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  • The Voices of Suspense and Their Translation in Thrillersby Susanne M. Cadera; Anita Pavic Pintaric

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 80.00

    The volume aims to be a reference work for all researchers interested in the study of fictional dialogue and its translation in suspense novels and films as well as in related genres. The volume also aims to determine the interplay between the creation of suspense and fictional dialogue. The particular interest in dialogue comes from the host of roles... more...

  • The Night We're Not Sleeping Inby Sean Bishop

    Sarabande Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Poetry debut details the death of the speaker?s father after brain surgery, confronting personal and political grief. more...

  • Driving with the Deadby Jane Hicks; George Ella Lyon

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 12.99

    Appalachia is no stranger to loss. The region suffers regular ecological devastation wrought by strip mining, fracking, and deforestation as well as personal tragedy brought on by enduring poverty and drug addiction. In Driving with the Dead , Appalachian poet, teacher, and artist Jane Hicks weaves an earnest and impassioned elegy for an imperiled... more...

  • Gruesome Playground Injuries; Animals Out of Paper; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zooby Rajiv Joseph

    Soft Skull Press 2010; US$ 15.95

    Rajiv Joseph is one of today?s most acclaimed young playwrights. The winner of numerous awards, including an NEA Award for Best Play and a Whiting Writers Award, he is an artist to watch. This volume gathers together for the first time his three major works to date. Included herein are his latest play, Gruesome Playground Injuries , which... more...

  • I Am Not A Serial Killerby Dan Wells

    Tom Doherty Associates 2010; US$ 11.99

    John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He's spent his life doing his best not to live up to his potential. He's obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn't want to become one. So for his own sake, and the safety of those around him, he lives by rigid rules he's written for himself, practicing normal life as if it were a private... more...

  • Gestalten und Geschichten der Hebräischen Bibel im Spiegel der Literatur des 20. Jahrhundertsby Hans-Christoph Goßmann; Joachim Liß-Walther

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 30.92

    Zu Geschichten und Gestalten der Bibel haben Menschen im Laufe der Geschichte immer wieder ihren je eigenen Zugang gesucht und auch gefunden. Solche Zugänge begegnen in der bildenden Kunst ebenso wie auch in der Literatur. In diesem Buch sind 14 Vorträge dokumentiert, in denen gezeigt wird, wie Gestalten und Geschichten der Hebräischen Bibel, des... more...

  • Wiener Moderne: Diskurse und Rezeption in Russlandby Gennady Vasilyev

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 63.65

    Die Kultur der Moderne markiert die Wende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert. Sie äußert sich vor allem in der Empfindung des Geistes, in politischen Weltanschauungen, in der Persönlichkeitsentwicklung und in den Sprachbeziehungen. Sichtbar wird das in den neuen Diskursen um Schöpfung, Judentum, Spiel, Liebe und Tod. Diese manifestieren sich in der Literatur... more...

  • Small Towns in Recent American Crime Fictionby David Geherin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    Small towns have long been a commonplace setting in crime and mystery fiction, but usually only in cozy mysteries. The crimes in these novels typically are solved by amateur sleuths like Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, whose efforts restore tranquility to a quiet community. But in recent years writers of realistic crime fiction have discovered fresh... more...

  • The Orphan Skyby Ella Leya

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 14.99

    Set at the crossroads of Turkish, Persian and Russian cultures under the red flag of Communism in the late 1970s, The Orphan Sky reveals one woman's struggle to reconcile her ideals with the corrupt world around her, and to decide whether to betray her country or her heart. Leila is a young classical pianist who dreams of winning international competitions... more...

  • American Literary Minimalismby Robert C. Clark

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Although a handful of books and articles have been written about American literary Minimalism during the last forty years, the mode remains misunderstood. When in a 2011 interview in The Paris Review author Ann Beattie was asked how she felt about being ?classed as a minimalist,? she began her answer: ?none of us have ever known what that means.?... more...