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"I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now."
Hugo Award for Best Novel (2001), Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for... Read more
acclaimed work. Set during World War II, the novel uses a distinctive non-chronological
third-person omniscient narration, mainly focusing on the life of Captain John
Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. Occasionally, the narrator
also shows us how other characters, such as the chaplain or Hungry Joe,
experience the world around them. As the novel’s events are described from the
different points of view through separate... Read more
In Elie Wiesel's memoir Night, a pious teenager is guilt-ridden because he survived the Nzai death camps, and yet his family was killed. He questions his faith, the loss of his innocense, and the nature of evil that can allow such genocide to occur.
Elie Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.
“For in the end, it is all about memory, its sources and its magnitude, and, of course, its consequences.”
The greater community begins to doubt Harry and the existence of Voldemort's return, and Hogwarts is overtaken by an oppressive representative from the Ministry of Magic. We meet the dread Dementors, and Harry... Read more
Contemporary Fiction Books & Ephemera
A tiny girl is abandoned on a ship headed for Australia in 1913. She arrives completely alone with nothing but a small suitcase containing a few clothes and a single bookâÈ'a beautiful volume of fairy tales. She is taken in by the dockmaster and his wife and raised as... Read more
The Red Tent is historical fiction. Author Anita Diamant expounds on the silence of the woman Dinah in the story of Genesis, retelling and recreating a time period in Biblical history through the eyes of the women.