Category: Biographies Memoirs Of Journalists

By Chan Koonchung,Yves Menheere

ISBN-10: 9056723723

ISBN-13: 9789056723729

Chan Koonchung
De vette jaren

De waarheid is geen optie

Beijing in de nabije toekomst: er is een maand uit de officiële documenten geplukt en niemand heeft er enige herinnering aan noch kan het iemand iets schelen. Behalve een groepje vrienden dat ten koste van alles wil uitvissen wat hier achter zit, achter deze opgelegde vrolijkheid en het collectieve geheugenverlies in China.
Wanneer ze een hooggeplaatst persoon ontvoeren en hem dwingen alles te onthullen, zijn ze tot op het bot geschokt over wat ze te weten komen niet alleen over hun leiders, maar ook over hun eigen mensen.
Het is een boodschap die de wereld op haar grondvesten zal doen schudden
De vette jaren vertelt het verhaal van Lao Chen, een tamelijk succesvolle auteur die in een nieuw, rijk China leeft dat ontsnapt is aan de recessie die de leisure van de wereld in een verlammende greep houdt. Lao Chens creativiteit heeft te lijden onder een gevoel van tevredenheid en geluk, een gevoel dat hij deelt met de leisure van de bevolking.
Tot hij op een paar mensen stuit dat daar helemaal geen final van heeft en met een groeiend gevoel van alarm onderzoeken ze waarom er een whole maand uit het collectieve geheugen van de bevolking is gewist.

De vette jaren brengt het Westen een angstaanjagende boodschap over het steeds machtiger wordende China. De roman is onderwerp van veel opwinding en debat onder de chinese language intellectuelen op het vasteland, en hoewel het boek er niet verkrijgbaar is circuleren er vele tweedehands exemplaren.

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By Claudio Rinaldi

ISBN-10: 8807491850

ISBN-13: 9788807491856

Dentro il labirinto della sclerosi multipla che ha cominciato a consumarlo nel 1986, il personaggio che cube io ripercorre le stagioni della sua vita. Lo fa mescolando secondo una progressione non lineare gli anni della giovinezza (la famiglia cattolica, gli studi all’università, le ragazze, il vento della protesta), los angeles formazione culturale e politica, il lavoro come giornalista, los angeles direzione dei journal, il presente della malattia.
Il ragazzo che voleva essere un poeta come Montale e che conquistava ragazze senza fatica è ancora desto e according to tutto il pace della sua ricognizione narrativa “dialoga” con Daria, misteriosa interlocutrice, divisa fra provocazione e imperio, scomposta e controcorrente, presente sempre e assente in step with definizione. Sarà l’ennesima amante o è un fantasma che in realtà lo aiuta a tener legato il pace della malattia e quello della meravigliosa svagatezza in cui è stato uomo sensibile al mondo, alla sgangherata e febbrile registrazione di eventi? Gli anni di Lotta continua, lo strappo ai tempi della morte di Calabresi, il matrimonio, il lavoro nei giornali, il riflusso, le scosse telluriche della società degli anni ottanta, i ricchi salotti milanesi, il rigore dell’informazione, l’astro dell’imprenditore Berlunesque, l. a. fabbrica dell’obbedienza. Con sapida ironia e dolenti aperture contemplative, il narratore si chiede se il pace della politica non sia stato altro che “un calderone enorme” in cui tuffarsi, si commuove alla morte del padre (“un rapporto che doveva esserci e non c’è stato mai”), sente los angeles bella prossimità di un’insegnante che ha sempre creduto nella sua eccellenza. Daria deve e può continuare advert aspettare: le cose della vita, le ambizioni, i giochi della seduzione, los angeles volontà di capire sono, alla effective di questa ricognizione, come i versi giovanili del poeta che Rinaldi non è stato, una promessa che dura in quelli che restano, in step with quelli che restano.

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By Jessica Schober

ISBN-10: 3841903770

ISBN-13: 9783841903778

Eine junge Journalistin bricht von ihrem Schreibtisch auf und tut es den Wandergesellen gleich, die seit dem Mittelalter auf die Walz gehen. Ohne Geld fürs Reisen oder Übernachten auszugeben, ohne convenient, ohne desktop trampt und wandert sie durch die Republik, um als Reporterin zu arbeiten. was once als Reise in den Lokaljournalismus beginnt, wird immer mehr zu einem journey, der über das journalistische Arbeiten weit hinausgeht. Jessica Schober nimmt die Leser mit in die faszinierende Welt der Wandergesellen und erzählt von ihren Begegnungen am Wegesrand.

