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  • The Metamorphosisby Franz Kafka; Ian Johnston

    The Floating Press 2003; US$ 4.50

    The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem. more...

  • Collected Storiesby Franz Kafka

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.00

    (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Franz Kafka?s imagination so far outstripped the forms and conventions of the literary tradition he inherited that he was forced to turn that tradition inside out in order to tell his splendid, mysterious tales. Scrupulously naturalistic on the surface, uncanny in their depths, these stories represent the achieved art... more...

  • Falschspielerby Franz Dobler

    FUEGO 2015; US$ 5.02

    Sechs Geschichten mit vollem Unterhaltungswert: Durch bizarre Stimmungslagen, alltägliche Szenen, robuste menschlische Mentalitäten, Schattenbilder brauner Vergangenheit und Liebesromanzen führt Dobler dem Leser im Deutschland der 80er Jahre herum. Er treibt dabei des öfteren ein falsches Spiel mit den Protagonisten, so dass in den Geschichten so manche... more...

  • Nachmittag eines Reportersby Franz Dobler

    FUEGO 2015; US$ 5.02

    In Der Spiegel 28/1998 hieß es dazu: "Doblers Geschichten strahlen eine betörende Melancholie aus, sie klingen wie der wehmütige Blues aus einem Amerika, das es schon lange nicht mehr gibt, und sie sind ungeheuer komisch ... im Nachmittag eines Reporters erweist sich Franz Dobler als Meister der genau dosierten Ironie und eines fröhlichen Sarkasmus:... more...

  • Sterne und Straßenby Franz Dobler

    FUEGO 2015; US$ 5.02

    Sterne und Straßen versammelt literarische und journalistische Arbeiten von 1983-2003. Einige sperrten sich gegen eine Veröffentlichung, die meisten erschienen in Süddeutsche Zeitung, junge Welt, die tageszeitung, GQ, Südwestfunk u.a. und wurden für die Buchausgabe verbessert und verlängert. Die Stoffe, die der Autor auf seinen Straßen findet, haben... more...

  • Rationality and Epistemic Sophisticationby Franz-Peter Griesmaier

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    For at least the past two decades, there has been intense interest in understanding how epistemic status is related to pragmatic concerns. In this sophisticated study of sophistication, Griesmaier embeds this now widely discussed question in a larger set of issues about the way in which our standards of epistemic rationality vary with the sophistication... more...

  • Ecosystems of the Deep Oceansby P.A. Tyler

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 290.00

    This volume examines the deep sea ecosystem from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapters examine the deep-sea floor, the deep pelagic environment and the more specialised chemosynthetic environments of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. These environments are examined from the perspective of the relationship of deep-sea animals to their physico-chemical... more...

  • A Theory of Local Entrepreneurship in the Knowledge Economyby P.A. Julien

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Analyzes various forms of partnership among socioeconomic actors to highlight the social conventions and entrepreneurial culture that connect and intensify the energies at the root of local dynamism. This book demonstrates how entrepreneurship can be fostered in order to support collective development. more...

  • Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor Settingsby P.A. Marshall

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00

    This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...

  • Managing without Growthby P.A. Victor

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Challenges the priority that rich countries give to economic growth as an over-arching objective of economic policy. This book presents three arguments on why rich countries should turn away from economic growth as the primary policy objective and pursue objectives that enhance well-being. It is intended for academics, students, and activists. more...