Extra Virginity is a rich, fluid and evocative account of the history and alchemy of olive oil, and of how the finest artisanal oil-manufacturers are endangered by billion-dollar widespread fraud,to which authorites turn a blind eye.
A middle-aged carpenter beats his 91-year old mother to death and goes to work the following day, leaving the body for his wife to find. An 82-year old woman is jailed for 10 months for stealing fried chicken.
From the bestselling author of The Drunkard's Walk and Subliminal, this is the inspiring and illuminating story of how we have come to understand the world, from the invention of the very first tools to the mind-bending theories of quantum physics.
Das Leben der Ameisen unterscheidet sich gar nicht so sehr von dem der Menschen: Sie leben in hoch entwickelten Gesellschaften, praktizieren Arbeitsteilung, betreiben Landwirtschaft und unterhalten sich in einer Sprache der Düfte,...