Mouthful Of Forevers

Author: Clementine Von Radics
Editor: Andrews McMeel Pub
ISBN: 9781449470791
Size: 20,61 MB
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Titled after the poem that burned up on Tumblr and has inspired wedding vows, paintings, songs, YouTube videos, and even tattoos among its fans, Mouthful of Forevers brings the first substantial collection of this gifted young poet's work to the public. Clementine von Radics writes of love, loss, and the uncertainties and beauties of life with a ravishing poetic voice and piercing bravura that speak directly not only to the sensibility of her generation, but to anyone who has ever been young.

Book Of Awesome Women Writers

Author: Becca Anderson
Editor: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1642501239
Size: 15,81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Women Who Wrote Their Way Into History A packed timeline of the greatest women writers: From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights women who have left their mark on the literary world. This expansive compilation of women writers is a chance to delve deeper into the lives and works of renowned authors and learn about some lesser known greats, as well. Some of the many women writers you will love learning about are: Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Judy Blume, Rachel Carson, Nadine Gordimer, Margaret Mead, Joyce Carol Oates, and many, many more. Explore every subject and literary form women writers have to offer: The works of these awesome women writers vary greatly―each is as unique and significant as the women who penned them. With the help of writers, editors, librarians, booksellers, and more, Anderson has crafted a must-read book for women of every background. Celebrate the impact women have made in our culture: This feminist book is a beacon of brilliance. It is the perfect gift for artists, intellectuals, and anyone who seeks to be inspired by words and profound lives. Most of all, it is a celebration of the journeys and accomplishments of women who have worked to have their voices heard in black and white letters across the world. Crack open The Book of Awesome Women Writers today, and you will find: • Engaging chapters such as “Prolific Pens,” “Mystics, Memoirists, and Madwomen,” and “Banned, Blacklisted, and Arrested” • A plethora of necessary new additions to your reading list • Confirmation that the female voice is not only awesome, but an essential part of literary culture If you enjoyed titles such as Girls Who Rocked the World, The Book of Awesome Women and In the Company of Women, then you’ll love The Book of Awesome Women Writers.

For Teenage Girls With Wild Ambitions And Trembling Hearts

Author: Clementine von Radics
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449488005
Size: 18,91 MB
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For Teenage Girls celebrates the incendiary brilliance and limitless promise of young women — our daughters, sisters, friends, ourselves. Drawing on the legacy of Joan of Arc, Anne Frank, Malala, Cleopatra, Sacajawea, and other young women who dared to believe in themselves, poet Clementine von Radics calls on a new generation of girls to trust their hearts, follow their paths, and light up their worlds. Clementine's video performance of "For Teenage Girls" is an internet sensation, and has won praise from Bustle, The Huffington Post, Smart Girls at the Party, Hello GIggles, and Everyday Feminism. This special edition makes a beautiful gift and powerful talisman — a book to give, to keep, to live by.

In A Dream You Saw A Way To Survive

Author: Clementine von Radics
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1524852902
Size: 12,46 MB
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This collection bravely explores life at its darkest and most inspiring moments—drawing on central themes of love, loss, mental health, and abuse. An attempt to understand and to be understood, In a Dream You Saw a Way to Survive is an ode to vulnerability that delivers concentrated, thought-provoking, and earnest verse.


Author: Caitlyn Siehl
ISBN: 9780692732243
Size: 11,18 MB
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"God, what gorgeous writing. Like I do with all great books, I kept have to stop and step away every few pages to think about what I'd just read. Crybaby is tender and full of carefully chosen, luxurious language. It's poem after poem of sensual, wide-eyed desire and a total rejection of shame. There was something I wanted to tattoo or study or steal on every page." - Clementine von Radics, author of Mouthful of Forevers & founder of Where Are You Press "Crybaby is a masterpiece. This collection is one of the greatest triumphs of Caitlyn Siehl's young career. There are few poets who simultaneously reveal the wonder in everyday life and expand our understanding of the world. Caitlyn is one of those poets. She perfectly balances radical tenderness and gritty truth telling in her sophomore collection. There is a ravenous appetite in her words, a deep yearning to achieve complete wholeness. This hunger empowers readers to explore their identities and discover their best parts. Crybaby is a compelling read from cover to cover. Bring it home to someone you love. Allow your heart to be expanded by this collection; there is truly something here for everyone." - Christian Sammartino, co-founder & editor-in-chief for The Rising Phoenix Review "Crybaby cries with you. Caitlyn's second collection is what every second collection should be: equal parts heartbreak, forgiveness and honesty so clear it hurts. I read this and couldn't believe I didn't have something like this to turn to when I was younger. Hell, I regret that I didn't have this last year. Caitlyn possesses a true gift in writing about the things that hurt us, the things that haunt us, and the things that also give us endless hope. I am breathless from the sheer unapologetic way in which she describes the mundane nuances of everyday life-from the pancakes to the flowerbeds and all the lovers in-between. Caitlyn's collection tells you that you're going to fall, but more importantly, it shows you how to do it. A triumph." - Kristina Haynes, author of It Looked A Lot Like Love & Chloe

