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- Harlequin 2007; US$ 4.05
Inexperienced Marina Lucchesi must save her brother from ruin. Rich, handsome Ronan Carlisle wants to settle a score. Ronan's strategy is simple: if Marina poses as his mistress, he'll ensure that the man who made them both suffer will pay. But Marina wonders, why would Ronan, one of Australia's most eligible tycoons, want her? However, she's... more...
- Harlequin 2008; US$ 5.25
Stavros Denakis is furious when Tessa Marlowe turns up without warning. Weary and cynical through his experience with women, Stavros suspects the wife he hardly knows is a gold diggersurely she's here to claim her share of the Denakis millions. But Tessa is a temptation that he can't resist. Bedded by her gorgeous Greek husband, Tessa realizes she... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 17.00
A classic exposť in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring , The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the ?stuff? we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and steps for a changed planet. The Story of Stuff... more...
- Scribner 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 16.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From Annie Proulx?the Pulitzer Prize-≠ and National Book Award-≠winning author of The Shipping News and ?Brokeback Mountain,? comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world?s forests. In the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen,... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 18.95
In 1963, Annie Ernaux, 23 and unattached, realizes she is pregnant. Shame arises in her like a plague: Understanding that her pregnancy will mark her and her family as social failures, she knows she cannot keep that child. This is the story, written forty years later, of a trauma Ernaux never overcame. In a France where abortion was illegal, she attempted,... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 8.95
A Woman?s Story is Annie Ernaux?s "deeply affecting account of mothers and daughters, youth and age, and dreams and reality" (Kirkus Reviews). Upon her mother?s death from Alzheimer?s, Ernaux embarks on a daunting journey back through time, as she seeks to "capture the real woman, the one who existed independently from me, born on the outskirts of... more...
- Scribner 2004; US$ 15.00
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Annie Proulx returns with another stellar collection of short stories bound to be even more successful than her bestselling, critically acclaimed Close Range . Annie Proulx?s new collection is peopled by characters who struggle with circumstances beyond their control. Born to ranching, drawn to it, or... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2006; US$ 14.99
?You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.? ?Epictetus ?Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will follow.? ? Matthew 24:28 Body Brokers is an audacious, disturbing, and compellingly written investigative exposť of the lucrative business of procuring, buying, and selling human cadavers and body parts. Every year human corpses... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.95
In this masterful follow-up to Peter Spiegelman?s stunning debut Black Maps , private investigator John March finds himself drawn into a web of corruption that extends from the halls of high finance to the dark underworld of organized crime. Gregory Danes,†a Wall Street analyst has gone missing, and his ex-wife, a fashionable painter, calls March... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
Spiegelman examines the theme of indolence-- both positive and negative--as it appears in the canonical work of four Romantic poets. He argues for a renewal of interest in literary formalism, aesthetics, and the pastoral genre. Wordsworth's "wise passiveness," Coleridge's "dejection" and torpor, Shelley's pastoral dolce far niente , and Keats's "delicious...indolence"... more...