Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

I really wanted to read this book for two reasons: I liked Into the Wild a lot, actually my first post on this blog was about this book, it was a lot better than the movie, and I have huge respect for Krakauer as a writer and journalist. The second reason is a bit more complex …

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Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer – Quotes

There may be many, many reasons not to go, but attempting to climb Everest is an intrinsically irrational act – a triumph of desire over sensibility. Any person who would seriously consider it is almost by definition beyond the sway of reasonable argument. [...]these escapades had occurred years earlier, in some cases decades earlier, when …

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Migrants, migrations – Hélène Thiollet

This book is a reaction to how 'migrants crisis' is presented in the media. Helene Thiollet together with other researchers takes a look at our common perceptions about migrations and tries to scientifically prove or disprove them. The book is organized around 50 questions, answers to those form separate chapters, the Polish edition of this …

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