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- LSU Press 2009; US$ 9.95
"I had a clock it woke all day," writes Jonathan Thirkield at the outset of The Waker's Corridor, a book that charts an assiduous attempt to recover lost time. Housed in elaborate and varied formal architectures, these poems navigate the disorder and gaps left by the violence of loss. All measures of time -- psychological, personal, historical, numerical... more...
- LSU Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Traditional English poetic elegists offer both writers and readers hope. After lamenting an individual's death and confronting the mortality of all living things, these poets seek consolation from religion, philosophy, or culture for the inevitability of death. The modern prose elegy, however, follows a different path -- one that determinedly questions... more...
- Princeton University Press 1992; US$ 36.95 US$ 33.62
Paul John Eakin's earlier work Fictions in Autobiography is a key text in autobiography studies. In it he proposed that the self that finds expression in autobiography is in fundamental ways a kind of fictive construct, a fiction articulated in a fiction. In this new book Eakin turns his attention to what he sees as the defining assumption of autobiography:... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 6.99
Sydney Taylor Honor Award Winner Black Radishes is a suspenseful WWII/Holocaust story, in which one boy learns what it means to be Jewish and French at a time when everything is changing. It is March of 1940. The French believe that their army can protect them from Nazi Germany. But is Paris a safe place for Jews? Gustave?s parents don?t... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 91.00
Young adult readers have special needs and concerns, and librarians have become increasingly interested in selecting books suitable for them. This reference provides information about 290 books for young adults. These books received major awards between 1997 and 2001, reflect the voices of 242 different authors, and range from new to familiar themes.... more...
- Simon Pulse 2008; US$ 12.95
Rainbow Parties. Are they real? Who's going? GIN and SANDY One's been with all the guys, one's terrified of them. It's Gin's party; she invited everyone. ALLISON President of the Celibacy Club. What's she thinkin'? HUNTER and PERRY Friends...with benefits. JADE Hanging on to it for the right guy. SKYE and ROD Totally doing... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 15.00
Jane Borden is a hybrid too horrifying to exist: a hipster-debutante. She was reared in a propert Southern home in Greensboro, North Carolina, sent to boarding school in Virginia, and then went on to join a sorority in Chapel Hill. She next moved to New York and discovered that none of this grooming meant a lick to anyone. In fact, she hid her upbringing... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49
? The Gentleman Poet is the best kind of historical novel?well researched, beautifully written, and wildly entertaining.? ?Daniel Stashower, author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl The Gentleman Poet , author Kathryn Johnson?s novel of love, danger, and Shakespeare?s The Tempest, is a wonderful story that imagines a series of astonishing... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 7.99
?Abby Drake is a masterful storyteller.? ?Sue Margolis, author of Gucci, Gucci, Coo The secrets sisters keep can be startling?and in the hands of Abby Drake, author of Perfect Little Ladies and Good Little Wives , they can be outrageous, eye-opening, wickedly smart and wildly funny. With The Secrets Sisters Keep, Drake once again... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49
?A provocative novel that raises fascinating questions about marriage and how to find our way back when love falters. Thoroughly original, highly engaging, and wonderfully tender.? ?Laura Fitzgerald, author of Veil of Roses ? The Transformation of Things is an elegant and involving page-turner?.Part mystery, part love story, part coming of age,... more...