Literary community prefigures political change/work


Book title: Writing Women's Communities: The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Multi-Genre Anthologies
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
Writing Women's Communities: The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Multi-Genre Anthologies - book cover picture

This is an important and imaginative study of the work literary and cultural anthologies do to embody and prefigure forms of politican transformation and to represent engagement. It is an act of an "organic intellectual" in the best Gramscian senses, and makes an important intervention into the makings of Asian American, Pacific, and American studies in this strange and mongrel postcolonial/transnational moment of US remaking. This is a splendid first book, and suggests further scholarship and anthology-making on the Asian/Pacific horizon from Hawai'i.

EAN: 9780299156008
Pages: 268
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Authors:
Cynthia G. Franklin



One of the most honest biographies of Alexander III to date!


Book title: Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography - book cover picture

Peter Green's phenomenal account of possibly the most controversial military leader in history, delivers exactly what its title suggests; a historical biography. He proves himself as one of the foremost experts regarding Alexander of Macedon, the most complex historical figure to rise from Western Civization. Green captures both the historical importance and the consequences of Alexander's achievements, while paying close attention to any information revealing his emotional and psychological nature.

EAN: 9780520071650
Pages: 617
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Authors:
Peter Green



It will open your mind to language and linguistics!


Book title: The Language Instinct : How the Mind Creates Language (Perennial Classics)
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
The Language Instinct : How the Mind Creates Language (Perennial Classics) - book cover picture

This is a wonderful book on the linguistics; but it doesn't stop there. It puts language and its function into the context of human nature and human development. You come away with an understanding of WHY language is so important in the history of humanity.

I have often recommended this book to my students as a supplement to my textbook, A Concise Introduction to Linguistics (Bruce M. Rowe and Diane P. Levine)

EAN: 9780060958336
Pages: 544
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Authors:
Steven Pinker



This book was great and I can't wait for the next book!!!!


Book title: For the Love of Ryan (Sweet Valley University(R))
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
For the Love of Ryan (Sweet Valley University(R)) - book cover picture

In this book Jessica and Elizabeth become lifeguards along
with some of their friends. Jessica expects to find Mr.
Right, but instead Eliabeth gets him. Jessica is stuck with
her idea of Mr. Wrong. Winston doesn't make the squad, but
feels good about himself for hooking Wendy up with the man
of her dreams. However, his plan backfires. When Jessica
catches Elizabeth kissing the hunk of her dreams, war breaks
out and everyone starts fighting. Will everyone make-up
before the summer of their dreams turns into a nightmare?

EAN: 9780553567045
Pages: 240
Publisher: Sweet Valley
Authors:
Francine Pascal



EXCELLENT - I read it 3 times.


Book title: Handful of Heaven
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
Handful of Heaven - book cover picture

A warm hearted amusing book about an old grump who owns a store in the Yukon terriory. Since he hates people and their chatter, he advertises for a partner to watch the store so he can be free. Devon O'Shea is the only one to answer the add and he is thrilled - UNTIL Devon arrives and he finds out he has hired a woman. This book is warm hearted plus a fun book to read. I've read it 3 times and will read it again. You won't waste your money on this one.

EAN: 9780449147368
Publisher: Ivy Books
Authors:
Kristin Hannah



Clarity of Purpose


Book title: The Mummies of Urumchi
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
The Mummies of Urumchi - book cover picture

Barber has written a wonderful, entertaining, and compelling book. One of its strengths lies in the fact that it is a perfect blend of many disciplines. Whether discussing archaeology, anthropology, linguistics, history, or her own specialty, textiles and clothing, Barber presents clear and concise points and explanations of theories. This book is exceptionally easy reading for a laymen, because she gives necessary summaries and background information of major theories and events in the sciences. It is also sufficiently detailed and exploratory enough to rivet expert attention, as this case has again aroused a lot of interest on all fronts in the Proto-Indo-European debate.An excellent read!

EAN: 9780393320190
Pages: 256
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Authors:
Elizabeth Wayland Barber



teaches without teaching


Book title: The Tao Speaks : Lao-Tzu's Whispers of Wisdom
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
The Tao Speaks : Lao-Tzu's Whispers of Wisdom - book cover picture

I think it is fantastic that a book that is as enjoyable to read as the "Tao Te Ching" can be made even more so through the use of illustration and humor. Tsai Chic Chung has faithfully adopted the text and lessons of Taoism into this unassuming form ready to be enjoyed.Attributed to the great Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu, the "Tao Te Ching" has attracted generations of followers from across the world to its simple tenets of modesty, peace, and pragmatism. The most pleasant feature of this book is that it illustrates concepts clearly and cleanly. Complex issues are brought home and made familiar.

EAN: 9780385472593
Pages: 112
Publisher: Anchor



Ellman's Masterwork Re-Issued, About Bloody Time!


