Score: 4.5
From 216 Ratings

Theft by Finding


  • Author: David Sedaris
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • File Size: 11738458 Bytes


One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotAn NPR Best Book of 2017An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A Goodreads Choice Awards nomineeDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making.For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences.Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. Theft by Finding, the first of two...

Score: 4.5
From 104 Ratings

True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa


  • Author: Michael Finkel
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 974249 Bytes


In the haunting tradition of Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision and Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the Heart, True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, and deceit with a deeply personal inquiry into the slippery nature of truth.The story begins in February of 2002, when a reporter in Oregon contacts New York Times Magazine writer Michael Finkel with a startling piece of news. A young, highly intelligent man named Christian Longo, on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for killing his entire family, has recently been captured in Mexico, where he'd taken on a new identity—Michael Finkel of the New York Times.The next day, on page A-3 of the Times, comes another bit of troubling news: a note, written by the paper's editors, expla...

Theft by Finding
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Theft by Finding


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316308519


Theft by Finding Book Description :

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot An NPR Best Book of 2017An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A Goodreads Choice Awards nominee David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making. For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences. Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. Theft by Finding, the first of two...

Theft by Finding
Score: 3.5
From 23 Ratings

Theft by Finding


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316308519


Theft by Finding Book Description :

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot An NPR Best Book of 2017An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A Goodreads Choice Awards nominee David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making. For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences. Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. Theft by Finding, the first of two...

Theft by Finding
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Theft by Finding


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748123063


Theft by Finding Book Description :

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'He's like an American Alan Bennett, in that his own fastidiousness becomes the joke, as per the taxi encounter, or his diary entry about waiting interminably in a coffee-bar queue' Guardian review of An Evening with David Sedaris The point is to find out who you are and to be true to that person. Because so often you can't. Won't people turn away if they know the real me? you wonder. The me that hates my own child, that put my perfectly healthy dog to sleep? The me who thinks, deep down, that maybe The Wire was overrated? For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris eve...

The New Oxford Companion to Law

The New Oxford Companion to Law


  • Author : Peter Cane
  • Publisher : Oxford Companions
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105134428239


The New Oxford Companion to Law Book Description :

For any reader needing a clear, concise explanation of a subject in law this title is the ideal reference work. Providing greater depth than legal dictionaries but always accessible to the non-expert, entries in this companion cover all areas of law and legal systems and are extensively cross-referenced for ease of navigation....

David Sedaris Diaries

David Sedaris Diaries


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316431705


David Sedaris Diaries Book Description :

A remarkable illustrated volume of artwork and images selected from the diaries David Sedaris has been creating for four decades In this richly illustrated book, readers will for the first time experience the diaries David Sedaris has kept for nearly 40 years in the elaborate, three-dimensional, collaged style of the originals. A celebration of the unexpected in the everyday, the beautiful and the grotesque, this visual compendium offers unique insight into the author's view of the world and stands as a striking and collectible volume in itself. Compiled and edited by Sedaris's longtime friend Jeffrey Jenkins, and including interactive components, postcards, and never-before-seen photos and artwork, this is a necessary addition to any Sedaris collect...

Identity Theft
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Identity Theft


  • Author : Ron Cantor
  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780768486063


Identity Theft Book Description :

Has the Messiah been robbed? Supernatural visitations. Divine time travel. An age-old cover up. In the middle of it all: One man miraculously transformed by Yeshua. In an instant, David went from being a skeptical Jewish columnist to a desperate seeker of Truth. The catalyst was an angelic visitation—a moment that marked him forever. David’s quest spans numerous philosophies and religions, culminating with the Person of Yeshua – Jesus the Messiah. He is plummeted into a vigorous spiritual tug of war. Part of him is intrigued and fascinated by the Messiah, while another is plagued by guilt. How could a Jewish person like himself believe in Yeshua considering all the horrific acts that have been done to his ancestors in His name? Author Ron Canto...

The Thief Lord
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Thief Lord


  • Author : Cornelia Funke
  • Publisher : Chicken House
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781909489158


The Thief Lord Book Description :

Amid the crumbling splendour of wintertime Venice, two orphans are on the run. The mysterious Thief Lord offers shelter, but a terrible danger is gathering force......

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
Score: 3
From 106 Ratings

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2010-09-28
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 031613127X


Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk Book Description :

Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new collection of keen-eyed animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insanity of everyday life. In "The Toad, the Turtle, and the Duck," three strangers commiserate about animal bureaucracy while waiting in a complaint line. In "Hello Kitty," a cynical feline struggles to sit through his prison-mandated AA meetings. In "The Squirrel and the Chipmunk," a pair of star-crossed lovers is separated by prejudiced family members. With original illustrations by Ian Falconer, author of the bestselling Olivia series of children's books, these stories are David Sedaris at his most observant...

Holes
Score: 4.5
From 90 Ratings

Holes


  • Author : Louis Sachar
  • Publisher : Yearling
  • Release Date : 2011-06-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307798367


Holes Book Description :

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look. Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes. It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Gre...