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   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Taras Prokhasko. NeprOsti. (The UnSimple). /premium edition/.


An alternative mythology of the Carpathians in the first half of the twentieth century presented through the history of the "unsimple (neprOsti)" (this is how Huzuls called "gods on earth" – people with paranormal abilities)." Premium, illustrated edition.
Domestic price: 177.45UAH, International price: $16.28USD
   NOT discs » Vinyl    

Dakh Daughters. IF. /vinyl LP/.


Italian pressing. Black vinyl. Colored art insert included. Mastering for vinyl release by Martin Bowes at the Cage Studios (Coventry, UK). Experimental, avantgarde, jazz, world music, freak cabaret.
Domestic price: 598.63UAH, International price: $54.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Bernard Werber. Murakhy. (Empire of the Ants)


People are accustomed to considering themselves masters of the planet, but there are creatures living next to them that can challenge humans, and there are billions of them. Two powerful civilizations, two worlds – and one misanthropic biologist...
Domestic price: 162.63UAH, International price: $14.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Marko Robert Stech. Holos. (The Voice)


Oleh – a seemingly ordinary person forced to go in search of a not well-familiar man who had gone missing in unclear circumstances. The only trace is fragmented pieces of a sophisticated unfinished novel. And Oleh is eventually struck to realize that this ephemeral text by a stranger metaphorically describes his own life: his past and his future described up-front...
Domestic price: 173.53UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: for Children    

Lucy Hawking, Stephen Hawking. George i blakytnyi suputnyk. (George and the Blue Moon)


George and Annie dream of becoming the first astronauts to travel to Mars. But something suspicious is happening in the space camp... Will the friends manage to cope with intricate riddles and make friends with collaborators-by-force-of-circumstances?..
Domestic price: 173.53UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Light Rock    

SKAY. Ridkisni ptakhy. /digi-pack/. (Rare Birds)


The title "Rare Birds" is a reference to Lina Kostenko's poem "Wings", which is also printed on the disk’s cover. Therefore, in fact, all songs of the album are perceived as illustrations to this poem, a detailed commentary..
Domestic price: 151.73UAH, International price: $13.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Neale Donald Walsch. Rozmovy z Bohom. an uncommon dialogue. Volume 1. (Conversations with God)


This is a kind of the author's dialog with God recorded on paper. In a simple language, in the form of questions and answers, it tells about the life mission, relationships and love, forgiveness and salvation. It speaks frankly about sex, power, money, children, what war and peace, knowledge and ignorance, the visible and the invisible are.
Domestic price: 144.75UAH, International price: $13.28USD
   NOT discs » Vinyl    

Vopli Vidopliassova. Muzika. Anniversary release. /black vinyl, 180g HQ Audiophile LP/.


An additional release of the anniversary edition on the occasion of the album’s 20th anniversary, new design. German pressing, 180 gram audiophile heavy black vinyl.
Domestic price: 685.83UAH, International price: $62.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: (self)Education    

Louise L.Hay. Tsilyuscha syla dumky. (The Power of Within You)


The author explains how to discard all negative prejudices and thoughts that prevent one from being happy and enjoying life. Louise Hay teaches us to overcome the barriers of pain, fear, and anger and to be grateful for all the gifts of the Universe. The key to happiness is in our hands.
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   Rock & Alternative » Poetic Rock    

Postman. Being High. /mini-pack/.


..In musical terms, this is clearly stemming from what Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Donovan, and others were doing some long time ago. Stemming from – but not copying, it is just that in Postman's songs there are the same ease and the content that make it possible to anticipate the extra depth, without any prejudice to the beauty.
Domestic price: 140.83UAH, International price: $12.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Andrzej Sapkowski. Vezha blazniv. Book 1. (Narrenturm)


By the author of the legendary saga "The Witcher"! His name was Reinmar of Bielau, and he was a true master of... getting into troubles and adventures. That time, having met a noble beauty, Reinmar had no idea what it would turn out to be. The knights’ romance and witches’ Sabbath, ancient castles and gloomy medieval landscapes, fights and pursuit...
Domestic price: 184.43UAH, International price: $16.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Lyrical Underground    

Victor Morozov, Batiar-band "Halychyna". Chudovyi son. Bohdan Vesolovsky songs. /digi-pack/. (Beautiful Dream)


It is not the first time when Viktor Morozov contributes into a small miracle of renaissance. This time – having recorded with BB "Halychyna" the retro album of songs by Bohdan Vesolovsky, a legend of Lviv light music of the first half of the 20th century. Although a little bit less than 100 years have passed – the lightness and enchantment have not been lost..
Domestic price: 140.83UAH, International price: $12.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Miljenko Jergovic. Inshallah, Madonna, inshallah.


