Biographies & Memoirs
epub |eng | 2012-01-02 | Author:Pico Iyer [Iyer, Pico]

We waited, my mother and Hiroko and I, for day after long day in our temporary lodging, looking up at the hills in the distance or, in my case, not ...
( Category: Parenting Boys March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | | Author:Charles Nicholl

In his deposition at the Court of Requests Wilkins gives his age as ‘36 years or thereabouts’, but in another deposition two years later he says he is about forty. ...
( Category: Renaissance March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2008-05-14 | Author:Barbara Kingsolver [Kingsolver, Barbara]

Our turkeys were looking gorgeous after their awkward adolescent molt into adult plumage. Bourbon Reds are as handsome as it gets on the turkey runway, with chestnut-red bodies, white wings, ...
( Category: Organic March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2010-07-20 | Author:Maya Angelou [Angelou, Maya]

22 The wind blew over the roof and ruffled the shingles. It whistled sharp under the closed door. The chimney made fearful sounds of protest as it was invaded by ...
( Category: Discrimination & Racism March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 1986-03-25 | Author:Maya Angelou [Angelou, Maya]

When our grinning faces appeared at Julian’s door, he tried waving his arms to distract us, but only succeeded in agitating the tell-tale odors of sage, oregano and fried pork. ...
( Category: African-American Studies March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2010-09-21 | Author:Andrew Tobias [Tobias, Andrew]

Anyway, there I sat at Sporters, not realizing the plusses I had going for me, and staring holes through the fellow I wanted to meet. That was, more or less, ...
( Category: Gay & Lesbian March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-25 | Author:Eric L. Berlatsky

The Craft: An Interview with Alan Moore DANIEL WHISTON, DAVID RUSSELL, AND ANDY FRUISH / 2002 Zarjaz 3 & 4 (2002–2003). Interview conducted on September 9 and October 29, 2002. ...
( Category: History & Criticism March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-23 | Author:Anne Morrow Lindbergh [Lindbergh, Anne Morrow]

Fall 1961 [DIARY] Weeks have gone by again. No diary writing. Life becomes less vivid when I’m not writing in my diary. And yet I don’t let myself use “good ...
( Category: Authors March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 1989-12-31 | Author:Mario Puzo [Puzo, Mario]

CHAPTER 13 DAVID JATNEY SPENT a month reading scripts that seemed to him utterly worthless. He wrote the less than half page of summary, then wrote his opinion on the ...
( Category: Thrillers & Suspense March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 1964-01-02 | Author:Puzo, Mario [Puzo, Mario]

LIFE IS SO full of surprises for small boys that Gino was not surprised the next morning to see the long black hair of a girl in his brother Larry’s ...
( Category: Leaders & Notable People March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2002-09-24 | Author:Albert Demeo [Demeo, Albert]

The saving grace of that year, and of all the years since then, came in the form of two guys named Tommy and Nick. Nick came into my life one ...
( Category: Mid Atlantic March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 1995-02-02 | Author:Zora Neale Hurston [Hurston, Zora Neale]

In New Orleans, I delved into Hoodoo, or sympathetic magic. I studied with the Frizzly Rooster, and all of the other noted “doctors.” I learned the routines for making and ...
( Category: Classics March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2008-04-28 | Author:Louis L'Amour

Often I am asked if any writer ever helped or advised me. None did. However, I was not asking for help either, and I do not believe one should. If ...
( Category: Actors & Actresses March 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2002-03-04 | Author:Alexandra Fuller

The Fullers—Devuli DEVULI On a recent map entitled “Comfort-Discomfort Belts,” Devuli Ranch is shown in the area of Zimbabwe that is shaded with tight red lines. This means that it ...
( Category: 20th Century March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-12-17 | Author:David Foster Wallace [Wallace, David Foster]

“TO TRY EXTRA HARD TO EXERCISE PATIENCE, POLITENESS, AND IMAGINATION” INTERVIEW BY DAVE EGGERS FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE BELIEVER NOVEMBER 2003 David Foster Wallace is from east-central Illinois, and this ...
( Category: Authors March 26,2014 )