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- Simon & Schuster 2004; US$ 16.00
The author of the acclaimed bestseller Bobos in Paradise, which hilariously described the upscale American culture, takes a witty look at how being American shapes us, and how America's suburban civilization will shape the world's future. Take a look at Americans in their natural habitat. You see suburban guys at Home Depot doing that special manly,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. This is the story of how success happens, told through... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 15.99
Do you believe that spending $15,000 on a media center is vulgar, but that spending $15,000 on a slate shower stall is a sign that you are at one with the Zenlike rhythms of nature? Do you work for one of those visionary software companies where people come to work wearing hiking boots and glacier glasses, as if a wall of ice were about to come sliding... more...
- Short Books 2011; US$ 12.99
This is the happiest story you will ever read. It’s about two people who led wonderfully fulfilling, successful lives. The odd thing was, they weren’t born geniuses. They had no extraordinary physical or mental gifts. Nobody would have picked them out at a young age and said they were destined for greatness. How did they do it? In the... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Brimming with mystery, confessions, food, and philosophy, this novel tells the tale of two strangers who meet in a restaurant in the Italian city of Trieste. Stephen, an Australian engineer living in Paris, and Irena, an Italian translator, share a meal and exchange stories in an atmosphere of geniality and refinement. As the story gradually unfolds... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.09
In The Road to Character David Brooks, best-selling author of The Social Animal and New York Times columnist, explains why selflessness leads to greater success You could say there are two kinds of virtues in the world, the résumé virtues and the eulogy virtues. The résumé virtues are the ones you list on your CV, the skills that contribute... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
The poems in this striking new collection take a number of forms, drifting between nature and philosophy, evoking a meditative quality that is both contemplative and full of grace. Spare and honed, David Brooks?s poems range in scale, from investigations into microscopic detail observing the smallest creatures and textures underfoot as well as the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST ? ?I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it.??David Brooks With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 15.00
Esta publicación sintetiza los resultados de tres décadas de investigación apoyada por el IDRC sobre abastecimiento de agua. Demuestra que algunas de las respuestas de mayor peso a la problemática de la escasez de agua se han implementado a nivel local ?en hogares, campos agrícolas, aldeas y vecindarios urbanos. Centrándose no sólo en los resultados... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 15.00
Aujourd'hui, l'accès à l'eau potable fait défaut à plus d'un milliard de personnes. Au cours des 25 prochaines années, le tiers de la population mondiale fera face à une grave pénurie d'eau. De toute évidence, les inégalités quant à la disponibilité et à l'approvisionnement d'eau douce sont une question de vie ou de mort, et constituent, en matière... more...