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Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues ...

Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson in The Russian Book Store No.1

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Psoglavtsy (Doghead) by Aleksey Mavrin

"Psoglavtsy" (Doghead) is a brilliant debut novel by Alexei Mavrin, Russia's first novel about dangerology, humans, hunting for artifacts, deadly world of culture.

Dangerology is a professional slang, produced from the English «danger». Indicates a) science - a synthesis of esoteric, culture and the various branches of other disciplines (history, anthropology, sociology, statistics, etc.), which studies paranormal properties of art objects and historical relics, and b) practical work on the detection, investigation and "neutralization" dangerous to human art objects and historical relics.

Lost in a forest village, surrounded by peat quarries. Near the ruins of the penal area. Three young restorers come to this wilderness, to remove from the wall of an abandoned church fresco perishing. Light work only five days ... But the mural - doghead, heretical image of St. Christopher with the head of a dog, and a village appears in the old days was a schismatic hermitages. And in the mist of all the fires began to appear more distinct different story - a mysterious and frightening.

See book trailer on the book by Alexis Mavrin "Psoglavtsy":

Psoglavtsy by Aleksey Mavrin at The Russian Book Store No.1


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