NONFICTION: A fascinating tale of unthinkable fraud The amazing, true story of a woman who hoodwinked people into believing she was a 9/11 survivor. "The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception," (Touchstone, 288 pages, $26), by Robin Gaby Fisher and Angelo J. Guglielmo Jr., is the ... 05/28/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the American West and the Yukon Gold Rush PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for ... 03/31/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Nonfiction Chronicle CURRY: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors ... These are ordinary people caught up in the unthinkable — like Chea Samy, a Cambodian dancer who, three years after being sent to work in rice fields during the Khmer Rouge madness, saw a poster of the man ... 02/4/2006 - 11:00 am | View Link
BOOK EIGHT HAS A TITLE! | DianaGabaldon.com How exciting! I love it. I had been thinking just last night when book eight would get a title. The #DailyLines are always a treat and now book eight will be able to ... 04/16/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Website
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Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra — Reviews, Discussion ... Sleepers has 7,201 ratings and 354 reviews. CaliGirlRae said: I read this once when I was younger and have not read it since. I remember reading this sho... 04/15/2014 - 6:28 pm | View Website
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship ... Best piece of non-fiction I’ve read in years – I know it’s a cliché but you can’t make this stuff up! In 1819, a whaling ship is rammed by a sperm whale, not ... 04/15/2014 - 4:40 pm | View Website
C. K. Williams, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, is known for work that stretches the poetic form. His new book, “All At Once,” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25) crosses into prose poetry, which he says allows him to be sometimes more narrative, sometimes more intellectual. During National Poetry Month, he spoke from his home in Princeton, N.
There’s no subtitle to this biography of writer John Updike (1932-2009), perhaps because the only logical one is a rather old-fashioned phrase: “His Life and Works.” Recognizing how relentlessly Updike’s fiction draws on its author’s own experiences, Adam Begley structures his book as a kind of double helix with two interlaced narrative strands.
The Spanish-Argentine writer Andrés Neuman, a protégé of Roberto Bolaño, now has his second novel to appear in English: “Talking to Ourselves,” a contemporary family drama and unflinching story of grief.
Are you okay with puns? You’d better be okay with puns. Also: silly names and stinky smells, vermin and venality. And jokes about the French. Welcome to Discworld, a flat disc populated by humans (and also dwarfs, goblins, vampires, nymphs and golems) that sits on the backs of four large elephants standing on the shell of an enormous turtle.