1998 (1), From Wikipedia - Black Like Me is a non-fiction book by journalist John Howard Griffin first published in 1961. Griffin was a white native of Mansfield (1), "Lolita" tells the story of aging Hubert Humbert who has an obsessive (1), and insects." (1), "Kafka's classic on family (1), Best seller about Diane Downs who killed her three daughters in Oregon. (1), the book in large part reflects a profound crisis in Hesse's spiritual world in the 1920s." (1), or coyote (1), combining autobiographical and fantastic elements. Released in 1927 and named after the lonesome wolf of the steppes (1), From Wikipedia "Der Steppenwolf is the tenth novel by Hermann Hesse (1), and is one of the best selling books in history." (1), and has sold more than 65 million copies in more than 150 countries (1), [1] The Alchemist has been translated into 56 languages (1), From Wikipedia - "The Alchemist (Portuguese: O Alquimista) is a bestseller that was first published in Brazil in 1988 and is the most famous work of author Paulo Coelho. It is a symbolic story that urges its readers to follow their dreams.Originally publi (1), Alabama and Georgia passing as a black man. Sepia Magazine financed the project in exchange for the right to print the account first as a series of articles." (1), Texas and the book describes his six-week experience travelling throughout the racially segregated states of Louisiana (1), Great playwright from the U.K. (1), and doomed passion for the nymphet (1), Another interesting novel by the talented Japanese writer . . . (1), she comes ever closer to the secret of her own past and a confrontation with the very definition of evil." (1), From Wikipedia "Joan Didion (born December 5 (1), 1934) is an American writer. Famous for her journalism (1), and novels. Didion contributes regularly to The New York Review of Books. In a 1979 New York Times review of Didion's collection "The White Album (1), " critic Michiko Kakutani noted (1), "Novelist and poet James Dickey has called Didion 'the finest woman prose stylist writing in English today.'" (1), Simenon is a very fine writer (1), Nothing can justify this book with the exception of "masterpiece." (1), his novels are full of psychological-intense moments. (1), Styron's great novel about a choice; a choice that any mother would never forget . . . (1), Wonderful letters between two brothers (1), one an art dealer (1), the other an unknow master of art. . . (1), Mosley writes about living in Los Angeles in the African/American community. (1), devouring (1), Dolores Haze. It is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America. All in all (1), while exploring her father's library (1), D.C.. During his interrogation and jail time he voluntarily confessed to killing two boys.[3] At this time (1), "The Deceivers was filmed in 1988 and starred Pierce Brosnan. The best-known film is probably "Bhowani Junction (1), which concerns the Partition of India and the Anglo-Indian community. It starred Ava Gardner. Four of the novels (D (1), BJ) were adapted for an 18-part serial in BBC Radio 4's Classic Serial slot (1), being broadcast from October 1984 to January 1985."From Wikipedia (1), From Wikipedia In 1928 (1), Panzram was arrested for burglary and held in Washington (1), he was befriended by a young (1), Four novels consiting of: * Justine (1957) * Balthazar (1958) * Mountolive (1958) * Clea (1960 (1), liberal-minded prison guard named Henry Lesser (1902-1983)[4][5] who had just been hired that year. Lesser gave Panzram some writing materials which the prisoner used to write his autobiography (1), detailing his crimes and his nihilistic philosophy: "In my lifetime I have murdered 21 human beings (1), I have committed thousands of burglaries (1), larcenies (1), arsons and last but not least I have committed sodomy on more than 1 (1), 000 male human beings. For all these things I am not in the least bit sorry." —Carl Panzram (1), A visit to the unreal or is it? (1), emerge changed - many are set during the Franco-Prussian War of the 1870s." (1), "Lolita" is filled with awe and exhilaration (1), From Wikipedia - "Marie-Henri Beyle (January 23 (1), along with heartbreak and mordant wit." (1), "A brilliant reading from the novel by one of the wittiest commentators and literary figures of this century. "Antony Burgess reads chapters of his novel A Clockwork Orange" with hair-raising drive and energy. Although it is a fantasy set in an Orwellian (1), this is anything but a bedtime story."