After Bobby Amendola married Tina, his high school sweetheart, he followed in his father Michael’s footsteps and became a firefighter, only to die tragically while responding to the 9/11 attacks. Ten years after Bobby’s death, each member of the Amendola family is still trying to come to terms with the shocking loss in their own way. In an almost empty house, Gail finds comfort in visiting Bobby’s room every morning, while her husband Michael still wonders how things could have been different had he not given up the chance to run his father’s Italian deli.
An intimate family portrait. "The New York Times" Eddie Joyce's terrific first novel is so American that the story might as well have taken place at the base of the Statue of Liberty. Richard Russo An inside look at one Staten Island family's struggle with grief . . . A] poignant, deeply affecting tale. "Martha Stewart Living," a Book Club selection
More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horror and heartbreak of their shared loss, a devastating wound that's cruelly ripped open when Claire's husband is killed.
Please join us for an evening of "Poets & Pirates" with passionate supporter of poetry Daniel Handler—otherwise known as the enigmatic Lemony Snicket—reading from his new novel for adults, We Are Pirates. Daniel will be joined by poets Indigo Moor and Anhvu Buchanan, presenting and discussing their work. We will also be serving a newly-devised, complimentary cocktail, to be named by the audience that evening.
Over the course of thirty-seven books, John Sandford has proven time and again his unmatchable talents for electrifying plots, rich characters, sly wit, and razor-sharp dialogue. Now, in collaboration with Ctein, he proves it all once more, in a stunning new thriller, Saturn Run, a story as audacious as it is deeply satisfying. The year is 2066. A Caltech intern inadvertently notices an anomaly from a space telescope something is approaching Saturn, and decelerating.
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 6th, 2015
Fans of Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers will eat this up. --Stephen King For fans of THE MARTIAN, an extraordinary new thriller of the future from #1 ""New York Times"" bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author John Sandford and internationally known photo-artist and science fiction aficionado Ctein.
Life is weird. Embrace it. A bear flies through space and a hamster suffers a breakdown. Elsewhere, a garden snake is arrested by animal control and jailed for home invasion, while a child marvels at the wonder of nature as worms emerge from the ground and begin looking for vodka (as they always have). These are common occurrences in the world of Reza Farazmand's wildly popular webcomic, Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories.
In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with exquisite long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to Western science, a saola, the first large land mammal discovered in fifty years. Rare then and rarer now, a live saola had never been glimpsed by a Westerner in the wild when Pulitzer Prize finalist and nature writer William deBuys and conservation biologist William Robichaud set off to search for it in central Laos.
Published: Little Brown and Company - March 10th, 2015
An award-winning author's quest to find and understand a creature as rare and enigmatic as any on Earth In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with exquisite long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to Western science--a saola, the first large land mammal discovered in fifty years.
A Future for Cheetahs allows readers to see through the eyes of the cheetah and will share some of the rarest and most beautiful images taken of wild cheetahs. The compelling stories of these amazing animals are equally as captivating as the photos, especially when they are woven together to create a story of the conservation initiatives that are the key to the cheetahs very survival.
Published: Cheetah Conservation Fund - January 1st, 2014
A Future for Cheetahs is a simple and elegant large-format book of incredible photography that provides insight on the past and present, and future of cheetahs in the wild. It features commentary by Dr. Laurie Marker, world renowned authority on cheetahs, and illustrated through imagery captured by renowned wildlife photographer, Suzi Eszterhas.
This is a new take on how the ekkyklema worked semiotically, dramaturgically and politically within Greek tragedy. In The Function of the Ekkyklema in Greek Theatre: The Sculptural Display of Murdered Victims and the Success of Greek Tragedy for the State, Joel Eis explores the proposition that the success of Greek tragedy was connected to the pre-mediated use of religious tropes in the drama, thus triggering profoundly ancient and effective traditional loyalties.
"No Dog Should Die Alone" was the attention-grabbing and heart-stirring headline of journalist Laura T. Coffey's TODAY show website story about photographer Lori Fusaro's work with senior shelter pets. While generally calm, easy, and already house-trained, these animals often represent the highest-risk population at shelters. My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts has gorgeous, joyful photographs and sweet, funny, true tales of old dogs learning new tricks.
Published: New World Library - September 29th, 2015
No Dog Should Die Alone was the attention-grabbing and heart-stirring headline of journalist Laura T. Coffey's "TODAY" show website story about photographer Lori Fusaro's work with senior shelter pets. While generally calm, easy, and already house-trained, these animals often represent the highest-risk population at shelters.