Keywords: literature

Wandering Stars

Wandering Stars


Robert Silverberg
Bernard Malamud
Robert Sheckley
Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
William Tenn
Pamela Sargent
Jack Dann
Avram Davidson
Horace L Gold
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Carol Carr
Geo Alec Effinger

ISBN: 9781580230056
Year of publication: 2013

WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann To my mother Edith N. Dann, who still makes the best chicken soup. Acknowledgments The editor would like to thank the following people for their help and ideas: Rabbi David S. Boros George Zebrowski Gardner Dozois Joe W. Haldeman Harry Altshuler and, of course, Victoria Schochet. INTRODUCTION Why Me Isaac Asimov When I was asked to do the introduction to this collection, that was the question I asked. Why me One ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
More Wandering Stars

More Wandering Stars


Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
Barry N Malzberg
Jack Dann
Joe W Haldeman
Phyllis Gotlieb
Horace L Gold
Mel Gilden
Harvey Jacobs
Hugh Nissenson
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Howard Schwartz

ISBN: 1580230636
Year of publication: 2013

MORE WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF OUTSTANDING STORIES OF JEWISH FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann With an Introduction by Isaac Asimov In memory of Edith N. Dann, who taught me everything important. INTRODUCTION The Hebrew Source Isaac Asimov Back in 1974, Jack Yankele Dann edited a book called Wandering Stars, which was a collection of stories of science fiction and fantasy with Jewish themes. When I heard that Yankele had this in his head, I marveled. Where, I asked myself, ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
Babylon

Babylon


Yasmina Reza

ISBN: 9781609808334
Year of publication: 2018

Babylon Yasmina Reza Translated by Linda Asher for Didier Martiny The world isnt tidy its a mess. I dont try to make it neat. GARRY WINOGRAND Hes against a wall, in the street. Standing there in suit and tie. He has ears that stick out, a frightened glance, short white hair. Hes thin, narrow shoulders. Hes holding out a maga-zine with the word awake on it. The photo caption reads Jehovahs WitnessLos Angeles. The picture dates from 1955. He looked like a little boy. Hes been dead a long time. He ...

Keywords: crime and mystery french crime novel literary fiction literary fiction in translation literature in translation memory fiction murder mystery murder romance novel in translation Prix Renaudot
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
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
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
Atlantis Stolen

Atlantis Stolen


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Christopher Cartwright Atlantis Stolen Thanks very much to Cheryl my editor, and Kris, my beta-reader Prologue Dutch Trading Post, 1638. The barren winter landscape was desolate in its beauty. While the sun approached its zenith, it did little to stop the cold stinging his weather-worn face while he worked. Albert Olsen filled his bucket with another shovel of sludge and then turned to climb the slippery crest of the muddy bank. Once on the ridge, he didnt have far to walk before he could dump ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Atlantis Genre Fiction Historical Mysteries Literature & Fiction Maritime Adventure Sea Adventures Sea Stories

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