Bankster (German Edition) by Gudmundur Oskarsson,Anika Lüders

By Gudmundur Oskarsson,Anika Lüders

Es ist das Jahr 2008. Die Finanzkrise erschüttert das isländische Bank-wesen, Island steuert auf die Staatspleite zu. Ohne vorherige Ankündigung verliert Markús über Nacht seinen task bei seiner financial institution. Völlig perplex angesichts der Tatsache, dass künftig der Verzehr von foie gras bei Kerzenschein in ferne Vergangenheiten verbannt sein soll und dass 24 Stunden täglich ohne Arbeit bewältigt werden müssen, stürzt Markús in eine schwere Lebenskrise. Seine Lebensgefährtin Harpa verliert ebenfalls ihre Stelle als Bankerin, nimmt aber sofort einen task als Aushilfslehrerin an. Dass sie ihn immer wieder vorsichtig auf seine Ar-beitssuche anspricht, macht die Sache für ihn nicht besser. Auch ein kurzer Ausflug in die aufkeimende isländische Bürgerbewegung hilft nicht weiter. Markús klammert sich an sein Tagebuch, dem er seine Beobachtungen zur Lage der state anvertraut. Er scheint sich in seiner neuen Rolle zunehmend einzurichten. Doch Harpa hat ein Geheimnis, und als sie ihn von einem Tag auf den anderen verlässt, wird sein Leben erneut auf den Kopf gestellt. Banker und Gangster: Das Schicksal des Liebespaares Markús und Harpa, die für die größten isländischen Banken arbeiten und beide während der Wirtschaftskrise 2008 ihre Arbeit und Zukunft verlieren.

Mit seinem einnehmenden isländischem Humor und einem liebevollen Blick für seine Protagonisten erzählt Óskarsson von der persönlichen Krise eines jungen Mannes, dessen Leben durch die weltweite ökonomische Krise aus den Fugen gerät. Es ist zugleich das eindrucksvolle Porträt einer fortschrittsverwöhnten und profitgierigen Gesellschaft, deren ökonomischer Optimismus und blinder Wachstumsglaube jäh erschüttert werden.

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Los criminales de noviembre (Versión Hispanoamericana) by Sam Munson

By Sam Munson

«Sam Munson ha escrito una de las más divertidas y conmovedoras historias de los últimos tiempos, un libro trascendente, digno de Mark Twain y J. D. Salinger; un retrato de l. a. decencia y l. a. buenaventura que a veces se asoma entre los angeles vulgaridad y fanfarronería inherente a l. a. adolescencia.»
Chicago Tribune

La novela será llevada al cine de l. a. mano de Sacha Gervasi, los angeles cual será protagonizada por las estrellas en acenso Ansel Elgort (Bajo los angeles misma estrella) y Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass, Déjame entrar, Carrie).

Addison Schacht tiene mucho de qué preocuparse en su último año de preparatoria. Cosas del día a día, stories como ir a l. a. escuela, menudear droga a sus compañeros de clase y entender qué diablos quiere en los angeles vida Phoebe, su mejor amiga (ojo, sólo es su amiga). El verano está próximo y l. a. fecha de entrega para el ensayo de aptitudes que debe remitir a l. a. Universidad de Chicago está ya próxima. Pero ¿cómo poner atención a tan irrelevante tarea cuando uno de sus compañeros, Kevin Broadus, ha muerto víctima de un aparentemente absurdo tiroteo? Addison utiliza entonces el pretexto del ensayo para regalarnos el presente libro, una obsesiva búsqueda del culpable y de justicia que es, a l. a. vez, un entrañable chapuzón directo a los angeles psique del postadolescente moderno.

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Zanardi by Andrea Pazienza

By Andrea Pazienza

during this picture novel, awarded in English for the 1st time, the Italian “Crumb” portrays a misplaced new release of past due 1970s/early Eighties young children dealing with relatives difficulties, university, intercourse, and medication. a real visionary, with a fluid line and an uncanny experience of colour and composition, Pazienza’s cutting edge photo type served up tales that have been iconoclastic, outrageous, funny, and deeply own, frequently in response to himself and his microcosm of pals and collaborators. Pazienza was once a progressive cartoonist who ushered an underground sensibility to Italian and ecu comics, breaking from the extra staid culture of genteel grownup (and children’s) picture albums.

