Modern Lovers

Modern Lovers
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Author: Emma Straub
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780698407978
Release: 2016-05-31
Editor: Penguin

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“It’s ‘Friends’ meets ‘Almost Famous’ meets the beach read you’ll be recommending all summer.” –TheSkimm From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Vacationers, a smart, highly entertaining novel about a tight-knit group of friends from college— and what it means to finally grow up, well after adulthood has set in. Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth and Andrew and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold on to the identities of their youth. But nothing ages them like having to suddenly pass the torch (of sexuality, independence, and the ineffable alchemy of cool) to their own offspring. Back in the band's heyday, Elizabeth put on a snarl over her Midwestern smile, Andrew let his unwashed hair grow past his chin, and Zoe was the lesbian all the straight women wanted to sleep with. Now nearing fifty, they all live within shouting distance in the same neighborhood deep in gentrified Brooklyn, and the trappings of the adult world seem to have arrived with ease. But the summer that their children reach maturity (and start sleeping together), the fabric of the adult lives suddenly begins to unravel, and the secrets and revelations that are finally let loose—about themselves, and about the famous fourth band member who soared and fell without them—can never be reclaimed. Straub packs wisdom and insight and humor together in a satisfying book about neighbors and nosiness, ambition and pleasure, the excitement of youth, the shock of middle age, and the fact that our passions—be they food, or friendship, or music—never go away, they just evolve and grow along with us.

Laura Lamont s Life in Pictures

Laura Lamont s Life in Pictures
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Author: Emma Straub
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781101596890
Release: 2012-09-04
Editor: Penguin

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A Bookpage Best Books of 2012 pick The enchanting story of a midwestern girl who escapes a family tragedy and is remade as a movie star during Hollywood’s golden age. In 1920, Elsa Emerson, the youngest and blondest of three sisters, is born in idyllic Door County, Wisconsin. Her family owns the Cherry County Playhouse, and more than anything, Elsa relishes appearing onstage, where she soaks up the approval of her father and the embrace of the audience. But when tragedy strikes her family, her acting becomes more than a child¹s game of pretend. While still in her teens, Elsa marries and flees to Los Angeles. There she is discovered by Irving Green, one of the most powerful executives in Hollywood, who refashions her as a serious, exotic brunette and renames her Laura Lamont. Irving becomes Laura’s great love; she becomes an Academy Award­-winning actress—and a genuine movie star. Laura experiences all the glamour and extravagance of the heady pinnacle of stardom in the studio-system era, but ultimately her story is a timeless one of a woman trying to balance career, family, and personal happiness, all while remaining true to herself. Ambitious and richly imagined, Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures is as intimate—and as bigger-than-life—as the great films of the golden age of Hollywood. Written with warmth and verve, it confirms Emma Straub’s reputation as one of the most exciting new talents in fiction.

The Modern Lovers Or the Adventures of Cupid the God of Love a Novel

The Modern Lovers  Or  the Adventures of Cupid  the God of Love  a Novel
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 223
ISBN: BL:A0017460571
Release: 1756
Editor: Unknown

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The Vacationers

The Vacationers
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Author: Emma Straub
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781101618042
Release: 2014-05-29
Editor: Penguin

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"Delicious . . . richly riveting . . . The Vacationers offers all the delights of a fluffy, read-it-with-sunglasses-on-the-beach read, made substantial by the exceptional wit, insight, intelligence and talents of its author.”—People (four stars) An irresistible, deftly observed novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Modern Lovers, about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s two-week stay in Mallorca. For the Posts, a two-week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration: Franny and Jim are observing their thirty-fifth wedding anniversary, and their daughter, Sylvia, has graduated from high school. The sunlit island, its mountains and beaches, its tapas and tennis courts, also promise an escape from the tensions simmering at home in Manhattan. But all does not go according to plan: over the course of the vacation, secrets come to light, old and new humiliations are experienced, childhood rivalries resurface, and ancient wounds are exacerbated. This is a story of the sides of ourselves that we choose to show and those we try to conceal, of the ways we tear each other down and build each other up again, and the bonds that ultimately hold us together. With wry humor and tremendous heart, Emma Straub delivers a richly satisfying story of a family in the midst of a maelstrom of change, emerging irrevocably altered yet whole.

