Losers

Beautiful Losers

Beautiful Losers

One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Leonard Cohen’ s most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relations with the dead. In that hell two men and a woman twine impossibly and betray one another again and again. Memory blurs into blasphemous sexual fantasy--and redemption takes the form of an Iroquois saint and virgin who has been dead for 300 years but still has the power to save even the most degraded of her suitors. First published in 1966, Beautiful Losers demonstrates that its author is not only a superb songwriter but also a novelist of visionary power. Funny, harrowing, and fiercely moving, it is a classic erotic tragedy, incandescent in its prose and exhilarating for its risky union of sexuality and faith.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Leonard Cohen
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2011-01-26
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780307778574


Losers

Losers

“It's easy to do anything in victory. It’s in defeat that a man reveals himself.” —Floyd Patterson Twenty-two notable writers—including Bob Sullivan, Abby Ellin, Mike Pesca, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa Hall, and Gay Talese—examine the untold stories of the losers, and in doing so reveal something raw and significant about what it means to be human The locker rooms of winning teams are crowded with coaches, family, and fans. Reporters flock to the athletes, brimming with victory and celebration, to ask, How does it feel? In contrast, the locker rooms of the losing teams are quiet and awkward, and reporters tend to leave quickly, reluctant to linger too long around loss. But, as sports journalists Mary Pilon and Louisa Thomas argue, losing is not a phenomenon to be overlooked, and in Losers, they have called upon novelists, reporters, and athletes to consider what it means to lose. From the Olympic gymnast who was forced to surrender her spot to another teammate, to the legacy of Bill Buckner's tenth-inning error in the 1986 World Series, to LeBron James's losing record in the NBA Finals, these essays range from humorous to somber, but all are united by their focus on defeat. Interweaving fourteen completely new and unpublished pieces alongside beloved classics of the genre, Losers turns the art of sports writing on its head and proves that there is inspiration to be found in stories of risk, resilience, and getting up after you've been knocked down.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Mary Pilon
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2020-08-18
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780525505631


Love Is For Losers

Love Is For Losers

A laugh out loud look at first love, loss and trying to avoid the girl of your dreams. What a stupid expression that is in the first place: To fall in love. Like you fall into a ditch or something. Maybe people need to look where they’re going. As far as Phoebe Davis is concerned, love is to be avoided at all costs. Why would you spend your life worrying about something that turns you into a complete moron? If her best friend Polly is anything to go by, the first sniff of a relationship makes you forget about your friends (like, hello?), get completely obsessed with sex (yawn) and bang on constantly about a person who definitely isn't as great as you think they are. So Phoebe isn't going to fall in love, ever. But then she meets Emma . . . Love is for Losers by Wibke Brueggemann is a hilarious, life-affirming novel about all the big stuff: love, sex, death, family, heartbreak, kittens . . . and kisses that turn the whole world upside down.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Wibke Brueggemann
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2021-01-21
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9781529033731


Losers

Losers

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Massimo Sgroi
Publisher :
Release : 2020
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 8832829851


Winning The Loser S Game Seventh Edition Timeless Strategies For Successful Investing

Winning The Loser S Game Seventh Edition Timeless Strategies For Successful Investing

The go-to guide for serious investors seeking long-term success, Winning the Loser’s Game explains clearly the all-important lessons learned over half a century working with the world’s leading investment experts. Called “Wall Street’s wisest man” by Money magazine, Charles Ellis converts the expertise he has developed as a consultant to the world’s largest pension, endowment and sovereign wealth funds and as a teacher at Harvard, Yale and Princeton into candid, pithy, easy to use chapters on how to succeed as an investor. This final edition of this popular book—it has already sold over 500,000 copies—is packed with important up to the minute facts and insights into... • Why indexing continues to out-perform “active” indexing. • Why fees are much higher than most of us realize. • How 401(k) plans can and should be modernized. • Why understanding behavioral economics is so important for all investors. With Winning the Loser’s Game, you have anything you need to identify your unique investment objectives, develop a realistic and powerful investment program, and enjoy superior results. In 2 – 3 hours of easy reading, you can have the same informed and candid advice that his clients gladly pay big fees to get from Charles Ellis. You’ll also have fun.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Charles D. Ellis
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2017-04-03
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 1259838048


The Losers Club

The Losers Club

The beloved "New York Times"-bestselling author of the modern classic "Frindle" celebrates books and the joy of reading with a this school story about a sixth-grade bookworm who starts a book club solely to have a place to read..

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Genre : Books and reading
Author : Andrew Clements
Publisher : Yearling
Release : 2018-07
Total Pages : 231 Pages
ISBN : 9780399557583


Pension Losers

 Pension Losers

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Genre : Federal aid to higher education
Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations
Publisher :
Release : 1985
Total Pages : 200 Pages
ISBN : UCBK:C063895553


Born Losers

Born Losers

This is a pioneering work of American cultural history, which connects everyday attitudes and anxieties about failure to lofty ideals of individualism and salesmanship of self. Sandage's storytelling will resonate with all of us as it brings to life forgotten men and women who wrestled with The Loser--the label and the experience--in the days when American capitalism was building a nation of winners.

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Genre : History
Author : Scott A Sandage
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2009-06-30
Total Pages : 376 Pages
ISBN : 9780674043053


Corporate Turnaround

Corporate Turnaround

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Donald B. Bibeault
Publisher : Beard Books
Release : 1998
Total Pages : 406 Pages
ISBN : 1893122026


Trail Fever

Trail Fever

An account of the 1996 presidential campaign follows the candidates and examines the realities of American politics

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Michael M. Lewis
Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Release : 1997
Total Pages : 299 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015041013734