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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00
Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think Alias Grace . Margaret Atwood turns to short fiction for the first time since her 2006 collection, Moral Disorder , with nine tales of acute psychological insight and turbulent relationships bringing... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 8.95 US$ 8.06
Jose Tomas de Cuellar (1830-1894) was a Mexican writer noted for his sharp sense of humour and gift for caricature. "Having a Ball" and "Christmas Eve" are two novellas written in the costumbrista style, made popular in the mid-19th century by the periodical press. more...
- Bitingduck Press 2000; US$ 7.50
Booney Dugan is fresh out of jail and looking to start over. But he left a few loose ends back at the prison, and now he may or may not be wanted for murder. Booney plans to high-tail it out of town just in case, but before he can make his move, he finds himself tangled up in a robbery gone bad and an accidental kidnapping that leaves him the only... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2001; US$ 9.95
The wealthy, sophisticated and handsome New England College of Art Professor, Beck Mitchell, has just made the mistake of his life. He?s unwittingly insulted an underworld kingpin and now the don, Maurice, "Maw" DiFazio, is out to salve his honor with Beck?s blood. After a hit attempt in which Beck is wounded in the face, he panicks, and,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 19.95
One of Australia's best-loved public figures tells the very personal story of her great love for travelling. The coach waiting for us at the airport was driven by Richard. His only English words were 'no problem' but he was an excellent driver, negotiating the sometimes tortuous French roads in his big white bus...On the first tour, we kept noticing... more...
- University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 7.45
Margaret Simons went to Canberra to subject the journalists to a journalist's eye. The result is a penetrating and personal story about a world both extraordinary and ordinary, where the barriers between the personal and the political shift and blur.. 'In both its form and content, this book is a call for a reinvigoration of journalism. It is at... more...
- Hard Shell Word Factory 1999; US$ 6.00
Miss Maddie Percy had come from Washington, D.C., to teach school in Colton, Kansas. The feisty schoolmarm found the town burned to the ground and her only shelter an isolated sod house belonging to widower Luke Tyler and his young son, Matthew. Luke had no room in his life for a woman - until sparks began igniting a desire as dangerous as love. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Performing Brecht is an unprecedented history of the productions of Brecht's plays in Britain over forty years. Margaret Eddershaw surveys all aspects of Brecht in performance, from his methodologies to his place in postmodernist theatre and beyond. She focuses on key productions by directors including George Devine, Sam Wanamaker, William Gaskill,... more...