What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Beginners

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love   Beginners Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9781101970478
Year 2015-05-14
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection From one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature, the story that launched a thousand homages, in word and film—a haunting meditation on love and companionship, and finding one’s way through the dark. “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” is included here with its unedited version, “Beginners,” which was originally submitted to Carver’s editor, Gordon Lish. In this eShort, readers can compare both versions of this iconic work of fiction, gaining insight into Carver’s aesthetic and the foundations of the contemporary American short story.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9781448103584
Year 2016-01-28
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Random House
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This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s.

What We Talk about when We Talk about Love

What We Talk about when We Talk about Love Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9780099530329
Year 2009
Pages 134
Language en
Publisher Random House
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This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank Author Nathan Englander
ISBN-10 9780297867715
Year 2012-02-09
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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A FRANK O'CONNOR AWARD-winning, simply stunning short-story collection by one of America's most critically acclaimed young writers. From the up-and-coming young American writer who has contributed to McSweeney's and written for THE NEW YORKER comes a masterful collection of short stories that has already received rave reviews from many of the most prominent writers working today. Some of the stories are comic masterpieces, some embody as dark a vision of the universe as you are likely to encounter, and all of them showcase a writer grappling with the great questions of modern life.

Beginners

Beginners Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9780307947932
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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Here is the original manuscript of Raymond Carver’s seminal 1981 collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Carver is one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—his style is both instantly recognizable and hugely influential—and the pieces in What We Talk About . . ., which portray the gritty loves and lives of the American working class, are counted among the foundation stones of the contemporary short story. In this unedited text, we gain insight into the process of a great writer. These expansive stories illuminate the many dimensions of Carver’s style, and are indispensable to our understanding of his legacy. Text established by William L. Stull and Maureen P. Carroll

What We Talk About When We Talk About God

What We Talk About When We Talk About God Author Rob Bell
ISBN-10 9780007448463
Year 2013-03-12
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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Rob Bell’s bestselling book Love Wins struck a powerful chord with a new generation of Christians who are asking the questions church leaders have been afraid to touch. His new book, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, continues down this path, helping us with the ultimate big-picture issue: how do we know God?

Will You Please Be Quiet Please

Will You Please Be Quiet  Please Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9781101970614
Year 2015-05-25
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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With this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story. Carver shows us the humor and tragedy that dwell in the hearts of ordinary people; his stories are the classics of our time. "[Carver's stories] can ... be counted among the masterpieces of American Literature." --The New York Times Book Review "One of the great short story writers of our time--of any time." --The Philadelhpia Inquirer "The whole collection is a knock out. Few wriers can match Raymond Carver's entiwining style and language." --The Dallas Morning News

Fires

Fires Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9781101970621
Year 2015-05-25
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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More than sixty stories, poems, and essays are included in this wide-ranging collection by the extravagantly versatile Raymond Carver. Two of the stories—later revised for What We Talk About When We Talk About Love—are particularly notable in that between the first and the final versions, we see clearly the astounding process of Carver’s literary development. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Collected Stories

Collected Stories Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 UOM:49015003326817
Year 2009
Pages 1019
Language en
Publisher
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Collects legendary and controversial works by the mid-twentieth-century writer including posthumous, unedited, and previously unseen versions, in a comparative anthology that offers insight into the influence of editor Gordon Lish.

We Need to Talk about Kevin

We Need to Talk about Kevin Author Lionel Shriver
ISBN-10 9781582438870
Year 2011-05-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Counterpoint Press
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That neither nature nor nurture bears exclusive responsibility for a child's character is self-evident. But generalizations about genes are likely to provide cold comfort if it's your own child who just opened fire on his feellow algebra students and

Cathedral

Cathedral Author Raymond Carver
ISBN-10 9781101970553
Year 2015-05-25
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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Raymond Carver’s third collection of stories, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, including the canonical titular story about blindness and learning to enter the very different world of another. These twelve stories mark a turning point in Carver’s work and “overflow with the danger, excitement, mystery and possibility of life. . . . Carver is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty. . . . his eye set only on describing and revealing the world as he sees it. His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart” (Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World).

Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie Author Mitch Albom
ISBN-10 0307414094
Year 2007-06-29
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Broadway Books
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A special 20th anniversary edition of the beloved international bestseller that changed millions of lives Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for your busy life today the way you once did when you were younger? Mitch Albom had that second chance. He reconnected with Morrie in the last months of the older man's life. Knowing he was dying, Morrie visited with Mitch in his study every Tuesday, just as they used to back in college. Their rekindled relationship turned into one final "class:" lessons in how to live. Tuesdays with Morrie is a magical chronicle of their time together, through which Mitch shares Morrie's lasting gift with the world.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running Author Haruki Murakami
ISBN-10 0307269477
Year 2008-07-29
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, from the incomparable, bestselling author Haruki Murakami.While simply training for New York City Marathon would be enough for most people, Haruki Murakami's decided to write about it as well. The result is a beautiful memoir about his intertwined obsessions with running and writing, full of vivid memories and insights, including the eureka moment when he decided to become a writer. By turns funny and sobering, playful and philosophical, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is rich and revelatory, both for fans of this masterful yet guardedly private writer and for the exploding population of athletes who find similar satisfaction in athletic pursuit. From the Trade Paperback edition.