By Hergen Albus
Hergen Albus ist promovierter Anglist und lebt in Eschwege und Berlin.
By Hergen Albus
Hergen Albus ist promovierter Anglist und lebt in Eschwege und Berlin.
By Alondra Balaguer
By Rafael Fuchsgruber,Ralf Kerkeling
Vom Partykönig zum Extremläufer
Als DJ und Konzertveranstalter führte Rafael Fuchsgruber ein wildes und extrem ungesundes Leben – bis er eines Tages mit Verdacht auf Herzinfarkt im Krankenhaus liegt. Danach krempelt er sein Leben um. Alkohol und Zigaretten wandern auf den Müll, und er beginnt mit Anfang Vierzig wieder zu laufen. Gerade mal drei Kilometer sind es im ersten Versuch. Heute ist er der erfolgreichste deutsche Extremläufer in den Wüsten dieser Welt.
Running wild beschreibt biografisch das Leben Fuchsgrubers und seine Liebe zum Laufen. Der Ausnahmesportler nimmt den Leser mit auf seine Abenteuerläufe in die Wüsten rund um den Globus, bezieht Stellung zu Trainings- oder Equipmentfragen und gewährt Einblicke in seine Arbeit bei Konzerten mit großen Künstlern. Fuchsgruber blickt ehrlich und ungeschönt auf wilde und teilweise erschreckende Zeiten in seinem abwechslungsreichen Leben zurück.
Der Journalist Ralf Kerkeling begleitet Rafael Fuchsgruber und seine Läufer-Karriere seit einigen Jahren für varied Laufmagazine. Zusammen beschreiben die beiden seinen Weg von Rock ’n’ Roll, Alkohol und vielen Partys hin zum Extremläufer.
By Dennie Wendt
Enter Danny Hooper, a third-division English footballer from East Southwhich Albion, whose thuggish acceptance limits him to taking part in the function of enforcer at the pitch, regardless of his admiration for the artistry of world-class soccer from Latin the United States and the Continent. After Danny takes his frustrations out on an unlucky opponent’s tibia, he unearths himself bought to the Rose urban Revolution of Portland. yet there's extra to the exchange than a surprised Danny may ever think: seems, he’s going to the US not only to introduce football to its skeptical plenty, yet to aid foil a communist plot.
What is the plot precisely? What may possibly Danny most likely do to prevent it? the way forward for America’s football league, let alone the lifetime of the world’s maximum football participant, hangs within the stability; however it is writer Dennie Wendt's natural love of the sport, and his poetic sideline accounting of the Revolution's season, fit by means of fit, that may depart you cheering on the end.
By Mark Lavorato
By Walter M. Brasch,MaryJayne Reibsome
Birmingham. Delano. Chicago. Woodstock. Kent State.
War. the surroundings. employee Exploitation.
Hippies. Yippies. police officers and politicians.
People have been marching. humans have been protesting.
The information media stated, mentioned, editorialized, lampooned, misreported, and cynically disregarded the recent social events cast from alienation. after which the Nineteen Sixties dissolved into the Nineteen Seventies, developed into the "Me generation," begun a gradual descent into the “Happy Days” mentality of the Nineteen Fifties, after which jerked into the truth by way of the phobia of cultures and occasions the folk didn’t comprehend.
Mixing humor and pathos, award-winning journalist Walter M. Brasch weaves an complicated mental and social matters secret of perception into the folks and tradition that's the United States. The areas are city Boston, suburban northern and rural California, and rural northeastern Pennsylvania. The time is January 1964 to Jan. 15, 1991, the day earlier than the U.S. went to conflict within the Persian Gulf.
Major Social concerns: power, setting, anti-war move, First modification matters, govt intrusion upon person rights and govt "cooperation" with organizations, labor/unions/worker rights, the choice and mainstream media, all with a spotlight of tune, images, and journalism as robust how one can checklist the background of a state. ahead of the 1st Snow will help readers greater comprehend the root, and necessity, for the Occupy movement.
