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Sylvie Vartan

Word by Word

Word by Word
She left her native Bulgaria at the age of seven. Ten years later, she recorded her first song in Paris... Sylvie Vartan, the star we all know for the song "The Little White Cloud" (Oblache le Bialo), wrote his exquisite, filled with common sense ...read mor

John Allyn

47 Ronin Story

47 Ronin Story
"47 Ronin Story" is the unforgettable tale of a band of samurai who defied the Emperor to avenge the disgrace and death of their master, and faced certain death as a result. This set off a chain of events that led to one of the bloodiest episodes in ...read mor

Jung Chang, Jon Halliday

Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Unknown Story
The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader ever written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao’s close circle in China who have never talked before — and with ...read mor

Vicente Botin

Castro's Funeral

Castro's Funeral
From January 2005 to October 2008 Vicente Botin worked in Cuba – a difficult job given the strict control that the State Security exerts over foreign journalists. No one on the island is allowed to tell the truth about what really goes on ...read mor

Pierre Voillery

Alexander Exarh. A Bulgarian Destiny

Alexander Exarh. A Bulgarian Destiny
This book is a result of patient research I started in the seventies, while I was preparing my PhD dissertation at the Higher Institute of Social Studies and the subject was the Bulgarian Revival and the West. It was my first encounter with ...read mor

Zhelyu Mitev Zhelev

My Political Biography

My Political Biography
This is the second edition of the autobiography of Zhelyu Zhelev, Bulgaria's first democratically elected president after the fall of ...read mor

Ivan P. Kamenarovic

Classical China

Classical China
A journey through time and space in the Ancient world of China, this book aims at students, tourists and people, interested in Ancient civilizations. Practical and distinct, it introduces the main characteristics of the richest of all Ancient ...read mor

Henry Pozzi

The War Is Coming Back

The War Is Coming Back
Henry Pozzi's "War Is Coming Back" was published in 1935, at the daybreak of the Second World War. It describes the intricate political situation in Eastern Europe and is a warning of an eventual conflict between Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia and ...read mor

René Puaux

From Sofia to Tchataldja

From Sofia to Tchataldja
René Puaux (1878 1937) was a correspondent of the Paris newspaper Le Tan. During the Balkan war (1912) he went on a mission to Bulgaria to describe the development of the war. His telegrams, letters and observations have documented piece ...read mor

Lubomir Popov

One Ambassador Tells

One Ambassador Tells
The memoirs of the highly respected and long-lived diplomat Lubomir Popov (1918-2005) provide a wide view over the bilateral relations of Bulgaria with different countries. Unfortunately, these memoirs couldnt be published personally by the author, ...read mor

Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager

Valkyrie: An Insider's Account of the Plot to Kill Hitler

Valkyrie: An Insider's Account of the Plot to Kill Hitler
In this memoir, Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager says he didn't know about Nazi misdeeds as a young soldier-recruit in Germany during the 1930s. Yes, the Catholic Church, to which the aristocratic Boeselagers belonged, had denounced Nazism, but ...read mor

Étienne de Poncins

Lisbon Treaty in 27 keys

Lisbon Treaty in 27 keys
The Treaty of Lisbon (initially known as the Reform Treaty) is an international agreement that amends the treaties governing the European Union (EU). The Lisbon Treaty was signed by the EU member states on 13 December 2007, and entered into force on ...read mor

Jean-Jacques Glassner

Mesopotamian Chronicles

Mesopotamian Chronicles
This edition collects all chronicle literature of ancient Mesopotamia from the early second millenium to Seleucid times. The volume, which incorporates revisions and additions by the author and a transcription of the cuneiform, includes every ...read mor

Meglena Kuneva

Europe of Citizens

Europe of Citizens
The book tells about Bulgarias negotiations with the EU and the Treaty, which our country signed: about the myths around these key events and the realities beyond the myths. In an illuminating manner, referring to numerous facts, she points out the ...read mor

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