Life After God by Douglas Coupland

By Douglas Coupland

We're the first iteration raised with out God. we're creatures with robust spiritual impulses, but they've got nowhere to circulate during this global of department stores and television, Kraft dinners and jets. How will we take care of loneliness? anxiousness? The cave in of relationships?
How can we succeed in the quiet, secure layer of our lives? during this compellingly leading edge number of tales, bestselling writer Douglas Coupland responds to those subject matters. slicing throughout the hype of contemporary dwelling to discover a unprecedented grace amid our lives, he uncovers a brand new type of fact for a tradition caught on fast-forward. A tradition possible past God.

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Bartleby the Scrivener (The Art of the Novella) by Herman Melville

By Herman Melville

“I would like no longer to.”

Academics hail it because the starting of modernism, yet to readers round the world—even these daunted by means of Moby-DickBartleby the Scrivener is just the most soaking up and relocating novellas ever. Set within the mid-19th century on manhattan City’s Wall highway, it was once additionally, might be, Herman Melville’s so much prescient tale: what if a tender guy stuck up within the rat race of trade eventually simply stated, “I would like now not to”?

The story is without doubt one of the ultimate works of fiction released by way of Melville ahead of, slipping into melancholy over the continued severe dismissal of his paintings after Moby-Dick, he deserted publishing fiction. The paintings is gifted right here precisely because it was once initially released in Putnam’s magazine—to, unfortunately, serious disdain.

HERMAN MELVILLE used to be born in manhattan urban in 1819. At eighteen he set sail on a whaler, and upon his go back, wrote a sequence of bestselling experience novels in response to his travels, together with Typee and Omoo, which made him recognized. beginning with Moby-Dick in 1851, notwithstanding, his more and more complicated and hard paintings drew progressively more detrimental feedback, until eventually 1857 whilst, after his assortment Piazza Tales (which incorporated Bartleby the Scrivener), and the radical The self assurance Man, Melville stopped publishing fiction. He drifted into obscurity, writing poetry and dealing for the Customs apartment in manhattan urban, until eventually his loss of life in 1891.

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All This Talk of Love: A Novel by Christopher Castellani

By Christopher Castellani

It’s been fifty years because Antonio Grasso married Maddalena and taken her to the USA. That was once the final time she observed her mom and dad, her sisters and brothers—everything she knew and enjoyed within the village of Santa Cecilia, Italy. Maddalena sees no use to open the door to the previous and enable the emotional luggage and unmended rifts of one other existence spill out.

But Prima was once raised at the lore of the outdated state. And as she sees her mom and dad getting older, she hatches the belief to take the full relations again to Italy—hoping to reunite Maddalena together with her estranged sister and enable her mom and dad see their place of birth one final time. it really is an idea that threatens to rip the Grasso family members aside, till destiny bargains them a few unwelcome surprises, and their journey domestic turns into an important trip.

All This speak of Love is an incandescent novel approximately sacrifice and desire, loss and love, fable and memory.

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Siege (As the World Dies, Book 3) by Rhiannon Frater

By Rhiannon Frater

Siege is the belief to Rhiannon Frater’s because the global Dies trilogy, which may still entice fanatics of The jogging Dead. either The First Days and Fighting to Survive gained the useless Letter Award from Mail Order Zombie. The First Days was once named the most effective Zombie Books of the last decade by way of the Harrisburg booklet Examiner.

The zombie disorder has shattered civilization. The survivors who've came across tenuous defense in Texas protect their citadel opposed to the jogging useless and dwelling bandits.

Katie has made peace with the dying of her spouse and is pregnant and married to Travis, who has been elected Mayor. Jenni, her stepson, Jason; and Juan—Travis’s righthand man—are a contented family members, although Jenni suffers from PTSD. either girls are lethal zombie killers.

In Siege, the folk of Ashley Oaks are surprised to find that the vp of the us is alive and commanding the remnants of the USA army. What’s left of the U.S. govt has plans for this workforce of made up our minds survivors.

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Diablo Death Cry (The Trailsman, Book 384) by Jon Sharpe

By Jon Sharpe

NOTHING'S EVER EASY

When he's paid money up entrance to aid an ex–Mexican viceroy get to California, Skye Fargo understands that he's in for a coarse journey. up to he appreciates the money—as good as his employer's seductive daughter—he can't get pleasure from both with a bullet in his again. And anyone already has the Trailsman in his sights....

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High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

By Nick Hornby

It's been acknowledged usually sufficient that child boomers are a tv iteration, however the very humorous novel High Fidelity reminds that during a fashion they're the record-album iteration in addition. This humorous novel is keen about tune; Hornby's narrator is an early-thirtysomething English man who runs a London list shop. He sells albums recorded the old fashioned way--on vinyl--and is having a difficult time making different transitions besides, particularly maturity. The ebook is in a single feel a love tale, either candy and engaging; such a lot unique, notwithstanding, are the hilarious arguments over arcane concerns of dad track.

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Titanic with ZOMBIES by Richard Brown

By Richard Brown

This is often the story...
* of a shipbuilder who designed the best ocean liner ever imagined.
* of a captain at the ultimate voyage of his lengthy and exclusive profession.
* of a group devoted to the security and wellbeing and fitness of all passengers.
* of an unsinkable lady who stood up whilst all people instructed her to take a seat.
Oh, and there's infection that turns enormous quantities of passengers into violent, flesh-eating ghouls.

That's correct. This ain't no love tale.

This is the tale of the mammoth with ZOMBIES.

All aboard. It's approximately to move down!

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The Dream of Scipio by Iain Pears

By Iain Pears

In The Dream of Scipio, the acclaimed writer of An example of the Fingerpost intertwines 3 highbrow mysteries, 3 love stories-and 3 of the darkest moments in human background. United by way of a classical textual content referred to as "The Dream of Scipio," 3 males fight to discover safe haven from the insanity that surrounds them...in the ultimate days of the Roman Empire, within the grim years of the Black loss of life, and within the direst hours of global conflict II.

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A Rage To Live by John O'Hara

By John O'Hara

While the gorgeous, imperious and moneyed Grace Caldwell Tate desires whatever she is going after it. Her affair scandalises Pennsylvania's elite and he or she needs to face the prices to her marriage and the fellow she relatively loves.

A bestseller on book in 1949 A Rage to Live is a candid story of idealists and libertines, tradesmen and crusaders, males of violence and goodwill, and girls of fierce power and tenderness.

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Nadja by André Breton

By André Breton

Nadja, initially released in France in 1928, is the 1st and maybe most sensible Surrealist romance ever written, a ebook which outlined that movement's perspective towards lifestyle. The crucial narrative is an account of the author's dating with a lady within the urban of Paris, the tale of an obsessional presence haunting his existence. The first-person narrative is supplemented via forty-four images which shape a vital part of the work—pictures of varied ‘surreal’ humans, locations, and items which the writer visits or is haunted by means of in Nadja's presence and which encourage him to meditate on their truth or loss of it.

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