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- Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28
When TV producer Clin Ludlow is admitted to hospital for an operation, he expects to be home in 10 days. In the event he ends up staying for five months, nearly dying on several occasions, and contracting MRSA. More than nine years later he is still recovering from his experiences. In Shadows in Wonderland he tells his story, and takes a fascinating... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 125.00
"Who's Afraid of Edna O'Brien?" asks an early interviewer in Conversations with Edna O'Brien . With over fifty years of published novels, biographies, plays, telecasts, short stories, and more, it is hard not to be intimidated by her. An acclaimed and controversial Irish writer, O'Brien (b. 1932) saw her early works, starting in 1960 with The Country... more...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 18.89
New Selected Poems includes the key poems from Eavan Boland?s remarkable half century of writing. It began with 23 Poems in 1962 and it has continued through more than a dozen collections, each finding new dimensions in language, history and in the body subject to passion and to time. She is indeed, as Elaine Feinstein described her in Poetry Review,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author?s arguments about post-independence postcolonial India. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the ?Social?, ?Mythological? and ?Historical?, Stadtler examines... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 16.03
Jack Webster has had a lifetime of adventure as a respected and highly-commended journalist, meeting the rich and famous and experiencing what the world has to offer. From his upbringing in rural Aberdeenshire – where he survived a serious heart condition and had to overcome a debilitating stammer – to a glittering career which took him all over the... more...
- Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 13.11
An optimistic, poignant and often very funny account of how creativity can banish the disagreeables that permeate life. The hazards and secrets of the book trade and writing co-mingle with the joys of travel, family and entertaining. The alarums and excursions of an arson attack and the efforts to ease the lot of fellow writers imprisoned for their... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
John Lennon wrote Skywriting by Word of Mouth , an impressive collection of writings and drawings, during Yoko Ono's pregnancy with Sean, and always planned to have it published. The book's publication was a wish that seemed to end with Lennon's assassination in 1980 and the theft of the manuscript from the Lennons' home in 1982. When it was recovered... more...
- Ransom Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74
Jack is the youngest cadet to be chosen by the RAF to learn to fly a glider. He hopes that when he is older he may be able to fly real planes in the war. However, for all his flying prowess, he has a fear of coming in to land. Cecil thinks this weakness makes Jack unsuited to flying and when Jack makes a dangerous mistake, Cecil's determined he'll... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Described as the 'sly old fox of New Zealand verse', Kendrick Smithyman is a major New Zealand poet. In Selected Poems passionate commitment to the craft of language and to a sense of place stamp the 100 poems selected by Peter Simpson. Thick with wry wit, unexpected imagery and astonishing fluency, Selected Poems demonstrates Kendrick Smithyman's... more...