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By Bob Cole,Stephen Brunt

ISBN-10: 0143198165

ISBN-13: 9780143198161

ISBN-10: 0670070122

ISBN-13: 9780670070121

Hockey's most famed voice, now in his personal words.

If you're a hockey fan, you recognize Bob Cole's mythical voice.
     He has performed the play-by-play for a few of hockey's best-remembered video games, together with the Summit sequence, Canada's gold-medal video game in Salt Lake urban, and two decades of Stanley Cup finals. The infectious pleasure in his voice, his boyish love of the sport, and his uncanny skill to expect the play have earned him the love of generations of fanatics, induction into the corridor of repute, and the unofficial identify of most sensible hockey broadcaster ever.
     Now, for the 1st time, readers will see Cole on the centre of the tale instead of gazing it from the published sales space. We meet the younger guy starting to be up in Newfoundland within the years prior to it joins Canada. We see him speak his means into Foster Hewitt's place of work and into his first task. and naturally we see probably the most adored gamers within the video game behind the curtain: at the airplane again from Russia in 1972, rubbing elbows with Bobby Orr; within the hallway at the previous Montreal discussion board, operating into Jean Beliveau; assembly younger gamers like Steve Stamkos, who grew up hearing him on Hockey evening in Canada.
     Written with the professional aid of vastly bestselling writer and revered broadcaster Stephen Brunt, those tales come to lifestyles with the allure and aspect of a talk with Cole. They sound like Cole.
     nobody has been in the direction of the sport through the years than Cole, and nobody is extra heavily linked to all we like concerning the online game than the guy whose eyes we have seen it although. Now we are going to see a lot more via those self same eyes and in that unforgettable voice.

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By Karl May,Chrsitoph F Lorenz

ISBN-10: 3780200864

ISBN-13: 9783780200860

Im Januar 1902 erschien erstmals eine kleine Broschüre mit dem langen Titel ' empfanden. Einmal mehr kommentiert der versierte May-Kenner Christoph F. Lorenz den textual content und ordnet ihn in Mays Lebens- und Schaffensgeschichte ein.

Damit reiht sich auch dieser Band der Gesammelten Werke, obgleich sein Abenteuer nur bis an den Radebeuler Schreibtisch Karl Mays führt, würdig in die Galerie seiner eighty five Vorgänger.

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By James Agee,James Harold Flye,Robert Phelps

ISBN-10: 125805082X

ISBN-13: 9781258050825

ISBN-10: 1612193617

ISBN-13: 9781612193618

“I’ll croak sooner than I write advertisements or promote bonds—or do whatever other than write.”

James Agee’s father died whilst he was once simply six years previous, a loss immortalized in his Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, A demise within the Family. 3 years later, Agee’s mom moved the mourning kin from Knoxville, Tennessee, to the campus of St. Andrew’s, an Episcopal boarding institution close to Sewanee. 

There, Agee met Father James Harold Flye, who could turn into his heritage instructor. although Agee was once simply ten, the 2 struck up an not likely and enduring friendship, touring Europe via bicycle and replacing letters for thirty years, from Agee’s admission to Exeter Academy to his dying at forty-five. The intimate letters, amassed via Father Flye after Agee’s loss of life, shape the main intimate portrait of Agee on hand, a starkly revealing account of the interior and exterior lifetime of a tortured twentieth-century genius. Agee candidly stocks his struggles with melancholy, expert failure, and a tumultuous own lifestyles that incorporated 3 better halves and 4 children. 

First released in 1962, Letters of James Agee to Father Flye the rediscovery of Agee’s allow us to Now compliment well-known Men and the posthumous book of A demise within the Family, which gained the 1958 Pulitzer Prize and have become successful Broadway play and movie. the gathering bought prolifically during the Sixties and ’70s in mass-market variants as a brand new new release of readers came upon the deep abilities of the author Dwight Macdonald known as “the so much widely talented author of our American generation.”

