Shel s Shorts

Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822218975
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The Ghost in the Shell

Author: Tow Ubukata
Publisher: Kodansha USA
ISBN: 1945054905
Format: PDF, ePub
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Neither a utopia nor a dystopia, it’s still a world of nations at strife, as dominated by corporations as ever. Technology hasn’t made humans nearly obsolete, but rather bettered us, if you will, attaching to our bodies and even brains as enhancements—for those who can afford it. Comics artist Shirow Masamune’s vision of our coming society, animated to global acclaim and finally the basis of a major Hollywood production, branches out in five original stories by some of the most beloved SF novelists working in Japan today. A standalone collection, it requires no familiarity with the franchise to be enjoyed but is indispensable for fans for its thoughtful exploration of the series’ implications. While reality may never become virtual, it will be increasingly networked and augmented. Navigate herein age-old questions about man that will return, not so ironically, in full force: What is the self? Is there such a thing as the soul?

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822218739
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THE STORIES: Welcome to the darkly comic world of Shel Silverstein, a world where nothing is as it seems and where the most innocent conversation can turn menacing in an instant. The ten imaginative plays in this collection range widely in content,

Silverstein and Me

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ISBN: 9781597091510
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This no-holds-barred memoir presents Shel Silverstein's human and humorous side, and goes beyond, into the many hurdles he confronted. Told as a fast-paced narrative, it unveils a spectrum of characters. As a memoir filled with behind-the-scenes anecdotes and insights, it is the first and only close look at the legend and person. Some claim Shel was a genius, a veritable Renaissance Man. Others say he was just another pushy yid. Was he a man of character? Or a caricature of a man he created? Who was the real Shel Silverstein? --Red Hen Press.

A Boy Named Shel

Author: Lisa Rogak
Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
ISBN: 1429980567
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Few authors are as beloved as Shel Silverstein. His inimitable drawings and comic poems have become the bedtime staples of millions of children and their parents, but few readers know much about the man behind that wild-eyed, bearded face peering out from the backs of dust jackets. In A Boy Named Shel, Lisa Rogak tells the full story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations. A man with an incurable case of wanderlust, Shel kept homes on both coasts and many places in between---and enjoyed regular stays in the Playboy Mansion. Everywhere he went he charmed neighbors, made countless friends, and romanced almost as many women with his unstoppable energy and never-ending wit. His boundless creativity brought him fame and fortune---neither of which changed his down-to-earth way of life---and his children's books sold millions of copies. But he was much more than "just" a children's writer. He collaborated with anyone who crossed his path, and found success in a wider range of genres than most artists could ever hope to master. He penned hit songs like "A Boy Named Sue" and "The Unicorn." He drew cartoons for Stars & Stripes and got his big break with Playboy. He wrote experimental plays and collaborated on scripts with David Mamet. With a seemingly unending stream of fresh ideas, he worked compulsively and enthusiastically on a wide array of projects up until his death, in 1999. Drawing on wide-ranging interviews and in-depth research, Rogak gives fans a warm, enlightening portrait of an artist whose imaginative spirit created the poems, songs, and drawings that have touched the lives of so many children---and adults.

Mother of Modern Censorship

Author: Karen Hartman
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822219279
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THE STORIES: GUM. In this violent fairy tale, two cloistered sisters discover new appetites. GUM takes place in a fictional fundamentalist country, inspired by a true scandal in which young Egyptian women were rumored to have had sex with boys in c

Five One act Plays

Author: Alan Ball
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 9780822213680
Format: PDF
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THE STORIES: The perfect young woman and her perfect young boyfriend in MADE FOR A WOMAN are perfect examples of the image conscious society in which we live. She has everything and he does too, and they have each other. All is fine until she feels

Fully Committed

Author: Becky Mode
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822217688
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THE STORY: This devastatingly funny one act follows a day in the life of Sam Peliczowski, an out-of-work actor who mans the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan's number-one restaurant. Coercion, threats, bribes, histrionics--a cast of desperate ca

Where s My Money

Author: John Patrick Shanley
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822218654
Format: PDF
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THE STORY: Marriage and its discontents are the subject of WHERE'S MY MONEY? When Celeste, an out-of-work actor who's cheating on her boyfriend with a married man, runs into Natalie, whom she hasn't seen in years, the two have some catching up to d

Slow Beauty

Author: Shel Pink
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 0762462574
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SpaRitual founder Shel Pink's Slow Beauty is all about carving a few moments out of each day to practice the kind of mindful self-care and wellness that makes us glow. Slow Beauty works because it's a lifestyle, not a quick fix. It provides inspiration, support, and tools for working from within toward looking and feeling healthier and more joyful than ever. In this book you'll find: Ideas on beauty with substance from around the world; Rituals such as finding and designing your own sanctuary, breathing exercises, meditation, and deepening relationships (and inner strength) through women's gatherings; Recipes for teas, soups, juices, smoothies, scrubs, body oils, and even how to create your own mantra; How to incorporate these practices into daily life in the best way for you. Filled with inspirational images and a message that's sustainable for a lifetime, Slow Beauty will harness the power within every woman to physically, mentally, and spiritually nourish their bodies from the inside out.