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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Chronicle of the Murdered House

LITERARY FICTION – CLASSIC “When a friend suggested that Crônica da casa assassinada might be the greatest modern Brazilian novel, I was startled. There are so many more obvious candidates, after all. But as I thought about it, I realized that the statement wasn’t as strange as it sounds. The book itself is strange – […]

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Adventures of a Young Divorcee (Tribulations d’une Jeune divorcée)

FICTION – HUMOR Contains new illustrations by the author! Deborah, a young housewife, submissive and dependent, divorces after discovering her husband cheating on her. She then finds herself in the life of a head of the family and working woman she had always ignored. The adventures keep coming for Deborah, who will have to learn […]

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Anaïs Nin: Naked Under the Mask (Anais Nin, Masquée et si nue)

  FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY  A tribute to the world’s first female erotic writer Anaïs Nin was born in France en 1903. It’s her father, disappointed to have a daughter, who chose this ambiguous name. An esthete and perverse pianist, Joaquin Nin abandoned his wife and children ten years later. Teenager haunted by literature then frustrated wife […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Expedition: True Story of the First Human-Powered Circumnavigation of the Earth

TRUE STORY – ADVENTURE – INSPIRATIONAL Book 1 – DARK WATERS: July 2012 Book 2 – THE SEED BURIED DEEP: December 2013 Book 3 – TO THE BRINK: April 2016 “A journey of great courage and determination.” — His Holiness The Dalai Lama “Two broken legs would be a trip ender for me… An incredible amount […]

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Dear Asshole (Cher trou de cul)

FICTION A love story that only lasts for 72 days, the time it takes to gestate a guinea pig! Told in disorder with caustic humor, but also a lot of tenderness, this love story allows us to discover Clara, a anti-heroine with a bite, in which we recognize our own faults and weaknesses, multiplied by […]

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