By Peter Mittermayr,Hans Spatzenegger
By Peter Mittermayr,Hans Spatzenegger
By Robert Vuijsje
De nieuwe kaaskoppen, die in dit boek ontluisterend duidelijk maken hoe zij er niet bij horen, tegenover de oldschool kaaskoppen, die juist hele andere problemen zien en niet goed begrijpen waar hun nieuwe landgenoten over zeuren.
Robert Vuijsje is een jood die eruit ziet als een Marokkaan. Hij weet hoe het voelt om Nederlands te zijn. Ook kent hij het gevoel er niet bij te horen. Hij wilde onderzoeken: aan welke kant sta ik? En zocht met fifty nine nieuwe en three oude kaaskoppen naar het antwoord op de vraag: wat voor land zijn wij en waarom is iedereen zo woedend?
By Michael Skirl
Länger als Lebenslänglich?
Serienmörder, broker, Vergewaltiger und Kinderschänder: Seit thirteen Jahren ist der Jurist Michael Skirl als Leiter der Justizvollzugsanstalt in Werl für 880 Insassen zuständig, darunter a hundred mit lebenslanger Haft und ninety mit Sicherungsverwahrung - zum Schutz der Bürger.
Doch das Gesetz zur Sicherungsverwahrung muss grundlegend reformiert werden, da das Bundesverfassungsgericht die bisherigen Regelungen für verfassungswidrig erklärt hat: Sie verletzen das Grundrecht auf Freiheit. Welche Rechte haben Schwerstverbrecher aber überhaupt? Und wie kann oder muss guy unsere Gesellschaft nachhaltig vor diesen Tätern schützen?
By John Graves
"A type of do-it-yourself book—imperfect like a home made factor, a prize. it is a galloping, spontaneous e-book, infrequently inside whooping distance of that maximum and sweetest of kingdom books, Ivan Turgenev's A Sportsman's Notebook." —Edward Hoagland, New York occasions publication Review
"His matters are bushes and brush, employed aid, fences, soil, armadillos and different flora and fauna, flood and drought, neighborhood historical past, sheep and goats . . . they usually come to us reshaped and reenlivened via his agreeably person (and occasionally cranky) notions." —New Yorker
"If Goodbye to a River was once in a few feel Graves's Odyssey, this booklet is his [version of Hesiod's] Works and Days. it's in part a publication approximately paintings, in part a e-book approximately nature, yet commonly a e-book approximately belonging. after all John Graves has realized to belong to his patch of land so completely that at moments he can feel in himself a harmony with medieval peasants and Sumerian farmers, operating with their fields through the Tigris." —Larry McMurtry, Washington put up publication World
"Hard Scrabble is difficult pastoral of the sort we have now realized to acknowledge in Wordsworth, Frost, Hemingway, and Faulkner. It celebrates lifestyles in lodging with a section of the 'given' construction, a recalcitrant 400 or so acres of Texas cedar brake, outdated box, and creek backside, so that it will require of any actual resident all of the personality he can muster." —Southwest Review
By Oliver Odinsson
By Richard P. Feynman
By bp Nichol,Roy Miki
By Stephanie G'Schwind,Carole Firstman
"Science claims it is going to sooner or later be capable of put off fathers from the equation by means of mating bone marrow with ovum. while that day comes, I think this booklet, besides a handful of different works (King Lear, enjoyable domestic) becomes much more beneficial. Herein locate the blueprints for the secret, the maps for the uncharted, the keys to the archetype."
—Nick Flynn, writer of The Reenactments and Another Bullshit evening in Suck City
"At this second, i locate myself at free ends, misplaced within the numerous vacuums left by means of my father's death and my sons' departures out into the voids. but this wonderful constellation of essays established me, grew to become for me high quality tools of reckoning of the place to face within the ceaseless entropic dynamic of family, of paternal keening. those waxing meditations exhibit the inflationary universe, the heft and speed of that enormous ol' not anything. They elegantly fill, with sober wish and the balm of pleasure, the terrifying, countless areas among these waning stars."
—Michael Martone, writer of Michael Martone and Four for a Quarter
"What an unreachable secret the daddy is, preoccupied, unknowable, pervasive. In those attention-grabbing essays, a shared portrait emerges as writers articulate the perpetual puzzle of the daddy and, with grace and candor, discover what it potential not to comprehend him, to by no means understand him. As one voice, those essays examine the man—his inventories, his myths, his mere traces—who makes up our horizons, who ceaselessly shimmers there past our collective grasp."
—Susanna Sonnenberg, writer of Her final Death and She concerns: A lifestyles in Friendships
Selected from the country's top literary journals and publications—Crazyhorse, Colorado Review, The frightened Breakdown, Creative Nonfiction, Georgia Review, Gulf Coast, The Missouri Review, The common School, and others—Man within the Moon brings jointly essays within which sons, daughters, and fathers discover the elusive nature of this intimate dating and locate distinctive how you can body and realize it: via astronomy, arachnology, storytelling, map-reading, tv, puzzles, DNA, and so forth. within the collection's identify essay, invoice Capossere considers the inextricable hyperlink among his love of astronomy and stories of his father: "The guy within the moon is not any stranger to me,” he writes. "I have visible his face earlier than, and it's my father's, and his father's, and my own.” different essays comprise Dinty Moore's "Son of Mr. eco-friendly denims: A Meditation on lacking Fathers,” during which Moore lays out an alphabetic research of fathers from well known culture—Ward Cleaver, Jim Anderson, Ozzie Nelson—while ruminating on his personal absent father and hesitation to develop into a father himself. In "Plot Variations,” Robin Black makes an attempt to appreciate, throughout the lens of educating fiction to artistic writing scholars, her lack of ability to wait her father's funeral. Deborah Thompson attempts to reconcile her delight in her father's pioneering study in plastics and her issues approximately their poisonous environmental outcomes in "When the longer term was once Plastic.” At turns painfully standard, comedian, and heartbreaking, the essays during this assortment additionally convey moments of seari
By Jack Passerello
This e-book of brief tales, stories, and lifetime thoughts marks the adventure of a regular younger American boy. Born throughout the nice melancholy, he witnessed the turmoil of worldwide struggle , observed the rebirth of America’s innocence as in that maximum of all a long time (the 1950s), outfitted a lifetime of family and friends, and lived the nice American Dream from bustling big apple to appealing California.
These usually actual tales are a chronicle of the lifetime of not just the author yet of hundreds of thousands of american citizens who've lived and enjoyed and struggled and succeeded during this nice nation within the 20th century.
About the writer
Jack Passerello was once raised in Manville, New Jersey, a small city at the Raritan River, the place kingdom met urban and varnish, Italians, Russians, Africans, and the operating type jumbled in an strange alliance for his or her time.
Hunting, fishing, trapping, marbles, baseball, basketball, and all the activities and diversions of the youngsters earlier than tv have been Jack’s lifestyles that saved him and his family and friends ignorant to the digital international to return of pcs and Smartphones, Atari, and games.
Then as a stroke of success, Jack grew to become an electrical engineering draftsman, then clothier of electrical equipment, then senior clothier of pcs for Hughes plane in California, and the dressmaker at the first desktop on this planet utilizing a working laptop or computer chip. Jack and his spouse, Arline, began a plant nursery (Bluebell Nursery) in 1958 and nonetheless develop vegetation at their nursery there. they've got grown nearly each ordinary panorama plant, bush, tree, and palm that grows the following in California.
Blessed with 3 teenagers, 9 granddaughters, grandsons, and now 5 great-grandchildren, Jack and Arline continue as busy as ever with young children, insects, and palm trees.
By Sophie Marinopoulos