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Balade vesele și triste by George Topîrceanu
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The most uplifting poems I have even read. My father's favorites, too.
I wish I can translate them in English. They seem so much easier to translate in French, though.

I've been asking myself fo a while: Why don't I have the book on my coffee table?
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History of Romania by Nicolae Iorga
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The history I wish I had learned in school.
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Nicolae Iorga by Nicholas M. Nagy-Talavera
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Mihai Eminescu by Adrian George Sahlean
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The greatest Romanian poet. Impossible to translate.
The creator of the modern Romanian language.

A lot of critics (some international, who learned Romanian and lived in Romania just to understand Eminescu) say that if he wrote in English, French or Ge...more
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Moromeţii by Marin Preda
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The story of a family in the country side on the Danube Plains, in the village Silistea-Gumesti, which is slowly falling apart throughout the course of a quarter of a century.

The first volume depicts the village just a few years before the 2nd World...more
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The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin P. Williams
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Straighforward, an easy read, a fantastic reference for document design. Desktop design.
May sound obsolete for the web designers, but the rules in this book still apply in a ton of scenarions - and yes, even in web design if you wish.

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The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm
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It's not about love in its strict mundane meaning. It's about the universal principle of love, which goes beyond the closer, intimate relationships. And it's not about giving back in a planned and conspirative sense for a one-off volunteer event.

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Love 'em or Lose 'em by Beverly Kaye
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Everything Is Miscellaneous by David Weinberger
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Awesome book. A must-read.
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Brain Rules by John Medina
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