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- Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99
"Between A and Z"is a collection of poems that begins in Tehran, Iran, and ends in San Antonio, Texas, with plenty of stops along the way to observe people, places and nature, and to gather stories. Saidi is a great storyteller, and his poems are rich with the lives of people he has met around the globe. Politically liberal, intellectually astute,... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 9.99
A new edition draws on fresh evidence from archive sources?including decoded secret correspondence?to peel back the layers of misinformation obscuring the Queen's great love affair and to reveal its impact on the destiny of the French Royal Family The tragic life of Marie-Antoinette, last Queen of France, has assumed almost mythical proportions.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 17.00
When we promise ?in sickness and in health,? it may be a mercy that we don?t know exactly what lies ahead. Forcing food on an increasingly recalcitrant spouse. Brushing his teeth. Watching someone you love more than ever slip away day by day. As her husband James?s Parkinson?s disease with eventual dementia began to progress, writer Susan Allen... more...
- Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 2.99
He can lead this girl to the altar, but she might be diverted along the way... Second in an exciting trilogy of short stories set in medieval Scotland. Effie Campbell cannot fathom marrying a stranger just because her brother arranged it and is determined to marry only for love. She finds an unlikely ally in Connor Maclachlan, her intended husband,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Are we alone? If so, Particle and Wave insists that we need not be lonely. Here the periodic table of elements?a system familiar to many of us from high school chemistry?unfolds in a series of unexpected meanings with connotations public, personal, and existential. Based on a logic that considers the atomic symbol an improvised phoneme, Particle... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 19.95
For nearly ten years John Griswold has been publishing his essays in Inside Higher Ed , McSweeneys Internet Tendency , Brevity , Ninth Letter , and Adjunct Advocate , many under the pen name Oronte Churm. Churms topics have ranged widely, exploring themes such as the writing life and the utility of creative-writing classes, race issues... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 9.95
"Exactly a century ago, the Armory Show brought European avant-garde art to New York. We are still experiencing its consequences. Among the works on view was Marcel Duchamp's notorious Nude Descending a Staircase, which a derisive critic wanted to rename 'Explosion in a Shingle Factory.' Both titles come to mind as one reads Chris Hosea's Put Your... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99
This single author collection of essays tackles the usual subjects in horror literature?particularly Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, H. P. Lovecraft and Ramsey Campbell?but also examines some of the less well-known names of the genre, including Charles Brockden Brown and Algernon Blackwood. more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 15.95
The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army during the 1971 Liberation War. As the child of Bangladeshi immigrants, the poet in turn explores her own losses,... more...