-- "New York Times" (1), "Everyone should read 'Women In Love'! This book is a sequel to 'The Rainbow'... but it's not at all necessary to read that first. I believe this novel to be D.H. Lawrence's best..." The ...Barnes & Noble - User Review - December 14 (1), From Wikipedia "The Bonfire of the Vanities appeared in 1987. The book was a commercial and critical success (1), spending weeks on bestseller lists and earning praise from much of the literary establishment on which Wolfe had long heaped scorn." (1), 1783 – March 23 (1), his short stories are characterized by their economy of style and their efficient effortless dénouement. He also wrote six short novels. A number of his stories often denote the futility of war and the innocent civilians who (1), 1842) (1), better known by his penname Stendhal (1), was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology (1), he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black." (1), Diane Fossey spent years in the jungle studying Gorillas. (1), From Wikipedia - "Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (pronounced [gidəmopasɑ̃]) (5 August 1850 – 6 July 1893) was a popular 19th-century French writer. He is one of the fathers of the modern short story. As a protégé of Flaubert (1), a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to 'My dear and unfortunate successor'. Her discovery plunges her into a world she never dreamed of - a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mothe (1), From Wikipedia "Late one night (1), NB (1), What a truly great novel! I have read this 4 times (1), Bertolucci's film with Evan Green (1), Louis Garrel & Michael Pitt did justice to the novel (1), erotic . . . (1), Phillip Kaufman's film with Fred Ward as Henry Miller and I Uma Thurman as his wife June (1), and Marie de Medeiros (1), as Anais were excellent with Thurman in one of her best interpretations yet. (1), and I kieep a copy close so I can scan through it again and again. I wonder why no one has made the attempt to film it. (1), prior to WW II. A really great read of writers and their lives . . . (1), A great play (1), never outdated . . . (1), but the ending (1), I thought (1), was just a little far-fetched (1), but she may know more about irony than I will ever know. (1), Also a good film with Jane March & Tony Leung directed by Jean-Jaques Annaud (1), in particular when she met Henry Miller in Paris and his wife (1), hell if I don't add it no one else will. (----:} (1), LW (1), fatherhood (1), well written (1), caught (1), earthy (1), salesmanship (1), robberies (1), A mystery (1), Nin kept daries throughout her life (1), Mississippi (1), essays (1), wise men (1), Okay (1), June (1), Out (1), so this is mine (self published) (1), Bukowski's novels and poetry are raw (1), " though he despises preachers." (1), "for his monumental work (1), and the 1999 Naoki Prize for her novel Yawarakana hoho [Soft Cheeks]." (1), From Wikipedia "Knut Hamsun (1), born Knud Pedersen (August 4 (1), 1859 - February 19 (1), 1952) was a Norwegian author. He was considered by Isaac Bashevis Singer to be the "father of modern literature". In 1920 (1), the Nobel Committee awarded him the Nobel Prize in Literature (1), Growth of the Soil". He insisted that the intricacies of the human mind ought to be the main object of modern literature (1), Bukowski and the women in his life . . . (1), to describe the "whisper of the blood (1), and the pleading of the bone marrow". Hamsun pursued his literary program (1), debuting in 1890 with the psychological novel Hunger." (1), From Wikipedia "Hazel Motes begins the novel having returned from serving in the Army (1), and he is travelling by train to the city of Taulkinham having just found his family home abandoned. His grandfather was a tent revival preacher (1), and Hazel himself is irresistibly drawn to wearing a bright blue suit and a black hat. He is told repeatedly that he "looks like a preacher (1), From Wikipedia "Natsuo Kirino (桐野夏生) (nom de plume (1), Kao ni furikakeru ame (Rain Falling on My Face) (1), and he said this book depicted his experiences also. (1), real name Mariko Hashioka) (1), but based on his experiences. I have a friend who works at a Post Office (1), From Wikipedia. . . . "The plot centers on Zuckerman's return home to New York after eleven years in New England. The purpose of Zuckerman's journey (1), which he takes the week before the 2004 U.S. presidential election (1), is for him to undergo a medical procedure that might cure his incontinence. While in New York (1), Zuckerman meets Amy Bellette (1), whom he had last . . ." (1), born in 1951 in Kanazawa (1), Kirino received the 1993 Edogawa Rampo Prize for mystery fiction for her debut novel (1), Ishikawa Prefecture (1), is a Japanese novelist and a leading figure in the recent boom of female writers of Japanese detective fiction.[1] A prolific writer (1), she is most famous for her 1997 novel (1), which received the Grand Prix for Crime Fiction (1), Japan's top mystery award (1), and was a finalist (in English translation) for the 2004 Edgar Award. In addition (1), Some good plays by these French Authors (1)
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