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- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 55.00
Hong Kong was one of the last outposts of Empire, remaining a Crown Colony until handover to the Chinese in 1997. In this engaging and amusing memoir, Denys Roberts chronicles his time there from his arrival in 1962 as Solicitor General to his rise to the office of Chief Justice, which he remained until his retirement in 1988. He paints a picture of... more...
- Soho Press 2013; US$ 7.25
The long-awaited return of Timothy Williams, CWA award-winning grand master of crime fiction, whom The Observer named one of the ?10 Best Modern European Crime Writers? The sun-drenched Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is technically part of France, subject to French law and loyal to the French Republic. But in 1980, the scars of colonialism... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2014; US$ 14.95
From one of Canada?s most acclaimed poets and the winner of the Governor General?s Award for Poetry. This book, Don McKay?s ninth collection, practises "the dark art of reflection" ? which, as one of the poems tells us, whether boldly or capriciously, could not have existed without the moon ? as it moves ever more deeply into ideas of home. From... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 65.00
Another Hungary tells the stories of eight remarkable individuals: an aristocrat, merchant, engineer, teacher, journalist, rabbi, tobacconist, and writer. All eight came from the same woebegone corner of prewar Hungary. Their biographies illuminate how the region's residents made sense of economic underdevelopment, ethnic diversity, and relations... more...
- Feiwel & Friends 2012; US$ 11.89
Life for Davy was glorious as long as he had his mother and father to himself. But then he got a brother, Petey. When Davy sang, Petey cried. When Davy created a masterpiece, Petey spat up on it. And then he got another brother, Mike! And another, Stu! And another, Gil! Until he had TWELVE LITTLE BROTHERS! And that was only the beginning! more...
- Open Road Media Romance 2011; US$ 7.99
Trapped in a loveless marriage at the turn of the twentieth century, a British noblewoman finds renewed passion with a young architect Lady Sara Longford?s once-storybook marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Ben Cochrane, a New York entrepreneur, married Sara in the hopes that a high-society English wife would improve his odds of entering... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95
Offering a novel approach to the study of ethnicity in the neoliberal market, Another Arabesque is the first full-length book in English to focus on the estimated seven million Arabs in Brazil. With insights gained from interviews and fieldwork, John Tofik Karam examines how Brazilians of Syrian-Lebanese descent have gained greater visibility and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
Another South is an anthology of poetry from contemporary southern writers who are working in forms that are radical, innovative, and visionary. Highly experimental and challenging in nature, the poetry in this volume, with its syntactical disjunctions, formal revolutions, and typographic playfulness, represents the direction of a new breed of southern... more...
- NYU Press 1999; US$ 89.00
From nineteenth-century romantic friendships to childhood best friends and idealistic versions of feminist sisterhood, female friendship has been seen as an essential, sustaining influence on women's lives. Women are thought to have a special aptitude for making and keeping friends. But notions of friendship are not constant-and neither are women's... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 26.00
The metropolis has been the near exclusive focus of queer scholars and queer cultures in America. Asking us to look beyond the cities on the coasts, Scott Herring draws a new map, tracking how rural queers have responded to this myopic mindset. Interweaving a wide range of disciplines?art, media, literature, performance, and fashion studies?he develops... more...