The seminal work of the French Sociologist Roger Caillois, a translation of Les jeux et les hommes (1958). It is an influential book on the sociology of play and games, or rather in Caillois' terms sociology derived from play. Caillois sees many of the st
451 Fahrenheit - the temperature at which the paper ignites and burns. The philosophical anti-Utopia of Bradbury draws a hopeless picture of the development of a postindustrial society: this is the world of the future, in which all written editions are ru
A multifaceted person with an unusual destiny and amazing gift of the narrator, Russian writer, ethnographer, lexicographer, military doctor Vladimir Ivanovich Dahl collected his vocabulary, proverbs, folk songs and fairy tales all his life. The collection includes eight fairy tales: "The Snow Maiden Girl", "About the Mouse-Nose", "Crane and Heron",...
The reader is invited to book the great humanist of the Renaissance Erasmus of Rotterdam Praise of Nonsense (1509), which brought the author world fame. The translation belongs to PN Ardashev, a Russian historian and publicist, who once sang a sparrow, Vi
Remarkable illustrations of the People's Artist of the USSR Mikhail Karpenko (1915-1991) surprisingly accurately convey the spirit of the famous fairy tale of Peter Ershov, full of folk wisdom, subtle irony and magic. The book in this design was first pub
John Steinbeck's cult novel The Grapes of Wrath was first published in America in 1939, received the Pulitzer Prize, and the author himself was later awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. To date, "Grapes of Anger" are included in many of the curricula
Andrei Filimonov is a writer, poet, journalist. In 2012 he invented and launched in Russia and Europe Mobile Poetry Festival "DanceNigde". He is the author of several poetic collections and the novel "Tadpole and Saints" (short list of the National Bestse
Everything in this book is pedagogically useful and artistically beautiful. First, a dynamic and instructive story about a stupid cockerel, who three times came across fox tricks and found herself in her paws. It's good that reliable friends of the cat an
A fire broke out in the house. In the window of a burning apartment, a girl was rushing ... A guy jumped off from the site of a tram that passed by. He rushed to the house, went up to the window by the drainpipe, took the girl in his arms and brought it to the neighboring balcony, not covered by fire ... Near the house, the crying mother begged the...
British journalist, publicist and children's writer Leyla Berg compiled a fascinating book about the adventures of a small car named Malysh. Like every child, every day is full of impressions: he falls into the fog, then because of a breakdown he is dragged in tow, he remains without gasoline, then crosses the sea by ferry. The car is responsive and...
Pot of porridge - a German folk tale from the collection of the Brothers Grimm, perhaps one of the most famous and beloved from early childhood. The uncomplicated plot of this short joke fairy tale is easily perceived by very young children, just beginnin
Everyone knows that in the modern world almost all goods are manufactured in factories and factories with the help of machine tools and machines. However, many beautiful and useful things are still made by hand craftsmen who have preserved the ancient tra
The main hero of the fairy tale of the famous Norwegian poet, writer and composer Alfa Priisen is Kozlonok, who learned to count to ten. He is eager to apply his knowledge in practice, so during the walk he assigns order numbers to everyone he meets along
Unfortunately, most of Vvedensky's wonderful children's books have been in oblivion for many years. Filling this gap, the Melik-Pashayev publishing house offers young readers and their parents an ingenious story of the homeless cat, told at the beginning
This is a unique project timed to the 400th anniversary of the accession of the Romanovs' house in Russia, combining elements of the feature and documentary films, information graphics and animation. History will tell you what the Russian autocracy was li
Arrival in Primorsk new head of the district department of the Internal Affairs Directorate Colonel Ganetsky becomes for the head of the search, Egor Zhzhonov, an unpleasant surprise. By that time, Zhzhenov had imposed a relative order on the territory en
Level B2. The textbook includes modern lexicon and grammar for learners of Russian interested in diplomatic work and international relations.
Man and Woman: Body, Fashion, Culture throughout the USSR history and untill the Thaw.
A board game in Russian similar to Scrabble.
Reissue of the world's first book on Russian rock, released in the West in 1987 and in the USSR in 1991 and has since become a classic. 'Almost the entirety of this book (except for the last chapter and sentimental appendages) was written exactly twenty years ago, and I first published it in the city of London, I have always despised the hype around...
A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial...
Reader for learners of Russian. 3000 words lexicon minimum.
Reader that focuses on the texts of Russian media (e.g. newspapers, magazines, etc.).