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When Words Were Mountains by Janet R. Altman

By Janet R. Altman

A mom and daughter face the demanding situations of studying disabilities during this heartfelt, uplifting story.
Rosemary Enrico watches her daughter trudge to and from university weighed down through a backpack full of books she cannot learn. 3rd grade homework consumes hours. Parked on a folding chair subsequent to Dawn’s table, Rosemary reads assignments aloud and copes with Sammy’s jealousy.  
Why can’t sunrise learn? the lecturers supply Rosemary reassurance, no longer solutions. they are saying Dawn’s every piece as vivid as Kurt who has honor roll certificate galore. convinced sunrise will learn while she's prepared, Frank tells Rosemary her consistent caring undermines their daughter. Worse but, he opposes the diagnostic checking out sunrise needs. 
Early in September, while a replacement provides a assessment spelling try, sunrise discovers she's even dumber than she concept. each notice is incorrect. That night, while homework crowds out one other bedtime bathtub, sunrise tells Rosemary she desires to move slowly again inside of her stomach and be born smart. 

Janet Altman grew up prior to the sphere of studying disabilities existed. The kindergarten instructor argued opposed to selling her to first grade. Altman’s mom refused to carry her again. From first grade via highschool and school, Altman excelled in convinced matters. In others, irrespective of how difficult she attempted, she floundered and fell in the back of. Years of such bewildering reports had an emotional impact.
How teenagers research and, extra importantly, tips to aid those that aren’t studying like their classmates interested Altman. She graduated from university and taught young children with various problems within the Chicago suburbs. After incomes her master’s measure, she launched into a occupation as a studying disabilities clinician.
Altman famous major adjustments among her younger son's strengths and weaknesses. He acquired studying disabilities remediation of their local public institution from kindergarten via fourth grade, while he not wanted the specialist's expertise.

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Spider Kiss by Harlan Ellison

By Harlan Ellison

If you suggestion the one factor Ellison writes is speculative fiction, craziness approximately significant cockroaches that assault Detroit, or invaders from area who appear like purple eggplant and odor like poultry soup, this dynamite novel of the emergent days of rock and roll will flip you round at the very least 3 times. No spaceships, no robots, only a great child from Louisville named Stag Preston with a voice like an angel, seductive strikes just like the satan, and an invisible monkey named luck using him directly to hell . . .

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Steal Away Home by Billy Coffey

By Billy Coffey

Owen pass grew up with loves: one a video game, the opposite a woman. certainly one of his loves ruined him. Now he’s relying on the opposite to save lots of him.

Owen Cross’s father is a troublesome guy, proud in his brokenness, who desires not anything greater than for Owen to be successful the place he failed. together with his innate abilities and his father’s company hand guiding him, Owen is going to varsity with desires of the foremost leagues—and an vacancy packed with a woman named Micky Dullahan.

Owen enjoyed Micky from the 1st time they met at the hill among their worlds: his middle-class domestic and her bothered Shantytown. Years later, he leaves her for the dugouts and the autographs, yet their days jointly keep on with him. whilst he ultimately returns domestic, he discovers that even peace comes at a price. And that the toughest issues to assert are to those we adore the most.

From seriously acclaimed writer Billy Coffey comes a haunting tale of small-town love, blinding ambition, and the chance of giving all of it for one final chance.

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We Are All Little Gods: An Ordinary Life by Adrian Nardah

By Adrian Nardah

India is newly self sustaining, yet you wouldn’t understand it from Krsna’s boarding tuition. There, surrounded by way of sadistic prefects and English housemasters, lifestyles is going on because it did within the days of the British Raj. education is strict and punishments brutal—even if the schooling Krsna gets is top-notch.

Befriending others in his dorm, together with the good-looking cricketer Koshy, and Blackie, a French-speaking peasant boy from Pondicherry, Krsna adapts to varsity lifestyles. He involves idolize Ralph Forster, an Anglo-Indian housemaster who considers himself of natural English inventory. To Krsna and Blackie, Forster turns into a task version who can do no mistaken.

Forster, beset with a afflicted family members lifestyles, will turn out to be a improper hero at most sensible for the boys—a truth they are going to become aware of with time. As their idol’s existence unravels, Krsna, Blackie, and the opposite boys in their dorm locate their spirits proven and actual our bodies ravaged through the army discipline—and cruelty—of their boarding tuition. to outlive, they should stay powerful and actual to their goals.

An introspective recollection of teenybopper in postcolonial India, we're All Little Gods explores the demanding situations created by means of the imposition of imperial rule over an historical, shiny culture.