In this truly Bosnian book, West and East, Christianity and Islam, murderers and their victims, psychopaths and heroes thrown out to margins of life meet... This book is really experienced deeply. Experiencing it is about crying when it feels good, carrying eternal little pain under your shoulder blade, and knowing that life will go on forever – brutal, unexpected, and beautiful.
Domestic price: 173.53UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   Jazz & almost » Ethno-Jazz & Folk    

Anton Pyvovarov. Lemkian Suite. /digi-pack/.


..the fact that a Kyivite turns to Lemkian songs is unexpected and interesting. The musicians are very caution about the authentic material, they do not shutter the songs’ architecture. Instead, they delicately unwrap and decorate the main lines, having arrived in their arrangements at a certain common denominator for the generally diverse plays..
Domestic price: 184.43UAH, International price: $16.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Italo Calvino. Yakscho podorozhniy odnoi zymovoi nochi. (If on a winter's night a traveler)


In this book, there are He-Reader and She-Reader, and 10 more artistic canvases, or rather the first chapters of stories by various authors, where the plots are not at all similar to each other. The literary game engages, new characters, scenes, allusions pop up... And somewhere at the end, everything should eventually compose one single puzzle picture...
Domestic price: 173.53UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Gothic    

Kholodne Sonce. Chorne vyno. /digi-pack/. (Black Wine)


..situation of being on the verge of non-existence seems to have caused a change of intonations: Vasyl's voice now has less of a "theater" and more of some non-obvious power, which manifests itself in spite of, not due to circumstances. Because of this, the branded twilight nature of the lyrics is perceived not as a tribute to the image, but as living experience..
Domestic price: 151.73UAH, International price: $13.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

ILLarion Pavlyuk. Bilyi popil. (White Ash)


Private detective Taras Bily receives the assignment to investigate a young lady’s murder. They blame a certain seminarian, Khoma Brut... "White Ash" is an extremely atmospheric and dynamic thriller in the noir style. It is full of riddles, but the specific feature of the novel is that every secret will have two interpretations at once here – logical and mystical...
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   Rock & Alternative » Poetic Rock    

5 Vymir. Novi imena. /mini-pack/. (New Names)


..this is a marker album and thoughtful preparation for the next step – at least, it sounds like that. Indie rock in Ukrainian is still not the mainstream in Ukraine, but 5 Vymir is just one of those bands that are able to change this situation for the better – there is enough musical and literary sense, charismatic manifestations, and they are not lacking ambitions. Let them just not stop..
Domestic price: 133.85UAH, International price: $12.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Borys Cherkas. Zolota doba ukrainskoho lytsarstva. (The Golden Age of the Ukrainian Chivalry)


Borys Cherkas,Vladyslav Berkovsky, Dmytro Vashchuk, Andriy Fedoruk. \\ the struggle for the Romanovich heritage // Ukrainian land in the composition of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania // the beginning of the era of the Ukrainian Renaissance // the Ukrainian impact on the legal system of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania // armed forces // consequences of Lublin Union.
Domestic price: 228.03UAH, International price: $20.92USD
   For Children » Songs and Lulabies    

Solomia Chubay. Kolyskovi dlya Oleksy. /eco-pack/. (Lullabies for Oleksa)


..they convey the energy of the family circle, comfort, support – they "program" one for a good life. At the same time, in their sounding, there is certain specific courage, a bit of anxiety, the desire to protect... And there is a reason for that. "Lullabies for Oleksa" is not just a music album as such..
Domestic price: 151.73UAH, International price: $13.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: for Children    

Oksana Bula. Tukoni – meshkanets lisu. /picture book/. (Tukoni – a resident of the forest)


Tukoni the Traveler is known for his acorn-shaped backpack, it's easy to recognize him. One day he was going to visit his best friend... Who is his best friend and what does it mean to be a forest dweller? This is what the new picture book by Oksana Bula is about.
Domestic price: 140.83UAH, International price: $12.92USD
   For Children » Songs and Lulabies    

