Category: Contemporary Literature

By Madhuri Banerjee

‘Why do romantic relationships fade away? Does the magic slowly die? Or do fans easily get up one morning figuring out they're performed? Is it a trick that point performs on chuffed or is it anything extra profound, an evolution possibly, of our emotions and our needs?’
Imagine there's a individual you recognize not anything approximately, who's slowly destroying your marriage. think there's a stranger who enters your existence and makes you already know you're residing a lie. think there's a love so deep you should sacrifice every thing you need to reserve it. think you discover out your companion is dishonest on you. what's going to you do?
Naina, Ayesha, Kavita and Kaajal are 4 ladies who understand not anything approximately one another and reside cocooned of their person worlds. till at some point, they’re compelled to reckon with surprising truths they by no means imagined! Their wishes hang-out them, impress them and lead them to struggle to decide on a brand new direction of their lives. Will those girls live to tell the tale their tales of ardour, betrayal and pain?
Bestselling writer and picture author Madhuri Banerjee brings to you a brand new romantic mystery that interweaves different tales of ladies and their passions, to teach us how all relationships eventually crash into one another.

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By Janet Gurtler

"I continually suggestion we might be pals to the end."

Grace and Kya continuously do every little thing jointly, and not anything can get within the method in their friendship. they've got a pact: Sisters earlier than Misters. Buds ahead of Studs.

Only Grace understands what Kya's been via, or how a lot she wishes a person to stay by way of her. it doesn't matter what. along with, Kya retains existence exciting―pulling Grace into issues she'd by no means dare to do on her personal. yet inch via inch, bold is beginning to flip risky. and style should come to a decision how a ways she will be able to visit retailer her friendship with Kya...before she finally ends up wasting every thing else.

"Fascinating and unique."―Jennifer Brown, writer of Hate List, on Who I Kissed

"Gurtler handles complicated problems with friendship and constancy with laugh-out-loud humor and fascinating frankness."―RT e-book Reviews, on If I Tell

"Gurtler's writing unfurls with the beautiful grace of a flower."―Sarah Ockler, bestselling writer of Fixing Delilah and Twenty Boy Summer on I'm no longer Her

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By Susan Andersen

Las Vegas showgirl Carly Jacobsen retains studying the difficult means that her concept of enjoyable differs extensively from that of her neighbor Wolfgang Jones. definite, he seems awesome, and he turns out to have something for her legs, however the man's a robotic. So what's with their chemistry?

Wolf has a plan for his lifestyles, and it doesn't contain discovering himself tempted through the freewheeling Carly…mile-high legs or no longer. but in a second of weak spot, the 2 become aware of no less than one zone the place they do either rejoice. yet outdoor the bed room the stakes are becoming greater, and love may well come all the way down to a roll of the dice…

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With Madam President, present cohost of The View and previous White condo Communications Director Nicolle Wallace returns with an electrifying portrait of 3 robust ladies on an afternoon that might swap the rustic forever.

Charlotte Kramer, the forty-fifth President of the U.S., has performed the unparalleled in permitting a community information workforce to rfile an afternoon in her life—and that of her so much senior employees. yet whereas twenty information cameras are embedded with the president, the unthinkable occurs: 5 significant assaults are leveled on US soil. Her secretary of security, Melanie, and her press secretary, Dale, needs to immediately leap to motion in assisting the president and reassuring the rustic that the protection they treasure is in able hands.

But secrets and techniques have regularly thrived in President Kramer’s White condominium. With all eyes on them and America’s balance at the line, all 3 girls are hiding own secrets and techniques that may rock the West Wing to its very foundations…and swap the lives of the folk they love most.

With an insider’s sharp eye and her trademark successful prose, Nicolle Wallace gives you a well timed novel of household and political intrigue that's very unlikely to place down.

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By Rachel Cantor

THE hugely expected moment NOVEL FROM the author EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL (STATION ELEVEN) CALLS “SHARP, WITTY, AND IMMENSELY ENTERTAINING”
 
Is a brand new existence attainable? simply because Shira Greene’s lifestyles hasn’t really grew to become out as deliberate. She’s a unmarried mother residing with her daughter and her homosexual buddy, Ahmad. Her PhD on Dante’s Vita Nuova hasn’t gotten her a task, and her occupation as a translator hasn’t precisely taken off either.

But then she will get a choice from a Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet who insists she’s the one one that can translate his most up-to-date book.

Stunned, Shira realizes that—just like that— her life can change. She sees a new starting beckoning: academic glory, demand for her translations, and even love (her sturdy success has made her suppose extra open to the entreaties of an area indie bookstall owner).

