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epub |eng | 2017-07-05 | Author:Amy Bloom

Author’s Note: For more on the origin of this story, see Chapter 1 of my novel Palace Council as well as the author’s note at the end of the book. ...
( Category: United States October 19,2017 )
epub |eng | 2007-12-18 | Author:Kinky Friedman

CHARLES WHITMAN We like to think that everything’s bigger in Texas. This, of course, includes mass murder sprees. I graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in 1965, majoring ...
( Category: United States October 18,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2013-05-07 | Author:Bernard, C. B. [Bernard, C. B.]

Sitting at dinner with a pair of fathers and sons traveling together from the San Francisco Bay area, two brothers and their boys on their first fishing trip to Alaska, ...
( Category: Travel Writing October 17,2017 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2014-06-12 | Author:Andy Hall [Hall, Andy]

Wed. July 19. Strong winds all [last] night until noon—Northern storm moves in and dumps a foot of snow during afternoon and night. No contact with High Camp at 8:00 ...
( Category: Mountaineering October 15,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2011-03-30 | Author:Naipaul, V. S. [Naipaul, V. S.]

TO THE west, on the road to Mississippi, were shabby small settlements, like an extension of the poverty of the town of Tuskegee. I spent the night on a timber ...
( Category: United States October 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2013-07-30 | Author:Jonathan Raban [Raban, Jonathan]

To which he added the characteristic footnote: “It is true about the old dog, at least I saw it reported somewhere.” New York Review of Books, November 2000 Battleground of ...
( Category: Essays & Correspondence October 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-25 | Author:Jonathan Raban [Raban, Jonathan]

The weatherman had been right: there was no wind at all. He hadn’t mentioned precipitation, though, and for once the American word for rain seemed an exact description of what ...
( Category: United States October 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2009-10-15 | Author:Stewart Lee Allen [Allen, Stewart Lee]

THAT WAS PRETTY MUCH THE SITUATION BY THE SECOND MONTH of the Ottoman siege. Everybody who could, including King Leopold, had fled. Vienna’s population had dwindled to seventeen thousand. There ...
( Category: Beverages & Wine October 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2008-12-17 | Author:Phillip Lopate [Lopate, Phillip]

16 EXCURSUS SAILORS AND MERCHANT SEAMEN IN NEW YORK Arm in arm they careened up Pearl Street under the drenching rain. Bars yawned bright to them at the corners of ...
( Category: United States October 14,2017 )
epub |eng | 2010-12-31 | Author:John Campbell [Campbell, John]

Out of Night THE SAKN MOTHER looked down at Grayth with unblinking, golden eyes. "You administer the laws under the Sarn," she clicked waspishly. "The Sarn makes the laws. Men ...
( Category: Science Fiction October 8,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-01-13 | Author:The Tourist [Tourist, The]

32 Rue David d'Angers was one of six major streets that grew like irregular flower petals out of Place de Rhin et Danube's ovule. It was decided—that is, Milo decided—that ...
( Category: Specialty Travel October 7,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2004-12-02 | Author:King, Stephen & O'Nan, Stewart [King, Stephen]

SK: A lot of talk about “blowing” that lead, but what really happened was Oakland struggling desperately to take one of three…and we held ’em off! Now we gotta keep ...
( Category: Baseball October 7,2017 )
epub, mobi |eng | | Author:Benjamin Parzybok

III. Axis Mundi Being among the banana trees was like stepping into a steamy and heavily oxygenated greenhouse. Tree and Thom could barely keep their footing among the sinkholes, losing ...
( Category: United States October 7,2017 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2011-11-01 | Author:Watt, Peter [Watt, Peter]

TWELVE Lukas had been lucky enough to locate an anchorage in the mouth of a swampy creek hidden amongst mangroves. The rain that pelted down raised a mist, further concealing ...
( Category: United States October 7,2017 )
mobi |eng | 2009-11-24 | Author:Julie Schaper

Hours later, her voice dragged Neil out of a deep sleep. “I’m warning you, Hank! If you ever do that again!” “You’re warning me, huh? Well, bitch, what are you ...
( Category: Mystery October 7,2017 )