Biographies & Memoirs
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-07-06 | Author:James Boswell

He said, ‘Dr. Mead lived more in the broad sunshine of life than almost any man.’ The disaster of General Burgoyne’s army was then the common topic of conversation. It ...
( Category: England March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub | | | Author:Maya Angelou

The next morning my interior decorating met with stony disapproval. The old sofa was wrong for a man in my husband's position and the secondhand-store bedroom set definitely had to ...
( Category: Actors & Actresses March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2006-01-02 | Author:José Saramago; Margaret Jull Costa

I was never much of a fisherman. Like any boy of my age and modest means, I used an ordinary rod with a hook, sinker and cork float tied to ...
( Category: Authors March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub, azw3 |eng | 1995-01-01 | Author:Lorenzo Carcaterra

6 VISITORS WERE ALLOWED into Wilkinson on rotating weekend mornings, for a maximum of one hour. Only one visitor per inmate was permitted. Early into my stay, I had written ...
( Category: Murder & Mayhem March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2001-01-02 | Author:Homer Hickam

DURING THE man-trip ride inside one morning, it occurred to me that Bobby was four years older than me and might, as a result, have a tad more experience with ...
( Category: Authors March 25,2014 )
mobi, azw3, epub |eng | 1994-11-10 | Author:Mikal Gilmore

GAYLEN’S STORY IS ANOTHER matter, and trying to tell it raises some peculiar problems for me. Aside from my father, Gaylen—who was born as Gaylen Noel Gilmore—was the only member ...
( Category: True Crime March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2007-01-02 | Author:Thomas Keneally

Ten * * * Even in 1981, the road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was considered mildly dangerous, transporting people through former battlefields where the wreckage of tanks and trucks ...
( Category: Memoirs March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-01-28 | Author:J.M. Coetzee

Fifteen He must find ways to save money. Lodging is his single biggest expense. He advertises in the classified section of the Hampstead local paper: ‘House-sitter available, responsible professional man, ...
( Category: History March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-03-31 | Author:Burroughs, Augusten [Burroughs, Augusten]

QUEEN HELENE CHOLESTEROL K ATE WASN’T LIKE THE OTHER FINCHES. SHE WAS SLIM, SOphisticated and listened to Laura Nyro and fusion jazz. She dated handsome black men and her spotless ...
( Category: New England March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2003-02-03 | Author:Ralph "Sonny" Barger

The Ghost of Yermo When I’m riding long distances, I have my pipes and engine to keep me company. For me, it's not about being in a meditative state. I've ...
( Category: Authors March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2008-01-02 | Author:Lorenza Foschini; Eric Karpeles

THE LETTER TO HIS GRANDFATHER. At his house on rue Berton, Guérin was still in a reverie, surrounded by the salvaged items that had come out of the hatbox. He ...
( Category: Authors March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2006-05-10 | Author:William C. Carter

CHAPTER EIGHT Grieving and Forgetting In the late fall of 1913 the relationship between Proust and Agostinelli finally reached the breaking point, but, not surprisingly, it was Agostinelli who made ...
( Category: Writing March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2010-08-30 | Author:Edwidge Danticat

The next day, I called Tante Zi and explained all that I’d learned about Marius’s return to Haiti. Tante Zi was aware of the funeral home cost, she said; she ...
( Category: General March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2011-01-18 | Author:Dave Itzkoff

IV. The Card There are only two practical driving routes from Monticello to Manhattan, with the only major difference between them being the choice of the Tappan Zee Bridge or ...
( Category: Authors March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-09-28 | Author:Edmund White

Chapter 12 David and I became closer and closer, perhaps because we shared these Venetian adventures that would have struck our New York friends as slightly glamorous but decidedly irrelevant ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction March 25,2014 )