There’s just one challenge: all of it hinges at the translation, and as Shira begins engaged on the exquisitely complicated passages of the poet’s ebook, she realizes that it could actually in reality be, good ... very unlikely to translate.

A deft, humorous, and big-hearted novel approximately moment chances, Good on Paper is a grand novel of kin, friendship, and risk.

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By Indra Sinha

During this Booker-shortlisted novel, Indra Sinha’s profane, livid, and scathingly humorous narrator provides an unflinching examine what it ability to be human.

I was human as soon as. So I’m instructed. I don’t commit it to memory myself, yet those that knew me while i used to be small say I walked on toes, similar to a human being...

Ever when you consider that he can keep in mind, Animal has long gone on all fours, his again twisted past fix by means of the catastrophic occasions of “that evening” while a burning fog of poison smoke from the neighborhood manufacturing facility blazed out over town of Khaufpur, and the Apocalypse visited his slums. Now simply became seventeen and good schooled in highway paintings, he lives by means of his wits, spending his days jamisponding (spying) on city officers and searching after the aged nun who raised him, Ma Franci. His nights are spent fantasizing approximately Nisha, the female friend of the neighborhood resistance chief, and pondering what it needs to be wish to get laid.

When Elli Barber, a tender American physician, arrives in Khaufpur to open a unfastened medical institution for the nonetheless affliction townsfolk—only to discover herself suffering to persuade them that she isn’t there to do the soiled paintings of the Kampani—Animal will get stuck up in an internet of intrigues, scams, and plots with the unabashed goal of turning occasions to his personal advantage.

Profane, piercingly sincere, and scathingly humorous, Animal’s People illuminates a dismal global shot via with flashes of pleasure and lunacy. a gorgeous story of an unforgettable personality, it truly is an unflinching examine what it ability to be human: the injuries that by no means heal and a spirit that may not be quenched.

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By Yibing Huang

This booklet bargains a clean and nuanced point of view into modern chinese language literature via featuring 4 authors and cultural bastards--Duo Duo, an underground seer-poet; Wang Shuo, a "hooligan" author; Zhang Chengzhi, an previous pink protect and new cultural heretic; and Wang Xiaobo, a defiant but depression chronicler of a dystopian sleek global. It analyzes every one of those authors' exact (re)visions of a double-faced chinese language modernity opposed to a collective legacy of the Cultural Revolution, and argues for the recovery of a ancient horizon of China's transition from the Cultural Revolution to a hybrid second of the current and destiny ridden with uncertainties.

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By Trish Marie Dawson

Occasionally the day you die is barely the start… Piper Willow dies the summer time after her highschool commencement and wakes within the afterlife at a spot referred to as the Station. She’s given merely offerings: stream directly to the unknown the place she’ll be pressured to spend an eternity in her personal own hell, or learn as a Volunteer and go back to Earth because the unconscious for somebody short of outdoors tips. Does Piper have what it takes to avoid wasting a lifestyles, to be the nagging voice inside of one other person’s head? Or will she fail and turn out misplaced and tormented…forever?

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By Camilla Baresani

Il romanzo di una passione e di un’estate. Erica è una giornalista milanese che si occupa di serial televisivi, sposata con un veterinario. Gerardo, un suo amico d’infanzia, vive alla giornata e ha fondato un’associazione in step with l. a. difesa dei diritti dei padri separati. Arnaldo è un produttore di documentari, che a Roma convive stancamente con Stella: un uomo solo, a dispetto dell’intensa vita sociale che conduce. Sono loro i personaggi principali di un vortice sentimentale che si sviluppa intorno alla improvvisa e prepotente storia d’amore tra Erica essere quel che sembra, e che si svolge nella cornice svagata e fatua di mostre d’arte, eventi mondani, pageant, tra Roma, Milano, Capalbio, Cortina e Venezia. Camilla Baresani torna al romanzo, dopo L’Imperfezione dell’amore, con un altro, riuscito ritratto degli uomini e delle donne di oggi, dei loro amori tanto fuggevoli quanto capaci di lasciare segni indelebili nel cuore; e ritrae col suo consueto stile dissacrante una società vacua e ansiosa di apparire, disincantata ma che si lascia sorprendere dalla forza dei sentimenti.

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By Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan’s contemporary appointment because the Library of Congress’s 16th poet laureate is simply the newest in an awesome array of accolades for this splendidly obtainable, generally enjoyed poet.

Salon has in comparison her poems to “Fabergé eggs, tiny, inventive units that unavoidably cover a few hidden wonder.” the 2 hundred poems in Ryan’s The better of It provide a gorgeous retrospective of her paintings, in addition to a swath of never-before-published poems of that are guaranteed to charm both to longtime enthusiasts and basic readers.

Literary Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (2011)
Goodreads selection Nominee for Poetry (2010)

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