The Anchor Book Of New American Short Stories

Author: Ben Marcus
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780307428134
Size: 29.34 MB
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“In twenty-nine separate but ingenious ways, these stories seek permanent residence within a reader. They strive to become an emotional or intellectual cargo that might accompany us wherever, or however, we go. . .

The Plot Against America

Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547345313
Size: 39.41 MB
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What then followed in America is the historical setting for this startling new book by Pulitzer Prize–winner Philip Roth, who recounts what it was like for his Newark family — and for a million such families all over the country — ...

The Best American Crime Writing 2003 Edition

Author: Otto Penzler
Publisher: Knopf Group E-Books
ISBN: 0307514099
Size: 27.95 MB
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Included in this volume are Maximillian Potter’s “The Body Farm” from GQ, a portrait of Murray Marks, who collects dead bodies and strews them around two acres of the University of Tennessee campus to study their decomposition in ...

The Best American Short Stories 2013

Author: Elizabeth Strout
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547898363
Size: 13.92 MB
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Stories increasingly change point of view, switch location, and sometimes pack as much material as a short novel might,” writes guest editor Elizabeth Strout. “It’s the variety of voices that most indicates the increasing confluence ...

Righteous Dopefiend

Author: Philippe I. Bourgois
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520230880
Size: 49.40 MB
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Explores the world of homelessness and drug addiction in contemporary United States, discussing such themes as violence, race relations, sexuality, family trauma, social inequality, and power relations.

Alexander The Great

Author: Paul Cartledge
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1590208420
Size: 28.71 MB
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Alexander the Great is an engaging portrait of a fascinating man, and a welcome balance to the myths, legends, and often skewed history that have obscured the real Alexander.

American Desert

Author: Percival Everett
ISBN: 9780571226610
Size: 34.57 MB
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'Everett is one of those rare writers who can indulge in all manner of formal boldness while still seducing the reader with his storytelling.' - Sean O'Hagan, Observer

The Best American Erotica 2005

Author: Susie Bright
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743271793
Size: 23.40 MB
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Full of literary star power and with absolutely nothing out of bounds, these steamy short stories pack a wallop for every sexual taste.


Author: Thomas E. Ricks
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141028505
Size: 21.89 MB
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The definitive military chronicle of the Iraq war--and a searing judgment on the strategic blindness with which America has conducted it--draws on the accounts of senior military officers giving voice to their anger for the first time.