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Tropicania - In Search of South East Asia By Salli Conway
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Disillusioned with life in a London suburb, Sal and Dan dream through long cold winter’s evenings of a world beyond the Western rat race. It isn’t that easy to pack up your life and... More > disappear around the other side of the world for a year on a shoestring. Or at least, like most people, they didn’t think it was … A humourous and well-observed travelogue, Tropicania follows their 32,000km year long backpacking adventure around South East Asia. If you’ve ever wondered how it might be to pick up a backpack and a passport and disappear into the unknown, this insightful book is for you.< Less
Through East Anglia in a Motor Car By J. E. Vincent
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This is a fun and interesting take on a guidebook specifically for those traveling by motor car. This is one of many in a series of travel type books that identifies things to see, places to stop... More > and of course how far until the next stop. While roads, speeds and landmarks have all grown up and out, the history of the story is impelling to read.< Less
Songs From the Other Side of the Wall By Dan Holloway
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The day the Berlin Wall came down, Jennifer returned to England, leaving her week-old daughter, Szandi, to grow up on a Hungarian vineyard with 300 years of history. Now 18, Szandi is part of... More > Budapest’s cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. She has finally found her place in the world. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover. Quirky, contemporary, and ultra-cool; sensuous, seductive, and heartbreaking: Songs from the Other Side of the Wall is a coming of age story that inhabits anti-capitalist chatrooms and ancient wine cellars, seedy bars and dreaming spires; and takes us on a remarkable journey across Europe and cyberspace in the company of rock stars and dropouts, diaries that appear from nowhere, a telepathic fashion mogul, and the talking statue of a bull.< Less
The Story of Sarah By Sarah Chodrow
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Come join in the incomparable journey of the author, Sarah Chodrow, from New York 's Lower East Side to pre-State Israel, to Brooklyn and Queens. Come meet Sarah's closely-knit family that shared... More > her home and her heart: Her mother, Fanny, her father, Abraham, her sisters Ida and Flora and her brothers Ben and Charlie, her husband, Solly (Charlie) and her daughter, Fredda. Along the way there were joys, sorrows, weddings and funerals. Sarah, the youngest child, bears witness to a generation in the life of a proud Eastern European Jewish family. As her family gradually passed on, Sarah alone carried with her all the stories of her generation. So many stories left untold - until today. This book is the product of many hours spent behind an ordinary typewriter by Sarah. Many more hours were lent to this project by her daughter and editor, Fredda.< Less
The Story of Sarah By Sarah Chodrow
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Come join in the incomparable journey of the author, Sarah Chodrow, from New York 's Lower East Side to pre-State Israel, to Brooklyn and Queens. Come meet Sarah's closely-knit family that shared... More > her home and her heart: Her mother, Fanny, her father, Abraham, her sisters Ida and Flora and her brothers Ben and Charlie, her husband, Solly (Charlie) and her daughter, Fredda. Along the way there were joys, sorrows, weddings and funerals. Sarah, the youngest child, bears witness to a generation in the life of a proud Eastern European Jewish family. As her family gradually passed on, Sarah alone carried with her all the stories of her generation. So many stories left untold - until today. This book is the product of many hours spent behind an ordinary typewriter by Sarah. Many more hours were lent to this project by her daughter and editor, Fredda.< Less
A Humble Jumble of Stories By Ron Hoppmann
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Ron Hoppmann was born on Madison’s east side in 1934. He attended Marquette Elementary School and East High School. He spent three years on active duty in the Marine Corps, attended college in... More > Colorado, and owned Bor & Stol Furniture in Madison. Hoppmann is a father of three and grandfather of nine. As the winner of Madison Magazine’s 2012 Memoir Contest, several of these stories appeared in the March 2013 issue of Madison Magazine. Ron can often be found swapping stories at C’s Diner or the Hubbard Avenue Diner in Middleton.< Less
The Great Big Glasgow South Story Book 2011 By Glasgow South
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Formed from the Entries of the Great Big Glasgow South Creative Writing Competition via the community website www.glasgow-south.co.uk by local children aged from 6-16. Read about the adventures of... More > Captain Skunkbeard and the Magic Trident or the Battle of the Rotten Vegetables or the plight of the Tiger, excellent stories by talented young authors from the South Side of Glasgow and East Renfrewshire.< Less
Last One Close the Gate: Selected Stories 1988-2008 By David Taylor Johannesen
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In twelve richly realized stories, David Taylor Johannesen paints characters entangled by their pasts but moving toward the light of new futures. Two old lovers meet on the streets of New... More > York’s Upper East Side and spend the night reigniting old memories and seizing on missed chances. Sisters, who have gathered to divide their inheritance, overlook the maid who is grieving their mother’s death. A son competes for his distant father’s affections with his father’s secret gay lover. A daughter accompanies her father on a break from college as he meets an old girlfriend. Orphaned siblings reunite late in life to visit the site of their parents’ drowning. Two strangers meet at a rehab ranch and find renewal in each other’s company. In language playful and poetic, Johannesen evokes the wistfulness of bygone loves and the joys of new and unexpected unions and reunions.< Less
MANHATTANITIS-An inflammation of the brain that causes an absurd obsession with the island of Manhattan- Chapter 1- White N Word By H.K. Michaels
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MANHATTAN- the epitome of urban civilization; what would you do to live in Manhattan? Who would you be in Manhattan? What does Manhattan mean to you and how much would you pay to experience it? Would... More > you pay with money? Would you pay with your mind and body, or with your spirit and soul? These questions have been pondered by many and for most, the answers are within reason, but for others the answers illustrate a hilarious affliction known as Manhattanitis, a disease associated with- SAD, Superficiality Addiction Disorder. SAD is as its name suggests, an addiction to superficiality. This addiction of excess manifests itself in a variety of ways such as an overindulgent lifestyle of overpriced clothes, overhyped people and overvalued real-estate, all of which can be found in Manhattan. In this chapter, Betsy wants respect, and she feels that she can find it with the right address, however, Betsy soon discovers that respect comes from within, not from a street address!< Less
Cafe Noir By Julian Gallo
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Short Story: Sometime in the mid-1990s. Three friends try to sober up at an East Village coffee shop as a snowstorm rages outside. They spend their time drinking coffee and trying to remain... More > awake, watching hipsters playing pool, reading magazines and generally observing the events taking place around them as they struggle to get straight for their subway ride home. It is when an older couple enters the cafe that things begin to go awry, and the subsequent events cause them to reexamine the state of their own lives.< Less