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Here’s our second installment of e-books for Summer Reading.
No Knives in the Kitchens of This City by Khaled Khalifa; Leri Price (Translator)ISBN: 9789774167812Publication Date: 2016-10-15In the once beautiful city of Aleppo, one family descends into ruin in this novel from “one of the rising stars of Arab fiction”– New York Times
The Tales of the Heike by Burton Watson; Haruo Shirane
Publication Date: 2006-06-27
The Tales of the Heike is one of the most influential works in Japanese literature and culture, remaining even today a crucial source for fiction, drama, and popular media. Originally written in the mid-thirteenth century, it features a cast of vivid characters and chronicles the epic Genpei war, a civil conflict that marked the end of the power of the Heike and changed the course of Japanese history.
Inuit Stories of Being and Rebirth by Peter Frost (Translator); Claude Lévi-Strauss (Foreword by); Bernard Saladin d’Anglure
Publication Date: 2018-11-30
Ujarak, Iqallijuq, and Kupaaq were elders from the Inuit community on Igloolik Island in Nunavut. The three elders, among others, shared with Bernard Saladin d’Anglure the narratives which make up the heart of Inuit Stories of Being and Rebirth. Through their words, and historical sources recorded by Franz Boas and Knud Rasmussen, Saladin d’Anglure examines the Inuit notion of personhood and its relationship to cosmology and mythology.
For the Love of Pie by Felipa Lopez; Cheryl Perry; Lynne Hulsman (As told to); Tara Striano (Photographer)
Publication Date: 2017-08-22
Join the Pie Corps’ mission to create the finest-quality, handmade, soul-satisfying, savory and sweet pies. Cheryl Perry and Felipa Lopez, owners of Brooklyn’s Pie Corps, share their pie-making expertise and delicious recipes in their first cookbook.
Hidden Lives by Lenore Rowntree (Editor)ISBN: 9781927366547Publication Date: 2017-06-08A revised and updated edition of a collection of personal essays that illuminate what life is like for those who live with mental illness, and how it impacts their family members.
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