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  • Foeby J M Coetzee

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 12.68

    Nobel Laureate and two-time Booker prize-winning author of Disgrace and The Life and Times of Michael K , J. M. Coetzee reimagines Daniel DeFoe's classic novel Robinson Crusoe in Foe . Published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. In an act of breathtaking imagination, J.M Coetzee radically reinvents the story of Robinson Crusoe. ... more...

  • Age of Ironby J M Coetzee

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 12.68

    Nobel Laureate and two-time Booker prize-winning author of Disgrace and The Life and Times of Michael K , J. M. Coetzee tells the remarkable story of a nation gripped in brutal apartheid in his Sunday Express Book of the Year award-winner Age of Iron . In Cape Town, South Africa, an elderly classics professor writes a letter to her distant... more...

  • The Schooldays of Jesusby J M Coetzee

    Random House 2016; US$ 25.37 US$ 19.03

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 When you travel across the ocean on a boat, all your memories are washed away and you start a completely new life. That is how it is. There is no before. There is no history. The boat docks at the harbour and we climb down the gangplank and we are plunged into the here and now. Time begins. Davíd is the... more...

  • Second Natureby Jonathan Balcombe; J. M. Coetzee

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 12.75

    For centuries we believed that humans were the only ones that mattered. The idea that animals had feelings was either dismissed or considered heresy. Today, that's all changing. New scientific studies of animal behavior reveal perceptions, intelligences, awareness and social skills that would have been deemed fantasy a generation ago. The implications... more...

  • Brighton Rockby Graham Greene; J M Coetzee

    Random House 2010; US$ 11.27

    A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold.Greene's gripping thriller, exposes a world of loneliness and fear, of life lived on the 'dangerous edge of things'. 'In... more...

  • The Good Storyby J M Coetzee; Arabella Kurtz

    Random House 2015; US$ 14.09

    The Good Story is an exchange between a writer with a longstanding interest in moral psychology and a psychotherapist with a training in literary studies. J. M. Coetzee and Arabella Kurtz consider psychotherapy and its wider social context from different perspectives, but at the heart of both their approaches is a concern with stories. Working... more...

  • Mascaraby Ariel Dorfman; J.M. Coetzee

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 8.95

    Mascara delves into the dark terrain of identity and disguise when the lives of three people collide. A nameless man with a face no one remembers has the devastating ability to see and capture on film the brutal truths lurking inside each person he encounters. Oriana, a beautiful woman with the memory of an innocent child, is relentlessly pursued by... more...

  • Here and Nowby J.M. Coetzee; Paul Auster

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.95

    Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee are respectively responsible for some of the great contemporary works of fiction: Auster's The New York Trilogy or Coetzee's Disgrace are only two of these authors' legendary works. In Here and Now , these remarkable thinkers are brought together in print for the first time. Although Auster and Coetzee had been... more...

  • The Expedition to the Baobab Treeby Wilma Stockenstrom; J.M. Coetzee

    Steerforth Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    Learning to survive in the  harsh interior of Southern Africa, a former slave seeks shelter in the hollow of a baobab tree. For the first time since she was a young girl her time is her own, her body is her own, her thoughts are her own. In solitude, she is finally able to reflect on her own existence and its meaning,  bringing her a semblance of inner... more...

  • Academic Freedom in a Democratic South Africaby John Higgins; J.M. Coetzee

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    This book argues that the core content of academic freedom?the principle of supporting and extending open intellectual enquiry?is essential to realizing the full public value of higher education. John Higgins emphasizes the central role that the humanities, and the particular forms of argument and analysis they embody, bring to this task. more...