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Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1939) by Katherine Ann Porter is a short novel set during the influenza pandemic of 1918, which killed five times as many Americans as did World War I. Its main character, Miranda, is a young reporter who falls in love with a soldier; the book’s fever-dream style captures the experience of the disease.
The Andromeda Strain (1969) by Michael Crichton is a bestselling techno-thriller that begins when a military satellite crashes to earth and releases an extraterrestrial organism that kills almost everyone in a nearby small town. Then things get bad.
Love in the Time of Cholera (1985) by Gabriel García Márquez is the great Colombian author’s beguiling tale of a 50-year courtship, in which lovesickness is as debilitating and stubborn as disease.
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投稿作者：小胖吃包子 学校：未提供 投稿方式：电子邮件 Dear Jack, 亲爱的杰克： Thanks for your letter! I’m glad to tell you my life on weekend. As I like reading books, I always read half of a small book on the sofa on Saturday. Especially in winter, I like lying under sunshine on the s...
The first day of 2013 is gloomy. I planed to go out ,but the bad weather make me feel lazy,I do not want to go outdoor. My roommates and I just stay in the dormitory , I did some reading . I have prepared a lot for killing time. I borrowed a lot of books fro...
As movies are prevailing, more and more literature works are adapted to movies. Most people will choose to watch a movie to get the knowledge a story or our history. Some people, however, prefer to read books to obtain knowledge. For me, I think that watch a...
For most people, travel is a great thing. They will make a long plan before the trip starts. It is believed that shopping and delicious food are considered to be the necessary plans. While for some people, they don’t care about the things mentioned above. Diff...
Study has been an important part of our life. I study hard in school and even I graduate, I still keep reading books. Reading books not only brings me the knowledge, but also happiness. The knowledge I learn will be the greatest treasure of my life. 学习一直是我们生活中...
Summer holiday is coming. My classmates have different plans for it. Some of them plan to travel to have a good rest. They think that places of interests can help them relax. Some others are likely to make full use of this holiday to improve their study. They...
I like to make friends a lot, because I like to share opinions with them. But I find it is hard to find an ideal friend. Most people just like to hang out with you. If you want to share profound information, they will stay quiet. I am so eager to find an ideal...
Dear Lily， 亲爱的莉莉： Do you want to know my weekend plan? Now let me tell you my weekend plan: 你想知道我的周末计划吗？现在让我来告诉你吧： On Saturday morning, I’m going to do housework and watch TV. After lunch, I’m going to listen to music. In the evening, I’m going shopping with m...
When I was very small, my parents bought me a lot of classic novel books. They wanted me to read them and got the best education. After reading these books, I will search the movies. They are very classic and I can’t help stopping watching. Now I learn much ab...