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Essays & Correspondence
epub |eng | 2008-09-20 | Author:Udo Grashoff

The young woman used the pesticide E605 to take her own life. This poison had become notorious a few years earlier as a 'dead certain' suicide method after massive press ...
( Category: Suicide January 21,2020 )
epub |spa | 2016-05-18 | Author:J. M. Coetzee [Coetzee, J. M.]

Cities phosphorescent on the riverbank, industry’s glowing piles waiting beneath the smoke trails like ocean giants for the siren’s blare, the twitching lights of rail— and motorways, the murmur of ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence January 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 1978-12-31 | Author:David Attenborough

So feathers did not evolve initially for flight and do not define birds. The birds inherited them from feathered ancestors. And this leads to the realisation that all dinosaurs were ...
( Category: Wildlife January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-03-24 | Author:Heather O'Neill & Kit Dobson [O'Neill, Heather & Dobson, Kit]

LESSON 8 Crime Does Pay WHEN HE WAS YOUNG, my dad had been a great criminal. He was very proud of these years. Not having pursued a life of crime ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-30 | Author:Adam Hochschild [Hochschild, Adam]

* * * * As with many Indian cities, in recent years its name has been restored to its original form in the local language, Thiruvananthapuram. THIRTEEN The Brick Master ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-12-15 | Author:Adam Michnik & Agnieszka Marczyk

I have to admit that I was initially seized by doubts when the initiative to discuss this problem was proposed. Isn’t it pointless to discuss anti-Semitism in Poland today—or worse—aren’t ...
( Category: Europe January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-02 | Author:Lise Funderburg & Lise Funderburg

Now it is 2018; I am fifty-eight. I’m sitting at her kitchen table, the same white table in the same white kitchen in the same white split-level, imploring my mother ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Stan Grant (author) [Grant, Stan]

These storytellers of exile speak to me. If I am Aboriginal, then read through my eyes they become ‘Aboriginal’ writers—they help explain my world. Glissant is an ‘Aboriginal’ writer. He ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-15 | Author:Desan, Philippe; Rendall, Steven; Neal, Lisa [Desan, Philippe; Rendall, Steven; Neal, Lisa]

The Essais “Castigated and Brought into Harmony with the Opinions of the Monkish Doctors” Montaigne writes that when he first entered Rome on November 30, 1580, his book was “taken” ...
( Category: Renaissance January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Unknown

Figure 9.1 | Ontario unemployed and discouraged workers, annual average (%), 1947–2016 (Source: Statistics Canada (2018), CANSIM series 282-0086) THE LIMITS OF ONTARIO’S POSTWAR BOOM Ontario’s postwar Keynesian “golden age” ...
( Category: Historical January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-01-15 | Author:Sarah Ferguson [Ferguson, Sarah]

I can hear echoes of Philip Larkin throughout this story. I wrote to Larkin as a teenager on decorated notepaper, questioning his bleak view on life. He replied from his ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Michael Patrick Gillespie [Gillespie, Michael Patrick]

Notes 1. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1942, pp. 244–5. 2. Quoted by Richard Ellmann in his introduction to Stanislaus Joyce, My Brother’s Keeper, 1958, p. ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Francis Spufford [Spufford, Francis]

(2013) WHAT CAN SCIENCE FICTION TELL US ABOUT GOD? Speaking as a reader of SF who also happens to be a church-going believer – not much, really. Part of the ...
( Category: Essays January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Gary Snyder [Snyder, Gary; Martin, Julia]

A last question that I’ve been meaning to ask since I received the Sierra Club book about you. Of course I enjoyed reading it and looking at the pictures, and ...
( Category: Letters January 18,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2005-08-24 | Author:Daniel Defoe & Pat Rodgers

Clement VII 4 Saints. St. Egwin. St. Dunstan. St. Oswald. St. Wolstan. 11 Archbishops. St. Dunstan. St. Oswald Adulf. St. Wolstan. Aldred. Grey. Bourcher. Wittelry. Heath. Sands. Whitgift. | | ...
( Category: Essays January 18,2020 )