While working as an assistant editor for Mademoiselle magazine, Mr. Capote recommended his editor to published a story called Homecoming by a teenager named Ray Bradbury, thus giving the famous author his first break.
The author writes about the challenges of living in the region for both Jews and Arabs, especially for young people who struggle with identity and family.
This book took me a little longer than usual to read because I had a great time trying (emphasis on “trying”) to solve the puzzles, which come in a form of lists
Not only it is about the space program, but also about bright people preserving and making a name for themselves through education and smarts.
A series of poems about his boyhood experiences in western Illinois. Published under the name Webster Ford, the poems were the beginning of Spoon River Anthology (1915), the book that would make his reputation.
W. E. Lawrence’s latest historical romance novel Chakana is a James Bond meets Indiana Jones action/adventure story. It is set in Peru, just before the start of World War II. The basis of the tale is a race between good and evil to find an ancient treasure that could affect the outcome of the war before it even begins. It’s filled with danger, suspense, some humor, and even a torrid romance (with sex scenes). The publisher is giving away one copy of this book –to enter fill out the Rafflecoptter form at the end of the post. Synopsis: In 1940, before the start of World War II, James Fleming, the original British secret agent, races on a high-stakes chase to track down the ancient lost treasure of King Huascar of the Incas. He must recover it before the Nazis do or the whole world will be in imminent danger. But this is no ordinary treasure hunt. The Incas have proven their cunning and intellect in not only how they hid their treasure, but how they protected it. Fleming joins forces in the remote ruins of Peru, South America with Kate Rhodes, a policewoman on leave from the United States, her archaeologist brother,…
This wonderful, hard cover coffee table book, is a visual trip through space and time of spaceship, rockets and their influence on pop-culture and art.
Later in life, Mr. Parkman would summarize his books as “The history of the American forest”
An unusual entry in the series since it is narrated by a French-Canadian woman and not James Bond
Tolstoy knew at least six languages, evolved the Russian education system, made his own clothes, inspired the idea of non-violent resistance, and raised 13 children believed that his main character flaw was being lazy