Carlos Ruiz Zafón (25 September, 1964 – 19 June, 2020) is a Spanish author known for his The Shadow of the Wind (La sombra del viento), one of my favorite books.
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Investigating a case with the rare book, Alicia and Vargas go to Barcelona uncovering an tangled web of kidnappings , murders, and meet with the Sempere family
Daniel Sempere and his wife are content with life and baby. When a strange walks in the book shop and threatens to divulge a secret, their happiness subsides.
The story is about an author named David Martin who accepts an assignment to write a book for a very rich client.
An offer too good to be true.
The book follows a young boy named Daniel and has possibly one of the best literary inventions of the decade the “Cemetery of Forgotten Books”.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help by Benjamin Wiker – A non-fiction meditation by the author about books which he believes are influential and popular but are actually full of bad ideas. 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do (2019 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A travel book published by National Geographic about the American National Parks. 100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to Do, What to See (2020 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A National Geographic book detailing 100 journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The 100-Year-Old Who Climbed Out Through the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson – A fictional book which follows the adventures and mis-adventures of its centenarian protagonist in a hilarious romp through the 20th century. 108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson – A book featuring photographs of guitars (and guitars only) of famous guitarists. The book took 17 years for Ms. Johnson…
A struggling writer finds himself teaching a third-rate MFA program in Vermont, finds himself harrassed for stealing a dead student’s storyline.
A National Geographic book detailing 100 journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. Mr. Yogerst has written several books for National Geographic
An unnamed narrator and his friend, Magnus, go to the circus. A magician asks for volunteers for his disappearing act. Magnus volunteers and never comes back.
A short biography of William Bailey, an American who stood his ground against Hitler’s Germany, in New York harbor, at a time when the US was solidly neutral.