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Download Mount Pleasant by Don Gillmor (.ePUB)

Mount Pleasant by Don Gillmor (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 94 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2,1 MB Overview: In middle age, debt has become the most significant relationship in Harry Salter's life. He was born to wealthy parents in leafy and privileged Rosedale, at a time when the city was still defined by its WASP elite. But nothing in life has turned out the way Harry was led to expect. He's unsure of his place in society, his marriage is crumbling, his son is bordering on estranged, and on top of it all his father is dying. As he sits at his father's bedside, Harry...

Download Tietam Brown by Mick Foley (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Tietam Brown by Mick Foley (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 203 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: MOBI / ePUB reader, 568 kb Overview: A remarkable debut novel—given extraordinary life by its amalgam of energy, raw authentic language, and, at the core, a surprising gentleness. It is the work of the constantly amazing wrestler-writer Mick Foley, whose two volumes of autobiography, Have a Nice Day! and Foley Is Good, were each number one on the New York Times National Best-seller List. It tells the story and speaks in the voice—at once innocent and too knowing for his age—of Antietam...

Download 2 Books by Chuck Palahniuk (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

2 Books by Chuck Palahniuk (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 83 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, 2.1 MB Overview: When historians look back on our generation's most prolific writers of fiction, names like Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, and Kurt Vonnegut will be at the top. But another name for that list is our own Chuck Palahniuk. Where I believe Chuck has those other names beat, is in the many different formats of writing he dips his toes into. Tender Branson ” last surviving member of the so-called "Creedish Death Cult" ” is dictating his...

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The Letter Killers Club by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 117 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, 666 KB Overview: The Letter Killers Club is a secret society of self-described “conceivers” who, to preserve the purity of their conceptions, will commit nothing to paper. (What, after all, is your run-of-the-mill scribbler of stories if not an accomplished corruptor of conceptions?) The logic of the club is strict and uncompromising. Every Saturday, members meet in a firelit room filled with empty black bookshelves where they strive to top one another by...

Download 2 books by Gay Courter (.ePUB)

2 books by Gay Courter (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 119 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: Epub reader, 1.25 Mb Overview: GAY COURTER HAS WORKED CONTINUOUSLY IN FILM AND television production since graduation from Antioch College and has produced more than 200 documentary and educational films. She is author of five bestselling novels with over three million copies in print worldwide including The Midwife, The Midwife’s Advice, Code Ezra, River of Dreams, and Flowers in the Blood. Her non-fiction works include The Beansprout Book and I Speak For This Child, and How To...

Download The Rabbi by Noah Gordon (.ePUB)

The Rabbi by Noah Gordon (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 164 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 2.4Mb | Version: Retail Overview: A father; a husband; a lover; a friend; a rabbi. This is the story about the making of a modern rabbi, his coming of age, and how he finds his place in in a confused and confusing world.Michael Kind is raised in the Jewish cauldron of 1920s New York, familiar with the stresses and materialism of metropolitan life. Turning to the ancient set of ethics of his Orthodox grandfather, with a modern twist, he becomes a Reform rabbi. As insecure and...

Download Frozen Voices by Lynne Heinzmann (.ePUB)

Frozen Voices by Lynne Heinzmann (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 102 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 471 KB Overview: "In her debut novel, FROZEN VOICES, Lynne Heinzmann has performed magic beyond even the skills of Harry Houdini, one of her most delightful characters. Heinzmann pulls off an astonishing feat of literary legerdemain, resurrecting real people who, in February 1907, were passengers on the steamship Larchmont, a vessel which sank off the coast of Rhode Island, taking 137 souls down with her: 'drowned, frozen, or scalded to death.' In giving voice and vitality to a...

Download My Life as Emperor by Su Tong (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

My Life as Emperor by Su Tong (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 102 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 592Kb | Version: Retail Overview: Opening with a child's ascension to the Chinese throne, Su Tong's latest novel charts the complexities of courtly life, as a boy of few talents is suddenly thrust into a position of power. An extraordinary and chilling dramatisation of the dark side of nation-building, it is also a deft exploration of the failings of human nature. Genre: Historical Fiction Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Guided Tour Museum of Communism by Slavenka Drakulic (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 64 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 352 kb Overview: A wry, cutting deconstruction of the Communist empire by one of Eastern Europe's exceptional authors. Called "a perceptive and amusing social critic, with a wonderful eye for detail" by The Washington Post, Slavenka Drakulic-a native of Croatia-has emerged as one of the most popular and respected critics of Communism to come out of the former Eastern Bloc. In A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism, she offers a eight-part exploration of...

