. Book of numbers is a fascinating look at the dark heart of the Web. One of the best novels ever written about the Internet. Rolling stone “A startlingly talented novelist. The wall street Journal“Remarkable. Featuring one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction, a triumph of a new generation of writers, Book of Numbers is an epic of the digital age, and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.
Book of Numbers: A Novel #ad - Embodying the internet in its language, it finds the humanity underlying the virtual. Suggest that something is possible, that something still might be done to safeguard whatever it is that makes us human. Francine prose, the New York Review of Books.
ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of DistractionRandom House #ad - In essays, john zorn, the media, atlantic city casinos, bernie sanders, fake caravaggios, and psychology, diary entries, aretha franklin, Olympic women’s fencing, Jonathan Franzen, criticism, and subjects as diverse as Google, literature, memoir, Edward Snowden, Gertrude Stein, music, fictional animals, Gustav Mahler, Donald Trump, and letters—many appearing here for the first time—Cohen covers the full depth and breadth of modern life: politics, art, landscape photography, Wikipedia, travel, the closing of the Ringling Bros.
. Cohen will hunt after neglected shards of the past, minor histories, and charge them with an immediacy in the present. In each piece, profound, and a voice as witty, he projects a quality of thought that is uniquely his, and distinct as any in American letters. He tackles a surprising range of subjects to underline distraction’s role in our fraught predicament and to argue that paying attention could help us get out of it.
ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction #ad - . He is experimenting with the essay form much more, and more cleverly, than any major American writer today.
The Topeka School: A NovelFarrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - It is also a riveting prehistory of the present: the collapse of public speech, the trolls and tyrants of the New Right, and the ongoing crisis of identity among white men. He is one of the cool kids, ready to fight or, better, freestyle about fighting if it keeps his peers from thinking of him as weak.
His mother, jonathan, is a famous feminist author; his father, Jane, is an expert at getting “lost boys” to open up. Named one of the most anticipated fall books by:the new york times book review, esquire, kirkus, the new york post, the paris review daily, oprah magazine, nylon, the philadelphia inquirer, the millions, transgression, Pacific Standard, a tender and expansive family drama set in the American Midwest at the turn of the century: a tale of adolescence, Publishers Weekly, and The GuardianFrom the award-winning author of 10:04 and Leaving the Atocha Station, Entertainment Weekly, and the conditions that have given rise to the trolls and tyrants of the New RightAdam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, The Observer, USA Today, Vulture, The Week, Slate, Lit Hub, Vogue, class of ’97.
The Topeka School: A Novel #ad - Adam is also one of the seniors who bring the loner Darren Eberheart―who is, his father’s patient―into the social scene, unbeknownst to Adam, to disastrous effect. Deftly shifting perspectives and time periods, jonathan’s marital transgressions, The Topeka School is the story of a family, its struggles and its strengths: Jane’s reckoning with the legacy of an abusive father, the challenge of raising a good son in a culture of toxic masculinity.
Adam is a renowned debater, expected to win a national championship before he heads to college. They both work at a psychiatric clinic that has attracted staff and patients from around the world.
Moving Kings: A NovelRandom House #ad - The denouement is as vengeful as any Old Testament plot twist. Cohen has a brain-on-fire intellect and a Balzac-grade enthusiasm for understanding varieties of experience. Los angeles times “moving kings is a lit fuse, a force let loose, a creeping flame heading for demolition, and Cohen himself is a master of argot and wit.
Cynthia ozick “A dazzling and poignant book. Rachel kushner “cohen’s writing is filled with sharp turns of phrase and elegant rhythms. And what starts off as a profitable if eerily familiar job—an “Occupation”—quickly turns violent when they encounter one homeowner seeking revenge. Cohen has become one of America’s top young novelists.
Moving Kings: A Novel #ad - Time Random house. Utterly engrossing, full of passionate sympathy. They come to new york city and begin working for yoav’s distant cousin David King—a proud American patriot, Republican, and Jew, and the recently divorced proprietor of King’s Moving Inc. A heavyweight in the tri-state area’s moving and storage industries.
Quichotte: A NovelRandom House #ad - New york times bestseller • an epic don quixote for the modern age, funny, unsentimental, world-encompassing wonder” Time from internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • “Lovely, “a brilliant, heart-affirming . A remembrance of what holds our human lives in some equilibrium—a way of feeling and a way of telling.
This is a novel that feeds the heart while it fills the mind. The times UK Random house. This novel can fly, charming, it can float, it’s anecdotal, effervescent, and a jolly good story to boot. The sunday times “quichotte is an updating of cervantes’s story that proves to be an equally complicated literary encounter, jumbling together a chivalric quest, a satire on Trump’s America and a whole lot of postmodern playfulness in a novel that is as sharp as a flick-knife and as clever as a barrel of monkeys.
Quichotte: A Novel #ad - . Together with his imaginary son sancho, quichotte sets off on a picaresque quest across America to prove worthy of her hand, gallantly braving the tragicomic perils of an age where “Anything-Can-Happen.
The Third Hotel: A NovelFarrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - He’s wearing a white linen suit she’s never seen before, and he’s supposed to be dead. 1 brooklyn. In havana, cuba, a widow tries to come to terms with her husband’s death―and the truth about their marriage―in Laura van den Berg’s surreal, mystifying story of psychological reflection and metaphysical mystery.
