The Atlas of Love
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Atlas of Love


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429964464


The Atlas of Love Book Description :

"Beautifully written, a highly literate story of friendship, parenthood, and every other kind of love you can imagine." —Marisa de los Santos, author of Love Walked In When Jill becomes both pregnant and single at the end of one spring semester, she and her two closest friends plunge into an experiment in tri-parenting, tri-schooling, and trihabitating as grad students in Seattle. Naturally, everything goes wrong, but in ways no one sees coming. Janey Duncan narrates the adventure of this modern family with hilarity and wisdom and shows how three lives are forever changed by (un)cooperative parenting, literature, and a tiny baby named Atlas who upends and uplifts their entire world. In this sparkling and wise debut novel, The Atlas of Love, Frankel...

An Atlas of Love

An Atlas of Love


  • Author : Anuja Chauhan
  • Publisher : Rupa Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-09-01
  • Genre: Love stories, Indic (English)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8129130009


An Atlas of Love Book Description :

Have you ever loved so much that it hurt? Has love found you even when you didn't go looking for it? Can love be timeless, forgiving and everlasting? An Atlas of Love, edited by celebrated bestselling author Anuja Chauhan, is an anthology of romantic shorts that daringly explores the many guises of romance, from its purest form to its darkest depths. 'Phoenix Mills' takes you through a young man's anguished quest for love; 'Post-Coital Cigarette' makes you flinch at a married man's interpretation of love; and 'Jilted' shows you that love can also be courageous. You will find yourself in the middle of a torrid liaison in 'The Affair', revel in the euphoria of budding romance in 'Just One Glance' and discover what it means to let go of your loved one i...

Atlas Shrugged
Score: 3
From 3,971 Ratings

Atlas Shrugged


  • Author : Ayn Rand
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005-04-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101137192


Atlas Shrugged Book Description :

Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus: a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Who is John Galt? When he says that he will stop the motor of the world, is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battles not against his enemies but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves? You will know the answer to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this book. You will discover ...

Road Atlas To Love

Road Atlas To Love


  • Author : Mina A.A.
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2008-01-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781425984724


Road Atlas To Love Book Description :

WINNER in the Romance Category at the 2010 Beach Book Festival, New York This is a collection of tales scattered across Europe. Twelve stories about travel, culture and love. / London, Paris, Zurich, Barcelona, Ulm, Athens, Florence, Vienna, Dubrovnik, Budapest, Mykonos, Venice / PARIS--- We all like fairy tales, about love or sex, left to our personal preferences. But, once upon my reality there was me and a divorce-likely boyfriend. Me and my job and mostly me and me. So, I hit the road, the sky if you mind the details. And here we go, France so deeply in love with itself. BARCELONA--- "In your culture, people meet and make love. In mine, they first try to attract each other, to inflame passion." LONDON--- I think you know me. I am the girl next do...

Cloud Atlas
Score: 4
From 337 Ratings

Cloud Atlas


  • Author : David Mitchell
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2010-07-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307373571


Cloud Atlas Book Description :

By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks | Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize A postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of puzzles, a keen eye for character, and a taste for mind-bending, philosophical and scientific speculation in the tradition of Umberto Eco, Haruki Murakami, and Philip K. Dick. The result is brilliantly original fiction as profound as it is playful. In this groundbreaking novel, an influential favorite among a new generation of writers, Mitchell explores with daring artistry fundamental questions of reality and identity. Cloud Atlas begins in 1850 with Adam Ewing, an American notary voyaging from the Chath...

Goodbye for Now
Score: 4
From 35 Ratings

Goodbye for Now


  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307951274


Goodbye for Now Book Description :

Creating an algorithm to improve his internet dating employer's match success rate only to be fired for being too effective, Sam Elliot develops a computer program that allows people to say final goodbyes to lost loved ones....

An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Score: 3
From 15 Ratings

An Atlas of Impossible Longing


  • Author : Anuradha Roy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-04-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1451609205


An Atlas of Impossible Longing Book Description :

“This is why we read fiction at all” raves the Washington Post: Family life meets historical romance in this critically acclaimed, “gorgeous, sweeping novel” (Ms Magazine) about two people who find each other when abandoned by everyone else, marking the signal American debut of an award-winning writer who richly deserves her international acclaim. On the outskirts of a small town in Bengal, a family lives in solitude in their vast new house. Here, lives intertwine and unravel. A widower struggles with his love for an unmarried cousin. Bakul, a motherless daughter, runs wild with Mukunda, an orphan of unknown caste adopted by the family. Confined in a room at the top of the house, a matriarch goes slowly mad; her husband searches for its cause...

Skeletal Atlas of Child Abuse

Skeletal Atlas of Child Abuse


  • Author : Jennifer C. Love
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-08-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1617792160


Skeletal Atlas of Child Abuse Book Description :

This illustrated guide to the role of the forensic anthropologist in investigating child abuse is an essential resource in one of the most contentious areas of forensic pathology. Not only does it supply a review of the literature in this field, but it illustrates the material with photographs from real cases investigated by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, which serves a population of four million people. Broken down into body regions and skeletal elements for ease of reference, the atlas facilitates the vital work performed by forensic anthropologists, who bring to the autopsy table a store of specialist knowledge that can turn a case. Despite the frequency of child fatalities (in America, 2.3per 100,000) attributed to physical abu...

Royal Atlas

Royal Atlas


  • Author : H. J. Bellus
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-12
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1540768546


Royal Atlas Book Description :

Love struck me at the early age of five. The boy turned into a man, and I fell even deeper. Guy Webb had no idea my fragile heart belonged to him for so many years. He was too busy being my brother's best friend and a star on the football field. He was my daydream, and consumed every single thought, but he was always one step from my reach. Beartooth Ranch was our home. The rich ranch land raised us, fostered our laughs, losses, and even gained a new family member when Guy moved in for his sophomore year of high school. I hid my love for years. But now he's back. Guy Webb returned a broken soldier after serving his country all over the atlas. And now it's my job to help him heal. My family lost everything with his return and I can only hope I survive...

The Atlas
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

The Atlas


  • Author : William T Vollmann
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1997-06-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101523087


The Atlas Book Description :

Hailed by Newsday as "the most unconventional--and possibly the most exciting and imaginative--novelist at work today," William T. Vollmann has also established himself as an intrepid journalist willing to go to the hottest spots on the planet. Here he draws on these formidable talents to create a web of fifty-three interconnected tales, what he calls ?a piecemeal atlas of the world I think in.? Set in locales from Phnom Penh to Sarajevo, Mogadishu to New York, and provocatively combining autobiography with invention, fantasy with reportage, these stories examine poverty, violence, and loss even as they celebrate the beauty of landscape, the thrill of the alien, the infinitely precious pain of love. The Atlas brings to life a fascinating array of hum...