes a behind-the-scenes look at how tomorrow's hottest startups are being primed for greatness. Twice a year, in the heart of Silicon Valley, a small investment firm called Y Combinator selects an elite group of young entrepreneurs. Months of intense work culminates in Demo Day, when investors and venture capitalists flock to hear their pitches. Any one of them might turn out to be the next Dropbox (class of 2007), or Airbn...

Americký ostreľovač - Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice

Autobiografia najznámejšieho ostreľovača vo vojenskej histórii spojených štátovV rokoch 1999 až 2009 zaznamenal tento príslušník jednotky U. S. Navy SEAL rekordný počet úspešných zásahov v celej vojenskej histórii Spojených štátov. Iračania ho prezývali Al Šajtan (Diabol) a na jeho hlavu vypísali odmenu. V armáde sa preslávil ako The Legend – Legenda, pretože chránil ostatných vojakov zo striech a tajných skrýš s desivou presnosťou. Kylovo strhujúce rozprávanie o jeho neuveriteľ...

Finders Keepers - King, S.

riveting crime thriller about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes too far, featuring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in MR MERCEDES. 1978: Morris Bellamy is a reader so obsessed by America's iconic author John Rothstein that he is prepared to kill for a trove of notebooks containing at least one more unpublished novel. 2009: Pete Saubers, a boy whose father was brutally injured by a stolen Mercedes, discovers a buried trunk containing cash and Roth...

The Long War - The Long Earth 2

Kniha je psána v anglickém jazyce! From the combined talents of the UK s bestselling novelist and a giant of British science fiction comes the sequel to the phenomenal No.1 bestseller The Long Earth... A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade and culture. Mankind is shaping the Long Earth - but in turn the Long Earth is sha...

The Little Book That Still Beats the Market - Joel Greenblatt

In 2005, Joel Greenblatt published a book that is already considered one of the classics of finance literature. In The Little Book that Beats the Market—a New York Times bestseller with 300,000 copies in print—Greenblatt explained how investors can outperform the popular market averages by simply and systematically applying a formula that seeks out good businesses when they are available at bargain prices. Now, with a new Introduction and Afterword for 2010, The Little Book that Still Beats the...

Audrey Hepburn Photographis 1953 - 1966 - Bob Willoughby

In his distinguished career as a Hollywood photographer, Bob Willoughbytook iconic photos of Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Jane Fonda, but remains unequivocal about his favorite subject: Audrey Kathleen Ruston, later Edda van Heemstra Hepburn-Ruston, best known as Audrey Hepburn. Willoughby was called in to shoot the new starlet one morning shortly after she arrived in Hollywood in 1953. It was a humdrum commission for the portraitist often credited with having perfected the photojournal...

The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro

After all what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?' In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past... A contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's beautiful and haunting evocation of life between the wars in a Great English House, of lost causes and lost love. ...

No Easy Day - Mark Owen

The Only First-hand Account of the Navy Seal Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden. For the first time anywhere, a first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from inside the US Navy SEAL team who carried out the extraordinary mission to kill the terrorist mastermind. From the streets of Iraq to the successful rescue of Captain Richard Phillips from pirates in the Indian Ocean; from the mountaintops of Afghanistan to the third floor of Osama bin Laden\'s compo...