Download E-books October, Eight O'Clock and Other Stories PDF

By Norman Manea

My excitement so as to add one other ebook of Norman Manea's at the tracker! think how excited i used to be to discover books through this writer that I have been hoping to find....

like a number of different goods, given those tags of holocaust and shoah...i've no doubt forgotten to tag a few uploads with this. whereas it bargains with those occasions, this book--like such a lot the others--deal to no small measure with the postwar interval as well.

A selection of brief tales stemming from the Romanian author's detention in a Nazi focus camp as a toddler inspires a feeling of the horror and absurdity of battle and Romanian politics.

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Download E-books Hot Summer Nights PDF

By Jaci Burton, Jessica Clare, Erin McCarthy, Carly Phillips

Passions ignite in those all-new tales from 4 bestselling masters of up to date romance…
In Jaci Burton’s “Hope Smolders,” suffering divorcee Jane has positioned her own lifestyles on carry to elevate her kids—until she runs into Will, her ex’s former ally, who convinces her it’s time to begin having enjoyable again.
Carly Phillips takes you again to the city of Serendipity, the place overworked Alexa has an immediate reference to a sinfully attractive soccer superstar at the dance flooring. A one-night stand evolves into a number of nights while Luke makes a decision to educate the great surgeon approximately his personal model of enjoyable. but if it’s time for him to depart city, will those “Perfect Strangers” manage to say see you later for good?
In Jessica Clare’s “Legend of Jane,” an intrepid Bloggess catches the attention of neighborhood legislation enforcement while she will get stuck trespassing. fortunately, Luanne wouldn’t brain getting handcuffed by means of Officer Hotness…
Single woman Chelsea is bored with feeling just like the 5th wheel on her weekend jaunt to Lake Placid, till she will get caught out within the chilly and unearths a muscular knight in shining armor to hot her up—in Erin McCarthy’s “Ice Princess.”

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Download E-books Black History: Collected Works PDF

By Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, W. E. B. Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, Booker T. Washington, Olaudah Equiano

This assortment brings jointly probably the most very important writings by means of black authors from pre- and post-Civil warfare the United States. It comprises numerous major slave narratives -- these of Frederick Douglass, Sojourner fact, Booker T. Washington, and Olaudah Equiano -- in addition to The Souls of Black people and Autobiography of an Ex-Colored guy, books written within the wake of reconstruction. It paints a brilliant, usually grim, photograph of the studies of black slaves, and of the racism that persevered after slavery was once abolished.

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Download E-books Bangkok Noir PDF

By Christopher G. Moore

Bangkok is likely one of the nice towns on the planet, yet in contrast to different nice metropolises it has no noir stories to its identify. Bangkok Noir places that to correct. during this first ever noir anthology of Bangkok, twelve professional and across the world known-Thai and Western-writers have come jointly to make a strong number of crime fiction brief tales that painting the darkish part of this Asian city the place the lives of so much voters appear as distant from heaven as its Thai identify Krungthep is far-off from its meaning-City of Angels. In Bangkok Noir, the twelve brief tales of varied colours of black contain gangsters and hitmen, love and betrayal, the supernatural, the possessed and the dispossessed, and the a long way far away destiny. Titles during this assortment comprise: John Burdett's long past East, Stephen Leather's Inspector Zhang and the useless Thai Gangster, Tew Bunnag's The Mistress desires Her Freedom, Colin Cotterill's Halfhead, Pico Iyer's Thousand and One Nights, and Christopher G. Moore's Dolphin Inc.

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Download E-books Love and The Turning Seasons: India's Poetry of Spiritual l& Erotic Longing PDF

For millions of years, India has excelled at erotic love poetry, and the genius of its devotional poetry usually harnesses nice power and mystical perception. it truly is in reality usually demanding to inform no matter if the poets are delivering poems of non secular longing utilizing the garment of affection poetry, or writing erotic poems within the guise of devotion. maybe, in a rustic the place erotic sculpture regularly embellishes its many temples and the gods are recognized for his or her explosive sexuality, this query has little desiring to those awesome writers. of their devotional traditions, eroticism and mysticism look inseparable.

