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  • Veteranby Gavin G. Smith

    Orion 2010; US$ 10.99

    Three hundred years in our future, in a world of alien infiltrators, religious hackers, a vast convoying nation of Nomads, city sized orbital elevators, and a cyborg pirate king who believes himself to be a mythological demon Jakob is having a bad day: "Nothing gets in the way of a hangover like being reactivated by your old C.O. and told to track... more...

  • DogFellow's Ghostby Gavin Smith

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 15.89

    A new century has begun and new fields of science are shaking man?s longest-held beliefs. And on a tropical island, somewhere in the Pacific, new kinds of creature have been conceived. Yet the Master who made them has disappeared, and for one of his creations the loss is unbearable: neither entirely man nor wholly animal, DogFellow is both more... more...

  • Intellectuals and (Counter-) Politicsby Gavin Smith

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Contemporary forms of capitalism and the state require close analytic attention to reveal the conditions of possibility for effective counter-politics. On the other hand the practice of collective politics needs to be studied through historical ethnography if we are to understand what might make people's actions effective. This book suggests a research... more...

  • Immediate Strugglesby Susana Narotzky; Gavin Smith

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    This superb historical and ethnographic study of the political economy of the Vega Baja region of Spain, one of the European Union?s "Regional Economies," takes up the difficult question of how to understand the growing alienation ordinary working people feel in the face of globalization. Combining rich oral histories with a sophisticated and nuanced... more...

  • Dynamics and Relativityby Jeffrey Forshaw; Gavin Smith

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33

    A new title in the Manchester Physics Series, this introductory text emphasises physical principles behind classical mechanics and relativity. It assumes little in the way of prior knowledge, introducing relevant mathematics and carefully developing it within a physics context. Designed to provide a logical development of the subject, the book is divided... more...

  • A-Z of Whiskyby Gavin D. Smith

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 12.22

    WHISKY is not only the world's most consistently successful and popular drink, it is also one of the oldest, having been around in one form or another since the first millennium. However, documentary records only commence in Scotland in 1494 when it was distilled as a spirit known as aqua vitae. Its growth since then has been better detailed and a... more...

  • War in Heavenby Gavin G. Smith

    Orion 2011; US$ 12.99

    The high-powered sequel to VETERAN sees an unlikely hero make an even more unlikely return to take the reader back into a vividly rendered bleak future. But a bleak future where there are still wonders: man travelling out into the universe, Bladerunneresque cities hanging from the ceilings of vast caverns, aliens that we can barely comprehend. Gavin... more...

  • Whisky, Wit & Wisdomby Gavin D. Smith

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    This book deals with the lighter and quirkier sides of whisky-making, whisky consumption, whisky over-consumption, whisky in literature, whisky and the law, and even whisky and death. A selection of leading whisky industry personalities have contributed their favourite humorous stories concerning 'the cratur', and the text is augmented by a series... more...

  • Stillhouse Stories - Tunroom Talesby Gavin D. Smith

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99

    In this informative and entertaining series of interviews leading whisky writer Gavin D. Smith reveals the workings of the Scotch whisky industry in a series of interviews with characters who have lived and worked in the business of making Scotch. Some are nostalgic, harkening back to a former era when the Health &; Safety mandarins did not exist,... more...

  • The Age of Scorpioby Gavin G. Smith

    Orion 2013; US$ 10.99

    Praised by Stephen Baxter and Adam Roberts, reviewed ecstatically by SFX magazine, Gavin Smith's first novel VETERAN announced an exciting new voice on the SF scene. WAR IN HEAVEN, set in the same universe, followed. Now comes a new standalone SF thriller. Of all the captains based out of Arclight only Eldon Sloper was desperate enough to agree to... more...