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That Time I Loved You

By Carrianne Leung
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 1443452882
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 403
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Life is never as perfect as it seems. Tensions that have lurked beneath the surface of a shiny new subdivision rise up, in new fiction from the author of the Toronto Book Award—shortlisted The Wondrous Woo The suburbs of the 1970s promised to be heaven on earth—new houses, new status, happiness guaranteed. But in a Scarborough subdivision populated by newcomers from all over the world, a series of sudden catastrophic events reveals that not everyone’s dreams come true. Moving from house to house, Carrianne Leung explores the inner lives behind the tidy front gardens and picture-perfect windows, always returning to June, an irrepressible adolescent Chinese-Canadian coming of age in this shifting world. Through June and her neighbours, Leung depicts the fine line where childhood meets the realities of adult life, and examines, with insight and sharp prose, how difficult it is to be true to ourselves at any age.

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Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a now-classic novel about two women: Evelyn, who’s in the sad slump of middle age, and gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode, who’s telling her life story. Her tale includes two more women—the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth—who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, offering good coffee, southern barbecue, and all kinds of love and laughter—even an occasional murder. And as the past unfolds, the present will never be quite the same again. Praise for Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe “A real novel and a good one [from] the busy brain of a born storyteller.”—The New York Times “Happily for us, Fannie Flagg has preserved [the Threadgoodes] in a richly comic, poignant narrative that records the exuberance of their lives, the sadness of their departure.”—Harper Lee “This whole literary enterprise shines with honesty, gallantry, and love of perfect details that might otherwise be forgotten.”—Los Angeles Times “Funny and macabre.”—The Washington Post “Courageous and wise.”—Houston Chronicle

G. K. Chesterton: 100+ Crime Thrillers, Murder Mysteries & Detective Tales

By G. K. Chesterton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4057664165244
  • Pages : 2058
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 613
  • File Pdf: g-k-chesterton.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited G. K. Chesterton collection. Content: The Father Brown Stories: The Innocence of Father Brown: The Blue Cross The Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Flying Stars The Invisible Man The Honour of Israel Gow The Wrong Shape The Sins of Prince Saradine The Hammer of God The Eye of Apollo The Sign of the Broken Sword The Three Tools of Death The Wisdom of Father Brown: The Absence of Mr. Glass The Paradise of Thieves The Duel of Dr. Hirsch The Man in the Passage The Mistake of the Machine The Head of Caesar The Purple Wig The Perishing of the Pendragons The God of the Gongs The Salad of Colonel Cray The Strange Crime of John Boulnois The Fairy Tale of Father Brown The Incredulity of Father Brown: The Resurrection of Father Brown The Arrow of Heaven The Oracle of the Dog The Miracle of Moon Crescent The Curse of the Golden Cross The Dagger with Wings The Doom of the Darnaways The Ghost of Gideon Wise The Secret of Father Brown: The Mirror of the Magistrate The Man With Two Beards The Song of the Flying Fish The Actor and the Alibi The Vanishing of Vaudrey The Worst Crime In the World The Red Moon of Meru The Chief Mourner of Marne The Secret of Flambeau The Scandal of Father Brown: The Quick One The Blast of the Book The Green Man The Pursuit of Mr. Blue The Crime of the Communist The Point of a Pin The Insoluble Problem The Vampire of the Village The Donnington Affair The Mask of Midas Novels: The Man who was Thursday Manalive Short Stories: The Club of Queer Trades: The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown The Painful Fall of a Great Reputation The Awful Reason of the Vicar's Visit The Singular Speculation of the House-Agent The Noticeable Conduct of Professor Chadd The Eccentric Seclusion of the Old Lady The Man Who Knew Too Much The Trees of Pride Tales of the Long Bow The Poet and the Lunatics

Confessions of a Wall Street Insider

By Michael Kimelman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1510713387
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 864
  • File Pdf: confessions-of-a-wall-street-insider.pdf

