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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 12.75
The Nobel Laureate's psychologically penetrating story of the love affair between a rich South African and the illegal alien she "picks up" on a whim Who picked up whom? Is the pickup the illegal immigrant desperate to evade deportation to his impoverished desert country? Or is the pickup the powerful businessman's daughter trying to escape a priveleged... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.56
In this vibrant and pioneering book, Nadine Hubbs shows how a gifted group of Manhattan-based gay composers were pivotal in creating a distinctive "American sound" and in the process served as architects of modern American identity. Focusing on a talented circle that included Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, Leonard Bernstein, Marc Blitzstein, Paul Bowles,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95
The only book currently available on Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop', this book explores the background to, and the work of a major influence on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. Part of the successful Routledge Performance Practitioners series, this book uses original archival material to explore Joan Littlewood... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 35.00
A textbook on Mars for graduate students and researchers, in geology, chemistry, atmospheric sciences, and astronomy. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 28.50
Queen is the landmark biography of the brief, intensely lived life and soulful music of the great Dinah Washington. A gospel star at fifteen, she was discovered by jazz great Lionel Hampton at eighteen, and for the rest of her life was on the road, playing clubs, or singing in the studio--making music one way or another. Dinah's tart and heartfelt... more...
- Redfern Legal Centre Publishing 2009; US$ 31.95
How to Run Your Own Court Case is a simple, practical how-to guide to representing yourself in a non-criminal court or tribunal. It applies Australia-wide and covers all areas of non-criminal law, including debt, consumer claims, landlord and tenant issues, family law and appeals of government decisions. The book can be used by both the person bringing... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 7.39
Internationally celebrated for her novels, Nadine Gordimer has devoted much of her life and fiction to the political struggles of the Third World, the New World, and her native South Africa. Living in Hope and History is an on-the-spot record of her years as a public figure--an observer of apartheid and its aftermath, a member of the ANC, and the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 15.75
"You're not responsible for your ancestry, are you . . . But if that's so, why have marched under banned slogans, got yourself beaten up by the police, arrested a couple of times; plastered walls with subversive posters . . . The past is valid only in relation to whether the present recognizes it." In this collection of new stories, Beethoven... more...