Download e-book for kindle: The Special One: The Dark Side of Jose Mourinho by Diego Torres, Pete Jenson

By Diego Torres, Pete Jenson

Author note: Pete Jenson (Translator)

An explosive and stunning biography of Jose Mourinho - revealing the darkish facet of 'the certain one'.

When José Mourinho introduced his go back to English soccer, it sparked celebrations from fanatics and press alike. As essentially the most charismatic figures within the online game, his reappearance may possibly without doubt in basic terms be an excellent thing...

But is there a darker part to the Mourinho? A mischievous, scheming, even tyrannical caliber to the guy underneath the veneer of charm?

As a part of El Pais, Diego Torres is among the prime investigative newshounds in Spanish soccer, and during this explosive biography of 'the certain one' he uncovers secrets and techniques and lies that may swap the way in which we see Mourinho.

From dodgy dealings to assassinations of avid gamers either outdoors and inside his personal group, and different surprising revelations, organize To Lose finds Mourinho as a guy some distance faraway from the hero such a lot of humans ponder him to be.

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New PDF release: Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy

By Frank McLynn

Mongol chief Genghis Khan used to be a powerful warrior, extra robust even than Alexander the nice or Napoleon. He effectively waged battle on fronts concurrently whereas additionally conquering Russia in iciness. So how did an illiterate nomad from a country of simply 2 million humans triumph over and subdue lots of the identified world—from the Adriatic to the Pacific, the Arctic Ocean to the Persian Gulf? have been the Mongols easily a horde of thugs, in charge of the best massacres in historical past till the 20 th century? Or, have been they really the architects of the 1st globalization, spurring at the Age of Discovery and the Renaissance? In a fast moving landscape of struggle from China to Poland, Frank McLynn solutions those and different questions, illuminating the genius of Genghis Khan.

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Download PDF by Richard Schickel: Elia Kazan

By Richard Schickel

Few figures in movie and theater background tower like Elia Kazan. Born in 1909 to Greek mom and dad in Istanbul, Turkey, he arrived in the United States with incomparable imaginative and prescient and force, and by way of the Fifties he used to be crucial and influential director within the kingdom, concurrently dominating either theater and movie. His productions of A Streetcar Named wish and demise of a salesperson reshaped the values of the level. His motion pictures -- such a lot significantly at the Waterfront -- introduced a brand new realism and a brand new depth of functionality to the films. Kazan's occupation spanned instances of huge swap in his followed kingdom, and his paintings affiliated him with lots of America's nice inventive moments and figures, from big apple City's workforce Theatre of the Thirties to the rebellious vanguard of Fifties Hollywood; from Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy to Marlon Brando and James Dean.

Ebullient and secretive, daring and self-doubting, liked but reviled for "naming names" ahead of the home Un-American actions Committee, Kazan used to be someone as advanced and interesting as any he directed. He has lengthy deserved a biography as smart and sympathetic as this one.

In the electrifying Elia Kazan, famous movie historian and critic Richard Schickel illuminates even more than a unmarried wonderful existence and life's paintings: He will pay discerning tribute to the facility of theater and movie, and casts a brand new mild on six an important many years of yankee history.

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Get A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in PDF

By Miranda Richmond Mouillot

A tender lady strikes throughout an ocean to discover the reality approximately her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and items jointly the extreme tale in their wartime experiences

In 1948, after surviving international conflict II by way of escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, obtained an outdated stone apartment in a distant, picturesque village within the South of France. 5 years later, Anna packed her baggage and walked out on Armand, taking the typewriter and their childrens. other than one short stumble upon, the 2 by no means observed or spoke to one another back, by no means remarried, and not published what had divided them forever.

A Fifty-Year Silence is the deeply concerning account of Miranda Richmond Mouillot's trip to determine what occurred among her grandmother, a doctor, and her grandfather, an interpreter on the Nuremberg Trials, who refused to utter his wife's identify aloud after she left him. to find the roots in their embittered and entrenched silence, Miranda abandons her plans for the long run and strikes to their stone residence, now a crumbling smash; immerses herself in letters, archival fabrics, and secondary resources; and teases tales out of her reticent, and declining, grandparents. As she reconstructs how Anna and Armand braved overwhelming odds and the way the data her grandfather got at Nuremberg destroyed their courting, Miranda wrestles with the legacy of trauma, the weight of background, and the complexities of reminiscence. She additionally unearths herself studying how not just to outlive yet to thrive – creating a domestic within the village and falling in love.

With heat, humor, and wealthy, evocative information that carry her grandparents' outsize characters and their day-by-day struggles vividly to existence, A Fifty-Year Silence is a heartbreaking, uplifting love tale spanning continents and 3 generations.

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New PDF release: My Appetite for Destruction: Sex, and Drugs, and Guns N'

By Steven Adler

No secret's too darkish.
No revelation too ailing. yet you want to have the urge for food for it.

After 40 years, twenty-eight ODs, 3 botched suicides, middle assaults, a few penal complex stints, and a debilitating stroke, Steven Adler, the main self-destructive rock big name ever, is able to proportion the shattering untold fact in My urge for food for Destruction.

while Adler used to be 11 years outdated he informed his closest pals he was once going to be a rock celebrity within the world's maximum band. in addition to 4 uniquely talented—but very advanced and demanding—musicians, Adler helped shape weapons N' Roses. They rose from the streets—primal rockers who obliterated glam rock and its tremendous hair to resurrect rock's more true blues roots.

