Here, Kurt Vonnegut's final short story collection--Bagombo Snuff Box (1999)--we have combined early and rather more obscure stories which had not appeared earlier. Drawn largely from the 1950s and the slick magazine markets which Vonnegut had from the beginning of his career in the postwar period demonstrated an uncanny ability to sell, these stories show clearly that Vonnegut found his central themes early on as a writer. More, he had been able to place stories in great consumer magazines…

Here, Kurt Vonnegut's final short story collection--Bagombo Snuff Box (1999)--we have combined early and rather more obscure stories which had not appeared earlier. Drawn largely from the 1950s and the slick magazine markets which Vonnegut had from the beginning of his career in the postwar period demonstrated an uncanny ability to sell, these stories show clearly that Vonnegut found his central themes early on as a writer. More, he had been able to place stories in great consumer magazines…

Arms of Nemesis A Mystery of Ancient Rome by Steven Saylor http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0027OYQM0/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_itsNwb03HQNCP

Arms of Nemesis A Mystery of Ancient Rome by Steven Saylor http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0027OYQM0/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_itsNwb03HQNCP

I love Margaret Atwood's work, and I'd had this on my bookshelf for years and still hadn't read it.  Once I started, I couldn't put it down; excellent book.

I love Margaret Atwood's work, and I'd had this on my bookshelf for years and still hadn't read it. Once I started, I couldn't put it down; excellent book.

Pronghorns of the Third Reich / C. J. Box Will Thaddeus's crush on his neighbor Teofil - who is actually a garden gnome - lead to the adventure of a lifetime?

Pronghorns of the Third Reich / C. J. Box Will Thaddeus's crush on his neighbor Teofil - who is actually a garden gnome - lead to the adventure of a lifetime?

Trying to Save Piggy Sneed contains a dozen short works by John Irving, beginning with three memoirs, including an account of Mr. Irving's dinner with President Ronald Reagan at the White House. The longest of the memoirs, The Imaginary Girlfriend," is the core of this collection. The middle section of the book is fiction. Since the publication of his first novel, Setting Free the Bears, in 1968, John Irving has written twelve more novels but only half a dozen stories that he considers…

Trying to Save Piggy Sneed contains a dozen short works by John Irving, beginning with three memoirs, including an account of Mr. Irving's dinner with President Ronald Reagan at the White House. The longest of the memoirs, The Imaginary Girlfriend," is the core of this collection. The middle section of the book is fiction. Since the publication of his first novel, Setting Free the Bears, in 1968, John Irving has written twelve more novels but only half a dozen stories that he considers…

A Skolian Empire novel. Kamoj Argali is the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backward planet. To keep her people from starving, she has agreed to marry Jax Ironbridge, the boorish and brutal ruler of a prosperous province. But before Argali and Ironbridge are wed, a mysterious stranger from a distant planet sweeps in and forces Kamoj into marriage, throwing her world into utter chaos.

A Skolian Empire novel. Kamoj Argali is the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backward planet. To keep her people from starving, she has agreed to marry Jax Ironbridge, the boorish and brutal ruler of a prosperous province. But before Argali and Ironbridge are wed, a mysterious stranger from a distant planet sweeps in and forces Kamoj into marriage, throwing her world into utter chaos.

The twentieth anniversary edition of Sherman Alexie's iconic short story collection-featuring a new prologue from the author The twenty-four linked tales in Alexie's debut collection-an instant classic-paint an unforgettable portrait of life on and around the Spokane Indian Reservation, a place where "Survival = Anger x Imagination," where HUD houses and generations of privation intertwine with history, passion, and myth. We follow Thomas Builds-the-Fire, the longwinded storyteller no one…

The twentieth anniversary edition of Sherman Alexie's iconic short story collection-featuring a new prologue from the author The twenty-four linked tales in Alexie's debut collection-an instant classic-paint an unforgettable portrait of life on and around the Spokane Indian Reservation, a place where "Survival = Anger x Imagination," where HUD houses and generations of privation intertwine with history, passion, and myth. We follow Thomas Builds-the-Fire, the longwinded storyteller no one…

Cover of The Unfinished World | Ebook available for download for free with your Mesa Public Library card and the Greater Phoenix Digital Library! #overdrive

Cover of The Unfinished World | Ebook available for download for free with your Mesa Public Library card and the Greater Phoenix Digital Library! #overdrive

though I find some faults with the book, overall it is eye-opening, thought-provoking, and interesting on a subject of which I know very little - life in North Korea

though I find some faults with the book, overall it is eye-opening, thought-provoking, and interesting on a subject of which I know very little - life in North Korea

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