Painted Horses was a national bestseller, an Amazon 100 Best Books of the year, #1 Indie Next Great Read, an Indies Introduce selection, a Barnes & Noble Discover Selection, and an Amazon Debut Spotlight
If Painted Horses was Malcolm's homage to Harrison and Ondaatje, Cloudmaker recalls the spirit of Mark Twain. This is for readers of Jonathan Evison, Brady Udall, and Jonathan Miles.
We are coming off a strong sales track for Painted Horses, and Malcolm charmed the booksellers and librarians. There is a lot of goodwill for him.
Brooks tells a story of a forgotten era, a time of tinkerers and invention, of Amelia Earhart (whose final flight gives the book its arc) and “Lindy Fever,” and Brooks’ budding inventor and his liberated female cousin are tremendously appealing. It’s also about the moment when evangelical Christianity entered the modern, mass media era, with the newly invented megachurch and sermons broadcast over airwaves. The twin drives of progress/liberation and a sense of hastening our downfall give the book its heft.
Cloudmaker has the feel, like Virgil Wander, of a more innocent time. It's great escapist fare arriving at a time when readers are hungry for it.
The plane that Huck endeavors to build is based on the Pietenpol Air Camper, one of the build-at-home models that showed aspiring aviators how to adapt a car engine for flight.
Brooks’ essays, articles, and short fiction have appeared in a variety of publications, including Gray’s Sporting Journal, Outside, Sports Afield, and Montana Quarterly, among others.
There are many tales of the Frozen City, and not all of them tell of battles between rival wizards. Often, the greatest adventures are those that pit a wizard and his trusty warband against the myriad perils found amidst the ruins of Felstad.
This new supplement for Frostgrave presents rules for playing solo and cooperative games in which the focus shifts from the feuds of wizards to exploring the city, unlocking its mysteries… and surviving what is discovered. With guidelines for scaling game difficulty, dungeon crawls, monster generation, and more, as well as ten scenarios demonstrating these options, this volume offers players everything they need to venture alone – or with allies – into Frostgrave.
Why should wizards fight amongst themselves? There is plenty of treasure for all and the Frozen City is enemy enough!
En 1793, la escritora de la primera reivindicación de los derechos de la mujer, Olympe de Gouges, fue guillotinada en la actual Place de la Concorde de París. En plena Revolución francesa, de Gouges se convierte en una de las intelectuales más osadas de su tiempo: empuñaba su pluma para escribir tratados, diatribas, ensayos epistolares e incluso teatro abolicionista, enfrentando los incesantes sabotajes de sus pares políticos y literarios.
Estos escritos, que ella misma imprimía en formato de libros, afiches y panfletos, revistieron los muros de la ciudad. De Gouges pasó a la historia como una de las figuras más importantes de las primeras corrientes feministas, hasta ahora leída únicamente a través de biografías. Escritos disidentes coloca en circulación, por primera vez en nuestra lengua, una selección de su dramaturgia y ensayos políticos prologados por Lina Meruane. Ambas autoras conforman una escena letrada ficticia donde irrumpen con la potencia de su imaginación política y dialogan en las lindes de sus propias épocas.
Contains a Preface and three interrelated essays that expand on the concepts he laid out in Beyond Good and Evil. The essays are: First Treatise: “Good and Evil”, “Good and Bad”; Second Treatise: “Guilt”, “Bad Conscienc”, and “Related Matters”; “Third Treatise”: “What do ascetic ideals mean?”.
President Trump has released a transcript of his July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
The call is the source of a controversy over whether Trump asked the newly elected president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden.
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