By Shirley Harrison
To have a good time his birthday this can be the 1st, interesting, biography of the genuine teddy endure which used to be the muse for A,A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. It takes us from his 'birth' in an Acton toy manufacturing unit in 1921, to Harrods the place he was once obtained through Mrs Daphne Milne for her child son, Christopher Robin, and from there to the family's domestic in Chelsea and at weekends and vacations right down to the farmhouse on Ashdown wooded area, Sussex. It was once the following that A.A.Milne wrote his world-famous books, and from the following that Pooh finally emigrated to the USA, spending a long time as a celeb on journey. this present day, he lives in retirement in long island Children's Library with Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and Piglet.Containing a lot unique fabric, buddies of the Milne relatives and Pooh's Guardians within the usa, inform their tales and proportion their formerly unpublished pictures and diaries, together with, too, the author's personal remembrance of the day in l976, whilst Winnie-the-Pooh journeyed domestic to Hartfield for a vacation - and performed Pooh Stick on Pooh Sticks Bridge..A really heart-warming story of a cuddly teddy endure, enjoyed through Christopher Robin, and eventually reworked into one of many world's richest and most famed bears of all time.
By Linus Larsson, Daniel Goldberg
På skärmen strömmade en flod av hemlig info förbi. E-postadresser och inloggningsuppgifter until högt uppsatta chefer, politiker, journalister och tjänstemän världen över, samtliga med användarnamn och lösenord. Där fanns också myndigheter, militära institutioner och ambassader. Mängder av uppgifter som borde legat i tryggt förvar bakom tunga säkerhetssystem. Han fnissade until eventually. Vad var det han hade snubblat över?"
Vad driving force unga killar att hacka sig in i datasystem och dra fram hemligstämplad details utan att de själva tjänar något på det? Vad får dem att sitta som fastklistrade vid sina datorer nätterna igenom för att ta sig in i nästa lösenordsskyddade server i nätverket? I Svenska hackare får läsaren en unik inblick i en av vår tids mest mytomspunna subkulturer.
För många är hackaren en skurk, en spion som ägnar sig åt stöld och sabotage. För andra är han, för det är oftast en han, en ensam och osäker tonåring med datorn och nätet som enda vänner. males hackaren är också en hjältefigur och en fanbärare. Hackarens tro på teknikens möjligheter - och den självklara rätten att använda den som han vill - har satt sin prägel på allt från 90-talets spirande hemdatorkultur, through 00-talets häftiga debatt kring fildelningssajten The Pirate Bay until eventually dagens diskussioner om övervakning och electronic politisk aktivism.
Svenska hackare är en bok om människor, inte om maskiner. Här möter du bland andra 16-åriga Philip, som less than flera år gäckade både FBI och den amerikanska universitetsvärldens tyngsta experter; Vuxna Förbannade Hackare, som less than vintern 2008 hackade sig in i Aftonbladets servrar och drog igång en våg av attacker mot företag och myndigheter; it-konsulten som säljer stulna företagshemligheter until högstbjudande, samt hackaren som låtsas vara guy för att hon annars inte skulle tas på allvar.
År 2009 polisanmäldes 1493 fall av dataintrång i Sverige, fler än någonsin förut och mer än dubbelt så många som fem år tidigare. males för varje dataintrång som offentliggörs sker tio gånger fler i det fördolda. I en allt mer uppkopplad värld så borde det vara en varningsklocka. För den som har makten över nätet har, i allt väsentligt, makten över våra liv.
By Allan Levine
With an identical eye for personality, anecdote and condition that made Peter Ackroyd's London and Colin Jones's Paris such a success, Levine's eye-catching prose integrates the points of interest, sounds and suppose of Toronto with a huge ancient standpoint, linking the city's current with its previous via subject matters comparable to politics, transportation, public overall healthiness, ethnic range and activities. Toronto invitations readers to find the city's energetic spirit over 4 centuries and to wander purposefully throughout the city's many specified neighborhoods, the place they could come upon the extraordinary and bizarre characters who've inhabited them: the strong and powerless, the marketers and the entertainers, and the ethical and the corrupt, all of whom have contributed to Toronto's collective identification.
By Frank Gray
The rollicking lifetime of author Brendan Behan serves as a main instance of the general public character of an artist subsumed via the media's starvation for sensation and scandal.
The writer, Frank grey, good depicts his subject's quickly upward push to the vanguard of Irish letters and his unhappy decline and early demise. His thirst for either booze and notoriety ate up Behan on the age of 41.
Those closest to him have been unusually indulgent of his consuming bouts even if it was once obvious the gargle used to be going to be the loss of life of him. He frequently landed within the medical institution after marathon bacchanals.
Gray has produced a truly readable and compact biography of a guy who merits to be larger identified nowadays, in particular for the lead he supplied to England's "Angry younger Men" university of literature that blossomed within the 1950s.The rollicking lifetime of author Brendan Behan serves as a main instance of the general public character of an artist subsumed through the media's starvation for sensation and scandal.
The writer, Frank grey, good depicts his subject's speedy upward push to the leading edge of Irish letters and his unhappy decline and early loss of life. His thirst for either booze and notoriety ate up Behan on the age of 41.
Those closest to him have been surprisingly indulgent of his ingesting bouts even if it used to be obvious the gargle used to be going to be the dying of him. He usually landed within the health center after marathon bacchanals.
Gray has produced a really readable and compact biography of a guy who merits to be greater identified nowadays, particularly for the lead he supplied to England's "Angry younger Men" tuition of literature that blossomed within the Nineteen Fifties.
By Edward Klein
Dying was once merciful to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, for it spared her a parent's worst nightmare: the lack of a toddler. but when Jackie had lived to determine her son, JFK Jr., perish in a airplane crash on his approach to his cousin's marriage ceremony, she may were doubly horrified via the everyday trend within the tragedy. once more, on an afternoon that are supposed to were packed with pleasure and occasion, America's first family members used to be struck via the Kennedy Curse.
In this probing disclose, popular Kennedy biographer Edward Klein-a bestselling writer and journalist in my view conversant in many participants of the Kennedy family-unravels one of many nice mysteries of our time and explains why the Kennedys were subjected to this kind of mind-boggling chain of calamities.
Drawing upon ratings of interviews with those that have by no means spoken out prior to, troves of non-public files, files in eire and the USA, and personal conversations with Jackie, Klein explores the underlying trend that governs the Kennedy Curse.
The reader is handled to penetrating pix of the Irish immigrant Patrick Kennedy; Rose Kennedy's father, "Honey Fitz"; the dynasty's founding father Joe Kennedy and his ill-fated daughter Kathleen, President Kennedy, accused rapist William Kennedy Smith, and the star-crossed fans, JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bessette. all the seven profiles demonstrates the fundamental premise of this ebook: The Kennedy Curse is the results of the damaging collision among the Kennedy's delusion of omnipotence-an unremitting wish to break out with issues that others cannot-and the chilly, challenging realities of life.
By Sonia Purnell
An immense and arguable new biography of 1 of the main compelling and contradictory figures in smooth British existence. Born Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, to such a lot people he's simply 'Boris' - the one baby-kisser of the age to be appeared in such frequent, even affectionate phrases. Uniquely, he combines comedy with erudition, gimleteyed concentration with jokey self-deprecation, and is a loving relatives guy with a roving eye. he's additionally a highly bold determine with likely no large objectives to pursue - except, might be, strength itself. essentially the most deepest males in public existence, we know of Boris, yet so few can really declare to understand him. He invitations awareness, yet has kept away from scrutiny. Now, from the vantage aspect of a as soon as shut colleague, Sonia Purnell charts his amazing upward thrust and provides the 1st forensic account of simply how he did it. Drawing on enormous quantities of interviews with Boris's acquaintances, competitors, admirers and enemies, this revealing biography examines how a shy, younger boy from a damaged domestic grew as much as be ou r purely box-office baby-kisser - and very unlikely intercourse god; how the Etonian product keen on Latin tags turned a guy of the folks - and why he desired to be; how the gaffe-prone buffoon charmed Londoners to win the most important own mandate Britain has ever noticeable; and the way the Johnson kinfolk has equipped our largest - let alone blondest - media and political dynasty. from time to time, allegations of infidelity, journalistic chicanery, rivalries with fellow Tories and scandal at urban corridor have threatened to disappointed his upward push, yet nonetheless it keeps. along with his unruly mop of hair, trusty bicycle and the ultimate of renowned touches, he continues to be a Teflon-coated breed aside - yet for the way lengthy? in exactly Boris Sonia Purnell unravels this such a lot compelling of political enigmas and casts mild on his checklist and his personality. ultimately, she asks even if the Mayor who desires of crossing the Thames to Downing highway has what it takes to be best Minister.
