East End Paradise

Kitchen Garden Cooking in the City
Author: Jojo Tulloh
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446444104
Category: Cooking
Page: 50
View: 854
Those of us living in towns and cities might think that the pleasures of growing our own food, watching the seasons pass with the changing produce and getting our hands stuck into the soil are beyond our reach. But a growing number of urban dwellers are realising that there are ways of connecting with the land, and enjoying the sheer pleasure of watching something grow, without giving up the joys of living in the city. Jojo Tulloh takes us to her inner-city allotment and guides us through a year of cooking, inspired by the food that has sprung from her surprisingly fertile patch of East London waste-ground.

East in Paradise

Author: Tif Marcelo
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501169491
Category: Fiction
Page: 390
View: 7754
When an entrepreneur and an Army reservist end up in their own reality show fauxmance, they have to decide whether their love exists just for the cameras...or if it’s for real in this warmhearted romance, perfect for foodies and wine lovers! Bryn Aquino, the former manager of a Filipino restaurant, knows the value of hard work. With a shiny new MBA in tow and an investor, she’s ready to start her own business: a culinary retreat where visitors can relax, cook, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Dubbed Paraiso Retreats, she leases the childhood home of army reservist Mitchell Dunford—who returned from Afghanistan to revive his family’s vineyard—but finds herself in a bind when her investor pulls out of the business. When the retreat catches an internet live stream producer’s eye through social media channels, Bryn is offered the opportunity of a lifetime—to document her journey in exchange for a hefty paycheck. Excited, Bryn happily agrees to the arrangement...only to find out that she’s going to have to fake an onscreen romance with her indifferent landlord in order to keep her audience interested. As Mitchell and Bryn put on a show for the cameras, they find their romance isn’t hard to fake. They’ve got more in common under their bluster, banter, and doubts. As their relationship heats up and the cameras keep rolling, the line between show and reality blurs. And when the pressures of family, business, and the audience stack against them, will their romance survive internet stardom? Or was it just for show?

My Father's Paradise

A Son's Search for His Family's Past
Author: Ariel Sabar
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565129962
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 345
View: 4506
In a remote corner of the world, forgotten for nearly three thousand years, lived an enclave of Kurdish Jews so isolated that they still spoke Aramaic, the language of Jesus. Mostly illiterate, they were self-made mystics and gifted storytellers and humble peddlers who dwelt in harmony with their Muslim and Christian neighbors in the mountains of northern Iraq. To these descendants of the Lost Tribes of Israel, Yona Sabar was born. Yona's son Ariel grew up in Los Angeles, where Yona had become an esteemed professor, dedicating his career to preserving his people’s traditions. Ariel wanted nothing to do with his father’s strange immigrant heritage—until he had a son of his own. Ariel Sabar brings to life the ancient town of Zakho, discovering his family’s place in the sweeping saga of Middle-Eastern history. This powerful book is an improbable story of tolerance and hope set in what today is the very center of the world’s attention.

Trouble in Paradise

From the End of History to the End of Capitalism
Author: Slavoj Zizek
Publisher: Melville House
ISBN: 1612194451
Category: Philosophy
Page: 208
View: 8389
In Trouble in Paradise, Slavoj Žižek, one of our most famous, most combative philosophers, explains how we can find a way out of the crisis of capitalism. There is obviously trouble in the global capitalist paradise. But why do we find it so difficult to imagine a way out of the crisis we're in? It is as if the trouble feeds on itself: the march of capitalism has become inexorable, the only game in town. Setting out to diagnose the condition of global capitalism, the ideological constraints we are faced with in our daily lives, and the bleak future promised by this system, Slavoj Žižek explores the possibilities—and the traps—of new emancipatory struggles. Drawing insights from phenomena as diverse as “Gangnam Style” to Marx, The Dark Knight to Thatcher, Trouble in Paradise is an incisive dissection of the world we inhabit, and the new order to come.

East of Eden

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440631320
Category: Fiction
Page: 608
View: 2669
A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. Set in the rich farmland of California's Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families—the Trasks and the Hamiltons—whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. The masterpiece of Steinbeck’s later years, East of Eden is a work in which Steinbeck created his most mesmerizing characters and explored his most enduring themes: the mystery of identity, the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love's absence. Adapted for the 1955 film directed by Elia Kazan introducing James Dean, and read by thousands as the book that brought Oprah’s Book Club back, East of Eden has remained vitally present in American culture for over half a century.

Almost Paradise

The East Hampton Murder of Ted Ammon
Author: Kieran Crowley
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312340230
Category: True Crime
Page: 380
View: 7277
Traces the murder of multimillionaire financier Ted Ammon in 2001, discussing the investigation into his volatile marriage to decorator Generosa, the infidelities of both partners, and Generosa's ex-con lover, who is believed to have played a key role in the killing. By the author of The Surgeon's Wife. 40,000 first printing.


Author: Abdulrazak Gurnah
Publisher: asad babakarkhail
Category: Boys
Page: 114
View: 2658
From East Africa young Yusuf journeys to the coast with his Uncle Aziz. Then he discovers he has been pawned to pay his father's debts and Aziz is not his uncle but a wealthy trader. This is the story of a black boy coming of age and learning of his own inheritance and of an Africa increasingly corrupted by colonialism and violence.

