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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED one of many TEN most sensible BOOKS OF THE 12 months through VULTURE AND the best BOOKS OF THE yr BY NPR AND THE WALL road magazine • A enormous, uproarious, and exuberant novel in regards to the search—for love, fact, and the that means of lifestyles With The Internet.

“More notable than all yet a number of novels released up to now this decade . . . a wheeling meditation at the stressed lifestyles, on privateness, on what being human within the age of binary code may suggest . . . [Joshua] Cohen, all of thirty-four, emerges as an important American writer.”—The ny Times

The enigmatic billionaire founding father of Tetration, the world’s strongest tech corporation, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The magnate, often called imperative, brings Josh at the back of the electronic veil, tracing the increase of Tetration, which begun within the earliest days of the web by means of revolutionizing the quest engine sooner than venturing into smartphones, desktops, and the surveillance of usa citizens. crucial takes Josh on a mind-bending global travel from Palo Alto to Dubai and past, starting up him into the key pretext of the autobiography venture and the life-or-death stakes that encompass its publication.

Insider tech exposé, leaked memoir-in-progress, foreign mystery, family members drama, intercourse comedy, and biblical allegory, Book of Numbers renders the entire variety of contemporary adventure either on-line and rancid. Embodying the web in its language, it reveals the humanity underlying the virtual.

that includes essentially the most unforgettable characters in modern fiction, Book of Numbers is an epic of the electronic age, a triumph of a brand new iteration of writers, and a kind of infrequent books that renew the assumption of what a singular can do.

Please word that Book of Numbers makes use of a distinct pagination procedure encouraged by means of binary notation: the half quantity precedes the web page quantity, and is separated from it via a decimal point.

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“Remarkable . . . spectacular . . . Cohen’s literary presents . . . recommend that whatever is feasible, that anything nonetheless will be performed to defend no matter what it really is that makes us human.”—Francine Prose, The big apple evaluate of Books

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“Joshua Cohen is the good American Novelist. . . . Like Pynchon and Wallace, Cohen can write with tireless virtuosity approximately completely everything.”—Adam Kirsch, Tablet

“A digital-age Ulysses.”The ny instances booklet Review

“The subsequent candidate for the nice American Novel . . . David Foster Wallace–level audacious.”Details

“A outstanding book.”The Boston Globe

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Download E-books The Palliser Chronicles Collection (Six novels in one volume!) PDF

Observe: This version has a associated "Table of Contents" and has been superbly formatted (searchable and interlinked) to paintings in your Amazon book reader, Amazon laptop Reader, your iPad/iPhone publication reader and the other equipment that consists of the Amazon app.

The "Palliser Chronicles assortment" is a chain of six novels through English writer Anthony Trollope. In 1974 the BBC tailored the Palliser novels as a twenty-six half serial "The Pallisers."

The beautifully-written epic saga matters the rich aristocrat and flesh presser Plantagenet Palliser and his spouse woman Glencora. The plots contain love, homicide, ambition, and English politics in various levels, in particular in and round Parliament.

Included during this volume:

Book One: are you able to Forgive Her? - Alice Vavasor can't make a decision even if to marry her formidable yet violent cousin George or the upright and gentlemanly John gray - and unearths herself accepting and rejecting each one of them in flip. more and more pressured approximately her personal emotions and not able to forgive herself for such vacillation, her scenario is contrasted with that of her pal girl Glencora - compelled to marry the emerging baby-kisser Plantagenet Palliser with a purpose to hinder the valueless Burgo Fitzgerald from losing her giant fortune...

Book : Phineas Finn - suffering to make his mark between gents and to discover a certainly wealthy and good hooked up spouse, Phineas is an enticing, formidable and adaptable younger Irishman. In a time of radical political agitation, his tale unearths either the splendour and absurdity of parliamentary lawsuits, the sloganeering, jockeying for place and inevitable compromises of the celebration system.

Book 3: The Eustace Diamonds - Following the dying of her husband Sir Florian, appealing Lizzie Eustace mysteriously comes into ownership of a highly pricey diamond necklace. She continues it was once a present from her husband, however the Eustace legal professionals insist she provide it up, and whereas her cousin Frank takes her part, her new lover Lord Fawn states that he'll purely marry her if the necklace is surrendered...

