Subscribe and enjoy more than 1 million books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced 7236434c7af12f85357591f712aa5cce47c3d377e8addfc98f989c55a4ef4ca5
Metaphorosis July 2018 - cover

Metaphorosis July 2018

Metaphorosis Magazine

Publisher: Metaphorosis Magazine

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. 
All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins. 
Table of Contents

	Time's Arrow - C. Heidmann
	The Forest of New People - Thom Connors
	The Dream Diary of Monk Anchin - Felicity Drake
	It Feels Like Déjà Vu - Phong Quan


 
Cover art by Carol Wellart.

Other books that might interest you

  • Freddie Mercury: An Intimate Biography - cover

    Freddie Mercury: An Intimate...

    David Bret

    • 1
    • 18
    • 0
    For over twenty years, Freddie Mercury reigned supreme as the frontman and leading light of one of the biggest, most exciting and best-selling bands in British musical history. From their debut in 1973 to the release of their final studio album in 1991, the year of Freddie's death, Queen charted forty-one Top 40 singles, including three Number Ones. Throughout this hugely successful time there was Freddie Mercury: extrovert, flamboyant, wowing each successive audience with his superb vocals and his unique showmanship. Based on exclusive interviews with his close friends, fellow musicians and lovers, best-selling author David Bret traces the spectacular life of this rock icon, from his obscure youth in a remote part of India to his final, courageous battle against AIDS~the terrible disease that robbed the world of one of its greatest stars.
    Show book
  • Heart Berries - A Memoir - cover

    Heart Berries - A Memoir

    Terese Marie Mailhot

    • 3
    • 26
    • 0
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
    Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for March/April 2018
    
    A New York Times Editor's Choice
    Finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Nonfiction
    A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection
    
    "A sledgehammer. . . . Her experiments with structure and language . . . are in the service of trying to find new ways to think about the past, trauma, repetition and reconciliation, which might be a way of saying a new model for the memoir." —Parul Sehgal, The New York Times
    
    "Heart Berries by Terese Mailhot is an astounding memoir in essays. Here is a wound. Here is need, naked and unapologetic. Here is a mountain woman, towering in words great and small... What Mailhot has accomplished in this exquisite book is brilliance both raw and refined." —Roxane Gay, author of Hunger
    
    
    Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Band in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder and bipolar II disorder; Terese Marie Mailhot is given a notebook and begins to write her way out of trauma. The triumphant result is Heart Berries, a memorial for Mailhot's mother, a social worker and activist who had a thing for prisoners; a story of reconciliation with her father—an abusive drunk and a brilliant artist—who was murdered under mysterious circumstances; and an elegy on how difficult it is to love someone while dragging the long shadows of shame.Mailhot trusts the reader to understand that memory isn't exact, but melded to imagination, pain, and what we can bring ourselves to accept. Her unique and at times unsettling voice graphically illustrates her mental state. As she writes, she discovers her own true voice, seizes control of her story, and, in so doing, reestablishes her connection to her family, to her people, and to her place in the world.
    
    "I am quietly reveling in the profundity of Mailhot’s deliberate transgression in Heart Berries and its perfect results. I love her suspicion of words. I have always been terrified and in awe of the power of words – but Mailhot does not let them silence her in Heart Berries. She finds the purest way to say what she needs to say... [T]he writing is so good it’s hard not to temporarily be distracted from the content or narrative by its brilliance...Perhaps, because this author so generously allows us to be her witness, we are somehow able to see ourselves more clearly and become better witnesses to ourselves." —Emma Watson, Official March/April selection for Our Shared Shelf
    
    Named One of the Most Anticipated Books of 2018 by:
    Goodreads
    Esquire
    Entertainment Weekly
    ELLE
    Cosmopolitan
    Huffington Post
    B*tch
    NYLON
    Buzzfeed
    Bustle
    The Rumpus
    The New York Public Library
    Show book
  • The Book of Marvels - A Compendium of Everyday Things - cover

    The Book of Marvels - A...

    Lorna Crozier

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In The Book of Marvels, award-winning poet Lorna Crozier offers a delightful series of prose meditations on household objects: everything from doorknobs, washing machines, rakes, and zippers to the kitchen sink. Operating as a kind of a literary detective, Crozier brings her rapt attention to the everyday things she explores, uncovering the mystery that lies at their essence. She offers tantalizing glimpses of the household's inhabitants, too, probing hearts, brains, noses, and navels. Longing, exuberance, and grief colour her reflections on the familiar and the concrete, causing them at times to resemble folktales or parables.Each of the vignettes in The Book of Marvels stands alone, but the connections are intricate; as in life, each object gains meaning from its juxtaposition with others. Crozier approaches her investigations with a childlike curiosity, an adult bemusement, and an unfailing sense of metaphor and mischief. With both charm and mordant wit, she animates the panoply of wonders to be found everywhere around and in us.
    Show book
  • A Stolen Life - Searching for Richard Pierpoint - cover

    A Stolen Life - Searching for...

    David Meyler, Peter Meyler

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    Richard Pierpoint or Captain Dick, as he was commonly known, emerges from the shadows of history in A Stolen Life: Searching for Richard Pierpoint. An African warrior who was captured at about age 16, Pierpoint lived his remaining years in exile. From his birth in Bundu (now part of Senegal) around 1744 until his death in rural Ontario in 1837, Pierpoint's life allows us to glimpse the activity of an African involved in some of the world's great events. 
    "We are indebted to the authors for breathing life into this man, who though taken from his home early in his life still was able to make a significant contribution to the early history of Upper Canada. He fought, farmed and became a griot to the Black community. We thank you for a wonderful story of this often forgotten segment of Canadian history." 
    — Wilma Morrison, Norval Johnson Heritage Library, Niagara Falls 
    "Everybody knows about the Underground Railroad and the great many Black souls who emigrated to Canada via this route, but very few people know the brave Black men and women who put their lives on the line in defence of this country." 
    - Ivor Christopher, Re-enactor, Runchey's Company of Coloured Men  
    "A well-researched and highly readable chronicle of Richard Pierpoint's life in Africa and North America -- as a slave, a soldier, and as a pioneer in Upper Canada's wilderness. ... a vitally important contribution to Canadian Black history." 
    - Linda Brown-Kubisch, Author, Missouri
    Show book
  • The Charles Dickens Miscellany - cover

    The Charles Dickens Miscellany

    Jeremy Clarke

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Charles Dickens’ life was staggeringly busy and various. This new miscellany will give readers a chance to get to know the man and his work through his work and its major themes. With carefully chosen quotations from the novels but also from his sketches and journalism, discover what Dickens had to say about the big issues like Crime, The Family, Education and Money. Meet here, too, those wonderful characters that have been handed down to us like the real figures of history – Mr Micawber, Fagin, Miss Havisham, David Copperfield and many more. What is it that made Dickens special? Concentrated in these pages is a selection of all the mad humour, passionate indignation, moral conviction, plain good sense and sheer unstoppable energy that made up one of the very greatest of English writers.
    Show book
  • The English Renaissance of Art - cover

    The English Renaissance of Art

    Oscar Wilde

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Oscar Wilde was a prominent Irish playwright and novelist in the late 19th century.  With classics such as The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wilde remains one of the most widely read authors today.  This edition of The English Renaissance of Art includes a table of contents.
    Show book