Forty Stories is the first long-form work published under the aegis of Fifty-Two Stories, the short fiction blog of Harper Perennial. Since its inception in 2009, Fifty-Two Stories (www.fiftytwostories.com) has hosted work by writers both new and established, including Neil Gaiman, Louise Erdrich, Mary Gaitskill, Dennis Cooper, Jennifer Haigh, Tom Piazza, Lydia Peelle, Willy Vlautin, Marcy Dermansky, and more. Fifty-Two Stories has attracted particular attention for the early exposure it has given to innovative young writers such as Blake Butler, Ben Greenman, Amelia Gray, Seth Fried, and Catherine Lacey. Forty Stories features work by Harper Perennial authors including Butler, Greenman, Eli...
Easy to read, easy to use, easy to understand. Based on the internationally renowned COBUILD language program, the HarperCollins Beginner's ESL Dictionary offers 90 percent of the words spoken and written in the English language. Ideal for school use and anyone starting to learn English More than 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 25,000 examples Clear, innovative color layout allows for maximum ease of use Frequently used words starred for quick reference Extensive usage notes and full-page illustrations Comprehensive 200-page English grammar guide
'Among the 60 essential English-language works of Modern Indian Literature. An important literary marker'-World Literature Today The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry by Indians is a major landmark international book that reflects the vibrant contemporary poetry culture of India and the broader Indian diaspora - the United States and Canada, The United Kingdom and Europe, Africa and Asia, Australia and the Pacific. The featured poets are born post 1950, after India became a republic, and showcase the best English poetry by Indians over the last sixty years. A unique feature of this discerning anthology is that over 90 per cent of the poems are new and unpublished in individual author volumes. Expertly edited by Sudeep Sen, this significant book is a must-have for literature and poetry lovers - an essential compendium for academics, students, librarians and interested lay readers who want to sample the vibrant cultural and intellectual milieu of India, at home and in the world.
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A Collection Of Urdu Stories By Some Of The Finest And Most Renowned Writers Of The Language Today - Including Naiyer Masud, Balraj Manra, Jeelani Bano And Intizar Husain - Brought To The English Reader In Accurate, Modern Translations. With Originality And Poetic Grace, These Stories Lead Us Into A World Shaped By Islamic And Indian Sub Continental Traditions, Revealing An Imagination Hovering Upon The Mystical And The Romantic, The Traditional And The Modern, The Social And The Political. Ultimately, They Testify To The Depth Of The Human Spirit Ad They Reflect Upon Its Mysteries. An Informative Preface By Muhammad Umar Memon Sets The Scene For A Power Anthology Of A Vibrant And Tenacious Literary Tradition.
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The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary, revised and updated edition, is the most complete, up-to-date, and accessible guide for the study of the Bible available today. With more than 4,000 lively, informative, and reader-friendly entries, this essential reference book provides all the information you need to understand the Bible. Whether you are a pastor, layperson, or a student of scripture, you will find every important name, place, and subject that makes Bible study come to life. From Aaron to Zurishaddai, here are all the people, events, and ideas of biblical times. This third edition continues in the rich tradition of its predecessors but has been thoroughly updated and revised by a new edi...