Leonardo Da Vinci

Author: Leonardo (da Vinci)
Size: 10,36 MB
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Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author: David Hare
Editor: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 057131242X
Size: 15,92 MB
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It's not just that rich people don't know what they've got. They don't even know what they throw away. India is beginning to prosper. But beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport is an obstacle, a makeshift slum. It's home to foul mouthed Zehrunisa and her garbage sorting son Abdul, entrepreneurs both. Sunil, twelve, picks plastic. Manju, schoolteacher, hopes to be the settlement's first woman to gain a degree. Asha, go-to woman, exploits every scam to become a first-class person. And Fatima, One Leg, is about to make an accusation that will destroy herself and shatter the neighbourhood. Katherine Boo spent three years under the flight-path, recording the lives of Annawadi's diverse inhabitants. Now from Boo's book, which won the National Book Award for Non-Fiction in 2012, David Hare has fashioned an epic play for the stage which details the ingenious and sometimes violent ways in which the poor and disadvantaged negotiate with corruption to seek a handhold on capitalism's lowest rungs. David Hare's stage adaptation of Behind the Beautiful Forevers premiered at the National Theatre, London, in November 2014.

Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author: Katherine Boo
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 0679643958
Size: 10,13 MB
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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts to prosper, the residents of Annawadi are electric with hope. Abdul, an enterprising teenager, sees “a fortune beyond counting” in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. Meanwhile Asha, a woman of formidable ambition, has identified a shadier route to the middle class. With a little luck, her beautiful daughter, Annawadi’s “most-everything girl,” might become its first female college graduate. And even the poorest children, like the young thief Kalu, feel themselves inching closer to their dreams. But then Abdul is falsely accused in a shocking tragedy; terror and global recession rock the city; and suppressed tensions over religion, caste, sex, power, and economic envy turn brutal. With intelligence, humor, and deep insight into what connects people to one another in an era of tumultuous change, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, based on years of uncompromising reporting, carries the reader headlong into one of the twenty-first century’s hidden worlds—and into the hearts of families impossible to forget. Winner of the National Book Award | The PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award | The Los Angeles Times Book Prize | The American Academy of Arts and Letters Award | The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times • The Washington Post • O: The Oprah Magazine • USA Today • New York • The Miami Herald • San Francisco Chronicle • Newsday NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • People • Entertainment Weekly • The Wall Street Journal • The Boston Globe • The Economist • Financial Times • Newsweek/The Daily Beast • Foreign Policy • The Seattle Times • The Nation • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Denver Post • Minneapolis Star Tribune • Salon • The Plain Dealer • The Week • Kansas City Star • Slate • Time Out New York • Publishers Weekly NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A book of extraordinary intelligence [and] humanity . . . beyond groundbreaking.”—Junot Díaz, The New York Times Book Review “Reported like Watergate, written like Great Expectations, and handily the best international nonfiction in years.”—New York “This book is both a tour de force of social justice reportage and a literary masterpiece.”—Judges’ Citation for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award “[A] landmark book.”—The Wall Street Journal “A triumph of a book.”—Amartya Sen “There are books that change the way you feel and see; this is one of them.”—Adrian Nicole LeBlanc “[A] stunning piece of narrative nonfiction . . . [Katherine] Boo’s prose is electric.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Inspiring, and irresistible . . . Boo’s extraordinary achievement is twofold. She shows us how people in the most desperate circumstances can find the resilience to hang on to their humanity. Just as important, she makes us care.”—People

Suspended Animation

Author: Jenna Ryan
ISBN: 9780373220991
Size: 19,58 MB
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Suspended Animation by Jenna Ryan released on Aug 25, 1988 is available now for purchase.

Winter Of Grace

Author: Robert Funderburk
Editor: Bethany House Pub
ISBN: 9781556616167
Size: 14,40 MB
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Book 3 of the Dylan St. John Novels. The story of one man's struggle against the sometimes lethal working of the criminal justice system, and of the woman who refused to stop believing in him. Set in the Cajun Bayous of southern Louisiana.