World Literature
epub |eng | | Author:Paul Muldoon

from HORSE LATITUDES At Least They Weren’t Speaking French I At least they weren’t speaking French when my father sat with his brothers and sisters, two of each, on a ...
( Category: European August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-15 | Author:Ricardo Piglia

And so he tries not to succumb, holding on to the remains of a sharp and free-flowing intelligence, squandered by distraction, because he can clearly see that he has few ...
( Category: Biographical August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-25 | Author:Mary Ann Caws

Translated by Mary Ann Caws “Vanity, Memory of the Swan,” from Robert Desnos, “The Night of Loveless Nights” (1930). No, Love Is Not Dead No, love is not dead in ...
( Category: French August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-17 | Author:Ricardo Piglia

Tuesday, June 8 You are inside the world you narrate. What I mean is that you must never say anything that is external to the universe of the action. The ...
( Category: Biographical August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-21 | Author:Ellen Litman

AND THIS is what her life has become: at four fifteen she sneaks into the drama room for tutoring; afterward it’s homework (always done in a hurry), supper, the tedious ...
( Category: Coming of Age August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-04-15 | Author:Li Bai [Bai, Li]

ON HSIN-P’ING TOWER On this tower as I leave our homeland, late autumn wounds thoughts of return, and heaven long, a setting sun far off, this cold clear river keeps ...
( Category: Chinese August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jeana E. Mann [Mann, Jeana E.]

Chapter 16 Rourke Fifteen minutes later, I sat on the edge of a chair in Roman’s hotel study. The space between my legs throbbed to the point of distraction. Earlier, ...
( Category: Russian August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-11-19 | Author:Hwang Sunwon [Sunwon, Hwang]

HOUSE The rumors swept Sŏdanggol overnight: Maktong’s father had gone to the upper village to buy an ox and had gotten mixed up in gambling again. And this time he ...
( Category: Asian August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2000-02-28 | Author:Marquis de Sade [Sade, Marquis de]

Our poor young woman spent a relatively peaceful night, but for the next six days was still in no condition to tell her benefactor the events leading up to his ...
( Category: French August 2,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-06-06 | Author:Paul Grant

*** The morning had gone to plan. Hans and his men had been able to have breakfast without any particular alarm. However, by late morning, Berliners had grasped the significance ...
( Category: German August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-07-31 | Author:Les Murray [Les Murray]

Keenly as I read detective fiction I’ve never cared who done it. I read it for the ambiences: David Small reasoning rabbinically, Jim Chee playing tapes in his tribal patrol ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania August 1,2019 )
epub |eng | 2007-01-01 | Author:Standard of Honor [Honor, Standard of]

THREE Jean Pierre Tournedos had been born into a mercantile family that owned a modest fleet of trading ships, and at the age of twenty-six was invited to join the ...
( Category: Historical July 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 1988-10-01 | Author:Thomas Mann [Mann, Thomas]

CHAPTER FOUR Every day now, the bare-skinned, fiery-cheeked god piloted his heat-breathing chariot across the sky’s expanse, his golden locks waving in the simultaneously storming east wind. Silky white radiance ...
( Category: German July 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-07-26 | Author:Roger White

Frank on a Rock, 2002 He’s reclining on a rock jutting out of the water; let’s take the cue from the painting’s title and call him Frank. The bottom edge ...
( Category: French July 27,2019 )
mobi, epub |eng | 1987-06-15 | Author:Steinberg, Milton [Steinberg, Milton]

“Take the Hebrew books out,” he ordered glumly. “I shall not need them.” Then he sat down at his writing table, picked up his quill pen and tried to write ...
( Category: Ancient July 26,2019 )