Red Notice is a searing expose of the wholesale whitewash by Russian authorities of Magnitsky's imprisonment and murder, slicing deep into the shadowy heart of the Kremlin to uncover its sordid truths.
"An Investment Banker with a moral compass"
Due to a mix-up, journalist Oliver August stumbles onto the hunt for China's most wanted man, Lai Changxing, an illiterate tycoon on the run from corruption charges. Sensing something emblematic in this outsized tale of rise and fall, August sets out to find the self-made billionaire, in the hope that if he can understand how Lai reinvented himself, he will also better understand the tectonic forces transforming modern China.
"Well written, and enjoyable"
George Catlin has been called the "first artist of the West", as none before him lived among and painted the Native American tribes of the Northern Plains. After a false start as a painter of miniatures, Catlin found his calling: to fix the image of a "vanishing race" before their "extermination" - his word - by a government greedy for their lands. In the first six years of the 1830s, he created over 600 portraits - unforgettable likenesses of individual chiefs, warriors, braves, squaws, and children belonging to more than 30 tribes living along the upper Missouri River.
Florist Claire Holbrook has always played by the rules her entire life, but breaks them to spend one night with sexy lone wolf Jake Manning, a man she's adored since she was a teenager. Six weeks later, things get complicated when she discovers they created a bond that will last a lifetime.
In the world of Native Americans, oral communication takes the place of the written word in preserving their most valued texts. By a miracle of transmission, here is the earliest and most complete version of the story of the Cherokee people, from their origins in a land across the great waters to the coming of the white man. In olden times, it was recited at every Great Moon or Cherokee New Year festival so it could be learned by young people.
"My history revealed."
A unique book, which addresses a calamity many men face, was written by the Northwest Author, Michael Louis Eads: A Man's Feelings, Finding Closure After Divorce.
Divorce, a word synonymous with failure, disappointment and heartache; any man who loved his wife and went through divorce feels the stigma and loss. The courts use these words: dissolution, irretrievable and broken. These heartless terms create turmoil to a man going through divorce.
"Very little useful information in this audio book"
"Rest your eyes, and listen here....I'm Rod Serling, and this is The Zero Hour." From 1972 to 1974, The Zero Hour brought potent thrillers to the radio waves, edge-of-your-seat original radio dramas from best-selling mystery novels, featuring stars from radio's Golden Age and popular television personalities. Rest your eyes and experience a provocative episode from this legendary radio program.
In the Skelton Scrapbook of Satire, Chapter 328, Willie Lump-Lump explains why peanuts upset him. Anita Ellis, Verna Felton, Lurene Tuttle, and Pat McGeehan co-star.
Son pocos los momentos de nuestras vidas en los que nos encontramos con un texto electrizante. Nos da esa sensación de que "¡esto era lo que me estaba perdiendo!". En el mundo de los nativos norteamericanos, donde la comunicación oral ocupa el lugar de la palabra escrita, esa revelación suele ocurrir cuando escuchamos por primera vez - o comprendemos por primera vez– la historia del origen, la naturaleza y el carácter de nuestra gente.
Non possediamo nulla di 'più autentico' di "Red Man's Origin". "Red Man's Origin" è semplicemente un articolo in lingua inglese dal anno 1896, tradotto ora per la prima volta in Italiano dalla artista veronese Francesca Bortolaso. E' un miracolo che sopravviva. Riproduce le parole Cherokee di George Sahkiyah (Soggy) Sanders così tradotte in lingua inglese da William Eubanks.
Herman Melville's deliciously hilarious tale of the day a door-to-door lightning-rod salesman called upon him.
"Twenty-Six Men and a Girl" is a short story written by the Russian writer Maxim Gorky in 1899, and is one of his most famous. It is a pioneering tale of social realism (the story predates Soviet socialist realism), and is a lament of lost ideals. Twenty-six men slave away in a cellar, making kringles, looked down on by all around them, including the bread bakers. Their only joy in their lives is the 16-year-old Tanya, who visits them every morning to collect kringles.
G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936) is best known for his fictional priest-detective, Father Brown. In "The Invisible Man", Father Brown is able to solve the mystery of the jilted lover who is able to track his beloved, threaten and attack his rival and yet is never seen by anybody, even those who are specifically on the look-out for him. Can it be that he really is invisible? And when he does manage to murder his rival, how does he make the body disappear too?
When a passing magician tells the old Bee-Man of Orn that he has at some time been transformed from another state, he sets off to discover his own origins. Was he formerly a nobleman? A dragon? A giant? After much searching and many adventures, where his faithful bees help him, he finally discovers the truth. And it is not what either he or the magician expected....
Arthur Somers Roche (1883-1935) was an American writer, best known for his fast-paced mystery thrillers. The Club of One-Eyed Men is an extraordinary crime story. The narrator is determined to turn himself into the master of all super-crooks if he can only find the right opportunity. Then suddenly one day in Paris, a strange set of circumstances which cannot be explained but can be no coincidence occur. He sees an American millionaire talking business with a notorious criminal in a Parisian nightclub.
Guy de Maupassant's powerful and poignant story of a brief moment of mysterious passion in a young man's life, related in a letter found on his drowned corpse.
Oliver Goldsmith (1730 – 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet. In "The History of the Man in Black" he describes the cynical journey of a generous and benevolent young man from dire pecuniary circumstances to riches, achieved by divesting himself of any moral considerations for others.
Edgar Wallace (1875 - 1932) had no equal in the realm of the pure "thriller." The Man of the Night is a classic example of Wallace's genius. Stepping purposefully out of the dark shop, with a large sharp knife hidden under his coat, the wanted man met a stranger. But it was quite a different kind of stranger than he could have imagined... and what happens next is incomprehensible and inspiring.
Morley Roberts (1857-1942) was an English novelist and short story writer. In The Young Man Who Stroked Cats, Thomas Meredith finds himself the recipient of a very mysterious and unexpected gift. A Persian kitten in a basket. More mysterious still, the note accompanying it only reads: For the young man who strokes cats. Thomas is indeed a cat-lover, and is both delighted and intrigued by his new present. But before long things take another strange turn.
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) wrote of the Russian period of depression and pessimism and is the acknowledged leader of the realistic school of the Russian short story. In The Encased Man he describes the life of a schoolmaster whose existence is limited by petty rules, morals, inhibitions and unconscious fears. Despite these traits, the man finds himself on the verge of an unforeseen marriage to a boisterous, energetic, positive woman - in short, his complete opposite. But his character traits rear their heads and destiny rushes in upon him.