Shortly after clare arrives in havana, she finds her husband, to attend the annual Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Cuba, Richard, standing outside a museum. The third hotel is a propulsive, brilliantly shape-shifting novel from an inventive author at the height of her narrative powers. As the distinction between reality and fantasy blurs, Clare finds grounding in memories of her childhood in Florida and of her marriage to Richard, revealing her role in his death and reappearance along the way.
The Third Hotel: A Novel #ad - A future cult classic. The new york times book review"there’s borges and Bolaño, Modiano and Murakami, Kafka and Cortázar, and now Laura van den Berg. The washington postFinalist for the NYPL Young Lions Award. An august 2018 IndieNext Selection. Grief-stricken and baffled, clare tails Richard, through the newly tourist-filled streets of Havana, a horror film scholar, clocking his every move.
Named a summer 2018 read by the washington post, refinery29, instyle, conde nast traveler, Nylon, O, Vulture, Southern Living, Elle, Lit Hub, the Oprah Magazine, BBC, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Harper's Bazaar, and Vol.
Witz: A Novel American Literature SeriesDalkey Archive Press #ad - Condition: New. As he finds himself transformed into an international superstar, Jewishness becomes all the rage: matzo-ball soup is in every bowl, sidelocks are hip; and the only truly Jewish Jew left is increasingly stigmatized for not being religious. Since his very existence exposes the illegitimacy of the newly converted, in the not-too-distant future of our own, another last Jew―the last living Holocaust survivor―sits alone in a snowbound Manhattan, “real” world, Israelien becomes the object of a worldwide hunt… Meanwhile, providing a final melancholy witness to his experiences in the form of the punch lines to half-remembered jokes.
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. By the following passover, only one is still alive: Benjamin Israelien; a kindly, however, innocent, ignorant man-child. Random house. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9781564785886. On christmas eve 1999, all the jews in the world die in a strange, millennial plague, with the exception of the firstborn males, who are soon adopted by a cabal of powerful people in the American government.
Asymmetry: A NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - A tender and exquisite account of an unexpected romance that takes place in New York during the early years of the Iraq War, “Folly” also suggests an aspiring novelist’s coming-of-age. A stunning debut from a rising literary star, and a politically engaged work of metafiction” The New York Times Book Review, a novel of ideas, Asymmetry is “a transgressive roman a clef, and a “masterpiece” in the original sense of the word” The Atlantic.
By contrast, an iraqi-american man who, “madness” is narrated by Amar, on his way to visit his brother in Kurdistan, is detained by immigration officers and spends the last weekend of 2008 in a holding room in Heathrow. These two seemingly disparate stories gain resonance as their perspectives interact and overlap, with yet new implications for their relationship revealed in an unexpected coda.
Asymmetry: A Novel #ad - Condition: New. The first section, ” tells the story of Alice, “Folly, a young American editor, and her relationship with the famous and much older writer Ezra Blazer. Isbn13: 9781564785886. Tracking provided on most orders. Random house. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Lisa halliday’s novel will captivate any reader with while also posing arresting questions about the very nature of fiction itself.
10:04: A NovelPicador #ad - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Picador. Condition: New. Named one of the best books of the year by:the new yorker the new york times book review the wall street journal the village voice the boston globe npr vanity fair the guardian london the l magazine the times literary supplement London The Globe and Mail Toronto The Huffington Post Gawker Flavorwire San Francisco Chronicle The Kansas City Star The Jewish Daily Forward Tin HouseWinner of The Paris Review's 2012 Terry Southern PrizeA Finalist for the 2014 Folio Prize and the NYPL Young Lions Fiction AwardIn the last year, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child.
And original in every sentence, " lerner captures what it's like to be alive now, during the twilight of an empire, when the difficulty of imagining a future is changing our relationship to both the present and the past. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Random house. In a new york of increasingly frequent superstorms and social unrest, he must reckon with his own mortality and the prospect of fatherhood in a city that might soon be underwater.
10:04: A Novel #ad - In prose that Jonathan Franzen has called "hilarious.
My Year of Rest and Relaxation: A NovelPenguin Books #ad - Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Entertainment weekly’s #1 book of 2018“one of the most compelling protagonists modern fiction has offered in years: a loopy, quietly furious pillhead whose Ambien ramblings and Xanaxed b*tcheries somehow wend their way through sad and funny and strange toward something genuinely profound.
Entertainment weekly from one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a novel about a young woman's efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes.
My Year of Rest and Relaxation: A Novel #ad - Our narrator should be happy, lives in an apartment on the upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like the rest of her needs, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, thin, pretty, shouldn't she? She's young, by her inheritance. Through the story of a year spent under the influence of a truly mad combination of drugs designed to heal our heroine from her alienation from this world, Moshfegh shows us how reasonable, even necessary, alienation can be.
. It's the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong?My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a powerful answer to that question. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9781564785886.
BluetsWave Books #ad - Picador. With bluets, maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists. Maggie nelson is the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, and Other True Abstractions University of Iowa Press, 2007 and Women, including Something Bright, Then Holes Soft Skull Press, the New York School, 2007.
Wave Books. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Isbn13: 9781564785886. Tracking provided on most orders. Suppose i were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. A lyrical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, philosophical, as refracted through the color blue.
Bluets #ad - . Random house. Condition: New. She lives in los angeles and teaches at the California Institute of the Arts.