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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.95
David Mamet's new Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It's November in a Presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith's chances for reelection are looking grim. Approval ratings are down, his money's running out, and nuclear war might be imminent. Though his staff has thrown in the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 14.99
Winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award This powerful drama of prison life is set in a house of detention where a group of young convicts-predominantly black and Puerto Rican-taunt, fight, insult, and entertain one another in an attempt to preserve their sanity and to create a semblance of community. When a young white prisoner accused... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 105.00
Critical and popular debate about Mamet's work often centers on whether we should read his misogynist, unloving characters as reflecting his own misogyny or should recognize a Mametian irony in his memorable depictions. Irony is intimately related to issues of genre and to audience expectations. In turn, Mamet's celebrity colors responses to his work.... more...
- Coach House Books 2011; US$ 13.95
Dr. Thoughtless Actions, a young geneticist, awakes one morning to find a cardboard box secured to his head. Unable to wrench it off, he attempts suicide, not only failing but also, unbeknowst to himself, cloning himself, creating Dr. Wishful Thinking. The two losers fall in love, fall in science, and fail to make a baby. Their conversation, an intricately... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial . Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life?and mutiny?on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 9.95
A son returns after an absence of two years to find both his mother and family friend Wiff trying to sustain his father, Jacob. A heart attack has forced Jacob out of work, and he can't reconcile himself to his frightening situation. The characters all discover something about themselves under this pressure of imminent death. Of the Fields, Lately... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 18.99
Padgett Powell, author of the acclaimed The Interrogative Mood and ?one of the few truly important American writers of our time? (Sam Lipsyte), returns with a hilarious Southern send-up of Samuel Beckett?s classic Waiting for Godot . Truly a master of envelope-pushing, post-postmodern American fiction, in a class with Nicholas Baker and Lydia... more...