• Books that you can give a man on February 23

    Ties, socks and shaving foam have already become boring for more than one generation of men, and he will buy electronic gadgets for himself. It's time to remember that the book is still a good gift.

    “Letters to note. The collection of letters of the legendary people ", Sean Asher

    Publishing House "Livebook"

    “Letters to note. The collection of letters of the legendary people ", Sean Asher

    Collection of letters, notes and telegrams of famous people, where between the lines their fates are read. Among the authors of letters are writers and musicians, artists and scientists: Oscar Wilde, Ray Bradbury, Louis Armstrong, Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, Virginia Woolf.

    Inside each letter is a story. Some of them cost a whole biography. For example, the suicide note of the writer Virginia Woolf or the spiritual letter of Iggy Pop addressed to his fan.

    “How not to make mistakes: The power of mathematical thinking”, Jordan Ellenberg

    Mann, Ivanov and Ferber Publishing House

    “How not to make mistakes: The power of mathematical thinking”, Jordan Ellenberg

    “The Power of Mathematical Thinking” is one of the most fun books about the fact that mathematics is an important part of our life.

    Jordan Ellenberg, a professor of mathematics and an expert in number theory, fascinatingly tells us that our world is built on mathematical principles. And if you open them, the world will become clearer and it will be possible to get into the essence of things. Mathematics can be useful in studying painting and foreign languages, in everyday life and even in the ability to build a career. Quote: “Knowledge of mathematics is a kind of X-ray glasses, which allow you to see the structure of the world, hidden under a disorderly, chaotic surface. Mathematics is the science of how not to make mistakes, and mathematical forms and methods have been forged through many centuries of hard work and debate. ”

    “Money. Informal biography of money ", Felix Martin

    Sinbad Publishing House

    “Money. Informal biography of money ", Felix Martin

    Economist Felix Martin examines the phenomenon of money in a huge historical layer from Ancient Mesopotamia to the USSR.

    The purpose of money is to preserve social balance, to promote economic development. But this task is not being fulfilled, especially recently, when capital has become at the forefront, when financial bubbles are created and economic collapse is brewing.

    "Platoon.Officers and Militiamen of Russian Literature ", Zakhar Prilepin

    AST Publisher, Elena Shubina Editorial Board

    "Platoon. Officers and Militiamen of Russian Literature ", Zakhar Prilepin

    Eleven essays about the writers and poets of the Golden Age, who were able to hold not only a pen, but also a weapon. Gavrila Derzhavin, Konstantin Batyushkov, Peter Chaadaev, Peter Vyazemsky, Alexander Bestuzhev-Marlinsky - all of them, besides literary creativity, took part in hostilities. The golden age has something in common with the present, and classic writers stand close to Prilepa’s eyes and are felt almost by relatives.

    ““ It's all wrong, guys ... ”Vladimir Vysotsky in the memories of friends and colleagues”

    Publisher "AST"

    ““ It's all wrong, guys ... ”Vladimir Vysotsky in the memories of friends and colleagues”

    Collection of memories of the Soviet idol of the XX century. Vysotsky in the eyes of forty people appears different: and strong, confident, and jerky, vulnerable. But one thing is clear: for each of these forty, including Galina Volchek, Alla Demidova, Vladimir Voinovich, Eldar Ryazanov, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Sergey Yursky, he meant a lot. The real Vysotsky appears through all the monumentality that has formed around him. In this book, he is not so much a genius and a legend as a living person.

    “Tobol. Many are called, "Alexey Ivanov

    AST Publisher, Elena Shubina Editorial Board

    “Tobol. Many are called, "Alexey Ivanov

    The first part of a large-scale historical novel by the famous Ural writer tells the story of the conquest of Siberia in the time of Peter I. In the Tobol, several dozen leading characters: merchants, shamans, captured Swedes, runaway splitters and Peter I himself - but the action revolves around the alter ego of the author, Tobolsk Architect Remezov.

    "Letters on the letter", Charles Bukowski

    Publisher "Eksmo"

    "Letters on the letter", Charles Bukowski

    A new look at the famous author of books in the genre of "dirty realism." In letters Bukovsky vulnerable and even romantic. The book is worth reading if you want to get a dozen tips from an intelligent, knowing a lot about yourself and about others. After all, even in the inscription on his own grave, Charles Bukowski gave a practical, meaningful advice: "Do not try."

    The characteristic syllable of the writer and even the graphic elements of the letter were preserved thanks to the efforts of the translator Maxim Nemtsov.


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