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Koolaids

the art of war

by Rabih Alameddine

  • 65 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lebanon
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Fiction,
    • Gay men -- Fiction,
    • Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990 -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRabih Alameddine.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3551.L215 K6 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 245 p. ;
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL345842M
      ISBN 100312186932
      LC Control Number98004879

      Koolaids: The Art of War. by Rabih Alameddine, Steve West (Read by) | Editorial Reviews. Audio MP3 on CD (MP3 on CD Rabih Alameddine follows his international bestseller, The Hakawati, with an enchanting story of a book-loving, obsessive, seventy-two-year-old "unnecessary" woman. Aaliya Saleh lives alone in her Beirut apartment, surrounded.   Koolaids transcends the ubiquity of AIDS as a subject, to become a much wider and more universal meditation on the vagaries of life (and death) * Gay Times * Koolaids is the companion guide to The Tibetan Book of the Dead, The Diary of 4/5().

      Koolaids: The Art Of War () About book: I read this book after being blown away by The Hakawati (speaking of underlining book titles, the MLA has changed their guidelines to suggest italics instead), and wanted to read something else by Alameddine. There is not much of comparison between the two works. The multiple narrative perspectives are there in both 4/5(5).   The book tackles two different issues, pinned against one another in act of comparison. Both the AIDS epidemic of the late 80s and the year Lebanese civil war are the stars of “Koolaids”, and they fight in an indeterminate battle of which is deadlier.

      Koolaids. Kool Aids Paperback – Septem This is one of the Rabih Alameddine written works that has received rave reviews from critics. Many consider it as daring, dazzling, tough, and funny heartbreaking book by the popular author.   A provocative first collection of stories by the author of Koolaids Following the publication of his critically acclaimed first novel, Koolaids, Rabih Alameddine offers a collection of stories that explores the experience of a number of Lebanese characters - men and women, gay and straight--whose lives have been blown apart by a disastrous civil war and the resulting 5/5(2).


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Koolaids by Rabih Alameddine Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Koolaids” is what it is – a gritty and real book on what it takes to go on living in the face of death and how to sometimes just give in, knowing that nothing can be done now.

It is stories such as these that deeply affect us and our lives/5(12). Koolaids book. Read 67 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Be 4/5. koolaids Download koolaids or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get koolaids book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. When National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle finalist Rabih Alameddine’s dazzling literary debut Koolaids first published it garnered exuberant praise from Amy Tan, Rick Wallach, and Sarah Schulman, among : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Koolaids. April, An extraordinary literary debut, this book is about the AIDS epidemic, the civil war in Beirut, death, sex, and the meaning of life. Daring in form as well as content, Koolaids turns the traditional novel inside out and hangs it on the clothesline to air.

Read more». KOOLAIDS Buy the book: Book Passage | Amazon | Barnes & Noble. KOOLAIDS is a wildly imaginative tour de force -- impressive, stunning.

Alameddine's is the authentic voice of the prophet, speaking from the man-made wilderness of the late 20th century.

Like all great prophets he speaks with equal parts of anger and love, in a crazy-quilt, Kundera. About The Book. When National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle finalist Rabih Alameddine’s dazzling literary debut Koolaids was first published, it garnered exuberant praise from Amy Tan, Rick Wallach, and Sarah Schulman, among others.

Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and family during the. "Koolaids", on the other hand, reminds us of the uses of anger and grief, and of what the virus did to individuals, communities and a nation. By returning the reader to a wholly different era, "Koolaids" makes history.5/5(5).

Koolaids: The Art of War by Rabih Alameddine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This emotionally charged first novel by a Lebanese-American writer and artist is an impressionistic collage that skillfully juxtaposes its gay protagonists' defiant encounters with AIDS, the embattled recent history of Lebanon during its own civil war and "the Israeli siege of Beirut," and more general permutations of estrangement from society, family, and nation.

Alameddine's. "Daring, dazzlingA tough, funny, heart-breaking book" by the National Book Award–nominated author of An Unnecessary Woman (The Seattle Times). Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic in America and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and their families during the s and s, this "absolutely brilliant" novel mines the chaos of.

When National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle finalist Rabih Alameddine's dazzling literary debut Koolaids first published it garnered exuberant praise from Amy Tan, Rick Wallach, and Sarah Schulman, among others. Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and the limitations and possibilities of love and language.

At its center is a romance: the story of the author's relationship with the artist Harry Dodge. This story, which includes Nelson's account of falling in love with Dodge, who is fluidly. Koolaids eBook: Alameddine, Rabih: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select /5(10). Mix up all kinds of fun with Kool-Aid. With a rainbow of flavors kids love, and a good source of Vitamin C moms can feel good about, Kool-Aid is delivering more smiles per gallon.

Come inside to learn more, watch videos and have a refreshingly good time. Description of the book "Koolaids": “Daring, dazzling a tough, funny, heart-breaking book.”—Seattle Times “[A] refreshing statement of honesty and endurance funny, brave full of heart and willing to say things about war and disease, sexual and cultural politics that have rarely been said so boldly or directly before.”—The Sunday Oregonian.

Home» Lebanon» Rabih Alameddine» Koolaids. Rabih Alameddine: Koolaids. The subtitle to this book is The Art of War and it is indeed about war – two wars, to be precise. The first is the War in Lebanon – The Lebanese Civil War, with the Israelis fighting Hezbollah and the Syrians fighting the second is the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco.

A book subtitled "a novel in first chapters" risks being taken as a gimmick. Yet Rabih Alameddine's second novel is an assured follow-up to its Beirut-born author's riveting debut, Koolaids ( Author: Maya Jaggi.

Praise “An Unnecessary Woman is a meditation on, among other things, aging, politics, literature, loneliness, grief and resilience. If there are flaws to this beautiful and absorbing novel, they are not readily apparent.” —New York Times “[I]rresistible” [the author] offers winningly unrestricted access to the thoughts of his affectionate, urbane, vulnerable and fractiously.

A violent surfacing of adolescence (which has little in common with Tarkington's earlier, broadly comic, Seventeen) has a compulsive impact. "Nobody big except me" is the dream world of Holden Caulfield and his first person story is.

To be fair, ‘What’s it about?’ is not an ideal question for a book like Koolaids. One should probably begin, just as Alameddine does, by thinking about how the book is written.

This novel is composed of vignettes, or “infinitesimal” segments, that resemble literary chaos.Koolaids transcends the ubiquity of AIDS as a subject, to become a much wider and more universal meditation on the vagaries of life (and death) (Gay Times) A moving and angry book (Independent) Hyperactive and apocalyptic - a lesson in how to mix a war zone (Beirut), sex (AIDS) and destruction (the Grim Reaper) and come up laughing (Marie Reviews: 7.When National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle finalist Rabih Alameddine’s dazzling literary debut Koolaids first published it garnered exuberant praise from Amy Tan, Rick Wallach, and Sarah Schulman, among others.