Chasing Lost Time

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Come, Sweet Day: Holding On To Hope In Dark Times

Created to provide solace, strength, and inspiration, Come, Sweet Day is for anyone feeling weighed down by life. This collection of poems and essays, written by an award winning author, reminds each of us that we are not alone. God is good, and we can see His love even in dark times.
Though loneliness and despair may at times seem overwhelming, the words on these pages encourage us to seek for grace, to find the light and let it in, and to hold on to hope.
There are good days coming.

Waves of You: Love Poems

Waves of You: Love Poems is an emotional expression of profound and passionate love language that you can make your own.

Meant to be read aloud to the one you love, it is brimming with blooming romance, enduring love, and alchemical connection.

From “sun drenched smiles” and “wide eyed wonderment” to “sanguine summers” and “umbrella lined beaches,” this collection of whimsical poetry “will carry you…into a boundless sea” of love.

No, I cannot end
your waves of pain,
but I will lift you up
and always
raise you higher,
so, you can rise
above them.

In this collection, you will find heartfelt poetry and prose celebrating romantic love and the joys of falling in and sustaining love in all its fluidity.

The book begins with playful flirtations and the ebbing and flowing moments of falling in love, then moves to the sensations of physical connection, ending with the sweet rewards of lasting love.

Collected Poems

A representative collection of the life work of the much honored poet and a founder of the Black Arts movement, spanning the 4 decades of her literary career.

Gathering highlights from all of Sonia Sanchez's poetry, this compilation is sure to inspire love and community engagement among her legions of fans. Beginning with her earliest work, including poems from her first volume, Homecoming (1969), through to 2019, the poet has collected her favorite work in all forms of verse, from Haiku to excerpts from book length narratives. Her lifelong dedication to the causes of Black liberation, social equality, and women's rights is evident throughout, as is her special attention to youth in poems addressed to children and young adults.

As Maya Angelou so aptly put it: Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature's forest. When she writes she roars, and when she sleeps other creatures walk gingerly.

Worn

Tenderness meets pain meets joy here, offering up the voices of Black folks fostering connection with their children, their lovers, and themselves. Christian's third collection of poetry takes the reader through love and longing, and manifests how we all cope and get dressed again after the harsh reality of our world lays us bare. From ghazals about erotic kinks to the disappointment of a father, these poems explore the clothes we reach for first when loss strips us naked.

Our Work Is Everywhere: An Illustrated Oral History of Queer and Trans Resistance

Over the past ten years, we have witnessed the rise of queer and trans communities that have defied and challenged those who have historically opposed them. Through bold, symbolic imagery and surrealist, overlapping landscapes, queer illustrator and curator Syan Rose shines a light on the faces and voices of these diverse, amorphous, messy, real and imagined queer and trans communities.

In their own words, queer and trans organizers, artists, healers, comrades, and leaders speak honestly and authentically about their own experiences with power, love, pain, and magic to create a textured and nuanced portrait of queer and trans realities in America. The many themes include Black femme mental health, Pacific Islander authorship, fat queer performance art, disability and healthcare practice, sex worker activism, and much . Accompanying the narratives are Rose's startling and sinuous images that brings these leaders' words to visual life.

Our Work Is Everywhere is a graphic nonfiction book that underscores the brilliance and passion of queer and trans resistance.

Includes a foreword by Lambda Literary Award winning author and activist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna Samarasinha, author of Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice.

This Is How We Come Back Stronger: Feminist Writers on Turning Crisis into Change

In the spring of 2020, a rapidly spreading global pandemic changed the contemporary world. COVID 19 exposed dangerous fault lines in countries like the United States and the United Kingdom, which had long enjoyed the illusion that they were capable of handling large scale crises like this. The virus has brought to the fore institutional failures concerning public health, unemployment, and government stability, and exacerbated conditions for vulnerable and marginalized groups. Racial disparity, domestic abuse, food insecurity, and social welfare are reconsidered in the wake of a startling new reality: lockdown and severe economic precarity.

In essays, short fiction, poetry, and , writers respond to the personal and the political in the time of pandemic. Marking the one year anniversary of lockdown in the US and the UK, these pieces consider where we go from here—and remind us that, despite it all, we are not alone.

This Is How We Come Back Stronger is an essential collection for our times, featuring contributions from Glory Edim, Fatima Bhutto, Layla Saad, Juliet Jacques, Kate Mosse, Michelle Tea, Lisa Taddeo, Akasha Gloria Hull, Amelia Abraham, Virgie Tovar, and .

