Bonfire of the Vanities
Sherman McCoy has it all: a sumptuous Park Avenue apartment, an exclusive private school for his daughter, a beautiful wife, a sexy mistress – he's a “master of the universe,” an international investment banker.
Larry Kramer, assistant District Attorney in The Bronx, is far from having it all. His wife has grown fat, his clothing shabby, his apartment worn out. He takes the subway to work and compares himself to his former law school classmates who have... Electric Kool Aid Acid Test
Electric Kool Aid Acid Test covers the history of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters during the sixties in San Francisco. The Grateful Dead, Timothy Leary, and Neal Cassidy are also featured through the book. It is a very easy and fun read for anyone interested in the sixties' counterculture. ... I am Charlotte Simmons
Charlotte Simmons, the genius, but oh so naive, graduate of a backwoods North Carolina high school, is awarded a full scholarship to prestigious Dupont University in Pennsylvania. With the assurance of her high school mentor, Miss Pennington, and the backing of her uneducated parents, Charlotte arrives on the Dupont campus starry-eyed. Her ambitions for a successful college career are boundless.
But then she meets Beverly, her rich and worldly ro...
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