Follows the true story of a young Jewish woman who vanished into the city and lived under an assumed identity, relying on safe houses, foreign workers and communists in order to survive in World War II Berlin. Translated by Anthea Bell. Foreword and afterword by Hermann Simon.
A revised and updated edition of Ursula K. Le Guin's classic guide to the craft of writing, combining examples from the global canon with writing excercises and Le Guin's witty commentary.
In a meticulously researched biography, the life of the distinguished American author and journalist is explored, taking readers on a journey back through time, following a young woman in Sacramento, through to her adult life as a writer, interviewing those who know and knew her personally.
David Vine calls for a re-examination of the tenets of U.S. military strategy while demonstrating how American overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States.
Narrated through the lives and deaths of a single family, this nonfiction epic follows a young man from the sleepy south Indian coast who follows his brothers-in-law into the army and onto the front lines of India's Second World War where he witnesses a quickly changing world and devastating violence.
He was the brother of "the Arab" killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus's classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling's memory, refuses to let him remain anonymous: he gives his brother a story and a name—Musa—and describes the events that led to Musa's casual murder on a dazzlingly sunny beach.
The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.