Der Unbesiegbare: Utopischer Roman by Stanislaw Lem, Helmut Hafner,

By Stanislaw Lem, Helmut Hafner,

Ein klassischer Science-Fiction-Roman des großen polnischen Autors: Der Unbesiegbare, ein Raumkreuzer der schweren Klasse, sucht nach einem verschollenen Schwesterschiff. Als es gefunden wird, stehen die Wissenschaftler vor einem Rätsel. Es gibt keine feindliche Macht und keine Überlebenden: eine Rettungsexpedition, die allen speedy zum Verhängnis wird.

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Mars: the war lord by Alan Leo

By Alan Leo

1915. A process public lectures offered earlier than the Astrological Society within the months of January, February and March of 1915. A synopsis of the 3 lectures follows: Lecture I discusses The emerging superstar of the cloth international, technology, early life, the Age of strength and Assertiveness, nationwide cognizance, The fight for Individuality, the 1st Lesson of Mars; Lecture II is at the Culminating megastar of the cloth global, Philosophy, adulthood, The Age of festival, Self-assertiveness, wrestle and self-righteousness, nationwide self-consciousness, Ambition, better and decrease, The fight among may possibly and correct, The severe level, the second one Lesson of Mars; and Lecture III offers The environment of the celebrity of Materiality, The altering global, ethical Victory or the Decline and Fall, nationwide Super-Consciousness, the precise kingdom, team spirit at domestic and overseas, The Transmutation of Mars.

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Befehl von oben by Tom Clancy, Frank Arnold, Deutschland Random House Audio

By Tom Clancy, Frank Arnold, Deutschland Random House Audio

Bei einem Flugzeugangriff auf das Kapitol kommt der amerikanische Präsident ums Leben. Spezialagent Jack Ryan, vor Kurzem zum Vizepräsidenten ernannt, muss von einem Tag auf den anderen die Amtsgeschäfte übernehmen. Derweil nutzen Amerikas Feinde ihre likelihood: China und Taiwan stehen kurz vor einem Krieg, und der Iran plant, amerikanische Großstädte mit einem tödlichen Virus zu verseuchen...

"Befehl von oben" ("Executive Orders", 1996) ist inhaltlich der neunte Roman aus der Reihe um Jack Ryan und/oder John Clark und schließt an "Ehrenschuld" an.

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Views from the Dark Side of American History by Michael Fellman, Bill Fisher, University Press Audiobooks

By Michael Fellman, Bill Fisher, University Press Audiobooks

All through his lengthy and influential occupation, Michael Fellman has explored the tragic facet of yank heritage. top identified for his path-breaking paintings at the American Civil battle and for an interdisciplinary method that makes use of social psychology, cultural anthropology, and comparative background, Fellman has delved into problems with domination, exploitation, political violence, racism, terrorism, and the studies of struggle. Incorporating essays written during the last thirty years--two of them formerly unpublished, and the others now not largely available--Views from the darkish part of yank background unearths a few of the significant own and scholarly issues of his occupation and illuminates his method of historical past, learn, utilized concept, and research. every one essay incorporates a thought-provoking preface and afterword that situate it in its time and discover its highbrow and political contexts. Fellman additionally grapples with the private parts of constructing as a historian--the individuals with whom he argued or agreed with, the settings during which he gave or released the papers, and the subjective in addition to ancient matters that he addressed. the gathering encourages historical past scholars, historians, and basic readers of heritage to imagine during the layers in their old engagement and to attach their own reports and social commitments to their explorations.

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Inside the Digital Revolution by Bridgette Wessels

By Bridgette Wessels

Bridgette Wessels deals a special perception into the ways that center public associations and robust companies boost electronic communications and providers in the dynamics of lifestyle within the public realm. The booklet attracts at the author's ethnographic examine with the London Metropolitan Police provider in the course of their engagement in an cutting edge undertaking to enhance communique with the general public utilizing electronic expertise, in collaboration with public prone and know-how providers from throughout Europe. As one of many greatest, such a lot complicated and hugely revered police companies on the earth, operating in a socially, culturally and demographically complicated urban, the Metropolitan Police carrier bargains a hugely revealing case examine of the situatedness of know-how and the human tactics which it's designed to serve. Wessels makes use of her ethnographic learn to advance a brand new theoretical and conceptual framework for figuring out the connection among social motion and technological switch, addressing the best way expertise is socially formed and culturally expert. The e-book additionally bargains a dialogue of the position of ethnography in overdue sleek western society as a device for learning advanced multi-perspective, multi-sited networks of the innovation of electronic applied sciences as varieties of conversation.

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Everything You Need to Know About Atlas Shrugged by Charles River Editors, Scott Clem, Charles River Editors

By Charles River Editors, Scott Clem, Charles River Editors

Learn every little thing you must learn about Atlas Shrugged, fast!

This audiobook contains a dialogue of the plot, characters, major subject matters, and political philosophy of Ayn Rand.

In 2009, with the worldwide economic system hemorrhaging jobs and Western governments utilizing 1000's of billions of greenbacks in taxpayer funds to "bail out" bothered monetary businesses and big businesses, pissed off humans and political analysts grew to become to a booklet written over 50 years previous as a advisor out of the abyss.

