By Semplici Andrea,Orlando Gabriele
By Semplici Andrea,Orlando Gabriele
By Dustin M. Hoffman
Rare voices in fiction, the lives of the operating classification devour this assortment. Winner of the Prairie Schooner publication Prize in Fiction, One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist brings to lifestyles the narratives of midwestern blue-collar staff. In those 16 tales, writer Dustin M. Hoffman invitations readers to peek behind the scenes of the invisible-but-ever-present “working stiff” as he finds their lives in complete complexity, supplying their gruff voices—so usually ignored—without censorship.
The characters on the center of those tales paintings with their fingers. They try to flee invisibility. They hunt the ghost of popularity. they're painters, drywall finishers, carpenters, roofers, oil refinery inspectors, and hardscapers, all aching to outlive the workday. they're air strength firemen, snake salesmen, can pickers, ice-cream truck drivers, and Jamaican journey courses, seething forth from behind the curtain. they're the underemployed employees, the homeless, the retired, the fired, the kids born to wreck their backs. One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist initiates readers into the key nightmares and staggering good looks and complexity of a sweat-stained, blue-collar world.
By Gabriel Tallent
‘The year’s needs to learn novel’ The Times
‘You imagine you’re invincible. you're thinking that you won’t ever omit. we have to placed the phobia on you. you must give up your self to demise sooner than you ever start, and settle for your lifestyles as a country of grace, after which and purely then will you be stable enough.’
At 14, Turtle Alveston understands using each gun on her wall;
That chaos is coming and in simple terms the powerful will live on it;
That her daddy loves her greater than anything during this world.
And he’ll do no matter what it takes to maintain her with him.
She doesn’t comprehend why she feels so assorted from the opposite ladies at school;
Why the road among love and soreness will be so demanding to see;
Why creating a buddy could be the bravest and such a lot terrifying factor she has ever done
And what her daddy will do whilst he unearths out …
Sometimes energy isn't the comparable as courage.
Sometimes leaving isn't the basically solution to escape.
Sometimes surviving isn't really enough.
By Erin Flanagan
By Jota Cardona
By Darrell Kastin
By Giovanni Falcone,Marcelle Padovani
Un libro che ha segnato un’epoca. Le parole, indimenticabili, con cui Giovanni Falcone ha messo a nudo il sistema della criminalità organizzata, illustrandone i meccanismi e le articolazioni di potere, il perverso sistema di valori, le modalità di reclutamento dei nuovi affiliati, le attività illecite, i canali di accumulazione e di riciclaggio del denaro, le strategie di intimidazione e i rapporti con los angeles politica. Una vibrante dichiarazione di impegno, consegnata alla giornalista Marcelle Padovani nel corso delle interviste che intaccarono in step with los angeles prima volta il muro di omertà che proteggeva i boss di Cosa Nostra. Un preciso programma di azione che ancora oggi costituisce un modello imprescindibile consistent with l. a. lotta alla mafia.
By Janelle Milanes
Victoria Cruz inhabits worlds: in a single, she is a rock big name, thrashing the degree along with her husky voice and purple-streaked hair. within the different, presently serving as her truth, Victoria is a shy youngster with overprotective Cuban mom and dad, who sleepwalks via her lifestyles on the prestigious Evanston Academy. not able to beat the entire paralyzing-stage-fright factor, Victoria settles for residing inside of her fantasies, the place not anything can get it wrong and every thing is decided to her expertly crafted song playlists.
But after an opportunity stumble upon with an unattainably wonderful boy named Strand, whose band seeks a lead singer, Victoria is tempted to show her fevered daydreams into truth. to do this, she needs to confront her insecurities and separate from from the treadmill that's her existence. without notice, Victoria is confronted with the alternative of staying at the course she’s consistently recognized and straying off-course to discover love, experience, and danger.
From debut writer Janelle Milanes comes a hilarious and heartfelt story of the incredible issues which may occur in the event you move after what you actually want.
By Howard "Scooter" Alford
By James A. Ardaiz