Category «Fiction Anthologies»

Download e-book for iPad: Trinidad Noir: The Classics (Akashic Noir) by Earl Lovelace,Robert Antoni

By Earl Lovelace,Robert Antoni

ISBN-10: 1617754358

ISBN-13: 9781617754357

"To trip during the nineteen works of poetry and prose during this awesome anthology is to event Trinidad and Tobago via a kaleidoscopic lens. The writings are grouped into 4 traditionally major sessions ("Leaving Colonialism," "Facing Independence," "Looking In," and "Losing Control"). it really is a good build; the reader stories island tradition and heritage as part of its time, shaped by means of a pastiche of nationality, tradition, and social type. Standouts abound." —Publishers Weekly, starred overview, decide of the Week "Pairing well with 2008's Trinidad Noir, this retrospective assortment positive aspects vintage tales from writers who have been a part of the literary wave that crested with Trinidadian independence in 1962. amazing authors contain Derek Walcott, V.S. Naipaul, Elizabeth Nunez, Shani Mootoo, and the volume's editors. Holds robust charm for fanatics of noir and literary writing." —Library magazine "Lovelace and Antoni provide a 'subversive' tackle island tradition to enrich the 21st-century examine Trinidad provided via Lisa Allen-Agostini and Jeanne Mason's Trinidad Noir . . . even if historical past repeats itself or development is stalled by means of people's countless ability to get of their personal methods, those 19 reprinted stories supply a bittersweet standpoint at the cussedness of human nature." —Kirkus Reviews"Each tale is magnetic." —New York magazine of Books "A outstanding pattern of the expertise that makes Trinidad and Tobago so unique...The e-book is a exhibit of wide-ranging kinds and nice abilities, giving a feeling of the striking variety of any such small island." —Pif journal Akashic Books keeps its award-winning sequence of unique noir anthologies, introduced in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. every one booklet contains all new tales, each set in a unique local or place in the geographic region of the e-book. Now, of Trinidad's most sensible writers masterfully curate this literary retrospective of the nation's most sensible writing during the last century. Reprints of vintage tales (and poems) by way of: C.L.R. James, Derek Walcott, Samuel Selvon, Eric Roach, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Sonny Ladoo, Michael Anthony, Willi Chen, Earl Lovelace, Robert Antoni, Elizabeth Nunez, Ismith Khan, Lawrence Scott, Wayne Brown, Jennifer Rahim, Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, Sharon Millar, Barbara Jenkins, and Shani Mootoo. From the advent through Earl Lovelace: the place Trinidad is varied even from its Caribbean sisters is the measure to which it has built its folks arts—its carnival, its metal band, its music—as types of either uprising and mediation. those varieties haven't purely endured to entertain us; they ritualize uprising, converse out opposed to oppression, and confirm the personhood of the downpressed. This uprising isn't really glaring with an analogous depth because it was. Independence and political partisanship and the turning out to be distance of the center category from the folks, between different advancements, have obvious a fluctuation within the beliefs of uprising. but what's incontestable is that those arts have tested and maintained a secure area for clash to be resolved or not less than expressed, no longer in a vacuum yet within the face of a standing quo using its muscle and myths to keep up a story that upholds its pursuits. because the scenario turns into extra advanced and data extra the most important, our literature is better put to problem or to consolidate those myths. separately, we're left to settle on whose behalf our writing may be hired. during this state of affairs, the fight has been in the arts themselves—whether they see themselves as an extension of uprising or paintings as leisure. even if overdue at the scene and with out the common charm of the local and folks arts, our literature can lay declare to being a part of those arts of uprising, upholding and making noticeable the brushed aside and missed, lifting the marginalized into personhood, persuading us new international is needed, and constructing this island as a spot within which it may be imagined and created.

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Download e-book for iPad: Darkness Visible by Stu Loudon,Roxanne Evans

By Stu Loudon,Roxanne Evans

ISBN-10: 1505755395

ISBN-13: 9781505755398

A son looking revenge for his father's rejection...
A hero of the folk has his real causes delivered to light...
A killer dealing with the implications of his actions...

This is DARKNESS VISIBLE.

Stu Loudon brings you an anthology of darkish speculative fiction, reading the darkish, the sunshine and the shadows between.

