By Walter Roers
By Walter Roers
By Alison Lurie,Rosa Álvarez de Orgaz
«Si nada sobrevive salvo lo que los artistas producen, no tenemos derecho a producir algo que sabemos que es mentira.» Alison Lurie en Gente de verdad.
«En el paraíso que es Iliria uno se transforma en quien realmente es, en los angeles personality que sería si el mundo estuviera bien hecho.» Janet Stockwell –personaje de ficción- en Gente de verdad.
En Gente de verdad seis personajes conviven durante dos semanas de verano en una gran casa de campo para concentrarse en su trabajo lejos de las presiones del mundo external. l. a. diferencia entre lo aparente y lo actual, entre los roles sociales y los angeles propia identidad, flotará en el ambiente, aunque con cierto sentido del humor, para descubrirnos una historia de insatisfacción, de amor, de superación femenina y de vanidad.
Alison Lurie nació en Chicago en 1926. Da clases en l. a. Universidad de Cornell desde 1970 y ahora como profesora emérita. Además de su fama como escritora de ficción ha publicado artículos y ensayos sobre literatura infantil y es editora de una colección de cuentos clásicos infantiles. Ha sido galardonada con el Premio Pulitzer por su novela Asuntos exteriores y con el Premio Fémina por La verdad sobre Lorin Jones. Gente de verdad es inédita en España.
By Roger L. Trott
By Nick Sagan
By Randy Alcorn,Alex Kendrick,Stephen Kendrick
From the creators of Fireproof comes an inspiring new tale approximately daily heroes who lengthy to be the types of dads who make a lifelong influence on their teenagers. As legislation enforcement officials, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their companions willingly withstand the worst the area can provide. but on the finish of the day, they face a problem that none of them are actually ready to take on: fatherhood. whereas they continually provide their top at the task, more than enough seems all they could muster as dads. yet they're fast studying that their common is lacking the mark. They understand that God wants to flip the hearts of fathers to their kids, yet their youngsters are commencing to waft farther and farther clear of them. Will they be capable of have the opportunity to serve and shield people who find themselves most precious to them? whilst tragedy hits domestic, those males are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, their religion, and their fathering. Can a newfound urgency support those dads draw in the direction of God . . . and to their children.
By Bob Hicok
National publication Critics Circle Award finalist.
Paterson Award for Literary Excellence.
"What Hicok's getting at [in Elegy Owed] is either the need and the inadequacy of language, the very bluntness of which (talk a couple of paradox) makes all of it the extra crucial that we have interaction with it as a precision tool, a strength of readability, of (at instances) lousy grace."Los Angeles Times
"[A] fluid, soaking up new assortment. . . . hugely recommended."Library Journal, starred review
When requested in an interview "What might Bob Hicok release from a tremendous sling shot?" he spoke back "Bob Hicok." Elegy OwedHicok's 8th bookis an existential video game of tornado within which the principles of mourning are damaged and salvaged, and "you can by no means step into an analogous unlikely domestic back twice."
From "Notes for a time capsule":
The twig in. i will positioned the twig in I hold in my pocket
and my pocket and my eye, my left eye. A cup
of the Ganges and the micro organism from shit
in the Ganges and the besides ablutions of rainbow-
robed Hindus within the Ganges. The dawnline of the mountain
with contrail above like an accessory in a language
too huge for my mouth. A mirror
so whoever opens the earlier will see themselves
in the earlier and fall again from their face
speaking to them throughout centuries or hours
or the nearnevers . . .
Bob Hicok's labored as an car die fashion designer and a working laptop or computer method administrator ahead of turning into an affiliate professor of English at Virginia Tech. He lives in Blacksburg, Virginia.
By Richard Burgin
The tales contain an awfully variegated staff of characters—ranging from medical professionals and drug buyers, prostitutes and businessmen, to writers and family staff. Hide Island supplies voice to the profoundly tormented in addition to those that search and locate enlightenment, justifying Joyce Carol Oates’ compliment in Newsweek’s The day-by-day Beast that “What Edgar Allan Poe did for the psychotic soul, Richard Burgin does for the deeply neurotic who go between us disguised as so likely ‘normal’ we could mistake them for ourselves.” And why the Boston Globe concluded that “Burgin’s stories catch the strangeness of a global that's at the same time scary and reassuring, and within the modern American brief tale not anything relatively resembles his singular voice.”
By William Logan
By Melody Carlson