Book title: James Joyce
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Hardcover
James Joyce - book cover picture

I am so happy that this hard to find book has finally received the new leash of life it so richly deserves. Ellman takes the reader on a journey, a journey into the times and life of the greatest writer of the 20th century. Get this book NOW! Just as the Beatles changed popular music forever, Richard Ellman's monumental legacy as a biographer (see also his Pulitzer prize winning Wilde bio) will never, I mean NEVER, be equalled.Question: Why would anyone else even attempt to chronicle Joyce when this book exists. BUY IT!!!

EAN: 9780195031034
Pages: 906
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Authors:
Richard Ellmann



excellent autobiographical short stories


Book title: The Boys of My Youth
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
The Boys of My Youth - book cover picture

_The Boys of My Youth_ is a two day read (or one day, if the reader has nothing else going on) because of the way it captivates. This book, a collection of autobiographical short stories, weave together and create a beautiful and poetic novel about a woman that I could fully relate to. The vignettes involve her childhood, including pieces about her mother and aunt, her cousin, and her siblings; her teenage years with her best friend and various crushes; and her somewhat depressing adult life with a philandering husband and a tragic work occurence. I feel that my writing a short encapsulated review cannot do Beard's book justice, so I will end here with the recommendation to buy this book and prepare to be astonished.

EAN: 9780316085250
Pages: 224
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Authors:
Jo Ann Beard



A woman's view


Book title: Polgara the Sorceress (Malloreon (Paperback Random House))
Rating: 5/5
Binding: Paperback
Polgara the Sorceress (Malloreon (Paperback Random House)) - book cover picture

Yes, Polgara was written from a woman's perspective, yes there was less action. But there was a lot of humor, and, better than in all the other books, we find out what happens during those times Polgara pulled a "disappearing" act and "took care of something." The books were never really descriptive of what it was, precisely, she did. Now we find out that she was as much a sorceress as Belgarath and Beldin were sorcerers, though she may have done things in her own unique style, she still affected the world as much as the other two. I found her dealings with other woman characters especially interesting. I love the action in the other books, but sometimes, I enjoy reading something that can stand on it's own without relying on great battles or action-packed page. And yes, MORE MORE MORE. Poledra HAS GOT to be an interesting story, if only on the account that she's basically, a wolf. I wonder though, how long can this series go on?

EAN: 9780345422552
Pages: 768
Publisher: Del Rey
Authors:
Leigh Eddings



TopSellers at Amazon - Entertainment books

A Pleasant Shade Of Gray : A Novel of the NYPD
The Kite Runner
The Historian
No Country for Old Men
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Until I Find You : A Novel
Letters Home: From 9/11 to Operation Iraqi Freedom: A Military Mom Shares Her Family's Story of Patriotism, Courage and Love
The Secret Life of Bees
Lifeguard
The Beast And Babylon

Amazon Bargain Books Outlet

A Pleasant Shade Of Gray : A Novel of the NYPD
The Historian
No Country for Old Men
The Da Vinci Code
Lifeguard
Eleven on Top (A Stephanie Plum Novel)
4th of July
Angels & Demons
To Kill a Mockingbird
Crusader's Cross : A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries (Hardcover))

Literature and Fiction Books

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)
The Time Traveler's Wife
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5 Audio CD)
Fahrenheit 451
1984
The Traveler : A Novel
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling))
The Chronicles of Narnia
Knife of Dreams (Wheel of Time, Book 11)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6)
Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-5)
Eldest (Inheritance, Book 2)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3)
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood of Traveling Pants)

Amazon Topseller Books - Romance

Da Vinci Code no knock-off, court rules (Stuff)
Da Vinci Code effect 'could spell disaster' for Rosslyn (The Scotsman)
'Da Vinci Code' Cleared of Infringement (Austin 360)
'Da Vinci Code' author wins copyright case (CNN.com)
Federal judge rules the Da Vinci Code is no reproduction (Gulf Times)
Judge rules 'Da Vinci Code' is no reproduction (AFP via Yahoo! News)
N.Y. court rules Brown didn't copy 'Da Vinci Code' (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
'Da Vinci Code author innocent of infringing (The Buffalo News)
'Da Vinci Code' Cleared of Infringement (ABC News)
Court Sees No Copyright Infringement by 'Da Vinci Code' (Law.com)

Valid XHTML and CSS

Valid XHTML 1.0!

Valid CSS!

Most popular searches about Books (from server statistics)

buy book online
bookwarez download
harry potter book synopsis
latest harry potter book
comic book
audio book unabridged
harry potter seventh book
blue book
book store
book br cgi guest site
central.net ebook microsoft sell
audio book rent
book friday light night review
book keeping
ebook emule
advertising business download ebook free software
central.net e ebook money pc publisher
pdf ebook
free book
audible audio book
ebook publishing
biography book
book torrent
ebook software
black book harry picture potter sirius
audio book digital
audio book rental
scholastic book harry potter
book digest review
ebook cover maker
free child ebook
publish ebook
book review sport
book ny review
book cgi guest im site
audio book downloadable free
ebook cover maker
book fantasy review
harry potter book list
blue book
ebook free download
free ebook websites
title of
book publisher

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z