Ten percent of every book sold will be donated to the Third Wave Fund to support youth led gender justice activism.

If God Is a Virus (Break Beat Poets)

Based on original reporting from West Africa and the United States,and the poet’s experiences as a doctor and journalist, If God Is A Virus charts the course of the largest and deadliest Ebola epidemic in history, telling the stories of Ebola survivors, outbreak responders, journalists and the virus itself. Documentary poems explore which human lives are valued, how editorial decisions are weighed, what role the aid industrial complex plays in crises, and how medical myths and rumor can travel faster than microbes.These poems also give voice to the virus. Eight percent of the human genome is inherited from viruses and the human placenta would not exist without a gene descended from a virus. If God Is A Virus reimagines viruses as givers of life and even authors of a viral human self help book.

Your Mama

A sweet twist on the age old “yo mama” joke, celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations. Perfect for Mother’s Day.

Yo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, that she could have her clothing line. And, even when you mess up, she’s so forgiving that she lets you keep on living. Heartwarming and richly imagined, YOUR MAMA twists an old joke into a point of pride that honors the love, hard work, and dedication of mamas everywhere.

I Had a Brother Once: A Poem, a Memoir

A brilliant, genre defying work both memoir and epic poem about the struggle for wisdom, grace, and ritual in the face of unspeakable lossA bruised and brave love letter from a brother right here to a brother now gone . a soaring, unblinking gaze into the meaning of life itself. Marlon James, author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf

my father saiddavid has taken his own life

Adam is in the middle of his own busy life, and approaching a career high in the form of a #1 New York Times bestselling book when these words from his father open a chasm beneath his feet. I Had a Brother Once is the story of everything that comes after. In the shadow of David's inexplicable death, Adam is forced to re remember a brother he thought he knew and to reckon with a ghost, confronting his unsettled family history, his distant relationship with tradition and faith, and his desperate need to understand an event that always slides just out of his grasp. This is an expansive and deeply thoughtful poetic meditation on loss and a raw, darkly funny, human story of trying to create a ritual of remembrance, mourning, forgiveness, and acceptance where once there was a life.

The Wild Fox of Yemen: Poems

Winner of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, selected by Harryette MullenBy turns aggressively reckless and fiercely protective, always guided by faith and ancestry, Threa Almontaser’s incendiary debut asks how mistranslation can be a form of self knowledge and survival. A love letter to the country and people of Yemen, a portrait of young Muslim womanhood in New York after 9/11, and an extraordinarily composed examination of what it means to carry in the body the echoes of what came before, Almontaser’s polyvocal collection sneaks artifacts to and from worlds, repurposing language and adapting to the space between cultures. Half crunk and hungry, speakers move with the force of what cannot be contained by the limits of the American imagination, and instead invest in troublemaking and trickery, navigate imperial violence across multiple accents and anthems, and apply gang signs in henna, utilizing any means necessary to form a semblance of home. In doing so, The Wild Fox of Yemen fearlessly rides the tension between carnality and tenderness in the unruly human spirit.

Meet The Vampire pIng itsoetic meter which is not incredibly daring but amazingly and which also he did impeccably well He also translated Works by Stendhal and Pirandello who if amazingly difficult and which also he did impeccably well He also translated Works by Stendhal and Pirandello who if are not sure of you should look them up yourself This Is Not The Sum Total Of His not the sum total of his s work You might have seen him on the front lines during World War I chivalrously ყინულის სასახლე protecting his men detecting the Germans whereabouts and killing them according tolan He was very brave and was left with a Iktomi and the Berries permanent limp as a result of his courageous fighting and leadershipAfter this Charles made money not only as translator but as one of the Crown s spies engaged chiefly in ferreting out Italian secrets under the iron hand of Mussolini He was never compromised and turned out tons of details from the Italians turning them over to his superiors He did this by day and by his spare time he would burn the midnight oil translating literature Well I can say read this book but if you read this far maybe you already are I certainly hope so Incredibly absorbing five stars The Double Life of Proust Translator CK Scott MoncrieffProust s English translator was also a spy according to a new biography Chasing Lost Time As aassionate reader of Proust I anticipated the translator s biography for several months my long wait was not to be a disappointment I found it impossible to Better Policing with Microsoft Office 2007 put the book down once it arrived Were it not for the exigencies of life I would surely have finished it on one sitting The work is beautifully written at timesoignant charming amusing and very entertaining The research is superb and it is never dull at any oint from a charming childhood to harrowing times in the trenches of the Great War and on to several love affairs in Italy To all of my fellow readers of the CK Scott Moncrieff translation of Proust s great work which many of his contemporaries claimed was a work of genius in and of itselfthis lovely biography is for you. Tters home are an unusual take on day to day life on the front Described as 'offensively brave' he was severely injured in his legs in 1917 and convalescing in London he became a lynchpin of literary society friends with Robert Graves and Noel Coward enemies with Siegfried Sassoon and in love with Wilfred Owen Later as a spy in the 1920s he sent reports on Mussolini's regime that would inform Britain's hidden war with Ita. Chasing Lost Time

