Download E-books The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

By Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler

The highway brings jointly brief tales, journalism, essays, and letters through Vasily Grossman, the writer of Life and Fate, delivering new perception into the existence and paintings of this awesome author. The tales diversity from Grossman’s first luck, “In town of Berdichev,” a piercing reckoning with the price of struggle, to such haunting later works as “Mama,” according to the lifetime of a woman who was once followed on the peak of the nice Terror by way of the top of the NKVD and packed off to an orphanage after her father’s downfall. the woman grows up being affected by the invention that the fogeys she cherishes in reminiscence are a part of a collective nightmare that everybody else needs to fail to remember. The Road additionally contains the entire textual content of Grossman’s harrowing record from Treblinka, one of many first anatomies of the workings of a dying camp; “The Sistine Madonna,” a mirrored image on artwork and atrocity; in addition to heartbreaking letters that Grossman wrote to his mom after her demise by the hands of the Nazis and carried with him for the remainder of his life.

Meticulously edited and awarded by means of Robert Chandler, The Road permits us to determine one of many nice figures of twentieth-century literature getting to know his calling either as a author and as a man.

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Download E-books Collected Works, Volume 14: Marx and Engels 1855-56 PDF

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume 14 includes articles and studies written among February 1855 and April 1856, and released within the New-York day-by-day Tribune, the Neue Oder-Zeitung and different ecu and American newspapers. They care for the ultimate phases of the Crimean struggle (1853-56), the pointy diplomatic fight among the eu Powers, the commercial of the belligerent states, the interior coverage in their ruling sessions, the nation and clients of the working-class and democratic events, the nationwide query and different difficulties. In a couple of articles Marx provides profiles of Lord Palmerston, Lord John Russell, Louis Napoleon and different modern statesmen. the quantity includes, for the 1st time in any number of the works of Marx and Engels, all of the extant models of Marx's pamphlet the autumn of Kars, which describes the diplomatic manoeuvres that attended this, one of many ultimate episodes of the Crimean War.

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Marx/Engels gathered Works (MECW) is the most important selection of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It comprises all works released by way of Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and various unpublished manuscripts and letters. The amassed Works, which used to be translated through Richard Dixon and others, contains 50 volumes. It used to be compiled and revealed among 1975 and 2005 via growth Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and overseas Publishers (New York).

The gathered Works includes fabric written through Marx among 1835 and his dying in 1883, and by way of Engels among 1838 and his dying in 1895. The early volumes comprise juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. a number of volumes acquire the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the amassed Works include famous works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The gathered Works comprises thirteen volumes of correspondence by means of the mature Marx and Engels, overlaying the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the accumulated Works is the main entire selection of the paintings through Marx and Engels released so far in English, it's not their whole works. A undertaking to put up the pair's entire works in German is anticipated to require greater than a hundred and twenty volumes.

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Download E-books Collected Works, Volume 12: Marx and Engels 1853-54 PDF

By Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

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Volume 12 comprises quite often articles and experiences written among March 22, 1853 and February 10, 1854, and released within the New-York day-by-day Tribune, The People's Paper, and different newspapers. those concentrated upon 3 significant subject matters of interest-the monetary of eu international locations, particularly Britain, the economic fight of the operating category and the try and revive the Chartist circulate; the colonial guidelines of the capitalist powers and the nationwide liberation pursuits of the oppressed peoples; and difficulties of diplomacy, particularly within the center East and the Balkans, which ended in the Crimean struggle. The jap ques-tion is handled in a longer sequence of articles.

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Marx/Engels accrued Works (MECW) is the most important selection of translations into English of the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It comprises all works released via Marx and Engels of their lifetimes and various unpublished manuscripts and letters. The accrued Works, which was once translated by way of Richard Dixon and others, comprises 50 volumes. It used to be compiled and revealed among 1975 and 2005 via development Publishers (Moscow) in collaboration with Lawrence and Wishart (London) and overseas Publishers (New York).

