Download Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World (An Anthology by Jessica Hagedorn, Elaine Kim PDF

By Jessica Hagedorn, Elaine Kim

Greater than a decade after its preliminary e-book, the groundbreaking anthology Charlie Chan Is Dead continues to be the simplest to be had resource for modern Asian American fiction. Edited via acclaimed novelist and nationwide publication Award nominee Jessica Hagedorn, Charlie Chan Is useless 2: At domestic within the World brings jointly  forty-two clean, interesting voices in Asian American writing—from classics by means of Jose Garcia Villa and Wakako Yamauchi to fascinating new fiction from Akhil Sharma, Ruth Ozeki, Chang-Rae Lee, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Monique Truong. Sweeping in heritage and literary type, from pioneering writers to newly rising voices from the Hmong and Korean groups, those unheard of works have a good time the entire spectrum of Asian American event and identities, transcending stereotypes and revealing the power and energy of Asian the US this present day.

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By Amie Stuart

In "Kink" by means of Amie Stuart, a manicurist by way of day, blond bombshell Cherise loves to stroll at the wild part at evening, the place uninhibited intercourse is available in each variety and flavour. And she's acquired definitely the right strikes to get beautiful, green-eyed air-conditioner repairman D'Angelo out of Texas warmth and into her scorching international the place a bit additional spice makes lovin' additional nice.In "Down And soiled" by means of Jami Alden, enterprise exec Taylor Flynn storms round the corner to bitch concerning the noisy weed whacking, yet her mouth is going dry - and the remainder of her melts with rainy, wild longing - whilst she meets the guy himself, panorama contractor Joe Tierney. Now he is able to convey this all-work-and-no-play lady that it is time to get naked...and get dirty.In "Rock reliable" by way of Bonnie Edwards, Florida wood worker Jake McKay cannot face up to the honey voice insisting he go back and forth go state to renovate an ancient Seattle property. while he meets Lexa Creighton, it is a lust at the beginning contact, and skin-scorching excitement all of the manner. yet it is going to take a bit aid from a few amorous ghosts to maintain this rock sturdy guy the place he belongs - in Lexa's mattress.

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Download The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 2: Second by Ed Gorman PDF

By Ed Gorman

It’s hard to gather, in one quantity, the best secret and suspense fiction the area has to supply, yet The World’s best secret and Crime tales: moment Annual Collection rises to that problem, inviting you to find what Kirkus stories dubs “ . . . the year’s anthology of choice.”

In his Second Annual collection, Ed Gorman once more brings jointly the year’s strongest fiction by means of such impressive authors as Lawrence Block, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Ed McBain, Joyce Carol Oates, Ian Rankin, and Donald E. Westlake. the amount additionally abounds with clean new tales through more moderen authors, from U. S. guides, and in addition from resources on different beaches, together with England, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Ed Gorman set benchmark for nice secret and suspense fiction with the First Annual Collection. Overflowing with award-winning authors and fantastic tales, The World’s most interesting secret and Crime tales: moment Annual Collection additionally can provide to be a treasure for someone who loves a mystery.

More than 200,000 phrases of superlative secret and suspense fiction from world wide, with tales by:

Lawrence Block
Jan Burke
Dorothy Cannell
Clark Howard
Peter Lovesey
Joyce Carol Oates
Nancy Pickard
Bill Pronzini
Ian Rankin
And many others

A ceremonial dinner of puzzle and Crime Fiction

For those that love amazing secret and crime analyzing, award-winning writer and editor, Ed Gorman, has once more gathered the easiest tales of the 12 months from around the globe. Immerse your self in tales that baffle, tantalize, and pleasure, via the subsequent authors:

Miguel Agustí
Doug Allyn
Noreen Ayres
Robert Barnard
Lawrence Block
Jan Burke
Dorothy Cannell
Stanley Cohen
Mat Coward
Peter Crowther
Brendan DuBois
Jurgen Ehlers
Pete Hamill
Joseph Hansen
Edward D. Hoch
Clark Howard
Stuart M. Kaminsky
Richard Laymon
Gillian Linscott
Peter Lovesey
John Lutz
Christine Matthews
Ed McBain
Bob Mendes
Denise Mina
Joyce Carol Oates
Gary Phillips
Nancy Pickard
Bill Pronzini
Robert J. Randisi
Ian Rankin
Les Roberts
Peter Robinson
S. J. Rozan
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Donald E. Westlake

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Download Tongues of Flame by Mary Ward Brown PDF

By Mary Ward Brown

Those superbly crafted tales depict the altering relationships among black and white southerners, the effect of the civil rights move, and the emergence of the recent South. Mary Ward Brown is a storyteller within the culture of such robust 20th-century writers as William Faulkner, Harper Lee, Flannery O'Connor, and Eudora Welty-writers who've explored and dramatized the stress among the inherited social constitution of the South and its modern dissolution. With Tongues of Flame, her first choice of brief tales, Brown bares the awkward, occasionally hopeful, and infrequently tragic anguish of individuals stuck in altering instances inside a undying surroundings. the following we meet such memorable characters as a death black lady who seeks the recommendation of a now-alcoholic white physician whom she knew in greater years; a tender girl, jilted on the altar, pushed loopy through an illuminated go erected via the church contrary her residence; and a 95-year-old lady purchasing a tombstone for her long-deceased husband simply to find that he were adulterous all through their marriage. Brown constructs her characters in a disarmingly undeniable type whereas respiring existence into them with compassion and honesty as they confront the massive moments in their lives. First released via E. P. Dutton in 1986 to quick severe acclaim, Tongues of Flame gained the 1987 PEN/Ernest Hemingway origin Award. The judges counseled Brown for "seeing lifestyles complete, with no prejudice, with out sentimentality, with no histrionics. Her voice will be quiet-sometimes she speaks in a whisper-but her phrases are, however, constantly forceful, transparent, and eventually lasting." With this new book of Tongues of Flame and its inclusion within the collage of Alabama Press's Deep South Books sequence, a complete new iteration of readers may well once again become aware of Mary Ward Brown's profound tales of soreness, loss, and wish.

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Download Pleasures and Days and "Memory" / Les Plaisirs et les Jours by Marcel Proust PDF

By Marcel Proust

Set amid the salon society of fin-de-siècle Paris, those alluring stories supply satirical and relocating depictions of metropolitan lifestyles. Proust's attractive debut chronicles the lives, loves, manners, and motivations of a desirable forged of characters. those philosophical reflections, short narratives, and prose poems tested the 22-year-old writer as a notable collector of exquisitely poignant sensations and recollections.
Appropriate for intermediate-level scholars of French, this dual-language quantity is both fitted to lecture room use and to self sufficient learn. New English translations look on pages dealing with the unique French textual content. Readers will locate this quantity a desirable advent to the works of a key determine of French literature in addition to a useful relief to studying one of many world's such a lot enthralling languages.
Dover (2014) unique publication.

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Download The Violet Quill Reader. The Emergence of Gay Writing After by David Bergman PDF

By David Bergman

A literary portrait of the iteration who created homosexual fiction. Edmund White, Andrew Holleran, Robert Ferro, Felice Picano, Michael Grumley--these are a number of the writers whose novels, performs, brief tales, and journalism outlined what it used to be to be homosexual in that golden age earlier than the 1st bulletins of AIDS.

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