Tag Archives: French

Six Months Later

YA FICTION An intriguing new book loaded with suspense. The shocking reasons behind Chloe’s transformation will keep you guessing until the very end, culminating in a stunning truth. So what really happened in those six months? You’ll just have to pick up this incredible book to find out for yourself. – Girls’ Life An intense […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Gay Propaganda. Russian Love Stories

  “This project comes at a really important time. There’s nothing like putting a human face on the struggle for acceptance and equality. Love conquers all.” —Greg Louganis, quadruple Olympic gold medalist “The most potent weapon in the fight against anti-LGBT prejudice is the reality of who we are instead of the caricatures presented by […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Hitler’s Girls

LITERARY FICTION Adolf Hitler’s secret mistress, an upstanding member of the British aristocracy, gives birth to a daughter. The child is whisked away at infancy and raised as an orphan. She is protected from the truth concerning her origins, but that doesn’t prevent the remnants of Hitler’s scattered empire from seeking her out as part […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Goings. In Thirteen Sittings

LITERARY FICTION | SHORT STORIES Goings: In Thirteen Sittings is Gordon Lish’s first completely original work in sixteen years, stories that mark the ongoing vitality of one of the era’s enduring scribes. Widely acknowledged as perhaps the most influential editor since Maxwell Perkins,  Gordon Lish has quite simply changed the face of American literature. The […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Positive Trait Thesaurus

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING ‘In these brilliantly conceived, superbly organized and astonishingly thorough volumes, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi have created an invaluable resource for writers and storytellers. Whether you are searching for new and unique ways to add and define characters, or brainstorming methods for revealing those characters without resorting to clichés, it […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Negative Trait Thesaurus

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING ‘In these brilliantly conceived, superbly organized and astonishingly thorough volumes, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi have created an invaluable resource for writers and storytellers. Whether you are searching for new and unique ways to add and define characters, or brainstorming methods for revealing those characters without resorting to clichés, it […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Citizens Rising

JOURNALISM – CURRENT AFFAIRS David Hoffman has written a stirring book. He shows how digital technology grants a voice to citizens, threatens the most brutal dictators, and, however unevenly, promises a better tomorrow. – Ken Auletta, Columnist, The New Yorker Media play a decisive role in political affairs across the globe – driving the revolutionary […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Music Wars 1937-1945

HISTORY – MUSIC Music played an unprecedented role in World War II. Whether live or through the recently developed mechanical media of radio, film and gramophone records, it was used by all sides for propaganda and morale-boosting. The Bayreuth Festival opened its doors to war-wounded and munitions workers. In Paris on one day alone, 16 […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

A Narco History. How the United State and Mexico Jointly Created the “Mexican Drug War”

CURRENT AFFAIRS The “War Against Drugs”: who started it, and why? What are its consequences in real terms, not mere statistics, for the people most affected by it? One hundred thousand deaths later—with the vast majority of those killed innocent citizens, such as the 43 teachers college students murdered in Guerrero—the solution to peace requires […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Quarter Share

SCIENCE-FICTION – COMING-OF-AGE NOVEL BOOK 1 of 6 IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE SOLAR CLIPPER SERIES The Golden Age of Sail has Returned—in the Year 2352 When his mother dies in a flitter crash, eighteen-year-old Ishmael Horatio Wang must find a job with the planet company or leave the system—and NerisCo isn’t hiring. With […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )