Phoenix: A true story about a rise , fall, and redemption by Mel Donna

By Mel Donna

medicinal drugs. intercourse. cash. energy.

This fast-paced precise tale of a tender lady starting to be up via disorder, abuse and forget takes you on a trip via her upward push and fall from energy as an enormous urban Queenpin. Phoenix is the tale of Meldonna, a road clever survivor who walks you thru her story of hustle, heartbreak and therapeutic. Meldonna recounts her stories of abandonment, frustration, fake loves and tough losses. Phoenix is a strong story that attracts no punches on what it really is to be a girl residing the “street lifestyles” and what it takes to beat it and locate redemption.This is her account…this is her tale. Welcome to the lifetime of a Phoenix.

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The Moondust Sonatas: Movement No. 1, A Hunters Moon by Alan Osi

By Alan Osi

A drug that permits you to see God. think the chances… Percival, a tender Brooklyn DJ, awakens from an evening of debauchery with transparent directions on how one can produce moondust. He discovers that this mysterious gray powder offers the final word excessive and provides clients a glimpse of the divine. After months of quietly promoting it to artists, even if, Percival draws lethal realization from a gang of drug purchasers. dealing with threats from both sides, he comes to a decision to move public with its secrets and techniques, even if to take action he needs to probability his either his freedom and his life.

The risk he faces pales compared to that brought on by moondust. In an international that’s a tinderbox of smoldering clash, moondust may be the fit that ignites an international cataclysm.

An edge-of-your-seat mystery, flow number one: A Hunter’s Moon,” the 1st quantity of the The Moondust Sonatas takes readers on a wild journey during the underside of the town, the delivery of a impressive new drug, and an drawing close drug conflict— whereas elevating provocative questions on spirituality and what we’re fairly craving.

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Anarchie in Ruhrstadt: Roman (German Edition) by Jörg Albrecht

By Jörg Albrecht

Eine Zukunftsvision für Arbeit und Leben, wenn aus dem Ruhrgebiet eine einzige Stadt geworden sein wird: Ruhrstadt.

August 2015: NRW-Ministerpräsidentin Hannelore Kraft verkündet den Rückzug aus der Mitte ihres Landes. György Albertz, Schriftsteller und aus dem Exil zurückgekehrt, übernimmt mit einigen Gleichgesinnten das Ruder: Aus dreiundfünfzig Städten wird - auferstanden in Ruinen - eine: Ruhrstadt. Anziehungspunkt für alle Ausgestoßenen und systematisch Entrechteten. Gemeinsam versuchen sie sich an kreativer Erneuerung in den Räumen der Postindustrie. Wo einstmals Kohle gefördert und Stahl gegossen wurde, malochen jetzt clothier, Autoren und Musiker. Ihre Unternehmung ist Kunst. Und dabei treffen sie auf Menschen, für die Kunst vor allem ein Unternehmen ist. Zusammen erwirtschaftet guy erste Devisen für einen ruhrstädtischen Traum.
Im September 2044 suchen sich zwei in Ruhrstadt: Julieta und Rick. Getrennt voneinander taumeln sie durch eine gelebte Freakshow; von Camp Lintfort über Trans city und durch Dschungelburg, immer dem Goldschatz von Unna hinterher! Bis sich vor ihren Augen die Utopie als phantasm entpuppt und die Welle mit ihnen zurückschlägt: it really is capitalism, stupid!
Jörg Albrechts textual content rauscht durch eine Landschaft, die wir heute noch das »Ruhrgebiet" nennen.

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Depeche Mode: (English edition) by Serhiy Zhadan

By Serhiy Zhadan

A poet and novelist whose paintings has been variously in comparison to Rimbaud, Charles Bukowski and Irvine Welsh, Serhiy Zhadan’s first novel Depeche Mode depicts Ukrainian early life in the course of the turbulent Nineties. defined by way of the writer as “a booklet approximately genuine male comradeship,” the unconventional follows the unemployed narrator and his acquaintances, Jewish anti-Semite Dogg Pavlov and Vasia the Communist, on their adventures round Kharkiv and beyond.

Against a history of social disintegration, slowly eroding Soviet mores and swiftly encroaching Western tradition, the 3 comrades drink gratuitous quantities of vodka and embark on a quest to discover their lacking good friend Sasha Carburetor to inform him concerning the suicide of his one-legged stepfather. regardless of containing a few darker topics, Depeche Mode takes an irreverent examine lifestyles; Zhadan isn't afraid to combine philosophical musings and ugly narrative with moments of slapstick comedy.

Serhiy Zhadan is without doubt one of the key voices in modern Ukrainian literature: his poetry and novels have loved recognition at domestic and out of the country. His poetic kind and masterful wordplay have led critics to dub his trademark strategy “verbal jazz”, an outline that displays his certain authorial voice. Zhadan stands as a witness to a time of serious social switch throughout the eyes of Ukraine’s dispossessed adolescence. His paintings explores the alterations he has witnessed as a consultant of the fast post-Soviet new release in Ukraine. by no means one to bow to conference, due to the fact that giving up collage instructing in 2004 Zhadan was once interested in 2006’s Orange Revolution. Writing is only one of his many pursuits, which additionally contain making a song in a band, translating poetry and setting up literary festivals.

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Im grünen Raum von Saint-Leu (German Edition) by Peter Lenzyn

By Peter Lenzyn

used to be kann eine Welle aus Dir machen?

Der scheinbar namenlose Ich-Erzähler, Fotograf für die Pariser Hochglanzpresse, ist als solcher Augenzeuge eines der berüchtigtsten Unfälle des 20. Jahrhunderts geworden. Im Alma-Tunnel hat er die sterbende Prinzessin im Autowrack gesehen. Um der anschließenden Hetze auf die Paparazzi zu entgehen, kehrt er zurück nach l. a. Réunion, jene französische Insel im Indischen Ozean, auf der er einige Jugendjahre verbrachte. Hier hat er damals das Surfen erlernt; die Wellen zu lesen, sich ihnen hinzugeben, sie zu beherrschen. Auf sich selbst zurückgeworfen, taucht der Protagonist ein in seine Vergangenheit, erzählt vom Surfen als Weltanschauung, von Anpassung und der Suche nach einem eigenen Weg, von Voyeurismus und dem Fotografieren als Kunst.

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We Speak Chicagoese by Dennis Foley,Bill Donlon

By Dennis Foley,Bill Donlon

WE communicate CHICAGOESE positive factors brief tales, inventive essays and poems approximately Chicago via a number of the best literary voices to ever roam our streets. And that voice - it kilos, it pulsates, it oozes with urban existence. From Morgan Park to Humboldt Park, from the shorelines of Lake Michigan to the outdated Chicago stadium, from flea markets to barstools, WE converse CHICAGOESE provides the Chicago voice its due after which some.

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Il sole dei morenti (Tascabili e/o) (Italian Edition) by Jean-Claude Izzo,Franca Doriguzzi

By Jean-Claude Izzo,Franca Doriguzzi

Dopo il successo travolgente della trilogia dei noir marsigliesi - Casino totale, Chourmo, Solea - Jean-Claude Izzo, ha scritto questo romanzo altrettanto nero, altrettanto impregnato di quella nostalgia according to una felicità impossibile che è una nota caratteristica della sua scrittura. Il sole dei morenti non è un giallo, come non erano solo dei gialli i suoi romanzi precedenti. È l. a. storia di un uomo sfortunato, un giovane sereno, innamorato della moglie, felice di avere un bambino, un lavoro, una casa. Poi los angeles moglie lo lascia, lui perde il lavoro, los angeles casa, finisce in strada: quello che chiamano un barbone. Ma dietro continua a vivere un uomo. E questo uomo, questo barbone, prova, in un ultimo slancio vitale, a lasciare l. a. Parigi del freddo, dei metrò, dell'alcolismo, della solitudine, according to raggiungere Marsiglia, il sole, il mare l. a. città dove aveva scoperto l'amore. Il sole dei morenti è los angeles storia di un viaggio e di una vita. Un romanzo struggente, di rara umanità.

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La balada de Alcatraz (Spanish Edition) by Alberto Gil Picota Batista

By Alberto Gil Picota Batista

los angeles balada de Alcatraz nos remite a l. a. vida de un marginal que encuentra en el periodo militar panameño el origen, apogeo y caída de su montañismo social. Los años sesenta hasta 1989, serán su campo de guerra. Desfilan por l. a. historia personajes reales y ficticios que conviven en atroz y ditirámbica simbiosis. Oficiales de los angeles Guardia Nacional, presidentes de l. a. República, ministros de Estado, acólitos pseudo-revolucionarios, figuras del arrabal y perdedores de toda laya. l. a. carrera del protagonista, no se detiene ante nada en su rocambolesca biografía. El Cuartel important de Policía, el palacio presidencial, tugurios, casas de campo, mansiones, medios de prensa oficialistas, asonadas castrenses y todo el darwinismo habido y por haber en esa boca de lobo llamada Panamá, conforman el telón de fondo de esta opereta. Alcatraz es el nombre en clave de un cabaret de las afueras de los angeles ciudad que le otorga su sombría claustrofia a esta historia. l. a. catarsis ocurre tras los trágicos hechos de los angeles invasión de Panamá por parte de los Estados Unidos de América. El 20 de diciembre de 1989 resuena como un aldabonazo del siglo XX. Y es que, no solo se trata del genocidio de Panamá, sino de los angeles caída del muro de Berlín, el desplome del Socialismo actual y los angeles matanza en l. a. Plaza de Tiananmén en los angeles China continental. En conjunto se aderezan los tétricos fundamentos del nuevo milenio. Ese fin de siglo parece intuir que l. a. canallocracia imperante únicamente espera su oportunidad para volver a insurgir en el cuerpo nacional de los angeles República asentada en las riberas del Canal de Panamá.

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