Rosava. Radist. /second edition/. (Joy)


Perhaps, these are the "secret" tasks of such albums as "Joy" – offering a smile not only to children, but also to adults, to help them keep the light mystery keep inside. And at the same time – to let our children grow up surrounded by quality music created for them... / Second edition: in a jewel box
Domestic price: 133.85UAH, International price: $12.28USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Dmytro Pavlychko. Dva kolyory. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology". (Two Colors)


The publication includes the best poems and long poems by Dmytro Pavlychko, one of the best known Ukrainian poets at the end of the 2nd millennium. The incredible temperament and thirst for life conditioned the poet’s breathtaking twists in the twentieth century, but love, being the most authentic compass, brought him back to the sunny paths of truth...
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   Rock & Alternative » Poetic Rock    

Kozak System. Ne moya. /digi-pack/. (Not Mine)


The third album by Kozak System has happened to be the most lyrical one. Not least, sure, due to authors of the lyrics – and they are Symonenko, Zhadan, Polozhynsky (Tartak)... "Not Mine", by and large, is an album of ballads – different in dynamics but united by the cross-cutting loss-contemplation-hope motive. Or – by an attempt to accept and, thus, let go..
Domestic price: 133.85UAH, International price: $12.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Serhiy Oksenyk. Vbyvstvo pyanoi pionerky. (The Murder of a Drunken Pioneer)


This novel is a sort of ticket for a movie about the life in the late 1950s. Full of irony and intense nostalgia, this is a detective story about an investigation conducted by both adults and children. Looming behind the crime, there is the Soviet system, hopelessly bogged down in lie...
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   Video » Music Video    

Telnyuk Sisters. Live at the Glenn Gould Studio. /Road of Glass/. (DVD-r).


An ingeniously simple idea implemented in an impeccably polished form – that's what it is. Now, it is only Lesya and Halya from the previous project composition who remain – and three celloists have joined. Months of daily (!) rehearsals – hence the incredible cohesion. But it is not only about the form and performance...
Domestic price: 162.63UAH, International price: $14.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: (self)Education    

Natalia Lelyukh. Vidverta rozmova pro zhinoche zdorovya. (An Honest Talk about Women's Health)


The author seeks to break stereotypes about women's health. In a simple and accessible way, a physician explains complex and important things: what a modern woman needs to know about physicians and patients, the microflora and hormone...
Domestic price: 112.05UAH, International price: $10.28USD
   Jazz & almost » Urban Fusions    

Dennis Adu. Influences. /digi-pack/.


... there is the impression of weightless concentration, where challenging things are done carefully and with joy. As if everything was polished repeatedly – even if it actually was not. Perhaps, that is why the melodies flow somewhat aloof, but in this cool lyricism there is its own – and significant – charm.
Domestic price: 249.83UAH, International price: $22.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: (self)Education    

Frans de Waal. Moral bez relihii. In Search of Humanism Among the Primates. (The Bonobo and the Atheist)


We are accustomed to the fact that morality is inherent in humankind only. But what if that's wrong? What if it is among animals that we need to look for the roots of human morality? Along with the fascinating narrative and interesting stories, the book's author addresses deep philosophical questions related to science and religion, and their eternal confrontation.
Domestic price: 162.63UAH, International price: $14.92USD
   Gift Ideas » Special Editions    

Masterpieces of Ukrainian Music. Collection. 6 CDs box-set.


Probably, we should still say: these discs were not intended for sale, initially they were released only for the sake of presentation. But, fortunately, corporate schemes are not absolute yet – that is why various pleasant violations of rules are possible..
Domestic price: 809.65UAH 728.66UAH
International price: $74.28USD $66.85USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Anne Applebaum. Zalizna zavisa. Pryborkannya Skhidnoi Evropy 1944-1956. (Iron Curtain. The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956)


Anne Applebaum, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, explores the history of formation and the early period of evolution of communist regimes in Eastern Europe after the Second World War. The analysis of events in the Red Army-liberated Hungary, Eastern Germany, and Poland is accompanied with materials from numerous archives and testimonies of eye-witnesses of the events.
Domestic price: 358.83UAH, International price: $32.92USD