They have been relentless rock stars, onstage and stale, taking "sex, medicinal drugs, and rock 'n' roll" to obscene degrees of reckless abandon. through the overdue Nineteen Eighties, GNR used to be the largest rock band on the earth, not easy headlines, awards, and sold-out exhibits, with one of many maximum rock albums of all time: Appetite for Destruction. yet there has been a value to pay. For Adler, it was once his wellbeing and fitness and his sanity, culminating in a brutal banishment by means of his once-beloved musical brothers. Adler digs deep, revealing the final secrets and techniques, not just his personal yet GNR's besides: Slash's betrayal, Axl's unpredictable mood, and Duff's revenge. He bares all of it with this stunning fuck-the-fates exposÉ that charts his meteoric upward thrust and devastating cave in.

Adler used to be humiliated and disgraced while Axl Rose kicked him out of GNR in entrance of an MTV viewers of hundreds of thousands. Adler plunged into the darkish aspect, spending many of the subsequent two decades in a drug-fueled hell. yet he eventually beat his epic habit to crack and heroin less than the care of Dr. Drew Pinsky.

With Adler's newfound readability comes a fierce selection to inform all of it. Revelatory, heartbreaking, hilarious, and finally inspirational, you'll by no means learn something extra jaw-droppingly sincere than My urge for food for Destruction.

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Get Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of PDF

By Daniel Bryan, Craig Tello

Sure! certain! sure! Daniel Bryan is the true deal. Everyone's favourite underdog, he's confirmed to the realm and to all of WWE that appears will be deceiving. simply ask each person who's ever underestimated him…right earlier than he went out and whipped the WWE Universe right into a frenzy.

This is Bryan's behind-the-scenes tale instructed for the 1st time ever -- from his beginnings as a toddler eager to strive against to his ten years at the circuit earlier than ultimately making it in WWE.
When his "YES!" chant turns into a full-fledged stream, his profession skyrockets. This ebook chronicles all of the exertions, values, impacts, particular lifestyles offerings and extra resulting in his watershed week at WrestleMania 30. You won't are looking to omit it. sure! We're certain approximately this.

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New PDF release: Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of

By Meryl Comer

Emmy-award profitable broadcast journalist and top Alzheimer’s recommend Meryl Comer’s sluggish Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly own, unflinching account of her husband’s conflict with Alzheimer’s illness that serves as a much-needed warning sign to raised comprehend and tackle a innovative and lethal affliction.

When Meryl Comer’s husband Harvey Gralnick used to be clinically determined with early onset Alzheimer’s illness in 1996, she watched because the guy who headed hematology and oncology learn on the nationwide Institutes of health and wellbeing began to misplace very important files and omit scientific info that had as soon as been cataloged encyclopedically in his brain. With harrowing honesty, she brings readers head to head with this devastating and its results on its sufferers and people who take care of them. Detailing the day-by-day realities and overwhelming tasks of caregiving, Comer sheds extensive mild in this nationwide well-being quandary, utilizing her own experiences—the error and the breakthroughs—to positioned a face to a misunderstood affliction, whereas revealing the proof every person must know.

Pragmatic and constant, Meryl has committed herself to combating Alzheimer’s and elevating public information. “Nothing I do is absolutely approximately me; it’s all approximately ensuring nobody finally ends up like me,” she writes. Deeply own and illuminating, gradual Dancing With a Stranger deals perception and tips for navigating Alzheimer’s demanding situations. it's also an pressing name to motion for extensive examine and a caution that we needs to organize for the longer term, rather than being managed by way of a affliction and a healthcare procedure not able to struggle it.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Lord of Uraniborg: A Biography of Tycho Brahe by Thoren V.E., Christianson J.R.

By Thoren V.E., Christianson J.R.

The Lord of Uraniborg is a complete biography of Tycho Brahe, father of contemporary astronomy, famed alchemist and littérateur of the sixteenth-century Danish Renaissance. Written in a full of life and fascinating kind, Victor Thoren's biography deals fascinating views on Tycho's lifestyles and provides replacement analyses of just about each point of his clinical paintings. a variety of readers attracted to astronomy, background of astronomy and the heritage of technology will locate this e-book interesting.

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Download e-book for kindle: M: The Caravaggio Enigma by Peter Robb

By Peter Robb

M is the identify of an enigma. In his brief and violent lifestyles, Michaelangelo Merisi, from Caravaggio, replaced artwork for ever. within the method he laid naked his personal sexual longing and the brutal realities of his lifestyles with stunning frankness. Like no painter prior to him and few because, M the guy looks in his artwork. As a publication approximately artwork and existence and the way they attach, there hasn't ever been whatever relatively love it.

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New PDF release: Amelia

By Nancy Nahra

EISBN-13: 9781612306346

When she took off on her epic flight world wide on June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart had already earned her position in twentieth-century historical past. She used to be the 1st girl (and moment individual) to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean. She set greater than a dozen files within the damaging early days of aviation: She was once the 1st pilot to fly nonstop around the continental usa and the 1st to fly from Honolulu to California. regardless of these accomplishments, she remained modest, self-effacing, and captivating, counting mechanics, rival pilots, and primary girl Eleanor Roosevelt between her shut buddies. yet our enduring fascination along with her stems mostly from the secret of her ultimate flight, while she and her navigator Fred Noonan vanished into the vastness of the Pacific Ocean greater than seventy-five years in the past. Her disappearance has come to overshadow her existence, yet she used to be extra – even more. this is her unforgettable tale.

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