A Promised Land
A promised land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective – the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a black american, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change”, and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making.
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A prominent viennese psychiatrist before the war, viktor frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in auschwitz coped (or didn’t) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest – and who offered proof that everything can be taken away from us except the ability to choose our attitude in any given set of circumstances
The rivalry that destroyed and empire and forged our age revolves around the lives of two of the most universally renowned figures, mahatma gandhi and winston churchill. This book describes the arch rivalry between the two, and how it sealed the fate of the british empire and india. The two of them were born in completely different setups. Winston was born to an aristocratic family in britain, while gandhi was born in a small town in india to a middle-class family.
The 30 letters in letters from a father to his daughter were written by nehru in the summer of 1928, when indira was in mussoorie, and he was in allahabad. To make up for his absence, he wrote these letters. He wanted to make his daughter aware of her circumstances, of her environment. Nehru’s intention was to nurture indira’s young and impressionable mind with an unprejudiced view of history, as well as the current state of affairs.
In 1963 stephen hawking was given two years to live. Defying all the odds, he died in march 2018 at age seventy-six as the most celebrated scientist in the world. This carefully researched, and now newly updated, up-to-the-minute biography and tribute gives a rich picture of hawking’s remarkable life – his childhood, the heart-rending beginning of his struggle with motor neurone disease, his ever-increasing international fame, and his long personal battle for survival in pursuit of a scientific understanding of the universe. From more recent years,
Steve jobs’ provides an account of jobs’ professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews isaacson has conducted with jobs as well as extensive interviews with jobs’ family members, this book is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.
Selected as a book of the year by the new york times, evening standard, observer, sunday times, mail on sunday and the economist shortlisted for waterstones book of the year the new york times number one bestseller the sunday times bestseller ‘finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option…unmissable’ new york times at the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, paul kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live
දේශයත්, ජාතියත් රැකගැන්ම උදෙසා සිය දිවි දෙවෙනිකොට යටත් විජිත ආක්රමණ හමුවේ නැගී සිටි අභීත වීරයන් සත් දෙනෙකුගේ ජීවන වෘත්තාන්තයන් හි ශූර වීර, රසාලිප්ත තොරතුරු රැසක් මෙහි අන්තර්ගත වේ.BUY EBOOK VERSION
Christine Wilson විසින් රචිත Surgeon of the Wilderness ග්රන්ථයේ සිංහල පරිවර්තනයයි. තමන්ගේ තත්වය බාහිර ලෝකය සමග සසඳා බලන්න ඔවුනට කිසිම ඉඩක් නැහැ. ඔවුන්ගේ අසන්තෘප්තිය, ඔවුන්ගේ හුදෙකලාවෙන් සහමුලින් ම මර්දනය වෙලා. ඒ තත්ත්වය ශිෂ්ටාචාරයේ නිර්මාණයක්.”
ලෝක පුජීත කීර්තිමත් ශල්ය වෛද්යවරයකු වු විලියම් ස්ටුවර්ට් හල්ස්ටඩ් ගේ ඒකායන පරමාර්ථය වුයේ සැත්කම්වලට බදුන් වන මිනිස්සු සැත්කමේ දි හා එයින් පසු විදින මහත් වු වේදනාව තුරන් කොට ශල්යකර්මය වඩාත් සුවපහසු ප්රතිකාරයක් ලෙස දියුණු කිරීමය. ඒ සදහා ඔහුට අවසානයේ දි සිය ජීවිතය පරදුවට තැබීමේ ප්රබල අභියෝගයකට ද මුහුණ දීමට සිදු වු නමුත් සියලු බලවේගයන් අභිබවා ඉතිහාසයේ නම සටහන් කළ යුග පුරුෂයකු බවට පත් වීමට හැකි විය.
ස්ටීව් ජොබ්ස්, බිල් ගේට්ස්, රටන් ටාටා, රිචඩ් බ්රන්සන්, වෝල්ට් ඩිස්නි, මාර්ක් සකර්බර්ග්, හෙන්රි ෆෝර්ඩ්, අනිටා රොඩික්, සෑම් වෝල්ටන්, වැනි නැවත නැවත හැදෑරිය යුතු ව්යාපාරිකයන්ගේ ජීවන තොරතුරු ඇසුරෙන් ලියවුනු මහමොලකාරයෝ කෘතිය එම ව්යාපාරිකයන්ගේ ජීවන තොරතුරු හෙළි කිරීමෙන් පමණක් නොනැවතී ප්රයෝගිකව ජීවිතය එන්නත් කරගත හැකි කළමනාකරණ සහ පුද්ගල සංවර්ධන සංකල්ප රැසක් හෙළි කරයි.
Nelson mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in south africa won him the nobel peace prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the african national congress and head of south africa’s antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule.