November New Books A Death in the Family James Agee Forty

November New Books
A Death in the Family
James Agee
Forty years after its original
publication, James Agee's last novel
seems, more than ever, an American
classic. For in his lyrical, sorrowful
account of a man's death and its
impact on his family, Agee
painstakingly created a small world
of domestic happiness…
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
Blond Ambition: An A-List Novel
Billy Collins
Zoey Dean
Aimless Love gives the reader an
The third novel in this witty and
opportunity to assess the rich
risqué series takes readers behind
scope of Collins' gifts. Containing
the scenes of the intoxicating world
more than fifty new poems and a
of Hollywood glitterati. Upper East
generous gathering from his
Side blueblood Anna Percy came
collections of the past decade-
to L.A. to learn how to have a good
Horoscopes for the Dead,
time. Then Princeton prince Ben
Ballistics, The Trouble with Poetry,
Birnbaum and his amazing
and Nine...
disappearing act turned out to be
anything but.
The Ranger’s Apprentice/ Book 2
The Midnight Dress
John Flanagan
Karen Foxlee
Carrie Jones
Bracing for a final clash with the
Quiet misfit Rose doesn't expect to
Zara and her friends thought they'd
evil warlord Morgarath, the
fall in love with the sleepy beach
solved the pixie problem. And they
Rangers rally the kingdom's allies,
town of Leonora. Nor does she
did - sort of. The pixie's are all
and Will is chosen, along with his
expect to become fast friends with
locked away, deep in the woods.
friend Horace, as special envoys to
beautiful, vivacious Pearl Kelly,
But the king's needs grow stronger
nearby Celtica. But the simple
organizer of the high school float at
mission soon takes an unsettling
the annual Harvest Festival
turn - the Celticans have
parade. It's better not to get too
disappeared, …
attached when Rose and her father
live on the road, driving their
caravan from one place to the next
The Metamorphosis
A Good Man is Hard to Find
Carrie Jones
Franz Kafka
Flannery O’Conner
Zara and Nick are soul mates,
As Gregor Samsa awoke one
The collection that established
meant to be together for ever. But
morning from uneasy dreams he
O'Connor's reputation as one of
that's not quite how things have
found himself transformed in his
the american masters of the short
worked out. For starters, Nick has
bed into a gigantic insect. He was
story. The volume contains the
gone. He has been taken to the
laying on his hard, as it were
celebrated title story, a tale of the
mythical place for warriors known
armor-plated, back and when he
murderous fugitive The Misfit, as
as Valhalla. Zara and her friends
lifted his head a little he could see
well as "The Displaced Person"
might be able to get him back, it's
his domelike brown belly divided
and eight other stories.
just not going to be easy.
into stiff arched segments…
Antsy Does Time
The Schwa Was Here
Ship out of Luck
Neal Shusterman
Neal Shusterman
Neal Shusterman
Fueled by friendship and
They say if you stare at him long
In honor of Old Man Crawley’s
sympathy, Antsy Bonano signs a
enough, you can see what’s written
eightieth birthday, the Bonano
month of his life over to his dying
on the wall behind him. They say a
family has been invited to celebrate
classmate Gunnar Umlaut. Soon
lot of things about the Schwa, but
with a weeklong cruise to the
everyone at school follows suit,
one things for sure: no one ever
Caribbean aboard the world’s
giving new meaning to the idea of
noticed him. Except me. My name
largest, grandest ship. But whether
living on borrowed time. But does
is Antsy Bonano—and I can tell
on land or at sea, Antsy can’t
Gunnar really have six months to
you what’s true and what’s not,
manage to stay out of trouble: He
live, or is news of his imminent
cause I was there. I was the one
quickly finds himself the
death greatly exaggerated?
who realized the Schwa was
accomplice of stowaway...
functionally invisible and used
All the Right Stuff
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and
Walter Dean Myers
the Art of Battling Giants
Malcolm Gladwell
New York Times bestselling author
Walter Dean Myers tackles the
In his #1 bestselling books THE
social contract from a teen’s
perspective in his novel All the
OUTLIERS, Malcolm Gladwell has
Right Stuff. In one of his most
explored the ways in which we
thought-provoking novels to date,
understand and change our world.
Myers weaves together political
Now he looks at the complex and
philosophy, basketball, and making
surprising ways in which the weak
soup in Harlem, with the depth that
can defeat the strong, how the
defines his writing career.
small can match up against the
giant, and how our goals (often
cultural determined) can make a
huge difference in our ultimate...
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