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- Tom Doherty Associates 2013; US$ 8.99
The Great Anthology of Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy Terry Goodkind tells of the origin of the Border between the lands in the world of The Sword of Truth , in "Debt of Bones." George R. R. Martin sets his piece a generation before his epic, A Song of Ice and Fire , in the adventure of "The Hedge Knight." Anne... more...
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- Basic Books 2013; US$ 27.99
Despite our seemingly endless fascination with sex and parenting, the origins of our reproductive lives remain a mystery. Why are a quarter of a billion sperm cells needed to fertilize one egg? Are women really fertile for only a few days each month? How long should women breast-feed? In How We Do It , primatologist Robert Martin draws on forty years... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 15.95
"Robert F. Martin demonstrates nicely that, beneath all of Billy Sunday's flamboyance, the orphan-turned-baseball player-turned-evangelist embodied the tensions of his age. Martin's prodigious research has yielded a wealth of anecdotal material that adds flavor and spice to his keen analysis." ... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
College cost per student has been on the rise at a pace that matches - or exceeds - healthcare costs. Unlike healthcare, though, teaching quality has declined, and rapidly rising costs and declining quality are not trends easily forgiven by society. The College Cost Disease addresses these problems, providing a behavioral framework for the chronic... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 21.86
'Will surely rank as one of the foremost literary biographies of our time.' John Carey, Sunday Times In his lifetime Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) published just a single poem - only a few close friends were aware he wrote. Much of his work was burnt by fellow Jesuits on his death. And yet Hopkins is today a huge figure in English literature.... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 35.00
In this expanded edition, Robert Martin sketches an account of American gay male poetry since the 1970s, including an overview of works by Rafael Campo, Mark Doty, Marlon Riggs, and Reginald Shepherd. more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 23.32
'[Edward] FitzGerald (1809-1883) won a small piece of immortality with his translation-adaptation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam ... but in every other way he seems to have successfully avoided fulfilment. A godless Epicurean, he lived in permanent virginity, never pressing his homosexual desires beyond a number of sentimental crushes... The son... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 79.00
"The most thorough examination we have of how early Americans wrestled with what types of political dissent should be permitted, even promoted, in the new republic they were forming.Martin shows the modern relevance of their debates in ways that all will find valuableeven those who dissent from his views!" Rogers M. Smith, Christopher... more...