Included is a preview of Stu Loudon's WHAT LIES underneath sequence; tales that includes characters from his soon-to-be-published novel PONTIUS.

DARKNESS noticeable contains a bonus part showcasing the paintings of up-and-coming American writer Roxanne Evans.

Author testimonials:

"If you are thirsty for anything unique, darkish, and shaken no longer stirred with a twist, then Thirst will certainly satisfy."

Pete Turner, writer of "Whisper A Scream" and " Whisper From The Woods".

"Stu Loudon has a fashion with phrases, it is similar to poetry. I felt each notice I learn, i used to be left lifestyles in a wholly various method lengthy after turning that final page."

Aimie Jennison, writer, "Mount Roxby" sequence.

Stu Loudon is an writer dependent in Brisbane, Australia.

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Die letzte Metro: Junge Literatur aus Tschechien (German by Martin Becker,Martina Lisa PDF

By Martin Becker,Martina Lisa

ISBN-10: 3863911733

ISBN-13: 9783863911737

Wie und wo begegnet guy der jungen tschechischen Literatur? Womöglich in der Prager Metro? Und ist die tschechische Kneipe immer noch der ultimative Ort der thought? Das Bafeln beim Bier als literarischer Topos ist in diesem Buch nur der Ausgangspunkt für eine wilde Fahrt durch Bilder, Stile und Stimmen der eigenwilligen tschechischen Gegenwartsliteratur.

Achtzehn Autorinnen und Autoren sind vertreten, oft erstmals ins Deutsche übersetzt. Mit Texten von: Bianca Bellová, Ondřej Buddeus, Dora Čechova, Vladimíra Čerepková, Irena Dousková, Emil Hakl, Petr Hruška, Václav Kahuda, Dora Kaprálová, Hana Lundiaková, Igor Malijevský, Jaroslav Rudiš, Tereza Semotámová, Petra Soukupová, Alžběta Stančáková, Michal Šanda, Filip Topol und Eva Turnová.

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Download e-book for iPad: Storie (Italian Edition) by Nadine Gordimer,N. Gordimer

By Nadine Gordimer,N. Gordimer

ISBN-10: 8807490390

ISBN-13: 9788807490392

L’idea di un’antologia di racconti a scopo di beneficenza è nata da una brillante intuizione di Nadine Gordimer che ammirando le iniziative analoghe portate avanti da alcuni importanti esponenti del mondo della musica, ha deciso di chiedere un racconto advert alcuni autori da lei particolarmente amati. Il risultato è straordinario: raramente un gruppo così variegato di illustri scrittori da tutto il mondo è stato pubblicato nella stessa antologia. Le storie catturano una gamma mirabolante di emozioni e situazioni dell’universo umano: los angeles tragedia, los angeles commedia, los angeles fantasia, los angeles satira, il sesso, l. a. guerra e il dramma in continenti e tradition fra loro molto diversi. Solo in line with fare alcuni esempi, Arthur Miller narra le vicende di un ragazzino di tredici anni alle prese con un cagnolino, Rushdie invece costruisce una piccola favola nella quale un maharajah sposa una giovane donna in carriera di ny, il racconto della Atwood vede una donna che ripensa al suo amore perduto mentre guarda un programma d’archeologia alla televisione, Paul Theroux ci illustra una sua peculiare visione di un mondo distopico nel quale il sesso è praticato solo se vestiti interamente in latex e i bambini si comprano sul mercato nero, Magris porta il lettore al funerale dell’idea di Mitteleuropa, los angeles Gordimer si cala nei panni di un bambino orfano in un campo profughi, Woody Allen disegna un breve caricature brillante ambientato nella sua ny e García Márquez scrive una piccola gemma che racconta le vicende del senatore Onésimo Sánchez, al quale rimangono, all’inizio del racconto, solo sei mesi e undici giorni da vivere. Questi sono solo alcuni degli autori presenti in questa raccolta, nella quale, a parte l’impegno comune nella lotta contro una terribile piaga che sta devastando l’Africa, ritroviamo in step with los angeles prima volta l’uno accanto all’altro grandissimi autori i cui tratti caratteristici sono esaltati dalla loro simultanea presenza in un volume.