By Frank J. Ferry
Within the author's personal words...
Enoch L. ''Nucky'' Johnson, the Republican powerhouse from Atlantic urban, ruled New Jersey's political panorama within the Prohibition period of the 20 th century. This booklet is devoted to completely keeping and celebrating his colourful lifestyles and legacy sooner than the reminiscences of his accomplishments disappear and are washed out to sea by way of the sands of time.
I have taken the freedom of recreating a number of the discussion among Nucky and others. I dependent those conversations on info i mentioned with Nucky throughout the two-year interval I represented him in the course of his legal high quality case. I extensively utilized excerpts from Nucky's testimony ahead of the U.S. Senate in 1928 and in his 1941 felony trial, together with his depositions in his declare opposed to The Saturday night submit and David Niven, and his interviews with the FBI in his software for pardon. those transcripts provide us insights into Nucky's precise personality via his personal words.
Many humans additionally advised me concerning the particular own incidents they shared with Nucky, and are contained during this e-book. Marie Boyd, who labored within the Atlantic County Treasurer's place of work, used to be very with reference to Nucky and his spouse Floss for a few years. Boyd attended Nucky' s legal trial, and he or she and her husband Jimmy, who used to be Nucky's right-hand guy, have been my longtime consumers. Senator Frank S. ''Hap'' Farley, Nucky's successor and my legislations associate for 15 years, additionally shared loads of what he knew and remembered approximately Nucky. Even John Mooney, head of the Atlantic urban Vice Squad, who used to be my buyer and buddy for many of his existence, observed Nucky in gleaming terms.
I extensively utilized the heritage of the particular occasions in Nucky's lifestyles, from FBI stories, IRS files, trial transcripts, and others indexed within the bibliography. All of those resources served to recreate the genuine lifestyles and occasions of Enoch L. ''Nucky'' Johnson.
By Peter Doggett
The guy Who bought the World is a severe research of David Bowie's so much creative and influential decade, from his first hit, "Space Oddity," in 1969, to the discharge of the LP Scary Monsters (and great Creeps) in 1980. Viewing the artist during the lens of his tune and his many guises, the acclaimed journalist Peter Doggett deals a close analysis—musical, lyrical, conceptual, social—of each track Bowie wrote and recorded in the course of that interval, in addition to a super exploration of the advance of a performer who profoundly affected well known track and the assumption of stardom itself.
Dissecting as regards to 250 songs, Doggett lines the foremost issues that encouraged and formed Bowie's occupation, from his flirtations with fascist imagery and infatuation with the occult to his pioneering production of his alter-ego self within the personality of Ziggy Stardust. What emerges is an illuminating account of ways Bowie escaped his working-class London historical past to develop into an international phenomenon. The guy Who bought the World lays naked the evolution of Bowie's a number of personas and unmatched occupation of innovation as a musician, singer, composer, lyricist, actor, and conceptual artist. it's a fan's final resource—the such a lot rigorous and insightful review up to now of Bowie's inventive fulfillment in this the most important interval.
By Philip L. Fradkin
Everett Ruess used to be 20 years previous whilst he vanished into the canyonlands of southern Utah, spawning the parable of a romantic wasteland wanderer that survives to at the present time. It used to be 1934, and Ruess used to be within the 5th yr of a quest to checklist wasteland attractiveness in artworks whose worth was once famous by means of such modern artists as Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and Edward Weston. From his domestic in l. a., Ruess walked, hitchhiked, and rode burros up the California coast, alongside the crest of the Sierra Nevada, and into the deserts of the Southwest. within the first probing biography of Everett Ruess, acclaimed environmental historian Philip L. Fradkin is going past the parable to bare the realities of Ruess’s brief lifestyles and mysterious demise and reveals within the artist’s outstanding afterlife a lonely hero who persisted.
By Geoff Dyer
Lester younger fading away in a inn room; Charles Mingus storming down the streets of recent York on a too-small bicycle; Thelonius Monk growing his personal deepest language at the piano...In 8 poetically charged vignettes, Geoff Dyer skilfully conjures up the embattled lives of the avid gamers who formed sleek jazz. He attracts on pictures and anecdotes, yet song is the motive force of yet attractive and Dyer brings it to lifestyles in luminescent and wildly metaphoric prose that mirrors the quirks, eccentricity, and brilliance of every musician's sort.
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