Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
With fresh ideas and a noble heritage, the book "As a Man Doeth" brings new light to the timeless classic as “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen. After reading his book many people understand how our thoughts affect our actions. However,only now has the conversation been revisited and taken to new heights with a focus on how actions change our thoughts.
1982, and Thatcher is busy warmongering in the Falklands. Meanwhile, in a small Yorkshire town, unemployed punks Colin, Brian and Stiggy are busy having a good time getting drunk, sniffing glue, and going to see punk bands play live.
This is a short biography of a remarkable man from the Appalachians who touched many lives during his short 49 year life span. A few of the highlights of his life, including victories and defeats, are highlighted in this work.
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
This ain’t no Chick-Lit!
Best friends Abby and Shaz like nothing more than sticking the boot into some mug after a night out on the piss. That look of sheer terror on the bloke’s face when he first realises what’s coming his way. The way he begs for mercy right up until the moment he loses consciousness. It’s the best buzz ever.
Second Chances is about life and second chances. In this collection of shorts you’ll read about street life, corporate life, love lives, the pulpit, the mosque, and all manner of fallen given a second chance to make right what they did wrong. But will they successfully make it?
Punk's not dead yet!
Every year, on the anniversary of the death of hated 1980s prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the elderly residents of State Retirement Home SY-379 hold a festival of celebration. Balloons and bunting go up, raucous punk music is played, memories are relived by those who still have all their faculties, and a good time is had by all.