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Alois Mock: Visionen im Spiegel der Zeit (German Edition) - download pdf or read online

By José Manuel Barroso,Niki Glattauer,Toni Innauer,Jean-Claude Juncker,Sebastian Kurz,Monika Langthaler,Robert Menasse,Heinz Nußbaumer,Heinz Prüller,Martin Schluz

ISBN-10: 3901392467

ISBN-13: 9783901392467

Diese Anthologie ist in vielerlei Hinsicht ungewöhnlich. Sie ist kein Bericht von Weggefährten Alois Mocks. Sie ist kein Rückblick auf sein bedeutungsvolles Leben und Wirken, keine Würdigung seiner Visionen, die an Strahlkraft bis heute nichts eingebüßt haben. Sie ist vielmehr alles in einem. Dieses Buch, herausgegeben anlässlich seines eighty. Geburtstages, ist eine Hommage an Alois Mock, den Menschen, den Politiker, der seiner Zeit immer voraus struggle und der sie dadurch maßgeblich mitgestaltete. Mit mehr als dreißig Beiträgen hochkarätiger Autoren zu Alois Mocks Lebensthemen, die sich auch in seiner politischen Karriere abbildeten: Bildung,
Sport, Europa – und über allem die christlich-soziale Idee. Denn im Mittelpunkt steht der Mensch: Alois Mock. Gestern. Heute. Morgen.

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New PDF release: Kenneth Guthrie's This Month In Fiction: January 2015

By Kenneth Guthrie

ISBN-10: 1508672822

ISBN-13: 9781508672821

all the works via Kenneth Guthrie written in January. the 1st Wilson publication follows one man's quest for revenge opposed to very unlikely odds. The Drac Ula sequence finds the genuine background of a really human monster. And Survivor and Hunted take the reader to a sci-fi international the place occasionally an important issues are these which we are going to sacrifice all of it for.

Six novels in overall. Wilson used to be written in December, yet is integrated as an advantage for the 1st factor of Kenneth Guthrie's This Month In Fiction: January 2015.

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Get Dropped Threads PDF

By Carol Shields,Marjorie Anderson

What are these existence studies that capture us unexpectedly, that haven’t ever been a part of our discussions or readings simply because they lie past the restrict of phrases or the braveness and should to articulate?
When Carol Shields and Marjorie Anderson started asking different girls – buddies, colleagues, family - what studies had surprised them, dissatisfied them, stuck them unprepared, the responses have been rapid. many ladies reacted as if this query used to be whatever that they had been ready to be requested, for years. Silences were saw – and had to be broken.
Dropped Threads is the striking number of reflective writings that emerged. The individuals are from a variety if professions and life and their items are quick, clever and revealing. Many names might be common: Margaret Atwood, Eleanor Wachtel, Bonnie Burnard, June Callwood, Marni Jackson, Sharon Butala. yet there also are revelatory items from new voices, ladies lecturers, politicians, homemakers and attorneys who dare to select up the various dropped threads from the material of women’s communication.
A attractive woven tapestry of views at the silences that girls nonetheless continue, Dropped Threads bargains a neighborhood of voices that readers – not only ladies – should want to pay attention. probably readers will, in flip, locate the power to check the parts of shock and silences of their personal lives. – again hide of print version

“There are fascinating and actually intimate entries during this book…these ladies take rules, even mystery ones, and infuse them with poetry, scoured and buffed sentences and …stopwatch comedian timing…The real intensity of the gathering is located in those women’s transparent stories and their willingness to share.” – Quill & Quire

“if the price of books have been measured by way of the insights kept inside their pages, Dropped Threads will be precious… [This] is a perfectly well-written and excellently edited ebook that gives such intimate insights that it occasionally feels like a movement of cognizance. The compositions often make the reader believe like an eavesdropper -- and a really entertained one at that…The tales in Dropped Threads cathartically tie up free ends for his or her writers, whereas supplying readers with an exquisitely crafted patchwork cover of existence experiences.” -- Winnipeg unfastened Press

“It’s a suite of unveiling essays and brief tales by means of 35 Canadian girls at mid-life and past, reflecting at the lifestyles occasions that stuck them off safeguard and, in some way, haven’t been talked about…As it seems, there are various dropped threads in our lives. Weave them jointly and you’ve obtained a tapestry.” -- Bonnie Schiedel, Chatelaine, April 2001

