Three Soldiers (Dover Thrift Editions)

By John Dos Passos

This grimly sensible depiction of military existence follows a trio of idealists as they cope with the regimentation, violence, and tedium of army carrier. Incited prior the purpose of persistence, the warriors reply with rancor and murderous rage. This robust exploration of warfare's dehumanizing results is still chillingly modern.

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Caught

By Harlan Coben

Reporter Wendy Tynes is creating a identify for herself, bringing down sexual offenders on nationally-televised sting operations. but if social employee Dan Mercer walks into her seize, and is tied to the disappearance of a seventeen-year-old New Jersey lady, the stunning outcomes could have Wendy doubting her instincts in regards to the explanations of the folk round her.

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El hombre en suspenso

By Saul Bellow

El hombre en suspenso (1944) es l. a. primera novela de Saul Bellow. En ella esboza temas a los que regresará en obras posteriores -en Herzog o en La víctima-, como l. a. necesidad del hombre de expresar sus sentimientos más íntimos, los angeles naturaleza de los angeles libertad o los angeles posibilidad de elegir. Estas reflexiones son las que se hace Joseph en su diario durante un año sabático «forzoso» en el que espera una incorporación a filas que no acaba de llegar. Sus apuntes son testimonio de su incesante deambular por las calles de Chicago, de sus recuerdos, y de su reacción psicológica a l. a. inactividad mientras los angeles guerra ruge a su alrededor.

«Uno de los testimonios más sinceros sobre los angeles psicología de toda una generación crecida durante l. a. Depresión y los angeles guerra.»
EDMUND WILSON, The New Yorker

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Appointment in Samarra: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By John O'Hara

The author whom Fran Lebowitz in comparison to the writer of The nice Gatsby, calling him “the actual F. Scott Fitzgerald,” makes his Penguin Classics debut with this pretty deluxe variation of his best-loved book.

one of many nice novels of small-town American existence, Appointment in Samarra is John O’Hara’s crowning fulfillment. In December 1930, previous to Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is inspired with events and dances. on the middle of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English. yet in a single rash second born inside of a highball glass, Julian breaks with well mannered society and starts off a quick descent towards self-destruction.

Brimming with wealth and privilege, jealousy and infidelity, O’Hara’s iconic first novel is an unflinching examine the darkish facet of the yank dream—and a long-lasting testomony to the prepared social intelligence if a huge American writer.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts improved via introductions and notes through extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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William Shakespeare's Verily a New Hope (William Shakespeare's Star Wars, Book 4)

By Ian Doescher

Go back once again to a galaxy a ways, distant with this elegant retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the fashion of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a sensible (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of an attractive princess held captive and a tender hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with the entire valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s maximum plays. ’Tis a story instructed through fretful droids, jam-packed with trustworthy Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers, signifying...pretty a lot everything.

Reimagined in wonderful iambic pentameter—and entire with twenty stunning Elizabethan illustrations--William Shakespeare’s megastar Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Zounds! This is the ebook you’re searching for.

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Expedition: Being an Account in Words and Artwork of the 2358 A.D. Voyage to Darwin IV

By Wayne Douglas Barlowe

In 2358, natural world artist Wayne Douglas Barlowe joined the 1st manned flight to Darwin IV, fourth planet within the newly came upon F-Class binary procedure 6.5 gentle years from Earth. Now his long-awaited account of that old trip has been released. extra shiny than the holos and extra interpretive than the movies, those outstanding work, plus various drawings, reports, and sketchbook pages, shipping the reader to a wild, appealing, untouched world-a planet teeming with very good beasts and unique vegetation.

Expedition is an important shuttle booklet of the twenty fourth century. number of the technological know-how Fiction booklet membership and the Astronomy ebook membership.

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Losing Hope: A Novel

By Colleen Hoover

Number one New York Times bestselling writer Colleen Hoover held readers spellbound along with her novel Hopeless, the tale of what occurred whilst a afflicted woman named Sky encountered a long-lost formative years pal, Dean Holder. With Holder’s aid, Sky exposed stunning kinfolk secrets and techniques and got here to phrases with stories and feelings that had left deep scars. Hopeless was once Sky’s tale. Now, in Losing Hope, we eventually study the reality approximately Dean Holder.

