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A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

Ernst ünger

ISBN: 9780231127400
Year of publication: 2018

Ernst Jnger A GERMAN OFFICER IN OCCUPIED PARIS THE WAR JOURNALS, 19411945 INCLUDING NOTES FROM THE CAUCASUS AND KIRCHHORST DIARIES Foreword by Elliot Y. Neaman Translated by Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen Facsimile page from the First Paris Journal 45 July 1942 FOREWORD ELIOT NEAMAN Memories bear traits of an inverse causality. The world, as an effect, resembles a tree with a thousand branches, but as memory it leads downwards into the tangled network of the roots. When I confront memories, ...

Keywords: European German Literary Collections World War II
The Best American Mystery Stories 2018

The Best American Mystery Stories 2018

Lee Child
Charlaine Harris
Michael Connelly
James Lee Burke
Joyce Carol Oates
Otto Penzler
Andrew Klavan
Louise Penny
T C Boyle
David Edgerley Gates
William Dylan Powell
John M Floyd
Louis Bayard
Andrew Bourelle
Michael Bracken
Rob Hart
David H Hendrickson
Martin ón
Paul D Marks
Alan Orloff
Scott Loring Sanders
Brian Silverman

ISBN: 9780544949096
Year of publication: 2018

THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2018 Edited by Louise Penny Foreword It is enormously gratifying and comforting to be reminded that readers continue to have affection for mystery fiction, a field in which I have found profound pleasure in both my personal and professional lives. One recent bestseller list in the New York Times generally regarded as the most important one, however flawed and suspect its methodology may be placed eleven mysterycrimesuspensethriller fiction titles in the top ...

Keywords: Anthologies (Multiple Authors) Collections and Anthologies
A Voice in the Night

A Voice in the Night

Jack McDevitt

ISBN: 9781596068810
Year of publication: 2018

Jack McDevitt A VOICE IN THE NIGHT JACK McDEVITT, HISTORY BUILDER By Martin L. Shoemaker In the field of science fiction writinga field that Jack McDevitt has worked in for 37 yearsthey teach us about world building. This is the art of crafting a new world where the story takes place. The world might be almost the same as our own, or wildly different but the authors task is to make the differences believable, consistent, and comprehensible, so the reader can better understand the challenges that ...

Keywords: Aliens Collection Colonization contact Exploration starship
The Future Is Blue

The Future Is Blue

Catherynne M Valente

ISBN: 9781596068759
Year of publication: 2018

Catherynne M. Valente THE FUTURE IS BLUE The Future is Blue 1. NIHILIST MY NAME IS Tetley Abednego and I am the most hated girl in Garbagetown. I am nineteen years old. I live alone in Candle Hole, where I was born, and have no friends except for a deformed gannet bird Ive named Grape Crush and a motherless elephant seal cub Ive named Big Bargains, and also the hibiscus flower that has recently decided to grow out of my roof, but I havent named it anything yet. I love encyclopedias, a cassette I ...

Keywords: Collection Fairies Horror Humor
The Best of Lucius Shepard

The Best of Lucius Shepard

Lucius Shepard

ISBN: 9781596061330
Year of publication: 2008

THE BEST OF LUCIUS SHEPARD by Lucius Shepard The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule Other than the Sichi Collection, Cattanays only surviving works are to be found in the Municipal Gallery at Regensburg, a group of eight oils-on-canvas, most notable among them being Woman With Oranges. These paintings constitute his portion of a student exhibition hung some weeks after he had left the city of his birth and travelled south to Teocinte, there to present his proposal to the city fathers it is ...

Keywords: Collections and Anthologies
No Time to Spare

No Time to Spare

Ursula K Le Guin

ISBN: 9781328661593
Year of publication: 2017

Ursula K. Le Guin NO TIME TO SPARE THINKING ABOUT WHAT MATTERS To Vonda N. McIntyre, with love Introduction MANY YEARS AGO I recall seeing a cartoon in The New Yorker. Two men, one a seeker, the other a sage, sit on a ledge in front of a mountain cave, surrounded by cats. The meaning of life is cats, the sage is telling the seeker. Thanks to the magic of the Internet, I can pinpoint the year of publication as 1996 and the cartoonist as Sam Gross. The cartoon came back into my mind while reading ...

