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  2. The Stone Sky - Wikipedia

    The Stillness is constantly wracked by geological cataclysms, and every few hundred years an event is severe enough to touch off a global volcanic winter, referred to as a Fifth Season. Some characters, referred to as orogenes, have the ability to manipulate geological energies on a large scale, as well as magic on a smaller scale.

  3. List of winners of the National Book Award - Wikipedia

    A Stillness at Appomattox (third of 3 vols) 1955: Joseph Wood Krutch: The Measure of Man: 1956: Herbert Kubly: An American in Italy: 1957: George F. Kennan: Russia Leaves the War: 1958: Catherine Drinker Bowen: The Lion and the Throne (see Edward Coke) 1959: J. Christopher Herold: Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël (biog. Madame de ...

  4. The - Wikipedia

    The (/ ð ə, ð iː / ()) is a grammatical article in English, denoting persons or things already mentioned, under discussion, implied or otherwise presumed familiar to listeners, readers, or speakers.

  5. Ebook - Wikipedia

    An ebook (short for electronic book), also known as an e-book or eBook, is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.

  6. Naruto Uzumaki - Wikipedia

    Naruto Uzumaki (Japanese: うずまき ナルト, Hepburn: Uzumaki Naruto) (/ ˈ n ɑː r ə t oʊ /) is the titular protagonist of the manga Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto.As the series progresses, he is a young ninja from the fictional village of Konohagakure (Hidden Leaf Village).

  7. Rudyard Kipling - Wikipedia

    Rudyard Kipling was born on 30 December 1865 in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, to Alice Kipling (née MacDonald) and John Lockwood Kipling. Alice (one of the four noted MacDonald sisters) was a vivacious woman, of whom Lord Dufferin would say, "Dullness and Mrs Kipling cannot exist in the same room."