A modern short story collection featuring the great detective.
"Improbable and Incredible."
The Doomsday siren calls on civilization's last day. Natural disaster. Nuclear war. Pandemics. These are the ways the world ends. Now, in the aftermath of ruined cities and humanity gone savage, mankind will once again find his oldest allies and closest friends amidst the debris of all that once was. The Walking Dead meets The Incredible Journey in 14 incredible tales of nobility, self-sacrifice, and unconditional love as told by today's most talented independent authors.
"All the stories were good"
Contributors to the latest book in the Guys Read series present a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, listening to under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.
"The End of Black Harlem" is from the May 29, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Henry Adams and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
Analog Science Fiction & Fact Magazine has provided four edgy stories about heroism, each exploring emotional dimensions uncommon in this or any other genre.
In Fit for the Pulpit, a host of preachers dispense comfort and counsel to their brothers in the trenches, men who often work in ministerial isolation as they seek to build up the body of Christ. Chris McCurley, the editor of this volume, has assembled ten different writers to cover a wide swath of material. In eleven chapters, McCurley and his colleagues manage to cover many of the areas wherein preachers need continual encouragement.
Slang, writes Michael Adams, is poetry on the down low, and sometimes lowdown poetry on the down low, but rarely, if ever, merely lowdown. It is the poetry of everyday speech, the people's poetry, and it deserves attention as language playing on the cusp of art. In Slang: The People's Poetry, Adams covers this perennially interesting subject in a serious but highly engaging way, illuminating the fundamental question "What is Slang" and defending slang - and all forms of nonstandard English - as integral parts of the American language.
"NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets" is from the October 05, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Enter a world of the esoteric. Explore the amazing roles of the bee in ancient religions with Andrew Gough as he uncovers its remarkable truths. Discover the sacred nature of sex in the Bible with Michael Ravy and how its not what you think. Listen to archeologist Adam Stout as he talks about how our history has been created and recreated by each generation. And finally, journey into the heart of sacred Glastonbury with Yuri Leitch as he reveals the nature of the great god Gwyn.
"Behind the Wall", by Amy Davidson; "Good-Luck Charm", by Reeves Wiedeman; "Against the Grain", by Michael Specter; "Bakeoff", by Adam Gopnik; "Floating Feasts", by David Owen; "Medical Meals", by Rivka Galchen; and "Making the News", by Anthony Lane.
"Walking the Walk", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Live from Gaza", by Rebecca Mead; "Requiem for a Dreamliner?", by James Surowiecki; "The Operator", by Michael Specter; "Life at the Top", by Adam Higginbotham; and "The Evil That Men Do", by Anthony Lane.
In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald Trump and Russians — across the government. Former U.S. officials say they had two aims: to ensure that such meddling is not duplicated in future U.S. or European elections, and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators.
"Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking" is from the March 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Rosenberg, Adam Goldman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Kristi Burns.
U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies are examining intercepted communications and financial transactions as part of a broad investigation into possible links between Russian officials and associates of President-elect Donald Trump, including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, current and former senior U.S. officials said.
"Sorting Through the Clinton Email Case and What the FBI’s Options Are" is from the November 3, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Goldman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"FBI’s Email Disclosure Broke a Pattern Followed Even This Summer" is from the November 1, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman and William K. Rashbaum and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"Emails Warrant No New Action Against Clinton, FBI Director Says" is from the November 06, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt and Adam Goldman and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"FBI Begins Review of Clinton Aide's Emails" is from the October 31, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman and narrated by Narrator Name.
Tonight on the program, guest host Jeff Glor leads a discussion of the ongoing battle for Aleppo, Syria, with Richard Fontaine, president of the Center for New American Security, and James Jevvrey of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
We continue with an examination of Theranos, the biotech startup currently under federal criminal investigation. Glor is joined by John Carreyrou and Michael Siconolfi of The Wall Street Journal.
We conclude with guest host A. O. Scott and actor Amy Adams, discussing Adams' new movies "Arrival" and "Nocturnal Animals."
"Supreme Court Tie Blocks Obama Immigration Plan" is from the June 23, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Liptak and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Caroline Miller.
Tonight on the program, an update on the last month's cyber-attack on the Democratic National Committee. Charlie is joined by Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations; Raj De, former general counsel at the National Security Agency; Michael Riley of Bloomberg News; and David Sanger of the New York Times.
We conclude with Steven Brill discussing his article in The Atlantic, "Are We Any Safer?"