This Side of Paradise

American Literature
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: VM eBooks
Category: Fiction
Page: 316
View: 8138
INDEX BOOK ONE—The Romantic Egotist CHAPTER 1. Amory, Son of Beatrice CHAPTER 2. Spires and Gargoyles CHAPTER 3. The Egotist Considers CHAPTER 4. Narcissus Off Duty INTERLUDE May, 1917-February, 1919 BOOK TWO—The Education of a Personage CHAPTER 1. The Debutante CHAPTER 2. Experiments in Convalescence CHAPTER 3. Young Irony CHAPTER 4. The Supercilious Sacrifice CHAPTER 5. The Egotist Becomes a Personage

The Ladies' Paradise

A Realistic Novel
Author: Emile Zola
Publisher: London : Vizetelly
Page: 383
View: 7453

A Beginner's Guide to Paradise

9 Steps to Giving Up Everything So You Too Can Move to a South Pacific Island, Wear a Loincloth, Read a Hundred Books, Build a Bungalow, Diaper a Baby Monkey, and Maybe, Just Maybe, Fall in Love!
Author: Alex Sheshunoff
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 0451475860
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 464
View: 904
In a true story of a quarter-life crisis, the author shares his experiences living on the remote Pacific island of Yap, covering such topics as loincloth-tying, monkey-diapering, and the effects of global capitalism.


Author: Edmund Hodgson Yates,E. M. (Abdy-Williams) Whgishaw,Walter Sydney Sichel,Ernest Belfort Bax
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
View: 3031

Time, ed. by E. Yates

Author: Edmund Hodgson Yates
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
View: 7131

Time: a Monthly Miscellany of Interesting and Amusing Literature

Author: Edmund Yates
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5884393156
Category: History
Page: N.A
View: 5648

Peconic Bay

Four Centuries of History on Long Island’s North and South Forks
Author: Marilyn E. Weigold
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 0815653093
Category: History
Page: 324
View: 1271
Examining the past four hundred years of regional history, this book discusses the historic, economic, and environmental history of Long Island's East End. Backed by Weigold's academic experience and her extensive research, Baywaters provides an original and thorough account of this region's past. Weigold writes in a journalistic style and incorporates historical and contemporary figures into her text, from Albert Einstein to Whoopi Goldberg. Tying four hundred years of history together by topic, Weigold discusses the changing lifestyles of Long Island residents as well as the evolution of tourism and the presence of the military in the wake of September 11th. Weigold's scholarly experience is enhanced by her personal familiarity with the region, which gives the book a cheerful and personable tone and makes the book accessible to a wide audience.

This Is Paradise

Author: Kristiana Kahakauwila
Publisher: Hogarth
ISBN: 0770436269
Category: Fiction
Page: 240
View: 7879
Elegant, brutal, and profound—this magnificent debut captures the grit and glory of modern Hawai'i with breathtaking force and accuracy. In a stunning collection that announces the arrival of an incredible talent, Kristiana Kahakauwila travels the islands of Hawai'i, making the fabled place her own. Exploring the deep tensions between local and tourist, tradition and expectation, façade and authentic self, This Is Paradise provides an unforgettable portrait of life as it’s truly being lived on Maui, Oahu, Kaua'i and the Big Island. In the gut-punch of “Wanle,” a beautiful and tough young woman wants nothing more than to follow in her father’s footsteps as a legendary cockfighter. With striking versatility, the title story employs a chorus of voices—the women of Waikiki—to tell the tale of a young tourist drawn to the darker side of the city’s nightlife. “The Old Paniolo Way” limns the difficult nature of legacy and inheritance when a patriarch tries to settle the affairs of his farm before his death. Exquisitely written and bursting with sharply observed detail, Kahakauwila’s stories remind us of the powerful desire to belong, to put down roots, and to have a place to call home.

London Parks and Gardens

Author: Alicia Amherst,Evelyn Cecil
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108075991
Category: Architecture
Page: 452
View: 2607
An illustrated 1907 historical and horticultural survey of green spaces in England's capital by a distinguished garden historian.

London Parks and Gardens

Author: Alicia Margaret Tyssen-Amherst Cecil Rockley (Baroness.),Mrs. Evelyn Cecil
Publisher: N.A
Category: Parks
Page: 384
View: 2851

Written for Children

An Outline of English-language Children's Literature
Author: John Rowe Townsend
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810831171
Category: Education
Page: 386
View: 5439
A critical survey of the best and most representative English-language children's literature and picture-books of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

The Jewels of Paradise

Author: Donna Leon
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802120636
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
View: 6174
Donna Leon has won heaps of critical praise and legions of fans for her best-selling mystery series featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti. With The Jewels of Paradise, Leon takes readers beyond the world of the Venetian Questura in her first standalone novel. Caterina Pellegrini is a native Venetian, and like so many of them, she’s had to leave home to pursue her career. With a doctorate in baroque opera from Vienna, she lands in Manchester, England. Manchester, however, is no Venice. When Caterina gets word of a position back home, she jumps at the opportunity. The job is an unusual one. After nearly three centuries, two locked trunks, believed to contain the papers of a baroque composer have been discovered. Deeply-connected in religious and political circles, the composer died childless; now two Venetians, descendants of his cousins, each claim inheritance. Caterina’s job is to examine any enclosed papers to discover the “testamentary disposition” of the composer. But when her research takes her in unexpected directions she begins to wonder just what secrets these trunks may hold. From a masterful writer, The Jewels of Paradise is a superb novel, a gripping tale of intrigue, music, history and greed.

The Social Democrat

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Socialism
Page: N.A
View: 9517