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An extraordinary autobiographical work, Dear Mr. You creates the arc of a woman’s life through a series of letters to the men who have had significant impact on her. Beginning with the grandfather she never knew and ending with a current neighbor, the letters are sequenced chronologically and range from a letter to the beloved priest from her childhood to former lovers to a firefighter she encountered to the uncle of the infant daughter she adopted. By turns moving, vulnerable, and loving, but always written with a rare and raw honesty, Mary-Louise Parker's prose is by turns lyrical, touching, hilarious, and erotic, always brimming with wit, intelligence, and a mischievous sense of surprise. Dear Mr. You is a remarkable debut from a multi-talented artist.Show more
New York Times bestselling author Javier Sierra returns with a heartpounding, apocalyptic thriller about mankind's most ancient desire'and the modern evil some will unleash to obtain it. Every religion has a story for how our species came to mix with yours and was doomed to this planet. We are the sons of exiles. Cursed. Even man condemned us, blaming us for all the evils of the world. On the one hand you worshiped us, these beings who brought knowledge from the heavens. But you also feared us for what we might want in return. . . .' In approximately seventy-two hours, a little-known Middle Eastern terrorist group plans to bring about the end of the world. Convinced that they are the descendants of angels, they believe they are on the verge of at last being returned to heaven. Central to their plan is the kidnapping of Martin Faber, an undercover American scientist whose research has led him to an extraordinary secret. Martin's only hope for survival is his young wife, Julia Alvarez'a woman born with a rare psychic gift. But she must find the courage to save her husband, all while running from religious extremists and clandestine government agencies. Sierra takes readers on an adventure across the world, from the summit of Mount Ararat to the high desert of New Mexico, from the monuments of Washington, DC, to the medieval city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Sierra spent years investigating scientific and historical mysteries related to mankind's efforts to engage directly with the Almighty. The Lost Angel bears all the hallmarks of Sierra's erudite yet fast-paced brand of storytelling, combining historical fact and fiction with dazzling narrative feats.Show more
"Starting with her years at the University of Texas Law School at Austin, Weddington, the attorney who won Roe v. Wade , traces the history of her involvement with this momentous Supreme Court case and its aftermath. She laments the ground that sometimes complacent pro-choice activists have lost since Roe v. Wade on issues like the 1989 Webster v. Reproductive Health Services decision and the 1991 Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas hearings, and she stresses the urgent need to regain this ground from an unceasingly pro-life Supreme Court."--School Library JournalShow more
"Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules" is a collection of short stories-some classic, others impending-selected and introduced by David Sedaris. With this audiobook a careful listener can discover the truth about loneliness, betrayal, love and hope. Where the Door is Always Open and the Welcome Mat is Out by Patricia Highsmith, read by Cherry Jones Bullet In the Brain by Tobias Wolff read by Toby Wherry Gryphon by Charles Baxter read by David Sedaris In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried by Amy Hempel read by Mary-Louise Parker Cosmopolitan by Akhil Sharma read by the AuthorShow more