During-the-Event is a dystopian novel, America has been ravaged by climate change, and coming of age story. Winner of the 2018 Permafrost Book Prize in Fiction
Louis Auchincloss (27 September, 1917 – 26 January, 2010) was a novelist, historian, and essayist from New York
Just as Cervantes’ Don Quichotte made fun of the junk-culture in his era, Mr. Rushdie goes to a literary war with the garbage that Americans are inundated with
In The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer bats the story out of the park again, with an unbelievable plot involving the CIA, Germany’s secret service, and others.
Upton Sinclair (20 September, 1878 – 25 November, 1968) was an American writer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, who published books in several genres.
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right is a nonfiction book tracing how the rich & powerful shape the world.
Officer Ryan Quinn, a rookie raised in a family of cops, is on the fast track to detective until he shoots an unarmed black male. Now, with his career, reputation and freedom on the line, he embarks on a quest for redemption that forces him to confront his fears and biases and choose between conscience or silence. Jade Wakefield is an emotionally damaged college student living in one of Philadelphia’s worst neighborhoods. She knows the chances of getting an indictment against the cop who killed her brother are slim. When she learns there’s more to the story than the official police account, Jade is determined, even desperate, to find out what really happened. She plans to get revenge by any means necessary. Kelly Randolph, who returns to Philadelphia broke and broken after abandoning his family ten years earlier, seeks forgiveness while mourning the death of his son. But after he’s thrust into the spotlight as the face of the protest movement, his disavowed criminal past resurfaces and threatens to derail the family’s pursuit of justice. Ryan, Jade, and Kelly–three people from different worlds—are on a collision course after the shooting, as their lives interconnect and then spiral into chaos. Buy…
Milo Weaver is finding out that one never really “leave” the CIA’s tourism department, when old cases start to float Milo realizes he has to go undercover again
Alain Locke (13 September, 1885 – 9 June, 1954) was a writer, educator, philosopher and a a leading African-American intellectual hailing from Philadelphia, PA.
Amita Trasi has a two-voice tale, moving from the past to the present and vice versa is dense, emotional, and resonates in you, even when the book has long been read