Gersi Alfredo Bays
Novel, translated from Esperanto. Translator: Trevor Steele.
The Prophet from Pedras" is humorous and tragic, full of the small and big stories life brings along: At the beginning of the 1930's, when the Brazilian version of fascism appears in Southern Brazil, Ludvig Kapstein, a non-practicing Jew, decides to leave his city and move far away. He is nicknamed "Prophet" because of his long beard, his wisdom and his free spirit, and in the small town of Pedras somewhere at the Uruguay River, he finds his new home. Family, friends, his optimism and sense of innovation help him become one of Pedras' most respected citizens, until one day bandits show up. "... More...
ISBN: 9781595691941 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9781595691958 (paperback)
Edited and with an Afterword by Jack F. Sharrar.
Published here for the first time, "The Great Bordello. A Story of the Theatre" is the work of Jazz-Age playwright Avery Hopwood (1882-1928). Once described as "the most devastating exposé of the American theatre as an institution imaginable," "The Great Bordello" portrays the disintegration of youth's dreams amidst the ruthless realities of life and the human desire to accomplish something of enduring value. More...
Malama Katulwende: Discourses on African Aesthetics, Music, Jurisprudence, Ethno-Politics & Good Governance
Passionate and often controversial: The topics of Zambian author's "Discourses" (fictional and non-fictinal essays) range from Zambian hip-hop and African music in general to art, fame, eroticism, and - of course - philosophy and African politics.
Bruce Kellner's New Novel Examines the Troubling Pull of the Past:
On a midwestern farm in the last century, a boy is forced to come of age in a colorful family of dysfunctional women, scarred by the unfulfilled dreams of his alcoholic mother, his strange spinster aunts, his malevolent nieces, and especially "the prettiest girls in Euphoria, Kansas," his five unforgettable sisters.
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Jesus' death - "triumph of a glorious
This novel, based on a large amount of research, seeks to explore Jesus'
actual life before he became an object of deification and falsification.
It follows him from his humble birth, his gradual development of healing
powers, his years as an Essene monk, his short campaign as a charismatic
healer-preacher, to his ghastly death - and what happened after the death.
(Domestic Violence - A Personal Story)
One woman's powerful journey from independence into a marriage paralyzed by the grip of domestic violence - and back again to a life of hope and wholeness!
"Facing the truth and deciding to leave was the hardest decision I ever made. But slowly, light began to peek through from behind the clouds. Today, I am facing forward. I have reclaimed my life and if you are involved with someone who is hurting you or your children (or hurting someone you love) you can reclaim your life too. You are not alone! Help is available. Hope is just around the corner."
Tivadar Soros (and The Fairest Judgment)
If you want to know where the brothers Paul and George Soros got their business skills,
look no further than this little adventure story told by their father.
In simple, understated
style, Tivadar Soros tells how he and his companions broke out of their Siberian
prisoner-of-war camp at the time of the Russian Revolution and traveled on foot
through inhospitable mountains to freedom..
and Other Writings about Music and
Selected, edited, and with a Preface by
Carl Van Vechten was first to offer serious assessments of the music of
Igor Stravinsky, Erik Satie, George Gershwin, and the operas of Richard
Stauss. He wrote the earliest study in America of the music of Spain.
He was first to advocate musical scores for movies. He contended that
ragtime and jazz were the only uniquely American music, at a time when
they were dismissed or ignored by other critics.
In this comedy of bad manners, the ill-matched parents of too young newly-weds Billy and Ann Richardson politely collide in a series of encounters guaranteed to insure catastrophe, when a wry college professor, a glamorous real estate agent, a randy plumber, and a frustrated housewife politely face off on some social and sexual battlefields ... More...
Hardcover with jacket or paperback; 508 pages
Both directions: Contains both EsperantoEnglish
and EnglishEsperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries.
Completely revised and rewritten.
This book is a look back at the beginnings of the Esperanto movement in the US and beyond, opening a window into contemporaneous accounts on the pages of a world-renowned news paper.
That biography was originally published in Esperanto; the present version, in Ian Richmond's excellent translation, is an abridged version of the original text, prepared for English readers by the author.
A story of shame, hope and triumph. It is a novel
about a young girl, Theo, who manages to escape abuse from the Congo,
where she has been in the hands of rebel soldiers. After many difficulties
she travels to South Africa where she befriends and later falls in love
with a young man, Qhama...
"Tim" (1891; sometimes subtitled "A Story of a School Life") is a delicate portrayal
of a sensitive boy's devoted affection
for an older boy - a very touching
story of a tender and self-forgetful
Mature love story explores the power
of memory, music and enduring love:
Approaching old age, Silas Harmon
closes his San Francisco bookshop to retire to the summer cottage in Kentucky
where he spent his youth. There he encounters - for the first time in
fifty-five years - the lonely Polish refugee with whom he had a love affair
when he was sixteen and she was thirty-two. Together they must now confront
how that forbidden alliance influenced both their lives and how it will
influence the few years ahead of them... More...
The long-unprinted novel is considered an
authentic portrait of the 1920s and explores the eternal search for happiness
First published in 1925, the novel centers
around a wide cast of characters whose lives are irrevocably changed by
the mysterious Gunnar O'Grady in 1920s New York. Though, like most Van Vechten
novels, there is more than actually meets the eye.
"Of the four (out of seven) novels that deal directly with what he
called 'the splendid drunken twenties'
in New York, Firecrackers was published at the heart of the
period and comes closest to depicting the Jazz
Age in all its variety." More...
In German and Esperanto:
Interlingvistiko kaj esperantologio. Bibliografio de la publikajoj de Detlev Blanke.
Interlinguistik und Esperantologie. Bibliographie der Veröffentlichungen von Detlev Blanke.
In Deutsch und Esperanto/ En la germana kaj Esperanto
53-jaroj da publikigado: Dulingva (Esperanta kaj germana) bibliografio de unu el la plej agemaj kaj verkemaj interlingvistoj, esperantologoj kaj Esperanto-aktivuloj de la movado, Detlev Blanke.
53 Jahre an Veröffentlichungen: Zweisprachige Bibliographie (Esperanto und Deutsch) von einem der wohl aktivsten Interlinguisten, Esperantologen und Organisatoren der Esperanto-Bewegung, Detlev Blanke.
Many of the works of these authors have not been published in the US for
Literature originally written in Esperanto: The so-called "Originala Esperanto-literaturo" - prose and poetry
Books in English: Books about the history of the Esperanto movememnt (among others)
Dictionaries and more: English-Esperanto and Esperanto-English dictionary, a literary encyclopedia (among others)
Books in Esperanto: All our books written in (or translated into) the international language Esperanto
Wera Blanke: Esperanto
- Terminologie und Terminologiearbeit
(Essays about terminology in English and German)
Geoffrey Sutton: Concise
Encyclopedia of the Original Literature of Esperanto
Sigmund Freud: Dream
(Psychoanalysis for Beginner)
Jack London: War
of the Classes. Revolution. The Shrinkage of the Planet
Eightheenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
Utopian and Scientific
(Social-Historical Essay. Introduction by Karl Marx. With an appendix:
Friedrich Engels: Feuerbach—The Roots of Socialist Philosophy (plus: Karl Marx: Theses on Feuerbach)
Jerome K. Jerome: Idle
Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
ECONOMY / EMPLOYMENT:
Job Security. Resource Guide (2010
Little What's-His-Name (Little Good-for-Nothing; Le petit chose)
Gods Are Athirst (Les dieux ont soif);
Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard;
is the Gate (La
of Oscar Wilde
and Jules de Goncourt:
Man who Laughs (By Order of the King);
of a Crime
Testimony of an Eye-Witness)
Colas Breugnon. A Burgundian Story
Antarctic Mystery (The Sphinx of the Ice Fields)
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Krambambuli. The District Doctor
Trials and Tribulations. A Berlin Novel (Novel)
The Poor Musician (Novella)
Cold Heart. Nose, The Dwarf (Two
A Winter Tale
(Bilingual Edition. Deutschland.
Rabbi of Bacharach (novel);
Memoirs of Herr von Schnabelewopski
Sandman. The Elementary Spirit
(Two Mysterious Tales)
Wolfgang von Goethe:
Sorrows of Young Werther
Village Romeo and Juliet (novella);
Governor of Greifensee
Tale from an Old Chronicle)
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing:
Minna von Barnhelm, or The Soldier's Fortune (A Comedy)
The Hunger Pastor (A novel)
Rider of the White Horse
Andersen Nexø (Nexö):
Complete Edition: Girl Alive. Daughter of Man. Towards the Starts);
(Complete Edition: Boyhood. Apprenticeship. The Great Struggle. Daybreak)
- A Story of School Life
(Gay Classic Series)
That Was Possible