A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism

By Peter Mountford

On his first project for a rapacious hedge fund, Gabriel embarks to Bolivia on the finish of 2005 to ferret out insider information regarding the plans of the arguable president-elect. If Gabriel succeeds, he'll get an advantage that might make him safe for all times. status in his method are his headstrong mom, herself a survivor of Pinochet’s Chile, and Gabriel’s new love curiosity, the president’s passionate press liaison. stuck in a growing to be net of lies and wondering his personal position in making the most of an impoverished humans, Gabriel units in movement a terrifying plan which could fee him the affection of all these he holds dear.

within the culture of Martin Amis, Joshua Ferris, and Sam Lipsyte—set opposed to the lovely mountainous backdrop of los angeles Paz and interspersed with Bolivia’s unhappy heritage of obdurate survival—Peter Mountford examines the severe offerings a tender guy makes as his global closes in on him.

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Mitternachtskinder: Roman (German Edition)

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.

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The Return of the Black Widowers

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.

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Jede letzte Nacht mit dir: Roman (German Edition)

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 …

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If Today Be Sweet

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.

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Listen & Other Stories

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.

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