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
James Lee Burke
Joyce Carol Oates
T C Boyle
David Edgerley Gates
William Dylan Powell
John M Floyd
David H Hendrickson
Paul D Marks
Scott Loring Sanders
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
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 ...
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Ursula K Le Guin
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 ...
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JAMES S A COREY
Year of publication: 2011
The Butcher of Anderson Station A Story of The Expanse James S. A. Corey www.orbitbooks.net www.orbitshortfiction.com 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
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
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 ...
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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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