The imperative characters are:
Apryl Greene (aka Rachel Greenberg), a flower baby of the '60s, a musician and photographer basically for exertions unions and social concerns motives, who had labored for civil rights and for peace, who skilled university and the communes, who as soon as held an institution activity. Now, twenty years after the revolution, all she wishes is to construct a faculty for peace and the humanities, yet strong forces have already all started a procedure to legally grab her land. As we unthread a few of this intrigue, we study that Apryl's land is a part of an undisclosed tract that govt and a wide wishes on the way to whole its buy of land to construct the nation’s biggest nuclear waste disposal facility. yet, there are issues of that plant, and with either the possession and the regulators. Apryl is confronted not just through attempting to construct a faculty for peace in a kingdom speeding to warfare, but additionally a compelling have to cease the proliferation of nuclear strength in a society that's torn by means of its dependence upon oil and the necessity for an alternate. because the novel progresses, the secret hurries up, resulting in an explosive end established upon latest laws and practices.
David Ascher, govt editor of Century, a 375,000-circulation social matters journal. he is cynical, liberal, and harassed with the tasks of editorship. whereas it sounds as if we're Apryl via David's narrative, we're fairly seeing the character of yank media and, extra very important, David and the way he has replaced.
Sam Weissmann, editor-in-chief/publisher of Century. He was once a newspaper reporter greater than two decades. Had the hot York bring in Tribune no longer were merged after which destroyed in 1967 through administration incompetence and an that had already began a descent into putting revenue above braveness and the struggle for fact, he could nonetheless were the nationwide correspondent for what as soon as used to be one of many nation’s most precious newspapers. even though, the loss of life of the Herald-Tribune could mockingly bring about the start of Century, which might turn into one of many significant voices of social justice and the hot Left.
Before the 1st Snow is 29 separate yet inter-related brief tales, every one development upon the former one. The odd-numbered chapters, literary fiction with a humor base, hold the plot as Apryl Greene attempts to construct her institution for peace, whereas David
By Herve Dejean,Archeo Numis
By Maria Peti
Nichts haben ›Diese geringen Tage‹, nichts hat Teres Nareter dem Gefährten ihrer Verzweiflung anzubieten. used to be sie scheinbar miteinander verbindet, trennt sie in Wirklichkeit. Zu dem einzigen Menschen, der besteht, auch im Unmöglichen, hat Teres den Mut nicht, bis sie endlich die Pflicht zum Gelingen – stellvertretend auch für die andern – erkennt.
München und Paris sind der Schauplatz; die Taten der ›Helden‹ und ›Kindlein‹ – Chiffren für die Mächte der Zeit – bilden den Hintergrund dieses Romans, mit dem Maria Peti sich zu einem christlichen Existentialismus bekennt.
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By Robert Denethon
A Welfing humanoid wolf, misplaced in a adversarial universe, 1935 London. Will she ever get domestic to First Den? however the unthinkable occurs: she impresses on Zev the werewolf in his wolf shape at the docks. the full Steam Submarine sequence in a single variation. in case you like Tolkien, CS Lewis, Fringe, Susanna Clarke, Naomi Novik then you will love this paranormal exchange heritage event. purchase it now, be captivated.
Proloup: Reflexion of a Wolf - there has been no sound yet for the regular murmuring of the drizzling rain pelting the submarine’s hull. within the glossy brass dashboard she stuck a glimpse of her personal reflexion. vibrant golden eyes stared again at her, and within the shadow of her gray cape she glimpsed the gray and white fur on her muzzle and ears, and the rainy black nostril of a wolf.
This is the absolutely annotated model of Steam Submarine, containing the 4 books within the sequence and the entire Dedications, Prefaces, Proloups, Footnotes, Postloups, Appendices & Gematriacal and Linguistic Analyses you may ever want for. This novel exists on 3 degrees no less than: on one point it's a steampunk-influenced exchange historical past and Melkite Eschatological fable a few Welfing in Thirties Ing-Gland, on one other point it's a tale in regards to the (fictional) author’s love for a mysterious marine biologist, whom he observed in a imaginative and prescient sooner than he met her, on one other point it's the editor’s quest to determine the reality approximately Robert Denethon & his mysterious ‘lady together with her head surrounded by means of stars.’