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Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures
  • Author(s): Patricia Ketola
  • Location(s): Amsterdam
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When New York art dealer Elizabeth Martel’s mother falls ill, she returns to her hometown in the Midwest. After her mother’s death she is seriously short of funds, and a friend suggests she take a job as art adviser...

DISSENT

DISSENT
  • Author(s): Françoise Montgomery
  • Location(s): Welsh Borders, Heredfordshire
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980S

SYNOPSIS: Jan is persuaded by husband and son, William, to move to rural smallholding on the Welsh borders, strong Chapel country. It’s a far cry from her urban life. DISSENT is a powerful story of Jan’s struggle for acceptance:...

Downtown

Downtown
  • Author(s): Pete Hamill
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Historical, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Various

Manhattan, the keystone of New York City, is a place of ghosts and buried memory. One can still see remnants of the British colony, the mansions of the robber barons, and the speakeasies of the 1920s. These are the...

Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Frances Mayes
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography
  • Era(s): 21st Century

The mysterious allure of the ancient floating city of Venice is captured in this book of evocative photography and beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. The luminous photographs, in both color and black and white, compliment...

Dream of Venice Architecture

Dream of Venice Architecture
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Richard J Goy
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Photography, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Dream of Venice Architecture is an intimate journey through the remarkable Venetian urban landscape. A cadre of 36 notable international architects and architectural writers explore the elements that make Venice unique in the world. Dream of Venice Architecture reveals...

Dream of Venice in Black and White

Dream of Venice in Black and White
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Tiziano Scarpa
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Dream of Venice in Black and White reveals Venice as a narrative in chiaroscuro. Over 50 photographers have documented the city to create a visual legacy of elegant realism in light and shadow. The acclaimed Italian author Tiziano Scarpa...

Dreamtime

Dreamtime
  • Author(s): Venetia Welby
  • Location(s): Ryukyuan Islands, Arizona
  • Genre(s): Dystopian
  • Era(s): Future - 2035

‘So, where is he then, your dad?’ The world may be on a precipice but Sol, fresh from Tucson-desert rehab, finally has an answer to the question that has dogged her since childhood. And not a moment too soon....

Dry Heat

Dry Heat
  • Author(s): Len Joy
  • Location(s): Arizona
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 2000

Dry Heat is a crime novel about a young man who loses everything but his heart. The day All-American Joey Blade turns 18, he learns his ex-girlfriend is pregnant, is betrayed by his new girlfriend, and is arrested for...

Dubliners

Dubliners
  • Author(s): James Joyce
  • Location(s): Dublin
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

James Joyce’s Dubliners is an enthralling collection of modernist short stories which create a vivid picture of the day-to-day experience of Dublin life. This Penguin Classics edition includes notes and an introduction by Terence Brown. Joyce’s first major work, written when...

Dust

Dust
  • Author(s): Mark Thompson
  • Location(s): New Jersey
  • Genre(s): Coming of Age, Fiction
  • Era(s): Late 1960s/1970

J.J Walsh and Tony ‘El Greco’ Papadakis are inseparable. Smoking Kents out on an abandoned cannery dock, and watching gulls sway on rusting buoys in the sea, they dream of adventure…a time when they can act as adults. The...

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