By André Glucksmann,Antonio Soler Marcos
By André Glucksmann,Antonio Soler Marcos
By Chelsea Martin
"The preeminent chronicler of internet-age malaise." —Lena Dunham
"Martin’s sincere writing exists above the confines of worry and social norms . . . Her writing is sweaty, uncomfortable, and captivating . . . She faucets into the awareness of her previous selves with precision and care, respecting the integrity and wishes of these younger ladies. A certain hit for lovers of Sara Benincasa’s Agorafabulous! and Lena Dunham’s Not that sort of Girl." —Booklist (starred review)
Funny, candid, and searchingly self-aware, this essay assortment tells the tale of Chelsea Martin’s coming of age as an artist. we're with Chelsea as an eleven-year-old atheist, attempting to will an alien visitation to her local; scuffling with together with her stepfather and grappling with a Tourette’s analysis as she turns into undefined; falling below the sway of frenemies and crushes in highschool; going into debt to manage to pay for what may be a meaningless schooling at a dear artwork university; navigating the messy strategy of falling in love with an in depth buddy; and suffering for independence from her emotionally manipulative father and from the friends and family within the dead-end California city that has outlined her upbringing. this can be a booklet approximately relationships, type, artwork, intercourse, funds, and family—and approximately starting to be up bizarre, and terrible, within the overdue Nineties and early 2000s.
By José Manuel Caballero Bonald
Examen de ingenios es un libro de semblanzas de escritores y artistas hispánicos que conoció, un magnífico compendio de anécdotas y reflexiones sobre algunas de las figuras más relevantes de l. a. cultura del siglo xx.
Un centenar de retratos literarios de artistas, ordenados según un orden cronológico que atiende a los angeles época en los angeles que los conoció, instantes singulares, vivencias personales del autor con escritores y artistas de cinco grupos generacionales: los de los años 1898, 1914, 1927, 1936 y 1950. Entre ellos, Azorín, Borges, Pío Baroja, Max Aub, Neruda, Joan Miró, Cortázar, Torrente Ballester, Delibes, Rulfo, Jorge Oteiza, Antonio López, Mario Vargas Llosa o Paco de Lucía.
By Meredith Maran
In the voices of twenty landmark memoirists—including New York Times bestselling authors Cheryl Strayed, Sue Monk Kidd, and Pat Conroy—a definitive textual content at the craft of autobiographical writing, essential for newbie writers alike.
For readers of Mary Karr’s The paintings of Memoir and Judith Barrington’s Writing the Memoir, this follow-up to editor Meredith Maran’s acclaimed writers’ guide, Why We Write, offers suggestion, encouragement, and pithy, useful suggestion for bloggers, journal-keepers, aspiring essayists, and memoirists.
Curated and edited via Maran, herself an acclaimed writer and publication critic, these memoirists proportion the teachings they’ve discovered via years of honing their craft. They show what drives them to inform their own tales and look at the nuts and bolts of ways they do it. talking frankly approximately concerns starting from turning oneself into an genuine, compelling personality to exposing challenging truths, those awesome authors expose what retains them going, what will get of their manner, and what they love most—and least—about writing approximately themselves.
“It's attainable that Why We Write approximately Ourselves is the 1st compilation of memoirists on the best in their video game heavily and thoughtfully contemplating the genre.”
– los angeles Times
From the alternate Paperback edition.
By Giorgio Manganelli
By Olga Barrios
By Robert L. Holmes,Predrag Cicovacki
Holmes all started his profession by way of following Dewey and James, after which grew to become towards metaethics. The Vietnam struggle ultimately led him towards ethical difficulties with regards to warfare and violence. For the final 40 years he has been a superb proponent of nonviolence and pacifism within the variety of Tolstoy and Gandhi.
If ethics is intended to be greater than a simply educational workout, the theoretical ethics of philosophy has to be proven to be suitable to utilized morality; the continuing means of making ethical judgments needs to upload price to the realm we are living in. For Robert Holmes, no point of fact is extra wanting moral pondering and reform than the tradition of warfare and violence that can't be overlooked. There are morally practicable choices to this violence, Holmes argues, and he scrutinizes the resources and implications of such positions. Holmes indicates that nonviolence and pacifism can lead us towards a extra peaceable and humanely dignified world.
By Joy Harjo,Tanaya Winder,Laura Coltelli
By James J Pancrazio
By Christopher Hitchens