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books of the week

Books of the Week: 16th June – 21st June

20 giugno 2014 at 20:56 By

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FILOSOFIA PER LA VITA E ALTRI MOMENTI DIFFICILI
(Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations) by Jules Evans
In this  book, Jules Evans reveals how ancient philosophies saved his life from depression and explains that they can help us to become happier and wiser.
THE AUTHOR:  Jules Evans, journalist philosopher and psychologist is policy director at the Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary, University of London. He is also co-organizer of the London Philosophy Club, and is researching and promoting the growth of philosophy clubs around the world. He has written on philosophy and psychology for many important magazines and collaborates with BBC.

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BOLLI, SEMPRE BOLLI, FORTISSIMAMENTE BOLLI. LA GUERRA INFINITA ALLA BUROCRAZIA
(Stamp duties, more and more stamp duties. The never-ending war to bureaucracy)  by  G. Antonio 
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An amusing and bitter report of our bureaucracy, how our ministers and magistrates work: rules, mechanisms, wastes and privileges which cost Italy about 70 billion Euros.
THE AUTHOR:  Gian Antonio Stella, is a journalist who works for  ‟Corriere della Sera”. He has published several essays included  Schei, un reportage sul Nordest (2000); Dio Po, gli uomini che fecero la Padania, pamphlet sulla Lega; Lo spreco (2001); Chic, un viaggio ironico e feroce tra gli italiani che hanno fatto i soldi (2001); L’orda. Quando gli albanesi eravamo noi (2003); Odissee. Italiani sulle rotte del sogno (2004);  il romanzo Il maestro magro (2005); La Casta, La Deriva; Vandali e Licenziare i padreterni  together with Sergio Rizzo.

 

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PULCE (Flea) by di Lionel Messi, Guillem Balague
He was a very little, tiny boy when he flew from Argentina to Spain to play with one of the most important football leagues in the world: the Barca. Nobody trusted him, except for his family and he has won: now the flea is a giant! The book has been selected as Book of the year for Sports Book Award 2014.
THE AUTHORS:
Lionel Messi, (argentina, 1987, da Jorge Horacio) was born in a humble family of Italian origins and now is one of the best football players in the world (four Gold Footballs)
Guillem Balague, born in Barcellona and living in England, is a journalist and writer who deals with  Sky Sport in Spain and collaborates with yhe Daily Telegraph, The Observer, and BBC.

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CUCCIA E IL SEGRETO DI MEDIOBANCA
(Cuccia and Mediobanca secret) by Giorgio La Malfa
Enrico Cuccia is a legendary man, a domineering figure both in the financial and in the economic italian fields.  He was the man who created  and directed Mediobanca, an investment bank born in 1946.  La Malfa revals  Cuccuia’s formation abroad and his experiences before Mediobanca.
THE AUTHOR: Giorgio La Malfa (1939) taught policy and economy at the universities in Milan,  Torino and Catania. He was minister, president of the Republican Italian Party and deputy at the European Parliament.  Now he collaborates at the European Leadership Network for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non Proliferation, an antinuclear weapon European organization. La Malfa has already published L’Europa legata. I rischi dell’euro (2000), Keynes (2006), and L’Europa in pericolo: La crisi dell’euro (2011).

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TOUJOURS CHIC
(Forever chic) by  Tish Jett
Beautifully written , the book is full of insider information on style and substance to get  that certain je ne sais quoi. American fashion journalist and blogger Tish Jett who has been living in Paris for over 25 years revelas the secrets of une femme d’un certain age interviewing  friends, stylists and designers.
THE AUTHOR:  Tish Jett, fashion journalist has worked for New York Daily News,  Chicago Tribune, International Herald 
Tribune in Parigi and  Elle America. Now she is living in France.

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