Author: Cate Brubaker
Summary: Are you returning “home” after living, working or studying abroad? Warning: for most people, re-entry (also called reverse culture shock or repatriation) is the HARDEST part of the entire living abroad experience!
That’s why the Re-entry Roadmap workbook takes you by the hand and guides you through this challenging transition.
Filled with fresh insights, thought-provoking activities, and actionable advice, the Re-entry Roadmap gives you the keys to greater insight, meaning, and ease in re-entry by helping you: Continue reading “The Re-entry Roadmap: Find Your Best Next Step After Living Abroad”
Author: Language: Italiano Summary: Un volume imperdibile che svela ai lettori alcune perle nascoste del fotografo americano. Il magnifico tripudio di fotografie contenute in questo volume ci restituisce il cuore pulsante del suo lavoro, che consiste nel trovare il lato umano nascosto dietro i titoloni dei giornali e, così facendo, ripristinare l’umanità di tutti noi. Ogni fotografia di Steve McCurry è un capolavoro, e sono molti … Continue reading Il mondo nei miei occhi
Author: Howard Richler
Summary: Celebrating a language that is spoken by 1.6 billion people, this entertaining analysis explores the international growth of English and gives an in-depth examination of its history.
Explaining the differences and similarities between the eight English-languages—African, American, Australian/New Zealand, British, Canadian, Caribbean, East Asian, and South Asian—this survey reflects on both dialect and usage.
Continue reading “Global Mother Tongue : The Eight Flavours of English”
Author: Bill Bryson
Summary: With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson—the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent—brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language.
Continue reading “The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way”
Author: Mark Gevisser
Summary: More than seven years in the making, Mark Gevisser’s The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers is an exploration of how the conversation around sexual orientation and gender identity has come to divide—and describe—the world in an entirely new way over the first two decades of the twenty-first century. No social movement has brought change so quickly and with such dramatically mixed results. While same-sex marriage and gender transition are celebrated in some parts of the world, laws are being strengthened to criminalize homosexuality and gender nonconformity in others. As new globalized queer identities are adopted by people across the world—thanks to the digital revolution—fresh culture wars have emerged. A new Pink Line, Gevisser argues, has been drawn across the globe, and he takes readers to its frontiers. Continue reading “The Pink Line – Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers”
Author: Claudia Vannucci
Summary: È inutile far finta di niente: prima o poi al cimitero ci finiamo tutti, artisti e re, ricchi e poveri, soldati e civili. Quello che cambia è come vogliamo essere ricordati.
Continue reading “Cemetery Safari. I morti non sono mai stati così divertenti”