Jaydeep Sarangi’s poems demonstrate his propensity for social and political commitment; and his verses reflect and refract the existing poignant scenario. The language is rich with generous use of adjectives and metaphors enabling the reader to experience every encounter he undertakes.
Dressed in costumes to disguise their identity, people in rural communities would visit the home of newly married couples to offer their mock serenade, with horns, whistles, drums, and wild dancing.
On futuristic Earth twin siblings escape to the big city seeking the truth about their mother’s death only to fall prey to a web of treachery, lies, and deceit.
Vietnam is the canvas upon which Bruce’s experiences during the American war are juxtaposed with stories of the Vietnamese who survive the same war and offer friendship forty years later. The challenges and tribulations these two retirees face living in a communist third-world country are rendered in rich detail, alongside the heartening and exhilarating moments that come with immersion in a culture of forgiving, caring, resilient and courageous people. The book reflects a personal odyssey of hope and reconciliation for a couple surprised and delighted by this unexpected turn on their path to retirement.
King of the Class takes Israel’s deep internal religious and political divisions to their logical dystopian conclusion. The novel is satirically set in the near future in a post-civil war Israel divided into two states: the religious fundamentalist state of Shalem and the militant secular state of Israel.
“Desperate Freedom”, takes four teens through the cycles of poverty, each stuck in their own prison looking for a way out.
Ilona Martonfi’s Blue Poppy is a rallying cry against oppression. Ilona Martonfi considers herself a poet-activist. While her first book of poetry, Blue Poppy, might initially read like the dirge of a brutal marriage, the subject matter changes meaning in light of her activism. “I am talking about freedom,” said Martonfi. “Freedom from violence, wherever […]
A first hand account of sailing around the world on a 41′ sailboat written in the style of an interview of the most frequently asked questions with lots of pictures of sailing and life aboard.
In The Man Who Stole Father’s Boat, Melinda Cochrane evokes the geography, history, politics, and sociology of Newfoundland and Labrador with the kind of hardy and hard-edged truthfulness that characterizes so much of the vital and unique culture of the province some call the Rock. The book launch is on November 27, 2012.
Writers often look upon outlines with fear and trembling. But when properly understood and correctly wielded, the outline is one of the most powerful weapons in a writer’s arsenal. Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success will: Help you choose the right type of outline for you. Guide you in brainstorming plot ideas. Aid […]