Keywords: blog commentary and opinion essays literary collections
The Butcher of Anderson Station

The Butcher of Anderson Station


ISBN: 9780316204071
Year of publication: 2011

The Butcher of Anderson Station A Story of The Expanse James S. A. Corey Begin Reading Meet the Author Bonus Material About Orbit Short FictionThe Butcher of Anderson Station When Fred was a kid back on Earth, maybe five or six years old, hed seen a weed growing in the darkness of his uncles cellar. The plant had been pale and thin but twice as tall as the ones out in the side yard, deformed by reaching for the sunlight. The man behind the bar looked ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Collections & Anthologies Fiction Science Fiction Space Opera
A Glove Shop In Vienna

A Glove Shop In Vienna

Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780312069834
Year of publication: 1984

A Glove Shop in Vienna And Other Stories by Eva Ibbotson Vicky and the Christmas Angel It was mid-December and a night of snow. All day the thick, soft flakes had fallen quietly, covering the blank-faced nymphs and satyrs on Viennas innumerable fountains blanketing the bronze rumps of the rearing horses on which dead warriors of the Habsburg Empire rode forever giving the trees along the Ringstrasse a spare, Siberian splendour. Sounds in the snow were muffled. The sound of carriage wheels on the ...

Keywords: collections Historical Romance Young Adult
How to Be Alone : Essays

How to Be Alone : Essays

Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780312422165
Year of publication: 2002

HOW TO BE ALONE Jonathan Franzen For Kathy Chetkovich A Word About This Book My third novel, The Corrections, which Id worked on for many years, was published a week before the World Trade Center fell. This was a time when it seemed that the voices of self and commerce ought to fall silent a time when you wanted, in Nick Carraways phrase, the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever. Nevertheless, business is business. Within forty-eight hours of the calamity, I was ...

Keywords: Essays Literary Collections
Farther Away : Essays

Farther Away : Essays

Jonathan Franzen

ISBN: 9780007459520
Year of publication: 2012

Farther Away by Jonathan Franzen Dedication To Tom Hjelm, for the lessons in writing, and to Gran Ekstrm, for the lessons in travel PAIN WONT KILL YOU commencement address, Kenyon College, May 2011 Good morning, Class of 2011. Good morning, relatives and faculty. Its a great honor and pleasure to be here today. Im going to go ahead and assume that you all knew what you were getting into when you chose a literary writer to deliver this address. Im going to do what literary writers do, which is to ...

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No Good Deed

No Good Deed

Frank Zafiro

Year of publication: 2010

Frank Zafiro No Good Deed Five for Fighting and a Murder Misconduct There are few smells better than the ice at a hockey rink. I sat in the empty stands and watched the last River City Flyers practice before opening night. The team jerseys were orange, just like the NHL Philadelphia Flyers, with a stylized R in place of Phillys P. Id read somewhere that there was affiliation between the two teams, but if that were true, River Citys Flyers would be like a Single A baseball team to Philadelphias ...

Keywords: police short story collection USA
Robert Silverberg The Science Fiction Hall Of Fame Volume One, 1929-1964

Robert Silverberg The Science Fiction Hall Of Fame Volume One, 1929-1964

Robert Silverberg

ISBN: 0765305364
Year of publication: 2003

THE SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME Volume One, 1929-1964 The Greatest Science Fiction Stones of All Time Chosen by the Members of The Science Fiction Writers of America Edited by Robert Silverberg v3.0 - Fixed broken paragraphs, garbled text, formatting by peragwinn 2004-10-09 TOR A Tom Doherty Associates Book New York This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in the stories in this collection are either fictitious or are used fictitiously. THE SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF ...

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