Book novelties of May
Alexandra Wolfe “The Valley of the Gods”
The daughter of the famous writer Tom Wolfe compiled a detailed guide to the Silicon Valley. It is there that not only innovation and the latest developments in the field of information technologies are born, but radical social and world-view models are being formed. The book will tell about several scholarship holders of the Peter Tile Foundation, the founder of PayPal and the legendary investor. Alexandra Wolfe has traced the lives of several young millionaire startups, who also face not only luxurious receptions and invitations to central channels, but also complex life issues.
Alexa Kley, Kira Maya Fillips, “Economist Binters”
The book will tell about the most outstanding “losers” who have succeeded even in the most unusual spheres. The authors tell the story of the Amish from Missouri, who bred dairy camels to Somali pirates and French hackers engaged in the illegal restoration of Paris. The authors convey their picture of the world – hacking is a life style, and it is possible to hack not only the program, but also oneself, one’s thinking, one’s way of life.
Kazuo Ішіґуро «Похований велетень»
History will tell about England of the fifth century, shortly after the death of King Arthur. The period of chivalry, which still remembers the Romans and recently got rid of the darkness of the Iron Age. On the British Isles settled orcs, elves and dragons. In addition to supernatural beings, England is faced with a mysterious haze that takes people’s memory. The main characters Axel and Beatrice are trying to visit their son, facing a number of difficulties on the way. The return of memory will mean the return of hostility between the Saxons and the Britons, which will result in a bloody war.
Іabel Aliede “There, in the winter”
Isabelle Allende is a master of stories, especially when it comes to the floridity of human destinies. The writer has lived in the US for many years after escaping from Chile, but she still remains in the world literature in the voice of Latin America. Allende’s novel is described as a traditional immersion in psychological realism and the bitter poetics of the South. The novel takes place in New York, during a snow storm, Richard Baumaster, an old university teacher falls into a car accident. Another participant in the accident, Evelyn, a young girl from Guatemala, who is afraid to return to her brutal employer. The severity of the plot adds a dead body in the trunk of a young girl. Richard and his girlfriend Luis become hostages of conscience, and decide to help the girl escape from punishment.