This marvelous choice spans 2,500 years, and comprises paintings initially sung or recited by way of their famous bards: Kabir, Mirabai, Lal Ded, Vidyapati and Tagore. There also are poems from the Upanishad, from historic Sanskrit poetry and Punjab people lyrics. The poets have mostly emerged from the ranks of the dispossessed: leather-based staff, refuse creditors, maidservants, ladies, & orphans. Their imaginative and prescient is of a democratic society within which all voices count number, very similar to American gospel and blues, Shaker songs, or the grand imaginative and prescient of Walt Whitman. usually they confronted persecution for talking candidly, or bold to talk of non secular concerns in any respect. The notes comprise profiles of those mythical lives. a number of of those poets easily vanished, absorbed right into a deity, or disappeared in a flash of red lightening. a number of produced miracles—most of them have clouds of puzzle round them.

Andrew Schelling has drawn at the paintings of 24 different translators, together with Ezra Pound, Robert Bly, W. S. Merwin, Jane Hirschfield and Denise Levertov, to construct what is going to be the best anthology of India’s erotic and non secular poetry for the final learn ever assembled.

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Download E-books Le Tour du monde en 80 poèmes PDF

By Yvon Le Men

L. a. poésie ne s'arrête pas aux frontières. C'est pour cela qu' Yvon Le males a choisi, dans le sillage de Jules Verne et de son héros le gentleman anglais Phileas Fogg, de traverser à nouveau les mers et de proposer cette fois-ci un travel du monde en 8o poèmes et presque autant de can pay. De l'Antiquité à nos jours, de l'Afrique du Sud au Venezuela, de l. a. Hollande à los angeles Grèce en passant par l'Irlande, l'Espagne, le Brésil, los angeles Pologne, c'est un atlas inédit que l'on découvre poème après poème. Au cours de l. a. traversée, on croisera Sapphô, Emily Dickinson, Katherine Mansfield, Pasolini, Issa Kobayashi, Constantin Cavaf, 7Tarjei Vesaas, mais aussi Seamus Heany, Nuno Jûdice, Mahmoud Darrvich, Claude Vigée, Nicolas Bouvier... Cette anthologie est une heureuse invitation au voyage.

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Download E-books A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Fernando Pessoa

Writing obsessively in French, English, and Portuguese, Fernando Pessoa left a prodigious physique of labor, a lot of it less than "heteronyms"—fully fleshed modify egos with startlingly diverse kinds and issues of view. supplying a distinct sampling of all his most famed voices, this assortment positive aspects poems that experience by no means ahead of been translated along many initially composed in English. as well as such significant works as "Maritime Ode of Campos" and his Goethe-inspired Faust, written in clean verse, there are numerous wonderful poems that experience in simple terms come to mild within the final 5 years. chosen and translated through top Pessoa pupil Richard Zenith, this can be the best advent to be had to the breadth of Pessoa’s genius.
* The translations are in keeping with the main authoritative variations, validated opposed to the unique manuscripts
* comprises an advent discussing Pessoa, his paintings, and the phenomenon of "heteronymy" in addition to a chronology

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Download E-books A Book of Horrors PDF

A choice of unique horror and darkish fable from the world's most sensible writers, together with Stephen King and John Ajvide Lindqvist

Many folks grew up on The Pan publication of Horror tales and its later incarnations, Dark Voices and Dark Terrors (The Gollancz booklet of Horror), which gained the realm delusion Award, the Horror Critics' Guild Award and the British myth Award, yet for a decade or extra there was no non-themed anthology of unique horror fiction released within the mainstream. Now that horror has back to the bookshelves, it's time for a customary anthology of brand-new fiction by way of the easiest and brightest within the box, either the massive Names and the main proficient beginners including:

- Ramsey Campbell
- Peter Crowther
- Dennis Etchison
- Elizabeth Hand
- Brian Hodge
- Caitlin R. Kiernan
- Stephen King
- John Ajvide Lindqvist
- Richard Christian Matheson
- Reggie Oliver
- Robert Shearman
- Angela Slatter
- Michael Marshall Smith
- Lisa Tuttle

A publication of Horrors will be the main within the box: an eclectic number of the superior chiller fiction from around the world.

