15th Affair

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473505582
Release Date: 2016-02-25
Genre: Fiction

The bestselling 15th novel in the Women’s Murder Club series A FOUR-STAR MASSACRE Detective Lindsay Boxer is on the case of a professional multiple murder in a luxury hotel – a man who checked in under a false name, two men in a room full of surveillance equipment, and a maid who saw too much are all dead. A CASE CLOSE TO HER HEART Her investigation takes her down unexpected paths – and when her husband Joe abruptly goes missing, Lindsay begins to fear that the elusive suspect might be the man she married. AN EXPLOSIVE CASE As Lindsay faces the worst case scenario, things get worse when an explosive tragedy rocks San Francisco to its core. Following new leads, Lindsay once again finds them pointing to her own front door – and starts to wonder if this case could be the end not just of her marriage and career, but her life... THE EVIDENCE DOESN’T LIE...

Trivia 15th Affair by James Patterson

Author: Trivion Books
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ISBN: 1541334949
Release Date: 2017-01-02
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15TH AFFAIR

Author: JAMES PATTERSON
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Radiant

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781786530479
Release Date: 2016-12-01
Genre: Fiction

James Patterson’s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. He’s worth millions, but he’s worthless without her. It’s been a month since her traumatic break-up with Derick, and Siobhan now lives in Detroit, where she can support herself and her painting career. But suddenly Derick’s back after flying halfway across America for her. And though Siobhan’s body comes alive at his touch, she doesn’t know if she can trust him again...

Cat Mouse

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780759527812
Release Date: 2003-02-01
Genre: Fiction

Two killers--one operating in America, one in Europe--believe Alex Cross is the only worthy opponent in the deadly game each has planned. Gary Soneji, a dying prison escapee, is looking for revenge on Cross, while another insane killer is pursued by Thomas Augustine Pierce--a brilliant and relentless detective who may even be better than Cross. As the bodies pile up, and Cross is nearly murdered in his own home, the game of cat and mouse leads to one final trap, and it's anyone's guess who will survive.

The Rushdie Affair

Author: Daniel Pipes
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412838819
Release Date: 1990
Genre: History

The publication in 1988 of Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses triggered a furor that pitted much of the Islamic world against the West over issues of blasphemy and freedom of expression. The controversy soon took on the aspect of a confrontation of civilizations, provoking powerful emotions on a global level. It involved censorship, protests, riots, a break in diplomatic relations, culminating in the notorious Iranian edict calling for the death of the novelist. In The Rushdie Affair, Daniel Pipes explains why the publication of The Satanic Verses became a cataclysmic event with far-reaching political and social consequences. Pipes looks at the Rushdie affair in both its political and cultural aspects and shows in considerable detail what the fundamentalists perceived as so offensive in The Satanic Verses as against what Rushdie's novel actually said. Pipes explains how the book created a new crisis between Iran and the West at the time--disrupting international diplomacy, billions of dollars in trade, and prospects for the release of Western hostages in Lebanon. Pipes maps out the long-term implications of the crisis. If the Ayatollah so easily intimidated the West, can others do the same? Can millions of fundamentalist Muslims now living in the United States and Europe possibly be assimilated into a culture so alien to them? Insightful and brilliantly written, this volume provides a full understanding of one of the most significant events in recent years. Koenraad Elst's postscript reviews the enduring impact of the Rushdie affair. "The Rushdie Affair is a lucid, balanced often startling and ultimately convincing analysis....scrupulously fair, respectful of Islam yet unintimidated by the flood of threats and invective."--Mark Caldwell, Philadelphia Inquirer "[A] work of impeccable scholarship.Pipes offers a number of conclusions that merit attention at all levels."--Amir Tahiri, Los Angeles Times Daniel Pipes is director of the Middle East Forum and a columnist for the New York Post and the Jerusalem Post. Among his books are The Long Shadow: Culture and Politics in the Middle East, In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power (both published by Transaction), Greater Syria: The History of an Ambition, and Friendly Tyrants: An American Dilemma. Koenraad Elst is a Belgium-based writer on comparative religion, Indian history, and Hindu-Muslim relations. "Very highly recommended for anyone seeking a better understanding of contemporary Islam in general, and this defining controversy in particular."--Wisconsin Bookwatch

The Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi K C B

Author: Louis Fagan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108044905
Release Date: 2012-02-22
Genre: History

Anthony Panizzi (1797-1879), born in Brescello, Italy, qualified as a lawyer, but fled to Switzerland in 1823 to avoid arrest for political activities in support of Italian unification. He then moved to England, where he became a naturalised British subject. The patronage of Lord Brougham, the Lord Chancellor, got him a post in the British Museum Library, where he remained for thirty-five years. He was responsible for the great expansion of the library, the building of the famous round Reading Room, and the compilation of cataloguing rules which remain influential today. Volume 2 of this two-part 1880 biography by his colleague Louis Fagan (1845-1903) begins with Panizzi's promotion in 1856 to Principal Librarian, a post he held for ten years. He remained involved in Italian politics, acting as an unofficial ambassador to British politicians, and received many honours, including a knighthood and a seat in the Italian senate.