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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold: Adventures Along the Iron Curtain Tra…


‘Bill Bryson on two wheels’ Independent

Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike.

Asking for trouble and getting it, he sets off at the Arctic winter’s brutal height, bullying his plucky MIFA 900 through the endless and massively sub-zero desolation of snowbound Finland.

Haunted throughout the journey by the border detritus of watchtowers and rusted razor wire, Moore reflects…




The Devil S Milk

Pub Date : 2011-02-01 | Author : John Tully | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781583672617
ISBN 13 : 1583672613

Capital, as Marx once wrote, comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt.” He might well have been describing the long, grim history ..




Adonais

Pub Date : 2010-08-01 | Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley | Publisher : The Floating Press

ISBN 10 : 9781775418702
ISBN 13 : 1775418707

"Adonais" represents the height of artistic achievement for nineteenth-century Romantic poetry. Percy Bysshe Shelley's book-length elegy in the pastoral style mourns the loss of fe..


Jake The Fake Keeps It Real

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Craig Robinson | Publisher : Crown Books For Young Readers

ISBN 10 : 9780553523515
ISBN 13 : 0553523511

Having faked his way into the Music and Art Academy, a performing arts school for gifted students where his talented older sister rules, sixth-grader Jake, a jokester who can barel..


The Gay Place

Pub Date : 1961 | Author : Billy Lee Brammer | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 0292708319
ISBN 13 : 9780292708310

A collection of three interrelated novels that explore the inner workings of the American government...


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