Essays & Correspondence
epub |eng | | Author:Mariam Khan

Eight Notifications Salma Haidrani It’s 7 a.m. and my phone keeps pinging. It’s a sharp trill, indecently loud. Bleary-eyed, I grab it. One eye on the screen, it’s too late ...
( Category: Essays August 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-05 | Author:Jia Tolentino

* * * — The last time I participated in anything on my old church campus was high school graduation. I was wearing a white flowered sundress under a royal-blue ...
( Category: Feminist August 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-07-14 | Author:Penthouse International [PENTHOUSE MAGAZINE]

GIVING AND RECEIVING My best friend moved away shortly after he graduated from college. John and I, along with our wives, had actually been more than best friends. We had ...
( Category: Anthologies August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-17 | Author:Soma Das

Mr Fixit for All Things Else Sometime after 1996, Valia, in addition to finance, started taking an active interest in other areas. ‘Eventually I discovered Sudhir-bhai’s distinct ability to juggle ...
( Category: Essays August 15,2019 )
epub | | 1987-08-14 | Author:Achebe, Chinua

centenary of James Joyce. I sat with other guests and thousands of Dubliners in a huge municipal hall waiting for the President of the Irish Republic to arrive and inaugurate ...
( Category: African August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-18 | Author:Howard Mansfield

A stranger has come to town. He has suitcases full of money. He wants your land. Will you sell? Does everyone have a price? Is everything for sale—every last piece ...
( Category: Anthologies August 11,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

CHAPTER V - AES TRIPLEX * * * THE changes wrought by death are in themselves so sharp and final, and so terrible and melancholy in their consequences, that the ...
( Category: Essays August 7,2019 )
epub | | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

Chapter III above.] [Note 34: _Robert Hunter, Sheriff of Dumbarton_. Hunter recognised the genius in Stevenson long before the latter became known to the world, and gave him much friendly ...
( Category: British & Irish August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

* * * THE BOTTLE IMP. Note. - Any student of that very unliterary product, the English drama of the early part of the century, will here recognise the name ...
( Category: Essays August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-11 | Author:Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich [Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich]

TO N. A. LEIKIN. GORBITSA, June 20, 1890. Greetings, dear Nikolay Alexandrovitch! I wrote you this as I approached Gorbitsa, one of the Cossack settlements on the banks of the ...
( Category: Letters August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2007-02-02 | Author:Miller, Linda Lael [Miller, Linda Lael]

CHAPTER 10 RANCE WATCHED, WITH HIS damnable McKettrick pride jammed up tight in his throat, as Jesse got out of his mud-spattered truck at the top of the driveway and ...
( Category: Essays August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-20 | Author:Wendell Berry

With usury has no man a good house made of stone, no paradise on his church wall With usury the stone cutter is kept from his stone the weaver is ...
( Category: Essays August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2008-03-11 | Author:Chandra Manning [Manning, Chandra]

“Rising step by step to the summit of liberty and equal rights” Black Union soldiers knew with perfect clarity that breaking slavery’s chain meant inaugurating a freedom defined by basic ...
( Category: Letters August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-24 | Author:Vladimir Nabokov [Nabokov, Vladimir]

( Category: Artists, Architects & Photographers August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-02 | Author:Kathleen Hale [Hale, Kathleen]

Cricket Miss Georgia wept as if her entire family had died. She hugged her bouquet of thorny roses and was swallowed up in a group hug by her enemies. While ...
( Category: Essays August 3,2019 )