Trip

Author: Tao Lin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101974508
File Size: 45,10 MB
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Part memoir, part history, part journalistic exposé, Trip is a look at psychedelic drugs, literature, and alienation from one of the twenty-first century's most innovative novelists--The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test for a new generation. A Vintage Original. While reeling from one of the most creative--but at times self-destructive--outpourings of his life, Tao Lin discovered the strange and exciting work of Terence McKenna. McKenna, the leading advocate of psychedelic drugs since Timothy Leary, became for Lin both an obsession and a revitalizing force. In Trip, Lin's first book-length work of nonfiction, he charts his recovery from pharmaceutical drugs, his surprising and positive change in worldview, and his four-year engagement with some of the hardest questions: Why do we make art? Is the world made of language? What happens when we die? And is the imagination more real than the universe? In exploring these ideas and detailing his experiences with psilocybin, DMT, salvia, and cannabis, Lin takes readers on a trip through nature, his own past, psychedelic culture, and the unknown.

Beach Trip

Author: Cathy Holton
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345515148
File Size: 47,32 MB
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Cathy Holton's Summer in the South. Mel, Sara, Annie, and Lola have traveled diverse paths since their years together at a small Southern liberal arts college during the early 1980s. Mel, a mystery writer living in New York, is grappling with the aftermath of two failed marriages and a stalled writing career. Sara, an Atlanta attorney, struggles with her own slowly unraveling marriage. Annie, a successful Nashville businesswoman married to her childhood sweetheart, can’t seem to leave behind the regrets of her youth. And sweet-tempered Lola whiles away her hours—and her husband’s money—on little pills that keep her happy. Now the friends, all in their forties, converge on Lola’s lavish North Carolina beach house in an attempt to relive the carefree days of their college years. But as the week wears on and each woman’s hidden story is gradually revealed, these four friends learn that they must inevitably confront their shared past, and a secret that threatens to change their bond, and their lives, forever.

The Trip

Author: Deborah Davis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476703523
File Size: 29,73 MB
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"From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a book about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took from New York to LA in 1963, and how that journey - and the numerous artists and celebrities he encountered - profoundly affected his life and art"--

Ego Trip S Book Of Rap Lists

Author: Sacha Jenkins
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1466866977
File Size: 49,42 MB
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Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists is more popular than racism! Hip hop is huge, and it's time someone wrote it all down. And got it all right. With over 25 aggregate years of interviews, and virtually every hip hop single, remix and album ever recorded at their disposal, the highly respected Ego Trip staff are the ones to do it. The Book of Rap Lists runs the gamut of hip hop information. This is an exhaustive, indispensable and completely irreverent bible of true hip hip knowledge.

The Trip

Author: Ezra Jack Keats
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698180011
File Size: 67,80 MB
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When his family moves to a new neighborhood, Louie has to leave his friends behind. Sad and lonely, Louie creates a city scene inside a shoe box. The tiny diorama has a magical effect, sending his imagination back to old friends and old times. Then the spell ends, and a real-life adventure begins as Louie joins some new friends for Halloween night.

The Road Trip Book

Author: Daryl Sleath
Publisher: Universe Publishing(NY)
ISBN: 9780789334251
File Size: 35,73 MB
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The world's superlative road trips--scenic, thrilling, and memorable--in both natural and urban settings. For anyone who has fallen under its spell, a car represents freedom and adventure. For decades, the American tradition of the road trip has been bound up with the idea of new possibilities and new horizons. This book is an indispensable guide to the most beautiful, breathtaking, extraordinary, and fun road trips the world has to offer. Complete with road trips varying in length and level of challenge, from an epic transglobal route inspired by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's Long Way Round documentary series to a two-mile blast around Monaco's F1 street circuit, there is something for any adventurer. Each entry provides information about distance, start and finish points, road surfaces, must-see stop-offs, detours, and other details to plan an unforgettable trip. Entries are organized into three categories: Scenic, Adventure, and Culture. One can marvel at the views from Cape Town's scenic Chapman's Peak Drive or central California's Pacific Coast Highway, but the thrill seeker might opt for the hair-raising ride through Montenegro's coastal mountains to reach the medieval walled town of Sveti Stefan on the Adriatic. The culture category features routes inspired by film, literature, and history: re-create Thelma and Louise's heart-pounding joyride (minus the final leap), savor Japan's "Romance Road" through unspoiled small towns, or follow Jack Kerouac's path from On the Road.

A Trip To Newfoundland

Author: John Mullaly
Publisher: New York : T.W. Strong
ISBN:
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Wisconsin Death Trip

Author: Michael Lesy
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
ISBN: 0826358403
File Size: 66,79 MB
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First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik.

Dc Trip

Author: Sara Benincasa
Publisher: Adaptive Books
ISBN: 9780996066631
File Size: 26,51 MB
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Author and comedienne Sara Benincasa takes a bold, fearless and irreverent look at the classic 8th Grade trip to Washington DC, the first novel in a book series.

Trip

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Publisher: Power House Books
ISBN:
File Size: 22,92 MB
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Trip is celebrated Grapevine photographer Susan Lipper's new, conceptually ambitious artist's book: an assembled narrative of a fictional road trip in America, destination and starting point unknown. Adrift. The date is the present, but only slightly so. The viewer is cast without aid amongst snatches of text and vernacular objects, staged or found, that render the landscape neither familiar nor foreign. Semiotic interplay is introduced with seemingly objective signs and symbols, readable in a traditional sense. Re-appropriating the documentary tradition of road photography, Lipper's "trip" is a new American narrative, perfectly suited for our hyper-mediating times. Riffing the documentary tradition a la Walker Evans and Robert Frank, Lipper's "head trip" is a new American photo journal, accessible on many levels, making the freshman photo student and the semantics graduate equally at home.