Though Atlas Shrugged have been a well-liked identify while Ayn Rand released it in 1957, it is fairly attainable that the single connection with it that many american citizens heard ahead of 2009 got here from the hit television sequence Mad Men. besides the fact that, this staple of conservative and libertarian readers took on new lifestyles because the new Obama management sought to take advantage of executive assets to mend monetary difficulties.

Conservative commentators like Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh praised the publication to their audiences, and ultimate courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas categorised it one among his favourite novels. via January 2009, one article in The Wall highway Journal used to be titled, "Atlas Shrugged from Fiction to truth in fifty two Years".

In that point, the enormous novel that Rand thought of her magnum opus has visible its revenues spike dramatically, finally achieving the head of Amazon's most sensible checklist. Even this day, it really is nonetheless inside of Kindle's best 500 titles, making it the most seriously learn books of the final numerous years.

Today, many have heard of the name and are in part conversant in it, however the sheer measurement of the e-book makes it inaccessible for those who do not need loads of time to learn or consider Rand's philosophy. fortunately, that challenge is now solved with Everything you must learn about Atlas Shrugged, a primer which could get a person stuck on top of things at the plot, characters, subject matters, symbols, and philosophy of Rand's vintage

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Auf eine Zigarette mit Helmut Schmidt by Helmut Schmidt, Giovanni di Lorenzo, Hanns Zischer, Marcus

By Helmut Schmidt, Giovanni di Lorenzo, Hanns Zischer, Marcus Off, Der Audio Verlag

Anderthalb Jahre lang bittet Giovanni di Lorenzo den Altkanzler jeden Freitagmittag auf eine Zigarette in sein Büro am Hamburger Speersort. Ihre Gespräche, eine einzigartige Mischung aus politischen Analysen, erlebter Geschichte und Privatem, begeistern Millionen von Lesern. Helmut Schmidt ist nicht nur der berühmteste Raucher der Republik, sondern er ist ein Zeuge des 20. Jahrhunderts, dessen Autorität bis heute ungebrochen ist. Ob es um den Nato-Doppelbeschluss oder um seinen Lieblingskomponisten Bach geht, der unverstellte, manchmal brüske hanseatische Charme des Altkanzlers reißt mit.

Die legendär gewordenen "Zigarettengespräche" von Giovanni di Lorenzo und Helmut Schmidt - erstmals als Hörbuch, atmosphärisch in Szene gesetzt von Marcus Off und Hanns Zischler.

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Das Jahr des Greifen. Die Amazone. by Wolfgang Hohlbein, Bernhard Hennen, Axel Ludwig, Sabine

By Wolfgang Hohlbein, Bernhard Hennen, Axel Ludwig, Sabine Brandauer, Horchposten

Noch immer befindet sich die Reichsstadt Greifenfurt in der Umklammerung durch ihre orkischen Belagerer unter der Führung des Häuptlings Sharraz Ghartai. An mehreren Stellen sind die Schwarzpelze schon in die Stadt vorgedrungen und die Greifenfurter Bürger, unter der Führung des KGIA-Agenten und Inquisitors Marcian, liefern den Belagerern einen verzweifelten Barrikadenkampf.

Doch die Orks sind nicht die einzige Bedrohung. Den Schwarzpelzen hat sich auch Marcians ärgster Feind, der Erzvampir Zerwas angeschlossen. Mit Hilfe des entführten Alchimisten Promos, will die Kreatur der Finsternis den Orks die Waffe für die endgültige Vernichtung der verhassten Stadt zur Verfügung stellen: Das gefürchtete "Hylailer Feuer" in unvorstellbaren Mengen. Gleichzeitig gelingt es dem Dämon, sich in der Gestalt, des von ihm ermordeten Ritters Roger, in das Geleit des Prinzen Brin zu einzuschleusen, um die Pläne des Reichsverwesers direkt an die Schwarzpelze zu verraten.

Oberst von Blautann ist unterdessen ebenfalls zu den kaiserlichen Truppen nach Wehrheim gelangt und - nachdem er den Ernst der Lage eindrücklich geschildert hat - bricht das kaiserliche Entsatzheer so bald wie möglich nach Ferdok auf, um sich von dort aus gen Greifenfurt einzuschiffen und den Belagerten mit einer immensen Flußflotte zu Hilfe zu eilen.

Inzwischen sind Nyrilla und Arthag von Ihrer challenge zur Zwergenbinge Xorlosch zurückgekehrt und enthüllen den Eingeschlossenen, welch uraltes Geheimnis wirklich unter der alten Stadt, die einst das sagenumwobene Saljeth conflict, zu finden ist:

Unter dem Bordell "Fuchshöhle", dessen Besitzer Marcians Jugendfreund, der Magier Lancorian ist, befindet sich der Eingang zu der von den Orks gesuchten Kultstätte des Tairach!

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Chiedi alla polvere by John Fante, Rolando Ravello, Emons Edizioni

By John Fante, Rolando Ravello, Emons Edizioni

Arturo Bandini, ventenne italoamericano, è a l. a. in cerca di fortuna come scrittore. Ha grandi ambizioni e giusto spirito d'osservazione. Ma poi l. a. vita lo prende in step with mano e l'incontro con Camilla, un'avvenente cameriera messicana, spariglia le carte. Fante, nel più riuscito dei suoi romanzi, ci porta in line with le strade della megalopoli negli anni '30, in compagnia del suo modify ego letterario.

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