The Thing about Thugs
  • Author : Tabish Khair
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547731605

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Book excerpt: A U.S. release of a darkly comic, award-nominated gothic tale follows the experiences of a former member of a violent cult who agrees to be a subject in a scientist's phrenological research only to be implicated in a string of grisly murders. 20,000 first printing.

The Thing about Thugs

The Thing about Thugs

Author : Tabish Khair
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Fiction
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A U.S. release of a darkly comic, award-nominated gothic tale follows the experiences of a former member of a violent cult who agrees to be a subject in a scientist's phrenological research only to be implicated in a string of grisly murders. 20,000 first printing....

Among the Thugs

Among the Thugs

Author : Bill Buford
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots ...

Justify My Thug

Justify My Thug

Author : Wahida Clark
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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Tasha and Trae try to overcome their troubles and make their marriage work. Meanwhile, Jaz is facing drama of her own. In the torrid world of sex, drugs, and crime, author Clark continues her definitive hip-hop soap opera that fans have come to love....

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Author : Angie Thomas
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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8 starred reviews · Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best · William C. Morris Award Winner · National Book Award Longlist · Printz Honor Book · Coretta Scott King Honor Book · #1 New York Times Bestseller! "Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds "Stunning." —John Green "This story is necessary. This story is important." —Kirkus (starred review) "Heartbreakingly topical." —...

A Thug s Life

A Thug s Life

Author : Thomas Long
Publisher : Urban Books
Genre : Fiction
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Against an unrelentingly bleak urban landscape, Long mixes an explosive cocktail of sex, drugs, murder, and crime. As the novel races toward a brutal climax, one thing becomes chillingly clear: when it comes to the thug's life, no one truly escapes without paying the steepest of prices....

Good Girls Love Thugs

Good Girls Love Thugs

Author : Shvonne Latrice
Publisher : Sullivan Group Publishing
Genre : Fiction
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Good Girls Love Thugs is about four young best friends, whose lives change dramatically after getting caught up with the extremely sought after “King brothers” Kendrick, Kendreeis, and Kendon. The King brothers run the biggest drug operation in Baltimore, MD where money and women are the least of their worries. ...

University Thugs

University Thugs

Author : Free Chef
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Fiction
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For ex-offender Titus Stevenson, a return to college should've been a breakthrough in the transition back to society. But he arrives at a campus hardly in the mood for healing--it's on the verge of tearing itself apart. A string of racial scandals have battered the school's reputation. Every weekend bad ...

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

Author : Bryn Greenwood
Publisher : Booktopia Editions
Genre : Fiction
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As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she ...

Thug Notes

Thug Notes

Author : Sparky Sweets
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Humor
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"Sparky Sweets, Ph.D. and Wisecrack present Thug Notes, the outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to sixteen of literature's most beloved classics - including The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pride & Prejudice and Things Fall Apart. Having already taught millions around the world, Dr. Sweets makes it easy ...

How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position

How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position

Author : Tabish Khair
Publisher : Interlink Publishing
Genre : Fiction
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A HILARIOUS, SATIRICAL NOVEL FROM AWARD-WINNING INDIAN WRITER. Funny and sad, satirical and humane, this novel tells the interlinked stories of three unforgettable men whose trajectories cross in Denmark: the flamboyant Ravi, the fundamentalist Karim, and the unnamed and pragmatic Pakistani narrator. As the unnamed narrator copes with his divorce, ...

Every Living Thing

Every Living Thing

Author : David M. Crane
Publisher : Carolina Academic Press LLC
Genre : Sierra Leone
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"Set in the steaming jungles of the ravaged West African country Sierra Leone, this book shows how multiple countries were devastated by an international criminal enterprise led by Presidents Muammar Gadhafi of Libya, Charles Taylor of Liberia, and Blasé Compare of Burkina Faso, with an assist from a vast network ...

The Thing About December

The Thing About December

Author : Donal Ryan
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Fiction
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From the twice Man Booker longlisted author of From a Low and Quiet Sea 'A force of nature ... a life-enhancing talent' Sebastian Barry While the Celtic Tiger rages, and greed becomes the norm, Johnsey Cunliffe desperately tries to hold on to the familiar, even as he loses those who all ...

Thug Matrimony

Thug Matrimony

Author : Wahida Clark
Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
Genre : Fiction
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An uninvited guest throws a ghetto wedding into chaos in this raw urban romance by the New York Times and Essence bestselling author. Angel, Jaz, Tasha, and Kyra are living proof that hope is more than a word. The four girlfriends are pulling themselves out of the ghetto—and trying ...

Monster

Monster

Author : Walter Dean Myers
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our ...