Book Summary:

Although he was a suburban husband and father, living a far different life than the “Wolf of Wall Street,” Michael Kimelman had a good run as the cofounder of a hedge fund. He had left a cushy yet suffocating job at a law firm to try his hand at the high-risk life of a proprietary trader — and he did pretty well for himself. But it all came crashing down in the wee hours of November 5, 2009, when the Feds came to his door—almost taking the door off its hinges. While his wife and children were sequestered to a bedroom, Kimelman was marched off in embarrassment in view of his neighbors and TV crews who had been alerted in advance. He was arrested as part of a huge insider trading case, and while he was offered a “sweetheart” no-jail probation plea, he refused, maintaining his innocence. The lion’s share of Confessions of a Wall Street Insider was written while Kimelman was an inmate at Lewisburg Penitentiary. In nearly two years behind bars, he reflected on his experiences before incarceration—rubbing elbows and throwing back far too many cocktails with financial titans and major figures in sports and entertainment (including Leonardo DiCaprio, Alex Rodriguez, Ben Bernanke, and Alan Greenspan, to drop a few names); making and losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in daily gambles on the Street; getting involved with the wrong people, who eventually turned on him; realizing that none of that mattered in the end. As he writes: “Stripped of family, friends, time, and humanity, if there’s ever a place to give one pause, it’s prison . . . Tomorrow is promised to no one.” In Confessions of a Wall Street Insider, he reveals the triumphs, pains, and struggles, and how, in the end, it just might have made him a better person. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs. Our list includes biographies on well-known historical figures like Benjamin Franklin, Nelson Mandela, and Alexander Graham Bell, as well as villains from history, such as Heinrich Himmler, John Wayne Gacy, and O. J. Simpson. We have also published survivor stories of World War II, memoirs about overcoming adversity, first-hand tales of adventure, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

SINISTER OMENS: 560+ Supernatural Thrillers, Macabre Tales & Eerie Mysteries

By H. P. Lovecraft,H. G. Wells,Edgar Allan Poe,Henry James,Hugh Walpole,M. R. James,Wilkie Collins,E. F. Benson,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Ambrose Bierce,Arthur Machen,William Hope Hodgson,Arthur Conan Doyle,Grant Allen,Mary Shelley,Bram Stoker,Théophile Gautier,Richard Marsh,Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu,Thomas Hardy,Charles Dickens,Rudyard Kipling,Guy de Maupassant,Elizabeth Gaskell,Mark Twain,Daniel Defoe,Jerome K. Jerome,Fitz-James O'Brien,Catherine Crowe,Émile Erckmann,Alexandre Chatrian,Pedro De Alarçon,Amelia B. Edwards,Washington Irving,John Meade Falkner,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,Louisa M. Alcott,Edith Nesbit,Mary Louisa Molesworth,Francis Marion Crawford,John Kendrick Bangs,John Buchan,Sabine Baring-Gould,Cleveland Moffett,Louis Tracy,Nikolai Gogol,James Malcolm Rymer,Thomas Peckett Prest,Frederick Marryat,Oscar Wilde,Robert Louis Stevenson,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,W. W. Jacobs,H. H. Munro (Saki),Wilhelm Hauff,Mary Elizabeth Braddon,Robert W. Chambers,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,Thomas De Quincey,William Makepeace Thackeray,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Robert E. Howard,David Lindsay,Marie Belloc Lowndes,Edward Bellamy,Jack London,Pliny the Younger,Helena Blavatsky,Fergus Hume,Florence Marryat,Villiers de l'Isle Adam,William Archer,William F. Harvey,Katherine Rickford,Ralph Adams Cram,Leopold Kompert,Brander Matthews,Vincent O'Sullivan,Ellis Parker Butler,A. T. Quiller-Couch,Fiona Macleod,Lafcadio Hearn,William T. Stead,Gambier Bolton,Andrew Jackson Davis,Nizida,Walter F. Prince,Chester Bailey Fernando,Leonard Kip,Frank R. Stockton,Bithia Mary Croker,Catherine L. Pirkis,Leonid Andreyev,Anatole France,Richard Le Gallienne,Lucy Maud Montgomery,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Horace Walpole,William Thomas Beckford,Matthew Gregory Lewis,Ann Radcliffe,Jane Austen, John,William Polidori,Charlotte Brontë,Emily Brontë,Walter Hubbell,George W. M. Reynolds,M. P. Shiel,Adelbert von Chamisso
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8026898141
  • Pages : 23193
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 121
  • File Pdf: sinister-omens.pdf