Barefoot Doctor s Handbook for Modern Lovers

Barefoot Doctor s Handbook for Modern Lovers
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Author: Stephen Russell
Pages: 253
ISBN: 0767907000
Release: 2001-08-14
Editor: Broadway

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Draws on the principles of the ancient Chinese philosophy to explain how readers can incorporate them into their own lives in order to promote sexual health and introduces a series of techniques that blend Eastern practices with modern knowledge of physiology that take sex to a whole new level. Original.

The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers

The Modern Lovers  The Modern Lovers
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Author: Sean L. Maloney
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781501322204
Release: 2017-02-09
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

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From the "War on Hippies" to the Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, the story of Modern Lovers is a high octane tale of Brutalist architecture, rock 'n' roll ambition and the struggle for identity in a changing world. One of punk rock's foundational documents, the archetype for indie obsession and all but disowned by its author, The Modern Lovers was an album doomed by its own coolness from day one. Powered by the two-chord wonder “Roadrunner” and its proclamation that “I'm in love with rock 'n' roll,”The Modern Lovers is the essential document of American alienation, an escape route from the cultural wasteland of postwar suburbia. The Modern Lovers is the bridge connecting the Velvet Underground and the Sex Pistols; they were peers of the New York Dolls and friends with Gram Parsons and they would splinter into Talking Heads, The Cars, and The Real Kids. But The Modern Lovers was never meant to be an album. A collection of demos, recorded in fits and starts as Jonathan Richman and his band negotiate modernity and the music industry. It is a collection of songs about a city and a society in flux, grappling with ancient corruptions and bright-eyed idealism. Richman observes a city all but abandoned by adults, ravaged by white flight and urban renewal, veering towards anarchy as old world social moors collide with new attitudes. It is a city stands in stark contrast to the the ranchstyle bedroom community where he was raised. All of these conflicts are churned through Richman's intellectual acuity and emotional unrest to create one of the 20th century's most enduring documents of post-adolescent malaise.

Modern Lovers

Modern Lovers
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 283
ISBN: 0991014103
Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown

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The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers

The Modern Lovers  The Modern Lovers
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Author: Sean L. Maloney
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781501322198
Release: 2017-02-09
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the "War on Hippies" to the Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, the story of Modern Lovers is a high octane tale of Brutalist architecture, rock 'n' roll ambition and the struggle for identity in a changing world. One of punk rock's foundational documents, the archetype for indie obsession and all but disowned by its author, The Modern Lovers was an album doomed by its own coolness from day one. Powered by the two-chord wonder “Roadrunner” and its proclamation that “I'm in love with rock 'n' roll,”The Modern Lovers is the essential document of American alienation, an escape route from the cultural wasteland of postwar suburbia. The Modern Lovers is the bridge connecting the Velvet Underground and the Sex Pistols; they were peers of the New York Dolls and friends with Gram Parsons and they would splinter into Talking Heads, The Cars, and The Real Kids. But The Modern Lovers was never meant to be an album. A collection of demos, recorded in fits and starts as Jonathan Richman and his band negotiate modernity and the music industry. It is a collection of songs about a city and a society in flux, grappling with ancient corruptions and bright-eyed idealism. Richman observes a city all but abandoned by adults, ravaged by white flight and urban renewal, veering towards anarchy as old world social moors collide with new attitudes. It is a city stands in stark contrast to the the ranchstyle bedroom community where he was raised. All of these conflicts are churned through Richman's intellectual acuity and emotional unrest to create one of the 20th century's most enduring documents of post-adolescent malaise.

Modern Love

Modern Love
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Author: George Meredith
Pages: 107
ISBN: UOM:39015019808495
Release: 1892
Editor: Unknown

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Modern Love

Modern Love
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Author: Constance DeJong
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0991558529
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown

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"This is a facsimile edition of Modern Love, which was originally published by Standard Editions in 1977. An earlier version of the text appeared in serial form as Books I-V of the Complete Works of Constance De Jong, published by TVRT and Mirror Press from 1975-1976" --Colophon.

