God Lives in St. Petersburg and Other Stories

Author: Tom Bissell

Language: English

Summary: Here are six fictional stories about Americans colliding with a remote and often perilous part of the world:

Two journalists, stranded in wartime Afghanistan, are taken in by a warlord who becomes the arbiter of their fates.
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Sogni, Segni e Sintomi. Racconti dalla Cina

Author: Lucio Cascavilla Language: Italiano Summary: In questi dodici racconti la voce narrante accompagna pazientemente il lettore per quelle strade faticose, tortuose e a volte così estranee a noi occidentali, registra puntualmente ogni dettaglio e ogni particolare cogliendovi sfumature che ad altri potrebbero essere sfuggite. Veniamo a conoscere antiche tradizioni e atavici riti, anche quelli forse più discutibili imposti dal Partito, di quello che un … Continue reading Sogni, Segni e Sintomi. Racconti dalla Cina

Voci in fuga. Scritture italiane nel mondo

Author: Mauro Ruggiero (Curatore) Language: Italian Summary: Dieci racconti di scrittrici e scrittori italiani che vivono all’estero hanno dato vita a “Voci in fuga”. “Scritture italiane nel mondo”, il progetto letterario che vuole portare all’attenzione del pubblico la realtà degli autori italiani che vivono fuori dai confini nazionali. Un fenomeno interessante sia dal punto di vista letterario, sia da quello sociologico. Una vera e propria … Continue reading Voci in fuga. Scritture italiane nel mondo

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The Penguin book of migration literature: departures, arrivals, generations, returns

Author:  Dohra Ahmad, editor; Edwidge Danticat, writer of foreword

Language: English

Summary: [Ahmad’s] “introduction is fiery and charismatic… This book encompasses the diversity of experience, with beautiful variations and stories that bicker back and forth.” –Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

The first global anthology of migration literature featuring works by Mohsin Hamid, Zadie Smith, Marjane Satrapi, Salman Rushdie, and Warsan Shire, with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat, author of Everything Inside
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Death in the Woods and Other Stories

Author: Sherwood Anderson

Language: English

Summary: The title story in this collection, ‘Death in the Woods’, first published in 1933, is widely regarded as a masterpiece. The narrator looks back at an incident in his childhood where an old woman dies in the cold – in life she was destined to feed those around her, after her death, he feeds from her too.

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Eating and reading: stories and recipes inspired by the world’s great books

    Cara Nicoletti is a butcher, a pastry chef and a talented writer. She serves up stories and recipes inspired by beloved books and the food that gives their characters depth and personality. An amazing supper/book club journey that will make you a Voracious reader.   Continue reading Eating and reading: stories and recipes inspired by the world’s great books