Search Results for: The New Valley

P. J. O’Rourke

…Standard, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute, a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me, and editor-in-chief of the web magazine American Consequences. He lives in rural New England, as far away from the things he writes about as he can get….

World Made by Hand

by James Howard Kunstler

“Far from a typical post-apocalyptic novel. It caters neither to a pseudo-morbid nor faddishly slick vision of the future. Though grim with portent, it is ultimately, as Camus’s novel The Plague, an impassioned and invigorating tale whose ultimate message is one of hope, not despair.” —Michael Leone, San Francisco Chronicle…

1759

by Frank McLynn

 McLynn’s ability to bring history alive triumphs again in this vivid and elegant story of a pivotal moment in world history….

A Carnivore’s Inquiry

by Sabina Murray

The spellbinding new book by the winner of the 2003 PEN/Faulkner Award is a gripping, literary psychological thriller about a young woman and a peculiar taste for flesh…

The Adventures of Lucky Pierre

by Robert Coover

“An embodiment of a spectacle-obsessed entertainment culture that seems horribly like our own. . . . It delivers the ancient narrative satisfaction of seeing a character deal with the inexplicabilities of time, the prospect of his own extinction.” –The New York Times Book Review…

Worm

by Mark Bowden

The fascinating story of the Conficker computer worm and the cyber security elites who have joined forces in a high-tech game of cops and robbers to find its creators and defeat them.

Rez Life

by David Treuer

A celebrated Native American novelist’s intimate, insider exploration of the history of Indian reservations and contemporary life on the rez….

Teach Us to Outgrow Our Madness

by Kenzaburo Oe

“[A] remarkable book. . . . Oe is a supremely gifted writer (and fortunate in having found Nathan as a translator.)” –Ivan Gold, The Washington Post…

How to Fix the Future

by Andrew Keen

As our world continues to be fundamentally changed by the Digital Revolution, this essential book by a leading Internet commentator shows how to preserve the fundamentals of humanity and civilized society in our perilous digital future.

What to Do About the Solomons

by Bethany Ball

From a remarkable new voice in fiction comes a transporting debut, a hilarious multigenerational family saga set in Israel, New York, and Los Angeles that explores the secrets and gossip-filled lives of a kibbutz community near Jerusalem.