By Chris McKinney
Bruce Blanc, clean off a nine-year felony jolt and again at the streets of Honolulu, is ready to show forty-one. He reveals himself embroiled in city Honolulu’s Asian-American nightlife. youngsters lighting fixtures up the evening with cocaine and killing sunlight with Xanax. women who spend extra time taking a look at themselves within the reflect than Snow White’s stepmom; the older divorcees with capacity who prey on them. And ninety-pound woman drug lords and the law enforcement officials in love with them. a brand new bar is starting or shutting down day-by-day. the basis of a brand new excessive upward push is being poured on a daily basis. this isn't your mom’s Hawai‘i. It’s increase, now not development out.
When Bruce unearths out that in his incarceration, his son, who he hasn't ever met, has long past lacking, he's taking on drug lords, police, and a person else who stands within the method of his discovery of the reality. Yakudoshi: Age of Calamity is set a altering global and a guy who's attempting to swap with it. it's approximately how a father’s love can bend his code. yet so much of all, it’s approximately how the roughest 12 months in a person’s existence can occasionally be the main enlightening one.
By Carlos Alberto y Calzada León, Adriana Guzmán,Carlos Alberto Guzmán Rojas
By Rapheal Jenkins
By James Robinson
By Larry Brown
Born to a unmarried mom who had a growing to be dependancy and promiscuous ways in which frequently put the 2 of them in in all probability harmful occasions. Latisha Raggs, an older Italian ladies that volunteered on the rec heart now not faraway from the Alba houses. spouse to the infamous crime boss Frankie footwear. A close to demise event forges a lifelong dating that modified either Eat’em Up and Latisha’s existence ceaselessly. It used to be that bond that put an not going Eat’em Up within the presence of the Italian Mafia. by no means in background has a black guy had blood ties with the los angeles Costra Nostra. less than Frankie sneakers counsel Eat’em Up units out to unite all of the underground corporations in Chicago, forming the 1st actual black mafia kin. Can Eat’em Up persuade the opposite companies to think in and keep on with his notion and beliefs, or will the chilly streets of the Windy urban do him in.
By Cool Daddy Swag
By Keith Joseph Nickerson,Carolyn Ann Leblanc
We dwell in an period of racism, profiling, opposite discrimination, police brutality, and so forth. This depiction of the previous West returns the reader to an easier time. A existence whilst a hand shake intended whatever. A person's notice carried weight. Loyalties existed among brethren. realize your self in a number of the characters. a few of us will relive moments, a few can purely think. In mirrored image, bear in mind what an excellent lifestyles it as soon as was.
By Giorgio Vasta
By Carola Susani
La Valle del Belice è una distesa di rovine quando los angeles famiglia di Carola, che all'epoca ha quattro anni, vi si trasferisce in step with vivere in una baraccopoli. I suoi genitori lavorano alla ricostruzione e allo sviluppo insieme al Centro Studi e Iniziative Valle Belice. L'infanzia è un terremoto è memoria, racconto di viaggio, minima ricostruzione di storia orale e sempre anche narrazione. Nel libro ci sono le rovine, c'è Danilo Dolci, c'è l'infanzia nelle baracche, ci sono le persone che si raccoglievano attorno al Centro, ci sono minacce, intimidazioni mafiose. E qualcosa viene fuori dell'onda lunga del Sessantotto e dei suoi contraccolpi.
By Roberto Valentini,Fabrizio Ceccardi
E su tutto una voce narrante, esile ma tenace, quasi un ronzio nel silenzio della pianura.
Questi e altri personaggi stralunati, inattuali, abitano i Sei racconti semplici di Roberto Valentini, dichiarato omaggio a una esperienza letteraria dei primi anni novanta, quando l’autore collaborò alla redazione della rivista Il Semplice, diretta da Gianni Celati, Ermanno Cavazzoni, Daniele Benati e altri.