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Monthly Archive for August, 2012

Download Blus Hanging by Lois-ann Yamanaka – Should Have Won Every Prize In The BookPDF Summary:The second novel from Yamanaka, who is also an award-winning poet, is about three kids trying to hold themselves and their family together after the death of their mother. The story is set in the cultural crossroads of Hawaii, where [...]

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Download Daniel Deronda Modern Library Classics by George Eliot – I Think He Is Not Like Young Men In GeneralPDF Summary:George Eliot’s final novel and her most ambitious work, Daniel Deronda contrasts the moral laxity of the British aristocracy with the dedicated fervor of Jewish nationalists. Crushed by a loveless marriage to the cruel and [...]

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Download Love Invents Us by Amy Bloom – Exceptional ProsePDF Summary:In this first novel, Amy Bloom spins the tale of one Elizabeth Taube, charting her progress from an unloved adolescent to (alas) an unloved, middle-aged mother. To be sure, Elizabeth has had no shortage of suitors. Yet, one by one, they desert her, leaving nothing [...]

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Download The Book of Evidence by John Banville – You Can Depend On A MurdererPDF Summary:John Banville’s stunning powers of mimicry are brilliantly on display in this engrossing novel, the darkly compelling confession of an improbable murderer. Freddie Montgomery is a highly cultured man, a husband and father living the life of a dissolute exile [...]

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Download The Rotters Club by Jonathan Coe – Strongly Recommended 2001 Novel About Growing Up In 1970S Birmingham EnglandPDF Summary:At a time when people are looking back on the 1970s with nostalgia, Jonathan Coes The Rotters Club is a timely reminder of how ghastly that benighted decade was in Britain. Set in the industrial heartland [...]

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Download Once Upon a Tart Soups Salads Muffins and More by Carolynn Carreño – Wonderful BookPDF Summary:Once Upon a Tart offers 225 recipes from the eponymous Manhattan shop, which, in addition to sweet and savory tarts, prepares delicious soups, salads, and muffins. Both book and shop are the work of business partners Frank Mentesana and [...]

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Download A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You Stories by Amy Bloom – A Handful Of GemsPDF Summary:It was Henry James who first claimed the imagination of disaster, but in Amy Blooms stunning second collection, she appears to have inherited the mantle. Most of the characters in A Blind Man Can See [...]

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Download Going Solo in the Kitchen by Jane Doerfer – Clear Simple AdaptablePDF Summary:Just because you are your household, dont assume eating solo limits you to having pizza, pancakes, or meat loaf in restaurants; buying them already prepared; or having to file extra portions in the freezer or the dustbin. As Jane Doerfer proves in [...]

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Download The Complete Walker IV by Chip Rawlins – If I Could Choose 1 Book On Backpacking This Would Be ItPDF Summary:For the first time since 1984, we have a new edition of the classic book that Field & Stream called “the Hiker’s Bible.” For this version, the celebrated writer and hiker Colin Fletcher has [...]

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Download The Good Man of Nanking The Diaries of John Rabe by John Rabe – Remember Nanking And Pearl Harbor – Theres A Reason For Hiroshima And NagasakiPDF Summary:In November 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army took Nanking (Nanjing), the capital of China and home to 1.3 million people, and began an orgy of murder, rape, [...]

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