Author : Kim Echlin
Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Penguin
ISBN : 9780735240629
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WINNER OF THE 2021 TORONTO BOOK AWARD NOMINATED FOR THE 2022 EVERGREEN AWARD From the internationally bestselling and Giller-shortlisted author of The Disappeared, an astounding, poetic novel about war and loss, suffering and courage, and the strength of women through it all. It’s been eleven years since Gota has seen Kosmos, yet she still finds herself fantasizing about their intimate year together in Paris. Now it’s 1999 and, working as a journalist, she hears about a film festival in Sarajevo, where she knows Kosmos will be with his theatre company. She takes the assignment to investigate the fallout of the Bosnian war—and to reconnect with the love of her life. But when they are reunited, she finds a man, and a country, altered beyond recognition. Kosmos introduces Gota to Edina, the woman he has always loved. While Gota treads the precarious terrain of her evolving connection to Kosmos, she and Edina forge an unexpected bond. A lawyer and a force to be reckoned with, Edina exposes the sexual violence that she and thousands of others survived in the war. Before long, Gota finds her life entwined with the community of women and travels with them to The Hague to confront their abusers. The events she covers—and the stories she hears—will change her life forever. Written in Kim Echlin’s masterfully luminescent prose, Speak, Silence weaves together the experiences of a resilient sisterhood and tells the story of the real-life trial that would come to shape history. In a heart-wrenching tale of suffering and loss and a beautiful illustration of power and love, Echlin explores what it means to speak out against the very people who would do anything to silence you.

Author : Shusaku Endo
Genre :
Publisher :
ISBN : 0720614481
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A Japanese Catholic, Endo tells the story of two 17th-century missionaries attempting to shore up the oppressed Japanese Christian movement. Father Rodrigues has come to Japan to find the truth behind unthinkable rumors that his famous teacher Ferreira has renounced his faith. But after his arrival he discovers that the only way to help the brutally persecuted Christians may be to apostatize himself. Translated from the Japanese by William Johnston, this special edition is issued in celebration of the release of Martin Scorsese's film adaptation of the novel.

Author : Katrina Goldsaito
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN : 9780316271295
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"Do you have a favorite sound?" little Yoshio asks. The musician answers, "The most beautiful sound is the sound of ma, of silence." But Yoshio lives in Tokyo, Japan: a giant, noisy, busy city. He hears shoes squishing through puddles, trains whooshing, cars beeping, and families laughing. Tokyo is like a symphony hall! Where is silence? Join Yoshio on his journey through the hustle and bustle of the city to find the most beautiful sound of all.

Author : Robin Patric Clair
Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : State University of New York Press
ISBN : 9780791499177
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A thought-provoking look at how silence is embedded in our language, society, and institutions. Sexual harassment is explored as an example.

Author : Michal Ephratt
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 9781108471671
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Verbal silence touches on every possible aspect of daily life. This book provides a full linguistic analysis of the role of silence in language, exploring perspectives from semantics, semiotics, pragmatics, phonetics, syntax, grammar and poetics, and taking into account a range of spoken and written contexts. The author argues that silence is just as communicative in language as speech, as it results from the deliberate choice of the speaker, and serves functions such as informing, conveying emotion, signalling turn switching, and activating the addresser. Verbal silence is used, alongside speech, to serve linguistic functions in all areas of life, as well as being employed in a wide variety of written texts. The forms and functions of silence are explained, detailed and illustrated with examples taken from both written texts and real-life interactions. Engaging and comprehensive, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in this fascinating linguistic phenomenon.

Author : Ahmad Abdallah
Genre :
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ISBN : 9781300868897
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Author : R. Melvin Keiser
Genre : Religion
Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
ISBN : 9781789045505
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R. Melvin Keiser delves into the depths of Quaker spirituality and their philosophy, showing us that we require silence to unlock our relationship with God. Seeds of Silence: Essays in Quaker Spirituality and Philosophical Theology questions the modern world's addiction to distractions and instant gratification, and leads us toward a semi-forgotten Christian tradition of contemplative thinking.

Author : Ebenezer Obadare
Genre : Political Science
Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
ISBN : 9781580465519
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An important contribution to the debate on forms of civil society in Africa and elsewhere, and to the global literature on dissent.

Author : J. King
Genre : Education
Publisher : Springer
ISBN : 9781137301482
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Why are second language learners in Japan's universities so silent? This book investigates the perplexing but intriguing phenomenon of classroom silence and draws on ideas from psychology, sociolinguistics and anthropology to offer a unique insight into the reasons why some learners are either unable or unwilling to speak in a foreign language.

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : BookSquirrel Publication
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This anthology is a collection of scribbling that reflects the imagination of 40 fabulous authors. Hope this book talks and listens as well. It is said that "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies." Do read these poems and tales to get a new experience. This project is initiated by BSP and compiled by Divyak Pratap Singh and Nureen Fatima.