CONTRIBUTORS
MARGARET ATWOOD, JOAN BARFOOT, JANET E. BRADLEY, MARTHA BROOKS, BONNIE BURNARD, SHARON BUTALA, JUNE CALLWOOD, HONORABLE SHARON CARSTAIRS, CLAUDIA CASPER, JOAN CLARK, NINA LEE COLWILL, LORNA CROZIER, SANDY FRANCES DUNCAN, HELEN FOGWILL PORTER, KATHERINE C. H. GARDINER, ANNE GIARDINI, KATHERINE GOVIER, CHARLOTTE grey, ANNE HART, CAROL HUSSA HARVEY, BLANCHE HOWARD, ISABEL HUGGAN, MARNI JACKSON, ISLA JAMES, SUSAN LIGHTSTONE, KATHERINE MARTENS, JAQUELINE McLEOD ROGERS, LILY REDMOND, DEBORAH SCHNITZER, RENATE SCHULZ, MARGARET SHAW-MACKINNON, MIRIAM TOEWS, ELEANOR WACHTEL, ROSALIE WEAVER, BETTY JANE WYLIE.

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Get Das Buch der Tafelfreuden: Die schönsten Texte zum Essen und PDF

By Curt Gutkind

ISBN-10: 3650400073

ISBN-13: 9783650400079

Essen ist ein bevorzugtes Thema der abendländischen Kultur und faith. Das gemeinsame Mahl an üppig gedeckter Tafel huldigt den Göttern und festigt die Gemeinschaft. Die Literatur umkreist Essen und Trinken, Rausch und Genuss, Kochkunst und Gastfreundschaft in immer neuen Variationen. Theologen verdammen Trunksucht und Völlerei, Philosophen feiern die belebende Wirkung des Weines oder warnen vor der Erschlaffung des Geistes. Eine schmackhafte Textauswahl aus allen Kulturkreisen und Jahrhunderten präsentiert das ›Buch der Tafelfreuden‹. In dieser anregenden Anthologie finden sich Volkslieder, Sprichwörter und Sagen genauso wie Briefe, Dokumente und Romanauszüge. Prominente Autoren sind u.a. Herodot, Ovid, Seneca, Franz von Assisi, Thomas von Aquin, Machiavelli, Cervantes, Novalis, Goethe, Jean Paul, Gogol und Shakespeare.

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New PDF release: The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, Vol. 1

By Rakesh Khanna,Pritham K. Chakravarthy

ISBN-10: 8190605607

ISBN-13: 9788190605601

Mad scientists! determined housewives! Murderous robots! Scandalous starlets! Sordid, drug-fueled amorous affairs! This anthology beneficial properties seventeen tales via ten best-selling authors of Tamil crime, romance, technological know-how fiction, and detective tales, none of them ever earlier than translated into English, in addition to reproductions of wacky hide artwork and question-and-answer periods with a number of the authors. seize a masala vadai, chill out and enjoy!

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Download e-book for kindle: And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917–2017 by Ronald Riekki

By Ronald Riekki

ISBN-10: 1611862590

ISBN-13: 9781611862591

Upper Peninsula literature has characteristically been suppressed or minimized in Michigan anthologies and Michigan literature as an entire. Even the higher Peninsula itself has been passed over from maps, making a humans and a spot that experience turn into in lots of methods “ungeographic.” those humans and this position are strongly made from frequently marginalized teams equivalent to the operating category, the agricultural bad, and local american citizens, which provides much more insult to the exclusion and compelled oppressive silence. And right here: a hundred Years of higher Peninsula Writing, 1917–2017, offers voice to higher Peninsula writers, making sure that they're incorporated in Michigan’s wealthy literary heritage. Ambitiously, And the following contains nice U.P. writing from each decade spanning from the 1910s to the 2010s, beginning with Lew R. Sarett’s (a.k.a. Lone Caribou) “The Blue Duck: A Chippewa drugs Dance” and finishing with Margaret Noodin’s “Babejianjisemigad” and Sally Brunk’s “KBIC.” Taken as a complete, the anthology forcefully insists at the geographic and literary inclusion of the U.P.—on either the map and the page.

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