Book 4: Phineas Redux - within the fourth of the 'Palliser' tales, Trollope follows Phineas Finn's go back to the harmful international of Westminster politics. while his political rival is murdered, Phineas is thrown below suspicion and at last reveals himself status trial on the outdated Bailey. the placement is advanced through the presence of 2 ladies in his existence: his past love woman Laura, whose estranged husband is set to ruin Phineas's recognition, and the rich and enimgatic widow, Madame Max….

Book 5: The top Minister - Plantaganet Palliser, major Minister of britain - a guy of strength and status, with the entire breeding and inherited wealth that is going with it - is appalled on the inexorable upward push of Ferdinand Lopez. An unique impostor, likely from nowhere, Lopez has society at his toes, whereas well-connected women vie with one another to exert effect on his behalf - even Palliser’s personal spouse, woman Glencora. but if the interloper makes a socially beneficial marriage, Palliser needs to come to a decision even if to face via his wife’s aid for Lopez in a by-election or depart him to stand publicity as a fortune-hunting adventurer. a unique of social, sexual and family politics...

Book Six: The Duke's young children - Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and previous top Minister of britain, is widowed and wracked via grief. suffering to evolve to lifestyles with out his loved woman Glencora, he works tough to lead and aid his 3 grownup young children. Palliser quickly discovers, in spite of the fact that, that his personal plans for them are very diverse from their wishes. despatched down from collage in shame, his sons quick start to run up playing money owed. His merely daughter, in the meantime, longs passionately to marry the negative son of a county squire opposed to her father’s will….

These are terrific, well-written exciting and full of life novels!

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Download E-books The Tempest (Folger Shakespeare Library) PDF

By William Shakespeare

Placing romance onstage, The Tempest supplies us a magician, Prospero, a former duke of Milan who was once displaced through his treacherous brother, Antonio. Prospero is exiled on an island, the place his simply partners are his daughter, Miranda, the spirit Ariel, and the monster Caliban. while his enemies are between these stuck in a hurricane close to the island, Prospero turns his strength upon them via Ariel and different spirits.

The characters exceed the jobs of villains and heroes. Prospero turns out heroic, but he enslaves Caliban and has an urge for food for revenge. Caliban appears to be like a monster for attacking Miranda, yet looks heroic in resisting Prospero, evoking the interval of colonialism in which the play was once written. Miranda’s engagement to Ferdinand, the Prince of Naples and a member of the shipwrecked social gathering, is helping unravel the drama.

The authoritative version of The Tempest from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and wide-spread Shakespeare sequence for college kids and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in accordance with the easiest early published model of the play

-Full explanatory notes comfortably put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s recognized strains and phrases

-An creation to analyzing Shakespeare’s language

-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil delivering a contemporary viewpoint at the play

-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s colossal holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated advisor to extra reading

Essay via Barbara A. Mowat

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest selection of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from world wide. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger bargains an entire calendar of performances and courses. for additional information, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Download E-books Japanese Plays: Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works (Tuttle Classics) PDF

By A.L. Sadler

Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works

Nothing displays the wonderful thing about lifestyles up to jap theater. it's right here that fact is held suspended and vacancy can fill the brain via phrases, track, dance, and mysticism. A.L. Sadler interprets the mysteries of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki in his groundbreaking e-book, Japanese Plays. A seminal vintage in its time, it offers a pass portion of eastern theater that offers the reader a sampler of its attractiveness and power.

  • The strength of Noh is in its skill to create an iconic international that represents the attributes that the japanese carry in maximum esteem: kin, patriotism, and honor.
  • Kyogen performs offer comedian aid from time to time played among the intense and stoic Noh performs. equally, Sadler's translated Kyogen items are layered among the Noh and the Kabuki plays.
  • The Kabuki performs have been the theater of the typical humans of Japan. The process time has given them the patina of folks paintings making them worthy cultural relics of Japan. Sadler chosen those items for translation due to their lighter material and comparatively upbeat endings—ideal for a western readership. extra linear of their telling and pedestrian within the classes realized those performs express the problems of being in love while a society is bent on conformity and paternal rule.

