Dispatches

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  • Author : Michael Herr
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 0307814165
  • Rating : 4/5 from 30 reviews
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Dispatches

Dispatches
  • Author : Michael Herr
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 30 November 2011
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"The best book to have been written about the Vietnam War" (The New York Times Book Review); an instant classic straight from the front lines. From its terrifying opening pages to its final eloquent words, Dispatches makes us see, in unforgettable and unflinching detail, the chaos and fervor of the war and the surreal insanity of life in that singular combat zone. Michael Herr’s unsparing, unorthodox retellings of the day-to-day events in Vietnam take on the force of poetry,

Military Dispatches

Military Dispatches
  • Author : Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington,The Duke of Wellington
  • Publisher : Penguin Classics
  • Release : 03 July 2014
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The vivid and exciting accounts written from the front line, taking the story of the British war with Napoleon from its desperate beginnings in Portugal to the final triumph at WaterlooThe Duke of Wellington was not only an incomparable battle commander but a remarkably expressive, fluent and powerful writer. His dispatches have long been viewed as classics of military literature and have been pillaged by all writers on the Peninsular War and the final campaigns in France and Belgium ever

Dispatches from Pluto

Dispatches from Pluto
  • Author : Richard Grant
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 13 October 2015
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New Yorkers Grant and his girlfriend Mariah decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. This is their journey of discovery to a remote, isolated strip of land, three miles beyond the tiny community of Pluto. They learn to hunt, grow their own food, and fend off alligators, snakes, and varmints galore. They befriend an array of unforgettable local characters, capture the rich, extraordinary culture of the Delta, and delve deeply into the Delta's

Billy Wilder on Assignment

Billy Wilder on Assignment
  • Author : Billy Wilder
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 27 April 2021
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"Before Billy Wilder (1906-2002) left Europe for the United States in 1934 and became a filmmaker, he worked as a newspaper reporter, first in Vienna and then in Weimar Berlin. This book, edited and introduced by Noah Isenberg and translated by Shelley Frisch, collects about 65 articles Wilder published in Austrian and German newspapers in the 1920s. The collection includes reported pieces on urban life, from a first-person account of Wilder's stint as a taxi dancer to an article about street sweepers;

Strange Stones

Strange Stones
  • Author : Peter Hessler
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release : 16 April 2013
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An absorbing, original, and ambitious work of reportage from the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent During the past decade, Peter Hessler has persistently illuminated worlds both foreign and familiar—ranging from China, where he served as The New Yorker's correspondent from 2000 to 2007, to southwestern Colorado, where he lived for four years. Strange Stones is an engaging, thought-provoking collection of Hessler's best pieces, showcasing his range as a storyteller and his gift for writing as both native and knowledgeable outsider. From a

Another Now

Another Now
  • Author : Yanis Varoufakis
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 10 September 2020
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'A landmark work' Brian Eno Imagine a world with no banks. No stock market. No tech giants. No billionaires. Imagine if Occupy and Extinction Rebellion actually won. In Another Now world-famous economist, Yanis Varoufakis, shows us what such a world would look like. Far from being a fantasy, he describes how it could have come about - and might yet. But would we really want it? Varoufakis's boundary-breaking new book confounds expectations of what the good society would look like

Green Wars Dispatches from a Vanishing World

Green Wars  Dispatches from a Vanishing World
  • Author : Bahar Dutt
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 14 April 2015
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What is more important, building a modern airport in rural Uttar Pradesh or conserving the shrinking habitat of the sarus cranes? Producing more palm oil or protecting the orang-utan? Do we allow the destruction of pristine forests with their rich flora and fauna so we can generate much-needed hydel power? A modernizing economy brings in its wake ecological challenges and misplaced priorities. Development, environment, conservation, global warming - what do they mean in real terms, on the ground, to the

The Word of a Woman

The Word of a Woman
  • Author : Robin Morgan
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 11 November 2014
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Feminism from the front lines A founder of the contemporary global women’s movement, Robin Morgan is widely known as one of feminism’s strongest, most persuasive activists. As a writer, she is unique in her ability to distill ideas into smart pieces of nonfiction that can transform a reader’s worldview forever. The Word of a Woman follows Morgan’s journalism and shorter prose from the 1960s through the early 1990s. Originally published in 1992, this second edition adds five

Dispatches from the Vanguard

Dispatches from the Vanguard
  • Author : Patrick Howell
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release : 11 August 2020
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A collection of writers, poets, artists, social entrepreneurs and political activists in the Global International African Arts Movement speak about their work in the context of Trump, giving a voice to the voiceless and about the 5th estate of power in this timely and important book. Scheduled for release at the top of the 2020 US Presidential election, Dispatches from the Vanguard channels the global soul’s hunger for freedom from authoritarian control. Partnering with dozens of Pulitzer Prize Winners, New

Dispatches from a Not So Perfect Life

Dispatches from a Not So Perfect Life
  • Author : Faulkner Fox
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 18 December 2007
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When Salon.com published Faulkner Fox’s article on motherhood, “What I Learned from Losing My Mind,” the response was so overwhelming that Salon reran the piece twice. The experience made Faulkner realize that she was not alone—that the country is full of women who are anxious and conflicted about their roles as mothers and wives. In Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life, her provocative, brutally honest, and often hilarious memoir of motherhood, Faulkner explores the causes of her unhappiness,

Dispatches from Bermuda

Dispatches from Bermuda
  • Author : Charles Maxwell Allen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 September 2021
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Charles Maxwell Allen was US consul to Bermuda during the Civil War. It was an important post, as the British colony was a centre for Confederate blockade-running activities, and Allen found himself involved in the world of espionage as he sought to thwart these activities. This book presents his dispatches to the State Department.

Agorafabulous

Agorafabulous
  • Author : Sara Benincasa
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 14 February 2012
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“Sara Benincasa is one of the funniest writers I know—and I know a disturbing number of them. She is also one of the most honest.” —Sam Apple, author of American Parent and editor-in-chief of The Faster Times “Sara is extremely funny and should have many books out so we can all read them and laugh.” —Margaret Cho Comedian, writer, blogger, radio and podcast host, and YouTube sensation, Sara Benincasa bravely and outrageously brings us “Dispatches from My Bedroom” with