Revolutionary, reflective and romantic, I Am Nobody's Nigger is the powerful debut collection by one of the UK's finest emerging poets. Exploring race, identity and sexuality, Dean Atta shares his perspective on family, friendship, relationships and London life, from riots to one-night stands. Longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2014'Go Dean Atta. Speak the truth. Tweet the truth. Upload it. Let it ring out over the digital domain and strike at the heart of the offline wireless and disconnected.' Lemn Sissay 'Dean Atta's poetry is as honest as truth itself. He follows no trend; he seeks no favours ... Beyond black, beyond white, beyond straight, beyond gay, so I say. Love your eyes over these words of truth. You will be uplifted.' Benjamin Zephaniah 'Righteous and forceful' Peter Tatchell'I can do nothing but take my hat off to Dean Atta for speaking out, saying what he believed, and doing it so effectively and powerfully that countless people heard it who would never normally have done so. Poetry is a powerful tool, and I Am Nobody's Nigger is a perfect example of when that tool shows its full strength.' Huffington Post' Huffington Post 'Raconteur Dean Atta doing what he does best; articulating London's dark, deep-rooted social cancers through a beautiful and intricately personal narrative.' Clash
It’s nearly New Year 2010, and as usual in Manchester it’s cold, and it will probably rain later. Meanwhile, Sam (christened Samantha) Walker is a tough on the outside, soft on the inside, ex-cop private investigator, addicted to latte and toast, who is about to be hired for her first juicy job in ages; a suspicious death that the police don’t seem to able to get anywhere with. Will Sam be able to discover the incredible truth behind the explosion in the florist’s shop and the woman who until recently simply didn’t exist? And just who is the gorgeous man with the husky dogs... in Manchester?! Follow Sam as the case takes her to places she had never been before, with people she didn’t even know until this week.
This latest creation from award-winning New York company The Civilians asks the thorny question: how do we know what we know when everyone in power seems to be lying? Featuring an eccentric cast of characters, plucked from real life and served in The Civilians’ signature style, (I am) Nobody’s Lunch is the finest example yet of this ground-breaking company’s dazzling new form. Gone Missing: Stories of things lost and found... This critically-acclaimed hit brought The Civilians onto the international theatre scene, with performances in New York, California, at the HBO US Comedy Festival and London’s Gate Theatre in 2004.
When I did not have it, I craved it. When it worked incessantly to prove its love for me, I'd flee. When I should not have it, I wanted it most and when it did not want me, I wanted it more. I felt most beautiful when it needed me. I have lied, cheated, and stole in its name. From the first time I had it, I knew I wanted it forever and decided then to do whatever it took to keep it. I just could not figure out how to get it to stay.
This Is Who I Am Nobody Said You Had To Like It is a 120-Page 6x9 Journal With Blank Lines so you can Record the precious irreplaceable moments and memories as you go through the journey of life, whether on your own or with family and friends. This journal makes a great gag gift.
Nobody Yet Knows Who I Am: A Personal History: 1943 - 1953 is the second volume in Robert Ayres Carters memoir. The first volume, Sundays Child, was published in 2005 by Xlibris. This volume opens with the authors military service as an enlisted man in the United States Army in World War II, highlighted by a tour of duty in the China- Burma Theater. Returning to the States in 1946, Mr. Carters story then resumes with his career as a book salesman, a student in New York City, a Fulbright Scholar at the Sorbonne in Paris, and as an Instructor of French at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. The book closes in 1953, with Mr. Carter once again back in New York City, this time determined on a career as a professional writer.
Vilynprakah is a 70-poem reflection of life's ultimate journeys by a poet who is not afraid to look candidly at some of the most troubling feelings with which humans wrestle throughout their lifetimes.Nadirah Alford contemplates the human voyage through some of life's most emotional moments: the ache of lost love, the disappointment of broken promises, the trauma of living in an abusive relationship, and the pain of surrendering one's expectations. Alford openly shares the darkness of these times as well as the new hope that leads to recovery: "So many hearts broken, so many spirits crushed," but "I'm surrounded by the light that holds all with my hope."Vilynprakah reflects upon some of life's darkest moments; experiences that, once fully felt, can result in a new sense of anticipation and a willingness to take another chance.