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The wild, macabre tale of the twentieth century and of two men one looking for something he has lost, the other with nothing much to lose and V., the unknown woman of the title.

American Gods (American Gods, #1)

Days before his release from prison, Shadow s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash Numbly, he makes his way back home On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America Together they embark on a

All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, #1)

All the Pretty Horses tells of young John Grady Cole, the last of a long line of Texas ranchers Across the border Mexico beckons beautiful and desolate, rugged and cruelly civilized With two companions, he sets off on an idyllic, sometimes comic adventure, to a place where dreams are paid for in

Basic Writings of Nietzsche

Introduction by Peter GayTranslated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts

The Influence of Military Strategies to Business

Business Management and Leadership Expert, M.D White, releases new book, The Influence of Military Strategies to Business A military based guide to business takes the best wartime tactics and practices and teaches you how you can apply them in your business and your political or personal life

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Diamond has written a book of remarkable scope one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a national bestseller the global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human

The Time Traveler's Wife

A funny, often poignant tale of boy meets girl with a twist what if one of them couldn t stop slipping in and out of time Highly original and imaginative, this debut novel raises questions about life, love, and the effects of time on relationships Audrey Niffenegger s innovative debut, The Time

The Elements of Style

This style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style This little book can help you communicate effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences.

The Crying of Lot 49

Suffused with rich satire, chaotic brilliance, verbal turbulence and wild humor, The Crying of Lot 49 opens as Oedipa Maas discovers that she has been made executrix of a former lover s estate The performance of her duties sets her on a strange trail of detection, in which bizarre characters crowd

The Day of the Triffids

In 1951 John Wyndham published his novel The Day of the Triffids to moderate acclaim Fifty two years later, this horrifying story is a science fiction classic, touted by The Times London as having all the reality of a vividly realized nightmare Bill Masen, bandages over his wounded eyes,

The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood takes the art of storytelling to new heights in a dazzling novel that unfolds layer by astonishing layer and concludes in a brilliant and wonderfully satisfying twist Told in a style that magnificently captures the colloquialisms and clich s of the 1930s and 1940s, The Blind