Read biographical novel Irving Stone "by Michelangelo. Flour and joy. " You will learn the details of the life and work of Michelangelo Buonarroti. The greatest sculptor and painter of the Renaissance was a difficult way of life: wealth and poverty have known, recognized and endless intrigue envious. His well-being and creativity completely depended on the favor of the Popes, who, to his misfortune, too often replaced. After each death, the fate of the great sculptor radically changed. You will get acquainted with the facts of how Michelangelo created the legendary sculpture "David", and what were his patrons. You may be interested in the details of the work on the painting famous frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. The biography described difficult and more Competitive and relations with Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci.
Reading the book of Carlos Castaneda's "Journey to Ixtlan", you can explore the mysterious world of the shamans of ancient Mexico. The author was a simple American anthropologist and performed research on the plants. Meeting with magician Don Juan turned his life. Carlos has paid less attention to the career of a scientist, and soon, without noticing it, stood on the Way of the Warrior. Several times a year, Castaneda came to his teacher and they would talk for hours. Many times their trips into the desert ended in the coup Sanora consciousness for meticulous scientist. Carlos wrote down all of his meetings with the mysterious and incomprehensible. He desperately resisted, questioning the new knowledge. Do not take this book only as a guide for modern shamans. It will be very interesting for lovers of metaphors and allegories. You will learn to self-irony, to appreciate every moment of life and take responsibility for what happens. From the book you can learn about the sources of Personal Power. Shaman reveals the secrets of the ancient tribes and taught to go towards your goals, living in harmony with the world and paying attention to the signs. "Journey to Ixtlan" - is an allegorical story about finding yourself, your best course of life.
The book "Humor serious writers" F. Krivine you will find many stories of Russian classics with uncharacteristic for them to form a humorous presentation. The book contains essays ironic AN Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, MA Bulgakov and many others. Read the story FM Dostoevsky's "Crocodile" in which Vinogradov decided to act outside the box in order to attract public attention. The official concluded if ingested crocodile, where he will be seen soon. Outside the crocodile that possibility it was not. Vinogradov invited to join and his wife, but her confused thoughts unpresentable appearance. Another official tried to save a comrade and brought the benefits of a free life. However, swallowed his own philosophy. Learn what ended Vinogradov for his antics and what was hidden subtext FM Dostoevsky.