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- Start Classics 2015; US$ 0.99
William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel A Modern Instance, published in 1882, which describes the decay of a marriage. His 1885 novel The Rise of Silas Lapham is perhaps his best known,... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 17.99
The first collection of plays from a major American playwright, Plays One includes: Photograph 51 , A Delicate Ship , Boy and The Last Match . Photograph 51 : Does Rosalind Franklin know how precious her photograph is? In the race to unlock the secret of life it could be the one to hold the key. With rival scientists looking everywhere for... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 14.95
In this soaring and deeply provacative tragicomedy of race, class, and manners, John Guare has created the msot important American play in years. Six Degrees of Separation is one of those rare works that capture both the supercharged pulse of our present era and the deepest and most mysterious movements of the human heart. Six Degrees of Separation... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 15.95
The setting is Sicily, the island where the gods once spent their holidays. The principals are a newlywed couple in their forties, who hope to meld the children of their previous marriages into a brave, new, postnuclear family. But in John Guare's vastly original and eerily beautiful new play, any family may be reconstructed as a tragic pantheon, enacting... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 14.99
First performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2010, Brett Neveu's breakthrough play explores the creeping onset of middle age in a group of people increasingly disillusioned by the American Dream. Five friends gather in ritual homage at an annual motocross championship in southern Michigan, but times have changed. Greg has always ridden... more...
- Library of America 2017; US$ 9.99
Celebrated worldwide for her masterly novels, Carson McCullers was equally accomplished, and equally moving, when writing in other forms. The play The Member of the Wedding (1950), adapted from her 1946 novel at the urging of her close friend Tennessee Williams is, like Thornton Wilder?s Our Town , a great American poem for the stage. At its center... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 11.99
On a frozen Minnesota lake, the ice is beginning to creak and groan. It's the end of the fishing season, and two old friends are out on the ice, angling for something big; something down there that is pure need. Something that might just swallow them whole. In Nice Fish , celebrated actor Mark Rylance draws on his own teenage years in the American... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 11.99
After three tours in Afghanistan, Jess finally returns to Florida. In a small town on the Space Coast, as the final shuttle is about to launch, Jess must confront her scars ? and a home that may have changed even more than her. Experimenting with a pioneering virtual reality therapy, she builds a breathtaking new world where she can escape her pain.... more...