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Top 12 Nonfiction Books – 2018

In Books, World on திசெம்பர் 24, 2018 at 5:51 பிப

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  1. “Feel Free” by Zadie Smith (Penguin, 464 pages, $28)
  2. “This Land: America, Lost and Found” by Dan Barry (Black Dog & Leventhal, 400 pages, $29.95)
  3. Just the Funny Parts … And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking into the Hollywood Boys’ Club by Nell Scovell
  4. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World,” by Anand Giridharadas
  5. Essayism,” by Brian Dillon
  6. Small Fry,” by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
  7. Why Art? by Eleanor Davis
  8. Darwin Comes To Town: How The Urban Jungle Drives Evolution by Menno Schilthuizen
  9. Enlightenment Now: The Case For Reason, Science, Humanism, And Progress by Steven Pinker
  10. Impossible Owls: Essays by Brian Phillips
  11. She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer
  12. Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli’s Lifelong Quest for Freedom, by Erica Benner

Top 12 Fiction Books – 2018

In Books, Literature, World on திசெம்பர் 22, 2018 at 3:52 பிப

  • Asymmetry,” by Lisa Halliday
  • “Heads of the Colored People” by Nafissa Thompson-Spires (37 INK/Atria, 224 pages, $23)
  • Severance,” by Ling Ma
  • Kudos,” by Rachel Cusk
  • Immigrant, Montana,” by Amitava Kumar
  • A Place for Us: by Fatima Farheen Mirza
Best Fiction reads of 2018 - Top Novels and Short Story Collections to be read
  • If You See Me, Don’t Say Hi: Stories By Neel Patel
  • The Writer’s Map: An Atlas Of Imaginary Lands by Huw Lewis-Jones
  • Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
  • Insurrecto by Gina Apostol
  • The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke, trans. from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas
  • Ummath by Sharmila Seyyid; translated from Tamil by Gita Subramanian

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18 Books I’ve Been Meaning To Read

In Books, Lists, Literature on செப்ரெம்பர் 9, 2018 at 10:26 பிப

via 21 Books You’ve Been Meaning To Read | Penguin Random House

More: THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels | PBS

    1. Song of Solomon
      By Toni Morrison
    2. The Shadow of the Wind
      By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
      Illustrated by Jessica Hische
      Translated by Lucia Graves
    3. Don Quixote
      By Miguel de Cervantes
      Introduction by A. J. Close
      Translated by P. A. Motteux
    4. The Picture of Dorian Gray
      By Oscar Wilde
      Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith
      Introduction by Robert Mighall
      Edited by Robert Mighall
    5. The Liars’ Club
      A Memoir
      By Mary Karr
    6. Moby-Dick
      or, The Whale
      By Herman Melville
      Introduction by Elizabeth Hardwick and Rockwell Kent
    7. Gravity’s Rainbow
      By Thomas Pynchon
      Illustrated by Frank Miller
    8. We That Are Young
      by Preti Taneja
    9. Half Gods
      by Akil Kumarasamy
    10. Bless Me, Ultima
      by Rudolfo Anaya
    11. Heart of Darkness
      by Joseph Conrad
    12. Gilead
      by Marilynne Robinson
    13. Doña Barbara
      by Rómulo Gallegos (Author), Larry McMurtry (Foreword), Robert Malloy (Translator)
    14. The Intuitionist
      by Colson Whitehead
    15. The Pilgrim’s Progress
      by John Bunyan (Author), Roger Pooley (Editor)
    16. Siddhartha
      by Hermann Hesse
    17. The Sirens of Titan
      by Kurt Vonnegut
    18. Their Eyes Were Watching God
      by Zora Neale Hurston

47 Nominees for alternative Nobel prize for literature: The New Academy Award

In Books, Literature, World on செப்ரெம்பர் 3, 2018 at 2:37 பிப

  1. Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi – Nigeria
  2. Anyuru Johannes – Sweden
  3. Atwood Margaret – Canada
  4. Auster Paul – US
  5. Avallone Silvia – Italy
  6. Bouraoui Nina – France
  7. Carson Anne – Canada
  8. Condé Maryse – Guadeloupe
  9. DeLillo Don – US
  10. Edelfeldt Inger – Sweden
  11. Ekman Kerstin – Sweden
  12. Ferrante Elena – Italy
  13. Gaiman Neil – Great Britain
  14. Ganman Jens – Sweden
  15. Hustvedt Siri – US
  16. Jägerfeld Jenny – Sweden
  17. Khemiri Jonas Hassen – Sweden
  18. Kincaid Jamaica – US
  19. Levithan David – US
  20. Louis Édouard – France
  21. Lundell Ulf – Sweden
  22. Lövestam Sara – Sweden
  23. McCarthy Cormac – US
  24. McEwan Ian – Great Britain
  25. Murakami Haruki – Japan
  26. Oates Joyce Carol – US
  27. Okorafor Nnedi – US
  28. Oksanen Sofi – Finland
  29. Oz Amos – Israel
  30. Paborn Sara – Sweden
  31. Pleijel Agneta – Sweden
  32. Pynchon Thomas – US
  33. Robinson Marilynne – US
  34. Rosoff Meg – US
  35. Rowling J.K. – Great Britain
  36. Roy Arundhati – India
  37. Schiefauer Jessica – Sweden
  38. Smith Patti – US
  39. Smith Zadie – Great Britain
  40. Stamm Peter – Switzerland
  41. Stefánsson Jón Kalman – Iceland
  42. Stridsberg Sara – Sweden
  43. Tartt Donna – US
  44. Thúy Kim – Canada
  45. Tokarczuk Olga – Poland
  46. wa Thiong’o Ngugi – Kenya
  47. Winterson Jeanette – UK

