When Sadie is found dead, all eyes turn to Avery and she must work fast to clear her name. Looking for some quality beach reading? A hapless hero with astonishing luck? Over five years, Scott Belsky—entrepreneur, author, and Chief Product Officer at Adobe—spoke to the leaders, founders, and artists he admires most about how they navigate the hard parts of their creative projects and ventures.
It's regretful with Zinn's passing in that new revisions have ceased for future generations to discover. But the care she took with her poetry is evident; every word is perfectly chosen, none wasted or missing.
Prejudices of gender, sexuality, class, and race. Ill-tempered aliens hell-bent on destroying Earth? Discount applies to lowest-priced book. How could we whittle down our list to just 10 books? Calvino's novel is a masterfully created, startlingly unique work of fiction.
What he ended up doing was writing clean around it — traveling in and out of time warps, bouncing on and off the earth, sometimes setting down on the planet Tralfamadore, millions of miles away from Dresden and millions of miles away from war. The world of the narrator, Offred from "Of Fred" — women no longer have their own namesis chilling, but she is a magnificent survivor and chronicler, and the details of everything from mundane daily life to ritualized sex and violence to her reminiscences of the time before our contemporary reality, as seen in the '80s are absolutely realistic.
Until something about that structure really changes, this book will remain required reading for every person in America.