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Book Goodbye to All that

Download or read book Goodbye to All that written by Robert Graves and published by London, Cassell [1966. This book was released on 1966 with total page 338 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Robert Graves's autobiography tells the story of his life at public school and as a young officer during the First World War.

Book Goodbye to All That  Revised Edition

Download or read book Goodbye to All That Revised Edition written by Sari Botton and published by Seal Press. This book was released on 2021-04-06 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From Roxane Gay to Leslie Jamison, thirty brilliant writers share their timeless stories about the everlasting magic—and occasional misery—of living in the Big Apple, in a new edition of the classic anthology. In the revised edition of this classic collection, thirty writers share their own stories of loving and leaving New York, capturing the mesmerizing allure the city has always had for writers, poets, and wandering spirits. Their essays often begin as love stories do, with the passion of something newly discovered: the crush of subway crowds, the streets filled with manic energy, and the sudden, unblinking certainty that this is the only place on Earth where one can become exactly who she is meant to be. They also share the grief that comes like a gut-punch, when the grand metropolis loses its magic and the pressures of New York's frenetic life wear thin for even the most dedicated dwellers. As friends move away, rents soar, and love—still—remains just out of reach, each writer's goodbye is singular and universal, just like New York itself.

Book Goodbye to All That

Download or read book Goodbye to All That written by Robert Graves and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2000-09-28 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life. It also contains memorable encounters with fellow writers and poets, including Siegfried Sassoon and Thomas Hardy, and covers his increasingly unhappy marriage to Nancy Nicholson. Goodbye to All That, with its vivid, harrowing descriptions of the Western Front, is a classic war document, and also has immense value as one of the most candid self-portraits of an artist ever written. Includes illustrations and explanatory footnotes.

Book Goodbye to All That

Download or read book Goodbye to All That written by Molly Mackinlay and published by Molly Z Mackinlay. This book was released on 2017-12-02 with total page 12 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: I never loved New York City. I never craved the crowds, hungered for the grit, or idolized the opportunity. To me, New York was just a means to an end – a place where the team and project I wanted to work on happened to be. I wasn’t dragged to New York, but I wasn’t running there either. As I packed up my life into suitcases, had one last hurrah with the people I loved, and turned to say goodbye to the state that had birthed me, taught me, nurtured me, and launched me into the world – I knew New York wouldn’t last.

Book Never Can Say Goodbye

Download or read book Never Can Say Goodbye written by Sari Botton and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2014-10-14 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the editor of the celebrated anthology Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York, comes a new collection of original essays on what keeps writers tethered to New York City. The “charming” (The New York Times) first anthology Goodbye to All That—inspired by Joan Didion’s classic essay about loving and leaving Manhattan—chronicled the difficulties and disappointments inherent in loving New York, while Never Can Say Goodbye is a celebration of the city that never sleeps, in the tradition of E.B. White’s classic essay, “Here Is New York.” Featuring contributions from such luminaries as Elizabeth Gilbert, Susan Orlean, Nick Flynn, Adelle Waldman, Phillip Lopate, Owen King, Amy Sohn, and many others, this collection of essays is a must-have for every lover of New York—regardless of whether or not you call the Big Apple home.

Book Robert Graves

Download or read book Robert Graves written by Jean Moorcroft Wilson and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2018-08-09 with total page 497 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The writer and poet Robert Graves suppressed virtually all of the poems he had published during and just after the First World War. Until his son, William Graves, reprinted almost all the Poems About War in 1988, Graves's status as a 'war poet' seems to have depended mainly on his prose memoir (and bestseller), Good-bye to All That. None of the previous biographies written on Graves, however excellent, attempt to deal with this paradox in any depth. Robert Graves the war poet and the suppressed poems themselves have been largely neglected – until now. Jean Moorcroft Wilson, celebrated biographer of poets Siegfried Sassoon, Isaac Rosenberg and Edward Thomas, relates Graves's fascinating life during this period, his experiences in the war, his being left for dead at the Battle of the Somme, his leap from a third-storey window after his lover Laura Riding's even more dramatic jump from the fourth storey, his move to Spain and his final 'goodbye' to 'all that'. In this deeply-researched new book, containing startling material never before brought to light, Dr Moorcroft Wilson traces not only Graves's compelling life, but also the development of his poetry during the First World War, his thinking about the conflict and his shifting attitude towards it. Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good-bye to All That casts new light on the life, prose and poetry of Graves, without which the story of Great War poetry is incomplete.

Book Goodbye to All That

    Book Details:
  • Author : Dan Stone
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2014
  • ISBN : 019969771X
  • Pages : 408 pages

Download or read book Goodbye to All That written by Dan Stone and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2014 with total page 408 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shows how the anti-fascist consensus prevalent throughout Europe following World War II has been crumbling since the 1970s and how globalization, deregulation, the erosion of social-democratic welfare capitalism in the West, and the collapse of the Communist alternative in the East are leading to a social divisive, politically dangerous rise of fascism that could threaten the peace of Europe.

Book 1914   Goodbye to All That

    Book Details:
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Pushkin Press
  • Release : 2015-09-01
  • ISBN : 178227118X
  • Pages : 177 pages

Download or read book 1914 Goodbye to All That written by Jeanette Winterson and published by Pushkin Press. This book was released on 2015-09-01 with total page 177 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this collection of essays, ten leading writers from different countries consider the conflicts that have informed their own literary lives. 1914-Goodbye to All That borrows its title from Robert Graves's "bitter leave-taking of England" in which he writes not only of the First World War but the questions it raised: how to live, how to live with each other, and how to write. Interpreting this title as broadly and ambiguously as Graves intended, these essays mark the War's centenary by reinvigorating these questions. The book includes Elif Shafak on an inheritance of silence in Turkey, Ali Smith on lost voices in Scotland, Xiaolu Guo on the 100,000 Chinese sent to the Front, Daniel Kehlmann on hypnotism in Berlin, Colm Toibin on Lady Gregory losing her son fighting for Britain as she fought for an independent Ireland, Kamila Shamsie on reimagining Karachi, Erwin Mortier on occupied Belgium's legacy of shame, NoViolet Bulawayo on Zimbabwe and clarity, Ales Steger on resisting history in Slovenia, and Jeanette Winterson on what art is for. Contributors include: Ali Smith - Scotland Ales Steger - Slovenia Jeanette Winterson - England Elif Shafak - Turkey NoViolet Bulawayo - Zimbabwe Colm Toíbín - Ireland Xiaolu Guo - China Erwin Mortier - Belgium Kamila Shamsie - Pakistan Daniel Kehlmann - Germany

Book The Hoarder in You

    Book Details:
  • Author : Robin Zasio
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Release : 2012-11-13
  • ISBN : 1609611322
  • Pages : 243 pages

Download or read book The Hoarder in You written by Robin Zasio and published by Rodale Books. This book was released on 2012-11-13 with total page 243 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: We all have treasured possessions—a favorite pair of shoes, a much-beloved chair, an ever-expanding record collection. But sometimes, this emotional attachment to our belongings can spiral out of control and culminate into a condition called compulsive hoarding. From hobbyists and collectors to pack rats and compulsive shoppers—it is close to impossible for hoarders to relinquish their precious objects, even if it means that stuff takes over their lives and their homes. According to psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio, our fascination with hoarding stems from the fact that most of us fall somewhere on the hoarding continuum. Even though it may not regularly interfere with our everyday lives, to some degree or another, many of us hoard. The Hoarder In You provides practical advice for decluttering and organizing, including how to tame the emotional pull of acquiring additional things, make order out of chaos by getting a handle on clutter, and create an organizational system that reduces stress and anxiety. Dr. Zasio also shares some of the most serious cases of hoarding that she's encountered, and explains how we can learn from these extreme examples—no matter where we are on the hoarding continuum.

Book Saying Goodbye to Daddy

Download or read book Saying Goodbye to Daddy written by Judith Vigna and published by Albert Whitman & Company. This book was released on 1990-03-01 with total page 35 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Frightened, lonely, and angry after her father is killed in a car accident, Clare is helped through the grieving process by her mother and grandfather.

Book Saying Goodbye

Download or read book Saying Goodbye written by Mike O'Mary and published by Dream of Things. This book was released on 2010-10-11 with total page 188 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Saying Goodbye is a collection of true stories about saying goodbye to the people, places and things in our lives. This is a powerful book that includes a number of sad stories, as well as some very funny ones. Taken together, the stories serve as amazing examples of people saying heartfelt goodbyes with grace, dignity, and good humor.Saying Goodbye includes stories contributed by thirty-one authors from the United States, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere. These stories show that there is sadness in goodbyes, but there is also irony and humor. It s perfect for book groups that want stimulating conversations about saying goodbye a topic that touches us all in one way or another.Saying Goodbye is the first anthology from book publisher Dream of Things in a new series intended to fill the gap between popular anthologies of stories that are "short and sweet" (sometimes so saccharine-sweet they are hard to swallow) and the Best American Essays series, which are much longer. Dream of Things anthologies are collections of quality stories between 500 and 2,500 words. Instead of short and sweet, these stories are short and deep.

Book Goodbye  Again

Download or read book Goodbye Again written by Jonny Sun and published by HarperCollins. This book was released on 2021-04-20 with total page 218 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Instant New York Times Bestseller “Truly, there's no shame in taking a break from books during the pandemic. But if you're feeling ready to reach out, try starting with Goodbye, Again. Take my word for it — let Jonny Sun into your life.”---Janet W. Lee, NPR The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Toogives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poems—accompanied by his trademark illustrations—covering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong. Jonny Sun is back with a collection of essays and other writings in his unique, funny, and heartfelt style. The pieces range from long meditations on topics like loneliness and being an outsider, to short humor pieces, conversations, and memorable one-liners. Jonny's honest writings about his struggles with feeling productive, as well as his difficulties with anxiety and depression will connect deeply with his fans as well as anyone attempting to create in our chaotic world. It also features a recipe for scrambled eggs that might make you cry.

Book Goodbye for Now

    Book Details:
  • Author : Laurie Frankel
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 2013-05-07
  • ISBN : 0307951278
  • Pages : 305 pages

Download or read book Goodbye for Now written by Laurie Frankel and published by Anchor. This book was released on 2013-05-07 with total page 305 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A 2013 Endeavour Award Finalist When Sam Elling creates an algorithm to pair people with their soul mates online, he meets Meredith, his own perfect match. But when Meredith’s grandmother Livvie dies unexpectedly, Sam puts his algorithm to even better use: it compiles Livvie’s old emails and video chats to create a computer simulation so that Meredith can say goodbye. It’s not supernatural; it’s computer science, and Meredith loves it—too much to keep to herself. Together, she and Sam open RePose to help others who have lost a loved one. Business takes off, but for every person who just wants to say goodbye, there’s someone else who can’t let go. This twenty-first-century love story asks what would happen if saying goodbye were just the beginning, and shows how love can take on a life of its own.

Book Packing My Library

Download or read book Packing My Library written by Alberto Manguel and published by Yale University Press. This book was released on 2018-03-20 with total page 155 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France’s Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Packing up his enormous, 35,000†‘volume personal library, choosing which books to keep, store, or cast out, Manguel found himself in deep reverie on the nature of relationships between books and readers, books and collectors, order and disorder, memory and reading. In this poignant and personal reevaluation of his life as a reader, the author illuminates the highly personal art of reading and affirms the vital role of public libraries. Manguel’s musings range widely, from delightful reflections on the idiosyncrasies of book lovers to deeper analyses of historic and catastrophic book events, including the burning of ancient Alexandria’s library and contemporary library lootings at the hands of ISIS. With insight and passion, the author underscores the universal centrality of books and their unique importance to a democratic, civilized, and engaged society.

Book Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Download or read book Slouching Towards Bethlehem written by Joan Didion and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 1990 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A RICH DISPLAY OF SOME OF THE BEST PROSE WRITTEN TODAY IN THE USA.

Book Goodbye to Goodbyes

    Book Details:
  • Author : Lauren Chandler
  • Publisher : Tales that Tell the Truth
  • Release : 2019-02
  • ISBN : 9781784983772
  • Pages : 0 pages

Download or read book Goodbye to Goodbyes written by Lauren Chandler and published by Tales that Tell the Truth. This book was released on 2019-02 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bible storybook that teaches young children that Jesus came to give his friends life after death.

Book Goodbye to the Buttermilk Sky

Download or read book Goodbye to the Buttermilk Sky written by Julia Oliver and published by Deep South Books. This book was released on 2001 with total page 206 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A beautifully narrated novel of time and place, Goodbye to the Buttermilk Sky re-creates a southern summer when the depression and the boll weevil turned hopes to dust. With the extraordinary talent to make the reader see the Ball canning jars on the kitchen table, hear the clicks on the party line, and feel the bittersweet moments of 20-year-old Callie Tatum's first experiences with adult desire, Oliver portrays a young wife's increasingly dangerous infidelity with cinematic precision and palpable suspense.