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Harry Marte’s Li’l Pit

Harry Marte’s Li’l Pit Harry Marte (vocals/guitar) Beth Wimmer (vocals/guitar) Claude Meier (bass) Saturday, April 26th, 8 p.m. Doors: 7 p.m.  MICHAEL KÖHLMEIER ABOUT HARRY MARTE (April 2013): Ask me: What’s his most remarkable trait of character? I answer: Self loyalty. And you want to know more about him? Watch him carefully as he looks into himself when his left hand grabs the neck of his Martin Guitar and the right hand longs for the strings: In a few seconds […]

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Christopher Clark

The Sleepwalkers

The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from […]

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Iain Sinclair

American Smoke – Journeys to the End of the Light

Completing the trilogy begun with Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire and continued with Ghost Milk, Iain Sinclair […]

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Nick Hornby

Stuff I’ve Been Reading

Stuff I’ve Been Reading by Nick Hornby – the bestselling novelist’s rich, witty and inspiring reading diary […]

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David Lodge

Lives in Writing

A collection of essays on writers and writing by the Booker-shortlisted novelist and critic. Writing about […]

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Siri Hustvedt

The Blazing World

Artist Harriet Burden, consumed by fury at the lack of recognition she has received from the […]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. From the award-winning author of ‘Half of […]

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Herbert A. Leibowitz

Something Urgent I Have to Say to You

Herbert Leibowitz’s “Something Urgent I Have to Say to You” provides a new perspective on the […]

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James Salter

All That Is

‘Sentence for sentence, Salter is the master’ Richard Ford A major new novel, his first work […]

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John Williams

Stoner

Have you read the novel everyone is talking about about? Stoner: the 2013 surprise international bestseller […]

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Peter Rüedi

Stolen Moments

Stolen Moments. 1522 Jazzkolumnen Seit schon dreissig Jahren erscheint in jeder «Weltwoche» eine Kolumne von Peter […]

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Christos Tsiolkas

Barracuda

Barracuda follows a young competitive swimmer who devotes his life to the sport in the hopes […]

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Donal Ryan

The Spinning Heart

Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2013 Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013 Winner […]

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Willy Vlautin

The Free

Willy Vlautin’s stunning fourth novel opens with Leroy, a young, wounded, Iraq veteran, waking to a […]

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John Niven

Straight White Male

Kennedy Marr is a novelist from the old school. Irish, acerbic, and a borderline alcoholic and […]

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Benjamin Moser

Why This World – A Biography of Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector is one of the most popular but least understood of Latin American writers, and […]

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Jonathan Franzen

Farther Away

In Farther Away, which gathers together essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Franzen returns […]

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Marisha Pessl

Night Film

Cult horror director Stanislas Cordova hasn’t been seen in public since 1971. To his fans he […]

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Julian Barnes

Levels of Life

‘You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is […]

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Kevin Powers

The Yellow Birds

An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, […]

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Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed

An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else. Khaled Hosseini, the […]

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J.M. Coetzee

The Childhood of Jesus

The mysterious, masterful new novel from J.M. Coetzee, twice winner of the Booker Prize and winner […]

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James Kelman

Mo Said She Was Quirky

In Mo Said She Was Quirky James Kelman, the Booker prize-winning author of How late it […]

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Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel, set in […]

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David Shields / Shane Salerno

Salinger

Based on eight years of exhaustive research and exclusive interviews with more than 200 people—and published […]