Book Summary:

There is no better reading sensation than feeling the end of your hair raised in a nail-biting suspense. Here's presenting you our biggest ever supernatural collection to give you many hours of pleasurable and just enough eerie reading experience: Contents: Edgar Allan Poe: The Masque of the Red Death The Murders in the Rue Morgue… H. P. Lovecraft: The Call of Cthulhu The Dunwich Horror… Henry James: The Turn of the Screw… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles… Bram Stoker: Dracula The Jewel of Seven Stars… Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow… Robert Louis Stevenson: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde… James Malcolm Rymer: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street H. G. Wells: The Island of Doctor Moreau Richard Marsh: The Beetle Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla Uncle Silas… Nikolai Gogol: Dead Souls… Rudyard Kipling: The Phantom Rickshaw… Hugh Walpole: Portrait of a Man with Red Hair All Souls' Night Robert E. Howard: The 'John Kirowan' Saga The 'De Montour' Saga Cthulhu Mythos M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Dead Secret… The Woman in White Guy de Maupassant: The Horla… E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower The Man Who Went Too Far… Nathaniel Hawthorne: The House of the Seven Gables Rappaccini's Daughter The Birth Mark… Ambrose Bierce: Can Such Things Be? The Ways of Ghosts Some Haunted Houses Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan… William Hope Hodgson: The Ghost Pirates Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder… M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire… Ralph Adams Cram: Black Spirits and White Grant Allen: The Reverend John Creedy… Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto William Thomas Beckford: Vathek Matthew Gregory Lewis: The Monk Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Marie Belloc Lowndes: From Out the Vast Deep

CHESTERTON MYSTERIES: 100+ Crime Thrillers, Murder Mysteries & Detective Tales

By G. K. Chesterton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8027302072
  • Pages : 2058
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 272
  • File Pdf: chesterton-mysteries.pdf

Book Summary:

e-artnow presents to you this ultimate murder mystery collection by the master of the genre: The Father Brown Stories: The Innocence of Father Brown: The Blue Cross The Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Flying Stars The Invisible Man The Honour of Israel Gow The Wrong Shape The Sins of Prince Saradine The Hammer of God The Eye of Apollo The Sign of the Broken Sword The Three Tools of Death The Wisdom of Father Brown: The Absence of Mr. Glass The Paradise of Thieves The Duel of Dr. Hirsch The Man in the Passage The Mistake of the Machine The Head of Caesar The Purple Wig The Perishing of the Pendragons The God of the Gongs The Salad of Colonel Cray The Strange Crime of John Boulnois The Fairy Tale of Father Brown The Incredulity of Father Brown: The Resurrection of Father Brown The Arrow of Heaven The Oracle of the Dog The Miracle of Moon Crescent The Curse of the Golden Cross The Dagger with Wings The Doom of the Darnaways The Ghost of Gideon Wise The Secret of Father Brown: The Mirror of the Magistrate The Man With Two Beards The Song of the Flying Fish The Actor and the Alibi The Vanishing of Vaudrey The Worst Crime In the World The Red Moon of Meru The Chief Mourner of Marne The Secret of Flambeau The Scandal of Father Brown: The Quick One The Blast of the Book The Green Man The Pursuit of Mr. Blue The Crime of the Communist The Point of a Pin The Insoluble Problem The Vampire of the Village The Donnington Affair The Mask of Midas Novels: The Man who was Thursday Manalive Short Stories: The Club of Queer Trades: The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown The Painful Fall of a Great Reputation The Awful Reason of the Vicar's Visit The Singular Speculation of the House-Agent The Noticeable Conduct of Professor Chadd The Eccentric Seclusion of the Old Lady The Man Who Knew Too Much The Trees of Pride Tales of the Long Bow The Poet and the Lunatics Four Faultless Felons The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond The White Pillars Murder The Sword of Wood

