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Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins | Conversation Starters

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Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins | Conversation Starters

David Goggin's childhood was a nightmare and was thus destined for failure. Battling against the odds, he transformed...


Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams??????? by Matthew Walker | Conversation Starters

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Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker | Conversation Starters

“Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams” by Matthew Walker is Dr. Walker’s exploration and...


Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally (Book Analysis)

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Unlock the more straightforward side of Schindler’s Ark with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally, which tells...


A Column of Fire: by Ken Follett | Conversation Starters

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A Column of Fire: by Ken Follett | Conversation Starters

 A Column of Fire is the latest novel by author Ken Follett. Returning once again to Kingsbridge, England, A Column of Fire is the story of a country...


The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933-1973

by Mark Greif

In a midcentury American cultural episode forgotten today, intellectuals of all schools shared a belief that human nature was under threat. The immediate result was a glut of dense, abstract books on the "nature...


Dis-orientations: Philosophy, Literature and the Lost Grounds of Modernity

by Marcia Sa Cavalcante Schuback & Tora Lane

This is an edited collection of original essays that combine philosophy, phenomenology, and literature to reflect on modern ideas about orientation and disorientation, grounds and groundlessness.


George Bowering: Bright Circles of Colour

by Eva-Marie Kroller

The first book-length, critical study of George Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts.


Soldier for Christ: A Novel

by John Zeugner

Rector's assistant Owen Mathias, a young and average sensualist, gradually stumbles on the considerable connections his church in Kobe, Japan, has to atrocities committed by Unit 731, Japan's biological warfare...


Get Poor Now, Avoid the Rush: The Life and Times of Henry Buckberry

by Seedy Buckberry

It's hard to say, exactly, what's meant by the modern world, but Henry Buckberry never really hooked into it. Born before the First World War and the oldest boy in a family of thirteen kids, he left the open,...


Subjects and Simulations: Between Baudrillard and Lacoue-Labarthe

by Hugh J. Silverman, Anne O'Byrne, Stephen David Ross & Alina Clej et al.

Subjects and Simulations presents essays focused on suffering and sublimity, representation and subjectivity, and the relation of truth and appearance through engagement with the legacies of Jean Baudrillard...


Literary Crossroads: An International Exploration of Women, Gender, and Otherhood

by Elaine Sykes, Blessing Diala-Ogamba, Romanus Muoneke & Juliana Daniels et al.

This book covers a variety of women's issues from different parts of the world. It also expresses various themes of oppression, marginalization, sexism, gender, and emancipation of women, showing that women's...


Spirit Possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou Thought: An Intellectual History

by M. D. Benedicty-Kokken

This book recuperates the important history that Haitian thought around Vodou possession has had in French critical theory.


Stephen King's Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror

by Philip L. Simpson & Patrick McAleer

This book looks at the more recent works of fiction by Stephen King as well as an examination of his nonfiction book, On Writing, published in 2000. Works discussed in this volume include Duma Key, The Girl...


Performatively Speaking: Speech and Action in Antebellum American Literature

by Debra J. Rosenthal

In Performatively Speaking, Debra Rosenthal draws on speech act theory to open up the current critical conversation about antebellum American fiction and culture and to explore what happens when writers use...


Venus of Khala-Kanti

by Angèle Kingué & Christine Schwartz Hartley

The story of Venus of Khala-Kanti unfolds in the ancient forests of an imaginary West African village. The story is at once a straightforward narrative of human courage and an allegory for the amputation of...


Stage Mothers: Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830

by Elaine M. McGirr, Laura Engel, Ellen Malenas Ledoux & Judith Hawley et al.

Stage Mothers expands the discussion of eighteenth-century women’s social and dramatic roles by demonstrating the complicated, contradictory, and celebratory faces of maternity on stage and on the page. This...


Desire After Affect

by Marie-Luise Angerer & Nicholas Grindell

Desire After Affect offers a detailed analysis of the affective turn and its consequences for the humanities.


Mysticism in Postmodernist Long Poems: Contemplation of the Divine

by Joe Moffett

This book examines how postmodernist writers use the long poem as a means of exploring a direct relationship with the divine. They find that the must chart individual paths of spiritual understanding informed...


Women's Fiction and Post-9/11 Contexts

by Sebastian Groes, Claire Colebrook, Peter Childs & Corina Selejan et al.

Rather than accept that there is a single body of literature that can be labeled “women’s writing,” this volume explores the ways in which twenty-first-century crises have problematized identity, literature,...


Violent Beginnings: Literary Representations of Postcolonial Algeria

by Lucie Knight-Santos

Violent Beginnings: Literary Representations of Postcolonial Algeria explores how violence, during the Algerian War of Independence (1954–1962) to the more recent civil war (1991–2002), has shaped literary...