Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 1)
Best film adaptations of fiction: continued A good adaptation of the book - not so rare guest at the table of kinoguitan. This is a definite plus. But a bad…

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JOSEPH BRODSKY: SKETCHES FOR THE RULES OF LIFE
Fragments of a speech by Joseph Brodsky to students at the University of Michigan on December 18, 1988, entitled "Speech at the Stadium". Joseph Brodsky: sketches for the rules of…

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evaluating

Money, money, money

Money is a means or purpose of life?

“Money, not Morality, is the main principle of social relations of a civilized nation.”Thomas Jefferson

“Money brings down all the gods of man from a height and turns them into commodities. They, therefore, deprived the human world of its own value.» Karl Marx.
Once it was considered indecent to talk about money, the topic was unworthy of public attention not only because it was perceived as “low”, but also because not everyone had it, not for everyone it was achievable. Continue reading

How and where can I sell old books?
What books are hard to sell Sooner or later, many people have a question: where to put the old books? We will not consider the option of throwing it out.…

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John Fowles "The Collector»
"The collector" is not one of those books that you can open after a hard day's work and, deep in reading, forget about all the worries at least for a…

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Three tips for the forgetful
Getting rid of Internet addiction What should I do if sometimes my memory fails? Agree, forgetfulness of memory complicates our lives. It is unpleasant to communicate with a person whose…

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Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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