As wise and funny as it is thrilling and original — the story of two young men on an impossible adventure.
A writer visits his retired grandparents in Florida to document their experience during the infamous siege of Leningrad. His grandmother won’t talk about it, but his grandfather... (learn more about this book)
The witty, deftly crafted and poignant stories in this collection explore the sometimes thrilling, sometimes pathetic emotional lives of a diverse set of characters. Over the course of eight tales, often with an appealing touch of the surreal, we are introduced to a record company exec searching... (learn more about this book)
All Monty Brogan ever really wanted when he grew up was to be a fireman. Now he's about to start a seven-year stretch in the federal penitentiary for drug dealing. With just twenty-four hours of freedom to go, he prowls the city with his girlfriend and his two best friends from high school-a... (learn more about this book)
With more than 120 photos in full color and the complete screenplay, the story behind the making of the movie based on the beloved bestselling novel directed by Marc Forster ( Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland , and Stranger Than Fiction ). Based on one of the most acclaimed novels in recent... (learn more about this book)
Der neue Benioff: vielseitig, fesselnd und voller unvergesslicher Figuren Leon Zabrocki hatte eine glänzende Karriere als Footballspieler vor sich – bis er sich das Genick brach und nur mühsam wieder laufen lernte. Nun arbeitet er in der Versicherungsgesellschaft seines Vaters. Eines Abends wird... (learn more about this book)
Em 'Cidade de ladroes', um jovem escritor, convidado para escrever um ensaio autobiografico, decide trocar o relato de sua propria vida pela historia do avo, que combateu os alemaes durante o cerco a Leningrado, na Segunda Guerra Mundial. Relutante, o avo aceita contar, pela primeira vez, o que... (learn more about this book)
Cuando amanezca, Monty Brogan se montará en el autobús que habrá de llevarle hasta la cárcel federal de Ostinville, donde debe cumplir una condena de siete años. Hoy es su último día de libertad. Y quiere dedicárselo a su padre -que ha vendido el bar que regentaba para librar a su hijo de la... (learn more about this book)