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- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 14.99
David Vogel has long been regarded as a leading figure of Hebrew literature, and his work has been compared to that of Joseph Roth, Thomas Mann, and Franz Kafka. In the Sanatorium was Vogel?s first published work of fiction, translated here into English for the first time. It is set in a charitable Jewish hospital for consumptives, where death is... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 19.99
Married Life , which was first published in 1929, is David Vogel?s magnum opus?a sweeping portrait of a doomed marriage and a doomed city. Set in Vienna, the novel tells of the relationship between the penniless writer Rudolf Gurdweill and Baroness Thea von Takow, who treats her husband with cruelty and disdain. In spite of this, Gurdweill struggles... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 18.99
The first English-language publication of a previously lost European jewel, Viennese Romance is set in the early 1900s and introduces us to Michael Rost, an 18-year-old Jewish youth. Hungry for experience, he comes to Vienna and forms passing relationships with everyone who crosses his path: whores, revolutionaries, paupers, army officers, and rich... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2011; US$ 23.99
Based on an extensive series of detailed and off-the-record interviews, this first in-depth analysis provides a critical examination of Australia?s Labor Party in office and of the key events and crucial moments leading to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd?s downfall. Arguing that, more than under any previous government, the policies and direction of Australia... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2011; US$ 24.99
In 1916, one million men fought in the first battle of the Somme. Victory hinged on their ability to capture a small village called Pozières, perched on the highest ridge of the battlefield. After five attempts to seize it, the British called in the Anzacs to complete this seemingly impossible task. At midnight on 23 July 1916, thousands of Australians... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2009; US$ 16.99
Arguing that global warming is the biggest problem facing humanity today, this well-illustrated handbook seeks to reduce the heavy tread of the human race?s impact upon the planet. Using a tool called the ecological footprint, it estimates the resources that an individual consumes compared with the amount that nature can sustain. Most importantly,... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2011; US$ 23.99
This updated collection shares the fascinating interviews with some of the most important writers of our times. With discussions on morality, the dangers of writing, and the drive for creativity, this account provides an in-depth look into the extraordinary minds of Martin Amis, John Banville, Saul Bellow, Malcolm Bradbury, André Brink, A. S. Byatt,... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2010; US$ 16.99
A novel about connections in a changing world of friends, lovers, family, illness, and death, this unique narrative tells the story of Marie King—a 59-year-old divorcée from Sydney?s affluent north shore. Having devoted her rather conventional life to looking after her husband and three children, Marie is experiencing an identity crisis. Forced to... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2012; US$ 21.99
In 2006, the once-divided city of Berlin still holds its share of secrets. One afternoon, near the tourist trap of Checkpoint Charlie, Clare meets Andi and feels an instant attraction to him. When Andi invites her to stay, Clare thinks she may finally have found somewhere to call home. But as the days pass and the walls of Andi?s apartment close in,... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2012; US$ 32.99
For Australia, a new nation with a relatively small population, the death of 60,000 soldiers during World War I was catastrophic. This book seeks to retrieve the stories of the extraordinary individuals who gave their lives for the cause. Included are 10 extended biographies of young men who exemplified Australia?s gifted lost generation, from an internationally... more...