pigeon feathers and other stories
Updike, JohnFawcett, Random House, New York
When this classic collection of stories first appeared in 1962, on the author?s thirtieth birthday Arthur Mizener wrote in The New York Times Book Review: Updike is a romantic [and] like all...
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How to Keep a Pet Squirrel
Scheffler, AxelFaber and Faber Limited, London, 2010
While dipping into The Children's Encyclopaedia of 1910, Axel Scheffler came across a small but indispensable guide to procuring and caring for your pet squirrel. Intrigued by the unlikely notion...
Updike, JohnRandom House Paperbacks, 2012, New York
The Coup describes violent events in the imaginary African nation of Kush, a large, landlocked, drought-ridden, sub-Saharan country led by Colonel Hakim F?lix Ellello?. (A leader, writes Colonel...
J. D. Salinger - A Life
Slawenski, KennethRandom House Trade Paperback, New York, 2012
One of the most popular and mysterious figures in American literary history, author of the classic Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger eluded fans and journalists for most of his life. Now comes a...
Trust Me: Short Stories
The theme of trust, betrayed or fulfilled, runs through this collection of short stories: Parents lead children into peril, husbands abandon wives, wives manipulate husbands, and time undermines...
Who Rules The World?
Chomsky, NoamHenry Holt and Company, New York, 2016
The world's leading intellectual offers a probing examination of the waning American century, the nature of US policies post-9/11, and the perils of valuing power above democracy and human rights....
Updike, John2013, Random House Paperbacks, New York
They meet by chance on Copacabana Beach: Tristao Raposo, a poor black teen from the Rio slums, surviving day to day on street smarts and the hustle, and Isabel Leme, an upper-class white girl,...
The Pigeon Tunnel
Le Carr?, JohnViking, New York, 2016
From his years serving in British Intelligence during the Cold War, to a career as a writer that took him from war-torn Cambodia to Beirut on the cusp of the 1982 Israeli invasion, to Russia before...
The Prague Orgy
Roth, PhilipVintage Books, New York, 1996
In quest of the unpublished manuscript of a martyred Yiddish writer, the American novelist Nathan Zuckerman travels to Soviet-occupied Prague in the mid-1970s. There, in a nation straightjacketed...
Cimino, Al & Smith, Durden Jo & Frasca, M.A.Arcturus Publishing, London
The Mafia began on a small island in the Mediterranean, Sicily. It grew to become a major political force in Italy, while its tentacles penetrated every aspect of life in the United States. Through...
Debriefing: Collected Stories
Sontag, SusanFarrar, Straus and Giroux, New York
Debriefing collects all of Susan Sontags shorter fiction, a form she turned to intermittently throughout her writing life. The book ranges from allegory to parable to autobiography and shows her...
Architects of Death: The Family Who Engineered the Death Camps
Bartlett, KarenSt. Martin's Press, New York
Architects of Death tells the astonishing story of how the gas chambers and crematoria that facilitated the murder and incineration of more than one million people in the Holocaust were designed...
A Brief Fantasy History Of A Himalayan
Norbu, ThinleyShambhala, Boston & London, 2014
Illustrated with color photos published for the first time, this collage of reminiscences affords a rare glimpse into the life of an esteemed Tibetan Buddhist teacher. The author sets a magical...
Fire and Flames
GeronimoPm Press, Oakland CA
Translated for the first time into English, the history of the German autonomous anticapitalist movement is traced back to the 1970s in this firsthand account. Battling police in riot gear, the...
On Power and Ideology: The Managua Lectures
Chomsky, NoamHaymarket Books, Chicago Il
In the late 1980s, in the midst of Reagan's interventions in Central America, Chomsky travelled to Nicaragua and gave the lectures that became On Power and Ideology. The lectures provide a master...
Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs
In this still-timely classic, Noam Chomsky argues that the real rogue states are the United States and its allies. Chomsky turns his penetrating gaze toward U.S. involvement in the Middle East,...
Wilhelm Liebknecht and German Social Democracy
Pelz, William A.Haymarket Books, Chicago Il
Wilhelm Liebknecht and German Social Democracy is the most comprehensive collection available in English of the speeches and writings of Wilhelm Liebknecht, founder and leading voice of the German...
Titian: His Life
Hale, SheilaHarper Collins, New York
The first definitive biography of the master painter in more than a century, Titian: His Life is being hailed as a "landmark achievement" for critically acclaimed author Sheila Hale (Publishers...
The Relive Box and other stories
Boyle, T.C.Harper Collins, 2017, New York
While T.C. Boyle is known as one of our greatest American novelists, he is also an acknowledged master of the short story and is perhaps at his funniest, his most moving, and his most surprising in...
A History of Cannibalism
Constantine, NathanArcturus Publishing Limited, 2018, London
This work is presented in a blisteringly honest, nothing-barred style of narrative. It tackles one of society's last remaining taboo subjects unflinchingly. "Silence of the Lambs", "Deliverance",...
Harwood, JeremyZenith Press
Experience World War II as portrayed by Nazi propaganda magazine Signal - and contrast it with what really happened between 1939 and 1945. At its peak, Signal had a circulation of around 2.5...
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