Автор: Wallace Название: Infinite jest (tenth anniversary edition) ISBN: 0316066524 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780316066525 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Рейтинг: Цена: 1699 р. Наличие на складе: Ожидается поступление.
Описание: A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human - and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.
Автор: Wallace, D. F. Название: The Pale King . - : Penguin Books Ltd, 2012 ISBN: 0141046732 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141046730 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 1015 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Internal Revenue Service Regional Examination Centre in Peoria, Illinois, 1985. Here the workers fight a never-ending war against the urgency of their own boredom. Here then, squeezed between the trivial and the quotidian, lies all human life.
Автор: Wallace, Danny Название: Friends like these ISBN: 0091896762 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780091896768 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 1018 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: Danny Wallace finds an old address book containing just twelve names. His best mates as a kid. Where are they now? Who are they now? And how are they coping with being grown-up too? And so begins a journey from A-Z, tracking down and meeting his old gang. But how will they respond to a man they haven`t seen in twenty years?
Автор: Wallace Edgar Название: Complete Four Just Men ISBN: 1840226846 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781840226843 Издательство: Wordsworth Рейтинг: Цена: 311 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A bumper collection containing all six volumes of Edgar Wallace`s Just Men saga.
Автор: Wallace Daniel, Cowsill Alan, Irvine Alex Название: DC Comics: A Visual History ISBN: 1465433848 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781465433848 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 3419 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Updated and expanded edition, with 16 new pages to cover 2010-2014. Featuring a new slipcase design along with two NEW prints packed inside. Trace DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in the 1934, and its subsequent change to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1937. The book details all the major DC publishing landmarks and more, displayed clearly, month by month.
Highlighting the debuts of iconic super heroes like Superman and Batman, the geniuses that invented them, and the real-life events, like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, and the Space Race, that shaped the atmosphere of the times, DC Comics: A Visual History follows the characters' foray into the real world through TV series and blockbuster movies.
Foreword by Paul Levitz, former president of DC Comics (2002 - 2009.)
Описание: How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts
and achieve compassion? The speech captures Wallace's electric intellect as well as his grace in attention to others. After his death, it became a treasured piece of writing reprinted in
The Wall Street Journal and the London Times, commented on endlessly in blogs, and emailed from friend to friend. Writing with his one-of-a-kind blend of causal humor, exacting
intellect, and practical philosophy, David Foster Wallace probes the challenges of daily living and offers advice that renews us with every reading.
Описание: SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, STARRING JASON SEGAL AND JESSE EISENBERG, DIRECTED BY JAMES PONSOLDT An indelible portrait of David Foster Wallace, by turns funny and inspiring, based on a five-day trip with award-winning writer David Lipsky during Wallace's Infinite Jest tour In David Lipsky's view, David Foster Wallace was the best young writer in America. Wallace's pieces for Harper's magazine in the '90s were, according to Lipsky, "like hearing for the first time the brain voice of everybody I knew: Here was how we all talked, experienced, thought. It was like smelling the damp in the air, seeing the first flash from a storm a mile away. You knew something gigantic was coming." Then Rolling Stone sent Lipsky to join Wallace on the last leg of his book tour for Infinite Jest, the novel that made him internationally famous. They lose to each other at chess. They get iced-in at an airport. They dash to Chicago to catch a make-up flight. They endure a terrible reader's escort in Minneapolis. Wallace does a reading, a signing, an NPR appearance. Wallace gives in and imbibes titanic amounts of hotel television (what he calls an "orgy of spectation"). They fly back to Illinois, drive home, walk Wallace's dogs. Amid these everyday events, Wallace tells Lipsky remarkable things--everything he can about his life, how he feels, what he thinks, what terrifies and fascinates and confounds him--in the writing voice Lipsky had come to love. Lipsky took notes, stopped envying him, and came to feel about him--that grateful, awake feeling--the same way he felt about Infinite Jest. Then Lipsky heads to the airport, and Wallace goes to a dance at a Baptist church. A biography in five days, Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself is David Foster Wallace as few experienced this great American writer. Told in his own words, here is Wallace's own story, and his astonishing, humane, alert way of looking at the world; here are stories of being a young writer--of being young generally--trying to knit together your ideas of who you should be and who other people expect you to be, and of being young in March of 1996. And of what it was like to be with and--as he tells it--what it was like to become David Foster Wallace. "If you can think of times in your life that you've treated people with extraordinary decency and love, and pure uninterested concern, just because they were valuable as human beings. The ability to do that with ourselves. To treat ourselves the way we would treat a really good, precious friend. Or a tiny child of ours that we absolutely loved more than life itself. And I think it's probably possible to achieve that. I think part of the job we're here for is to learn how to do it. I know that sounds a little pious." --David Foster Wallace
Автор: Duffy, Stephen Vogtherr, Christoph Martin Название: Miniatures in the wallace collection ISBN: 0900785837 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780900785832 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 3586 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Danny Wallace Название: Charlotte Street ISBN: 009191907X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780091919078 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 678 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: My name is Jason - and I have just met the most incredible woman, on Charlotte Street. I sort of held her bags for a second. But she smiled at me! And it was this amazing smile. She left behind one of those old-school disposable cameras. Find that smile.I`m fairly sure one of those ideas is a good one. I`m fairly sure the other might be illegal.
Автор: Wallace Daniel Название: Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal ISBN: 0062466798 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780062466792 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 3326 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A stunning behind-the-scenes look at the making of Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and based on Blizzard Entertainment s World of Warcraft, the highest grossing role-playing video game series of all time.
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.
So begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice in which war has many faces and everyone fights for something. World of Warcraft holds the Guinness World Record for most popular MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) ever and has grossed more than 11.5 billion dollars since it was released. Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal tells the full story of the incredible creative journey that brought Blizzard Entertainment s beloved epic adventure of world-colliding conflict to the big screen. Filled with stunning concept art, unit photography, and visual effects breakdowns, this book also features insightful interviews with the incredible cast and crew, as they share the secrets behind bringing war-torn Azeroth to life.
Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt and Jones, the film starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu is a Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and Atlas Entertainment production. The movie premieres June 10, 2016."
Автор: Jason Wallace Название: Out of Shadows ISBN: 0099575264 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099575269 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 1103 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: For Robert Jacklin - packed off without warning to boarding school in Zimbabwe - everything is terrifyingly new. As Robert is drawn slowly into Ivan`s destructive web, he begins to question things he`d always held true and, as Ivan`s grip tightens, he finds himself caught up in something far more dangerous than he could have imagined.
Автор: Wallace, B.alan Название: The Attention Revolution ISBN: 0861712765 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780861712762 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1553 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book teaches the lost art of harnessing the power of the focused mind.
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