The accrued Works comprises fabric written by way of Marx among 1835 and his demise in 1883, and by means of Engels among 1838 and his dying in 1895. The early volumes comprise juvenilia, together with correspondence among Marx and his father, Marx's poetry, and letters from Engels to his sister. a number of volumes acquire the pair's articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung.

Other volumes within the amassed Works comprise famous works of Marx and Engels, together with The Communist Manifesto, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, and Capital, lesser-known works, and formerly unpublished or untranslated manuscripts. The accumulated Works comprises thirteen volumes of correspondence by way of the mature Marx and Engels, protecting the interval from 1844 via 1895.
Although the gathered Works is the main whole number of the paintings by way of Marx and Engels released to this point in English, it isn't their entire works. A undertaking to put up the pair's whole works in German is anticipated to require greater than one hundred twenty volumes.

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Download E-books Around the World in Seventy-Two Days and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Nellie Bly, Maureen Corrigan

The first edited quantity of labor via the mythical undercover journalist

Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, Nellie Bly was once one of many first and top girl newshounds in the United States and quick turned a countrywide phenomenon within the overdue 1800s, with a board online game in accordance with her adventures and item encouraged by means of the garments she wore. Bly received reputation for being the 1st “girl stunt reporter,” writing tales that nobody on the time suggestion a girl may well or may still write, together with an exposé of sufferer remedy at an insane asylum and a travelogue from her record-breaking race world wide with no chaperone. This quantity, the one published and edited number of Bly’s writings, contains her top recognized works—Ten Days in a Mad-HouseSix Months in Mexico, and Around the area in Seventy-Two Days—as good as many lesser identified items that seize the breadth of her occupation from her fierce opinion items to her notable international conflict I reporting. As 2014 marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Bly’s start, this assortment celebrates her paintings, spirit, and very important position in history.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable by way of introductions and notes via distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism and Society PDF

The 2010 unlock folks embassy diplomatic cables positioned WikiLeaks into the foreign highlight. Revelations via the leaks sparked extreme debate inside of overseas international relations, journalism and society. This ebook displays at the implications of WikiLeaks throughout politics and media, and at the result of leak journalism and transparency activism.

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Download E-books Better Than Sex: Confessions of a Political Junkie (Gonzo Papers, vol. 4) PDF

By Hunter S. Thompson

"Hunter S. Thompson is to drug-addled, stream-of-consciousness, psycho-political black humor what Forrest Gump is to fool savants."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
Since his 1972 trailblazing opus, worry and Loathing at the crusade path, Hunter S. Thompson has said the election tale in his actually inimitable, just-short-of-libel sort. In greater than intercourse, Thompson hits the dusty path again--without leaving home--yet manages to bring a mind-bending view of the 1992 presidential campaign--in all of its horror, sacrifice, lust, and doubtful glory. whole with faxes despatched to and bought by way of candidate Clinton's best aides, and 100% natural gonzo screeds on Richard Nixon, George Bush, and Oliver North, here's the main true-blue crusade tell-all ever penned through guy or beast.
"[Thompson] gives you yet one more of his trademark cocktail mixes of unimaginable stories and darkish observations concerning the sausage grind that's the U.S. presidential sweepstakes. filled with selfish anecdotes, musings and reprints of memos, faxes and scrawled handwritten notes (Memorable."
--Los Angeles day-by-day News
"What endears Hunter Thompson to a person who reads him is that he'll say what others are afraid to (.[He] is a grasp on the not likely yet always telling line that sums up a political determine (.In a yr while all politics is--to a lot of the public--a tendentious and pompous bore, it's time to learn Hunter Thompson."
--Richmond Times-Dispatch
"While Tom Wolfe mastered the means of being a fly at the wall, Thompson mastered the artwork of being a fly within the ointment. He made himself part of each tale, made no apologies for it and hence produced way more sincere reporting than any crusading member of the Fourth property (. Thompson is not afraid to take the demanding drugs, neither is he bashful approximately dishing it out (.He remains to be king of beasts, and his apocalyptic prophecies seldom pass over their target."
--Tulsa World
"This is a really, very humorous booklet. nobody can ever fit Thompson within the vitriol division, and almost no one escapes his wrath."
--The Flint magazine

