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Download E-books Ensayos Completos (Booket Logista) PDF

Éste es un volumen único, una compilación de historias verdaderas y personales, reflexiones sobre acontecimientos históricos, observaciones sobre obras pictóricas y literarias. Una lectura imprescindible de «uno de los más grandes escritores de nuestro tiempo», San Francisco Chronicle.

En Ensayos completos se reúnen por primera vez todos los textos ensayísticos de Paul Auster, gran parte de ellos inéditos hasta ahora en castellano, como el prefacio esencial a los angeles obra del polifacético Joe Brainard Me acuerdo o sus reflexiones sobre el 11-S, escritas pocas horas después de los atentados.

Paul Auster posa su lúcida mirada sobre distintos aspectos de l. a. realidad, recorre temas como l. a. falta de vivienda o las protestas antibélicas, y nos descubre detalles de personalidades como Franz Kafka o Paul Celan, el funámbulo Philippe Petit o el historietista artwork Spiegelman.

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Download E-books Irish Dramatic Movement (The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats) PDF

The Irish Dramatic stream gathers jointly for the 1st time all of W.B. Yeats's significant dramatic feedback for the years 1899-1919, together with formerly uncollected fabric. The essays during this assortment deal with many subject matters, together with the turbulent early years of the Abbey Theatre, the controversies over the performs of John Millington Synge, and the connection among drama and nationalism. additionally obtrusive are Yeats's criticisms on a variety of performs, playwrights and productions, either Irish and English.

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Download E-books Best Food Writing 2014 PDF

By Holly Hughes

For fourteen years, most sensible meals Writing has served up the creme de l. a. creme of the year's nutrition writing. The 2014 version once more deals the tastiest prose of the yr, from a variety of voices: nutrition writing stars, James Beard Award winners, writer-chefs, bestselling authors, and up-and-coming bloggers alike. With new sections dedicated to "A desk for Everyone" and "Back to Basics," you'll discover a subject and a style for each appetite—the state-of-the-art, the considerate, the provocative, and the hilarious—a smorgasbord of treats for the foodie in all of us.

Contributors contain: Elissa Altman, Dan Barber, Monica Bhide, Sara Bir, John Birdsall, Jane Black, Frank Bruni, Albert Burneko, Tom Carson, Brent Cunningham, John T. side, Barry Estabrook, Amy Gentry, Adam Gopnik, Matt Goulding, John Gravois, Alex Halberstadt, Sarah Henry, Jack Hitt, Steve Hoffman, Ann Hood, Silas condominium, Rowan Jacobsen, John Kessler, Kate Krader, Francis Lam, David Leite, Irvin Lin, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Daniella Martin, Dave Mondy, Erin Byers Murray, Rick Nichols, Kim O'Donnel, Josh Ozersky, Kevin Pang, Ben Paynter, Michael Procopio, Jay Rayner, Besha Rodell, Anna Roth, Adam Sachs, Eli Saslow, David Sax, Oliver Strand, Laura Taxel, JT Torres, Molly Watson, Joe Yonan, Eagranie Yuh

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Download E-books Granta 116: Ten Years Later PDF

During this issue

Ten years later, the place are we having a look? How will we see issues differently?

From floor 0 to Kampala to London to Mumbai, the echoes are nonetheless heard, the influence continues to be felt. the best way we have interaction, the way in which we commute, our dating to media and expertise, and the very means we regard the area we are living in have all been irrevocably changed.

Granta 116 will study the results of the assaults that happened on September eleven, 2001, from an international standpoint. instead of recounting the place we have been whilst it occurred and what we observed, this factor will examine how our lives and viewpoints were altered for the reason that that day.

Declan Walsh stories from the tribal components of northwest Pakistan: breeding floor for al-Qaeda and present goal of U.S. drone moves. Elliott Woods travels around the united states, chatting with recruits, noncombatants and veterans and taking the heart beat of a state a decade at conflict. Pico Iyer considers what air go back and forth is like within the post-9/11 safeguard nation; Nicole Krauss writes a depression, impressionistic portrait of relations, struggle, lifestyles and demise in Paris. the problem additionally contains fiction from beginners Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer and Phil Klay in addition to an extract of a brand new novel through Nuruddin Farah a couple of guy who travels to Somalia looking for his son who has joined the jihadist movement.

Showcasing essentially the most insightful essayists, fiction writers, poets and visible artists operating at the present time, Ten Years Later will discover the complexity of the way we regard an occasion that perpetually shifted our conceptions of worry, anger and desire.