NYT 2016 Best Book Picks

In Books on திசெம்பர் 3, 2016 at 5:22 பிப

Thanks: New York Times Book Review

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  1. The Association of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan, fiction. Review here.
  2. The North Water, Ian McGuire, fiction. Review here.
  3. The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, fiction. Review here.
  4. The Vegetarian, Han Kang, fiction. Review here.
  5. War and Turpentine, Stefan Hertmans, fiction. Review here.
  6. At the Existentialist Cafe, Sarah Bakewell, nonfiction. Review here.
  7. Dark Money: The Hidden History of Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Jane Mayer, nonfiction. Review here.
  8. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond, nonfiction. Review here.
  9. In the Darkroom, Susan Faludi, nonfiction. Review here.
  10. The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, Hisham Matar, nonfiction. Review here

25 Literary Classics

In Books on மே 17, 2016 at 12:41 பிப

  1. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  2. The Invisible Man
  3. Common Sense
  4. Paradise Lost
  5. Daisy Miller
  6. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  7. A Tale of Two Cities
  8. The Red Badge of Courage
  9. Heart of Darkness
  10. Up From Slavery
  11. On Liberty
  12. An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  13. The Jungle
  14. Anthem
  15. The Republic
  16. Great Expectations
  17. The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  18. Pride and Prejudice
  19. The Call of the Wild
  20. Leaves of Grass
  21. Moby Dick
  22. The Last of the Mohicans
  23. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’s Comrade)
  24. The Scarlet Letter
  25. Wuthering Heights

6 Scary Book Selections to Read from Library for September 2015

In Books on செப்ரெம்பர் 7, 2015 at 3:20 பிப

  1. Robert Spencer’s The Complete Infidel’s Guide to ISISISIS_Book_Table_Of_Contents

2. The Demographic Cliff: How To Survive And Prosper During The Great Deflation Of 2014-2019

Chapter 1 The Demographic Cliff Around the World
Chapter 2 Following Japan into a Coma Economy
Chapter 3 Why Real Estate Will Never Be the Same
Chapter 4 A Look at Public and Private Debt
Chapter 5 A Brief History of Financial Bubbles
Chapter 6 Commodity Prices: The Achilles’ Heel of Emerging Countries
Chapter 7 Investment Strategies for the Financial Crisis Ahead
Chapter 8 Business Strategies for the Winter Season
Chapter 9 Government Strategies for Facilitating Free Markets
Epilogue: A Major Revolution Brews Every 250 Years

3. Humans Are Underrated by Geoff Colvin

  • The Cleveland Clinic, which emphasizes empathy training of doctors and all employees to improve patient outcomes and lower medical costs.
  • The U.S. Army, which has revolutionized its training to focus on human interaction, leading to stronger teams and greater success in real-world missions.
  • Stanford Business School, which has overhauled its curriculum to teach interpersonal skills through human-to-human experiences.

4. The State We’re In: Maine Stories by Ann Beattie

5. A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design by Frank Wilczek: History of mathematics

6. Let’s Be Less Stupid: An Attempt to Maintain My Mental Faculties by Patricia Marx

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டைம்பாஸ் என்றால் விகடன் – பத்து Vikatan அட்டைப்படங்கள்

In Magazines, Tamilnadu on செப்ரெம்பர் 6, 2015 at 3:06 பிப

21 Literary Alternate Magazines in Tamil for Arts, Culture and Opinion

In Magazines, Srilanka, Tamilnadu on செப்ரெம்பர் 3, 2015 at 2:13 முப

Some Vital Books from 2014

In Books, Literature on ஜனவரி 23, 2015 at 4:24 பிப

Source: What to Read Now — Some Vital Books from 2014 | The American Poetry Review

  1. ]Exclosures[, Emily Abendroth, Ahsahta Press, 2014
  2. Veiled Spill: A Sequence, Jan Clausen, GenPop Books 2014
  3. Ecodeviance: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness, CA Conrad, Wave Books 2014
  4. The Poem She Didn’t Write and Other Poems, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Copper Canyon 2014
  5. Blood Lyrics, Katie Ford, Graywolf Press, 2014
  6. In a Landscape, John Gallaher, BOA Editions, 2014
  7. The Arrow, Lauren Ireland, Coconut Books, 2014
  8. Patter, Douglas Kearney, Red Hen, 2014
  9. Red Juice, Hoa Nguyen, Wave Books, 2014
  10. Citizen: An American Lyric, Claudia Rankine, Graywolf, 2014
  11. The Pedestrians, Rachel Zucker, Wave Books, 2014
Also Mentioned
  • You Animal Machine: The Golden Greek, Eleni Sikelianos, Coffee House Press, 2014
  • Gephryomania, TC Tolbert, Ahsahta, 2014
  • MOTHERs, Rachel Zucker, Counterpath Press, 2014