- Location(s): Singapore
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): 1940s / 1950s
One morning in Singapore more than 50 years ago, a wealthy, respected, handsome Chinese patriarch, head of a large household of three wives and many children and grandchildren, takes a walk by a cemetery. There, a young village egg-seller, Silver...
- Location(s): Madagascar
- Genre(s): Travelogue
- Era(s): Contemporary
David Quammen’s book, The Song of the Dodo, is a brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope, far-reaching in its message — a crucial book in precarious times, which radically alters the way in which we understand the natural...
- Location(s): Paris, Royal Tunbridge Wells
- Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
- Era(s): Modern
Opera gets sexy! American music mogul Teddy Wilson combines the beauty of opera with the marketability of pop and creates the pop-opera multinational singing group called “Bel Homme.” French for “Beautiful Man,” the four performers he chooses are much...
- Location(s): Germany
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 18th Century
A key work in the German ‘Sturm und Drang’ movement, Johann Goethe’s autobiographical epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther is a defining moment in early Romanticism, which has influenced writers from Mary Shelley to Thomas Mann. This Penguin...
- Location(s): World
- Genre(s): Creative Writing
- Era(s): Not specified
In this engaging creative writing workbook, novelist and poet Linda Lappin presents a series of insightful exercises to help writers of all genres—literary travel writing, memoir, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction—discover imagery and inspiration in the places they love. Lappin...
- Location(s): Nepal
- Genre(s): Nonfiction
- Era(s): 2006
This new release is a spirited yet humble account of one man’s scientific career and personal journey to save the endangered rhinoceros in his native Nepal. For more information go to souloftherhino.com In early 2006, National Public Radio reported...
- Location(s): North Carolina
- Genre(s): Fiction, Paranormal
- Era(s): early 21st century
Blessed–or cursed–with a connection to the souls of others, Sloan Jordan can see the best in people… and the worst. For twenty-seven years, she’s kept her ability a secret, but eleven young women have been murdered in the mountains...