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  • Detroitby Lisa D'Amour

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 15.99

    In a "first ring" suburb outside a midsize American city, Ben and Mary fire up the grill to welcome the new neighbors who've moved into the long-empty house next door. The fledgling friendship soon veers out of control, shattering the fragile hold that newly unemployed Ben and burgeoning alcoholic Mary have on their way of life?with unexpected comic... more...

  • Wrecksby Neil LaBute

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 15.99

    Can someone honestly love a person whom they have deceived for thirty years? This is the central question behind Wrecks , Neil LaBute's latest foray into the dark side of human nature. Meet Edward Carr: loving father, successful businessman, grieving widower. In this concise powerhouse of a play, LaBute limns the boundaries of love, exploring the... more...

  • DRINKS BEFORE DINNERby E.L. Doctorow

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 8.95

    The long-unavailable work by one of America's most eminent writers. more...

  • The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Windowby Lorraine Hansberry

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 9.99

    Drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry, produced in 1964 and published the following year. The play concerns the nature of personal commitment to an ideal. The character Sidney Brustein is a disillusioned white intellectual. Alton Scales, a black activist who loves Sidney's sister-in-law, Gloria, persuades Sidney to support the candidacy of... more...

  • The Old Neighborhoodby David Mamet

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 12.00

    In The Old Neighborhood  David Mamet confirms his stature as a master of the American stage, a writer who can turn the most innocuous phrase into a lit fuse and a family reunion into a perfectly orchestrated firestorm of sympathy, yearning, and blistering authentic rage.               In these three short plays, a middle-aged Bobby Gould returns... more...

  • The Cryptogramby David Mamet

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 13.00

    In this gripping short play, David Mamet combines mercurial intelligence with genuinely Hitchcockian menace. The Cryptogram is a journey back into childhood and the moment of its vanishing?the moment when the sheltering world is suddenly revealed as a place full of dangers.             On a night in 1959 a boy is waiting to go on a camping trip... more...

  • Soul of a Whore and Purvisby Denis Johnson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 20.99

    Two plays?hilarious and searing in equal measure?by one of our most essential and original authors In his poetry, short stories, novels, and plays, the National Book Award-winning author Denis Johnson has explored the story of America?especially of the West, land of self-made men and self-perpetuating myths?with searing honesty and genuine sympathy.... more...

  • Detroitby Lisa D'Amour

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 14.57

    In a suburb of a mid-sized American city, Ben and Mary welcome to the neighbourhood Sharon and Kenny who have moved in to the long-empty house next door. Fuelled by alcohol and backyard barbecues, their new friendship veers rapidly out of control as inhibitions are obliterated, laying bare the fragility of Ben and Mary's off-the-shelf lifestyle. ... more...

  • Picnicby William Inge

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    This title collects four plays by American playwright William Inge, including Come Back Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. more...

  • Come Back, Little Shebaby William Inge

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with the simple, homey Lola, who lost the child but has remained Doc's steadfast... more...