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  • Difficult Weatherby Rose Solari; Katherine Young

    Santa Fe Writer's Project 2014; US$ 9.99

    This new edition of the first full-length collection of poems by award-winning writer Rose Solari provides an important window into the origins and early influences of this now-established poet and novelist. Though most of these poems are set in Washington, DC, and its less affluent suburbs, their lyrical, often elegiac depictions of family and neighborhood... more...

  • The Cat Lover's Compendiumby Milly Brown

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95

    Cats can be playful, nonchalant, cunning and coy. This book, which brings together stories, tips, trivia, quotations and poetry celebrating all the curious characteristics of the cat, is for anyone who purrs with delight at the thought of relaxing with a good read and a sweet, furry feline curled up on their lap. more...

  • An Aviary of Small Birdsby Karen McCarthy Woolf

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51

    An Aviary of Small Birds is both elegy to a stillborn son and testament to the redemptive qualities of poetry as a transformative art. Here, birth paradoxically becomes the moment of death when, after a long labour, the baby?s heart gives out. However, just as grief is not linear, so too the book follows an emotional rather than a chronological arc.... more...

  • The Republic of the Husbandby Lucy Tunstall

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99

    Lucy Tunstall?s striking début collection features a cast of characters ranging from Paul Muldoon and Marianne Moore to Aunt Jane, who fell in love ?in 1956, or thereabouts,? and Cousin Gillian, who keeps the family?s long-case clock in her caravan. Using a variety of registers and forms, including dramatic monologue, lyric, collage, and found text,... more...

  • Jahrtausendworte in die Gegenwart gesprochenby Klaus Bartels

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 16.83

    Klaus Bartels ist einer der feinsinnigsten und amüsantesten Philologen, seine Kolumnen in der NZZ sind moderne Klassiker. In seinem neuen Buch präsentiert er Jahrtausendworte ? Sätze, die in der Antike gesprochen wurden und durch die Epochen hindurch nichts von ihrer Kraft und Schönheit verloren haben. Er zeigt, wo sie herkommen, was sie einmal bedeuteten... more...

  • Veni vidi viciby Klaus Bartels

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 16.83

    Worte wie Heureka und Panta rhei, Alea iacta est und Carpe diem sind das meistzitierte, lebendigste Griechisch und Latein. Doch diese Geflügelten Worte sind in aller Regel zugleich entflogene Worte, und sie tragen kein Ringlein am Fuß, auf dem Autor und Werk, Kapitel und Paragraph säuberlich verzeichnet wären. Die 12., durchgesehene und ergänzte Auflage... more...

  • Die schönsten Glückwünscheby Alexandra Steiner

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 9.99

    kurz und knapp: Für Reden und Glückwunschkarten Zur Geburt, Taufe, Einschulung, Kommunion, Konfirmation, Hochzeit, zu Geburtstagen, Jubiläen, u.v.m. Von ?heiter? bis ?besinnlich? Übersichtlich sortiert Die schönsten Glückwünsche sind herzlich und persönlich zugleich. Mit diesem Buch fällt es leicht, die passenden Worte zu finden: Geburt, Taufe, Kommunion,... more...

  • Today I Willby Jerry Spinelli; Eileen Spinelli

    Random House Children's Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    Reassuring advice for every day of the year From an esteemed husband-and-wife team comes a book of daily advice and insight. In dated entries meant to be read one per day, the Spinellis open with a brief quote from children?s literature, write a paragraph of lively advice inspired by that quote, and end with a ?Today I will . . .? promise. The... more...

  • The Concise Dictionary of Scottish Quotationsby Betty Kirkpatrick

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 6.99

    A concise but comprehensive collection of famous Scottish quotes. more...

  • Dictionary of Quotationsby Una McGovern

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 45.00

    The most up-to-date dictionary of quotations available, Chambers Dictionary of Quotations gives you a huge choice of more than 21,000 quotations from over 3,500 authors, from ancient times to the present day. With a truly international outlook, these quotable quotes are drawn from a wide variety of sources including television programmes, political... more...