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- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 11.65
The Scots have a unique way of communicating their feelings. Their sayings are cheeky, to the point, rude and always funny. Scotland's bestselling humour author is back with his latest collection of hilarious Scottish sayings. 'Away an' bile yer heid an' mak silly soup!? From the infallible wisdom of the Glesca Granny, to the hilarious patter... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00
"The Inside Light": New Critical Essays on Zora Neale Hurston caps a decade of resurgent popularity and critical interest in Hurston to offer the most insightful critical analysis of her work to date. Encompassing all of Hurston's writings?fiction, folklore manuscripts, drama, correspondence?it fully reaffirms the legacy of this phenomenal writer,... more...
- Santa Fe Writer's Project 2014; US$ 3.99
Back in print for the first time in a decade, this is the hilarious autobiography of a pioneer of the 1990s zine movement. A young woman named Pagan, having just graduated from a writing program at a very prestigious university, is left with a single burning question: Now what? She then takes an unusual step by deciding to invent her new self?the... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2004; US$ 19.00
At first glance these poems (which read like one long odyssey) seem sweet and peaceful?like taking a walk in the woods. But then, things turn darker: a storm blows in?and with it some Aliens, Ghost and Ghoul, the Hanging Man. Luckily, Carlyle has a few good friends such as Ruth, the Hag, the Boy, who are staunch and true and faithful. A whistling-in-the-dark... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 12.99
Lucy Kerbel's 100 Great Plays for Women is an inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that there aren’t any good plays for women’. With a foreword by Kate Mosse. Women buy the majority of theatre tickets, make up half the acting profession and are often the largest cohort... more...
- Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 16.99
Bret and Kim Stafford, the oldest children of the poet and pacifist William Stafford, were pals. Bret was the good son, the obedient public servant, Kim the itinerant wanderer. In this family of two parent teachers, with its intermittent celebration of talking recklessly,? there was a code of silence about hard things: Why tell what hurts?? As childhood... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This book reconstructs the conviction of a slave girl found guilty of beating and burning to death her owner, the man who fathered her three children. The political climate of pre-Civil War Missouri did not favor justice for an enslaved girl who confessed to murdering her owner, even though those acquainted with the case believed she could not have... more...