The final result present in Japanese Plays is an excellent collection of vintage jap dramatic literature guaranteed to enlighten and enjoyment.

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Download E-books Histoire de Claude Simon: Les Fiches de lecture d'Universalis (French Edition) PDF

Bienvenue dans l. a. assortment Les Fiches de lecture d’Universalis

Couronné par le prix Médicis, Histoire constitue un tournant dans l’œuvre de Claude Simon (1913-2005) : appartenant au cycle « familial » ouvert par L’Herbe, le roman annonce par sa development La Bataille de Pharsale et par sa thématique familiale et mémorielle les œuvres de los angeles maturité (L’Acacia, notamment).

Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Histoire de Claude Simon

Chaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de los angeles littérature ou de los angeles pensée. Cette présentation est couplée avec un article de synthèse sur l’auteur de l’œuvre.

A propos de l’Encyclopaedia Universalis :

Reconnue mondialement pour los angeles qualité et l. a. fiabilité incomparable de ses guides, Encyclopaedia Universalis met los angeles connaissance à los angeles portée de tous. Écrite par plus de 7 2 hundred auteurs spécialistes et riche de près de 30 000 médias (vidéos, photographs, cartes, dessins…), l’Encyclopaedia Universalis est los angeles plus fiable assortment de référence disponible en français. Elle aborde tous les domaines du savoir.

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Download E-books Cuba Straits (A Doc Ford Novel) PDF

A striking installment within the document Ford sequence from New York Times–bestselling writer Randy Wayne White.
 
document Ford’s outdated buddy normal Juan Rivera has long past into the enterprise of high-profile collectibles, but if he manages to procure a suite of letters written via Fidel Castro among 1960 and 1962 to a mystery female friend, it’s no longer a question of cash anymore. Rivera has stumbled manner out of his intensity. these letters include a mystery that somebody can't let to be made public. much occurred among Cuba and the U.S. in these years. Many males died. a couple of extra will infrequently be spotted.

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Download E-books Henry VI: Parts I, II, and III (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By William Shakespeare

“The gaudy, blabbing and remorseful day
Is crept into the bosom of the sea.”
—Henry VI
 
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply a clean new version of the three-part vintage historical past that revolves round the epic, dynastic Wars of the Roses.
 
THIS quantity additionally contains greater than 100 PAGES OF particular FEATURES:
 
• an unique creation to Henry VI
• incisive scene-by-scene synopses and analyses with very important proof concerning the work
• remark on earlier and present productions in accordance with interviews with prime administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an summary of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays
 
excellent for college students, theater execs, and common readers, those smooth and available versions from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new common in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Download E-books Othello PDF

By William Shakespeare

In Othello, Shakespeare creates strong drama from a wedding among the unique Moor Othello and the Venetian woman Desdemona that starts off with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and loss of life. Shakespeare builds many modifications into his hero and heroine, together with race, age, and cultural historical past. but so much readers and audiences think the couple’s robust love may conquer those changes have been it no longer for Iago, who units out to smash Othello. Iago’s fake insinuations approximately Desdemona’s infidelity draw Othello into his schemes, and Desdemona is subjected to Othello’s scary verbal and actual assaults.

The authoritative version of Othello from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and favourite Shakespeare sequence for college students and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in keeping with the easiest early revealed model of the play

-Full explanatory notes comfortably put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s recognized traces and phrases

-An advent to interpreting Shakespeare’s language

-An essay through a number one Shakespeare student offering a contemporary standpoint at the play

-Fresh photos from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s titanic holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated consultant to extra reading

Essay by means of Susan Snyder

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest selection of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from around the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger deals a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at Folger.edu.

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Download E-books Enda Walsh Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays) PDF

By Enda Walsh

The 1st 8 staggering performs by means of Enda Walsh.

Bursting onto the theatre scene in 1996 with Disco Pigs, Enda Walsh has added a sustained fusillade of strikingly unique performs ever on account that. This quantity, with a Foreword through the writer, contains:

The Ginger Ale Boy (Walsh's first play, formerly unpublished)
Disco Pigsmisterman
bedbound The Small Things
Chatroom

Also incorporated are formerly unpublished brief performs, How those determined males speak (2004) and Lynndie's Gotta Gun (2005).

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