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- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 18.94
When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominated by most critics as outstanding. He had shown that rare translator's gift for providing not just an accurate account of the original, but one so thoroughly imbued with... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome?as city, as empire, and, crucially, as an origin of Western art and civilization, two subjects about which Hughes has spent his life writing and thinking. Starting on a personal note, Hughes takes us to... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 8.49
The UK threat of mainland attack, as we stand today, remains at 'substantial'. This means that a terrorist attack remains a strong possibility and could occur without warning. Figures revealed that the number of terror arrests had risen by sixty per cent in the year to September 2012. Hellfire Landing is based on what could happen if real-world... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 17.99
This collection of forty-seven stories written between 1919 and 1963--the most comprehensive available--showcases Langston Hughes's literary blossoming and the development of his personal and artistic concerns. Many of the stories assembled here have long been out of print, and others never before collected. These poignant, witty, angry, and deeply... more...
- Renaissance E Books 2001; US$ 4.99
Twenty-three year old Debra couldn't find a job after completing her masters' degree, so she decided to run for mayor. The trouble was, except for his age, there were no issues separating her and the incumbent. There was just no way to win ... unless she could find a way to cash in on her two major assets -- de-Bra for mayor became her campaign slogan. more...
- The Floating Press 1861; US$ 3.99
The follow-up to the much-beloved Tom Brown's Schooldays, Thomas Hughes' novel Tom Brown at Oxford follows the rowdy but good-hearted protagonist as he leaves his school-boy days behind him and begins his academic career at university. Although the main character has matured, he still has the same proclivity for hijinks and finds himself entangled... more...
- The Floating Press 1857; US$ 3.99
Tom Brown's School Days follows a young boy through his early education at a British public school, and many regard it as one of the most influential books of the 19th century. Today, critics say its influence can be seen in works ranging from Billy Bunter's Greyfriars tales to J.K. Rowling's depiction of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and... more...
- Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51
With pinpoint accuracy, virtuosity and humour, Caoilinn Hughes aligns scientific and poetic venturing. In this striking debut collection she focuses on moments of discovery, from the first controlled nuclear reaction to the shape of an avalanche as witnessed from its catchment area. These are epiphanies with consequences. more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99
Combining precise attention to detail with linguistic virtuosity and a dry humor, promising young Irish poet Caoilinn Hughes traces the parallels between scientific exploration and poetic venturing in this strong debut collection. Several of the poems, which concern themselves with the language and processes of science, were award winners before being... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
What is it that makes a counsellor or psychotherapist competent? In Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy , Gerrie Hughes offers a framework for understanding what being competent means for individual practitioners, both generally and in moment-by-moment work with clients. Divided into two sections, Part One, The Competent Self,... more...