I Think She's Trying to Tell Me Something

By Dan Graziano
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 0061745804
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 438
  • File Pdf: i-think-she-s-trying-to-tell-me-something.pdf

Book Summary:

Sportswriter Jack Byrnes is seeing lots of women...no matter how hard he tries not to. See, a funny thing happened to Jack on the way to his thirtieth birthday. Everywhere he goes, he runs into a woman from his past: there's Mary Ann, whose random appearance in an Arizona airport started this mess; Amy, The One that Got Away, who has abandoned Boston for a fiancé and the Upper West Side; Connie, The Recent Ex who left-and reappeared-without any explanation; Danielle, the Freshman Fling turned bestselling chick lit author; and Nikki, Jack's first kiss, now happily residing in the West Village with the woman of her dreams. Jack believes in a lot of things-his two best friends Bernie and Jeff, the Yankees, cold pizza to cure a hangover, the Yankees-but Fate has never been one of them. Still, this all can't be coincidence. Not when the Ghosts of Relationships Past show up just as Jack has met the perfect woman. The world must be trying to give Jack a signal, and maybe if he can read it right, this time he won't strike out.

Weird Tales 349 - 85th Anniversary Issue

By Ann VanderMeer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Isbn : 1434450309
  • Pages : 132
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 348
  • File Pdf: weird-tales-349-85th-anniversary-issue.pdf

Book Summary:

The mammoth 85th Anniversary Issue of The Unique Magazine features: FICTION: "Heart of Ice" by Tanith Lee; "Creature" by Ramsey Shehadeh; "The Yellow Dressing Gown" by Sarah Monette; "The Talion Moth" by John Kirk; "Detours on the Way to Nothing" by Rachel Swirsky; "Black Petals" (new Elric novella) by Michael Moorock. SPECIAL FEATURE: The 85 Weirdest Storytellers of the Past 85 Years. POETRY: "A Compleynte on the Deth of Sir William Thatcher, Sumtyme Ycleped Ulrich of Lichtenstein" by Geoffrey Chaucer. NONFICTION: Interview: Jeff VanderMeer chats with weird fantasy novelist China Mieville; Weirdism: Stephen Geigen-Miller on his pulp-fiction heritage; Lost Pages: Ira Marcks presents a snapshot of modern Innsmouth...; Lost in Lovecraft: ...and Kenneth Hite explores why H.P.L.'s characters sought asylum in Arkham; Excerpt: Csilla Csori discusses the science of Dune's gholas and how to raise the dead; The Bazaar: Cherie Priest meets a steampunk Cthulhoid amulet crafter; The Cryptic: Darrell Schweitzer on the enduring power of the Blob; The Library: Book reviews.

The Ascent of Humanity

By Charles Eisenstein
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Isbn : 1583945377
  • Pages : 576
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 146
  • File Pdf: the-ascent-of-humanity.pdf

Book Summary:

Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this limited hardcover edition of Eisenstein's landmark book, he argues that our disconnection from one another and the natural world has mislaid the foundations of science, religion, money, technology, economics, medicine, and education as we know them. It has fired our near-pathological pursuit of technological Utopias even as we push ourselves and our planet to the brink of collapse. Fortunately, an Age of Reunion is emerging out of the birth pangs of an earth in crisis. Our journey of separation hasn't been a terrible mistake but an evolutionary process and an adventure in self-discovery. Even in our darkest hour, Eisenstein sees the possibility of a more beautiful world--not through the extension of millennia-old methods of management and control but by fundamentally reimagining ourselves and our systems. We must shift away from our Babelian efforts to build ever-higher towers to heaven and instead turn out attention to creating a new kind of civilization--one designed for beauty rather than height. Breathtaking in its scope and intelligence, The Ascent of Humanity is a landmark book showing what it truly means to be human. "A tour-de-force filled with astounding insight, wit, wisdom and heart." --Christopher Uhl, author of Developing Ecological Consciousness: Paths to a Sustainable Future "Quite marvelous, a hugely important work. This book is truly needed in this time of deepening crisis." --John Zerzan, author of Future Primitive and Elements of Refusal

The Canadian Horror Film

By Gina Freitag,André Loiselle
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Isbn : 1442624043
  • Pages : 302
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 116
  • File Pdf: the-canadian-horror-film.pdf

Book Summary:

From the cheaply made “tax-shelter” films of the 1970s to the latest wave of contemporary “eco-horror,” Canadian horror cinema has rarely received much critical attention. Gina Freitag and André Loiselle rectify that situation in The Canadian Horror Film with a series of thought-provoking reflections on Canada’s “terror of the soul,” a wasteland of docile damnation and prosaic pestilence where savage beasts and mad scientists rub elbows with pasty suburbanites, grumpy seamen, and baby-faced porn stars. Featuring chapters on Pontypool, Ginger Snaps, 1970s slasher films, Quebec horror, and the work of David Cronenberg, among many others, The Canadian Horror Film unearths the terrors hidden in the recesses of the Canadian psyche. It examines the highlights of more than a century of Canadian horror filmmaking and includes an extensive filmography to guide both scholars and enthusiasts alike through this treacherous terrain.

Rules for Radicals

By Saul Alinsky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0307756890
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 116
  • File Pdf: rules-for-radicals.pdf

Book Summary:

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition.

A Dark Matter

By Peter Straub
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Isbn : 0385530137
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 821
  • File Pdf: a-dark-matter.pdf

Book Summary:

An electric, chilling, and unpredictable novel from the master of modern horror. On a Midwestern campus in the 1960s, a charismatic guru and his young acolytes perform a secret ritual in a local meadow. What happens is a mystery—all that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were present. Forty years later, one man seeks to learn about that horrifying night, and to do so he’ll have to force those involved to examine the unspeakable events that have haunted them ever since.

The Mystery of the Semi-Detached

By Edith Nesbit
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Feedbooks
  • Isbn : 2291068377
  • Pages :
  • Category :
  • Reads : 920
  • File Pdf: the-mystery-of-the-semi-detached.pdf

Book Summary:

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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

By Tom Dalzell,Terry Victor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317372522
  • Pages : 864
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Reads : 562
  • File Pdf: the-new-partridge-dictionary-of-slang-and-unconventional-english.pdf

Book Summary:

Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. Containing over 60,000 entries, this new edition of the authoritative work on slang details the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945, and through the first decade of the new millennium, with the same thorough, intense, and lively scholarship that characterized Partridge's own work. Unique, exciting and, at times, hilariously shocking, key features include: unprecedented coverage of World English, with equal prominence given to American and British English slang, and entries included from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland, and the Caribbean emphasis on post-World War II slang and unconventional English published sources given for each entry, often including an early or significant example of the term’s use in print. hundreds of thousands of citations from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, and songs illustrating usage of the headwords dating information for each headword in the tradition of Partridge, commentary on the term’s origins and meaning New to this edition: A new preface noting slang trends of the last five years Over 1,000 new entries from the US, UK and Australia New terms from the language of social networking Many entries now revised to include new dating, new citations from written sources and new glosses The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is a spectacular resource infused with humour and learning – it’s rude, it’s delightful, and it’s a prize for anyone with a love of language.