About the Book: A young boy finds something special on the beach. About the Author: You can learn more about Richard Carlson Jr. at www.rich.center. About the Illustrator: Kevin Carlson loves art and works at a crafts store that employs mentally handicapped individuals.
“In a century of mass migration and deportation, political exile and casual tourism, being elsewhere was the common condition. For the moderns, elsewhere was not merely physical location or dislocation, but was intrinsic to the work. Victor Segalen, in China at the beginning of the century, writes of the ‘manifestation of Diversity,’ a ‘spectacle of Difference’: everything that is ‘foreign, strange, unexpected, surprising, mysterious, amorous, superhuman, heroic, and even divine, everything that is Other.’ Picasso put it more bluntly: ‘Strangeness is what we wanted to make people think about because we were quite aware that our world was becoming very strange.’ After Guillaume Apollinaire’s ‘Zone’—perhaps the most influential poem of the century—collage, the juxtaposition of disparate elements, the manifestation of diversity, the making of the strange, became the primary new form of the new poetry.
“From the count examples, here are a few instances of the collage of a poet pasted, physically or mentally, onto a specific unfamiliar landscape.” So begins Eliot Weinberger’s essayistic travels into the nature of “journey” poetry. From Kōtarō Takamura's poem about Paris, to Fernando Pessoa’s “At the wheel of the Chevrolet on the road to Sintra,” to Apollinaire’s “Ocean-Letter,” Weinberger introduces fourteen poems illustrating the contemporary situation of being “elsewhere.”
Earl was on a mission. He needed to track down the murderer of a woman and her son. The murderer had been her husband and father to the boy. He was also Earl's brother.
100 recipes for bold, gutsy, comforting dishes inspired by the flavors of Northern Italy, from the acclaimed Manhattan restaurant Sorella, co-owned and operated by rising star chef Emma Hearst, with her best friend (and honorary “sister”) Sarah Krathen running the front of the house.After meeting in culinary school, Emma Hearst and Sarah Krathen opened Sorella—Italian for “sister,” in a nod to the deep connection these friends feel for each other—on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Lauded for its distinctive blend of gutsy northern Italian fare, family-style spirit, and old-world glamour, their charming neighborhood spot has garnered legions of admirers who come for the ethereal homemade pastas, inspired cocktails, and easy conviviality. In this, their debut cookbook, Emma and Sarah share behind-the-scenes stories, their passion for food and hospitality, and the secrets to making many of their most popular menu offerings at home. The more than one hundred recipes encompass bold-flavored dishes and signature favorites, including their show-stopping Broccoli Fritto and decadent egg-topped Pâté de Fegato, along with clever cocktails and savvy wine pairings. Bolstered by stunning full-color photographs, visual vignettes, and unforgettable anecdotes that relate everything from the wisdom of Italian grandmothers and the mishaps of opening night to a starring role on Iron Chef, Sarah and Emma convey both their sparkling personalities and their dedication to balancing innovation and tradition. They also offer a truly unique glimpse into what it’s like for two young women to open and run a lively, welcoming, and wildly successful restaurant in New York City. Sample Recipes • Heirloom tomatoes with bagna cauda dressing • Arugula & prosciutto salad with pickled cherries • Marinated mussels & straciatella cheese • Tajarin with lamb ragu, black pepper ricotta, pistachios & mint • Cavatelli with porcini & pancetta ragu • Sweet potato tortelli with maple brown butter, cacciatorini & pickled peppers • Carbonara with spring garlic • Sorella gnocchi • Pan-seared mackerel with onion-pine nut puree & pickled vegetables • Marinated pork chop with wax beans, blistered cherry tomatoes & apple vinegar • Brussels sprouts with apples & bacon • Peach crostata with buttermilk gelato • Salted caramel cheesecake • Bombolini
Dacey loves a man who is not happy with her being there. Can she win him over or will a more devious man ask for her hand? Find out for FREE on Kindle Unlimited or just $0.99 to own. Dacey has fallen for the sheriff, Layton Southerland, when she hears him say that the girls are bringing the town down and that he wants them to leave she is devastated. Little does she know that he was talking about some cowboys who have just come to town. Layton is not sure about them and thinks they are up to no good. He also knows he cannot afford the fee that Jonny the marriage agent is asking for Dacey’s hand. While he is looking into the drifters will he find out anything about Jonny? The marriage agent knows he has stayed in town too long. Maybe he can offer the sheriff something to keep him busy? Only Dacey has other ideas. When one of the new cowboys asks to court her she thinks it could be her chance of a future. Is this a mistaken trust and will she end up in danger? Find out in Mistaken Trust a sweet, inspiration, historical romance just $0.99 or FREE on Kindle Unlimited. This is a standalone book and can be read by itself but it is also part of a series. The Mail Order Bride and the Marriage Agent. Other books available are: The Male Order Bride and the Secret Baby Secrets, Lies, and a New Family Making the Right Choice The Mail Order Bride and the Hunted Man His Golden Angel All the books can be read alone and all are suitable for all ages.
The title says it all. Accessibly written, Zen Explained describes the mystery that lies at the heart of Zen Buddhism. It clearly and concisely says what nirvana (enlightenment) actually is, then goes on to outline in plain English how the individual can attain nirvana. This is a radical departure. Most Zen books are faithful to the spirit of Zen as it was understood and written about in Japan centuries ago.
As a consequence they often have to be deciphered more than read. Zen Explained is different.
It speaks using concepts and ideas familiar to Westerners. Poetic language and culturally foreign allegory are avoided in favour of the more direct and down-to-Earth descriptive style of writing that is more usual in the West. Something is lost in terms of literary style because of this, but something is also gained by it: clarity.
In this inspiring biography, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy tells the unique story of Pascal D’Angelo, who came to America in 1910 at the age of sixteen. Like so many immigrants from southern Italy and other parts of Europe, he took on the only job available to him, that of a manual laborer building roads and railways. Though his life was difficult, Pascal remained optimistic and never lost his sense of wonder at the world around him. He yearned for an outlet to express his passion, and so, remarkably, he taught himself English from newspapers and poetry books, in the process becoming a respected poet himself. Augmented with parallel references to other immigrant stories and accompanied by moving archival photographs, this story of one man’s life and noteworthy accomplishments is also a universal story shared by all American immigrants who helped build our nation. Source notes, bibliography, index.