Magic Hours

Author: Tom Bissell
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780525433941
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Originally published in magazines such as The Believer, The New Yorker, and Harper's, these essays represent ten years of Bissell's best writing on every aspect of creation--be it Iraq War documentaries or video-game character voices--and ...

Jimmy Buffett

Author: Ryan White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501132571
Size: 14.44 MB
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McGuane became Captain Berserko, a character Jim Harrison described as
taking on “Tolstoyan grandeur” over the years. In Tom Bissell's Magic Hours:
Essays on Creators and Creation, Harrison recalled dropping a straw into a large
aspirin bottle full of cocaine. When he got home to Michigan he couldn't
remember his cat's name. In his own The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a
Roving Gourmand, Harrison wrote: “Of course, there was a period in the early
seventies when one ...

Queering Masculinities In Language And Culture

Author: Paul Baker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 134995327X
Size: 18.13 MB
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Berger, R. M. (1996). Gay and Gray: The Older Homosexual Man. New York:
Harrington Park Press. Bissell, T. (2012). Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and
Creation. San Francisco, CA: McSweeney's. Booker, M. K. (2006). Drawn to
Television: Prime-Time Animation from the Flintstones to Family Guy. Santa
Barbara: Greenwood Publishing Group. Bouman, W. P. (2005). Review of
Reeling in the Years: Gay Men's Perspectives on Age and Ageism. International
Psychogeriatrics, 17(1), ...

Naked At Lunch

Author: Mark Haskell Smith
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802191789
Size: 80.11 MB
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Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Mark Haskell SITlith turns out to be an ideally
Curious point man into the bizarre and complicated world of modern-day nudism.
If there's a funnier, more interesting book about being naked, I'd very much like to
read it." Tom Bissell | author of Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation "
Mark Haskell Smith is a fine reporter, a trenchant cultural observer, and a
spectacular Writer. He's the best kind of participatory journalist: one who stands
proudly ...

Das Hier Ist Wasser

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462305190
Size: 16.36 MB
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David Foster Wallace zeigt in dieser kurzen Rede mit einfachen Worten, was es heißt, Denken zu lernen und erwachsen zu sein: eine Anstiftung zum Denken und kleine Anleitung für das Leben, die man jedem Hochschulabsolventen und jedem ...

Winterjournal

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644030510
Size: 14.57 MB
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Man kommt darin dem Schriftsteller Paul Auster sehr nahe, aber auch und vor allem dem Mann an der Schwelle zum Alter. Paul Auster spricht aus, was seine Hand, seine Füße, seine Glieder im Verlauf eines langen Lebens getan haben.

Der Gotteswahn

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843701741
Size: 43.37 MB
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»Religion ist irrational, fortschrittsfeindlich und zerstörerisch.« Richard Dawkins, einer der einflussreichsten Intellektuellen der Gegenwart, zeigt, warum der Glaube an Gott einer vernünftigen Betrachtung nicht standhalten kann.

Die Schlaf Revolution

Author: Arianna Huffington
Publisher: Plassen Verlag
ISBN: 3864704073
Size: 72.55 MB
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Die Folgen für unsere Gesundheit, unsere Leistungsfähigkeit, unsere Beziehungen und unser Lebensglück sind dramatisch. Arianna Huffington sagt: "Wir brauchen eine Schlaf-Revolution!

A Salvation Wrought In Fear Trembling A Collection Of Philosophical Essays

Author: Valerie Stephens
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1304735591
Size: 44.35 MB
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It is almost a sort of wishing of ourselves into nonexistence, as if the phantasy of
our own demise can somehow magically substitute for the inevitable actuality of
our own mortality. ... the fog lifts, and, in a kind of perverse joy & unburdening
revelation, we find that we have become the Soul Of Eckhart, laughing at its
Creator, as its Creator God, smiles fondly back unto His Creation, knowing that
the punch line could never be read in The Answers, but in the absurdist tragedy
being played ...