The Unremarkable Heart

By Karin Slaughter

What's attainable? that each unmarried individual on the earth is conspiring to make you appear a idiot, or that you're basically fooling your self?

Five and part months in the past June Connor, a high-school critical with nearly one thousand young children in her cost, was once given a dying sentence. She had simply over 5 months to place her residence so as and to sq. her sense of right and wrong. She had paintings, she had obligations. and he or she had a guy, her husband Richard, who had robbed her of her reliable popularity, her lifelong friendships and her convenience in her previous age. a guy who may watch her die.

There's one fact that June doesn't are looking to take to her grave along with her.
But Richard has different principles!

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Demasiada felicidad (Spanish Edition)

Libro destacado de The ny Times
 
Uno de los mejores libros del año
The Atlantic Monthly, The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Kansas urban Star, The Economist, Slate

 
Diez magníficos relatos por una de las autoras más queridas y galardonadas – ganadora del premio Nobel de Literatura­ y el guy Booker overseas Prize.
 
Anécdotas en apariencia banales se transforman en las manos de Munro en pura emoción, y su estilo muestra estas emociones sin dificultad, gracias a un talento excepcional que arrastra al lector dentro de las historias casi sin preámbulos.
 
Una joven madre recibe consuelo inesperado por los angeles muerte de sus tres hijos, otra mujer reacciona de forma insólita ante l. a. humillación a los angeles que l. a. somete un hombre; otros cuentos describen los angeles crueldad de los niños y los huecos de soledad que se crean en el día a día de l. a. vida de pareja. Como broche de oro, en el último cuento acompañamos a una matemática rusa y viviremos con ella su historia de amor con un hombre que hizo lo que supo por decepcionarla.

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Stars and Gods

By Larry Niven

Larry Niven is the New York Times bestselling writer of such vintage technological know-how fiction novels as Ringworld and Destiny's highway. certainly one of his past collections, N-Space, used to be lauded by means of the Houston Post as "Outstanding . . . hours of entertainment," whereas Publishers Weekly known as it "A needs to for technology fiction fans." A follow-up quantity, Playgrounds of the Mind, used to be praised by means of Kirkus Reviews as "Grand Entertainment."
 
Niven returns with the sequel to his most recent collection, Scatterbrain, which gathers an both attractive collection of Niven's most recent paintings, multi functional eye-catching quantity. listed here are selection excerpts from his newest novels, together with Ringworld's Child, in addition to brief tales, non-fiction, interviews, editorials, collaborations, and correspondence. Stars and Gods roams in all places a large choice of interesting subject matters, from house stations to standard etiquette.
Give your self a deal with, and be at liberty to select the mind of 1 of modern science fiction's such a lot interesting thinkers.

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Crown of Stars

By James Tiptree Jr.

Like new hardcover with DJ. COLLECTIBLE FIRST version. FORMER COLLECTOR'S reproduction. publication appears to be like UNREAD and prefer NEW. airborne dirt and dust Jacket exhibits very minor rippling as a result of mild rigidity from incorporated transparent mylar ARCHIVAL publication jacket conceal.

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The Magic Goes Away Collection: The Magic Goes Away, The Magic May Return, and More Magic

By Larry Niven

Larry Niven created his renowned "Magic is going Away" universe in 1967, and it's been a resource of pleasure and concept ever in view that. by means of asking the straightforward query, What if magic have been a finite resource?, Niven dropped at lifestyles a enthralling international of ask yourself and loss, of desire and depression. The good fortune of his first tale assortment, The Magic is going Away, birthed sequel anthologies, The Magic might Return and More Magic. All 3 volumes are accumulated right here for the 1st time, with tales via Niven himself, in addition to contributions through such luminaries of myth as Roger Zelazny, Fred Saberhagen, Steven Barnes, and Poul Anderson.
that includes a brand-new advent by way of Larry Niven, The Magic is going Away Collection provides readers perception into the breathtaking global of Niven and Jerry Pournelle's The Burning City and Burning Tower and stands by itself as a landmark in myth fiction

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A Third Treasury of Kahlil Gibran

"Gibran's beautiful poetry and incisive commentaries are one of the hummingbirds of literature. There are crafty ponderings at the which means of lifestyles and exploration of tender own occasions. grasp of temper and scenario, Gibran plumbs the depths of both".--"Dallas Times-Herald". Lightning Print on call for name

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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

By David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace made an paintings of taking readers into locations no different author even will get close to. The sequence of news from which this exuberantly acclaimed e-book takes its identify is a series of imagined interviews with males with reference to their relatives with ladies. those snap shots of fellows at their such a lot self-justifying, loquacious, and benighted discover poignantly and hilariously the agonies of sexual connections.

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Otogizoshi: The Fairy Tale Book of Dazai Osamu

Dazai Osamu wrote The Fairy story ebook (Otogizoshi) within the final months of the Pacific conflict. the normal stories upon which Dazai's retellings are dependent are popular to each jap schoolchild, yet this can be no kid's ebook. In Dazai's arms such inventory characters because the kindhearted Oji-san to Oba-san ("Grandmother and Grandfather"), the mischievous tanuki badger, the fearsome Oni ogres, the grasping previous guy, the "tongue-cut" sparrow, and naturally Urashima Taro (the eastern Rip van Winkle) develop into complicated participants dealing with tough and nuanced ethical dilemmas. The ensuing tales are thought-provoking, slyly subversive, and sometimes hilarious.

In spite of the "gloom and doom" surroundings consistently pointed out in reports of The atmosphere solar and the later now not Human, notwithstanding, Dazai's slicing wit and wealthy humor are glaring within the complete physique of his paintings. His literature depicts the human situation in painfully blunt and lifelike phrases, yet, like existence itself, is usually observed by means of a grin.

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Yellowcake

By Margo Lanagan

Yellowcake brings jointly ten brief tales from the terribly proficient Margo Lanagan--each of them fiercely unique and quietly heartbreaking.

The tales diversity from myth and fairy story to horror and stark truth, and but what pervades is the experience of humanity.  the folk of Lanagan's worlds face trials, temptations, and degradations. They swoon and undergo or even kill for romance. In a perilous global, they search the solace and power that comes from kinfolk and belonging. 

These are tales to be savored slowly and meditated deeply simply because they reduce to the very center of who we are.

“Haunting, lovely, and infrequently painful, Lanagan’s tales are in contrast to anything in fable literature.” --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Lanagan unravels established myths and fairy stories, weaving them into certain, sharply resonant types during this commonly attractive collection." --Kirkus, starred review

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: And Six Other Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Complete grown with an extended, smoke-coloured beard, requiring the prone of a cane and fonder of cigars than hot milk, Benjamin Button is a really curious child certainly. And, as Benjamin turns into more and more younger with the passing years, his family members wonders why he persists within the embarrassing folly of residing in opposite. during this creative delusion of ageing and the opposite tales amassed the following together with The Cut-Glass Bowl during which an ill-meant reward haunts a relatives s misfortunes, The 4 Fists the place a man’s lifestyles formed by way of a sequence of punches to his face, and the revelry, mobs and pain of may well Day F. Scott Fitzgerald screens his unequalled reward as a author of brief tales.

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