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Mulligan Stew by Gilbert Sorrentino (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB reader, 3.0 MB Overview: Gilbert Sorrentino was an American novelist, short story writer, poet, literary critic, professor, and editor. In over twenty-five works of fiction and poetry, Sorrentino explored the comic and formal possibilities of language and literature. "Mulligan Stew" was first published by Grove Press in 1979 and is widely regarded as his finest...

A Ballad for Metka Krašovec by Tomaž Šalamun (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.07 MB Overview: Tomaž Šalamun was one of the most influential and prolific poets in Central Europe over the past few decades. Thanks to the translation of his work, he also received wide international acclaim. A number of volumes of his poetry have been published in English, yet A Ballad for Metka Krašovec, originally published in Slovenia in...

New & Selected Essays by Denise Levertov (.ePUB)

Requirements: EPUB Reader, 794 kb Overview: Denise Levertov’s New & Selected Essays gathers three decades’ worth of the poet’s most important critical statements. Her subjects are various-––poetics, the imagination, politics, spirituality, other writers––and her approach independent minded and richly complex. Here in a single volume are recent essays exploring new ground broken...

The Mothers: A Novel by Brit Bennett (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.25 MB Overview: A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive story about...

What About This by Frank Stanford (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 60.2 MB Overview: The big event in poetry for 2015 was the long-awaited resurrection of Frank Stanford, a legendary badass from Arkansas, much of whose poetry has been unavailable since his suicide at the age of 29 in 1978… Stanford was a hell of a metaphor-maker and simile-slinger, and could cast a spell of extreme intensity with a flick of his wrist. This vibrant...

Motherland Hotel by Yusuf Atilgan (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.7MB Overview: A maladroit loner who runs the seen-better-days Motherland Hotel in a backwater Turkish town, Zeberjet has become obsessed with a female guest who stayed there briefly and frantically anticipates her presumed return. . . . as Zeberjet becomes increasingly unhinged, we're drawn into his dark interior life while coming to understand Turkey's...

Landscape at the End of the Century by Stephen Dunn (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, PDF or AZW3 Reader, 1.6MB Overview: In the language of and for our interior lives, Dunn makes poetry a communal act between the poet and his readers. Dunn's landscape at the end of the century embraces the spectrum of urgencies and obsessions that we live with and for. It's a landscape that we share with citizens and spies, revelers and mourners, women who weep, men who...

In the House of Silence by Fadia Faqir (Ed.) (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Requirements: .epub./mobi Reader, | 786Kb | Version: Retail Overview: To complement the novels in the "Arab Women Writers" series, this is a collection of autobiographical writings by 13 leading Arab women authors. Through these testimonies, the women describe their experiences and expose the often difficult conditions under which their narratives were written. Patterns running...

It Was Snowing Butterflies by Charles Darwin (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 reader., 0.42mb Overview: 'The vessel drove before her bows two billows of liquid phosphorus' A selection of Darwin's extraordinary adventures during the voyage of the Beagle Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and...

I Am Bride by Laura Willcox (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 11.2 MB Overview: The first book from Upright Citizens Brigade comedian Laura Willcox, I AM BRIDE is a hysterical spoof of all the lavish, ridiculous, and stressful things a bride deals with when planning her BIG DAY. In this bridal gag gift, Laura Willcox writes in the voice of an overbearing, outrageous wedding planner, covering all aspects of a wedding—from the...

Mercer Girls by Libbie Hawker (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB / AZW Reader, 1.40 Mb Overview: It’s 1864 in downtrodden Lowell, Massachusetts. The Civil War has taken its toll on the town—leaving the economy in ruin and its women in dire straits. That is, until Asa Mercer arrives on a peculiar, but providential, errand: he seeks high-minded women who can exert an elevating influence in Seattle, where there are ten men for every...

Bourbon Creams & Tattered Dreams by Mary Gibson (.ePUB)

Requirements: .epub Reader, 2.8Mb | Retail Overview: Handsome Frank Rossi took Matty Gilbie away from her working class roots in Bermondsey, East London and promised her fame and fortune. In America, the Cockney Canary would become a movie star. As his wife, she would be half of a power couple, fêted and adored by all. But the Wall Street Crash of 1929 puts paid to all that, and as Frank becomes...

Ethiopia Boy by Chris Beckett (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: A debut collection in the form of African praise poems, this book celebrates the people and landscapes of Ethiopia. Seen through the eyes of a young white boy in love with his older, black friend, these poems explore boyhood in all walks of life. As it hurtles through recent Ethiopian history, from the overthrow of Emperor Haile Selassie and the legacy...

The Water Hole: A Western Story by Zane Grey (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 294 KB Overview: It would seem that the end of every war has been followed in the United States by social and moral changes, mostly for the worse. Zane Grey certainly felt that way about the effects of the Great War, and to show these changes and how to cope with them became the impulse behind what he called The Water Hole. However, before magazine publication, changes...

3 books by Tony Masero (.MOBI)

Requirements: MOBI Reader | 843 kB | You can’t take it with you…. But you can damned well try! It’s a sentiment offered to Joe Alberplas, a simple cowhand who is content to keep to his own affairs then one night discovers that there is a sight more to life than punching cows. It is more than an unexpected surprise and demands some radical adjustment. With word of Joe’s shift in...

Akbar & Birbal Tales Of Humour by Monisha Mukundan (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB or MOBI Reader, 2.MB Overview: Tales of Akbar, the great Mughal emperor, and his intelligent adviser Birbal have been told since time immemorial. Yet, they never cease to amaze and delight us. Replete with ancient wisdom and wit, each story in this collection promises to both entertain and educate. Accompanied by illustrations that bring them alive, these stories will appeal to...

The Italian Chapel by Philip Paris (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Requirements: .epub./mobi Reader, | 1.1Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Domenico Chiocchetti was a quiet, kindly man, an Italian artist caught up in a war that would change his life forever. When he and his friends and fellow prisoners of war arrived on the tiny Orkney island of Lamb Holm in January 1942, they found a freezing, windswept wilderness and a seemingly impossible task – to build giant...

Light the Fire by Matt Biers-Ariel (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 324 kB Overview: Think Lolita enrolls in the Dead Poets Society. Mr. Samson was once Yuba County Teacher of the Year but has turned to alcohol to deaden the pain caused by his school's insistence that he focus solely on raising student test scores.As Mr. Samson sinks deeper into a well of whiskey, a student throws him a rope and lifts him out. Mr. Samson regains his...

The Stoneborn Saga by Brendan Baker (.ePUB)

Requirements: Any ePub reader, 0.29 MB Overview: Lightning crackles across the sky. Blood seeps into the ground. And far below, in the belly of the earth, ancient wills begin to stir... Iceland, 1013 AD. A pagan farmer attacks a Christian priest. With a single blow from his hammer, he shatters a delicate balance, setting in motion forces more powerful than he can comprehend. The resultant blood...

Glaxo by Hernan Ronsino (.ePUB)

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 2.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Glaxo is a chilling novel of betrayal, romance, and murder, from a major Latin American writer being published in English for the first time. In a derelict town in Argentina's pampa, a decades-old betrayal simmers among a group of friends. One returns from serving time for a crime he didn't commit; another, a policeman with ties to...

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