Download Pushing My Buttons by Mike Brigden (.ePUB)

Pushing My Buttons by Mike Brigden (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 128 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 292 KB Overview: A poetic journey through Love, Politics, Growing up and all those magical things that happen along the way. The poems are at times both touching and thought-provoking then seemingly at odds with the world the author finds himself in. This anthology is never predictable or easy to pin down but always entertaining. Genre: Literature & Fiction > Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan MacMillan (.PDF)

Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan MacMillan (.PDF)

General Fiction & Classics | 164 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: PDF Reader, 15.09 Mb Overview: You’re six years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything that’s worth living for. 1. Ice Cream 2. Kung Fu Movies 3. Burning Things 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose 5. Construction cranes 6. Me You leave it on her pillow. You know she’s read it because...

Download The Church of Omnivorous Light by Robert Wrigley (.ePUB)

The Church of Omnivorous Light by Robert Wrigley (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 162 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: Robert Wrigley is a poet of America’s northern Rocky Mountains. Over three decades his poetry’s pervading concerns have been rural Western landscapes and humankind’s place within the natural world. His most recent poems have presented a portrait of a nation, one that is a singular part of a singular planet, with an exuberant and frequently exasperating culture. In such a country, the glimpse of a horse under a full moon can be a defining...

Download Roots to the Earth by Wendell Berry (.ePUB)

Roots to the Earth by Wendell Berry (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 184 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 13.5MB Overview: In 1995, Wendell Berry’s Roots to the Earth was published in portfolio form by West Meadow Press. The wood etchings of celebrated artist and wood engraver, Wesley Bates, were printed from the original wood blocks on handmade Japanese paper. In 2014, this work was reprinted along with additional poems. Together with Bates’ original wood engravings, and designed by Gray Zeitz, Larkspur Press printed just one hundred copies of this book in a stunning...

Download Beyond the Barbed Wire by Abdellatif Laabi (.ePUB)+

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General Fiction & Classics | 84 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: A career-spanning selection of Laabi's poetry from the late 1960s to the 2010s, with a special emphasis on his prison writings from the 1970s. The book also features an extensive interview with the author, which discusses his renewed prominence on the Moroccan intellectual scene after the Arab Spring, once a new generation of artists and activists began looking to him as a source of inspiration. Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Asylum by Quan Berry (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Asylum by Quan Berry (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

General Fiction & Classics | 211 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.9MB Overview: Quan Barry’s stunning debut collection has been compared to Sylvia Plath’s Ariel for the startling complexity of craft and the original sophisticated vision behind it. In these poems beauty is just as likely to be discovered on a radioactive atoll as in the existential questions raised by The Matrix. Asylum is a work concerned with giving voice to the displaced—both real and fictional. In "some refrains Sam would have played had he been...

Download Carmina by Gaius Valerius Catullus (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Carmina by Gaius Valerius Catullus (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

General Fiction & Classics | 156 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: This new edition of Catullus's Poems Carmina, in Latin is the perfect study guide for students looking to tackle the text. It breaks the work up into individual chapters, then presents each chapter first in Latin, then in English. But what makes this edition so special is that each passage is followed by the running Latin vocabulary in the order used in that chapter, with each word presented in its root form alongside a comprehensive English translation...

Download Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful by Alan Paton (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful by Alan Paton (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 132 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader | 592Kb | Version: Retail Overview: Ah, But Your Land is Beautiful is set in the 1950s, the time of the Passive Resistance campaign, the Sophiatown removals, the emergence of the South African Liberal Party and the early stages of the Nationalist government in power. Revolving around the everyday experiences of a group of men and women whose lives reflect the human costs of maintaining a racially divided society, in a series of vivid and compelling episodes, Alan Paton...

