Informationen zum Autor. PJ Harvey has released eight critically acclaimed albums, been nominated for six Grammy Awards, and is the only artist to have been awarded the UK's prestigious Mercury Prize twice (for her albums "Stories from the City, Stories From The Sea" and [...]
'Breaking Bad' meets 'City of God' in this gripping account of an ordinary man who became Brazil's most wanted criminal. His name was Antonio, but they would call him Nem. From the infamous favela of Rocinha in Rio, he was a hardworking young father forced to make a [...]
Klappentext. When forensic anthropologist Dr Tempe Brennan is approached by amateur detective Hazel 'Lucky' Strike, she finds herself involved in a cold case more complex and horrifying than she could have imagined. World-class forensic anthropologist and internationally [...]
Organized by ailment, this guide to the transformative and healing power of a good read includes curative book recommendations for those suffering from a range of ills including agoraphobia, boredom, cowardice, or just being nervous about planning a dinner party.
In 2015, the world celebrates 50 years of films by Woody Allen. Since he first vented his neuroses in 1965, Woody Allen has enjoyed a career unlike any other writer or director in Hollywood. The impact of his comedy and his psychoanalysis of the modern world have been [...]
John Mayall is an icon in the world of blues music and the Godfather of British blues. A pioneering musician, blues promoter and talent scout for over 50 years, his uncanny knack of picking young, talented musicians and then nurturing them in his bands is the stuff of [...]
Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded the City Lights publishing house sixty years ago in 1955, launching the press with his now legendary Pocket Poets Series. First in the series was Pictures of the Gone World - and within a year, he had brought out two more volumes, translations [...]
He'd been a promising piano prodigy, once. Now he was just an addict, scraping to get by, letting his hunger for drugs consume him. But a man's life can always get worse - as Ray Stone discovers when he wakes up beside a beautiful nightclub singer only to find her dead... [...]
In his first book, front man of Slipknot and Stone Sour, Corey Taylor took on the Seven Deadly Sins, pulling them apart to reveal all that is irrelevant and wrong about the vices in the modern world through his own uniquely hilarious yet ferocious style. But in Corey's eyes [...]
When teenage daughter Clara gets attacked on the way home from a party, she and her brother Rowan finally discover why they can't sleep, can't eat a Thai salad without fear of asphyxiation and can't go outside unless they're smothered in Factor 50.
What's the worst thing your best friend could do to you? Admittedly, it wasn't murder. A moment's carelessness, a tragic accident - and two children are dead. Yours. Living in a small island community, you can't escape the woman who destroyed your life. Each chance [...]
Life is dangerous when you have everything to lose. Famous, beautiful and talented, Heike Gunn has the world at her feet. Then, one day, she simply vanishes. Jack Parlabane has lost everything: his journalism career, his marriage, his self-respect. A call for help from an [...]
We live in small worlds. Conscious change requires deliberate effort, and so, for the most part, we avoid it. Drawing on personal stories from everyday lives in transition, and a range of literary and cultural references, this book shows us how we can resist being mere [...]
A new collection by the author of The Last Girlfriend on Earth takes his culture-skewering style to new heights with tales that explore conflicts between parents and children, including "Animals," in which a class hamster's life is in the hands of a notorious young [...]