Long Walk To Freedom (Nelson Mandela)
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.
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
After more than a decade interviewing those closest to the princess and her select circle, sarah bradford exposes the real diana: the blighted childhood, the old-fashioned courtship which saw her capture the prince of wales, the damage caused by the spectre of camilla parker bowles, through to the collapse of the royal marriage and diana’s final and complicated year as single woman.
From a journalist and former writer for tesla comes the astounding story of the most revolutionary car company since ford, revealing how, under elon musk’s ‘insane mode’ leadership, it is bringing an end to the era of gasoline powered transportation.
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.
Lilly singh isn’t just a superstar. She’s superwoman – which is also the name of her wildly popular youtube channel. Funny, smart, and insightful, the actress and comedian covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. It’s no wonder she’s garnered more than a billion views. But lilly didn’t get to the top by being lucky – she had to work for it. Hard.
ජනයා ආර්ථික සංවර්ධනයේ හෝ යුගයක සංවර්ධනය හෝ රඳා ඇත්තේ ද්රව්යමය මාධ්යයන් නිපදවීමේ මට්ටම අනුව බවත් රාජ්ය සංස්ථා, නීතිය පිලිබඳ සංස්ථා, කලාව සහ ආගම පිලිබඳ ආකල්පයන් පවා ඇති වන්නේ මෙම සංවර්ධන මට්ටම අනුව බවත්, එබැවින් එය වසන් නොකොට සම්පුර්ණයෙන් හෙළි කලයුතු බවත් මාක්ස් කිවේය.
ඉංග්රීසි පාලකයන්ගේ ආධිපත්යයට නතුව සිංහල රට දැය ක්රම ක්රමයෙන් පරිහානිය කරා යොමුවෙමින් පැවති යුගයක එය ආරක්ෂා කරගැනීමේ ඒකායන අරමුණින් තම ජීවිතය පවා පරදුවට තබා සටන් කළ අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමාගේ ජීවිත කතාව මෙහි ඇතුළත් වේ.
Born to survivalists in the mountains of idaho, tara westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to harvard and to cambridge university. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.
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.”
Born without arms or legs, nick vujicic overcame his disabilities to live an independent, rich, fulfilling, and “ridiculously good” life while serving as a role model for anyone seeking true happiness. Now an internationally successful motivational speaker, nick eagerly spreads his message: the most important goal is to find your life’s purpose and to never give up, despite whatever difficulties or seemingly impossible odds stand in your way.