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- 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...
- 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...
- Random House 2016; US$ 25.37
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Observer and Daily Telegraph 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... more...
- Random House 2017; US$ 20.00
Stranger Shores , a collection of J.M. Coetzee?s essays from 1986 to 1999 was followed by Inner Workings , which contained those from 2000 to 2005. Late Essays gathers together Coetzee?s literary essays since 2006. The subjects covered range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee?s contemporary Philip Roth. Coetzee has had... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 11.90
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...