In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when Let Us Now Praise Famous Men was first published in 1941 to enormous critical acclaim.
"Well crafted work of art."
Decades after its original publication, James Agee’s last novel seems, more than ever, an American classic. For in his lyrical, sorrowful account of a man’s death and its impact on his family, Agee painstakingly created a small world of domestic happiness and then showed how quickly and casually it could be destroyed.
"Where's the rest?"
Miles Ransom is starting his freshman year of college. Nothing is happening the way he imagined it would. He is surrounded by odd people, including his roommate and even one of his professors. There is a loud pounding noise coming from his dorm room wall, and a girl named Bontrix has caught his attention. When Miles learns a secret about himself, his life changes forever. He is a Gear Guide and the fate of two worlds rests with him and the strange cast of characters that he meets
Jonas dreams of a life outside of the coal town in West Virginia where he was born. He soon discovers that there is more mystery and adventure in his home state than he ever could have imagined. Living with the knowledge that dark creatures and folklore are alive and among the living changes his life forever. Venture to iconic West Virginia locations such as Bramwell and the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, as his adventure takes him to some very unexpected locations.
Octoshi is the story of a boy whose family owns a sushi shop and his friend octopus. The boy wishes to save his friend before the octopus is turned into sushi. Will he succeed? In this story of friendship and love, there is much to learn.
Can you imagine going through life with only memories from the day in which you are living? This is the story of someone who deals with just that. He goes by the name of Jim.