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  • Deadline at Dawnby Judith Williamson

    Marion Boyars 1993; US$ 17.49

    Judith Williamson takes herself to the movies, and this book contains the reviews she wrote as film critic for Time Out, City Limits, the radical alternative London weekly listings paper, and the New Statesman. This book contains her journalism, analysis of those times and her career as a journalist in a turbulent  England with fierce labour relations... more...

  • Consuming Passionsby Judith Williamson

    Marion Boyars 1988; US$ 12.99

    Judith Williamson explores how our cultural tastes, in films, food, television, advertising, music poetry, song lyrics,photography,political movements and even the BritishRoyal Family influence our thinking and how we govern our own lives, and shape those of our children more...

  • William Golding: The Unmoved Targetby Virginia Tiger

    Marion Boyars 2003; US$ 15.99

    An analysis of the work of William Golding by acclaimed literary critic Virginia Tiger, who argues that Golding used the imaginative impact of words to convey experiences that conventional language fails to get across. This is the only book to offer a complete commentary on all his literary work and the critical responses to it. Distinguished critic,... more...

  • Edna the Inebriate Womanby Jeremy Sandford

    Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 13.99

    Edna the Inebriate Woman was written when Jeremy Sandford, whose documentary Cathy Come Home had focused public attention on the plight of homeless families, decided to study the equally grave problems faced by Britain's thousands of single homeless people. The author follows Edna on her continuous journey through town and country and shows us at... more...

  • In the Mirror of the Pastby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 16.99

    During the 1980s Ivan Illich added another dimension to his thought through the study of Medieval history. In the current volume he aims to demonstrate the extent to which the groundwork for the institutions that characterize our world today was laid in the twelfth century. The topics with which Illich engages center on health, housing, schooling,... more...

  • Limits to Medicineby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 15.99

    'The medical establishment has become a major threat to health'. So begins Ivan Illich's spirited and reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession. Relentlessly and with full documentation taken from recognized medical sources Illich proves the impotence... more...

  • Celebration of Awarenessby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1971; US$ 15.99

    As a formidable critic of some of society's most cherished institutions, such as compulsory education and organised religion, Ivan Illich has attracted world attention. His commitment to a radical humanism against conventional institutions and esatablished ideas of social virtue make for compelling, and convincing, reading. This book brings together... more...

  • Enlightenmentby Maureen Freely

    Marion Boyars 2007; US$ 11.99

    A tense thriller about the return of an investigative journalist to Istanbul from America, the scene of Jeannie's teenage love affair with Sinan, a Turkish boy, as well as the place of operation of her father, a CIA agent. Jeannie is forced to confront her past when Sinan's wife asks her for help to regain her son, taken away from her by the American... more...

  • See How Much I Love Youby Luis Leante; Martin Schifino

    Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 11.99

    Winner of the 2007 Alfaguara Prize for Fiction, See How Much I Love You is a epic love story spanning over three decades. When Montse and Santiago meet as teenagers in 70s Barcelona they have little idea where their summer romance will lead. After they break up Santiago decides to spend his military service as far away as possible: in the Western... more...

  • The Silent Sinby Anja Sicking; David Colmer

    Marion Boyars 2006; US$ 9.99

    A young woman is employed by a maid by a music publisher in Amsterdam, in the eighteenth century. She is confronted with his homosexuality and the penalties that follow on discovery. more...