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- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 17.99
?A riveting memoir of years of living dangerously.?? Kirkus Reviews For the countless readers who have admired Philip Caputo?s classic memoir of Vietnam, A Rumor of War , here is his powerful recounting of his life and adventures, updated with a foreword that assesses the state of the world and the journalist?s art. As a journalist, Caputo... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 9.99
Celebrated sports journalist Robert Lipsyte?the New York Times? longtime lead sports columnist?mines pure gold from his long and very eventful career to bring readers a memoir like no other. An enthralling book, as much about personal relationships and the culture of sports as the athletes and teams themselves, An Accidental Sportswriter interweaves... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 8.99
Drinking with Miss Dutchie is a story about Dutchie, a Black Labrador, and her lasting impact on the life of her owner and narrator, Ed Breslin. In contrast to the typical tale of dog as man's best friend, Breslin's is a unique reflection on dog as role model and teacher. While the author struggles with clinical depression and addiction, Dutchie... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
Although fictional characters have long dominated the reception of literature, films, television programs, comics, and other media products, only recently have they begun to attract their due attention in literary and media theory. The book systematically surveys today´s diverse and at times conflicting theoretical perspectives on fictional character,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 17.99
The profoundly moving family history of one of America's greatest newspapermen. As his father lies dying, Joseph Lelyveld finds himself in the basement of the Cleveland synagogue where Arthur Lelyveld was the celebrated rabbi. Nicknamed "the memory boy" by his parents, the fifty-nine-year-old son begins to revisit the portion of his father's life... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 75.00
This first volume fully devoted to the life and work of musician Marianna Martines (1744-1813) is based largely on eighteenth-century printed sources, archival documents, and letters (including several by Martines herself, most of them published here for the first time). Godt here presents a detailed picture of the small but fascinating world Martines... more...
- Intellect 2011; US$ 20.00
Participation has become fashionable again, but at the same time it has always played a crucial role in our contemporary societies, and it has been omnipresent in a surprisingly large number of societal fields. In the case of the media sphere, the present-day media conjuncture is now considered to be the most participatory ever, but media participation... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
A former NPR correspondent takes you into his own ghost-filled life as he reports on a region in turmoil. Gerry Hadden was training to become a Buddhist monk when opportunity came knocking: the offer of a dream job as NPR?s correspondent for Latin America. Arriving in Mexico in 2000 during the nation?s first democratic transition of power, he witnesses... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 19.95
We live in an age of Wicked Problems, Exquisite Dilemmas. From the scale and scope of natural disasters to managing climate change, asylum seeking or river systems, new paradigms of transparency and power demand a new style of leadership, collaborative action and non-linear solutions. more...
- North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 10.95
In The Media Ecosystem , Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media?and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers have seized and... more...