CHARACTERS Chasing Lost Time

Arrets Lots of famous names Shorty pass through theseages he knew Robert Graves Wilfred Owen not yet famous TS Eliot DH Lawrence and many I came to this book by hearing Jean Findlay speak on NPR and by reading a review in The New Yorker which I subscribe to I must say that I was not daunted that my Library did not have it I live in Tennessee and the copy that I read came through interlibrary loan from Florida Nevertheless as soon as I received it I was faithful to it and in turn it was faithful to me in the way of sharing this wonderful story of a Soldier Spy and above all one of the Best Translators of the twentieth century and all timeMost of the Best Translators of the twentieth century and all timeMost don t know Proust or have never read him to this I am all but too resigned I cannot understand the lack of interest in such circles but am familiar with it notwithstanding For those who may not know he wrote Remembrance of Things Past The interesting fact is that the title itself was actually appropriated from Shakespeare himself by none other than CK Scott Moncrieff or as he was known to his family and everyone else Charles I believe the actual iambic Articles on Works by C. S. Lewis, Including pentameter went I summon up remembrance of thingsast Known also as In Search of Lost Time thus the title Chasing Lost Time the book can only be found in multiple volumes as it is 12 million words long making it Interracial Romance BWWM perhaps the world s longest read Besides its length it is known for its uality and content which at the time was shocking to Englanderhaps less so to France and certainly shocking to Americans But all of that is much due to the homosexuality that is explored and is really a Gaddafis Harem product of the times and not really a lingeringhenomenon except amongst the world s most uptight homophobes As we follow Charles life from boyhood we see an intelligent young man become a translator not only of French but also of Old English and Italian who could do things like translate The Song of Roland 11th century text by Puff preserv. H Conrad told Scott Moncrieff 'I was interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust's creation' and to many Scott Moncrieff is credited as the man who brought Proust toopular attention and wide acclaim to be hailed as a genius     From the outside an enigma Scott Moncrieff left a trail of writings which tell his story Laid to Ruin (Lancelots Fall, poems journalism stories and thousands ofersonal letters A decorated war hero his le.
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An amazing dive into the life of a brilliant man who until now I only knew as Proust s translator This biography was a wonderful insight into a whole generation of literati that lived or didn t through the Great War and the seriousness with which
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approached literature and art feel athetically under read after seeing how aggressively Scott Moncrieff read I felt the same reading about Churchill I have less Bad, Bad Bluebloods (Rich Boys of Burberry Prep patience now than I did before ofeople who tell me they have no time to read Enjoyed this very much I m afraid I In the Cavern of the Night picked this book up for the ignoble reason of having once vaguely known some Scott Moncrieffs but I knew very little about thisarticular member of the family I haven t read his translation of Proust which seems to be what he is best remembered for still a little controversial and highly regarded almost as a work in its own right This biography is well worth reading if you have any interest in the English literary world of the the bad boys of butte period immediately before during and after the first world war Charles Scott Moncrieff had someoetic aspirations wrote for The Times and was drawn into several interesting circles he served with some distinction in the war although it left him Romancing the Customer permanently limping from a leg As a homosexual he was used to moving in a certain sort of secrecy which meant that his later career as a British spy in Italy came easily to him with his genuine translation work giving him some cover for typing and travelling around The author of the book is his great great niece and she has had access to a lot ofrimary sources such as letters and family The Articles of Release (The Release papers A family tree might have been helpful just to keep track of all the Scott Moncrieff cousins The size of the advancesaid to him for his translations is uite surprising and it shows how there was a certain set of circumstances which allowed literature to flourish these were not on the whole writers starving in The first ever biography of the man who made Proust a legend his celebrated translator CK Scott Moncrieff      CK Scott Moncrieff's translation of Proust's A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first The Sleepwalkers published in English in 1922 It was hailed as 'nothing less than extraordinary' and was the beginning of a work for Scott Moncrieff that would exhaust and consume him leading to his early death at the age of just forty Josep.

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