The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye “The Catcher in the Rye” – a novel by the American writer Jerome Salinger.It is on behalf of a 17-year-old boy named Holden frankly tells about his heightened perception of American reality and rejection of the general canons and morals of modern society. The work was immensely popular both among …

The Blood of Olympus

The Blood of Olympus “The blood of Olympus” – a cycle of genre of heroic teenage fantasy of American writer Rick Riordan,The world is slowly but surely plunged into chaos. Goddess of the land Gaia is ready to reborn, which threatens the imminent death of all life. Greeks and Romans on the threshold of war. …

The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado “The Cask of Amontillado” is the story of Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1846. The story takes place in an unnamed Italian city, at an unreported time (probably in the 18th century). The story is from the first person, the narrator narrates his mortal revenge to his friend, who allegedly …

Into the Wild

Into the Wild John Krakauer (born April 12, 1954) is an American writer, journalist and climber. Among the most famous of his works – the book “In the wild.” In the book described how a young man from a wealthy family gets hitchhiked to Alaska, where all alone, hunting and collecting food, lives in an …

Rose for Emily

Rose for Emily “Rose for Emily” (English A Rose for Emily) – a story by the American writer William Faulkner.The story is told as if by the inhabitants of the whole city. We learn about the tragic fate of Emily only by rumors. Involuntarily wondering why this type of narrative is. Rumors and prejudices played …

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Book written by Dale Carnegie. Book’s contest: The book consists of simple tips that should influence your relationship with the community. The book contains many quotations of great people. My opinion: the truth, he lists very literal ways like “Smile, this is a very simple way to produce a first impression that is profitable for …

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Seven skills of highly effective people. Powerful tools for personal development (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic) is a popular book by American business consultant Stephen Covey about personality development, based primarily on the principles of humanistic psychology. This book is about the …

The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence, the fundamental document of the American Revolution adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and the proclamation of separation from Britain of its 13 North American colonies. The inevitability of a break with the metropolis, especially increased after the beginning of military operations in April …