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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...
- Carcanet 2013; US$ 14.51
In To the War Poets John Greening sends dispatches across the decades. In a sequence of verse letters he addresses the poets of the First World War directly, making connections yet always aware of distance: ‘No larks, / just the passing of traffic.? Greening explores ‘Englishness?, but also, in his translations from German poets, goes beyond it. From... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Rooted in the inconceivable and unspeakable event of death, Romantic poetic forms of grief possess a self-questioning presence about their own creative processes and formal structures. These imaginative encounters of Romanticism with grief and loss, as well as Romantic speculations about posterity, Sandy suggests, are no less diversified in their use... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Focusing on Algernon Charles Swinburne's poems on Apollo, Levin calls for a re-examination of the poet's place in Victorian studies in light of his contributions to nineteenth-century intellectual history. Levin persuasively shows that Swinburne was not simply a poet provacateur who enjoyed controversy but failed to provide valid cultural commentary,... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A sharp, dark comedy that explores the inescapable difference between feeling 19 and being 19. Lou is getting on with her life, carefree and without ties. But this abruptly comes to a halt when her 19-year-old goddaughter Minnie moves in to take up a place at university. Minnie?s arrival shines a harsh light into the corners of Lou?s life – revealing... 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...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
From the author of 21st Century Dodos comes a festive collection of endangered objects. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 15.99
Selected Literary Essays includes over twenty of C. S. Lewis?s most important literary essays, written between 1932 and 1962. The topics discussed in this volume range from Chaucer to Kipling, from "The literary impact of the authorized version" to "Psycho-analysis and literary criticism," to Shakespeare and Bunyan, and Sir Walter Scott and William... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 3.99
Compiled especially for fans who have read all the books in the classic fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia , here are over 100 questions, highlighted by original black-and-white art, to test your memory and challenge your friends to a Narnia trivia contest. Do you think you know Narnia inside and out? What do Dufflepuds use as boats? What is... more...