By Iain Sinclair
Eating on Stones is Iain Sinclair's sharp, edgy secret of London and its environs. Andrew Norton, poet, visionary and hack, is passed a mysterious package deal that sees him give up London and head out alongside the A13 on an as but undefined quest. Holing up in a roadside resort, not able to make experience of his seek, he's haunted by way of ghosts: of the useless and the not-so lifeless; tough other halves and ex-wives; East finish gangsters; even competing types of himself. transferring from Hackney to Hastings and all locations in-between, whereas dissecting a man's fractured psyche piece through piece, eating on Stones is a puzzle and a quest - for either author and reader. "Exhilarating, splendidly humorous, significantly unsettling - Sinclair on best form". (Daily Telegraph). "Prose of just about incantatory strength, minimize with Chandleresque pithiness". (Sunday Times). "Spectacular: the paintings of a guy with the facility to determine issues as they're, and enlarge that imaginative and prescient with a readability that's right now hallucinatory and forensic". (Independent on Sunday). Iain Sinclair is the writer of Downriver (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award); Landor's Tower; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; lighting Out for the Territory; Lud warmth; Rodinsky's Room (with Rachel Lichtenstein); Radon Daughters; London Orbital, eating on Stones, Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire, and Ghost Milk. he's additionally the editor of London: urban of Disappearances.
By Peter Mountford
within the culture of Martin Amis, Joshua Ferris, and Sam Lipsyteâset opposed to the lovely mountainous backdrop of los angeles Paz and interspersed with Bolivia’s unhappy heritage of obdurate survivalâPeter Mountford examines the severe offerings a tender guy makes as his global closes in on him.
By Salman Rushdie
Weltbestseller und Meilenstein der Weltliteratur
Am 15. August 1947, Schlag Mitternacht, wird Saleem Sinai geboren – begrüßt von Fanfaren und Feuerwerken, denn in genau diesem second erlangt Indien seine Unabhängigkeit. Fortan ist Saleems Leben untrennbar mit dem Schicksal des neugeborenen Staates verbunden. Und wie die eintausend anderen Mitternachtskinder, die in dieser Nacht das Licht der Welt erblicken, verfügt auch Saleem über eine besondere telepathische Gabe, die es ihm und dem Leser ermöglicht, in die faszinierende Geschichte seiner Familie einzutauchen – eine Saga vor dem Hintergrund der wechselhaften Geschichte Indiens im 20. Jahrhundert.
By Isaac Asimov
Till his loss of life in 1992, writer Isaac Asimov may write greater than one hundred twenty creative stories of detection and deduction, and in sixty six of them he could current his armchair detectives, the Black Widowers, with the mind-teasing puzzles that they'd try to unravel in often-quarrelsome dialog. The Black Widowers membership is assembly back. In a personal eating room at New York’s sumptuous Milano eating place, the six excellent males once again assemble for fantastic fare served impeccably via their peerless waiter, Henry. At desk, too, will after all be that considered necessary dinner visitor to problem their mixed deductive wit: a guy whose marriage hinges on discovering a misplaced umbrella; a girl shadowed through an adversary who is familiar with her darkest secrets and techniques; a debunker of psychics not able to provide an explanation for his unnerving adventure in a haunted condo; or a symphony cellist accused of attacking his spouse with a kitchen knife. as well as six tales that experience by no means sooner than seemed in any assortment, this quantity comprises the 10 best-ever Black Widowers situations, between them the first actual to be released, in Ellery Queen secret journal, in addition to the 1st fresh Black Widowers tale to seem in additional than ten years.
By Luisa Valentin
Kann Liebe die Schatten der Vergangenheit überwinden?
Daniel Lester ist sehr attraktiv – und sehr unglücklich. Bei einem tragischen Bootsunfall hat er seine Ehefrau verloren, die er einfach nicht vergessen kann und will. Weil seine Familie ihm zunehmend auf die Nerven geht, engagiert er eine Schauspielerin, die ihn zu der mehrtägigen G eburtstagsfeier seines Onkels begleiten und sich als seine Verlobte ausgeben soll. Marla ist in einer glücklichen Beziehung, doch sie braucht das Geld, das sie für das Engagement bekommen wird, sehr dringend.
Unerwartet verspüren beide eine Anziehung, der sie sich bald nicht mehr entziehen können – und so beginnt ein Spiel mit dem Feuer, das sie beide eigentlich nicht wollen …
By Thrity Umrigar
The contemporary demise of her cherished husband, Rustom, has taken its toll on Tehmina Sethna. Now, whereas traveling her son, Sorab, in his suburban Ohio domestic, she is being requested to select from carrying on with her outdated existence in India and beginning a brand new one during this unusual nation together with her son, his American spouse, and their baby. Her future is doubtful, and shortly the plight of 2 childrens round the corner will strength the main tough selection she has ever confronted. finally the adventure is person who Tehmina needs to commute alone.
By Liam Callanan
Pay attention is a ebook the place characters ask readers to just do that: take heed to their tales, particularly simply because many aren’t the kind of those who usually get listened to—even although they need to. those characters’ trials, overlooked connections, and varied demanding situations are filled with surprises—some strong, a few undesirable, a few humorous, a few clever, and a few all this straight away. probably so much fantastic of all, there’s tenderness the following and many heart—which usually will get the collection’s characters right into a lot of difficulty.
By Linda Eve Diamond
The ideal word FOR the fitting SITUATION—EVERY TIME by way of revenues shows, each note counts—but who has the time to craft ideal shows for all time? You do—when you will have ideal words for revenues displays. This go-to consultant is strictly what you must streamline this serious procedure. With thousands of ready-to-use, time-saving words for offering a successful revenues presentation, this concise consultant presents the fitting language for:
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By Brian Tracy
the facility to talk with self belief and carry successful shows can speed up your profession, earn people's nice appreciate, and allow you to in achieving your greatest--even so much impossible-seeming pursuits. yet what many folks do not realize is that any one can discover ways to be a very good speaker, simply as simply as they could learn how to force a automobile or trip a motorbike!
As one of many world's premiere audio system and private luck specialists, Brian Tracy is the perfect teacher. In "Speak to Win," Tracy unearths time-tested methods of the alternate that readers can use to provide powerfully and converse persuasively, even if in an off-the-cuff assembly or in entrance of a big viewers. Readers will tips on how to:
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Brimming with unbeatable thoughts for profitable humans over each time, Tracy shall we readers in on his strongest presentation secrets and techniques during this quintessential, life-changing guide.
By Ken Blanchard
Ken Blanchard's extraordinary bestsellers, corresponding to The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, have made him a globally famous company legend. hundreds of thousands glance to Blanchard for leading edge methods to administration, management, customer support, and lots more and plenty extra. Now, he has joined with famous enterprise writer Steve Gottry to discover some of the most universal and insidious difficulties plaguing the workplace—procrastination.
The On-Time, On-Target Manager is the tale of Bob, a standard heart supervisor who places issues off to the final minute. hence, he misses points in time simply because his loss of concentration explanations him to complete meaningless initiatives sooner than attending to the real issues. Like many execs, Bob rationalizes, justifies, and attempts to give an explanation for. fortunately, Bob is shipped to his company's CEO—which stands for "Chief Effectiveness Officer"—who is helping him take care of the 3 unfavourable negative effects of procrastination: lateness, bad paintings caliber, and tension to himself and others. Bob learns the right way to remodel himself from a crisis-prone Last-Minute supervisor right into a effective On-Time, On-Target manager.
With this enticing parable, Blanchard and Gottry supply sensible concepts any expert can positioned into perform to enhance his or her performance.