Dime. Treinta cuentos (Contemporánea)

Dime. Treinta cuentos es una selección de relatos tomados de las tres colecciones de cuentos que l. a. autora ha escrito durante los veinticinco años de su carrera literaria. A través de estas historias, muchas de las cuales fueron publicadas por primera vez en los angeles prestigiosa the recent Yorker, l. a. autora nos introduce en su astuto mundo de personajes anónimos y comunes que a veces son intrigantes, conspiradores, fugitivos, and so forth. pero que nunca nos dejan indiferentes.

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The Progress of Love

By Alice Munro

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

Alice Munro, who obtained the nationwide publication Critics Circle Award for her most up-to-date choice of tales, The Love of a great Woman, is generally said as a latest grasp of the fast tale. during this prior assortment, she demonstrates all of these strengths that experience received her such a lot of literary accolades.

A divorced lady returns to her adolescence domestic the place she confronts the reminiscence of her mom and dad' confounding but deep bond. The unintentional near-drowning of a kid exposes the fragility of the belief among young children and fogeys. a tender guy, remembering a terrifying youth incident, wrestles with the accountability he has constantly felt for his more youthful brother. In those and different tales Alice Munro proves once more a delicate and compassionate chronicler of our instances. Drawing us into the main intimate corners of normal lives, she unearths a lot approximately ourselves, our offerings, and our reports of affection.

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I Talked with a Zombie: Interviews With 23 Veterans of Horror and Sci-Fi Films and Television

By Tom Weaver

"I talked with a zombie"-it DOES look like a wierd factor to assert! yet for over 25 years, Tom Weaver has been chatting up zombies and lots of different classic motion picture monsters, in addition to the screenwriters, manufacturers, administrators and actors chargeable for bringing them to lifestyles. during this latest compilation of interviews, 23 extra veterans percentage their stories-strange, scary or even a bit funny-this time with an elevated emphasis on style television sequence courtesy of the celebs of The Time Tunnel; Rocky Jones, house Ranger; Tom Corbett, house Cadet; Planet of the Apes; and The Wild Wild West.

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Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook)

By Jorge Luis Borges, Donald A. Yates

The vintage via Latin America's most interesting author of the 20th century―a real literary sensation―with an advent by means of cyber-author William Gibson.

The groundbreaking trans-genre paintings of Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) has been insinuating itself into the constitution, stance, and intensely breath of global literature for good over part a century. Multi-layered, self-referential, elusive, and allusive writing is now often categorised Borgesian. Umberto Eco's foreign bestseller, The identify of the Rose, is, on one point, an intricate improvisation on Borges' fiction "The Library," which American readers first encountered within the unique 1962 New instructions booklet of Labyrinths.

This re-creation of Labyrinths, the vintage consultant number of Borges' writing edited through Donald A. Yates and James E. Irby (in translations by way of themselves and others), contains the textual content of the unique version (as augmented in 1964) in addition to Irby's biographical and significant essay, a poignant tribute by way of André Maurois, and a chronology of the author's lifestyles. Borges fanatic William Gibson has contributed a brand new creation bringing Borges' impact and significance into the twenty-first century.

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See Through: Stories

By Nelly Reifler

Through turns electrifying and haunting, the tales in Nelly Reifler's debut assortment, now on hand in paperback, think an international the place the emotional good judgment of desires and early life fantasies principles our activities.

within the name tale, an informed younger lady sits in the back of the glass of a conversation sales space in a peep express and turns into a special lady for every guy who visits. "The Splinter" posits a thorn in a bit girl's scalp because the actual locus for a father's wrenching grief and helplessness following his wife's desertion. In "Teeny," a clumsy, pubescent lady cannot carry herself to accomplish the easy job of feeding the touring friends' cats. In "Baby," an youngster asks his mom existential questions which are most unlikely to respond to.

Exploring her characters' psyches with the precision of an anthropologist, Reifler illuminates actual urges, crippling fears, stark isolation, and overwhelming, frequently transgressive wishes. via all of it, the writer plumbs the deep chasm among expectation and fact with boundless wish, heat, and knowledge.

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Stars and Gods

By Larry Niven

Larry Niven is the New York Times bestselling writer of such vintage technological know-how fiction novels as Ringworld and Destiny's highway. one in all his earlier collections, N-Space, was once lauded by means of the Houston Post as "Outstanding . . . hours of entertainment," whereas Publishers Weekly known as it "A needs to for technology fiction fans." A follow-up quantity, Playgrounds of the Mind, used to be praised by way of Kirkus Reviews as "Grand Entertainment."
 
Niven returns with the sequel to his most recent collection, Scatterbrain, which gathers an both attractive collection of Niven's most up-to-date paintings, multi functional appealing quantity. listed here are selection excerpts from his latest novels, together with Ringworld's Child, in addition to brief tales, non-fiction, interviews, editorials, collaborations, and correspondence. Stars and Gods roams all over the place a wide selection of interesting themes, from area stations to standard etiquette.
Give your self a deal with, and be at liberty to choose the mind of 1 of modern science fiction's so much attention-grabbing thinkers.

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A Medicine for Melancholy and Other Stories

By Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is a painter who makes use of phrases instead of brushes--for he created lasting visible photographs that, as soon as saw, are very unlikely to disregard. Sinister mushrooms starting to be in a dank cellar. A family's first glimpse at Martians. an excellent white vanilla ice-cream summer season swimsuit that adjustments all people who wears it. a superb artist drawing within the sand at the seashore. A clunky contraption made from family implements to assist a few childrens play a online game known as Invasion. the main awesome Christmas exhibit a bit boy ever observed. All these pictures and lots of extra are inside of this e-book, a brand new alternate version of thirty-one of Bradbury's so much arresting tales--timeless brief fiction that levels from the farthest reaches of house to the innermost stirrings of the guts. Ray Bradbury is understood all over the world as one of many century's nice males of mind's eye. listed here are thirty-one purposes why.Ray Bradbury is a painter who makes use of phrases instead of brushes--for he created lasting visible photos that, as soon as saw, are very unlikely to put out of your mind. Sinister mushrooms turning out to be in a dank cellar. A familys first glimpse at Martians. an excellent white vanilla ice-cream summer time swimsuit that adjustments every person who wears it. an excellent artist drawing within the sand at the seashore. A clunky contraption produced from loved ones implements to assist a few young ones play a online game known as Invasion. the main very good Christmas show a bit boy ever observed. All these pictures and plenty of extra are inside of this booklet, a brand new alternate version of thirty-one of Bradburys such a lot arresting tales--timeless brief fiction that levels from the farthest reaches of house to the innermost stirrings of the center. Ray Bradbury is understood all over the world as one of many centurys nice males of mind's eye. listed below are thirty-one purposes why.

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Hot Water Music

By Charles Bukowski

Hot Water Music is a set of brief tales via Charles Bukowski, released in 1983. the gathering bargains mostly with: ingesting, girls, playing, and writing. it's an incredible assortment that establishes Bukowski's minimalist type and his thematic oeuvre.

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