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside
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Author: George Meredith
Pages: 216
ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000117624
Release: 1862
Editor: Unknown

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10 Fractured Fables for Modern Lovers Other Hypocrites

10 Fractured Fables for Modern Lovers   Other Hypocrites
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Author: T. K. Madrid
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781312856875
Release: 2015-01-26
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Comments and reflections of our smartphoned, tattooed, and best of all possible worlds. “10 Fractured” is a fast read for fast times, and has something for everybody to complain about: politicians, race, tough guys, zealots, lawyers, real estate agents, and misguided ducks.

The Museum of Modern Love

The Museum of Modern Love
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Author: Heather Rose
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781616208875
Release: 2018-11-27
Editor: Algonquin Books

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An Amazon Editors’ Best Book of December 2018 “Art will wake you up. Art will break your heart. There will be glorious days. If you want eternity you must be fearless.” —from The Museum of Modern Love Arky Levin has reached a dead end. Unexpectedly separated from his wife, he suddenly has the space he needs to work composing film scores—but none of the peace of mind he needs to create. As he wanders the city, guilty and restless, it’s almost by chance that he stumbles upon an exhibition that will change his life. The installation the fictional Arky discovers—which is based on a real piece of performance art that took place in 2010—is inexplicably powerful. Visitors to the Museum of Modern Art sit across a table from the performance artist Marina Abramović, for as short or long a period as they choose. Although some go in skeptical, almost all leave moved. And the participants are not the only ones to find themselves changed by this unusual experience: Arky finds himself drawn to the exhibit. He returns day after day to watch other people sit with Abramović—and as he does, he begins to understand what might be missing in his life and what he must do.

The Right Swipe

The Right Swipe
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Author: Ishani Agarwal
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Release: 2020-12-01
Editor: BookSquirrel Publication

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Dating is normal these days. To find your counterpart on Social Networking sites, or to fall in love on dating apps is nothing wrong. Expressing emotions and love, 50+ Co-authors come forward describing love and Dating. Compiled by Ishani Agarwal, they together describe the emotion 'Love'.

Modern Lovers Classic Reprint

Modern Lovers  Classic Reprint
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Author: Viola Meynell
Pages: 316
ISBN: 0483540110
Release: 2018-01-21
Editor: Forgotten Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Excerpt from Modern Lovers Millicent and' Euphemia Rutherglen reached home at about eight o'clock on an early summer evening. But summer had a cold east wind, and an icy rain fell down from the clouds that moved about the mountain-tops. Their home was in that northern part of England where a night's frost in summer does not damage the barren fields, or perturb the mountain sheep. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

This Modern Love

This Modern Love
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Author: Will Darbyshire
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781501154461
Release: 2016-08-16
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the tradition of Post Secret and Other People’s Love Letters, a crowdsourced compilation of letters, stories, and art work about the modern state of love and relationships, edited by rising filmmaker and beloved YouTube vlogger Will Darbyshire. “What would you say to your ex, without judgment?” This is the question filmmaker and vlogger Will Darbyshire posed to hundreds of thousands of his closest friends on YouTube. Seeking closure after a tough break-up, Will was driven to strike up an intimate conversation with his online audience, and to get at the heart of one of life’s unknowable yet universal mysteries: love. Over a period of six months, Will posed a series of questions to his audience and asked them to reveal their innermost feelings about their own romantic experiences in the form of hand-written letters, poems, photographs, and emails. The result is a curated collection of responses that are, at turns, funny, dark, confessional, awkward, comforting, and uplifting. This Modern Love is a compelling portrait of individual desires, fantasies, resentments, and fears that reminds us that, whether we’re in or out of love, we’re not alone.

