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Bohemian Love Diaries

Author : Slash Coleman
ISBN : 9780762796557
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Infused with southern charm, this irresistibly weird and wonderful story chronicles Slash Coleman’s upbringing in a warped but warm-hearted household of eccentric artists. Descended from a posse of off-beat immigrants--including a grandfather who danced at the Moulin Rouge--and raised near the capital of the Confederacy during the 1970s and ’80s, young Slash sets out to find true love. Unfortunately, he’s his own worst enemy. Obsessions with Evel Knievel, rock band KISS, and crisscrossing the country to find the girl of his dreams set his quest for happiness on a hapless course. Hilarious and profound, Coleman slowly comes to terms with his father, a genius sculptor and volatile alcoholic, and his mother, a Holocaust survivor who makes him promise never to reveal that he’s Jewish. A touching portrait emerges of a young artist whose passionate spirit refuses to be suppressed. A swift kick to the funny bone, The Bohemian Love Diaries and its laugh-out-loud perversity conjure Jonathan Ames and Augusten Burroughs with a tender edge, revealing what might have happened if John Hodgman raised Holden Caulfield in Chuck Palahniuk’s attic. It will leave you howling.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Love Lessons

Author : Joan Wyndham
ISBN : 0316962511
Genre : Chelsea (London, England)
File Size : 33.44 MB
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This engaging diary of innocence and experience in wartime London recalls such memorable events from the author's youth as falling in love, getting drunk at bohemian parties, and hilariously planning the loss of her virginity
Category: Chelsea (London, England)

A Schoolboy S Diary And Other Stories

Author : Robert Walser
ISBN : 9781590176924
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 89.6 MB
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A Schoolboy’s Diary brings together more than seventy of Robert Walser’s strange and wonderful stories, most never before available in English. Opening with a sequence from Walser’s first book, “Fritz Kocher’s Essays,” the complete classroom assignments of a fictional boy who has met a tragically early death, this selection ranges from sketches of uncomprehending editors, overly passionate readers, and dreamy artists to tales of devilish adultery, sexual encounters on a train, and Walser’s service in World War I. Throughout, Walser’s careening, confounding, delicious voice holds the reader transfixed.
Category: Fiction

Dog Diaries 4 Togo

Author : Kate Klimo
ISBN : 9780385373371
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Small, feisty Siberian husky Togo—the overlooked sled-dog hero of the 1925 serum run to Nome—sets the record straight in Dog Diaries #4! When a diptheria epidemic breaks out in isolated Nome, Alaska, in January 1925, the only way to get life-saving serum to the town is by using dog-sled relay teams. Twenty teams participate, and the dog who inevitably gets credit for saving the town is Balto, lead dog on the final team which delivered the serum. But few people have ever heard of 12-year-old Togo and his musher Leonard Seppala, who carried the serum for almost double the length of any other team, and twice violated warnings to avoid perilous Norton Sound and instead ran straight over the frozen ice! With realistic black-and-white illustrations by Tim Jessell—plus an appendix with information about Siberian huskies, sled dogs, mushers, and more—Togo's tale is perfect for middle-grade readers who love a spunky underdog!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Trout Diaries

Author : Derek Grzelewski
ISBN : 1869537246
Genre : Fly fishing
File Size : 81.13 MB
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The Trout Diaries contains a wealth of captivating and often amusing anecdotes as well as valuable information making it a true angler's companion, both literary and practical.
Category: Fly fishing


Author : Andi Eaton
ISBN : 9781683351757
Genre : Design
File Size : 75.65 MB
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A girl with a love for off-the-beaten-path destinations, fashion maven Andi Eaton found herself putting aside the Lonely Planet and Condé Nast Traveler guides and, instead, looking to bohemians and artists for travel and style inspiration: What do the flower children wear on their excur­sions? Where are the creatives’ favorite vintage shops? And where do the musicians go late-night dancing after the last encore? The dreamer in her wanted more than what a standard travel guide could offer, so she decided to create her own. Wanderful is a stylish lookbook and travelogue for the adven­turous and nomadic at heart. Follow in Andi’s footsteps as she travels the United States to discover some of its most effort­lessly chic destinations—and the fashionable free spirits and wanderers who live there. Nine intimate and exciting road trip routes explore cities, forests, and in between, and will make you feel like you’re traipsing the country with your best, and best-dressed, girlfriends by your side. Every route features a peek into the closets of area tastemakers, and many routes lead to favorite trendy destinations, including Joshua Tree, New Orleans, Marfa, and Santa Fe. Throughout, there are photos, stories, and recommendations for where to shop, dine, and find music and fun, just like a local. Perfect for anyone with a wandering spirit, Wanderful will make you want to pack a cute bag, throw on your best outfit, and hit the road for a stylish adventure.
Category: Design

Diaries 1898 1902

Author : Alma Mahler-Werfel
ISBN : 0801486645
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From the author's first love affair with painter Gustav Klimt to her engagement to composer Gustav Mahler, selections from her diaries--accompanied by editors' commentaries and annotations--bring to life the culture of Vienna at the turn of the century. UP.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Horse Diaries 1 Elska

Author : Catherine Hapka
ISBN : 0375892532
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Iceland, circa AD 1000 Elska is a silver dapple Icelandic filly. She spends summers frisking about the countryside and winters in the farmyard, where the girl human Amma takes special care of her. But when a powerful neighbor notices Elska, her contented life suddenly changes. Here is Elska’s story . . . in her own words. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Style Diaries

Author : Simone Werle
ISBN : 3791344749
Genre : Design
File Size : 31.24 MB
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Introduces the most popular bloggers in indie fashion today with a short profile and photographic spread for each individual.
Category: Design

The Wilder Shores Of Love

Author : Lesley Blanch
ISBN : 9780993092794
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 56.8 MB
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Originally published in 1954, The Wilder Shores of Love pioneered a new kind of group biography focusing on four nineteenth-century European women "escaping the boredom of convention". They leave behind them the industrialized West for the Middle East, to find love, fulfillment, and "glowing horizons of emotion and daring". Isabel Burton (who married the Arabist and explorer Richard), Jane Digby el-Mezrab (Lady Ellenborough, the society beauty who ended up living in the Syrian desert with a Bedouin chieftain), Aimee Dubucq de Rivery (a French convent girl captured by pirates who was gifted to the Sultan’s harem in Istanbul), and Isabelle Eberhardt (a Swiss-Russian linguist who felt most comfortable in boy’s clothes and lived among the Arabs in the Sahara). Lesley Blanch felt the greatest affinity with Jane Digby, the society beauty who ended up living in the Syrian desert with a Bedouin chieftain: "She had a superb home in Damascus, was uninhibited, rode through life jumping all the fences, social and moral." A scholarly romantic, Lesley Blanch influenced and inspired generations of writers, readers and critics. The Wilder Shores of Love has remained in print in English since it was first published, and is considered to be an excellent example of the genre narrative non-fiction.
Category: Biography & Autobiography