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Download E-books Prepared for the Worst: Selected Essays and Minority Reports PDF

By Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens is well known as having been one of many liveliest and such a lot influential of up to date political analysts. Prepared for the Worst is a set of the easiest of his essays of the Eighties released on either side of the Atlantic. those essays proven his attractiveness as a daring commentator combining highbrow tenacity with mordant wit, even if he used to be writing in regards to the intrigues of Reagan's Washington, a favored novel, the paintings of Tom Paine, the fellow George Orwell, or reporting (with sympathy in addition to sturdiness) from Beirut or Bombay, Warsaw or Managua.

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Download E-books The Sweet Science PDF

By A.J. Liebling

A.J. Liebling's vintage New Yorker items at the "sweet technological know-how of bruising" convey vividly to existence the boxing international because it as soon as was once. It depicts the nice occasions of boxing's American heyday: Sugar Ray Robinson's dramatic comeback, Rocky Marciano's upward thrust to prominence, Joe Louis's unlucky decline. Liebling by no means fails to discover the human tale in the back of the struggle, and he inspires the ambience within the enviornment as fairly as he does the goings-on within the ring--a blend that triggered Sports Illustrated to identify The candy Science the simplest American activities booklet of all time.

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Download E-books Cartas a Poseidón PDF

By Cees Nooteboom

¿Está el inmortal Poseidón de veras interesado en el género humano? ¿Sigue el señor de los mares todavía nuestras vidas? Estas cuestiones suscitan l. a. curiosidad de Cees Nooteboom: le escribe cartas al dios del tridente y cada otoño, cuando abandona l. a. isla en los angeles que veranea, le ruega poder regresar al año siguiente. En estas cartas cuenta lo que le conmueve en l. a. vida diaria, lo que piensa de Dios y de los dioses, y vierte una nueva mirada sobre los mitos antiguos. Así se pregunta, al cruzarse casualmente con un muchacho en l. a. playa, si este niño puede ser el espejo en el que desaparece su propia edad. Poco le importa eso a las plantas del jardín mediterráneo del escritor, estas llevan su propia vida: el hibisco y el cactus se ponen a l. a. defensiva cuando l. a. radio emite los poderosos sonidos de Bayreuth...

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Download E-books Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy, Volume 2, Issue 1 PDF

Interpretation: A magazine of Political Philosophy publishes three times a year.
Issues are published on-line Jan/Feb, May/June and Sept/Oct.

In This Issue:
Philosophy as Rigorous technological know-how and Political Philosophy
Strauss, Leo

The fantasy of Virgil's Aeneid
Klein, Jacob

On Plato's Timaeus and Timaeus' technology Fiction
Benardete, Seth

Note at the goal of James Harrington's Political Art
Wettergreen, John A.

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Download E-books A Maeterlinck Reader: Plays, Poems, Short Fiction, Aphorisms, and Essays by Maurice Maeterlinck. Edited and Translated by David Willinger and Daniel Gerould (Belgian Francophone Library) PDF

By Maurice Maeterlinck

A Maeterlinck Reader is a compilation of performs, poems, essays, brief tales and aphorisms by means of probably the most very important writers of the 20th century, Maurice Maeterlinck. The editors have incorporated, in clean translations that express Maeterlinck’s progressive ideas in theatrical language, choices that convey elements either exemplary and striking of this Nobel Prize profitable writer, the «Missing hyperlink of contemporary Drama.»

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Download E-books In the American Grain (Second Edition) (New Directions Paperbook) PDF

By William Carlos Williams

A new version of William Carlos Williams’ loving and groundbreaking booklet approximately American heritage, with a brand new advent by way of Rick Moody.

even supposing widespread via D. H. Lawrence, this contemporary vintage went quite often omitted in the course of the years after its booklet in 1925. but it really is “a primary publication, crucial if one proposes to come back to phrases with American literature” (Times Literary Supplement). William Carlos Williams used to be no longer a historian, yet he was once desirous about the feel of yankee historical past. starting with Columbus’s discovery of the Indies and relocating on via Sir Walter Raleigh, Cotton Mather, Daniel Boone, George Washington, Ben Franklin, Aaron Burr, Edgar Allan Poe, and Abraham Lincoln, Williams present in the material of everyday episodes new colors of that means and configurations of personality. He introduced a poetic mind's eye to the duty of reconstructing a dwell culture for american citizens, and what effects is without doubt one of the best works of prose to were penned via any author of the 20 th century.

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