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Download E-books Undercover Muslim: A Journey into Yemen PDF

By Theo Padnos

In December 2009 the USA govt introduced an air strike opposed to the tiny Yemeni village of al-Majalah the place al-Qaeda militants have been believed to be in hiding. A moment assault per week later distinctive the favorite non secular chief Anwar Awlaki. He escaped unhurt yet many villagers have been killed. those moves have been meant to set again al-Qaeda's operations in Yemen yet, inside 24 hours, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab - a 23-year-old Nigerian guy and considered one of Awlaki's fans - boarded a airplane to Detroit with explosives hidden in his garments. His isn't a different tale: at a time whilst actual pluralism continues to be an aspiration instead of a truth within the West, younger males, dissatisfied and offended with the spiritually barren, consumerist societies during which they dwell, go back and forth to Yemen looking for fulfilment. There, within the country's anarchic barren region, they locate what they can now not at domestic: a natural lifestyle, submissive other halves and like-minded brethren. a few, like Abdulmutallab, locate whatever even more risky: the conviction to hold out Jihad. In Undercover Muslim, Theo Padnos brilliantly conjures up a panorama and trip that few Westerners have skilled. He investigates the radicalisation of those disaffected younger males as they circulation, virtually omitted, from London, Berlin or Paris to their new religious domestic in Yemen. Padnos's trip takes him from the newsroom of a Yemeni newspaper to the prayer rows and classrooms of Yemen's madrassas, from covert Jeep rides into the sacred mountains to a stint in an overcrowded legal. it really is via those occasions, and during the folk he encounters, that Padnos indicates us how a terrifying gulf has opened among Islam and the West.

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Download E-books The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors PDF

By Matthew Winkler, Jennifer Sondag

The final advisor to monetary reporting, from the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News

The Bloomberg approach: A consultant for newshounds and Editors is the final word instruction manual for company and monetary reporting. A compilation of greater than 20 years worthy of knowledge and adventure from one of many world's greatest information organisations, the publication comprises the knowledge and tips newshounds, editors, and scholars have to be first, quickest, and actual. Bloomberg information Editor-in-Chief Matthew Winkler publications readers throughout the complete reporting procedure, concerning top practices and caution opposed to universal mistakes.

More than ever ahead of, exact reporting is important, as expanding numbers of individuals and associations are stricken by what occurs on Wall road, and knowledge can movement international markets. The Bloomberg approach: A advisor for journalists and Editors information either the instruction and construction facets that produce nice information, and gives an within examine the tools utilized by an elite monetary reporting establishment. The booklet is going well past "Journalism one hundred and one" to supply counsel particular to enterprise and fiscal reporting, empowering newshounds and editors to increase their very own tools in the directions of strong, moral reporting. subject matters include:

  • Style, voice, jargon, and why solid writing matters
  • Stocks, bonds, currencies, and protecting markets
  • Debt, profits, M&A, and reporting on companies
  • Government financing, opinion polls, and following the money

The booklet additionally presents suggestions on taking an concept from pitch to book, and comprises huge info on public accountability, libel, transparency, and different moral matters. among the 24-hour information cycle and the present economic system, monetary newshounds have to holiday information safely and informatively. The 13th variation of The Bloomberg method: A consultant for journalists and Editors is the definitive advisor to reporting and enhancing the tale of cash and finance.

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Download E-books The Kingdom and the Power: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World PDF

By Gay Talese

The vintage within tale of The big apple Times, the main prestigious, and maybe the main strong, of all American newspapers. Bestselling writer Talese lays naked the key inner intrigues at the back of the culture of entrance web page exposes in a narrative as gripping as a piece of fiction and as fast as latest headlines.

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