The first and only fully illustrated transgender history. ´´No book since Toni Morrison´s BELOVED gives so much and holds itself so well. History becomes art, the political becomes transformative, the personal becomes universal´´. Craig Hickman, GAY COMMUNITY NEWS. ´´Fascinating´´. Whitney Scott, BOOKLIST. 112 illus.
In this issue:COMMENT ´´Search and Rescue´´, by Philip Gourevitch: The Mediterranean migrant crisis. PROFILES ´´The Virtual Candidate´´, by Ryan Lizza: Elizabeth Warren isn´t running, but she´s Hillary Clinton’s biggest Democratic threat.LETTER FROM THE IMPERIAL VALLEY ´´The Dying Sea´´, by Dana Goodyear: What will California sacrifice to survive the drought? BOOKS ´´Fox News´´, by Joan Acochella: What the stories of Reynard tell us about ourselves.THE CURRENT CINEMA ´´Fighting On´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Avengers: Age of Ultron and Far from the Madding Crowd. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/150429/pe_nyer_150429_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A headline-crunching celebration of Radio 4´s hugely successful topical comedy quiz show. The News Quiz made its debut on Radio 4 in 1977, and four decades later it´s still playfully making and breaking the headlines of our daily news. Among the vintage gems in this collection are 25 Years of the News Quiz, in which Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Jeremy Hardy, John Sergeant, Linda Smith and Francis Wheen take a trip through a quarter of a century of headline news, with Radio 4 newsreaders providing cuttings (and giggles) from 1977 to 2002. Meanwhile The Archive Hour: Headlines, Deadlines and Punchlines, presented by Matthew Parris, features interviews with chairmen and panellists past and present including Barry Norman. Also included are Barry Took and Simon Hoggart´s own selections of funniest moments from the 1980s to the 2000s. The plethora of guest players featured includes Clive Anderson, Joan Bakewell, Jo Brand, Rory Bremner, Peter Cook, Edwina Currie, Nigel Dempster, Roy Hattersley, Tony Hawks, Jeremy Hardy, Ian Hislop, Richard Ingrams, Clive James, Boris Johnson, Charles Kennedy, Miles Kington, Maureen Lipman, Stuart Maconie, Steve Punt, Willie Rushton, John Sergeant, Linda Smith, Mark Steel, Janet Street-Porter, Sandi Toksvig, John Wells and many, many more. If you enjoy your news humorously grilled, with a side order of biting wit, this vintage collection is highly recommended. Some of the humour on this release reflects the era in which it was first broadcast. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barry Took, Alan Coren, Simon Hoggart. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002764/bk_rhuk_002764_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Prepare to be entertained by a host of Hollywood celebrities reading the finest collection of short mystery stories surrounding the world of entertainment. Includes: ´´Revival in Eastport´´ by Jon L. Breen - enter the critic´s corner and hear why a favorable review can be a life-threatening experience. ´´The Enjoyment of an Artist´´ by Gordon Bennett writing as Isak Romun - a frightening hoax for a famed pianist who cannot complete his concert because his piano explodes on stage. ´´A Break in the Film´´ by John F. Suter - the ritual of going to the hometown movie theater on a Saturday afternoon proves that not all the excitement, intrigue, and romance happen on the silver screen. ´´Gee Whiz, My Lovely´´ by Betty Buchanan - a bouncy private investigator is invited by a ´´gorgeous nut´´ to find an elusive figure named Harvey. ´´It Was Bad Enough´´ by Ron Goulart - the tragic story of a comedian making his career comeback learns his ex-wife´s tell-all book is about to be filmed. ´´Snookered´´ by Gerald Tomlinson - the story of a new breed of football coach and a team the sportswriters can´t ignore. ´´The Waste Pile at Apple Bowl´´ by Joan Richter - a top television news reporter covers a coalmining disaster, and a young woman´s family has been among the victims. ´´A Slip of the Lip´´ by Lawrence Treat - the tale of a murdered musician betrayed by his musical training. ´´The Double Death of Nell Quigley´´ by J. F. Pierce - a lady of the evening offers her favors to one too many suitors. ´´Death of a Princess´´ by Joyce Harrington - a valiant effort to stave off death. ´´Saturday´s Shadow´´ by William F. Nolan - a moviegoer´s world known only by the characters created on the screen, explores the dark side of the compulsive movie stuff. ´´New York, New York´´ by Thomas Adcock - the story of what happens when an actor´s dream of glory remains just that. ´´Captain Leo 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Birney, Arte Johnson, Perry King, Roddy McDowall, Joan Rivers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/000805/bk_pnix_000805_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It is two years after the events in Canadian Summer. The Mitchells are settled in their new home, and twins have just been added to the family. With Mother recovering from the births and with other changes in the household, the children must come to terms with themselves in new ways. Joan´s first dance; Patsy loses her glasses; Peter´s disastrous fight; Angela´s misadventure in the woods; Timmy´s good news; and Catherine´s brush with fire are only a few of the incidents in the life of this busy, growing family. With her usual humor and compassion, the author brings the Mitchell trilogy to a satisfying close. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mary Sarah Agliotta. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/071879/bk_acx0_071879_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Alice finds herself suddenly widowed in her early 40s. Laura and Evie, her 20-something daughters, announce their separate and unexpected news, which ploughs Alice straight out of grieving and into the prospect of planning a wedding and becoming a granny to three grandchildren. Frank, an old family friend, returns to give his godchild, Laura, away at her wedding. A whole host of secrets unfold and set Alice free to finally begin a new, exciting chapter of her life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joan Walker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/003059/bk_howe_003059_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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