Download Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith (.ePUB)

Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 166 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.9MB Overview: With allusions to David Bowie and interplanetary travel, Life on Mars imagines a soundtrack for the universe to accompany the discoveries, failures, and oddities of human existence. In these brilliant new poems, Tracy K. Smith envisions a sci-fi future sucked clean of any real dangers, contemplates the dark matter that keeps people both close and distant, and revisits the kitschy concepts like "love" and "illness" now relegated to the Museum of Obsolescence....

Download Gideon's Gift by Karen Kingsbury (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Gideon's Gift by Karen Kingsbury (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

General Fiction & Classics | 78 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: One long-ago Christmas, Earl Gibson lost the two things most precious to him: his wife and daughter. Angry and heartbroken, he ended up living on the streets and abandoned any belief he'd once had in God. Ten years later Big Earl meets Gideon, a seven-year-old leukemia patient who believes with all her heart that "Christmas means never having to ask God how much he loves us." Gideon is determined to reach this lonely and hurting man who hates...

Download The Blood of Kings by M. K. Hume (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

The Blood of Kings by M. K. Hume (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

General Fiction & Classics | 132 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 3.4MB Overview: The fate of Roman Britain is sealed when Caradoc, King of the Dumnonii tribe in Tintagel, meets Flavius Magnus Maximus, one of the most influential Roman officers in Britannia. Their unlikely friendship leads to an ambitious plan to unite the tribal leaders and, once crowned the first High King of the Britons, Maximus casts his eyes on the throne of the Western Roman Empire. Leading a force of brave warriors to Gaul, Maximus is victorious in battle. But...

Download The Complete Old English Poems by Craig Williamson (.ePUB)

The Complete Old English Poems by Craig Williamson (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 197 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: "These are modern renderings with bite and muscle, full of chewy sounds to delight any ear or voice, entering the mute reader's eye and resounding within: at times filling a raucous hall, at times gently whispering into an interior fold of woe, of memory. In these resonant spaces we hear again the scop's voice." Benjamin Bagby, performer of Beowulf and director of the medieval music ensemble Sequentia Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download The Winshaw Legacy by Jonathan Coe (.ePUB)

The Winshaw Legacy by Jonathan Coe (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 137 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 7.2MB Overview: A postmodern detective story, a scathing send up of the rapacious eighties, a macabre Gothic all rolled up in a bravura tragicomic entertainment. The Winshaw family, as their official biographer is warned by old Mortimer Winshaw himself, is the meanest, greediest, cruellest bunch of backstabbing penny pinching bastards who ever crawled across the face of the earth.' Bankers, industrialists, politicians, arms dealers and media barons they rule Britannia, more or...

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The Life & Adventures & Piracies by Daniel Defoe (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 203 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: After being kidnapped from his family as a child, Bob Singleton is raised by the gypsy who purchased him. As a young man, he quickly takes to life at sea, and begins a series of adventures, both on and off land, eventually becoming a successful pirate known as Captain Singleton. The Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is written much in the same style as author Daniel Defoe’s other famous novels, including Robinson...

Download The Best Australian Stories 2016 by Charlotte Wood (.ePUB)+

The Best Australian Stories 2016 by Charlotte Wood (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 163 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.6MB Overview: In The Best Australian Stories 2016, Charlotte Wood, author of The Natural Way of Things (winner of the 2016 Stella Prize, and the 2016 Indie Book of the Year), presents twenty pieces of outstanding short fiction. Featuring the work of exciting new voices alongside stories by established favourites, this is a collection of great diversity. If it has a unifying thread, writes Wood, it might be her own preoccupation with ‘the trio of ghosts,...

Download The Best Australian Poems 2016 by Sarah Holland-Batt (.ePUB)

The Best Australian Poems 2016 by Sarah Holland-Batt (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 152 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.6MB Overview: ‘Above all, poetry – for both its readers and its writers – is a form that demands attentiveness and active intelligence. It treats language as a volatile and charged commodity, and one whose subtleties and nuances are worth puzzling over.’ —Sarah Holland-Batt Award-winning poet, critic, editor and academic Sarah Holland-Batt takes the helm as editor of this year’s Best Australian Poems. Demonstrating the diversity, inventive brilliance and...

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