Haunted via the little lady he couldn’t store from impending chance, Holder’s lifestyles has been overshadowed through emotions of guilt and regret. He hasn't ever stopped trying to find her, believing that discovering her could deliver him the peace he must circulate on. in spite of the fact that, Holder couldn't have expected that he will be confronted with even larger soreness the instant they reconnected.

In Losing Hope, Holder finds the best way the occasions of Sky’s formative years affected him and his family members, prime him to hunt his personal redemption within the act of saving her. however it is just in loving Sky that he can eventually start to heal himself.

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Homeland

By Cory Doctorow

In Cory Doctorow's wildly profitable Little Brother, younger Marcus Yallow used to be arbitrarily detained and brutalized by means of the govt. within the wake of a terrorist assault on San Francisco―an event that led him to develop into a pacesetter of the entire circulation of technologically clued-in young children, struggling with again opposed to the tyrannical safeguard nation.

A few years later, California's financial system collapses, yet Marcus's hacktivist prior lands him a task as webmaster for a crusading flesh presser who offers reform. quickly his former nemesis Masha emerges from the political underground to present him with a thumbdrive containing a Wikileaks-style cable-dump of difficult proof of company and governmental perfidy. it really is incendiary stuff―and if Masha is going lacking, Marcus is meant to unencumber it to the area. Then Marcus sees Masha being abducted by means of an analogous govt brokers who detained and tortured Marcus years earlier.

Marcus can leak the archive Masha gave him―but he cannot admit to being the leaker, simply because that would expense his enterprise the election. he is surrounded by means of pals who take into accout what he did many years in the past and regard him as a hacker hero. He cannot even attend an indication with out being dragged onstage and passed a mike. he is not in any respect definite that simply dumping the archive onto the web, earlier than he is passed through its thousands of phrases, is the perfect factor to do.

Meanwhile, everyone is starting to shadow him, those that appear like they are used to causing soreness until eventually they get the solutions they wish.

Fast-moving, passionate, and as present as subsequent week, Homeland is every piece the equivalent of Little Brother―a paean to activism, to braveness, to the force to make the realm a greater place.

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Brunswick Gardens: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel

By Anne Perry

In London’s prosperous Brunswick Gardens, the conflict over Charles Darwin’s innovative idea of evolution intensifies because the revered Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged through his appealing assistant, harmony Bellwood—a “new girl” whose feminism and competitive Darwinism he unearths appalling. whilst cohesion, 3 months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her loss of life, Superintendent Thomas Pitt is as yes as he will be that one of many 3 deeply religious males in the home dedicated homicide. may possibly it were the Reverend Parmenter? His good-looking curate? Or his son, a fervent Roman Catholic? Pitt and his shrewdpermanent spouse, Charlotte, refuse to accept lower than the truth—or under justice.

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Jimmy Plush, Teddy Bear Detective

By Garrett Cook

In a urban ridden with prostitute furries, cannibal police officers and warehouse-sized mob bosses, i have my paintings minimize out for me. My identify is Jimmy Plush. i am a personal detective. i am additionally a teddy endure. it began whilst the unique Jimmy Plush entered my lifestyles, delivering to take my playing money owed away if I agreed to change our bodies with him. yet i did not be aware of that being a three-foot-high plush toy will be this kind of residing hell, in particular now that everybody on the town desires a section of me. All i have gotten out of this deal is a devoted chinese language chauffeur, a customized teddybear .45, and a female friend who will not take off the fox go well with she turns methods in. Now i have to maintain this city fresh and check out to trace down the genuine Jimmy Plush with no wasting my stuffing for strong. just one factor is needless to say: existence is tough when you are smooth. Jimmy Plush, Teddy undergo Detective is a excessive octane pulp satire. within the culture of Sam Spade, The Shadow, Dick Tracy, Hellboy and Howard the Duck comes a brand new type of hero, a hero that reminds us that the degree of a guy is in his guts and his gun.

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