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  • The Queen of Waterby Laura Resau; Maria Virginia Farinango

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    An ALA Amelia Bloomer Selection An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book Born in an Andean village in Ecuador, Virginia lives with her large family in a small, earthen-walled dwelling. In her village of indígenas, it is not uncommon to work in the fields all day, even as a child, or to be called a longa tonta?stupid Indian?by members of the... more...

  • The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilkeby Rainer Maria Rilke; Stephen Mitchell; Stephen Mitchell; Robert Hass

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    "This miracle of a book, perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has ever produced," (Chicago Tribune) should stand as the definitive English language version. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Imagining the Balkansby Maria Todorova

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 17.99

    Imagining the Balkans examines how an innocent geographic appellation was transformed into a powerful and widespread pejorative designation. In a new afterword, Maria Todorova discusses the reaction to her dubbing of the term Balkanism and recent events in the Balkans. more...

  • Making It Up As I Go Alongby Maria T. Lennon

    Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 13.95

    When California-born war correspondent Saffron Roch discovers that she?s pregnant (read: knocked-up, newly jobless, and single at thirty-eight), she decides to leave Sierra Leone and surgeon Oscar DeVries, the baby?s cheating father who, despite his huge ego and surprisingly small member, had captured her heart. So Saffron turns in her backstage pass... more...

  • Under the Feet of Jesusby Helena Maria Viramontes

    Penguin Publishing Group 1996; US$ 15.00

    With the same audacity with which John Steinbeck wrote about migrant worker conditions in The Grapes of Wrath and T.C. Boyle in The Tortilla Curtain , Viramontes ( The Moths and Other Stories ) presents a moving and powerful vision of the lives of the men, women, and children who endure a second-class existence and labor under dangerous conditions... more...

  • Medieval Music and the Art of Memoryby Anna Maria Busse Berger

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    This bold challenge to conventional notions about medieval music disputes the assumption of pure literacy and replaces it with a more complex picture of a world in which literacy and orality interacted. Asking such fundamental questions as how singers managed to memorize such an enormous amount of music and how music composed in the mind rather than... more...

  • The Squatter and the Donby Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton; Ana Castillo

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 23.00

    ?The Squatter and the Don, like its author, has come out a survivor,? notes Ana Castillo in her Introduction. ?The fact that it has resurfaced after more than a century from its original publication is a testimony to its worthiness.? Inviting comparison to Uncle Tom?s Cabin , María Amparo Ruiz de Burton?s illuminating political novel is also an... more...

  • The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Talesby Franz Xaver von Schonwerth; Erika Eichenseer; Maria Tatar; Engelbert Suss

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00

    Move over, Cinderella: Make way for the Turnip Princess! And for the ?Cinderfellas? in these stories, which turn our understanding of  gender in  fairy tales on its head. A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales?now for the first time in English With this volume, the holy trinity of fairy tales?the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans... more...

  • Paraconsistencyby Walter Alexandr Carnielli; Marcelo Coniglio; Itala Maria Lof D'ottaviano

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 297.00

    A taxonomy of C-systems; paraconsistent classical logic; the logic of opposition; categorical consequence for paraconsistent logic; ontological causes of inconsistency and a change-adaptive, logical solution; an adaptive logic for pragmatic truth; a multiple worlds semantics for a paraconsistent nonmonotonic logic; an inductive annotated logic; on... more...

  • Coup de tabacby Philippe Loffredo

    Calmann-Lévy 2005; Not Available

    "Cette année, j'ai perdu ma mère et ma voix. Je ne comprends toujours pas ce qui s'est passé. Tout est arrivé si vite. En tout cas, pour ma mère. La voix, elle, s'est lentement dégradée. C'est embêtant car je suis comédien et je chante aussi. Alors la voix, c'est un peu mon outil de travail.    Avec une émotion et un étonnement souvent teintés... more...