HAPPY READER -

HAPPY READER -
Title HAPPY READER - PDF eBook
Author
Publisher
Total Pages
Release 2018
Genre
ISBN 9780241355282

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The Happy Reader

The Happy Reader
Title The Happy Reader PDF eBook
Author Penguin Classics
Publisher Penguin Classics
Total Pages 64
Release 2015-12-01
Genre
ISBN 9780241203019

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For avid readers and the uninitiated alike, this is a chance to reengage with classic literature and to stay inspired and entertained. The concept of the magazine is simple: the first half is a long-form interview with a notable book fanatic and the second half explores one classic work of literature from an array of surprising and invigorating angles. The book of the winter will be the original 'sex and shopping' novel, Au Bonheur des Dames by Emile Zola. With its vivid portrayal of greedy customers and gossiping staff, its lavish descriptions and sense of theatre, this is a rich and exciting novel about a glittering Paris department store and the capitalist society we live in. Our cover star will be revealed at publication.

The Happy Reader - Issue 16

The Happy Reader - Issue 16
Title The Happy Reader - Issue 16 PDF eBook
Author Penguin Classics
Publisher National Geographic Books
Total Pages 0
Release 2021-10-26
Genre Literary Collections
ISBN 0241444535

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For avid readers and the uninitiated alike, this is a chance to reengage with classic literature and to stay inspired and entertained. The concept of the magazine is simple: the first half is a long-form interview with a notable book fanatic and the second half explores one classic work of literature from an array of surprising and invigorating angles. The Happy Reader 16's cover star is Moses Sumney, interviewed by Jia Tolentino. Our book of the season is Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali.

The Other Half of Happy

The Other Half of Happy
Title The Other Half of Happy PDF eBook
Author Rebecca Balcárcel
Publisher Chronicle Books
Total Pages 337
Release 2019-08-20
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1452170002

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Quijana is a girl in pieces. One-half Guatemalan, one-half American: When Quijana's Guatemalan cousins move to town, her dad seems ashamed that she doesn't know more about her family's heritage. One-half crush, one-half buddy: When Quijana meets Zuri and Jayden, she knows she's found true friends. But she can't help the growing feelings she has for Jayden. One-half kid, one-half grown-up: Quijana spends her nights Skyping with her ailing grandma and trying to figure out what's going on with her increasingly hard-to-reach brother. In the course of this immersive and beautifully written novel, Quijana must figure out which parts of herself are most important, and which pieces come together to make her whole. This lyrical debut from Rebecca Balcárcel is a heartfelt poetic portrayal of a girl growing up, fitting in, and learning what it means to belong.

The Bad Beginning

The Bad Beginning
Title The Bad Beginning PDF eBook
Author Lemony Snicket
Publisher Egmont Books Limited
Total Pages 0
Release 2016-02-25
Genre Children's stories
ISBN 9781405281782

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The Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and baby Sunny, are exceedingly unlucky. Their parents have been killed, and they are forced to go and stay with their Uncle Olaf. It soon turns out that Olaf has evil plans for the children.

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Title This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage PDF eBook
Author Ann Patchett
Publisher A&C Black
Total Pages 335
Release 2013-11-07
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 1408842408

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'So compellingly personal you feel you're looking over her shoulder as she sits down to write' New York Times 'Electrically entertaining ... Funny, generous, spirited and kind' The Times This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage is an irresistible blend of literature and memoir revealing the big experiences and little moments that shaped Ann Patchett as a daughter, wife, friend and writer. Here, Ann Patchett shares entertaining and moving stories about her tumultuous childhood, her painful early divorce, the excitement of selling her first book, driving a Winnebago from Montana to Yellowstone Park, her joyous discovery of opera, scaling a six-foot wall in order to join the Los Angeles Police Department, the gradual loss of her beloved grandmother, starting her own bookshop in Nashville, her love for her very special dog and, of course, her eventual happy marriage. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage is a memoir both wide ranging and deeply personal, overflowing with close observation and emotional wisdom, told with wit, honesty and irresistible warmth.

Modern Manners

Modern Manners
Title Modern Manners PDF eBook
Author The Gentlewoman
Publisher Phaidon Press
Total Pages 0
Release 2021
Genre Cooking
ISBN 9781838663568

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A selection of stellar contributors to the fabulous women's magazine The Gentlewomanpresent a timely selection of thought-provoking, witty essays on manners, offering the modern woman viewpoints and advice on classic conundrums and totally contemporary matters With contributions from a roster of The Gentlewoman's impeccably engaging contributors and readers, including Ann Friedman, Eva Wiseman, Otegha Uwagba, Caroline Roux, Susan Irvine, and Joan Juliet Buck, this thoughtful, stylish collection of essays is an essential guide to navigating today's world. Individually arresting and unexpected, with advice on subjects ranging from the classic topics of manners and social behavior (tipping; arriving alone; godparenting; hosting) to totally contemporary matters (the best legal drugs; the benefits of a menstrual cup; the art of regifting; and crafting the perfect out of office reply), and tips and opinions galore from fun friends of the magazine from Miranda July and Hilary Mantel to Kylie Minogue and Honey Dijon, together these essays form a singular perspective on modern life: that of The Gentlewoman.