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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By Ed Gorman

ISBN-10: 1911350080

ISBN-13: 9781911350088

ISBN-10: 1978613903

ISBN-13: 9781978613904

'I have by no means learn whatever that so absolutely and completely captured the non-public adventure and the private aftermath of war.' - PJ O'Rourke

After that summer time in Kabul province, the younger freelancer grew to become a employees reporter for the days of London, masking conflicts in Northern eire, the Gulf, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Balkans yet Afghanistan by no means enable him pass.

A younger, devil-may-care Englishman, made up our minds to document at the Soviet conflict and make a reputation for himself, makes a fateful dedication to a swashbuckling Afghan guerrilla commander. not just will he pass contained in the capital secretly and reside within the community of secure homes run by means of the resistance, he'll trip round the urban in a Soviet military jeep, dressed as a Russian officer.

Waiting within the mountain camp, from the place Niazuldin s band of combatants lived and deliberate their hit-and-run assaults on Soviet troops, Ed Gorman discovers what it capability to event wrestle with males whose simply curiosity is to be killed or martyred.
Death of a Translator is a searingly sincere description of a brain haunted and finally paralysed via the phobia of put up hectic pressure Disorder.

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By Robert Blade

ISBN-10: 1617036285

ISBN-13: 9781617036286

In 1924, George McLean, an Ole pass over sophomore and the spoiled son of a pass judgement on, attended a YMCA pupil challenge convention whose free-thinking organizers aimed to alter the realm. They replaced George McLean's.

But no longer immediately. As vividly mentioned within the first biography of this crucial determine in Southern historical past, Tupelo guy: The existence and instances of a so much bizarre Newspaper Publisher, McLean drifted via faculties and jobs, constantly wondering authority, regularly looking for how to placed his stressed imaginative and prescient into useful use. within the Depression's depths, he was once fired from a instructing task at what's now Rhodes university in Memphis, Tennessee, over his socialist rules and hard work organizing work.

by way of 1934 he made up our minds he had sufficient of operating for others and that he may cross into enterprise for himself. In dirt-poor Northeast Mississippi, the Tupelo Journal used to be on the market, and McLean used his wife's cash to shop for what he known as "a bankrupt newspaper from a bankrupt bank." As he struggled to maintain the paper going, his Christian socialism developed right into a Christian capitalism that reworked the area. He didn't wish an even bigger slice of the pie for himself, he acknowledged; he sought after a much bigger pie for all.

But McLean (1904-1983) used to be faraway from a saint. He prayed approximately his mood, with little consequence. He used to be far away and aloof towards his children--adopted via a infamous Memphis child promoting operation. His spouse, whom he deeply enjoyed in his prickly approach, left him as soon as and threatened to depart back. "I have no idea why i used to be born with this chip on my shoulder," he instructed her. Tupelo Man appears to be like at this far-from-ordinary writer in an intimate approach that provides a desirable tale and perception into our personal lives and times.

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By Karl May

ISBN-10: 3780200341

ISBN-13: 9783780200341

"...Ich bin im niedrigsten, tiefsten Ardistan geboren..." So beginnt Karl Mays erschütternde Selbstbiographie. Sie berichtet von einer Kindheit in bitterster Armut, von früher Verfehlung und harter Strafe, vom glänzenden Aufstieg zur Höhe des Erfolges und schließlich vom schicksalhaften Leid im Greisenalter.

Der Band enthält folgende Beiträge:
1.) Karl may possibly, Meine Beichte
2.) Karl might, Mein Leben und Streben
3.) Karl could, Empor ins Reich der Edelmenschen!
4.) A.Gelber/W.Nhil/P.Wilhelm/R.Müller, Karl may possibly in Wien
5.) Euchar Albrecht Schmid, Karl Mays Tod und Nachlaß
6.) Euchar Albrecht Schmid, Gestalt und Idee
7.) Ludwig Gurlitt, Gerechtigkeit für Karl May
8.) Claus Roxin, Karl might, das Strafrecht und die Literatur.
Mit Vorworten zur ersten und zwanzigsten Auflage von Dr. Euchar Albrecht Schmid, zur 21. bis 37. Auflage von Roland Schmid, 38. bis forty-one. Auflage von Prof. Dr. Heinz Stolte und zur forty two. und forty three. Auflage von Bernhard Schmid.

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