A Modern Lover

A Modern Lover
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Author: David Herbert Lawrence
Pages: 26
ISBN: 9798613589029
Release: 2020-03
Editor: Unknown

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This volume brings together most of Lawrence's major early styles and themes, and they include his first published story, four realistic tales from his years as a teacher in the suburbs of Edwardian London, and three sketches of mining life written during the composition of " Sons and Lovers " . Five reviews and travel essays reveal his burgeoning interest in psychology, religion, and art during the pre - War years, a time of dramatic change in European culture . Experimental stories like " The overtone " and " New Eve and Old Adam " anticipate his greatest literary achievements, " The Rainbow " and " Women in Love " .

Girl Gone Viral

Girl Gone Viral
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Author: Alisha Rai
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780062877888
Release: 2020-04-21
Editor: HarperCollins

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In Alisha Rai’s second novel in her Modern Love series, a reclusive investor goes viral, shoving her into the world's spotlight—and into the arms of the bodyguard she’s been pining for… OMG! Wouldn’t it be adorable if he’s her soulmate??? I don’t see any wedding rings Breaking: #CafeBae and #CuteCafeGirl went to the bathroom AT THE SAME TIME!!! One minute, Katrina King’s enjoying an innocent conversation with a random guy at a coffee shop; the next, a stranger has live-tweeted the entire encounter with a romantic meet-cute spin and #CafeBae has the world swooning. Going viral isn't easy for anyone, but Katrina has painstakingly built a private world for herself, far from her traumatic past. Besides, everyone has it all wrong...that #CafeBae bro? He isn't the man she's hungry for. He's got a to die for. With the internet on the hunt for the identity of #CuteCafeGirl, Jas Singh, bodyguard and possessor of the most beautiful eyebrows Katrina's ever seen, offers his family's farm as a refuge. Alone with her unrequited crush feels like a recipe for hopeless longing, but Katrina craves the escape. She's resigned to being just friends with Jas--until they share a single electrifying kiss. Now she can't help but wonder if her crush may not be so unrequited after all...

Other People We Married

Other People We Married
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Author: Emma Straub
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781101575284
Release: 2012-02-07
Editor: Penguin

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The beloved debut story collection from the New York Times-bestselling author of Modern Lovers and The Vacationers. In Other People We Married, Straub creates characters as recognizable as a best friend, and follows them through moments of triumph and transformation with wit, vulnerability, and dazzling insight. In “Some People Must Really Fall in Love,” an assistant professor takes halting steps into the awkward world of office politics while harboring feelings for a freshman student. Two sisters struggle with old assumptions about each other as they stumble to build a new relationship in “A Map of Modern Palm Springs.” In “Puttanesca,” two widows move tentatively forward, still surrounded by ghosts and disappointments from the past. These twelve stories, filled with sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language, announce the arrival of a major new talent.

Barefoot Doctor s Handbook for Modern Lovers

Barefoot Doctor s Handbook for Modern Lovers
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Author: Barefoot Doctor
Pages: 248
ISBN: 1912062143
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown

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Barefoot Doctor's Handbook for Modem Lovers is the third of a trilogy of handbooks dealing with the 'eternal' triumvirate that appears to make the material world go round, namely Power, Money and Sex (PMS). Handbook for Modem Lovers provides a Wayward guide to help you discover new depths of sexual love within yourself. I have come (fairly) clean in this book about my own sexuality in the hope that modern lovers the world over will be inspired to do likewise, as I believe that bringing things out into the open is good for people's health and will be helpful in reducing general tension levels on the planet at this time. Sex as an expression of anything other than love is like food without nutritional value. It fills the gap for an instant, then you're hungry again. Sex as an expression of love nourishes you in a cumulative way, each encounter building your sense of self-value, increasing your capacity to love yourself and others. Not that there's anything intrinsically wrong (or right) with loveless sex. Fast food is sometimes the expedient choice. Fast sex can be exhilarating. But just as your digestive organs find it hard to make much use of mass-market burgers, your soul finds it hard to make sense of loveless sexual encounters. You don't need to be in a long-term relationship to express love when you have sex. You can express love with a complete stranger as easily as you can express no love with a long-term partner. That part's entirely up to you.