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A Mad Girl's Love Song By Suzanne Samples
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You can’t really trust E., the narrator of A Mad Girl’s Love Song. Recently released from the hospital for an unknown illness, E. claims to be some version of Esther Greenwood, a... More > contemporary iteration of Sylvia Plath’s depressed, neurotic main character. As she struggles to find her place in hip West Asheville, E. finds herself obsessed with two things: poetry and electrocution. So much obsessed, in fact, that E. stumbles into Doctor Id’s Center for Poetic Dislocation and Disentanglement, where a sexy-but-elusive psychiatrist attempts to rid E. of her Poetry Problem and usher her into the Prosaic Priority, an electroconvulsive-based program designed to help writers benefit monetarily and emotionally from their progress. Central to E.’s journey is Alexx, Doctor Id’s assistant who loves the 1990s and often disappears into clouds of fairy glitter, leaving E. and the reader to wonder just what--if anything-- happened at all.< Less
A Mad Girl's Love Song By Suzanne Samples
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You can’t really trust E., the narrator of A Mad Girl’s Love Song. Recently released from the hospital for an unknown illness, E. claims to be some version of Esther Greenwood, a... More > contemporary iteration of Sylvia Plath’s depressed, neurotic main character. However, this is the least of her problems. As she struggles to find her place in hip West Asheville, E. finds herself obsessed with two things: poetry and electrocution. So much obsessed, in fact, that E. stumbles into Doctor Id’s Center for Poetic Dislocation and Disentanglement, where a sexy-but-elusive psychiatrist attempts to rid E. of her Poetry Problem and usher her into the Prosaic Priority, an electroconvulsive-based program designed to help writers benefit monetarily and emotionally from their progress. Central to E.’s journey is Alexx, Doctor Id’s assistant who loves the 1990s and often disappears into clouds of fairy glitter, leaving E. and the reader to wonder just what--if anything-- happened at all.< Less
Aragem By João Coelho
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Ninguém entre nós. Naquele mês anoitecia muito, sempre que dizia adeus até já. Devia ser a profundeza de ir que só o amor concede.
By João Coelho
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Fixing broken things. Os pés, a terra, sem ocupação ultimamente, somos mais mármore do que lenha, daquela de um tempo em que não havia lols, e o amor doía... More > nas noites de núpcias.< Less
Alento By João Coelho
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Os pais são seres sagrados que andam sempre de braços abertos, um modo perpétuo de existir com que definem os pontos cardeais e acalentam as imperfeições dos outros... More > daninhos, falando no seu extenso vocabulário de deus. Quando os vemos assim, sabêmo-lo inteiramente - não há razão para fugir - e ficamos muito pequenos, tão sem saber o que dizer.< Less
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Words of Wisdom: Aldous Huxley By Students' Academy
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Aldous Leonard Huxley is considered as one of the most widely read British novelists. He is best known for his great novel “Brave New World.” Huxley was also the editor of the magazine... More > Oxford Poetry. He also wrote poems, short stories, travelogues, film stories, and scripts. In the later part of his life he moved to the United States. He spent his last days there. Being a great humanist, satirist, and pacifist, he used to be deeply concerned about the deteriorating condition of the society. He wrote several essays describing the predicament of the contemporary society. He was also a good orator and people often listened to him very attentively. Several of his spoken and written lines, statements, remarks, and philosophies have become very popular quotes which have inspired a large number of writers and scholars in the posterity. The present book included hundreds of his thought provoking remarks and statements which are bound to enlighten and entertain the readers of this book.< Less
Local Therapy By Soleïman Adel Guémar
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Soleïman Adel Guémar is about the same age as the independent republic of Algeria. He worked as a freelance investigative journalist from 1991 until 2002, when he claimed political asylum... More > in the UK following threats to his life. The last article he published as a resident of Algeria was titled ‘Dangerous Investigations’ (Liberté, 26.11.2002). The stories in 'Local Therapy' (translated by Tom Cheesman, ISBN 978-0-9545147-6-1, with cover photo by Christian Als) mostly first appeared in the Algerian press between 1992 and 2002. Adel's stories, like his poetry, have “a fighter’s edge, a tough beauty” (Lisa Appignanesi). They address the agonies of contemporary Algeria and the survival, despite everything, of dreams of a different world. His political poems are published in "State of Emergency" (Arc Publications, 2007), in French with English translations by TC and John Goodby. Further Hafan Books at: www.lulu.com/hafan< Less
The House of the Vampire By George Sylvester Viereck
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George Sylvester Viereck ( born December 31, 1884 in Munich, died March 18, 1962) was a German-American poet, writer, and propagandist. Viereck's father, Louis, born out of wedlock to German actress... More > Edwina Viereck, was reputed to be a son of Kaiser Wilhelm I, although another relative of the Hohenzollern family assumed legal paternity. Louis in the 1870s joined the Marxist socialist movement, and in 1896 emigrated to the United States, followed by his American born wife Laura and 12-year-old George Sylvester in 1897. George Sylvester Viereck in 1904, with the help of literary critic Ludwig Lewisohn published his first collection of poems, followed in 1907 by Nineveh and Other Poems which won Viereck national fame. A number of these are written in the style of the Uranian male love poetry of the time. He graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1906. In the 1920s, Nikola Tesla became a close friend of Viereck. According to Tesla, Viereck was the greatest contemporary American poet.< Less
Itto Kafiri By Dominic Itto
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This poetry was written to promote Ma’di literature in contemporary African society in general, and the newly born nation of South Sudan in particular. The poem may serve to demonstrate how... More > best the Ma’di language, together with other African languages could be exploited to express ideas that represent a day to day life of the society. Its primary objective is to inspire young Ma’di men and women to keep their cultural values alive through arts. * * * * * * * * * * * * Buku dii osi Ma’di ti-si. Buku di kebe’a Ma’di ti ni’a vu Afrika ni ndutu, pi ambgwu ambgwu na vu amadri South Sudan ni dri-mbgwo esure udi-udi dii ga. Odo la-ka ri kebe’a ba koni’a ote buku sile Ma’di ti si ri limi-limi, pi ka lidri vu-owisi, vu-owi si rii ndze lidri Ma'di dri’a drile ga. Ma’di ti, pi ti zi-pi ujole ama vudri rii pkwo loso buku si dzo i.< Less

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