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A time for dancing (Italian Edition) by Davida Wills Hurwin

By Davida Wills Hurwin

Sam e Jules sono amiche da sempre e l’estate prima dell’ultimo anno del liceo discutono il proprio futuro, sognano di andare all’università o di scegliere il duro cammino in line with diventare ballerine professioniste. Comunque sia, sono pronte a vivere questa esperienza insieme, condividendo trionfi e lacrime. Non sono pronte consistent withò al destino che è già dietro l’angolo: Jules scopre di avere un tumore. Inizia così un nuovo capitolo della loro esistenza che le costringe a scoprire nuove cose di sé e dell’altra, che rischia di farle perdere ma finisce in keeping with confermare l. a. forza della loro amicizia. los angeles vita può essere durissima e imprevedibile ma anche meravigliosa: esistono un pace in step with amare, un pace in line with vivere e un pace in step with ballare.
Una storia vera, un romanzo indimenticabile che nel 2002 ha dato spunto a un movie di successo, "A Time for Dancing".

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Michael Strand: A Warning to Others by Joshua Parkes

By Joshua Parkes

How do you come back of age in the event you refuse to develop up?

Michael Strand is a customary, suburban younger guy. he's directionless, roaming from position to put having enjoyable, utilizing medicines, attempting to use ladies. constantly a step sooner than the implications, he has no proposal what he is been trying to find- or that he is even looking out in any respect- until eventually it can be too late.

Set in Milwaukee throughout the early Nineties, "Michael Strand" is an episodic story that revisits the picaresque narrative kind. A heated, fictitious memoir that snatches up the "New grownup" style and will not permit it, or the reader, go away unchanged.

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Guarding Buffalo by Gary Street

By Gary Street

via a chain of strange occurrences, younger males meet on Buffalo Mountain in 1971. They locate in one another anything surprisingly ordinary as they percentage a few of their life's reviews, either current and earlier. it truly is via their conversations they arrive to a recognition that whereas they have crossed paths in 1971, considered one of them truly lived over 100 years sooner than the opposite, whilst he used to be Guarding Buffalo.

“There is a commonality in humanity.” whereas the area gradually strikes ahead, it is humans think they're continually in a different place of experiencing tough struggles, sacrificial commitments, and hardships in figuring out their wishes and goals. the days and the landscapes swap from iteration to new release, and the folk of every time think they're the bearers of detailed burdens and limitations. because the Sage as soon as acknowledged, “There's not anything new lower than the sun”, there's a fact that all of us are confronted with related hardships and offerings that experience challenged mankind for ages.

Joseph Samuels and Jacob Applegate locate themselves in a so much complicated and lucky place. One attempting to work out what occurred in his prior, and the opposite trying to comprehend the alternatives that would be sure his destiny. each faces the darkish shadow of conflict that looms over them, and their friends and family. may well it's that those boys have met at this unusual crossroad in time to assist one another, or is it not more than a weird and wonderful and engaging dream?

Jacob not just lives in a country ripped aside by means of Civil battle, yet he and his relatives needs to face a perilous nemesis who needs to break them and all that they have spent their lives operating for. Joseph's global is additionally divided. His destiny both holds the uncertainty of an unpopular battle in Southeast Asia or the more secure virtues of a faculty schooling with doubtful course. Can he settle for the security of a tutorial existence while such a lot of of his family and friends prior to him have positioned their lives at the line for his or her nation? either younger males comprehend the uncertainties of life's offerings, in addition to the effect these offerings will make on their destiny and their relationships with these they carry dear.

Guarding Buffalo is a narrative packed with secret and intrigue. The younger males have obvious either the nice and undesirable this international comprises. Seeing the risk and harm in a time long gone undesirable, they wish to ask...can evil be top confronted head on or is there in a different way? Is there nonetheless wish for them past the ugliness they have obvious in lifestyles? And if there's, what is going to it take to discover it?

The occasions of this tale happens in the course of very unstable and unsure occasions in our County's historical past. those have been instances of difficult offerings and uncertainties for lots of. Jacob and Joseph “find” one another at a time whilst so much seventeen yr outdated boys could be making easy plans for his or her lifestyles. yet their lives are something yet basic. So can a trip that all started over 100 years prior to provide any importance to a latest day younger guy? and will a tender guy who's suffering from lifestyles in 1971 provide whatever priceless to somebody whose final thoughts are in 1864? lifestyles is really packed with surprises, as those people who are Guarding Buffalo can attest.

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