One Way Out is the powerful biography of the Allman Brothers Band, an oral history written with the band's participation and filled with original, never-before-published interviews as well as personal letters and correspondence. This is the most in-depth look at a legendary American rock band that has meant so much to so many for so long. For 25 years, Alan Paul has covered the Allman Brothers Band, conducting hundreds of interviews, riding the buses with them, attending rehearsals and countless shows.
Since before he can remember, every time Andrew Adams sleeps he's randomly flung through time and space, never knowing where or when he'll wake up, clueless to how it all started or how it can be stopped .The only things he can be certain of are that the location he arrives at won't be anywhere exciting, and he'll have to stay there until he loses his fight against sleep. Andrew Adams has all but given up hope and given up on life. That is, until he meets someone like him.
"Loved this story!"
Forty years ago, Walt Kelly's comic strip character Pogo famously intoned: "We have met the enemy, and he is us." Now, as the evidence for climate change becomes overwhelming, we learn the hard reality behind that witticism. The possible destruction, and certain transformation, of the ecosphere has been brought about by our own activities. What will our new world look like? How will we - can we - adapt? The clash of a rapidly changing environment with earth's self-styled ruling species, humans, provides ample creative fodder for this riveting anthology of original science fiction.
"Some stories were science fiction but didn't seem to discuss climate change."
When Alan Paul's wife was offered the job as the Wall Street Journal's China bureau chief, he saw it as an amazing opportunity to shake up their increasingly staid suburban New Jersey life. Excited and not a little scared, they packed up their three children, ages two, four, and seven, and headed for adventure and uncertainty in Beijing, China.
Jason Bjorn just wants to do his job and captain his ship, but when his employer - The Polaris Corporation - sends him on a trek across the wastelands of Earth where he encounters treachery, an ancient cult, and secrets that strike at the heart of Polaris' control over the planet. Soon, fighting to stay alive is the least of his worries as he finds himself at the center of a conflict that could change everything with nobody on his side but SOFIA, the seductively independent operating system that runs his ship.
El héroe de esta comedia fúnebre es un enfermo del pelo. Tiene pelo de más, pelo para regalar. Pero tiene miedo de perderlo, o de ponerlo en las manos equivocadas, o de vivir siempre pendiente de su suerte, a merced de la moda, las chicas incompetentes que lavan o los peluqueros irresponsables.
A los trece años, el héroe de Historia del llanto ha completado una formación progresista. Ha estado cerca de los que sufren y ha devorado toda la literatura militante que los años setenta obligan a leer en América Latina. Sin embargo, en septiembre de 1973, cuando asiste por televisión al putsch contra Salvador Allende y el Palacio de La Moneda arde en la pantalla, trata de llorar y se descubre seco. ¿Y si fuera sólo un fan de la lucha armada?
Recluido en un apartamento, un pornógrafo responde las cartas que hombres y mujeres, devorados por la pasión, le escriben. Él es, o debería ser, aquel que los guíe en un laberinto hecho de vértigo y lujuria. Para rescatarlos o darles un sentido.
Invitado a pasar dos meses en una residencia de escritores en un puerto francés, un novelista argentino treintañero haragán, narcoléptico y celoso recalcitrante, emprende el viaje junto a su mujer como si fuera un programa turístico. No sabe hasta qué punto esa vacación europea se convertirá en la peor y más aleccionadora de las pesadillas.