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- Penguin Random House Australia 2014; US$ 13.84
'I need a wife' It's a common joke among women juggling work and family. But it's not actually a joke. Having a spouse who takes care of things at home is a Godsend on the domestic front. It's a potent economic asset on the work front. And it's an advantage enjoyed - even in our modern society - by vastly more men than women. Working women are in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
Annabel Patterson tackles the hottest topic in literary studies today - `the Great Books debate - providing a superbly formulated moderate stance between the Western canon's radical oppponents and its zealous protectors. more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65
Original and lively book showing how Milton used words in the extraordinary ways he did. After an account of Milton's writing life, Patterson discusses keywords - the keys to a text or a theory; words of sexual avoidance and distress; words of abuse; words privileged because 'Scripture'; learned words; and cunning little words, easily overlooked. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
A startlingly original first novel by ?this generation?s answer to Alice Munro? ( The Vancouver Sun )?a bold reimagining of one of history?s most intriguing relationships: between legendary philosopher Aristotle and his most famous pupil, the young Alexander the Great. 342 BC: Aristotle is reluctant to set aside his own ambitions in order to tutor... more...
- Random House of Canada 2009; US$ 16.95
On the orders of his boyhood friend, now King Philip of Macedon, Aristotle postpones his dreams of succeeding Plato as leader of the Academy in Athens and reluctantly arrives in the Macedonian capital of Pella to tutor the king?s adolescent sons. An early illness has left one son with the intellect of a child; the other is destined for greatness but... more...
- Atria Books 2010; US$ 18.00
Every little girl dreams of being a princess . . . And there?s nothing a princess likes more than throwing a party! This enchanting new book allows you to indulge the princess in your little girl with recipes and ideas designed to feed her imagination and encourage her participation in the kitchen. From Fairy Finger Sandwiches and Rice Krispies... more...
- Atria Books 2011; US$ 18.00
Who doesn?t love pasta? For most kids?and their parents?pasta is the best food in the world. It?s tasty and nutritious, it?s easy, quick, and economical to cook?and, even better, it comes in lots of fun shapes! Here is Annabel?s ultimate collection of one hundred pasta dishes, with a section for babies (it?s a good way to introduce texture) and toddlers... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99
From the author of The Inheritance and Secret Relations comes a Romeo and Juliet tale centering on a wonderful old English ancestral home that had once been a Cistercian abbey. Almost a year on from the loss of their precious abbey, the Delancey family remains devastated. The abbey had been the uninterrupted home of Delanceys since the sixteenth... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 40.00
Over 450 years ago, the Portuguese landed in what was to be the first European colony in Asia, Macau, bringing their culture and their cuisine. This lavishly illustrated cookbook is the first to introduce to the English-speaking world one of the oldest ?fusion? cuisines in Asia. It includes 62 recipes, most of which are straight from the source ? old... more...