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Download E-books Storm Season ~ One Storm, 3 Novellas PDF

By Erica Spindler, Alex Kava, J.T. Ellison

The second one intriguing collaboration from Erica Spindler, Alex Kava and J.T. Ellison.

One terrifying hurricane; 3 exciting tales.

They name it an Alberta Clipper – a major hurricane process that rides the jet movement southward from Canada and around the usa. It’s early October, and this typhoon is unleashing its fury from Illinois to Florida – the place it collides with a tropical disturbance and rages up the japanese seaboard. in the middle of the wind, rain and snow, Rockford murder Detective M.C. Riggio, FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell, and Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson locate themselves battling not only the weather, yet 3 diabolical killers ...

Rockford, Illinois – a tender co-ed’s physique is pulled from the Rock River, and Violent Crimes Bureau Detective Mary Catherine “M.C.” Riggio and her accomplice, Kitt Lundgren, speedy examine that issues usually are not continually as they seem at the start look. whilst it’s made up our minds that the girl’s loss of life was once no twist of fate, the detectives begin amassing information regarding her lifestyles – and find a connection that hits too on the subject of domestic for M.C. With a big wintry weather climate approach relocating in and dangerous to close down town, M.C. and Kitt race to slot jointly the scattered items of a chilling puzzle – person who may well end up extra devastating than the storm.

Pensacola, Florida – FBI Agent Maggie O’Dell is set to do anything she swore she’d by no means do back: climb right into a helicopter. Worse, that helicopter is set to take her out over the Gulf of Mexico, within the face of a bad hurricane procedure that has already dumped rain and snow in record-breaking quantities around the jap 1/2 the rustic. yet a U.S. Senator’s relatives has long gone lacking aboard their houseboat, and Maggie and her accomplice, R.J. Tully, were dispatched from Washington, D.C. to accompany the rescue staff on their seek. whereas Tully continues to be on shore to ferret out clues as to what occurred to the boat, Maggie flies out with the Coast shield to discover it. With wind and rain threatening to knock their chopper out of the sky, Maggie and Coast defend rescue swimmer Liz Bailey board the houseboat so as to retailer the Senator’s kinfolk – simply to find a fair better risk on board.

Washington, D.C. – Metro Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson has reluctantly agreed to take where of her fiancé, FBI profiler John Baldwin, as a presenter on the annual Freedom convention – a overseas intelligence initiative attended by way of the easiest within the company of ‘clandestine services’. Then a snowfall successfully isolates their lodge on Chesapeake Bay – no strength, no turbines, and no danger of outdoor support. whilst visitors cross lacking, and one in all them is located lifeless in his room, Taylor discovers an murderer among the spies – one with a perilous ranking to settle.

In hurricane SEASON, Erica Spindler, Alex Kava and J.T. Ellison group as much as convey you their most enjoyable mystery novella but!

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Download E-books Masters of Noir, Volume 3 PDF

By Lawrence Block, John D. MacDonald, Ed McBain, Hal Ellson, Fletcher Flora, Henry Slesar, Theodore Pratt, Steve Frazee, Eugene Paw

This anthology positive aspects one of the most well-known authors writing on the height in their careers! quantity 3 of grasp of Noir has the subsequent ten nice tales: THE KILLERS by means of JOHN D. MACDONALD, assault through ED McBAIN, simply WINDOW buying via LAWRENCE BLOCK, SIX hands via HAL ELLSON, STRANGER in the home through THEODORE PRATT, may possibly I are available in? through FLETCHER plant life, COP FOR an afternoon through HENRY SLESAR, particular second through HENRY KANE, GRAVEYARD SHIFT by means of STEVE FRAZEE, BAIT FOR THE RED-HEAD via EUGENE PAWLEY

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