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The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
Mind Games with a Serial Killer

Mind Games with a Serial Killer


Brian Alan Lane

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Brian Alan Lane MIND GAMES WITH A SERIAL KILLER With thanks for the support of my friends, family, everyone at Dove Books, and that great editor and gifted writer, Lee Montgomery, who did the unthinkable and went out on a limb for me. B.A.L. About the Book When it was first released, Brian Alan Lanes genre-bending bestseller Mind Games With a Serial Killer was simultaneously hailed and reviled. Some readers wrote that the book was personally important and life-changing, others that it was the ...

Keywords: cannibalism Crime & Criminals Criminal minds Criminology homicide Murder & Mayhem serial killer Social Sciences True Crime
Laika's Window

Laika's Window


Kurt Caswell

ISBN: 9781595348623
Year of publication: 2018

Kurt Caswell LAIKAS WINDOW THE LEGACY OF A SOVIET SPACE DOG for You, whose star will cross the universe for the Dogs, their limitless kindness ONE A Path of Burning Light The poets condition and the dogs is that they can move for a while through flame. VICKI HEARNE Adams Task, 1982 April 14, 1958, must have been a particularly clear night, one of those nights you remember for the great wash of the cosmos overhead, and for the black blackness of interstellar space punctuated by stars ...

Keywords: Animal & Comparative Psychology Psychology Science
Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices

Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices


Neil Gaiman
Jack Zipes
George Walker

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Snow, Glass, Apples Copyright c 1994 Neil GaimanI do not know what manner of thing she is. None of us do. She killedher mother in the birthing, but thats never enough to account forit. They call me wise, but I am far from wise, for all that I foresawfragments of it, frozen moments caught in pools of water or in thecold glass of my mirror. If I were wise I would not have tried tochange what I saw. If I were wise I would have killed myself beforeever I encountered her, before ever I caught ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales Fantasy Genre Fiction Horror Literature & Fiction Mythology & Folk Tales Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Irontown Blues

Irontown Blues


John Varley

ISBN: 9781101989388
Year of publication: 2018

John Varley Irontown Blues BOOKS BY JOHN VARLEY The Ophiuchi Hotline The Persistence of Vision Picnic on Nearside formerly titled The Barbie Murders Millennium Blue Champagne Steel Beach The Golden Globe Red Thunder Mammoth Red Lightning Rolling Thunder Slow Apocalypse Dark Lightning Irontown Blues THE GAEAN TRILOGY Titan Wizard Demon The John Varley Reader: Thirty Years of Short Fiction One The dame blew into my office like a warm breeze off the Pacific. In other circumstances Id have loved to ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Alien Contact Fiction Science Fiction Space Opera
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
The Heisenberg Legacy

The Heisenberg Legacy


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Christopher Cartwright The Heisenberg Legacy Prologue Luftwaffe Airfield, Stuttgart 22 January 1945 Oberstleutnant Wilhelm Gutwein watched as the Borgward B 3000 military truck backed up to the tail end of his aircraft. Once the green canvas covering the tray was removed, he received his first glimpse of the strange metallic device, which had been hurriedly transferred in secret from a laboratory in Haigerloch. The instrument looked to him like an oversized, charcoal-painted American football, ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Nuclear Weapons Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Ironclad Covenant

The Ironclad Covenant


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Christopher Cartwright The Ironclad Covenant Prologue Natchez, Mississippi May 18, 1863 William Chestnuts ankles were bound by heavy leg irons. His wrists were locked in hand irons, which were then shackled to five other prisoners. All were then restrained using the same method. The shackles were the Darby type with barrel locks made by the Hiatt Company. The handcuffs had a square bow with notches on the outside that engaged a lock mechanism shaped like a teardrop. They were the same type hed ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
Code to Extinction

Code to Extinction


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Christopher Cartwright Code to Extinction Prologue Oymyakon, Eastern Siberia 20 Years Ago They buried his mother under a bruised sunset of purple, red and ochre. It had taken the better part of a week to dig the grave. A task made strenuous and painstakingly slow by the grounds constant state of permafrost. Through a process of lighting a bonfire, letting it burn for hours and then shifting the coals to the side, they were able to dig, inch by inch into the soil until the hole was finally big ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Aleutian Portal

The Aleutian Portal


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Christopher Cartwright The Aleutian Portal To my good friend Mike Riley, whose sense of humor and love of the outlandish were the basis for this novel. Chapter One Bering Strait Present Day The passenger studied the face in the old American passport. He bit his lower lip as his eyes locked onto the photo. It looked distant, almost forgotten, yet familiar too. Like a relative hed once known well, who had passed away when he was just a child. Hed been living a lie so long hed almost forgotten how ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Third Temple

The Third Temple


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Christopher Cartwright The Third Temple Prologue Namibian Desert, 1655. It was just before midnight when Harper Smith climbed to the final rise of the highest sand dune. The air smelled richly of salt, giving him hope the coast was near. By his calculations they should have reached it before nightfall. If hed made a mistake with his navigation there was no way they would survive long enough to see it corrected. He was badly winded. The muscles of his calves and thighs were hot with pain. He ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Nostradamus Equation

The Nostradamus Equation


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN: 9781520943626
Year of publication: 2017

Christopher Cartwright The Nostradamus Equation Prologue Desert of Barbary 1562 Modern Day Sahara, Africa It had been nearly ten days since his master had taken him to this barbaric and hostile land. Day after day, their small group of devout followers, slaves, and pious men had followed him into the inland sea of burning sand. It was the hottest, driest and most vile place Jacob Prediox had ever seen in his eleven years on earth. Ravaged by Portuguese pirates, Arab slave traders, Muslim ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Cassidy Project

The Cassidy Project


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN: 9781541043398
Year of publication: 2016

Christopher Cartwright The Cassidy Project Prologue Johnston Atoll, North Pacific Ocean July 9, 1962 It was 9 seconds past 9 a.m. precisely Greenwich Mean Time when the Thor Rocket, carrying a W49 Nuclear Warhead exploded at an altitude of 250 miles. Robert Cassidy clicked the stop button on his pocket watch to record the time. In the sky above, an explosion which would later be recorded as reaching 1.44 megatons, erupted sending an artificial aurora borealis of splendid colors across the ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
Rogue Wave

Rogue Wave


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN: 1534886605
Year of publication: 2016

Christopher Cartwright Rogue Wave Prologue Bermuda, Five Days Ago The clock showed precisely 4:30 p.m. on the island of Bermuda. Luke Eldridge ran his right hand along his unshaven face. It was uncomfortable. For his 38 years of life hed always maintained a clean shaven face, until this week. At five-foot ten he was roughly average height for an American of his generation. He had thick brown hair. Hazel eyes. A smile that would have allowed him to go into politics and a cleft chin that made him ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense

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