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- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 13.11
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...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
?Paul Rudnick is a champion of truth (and love and great wicked humor) whom we ignore at our peril.? ?David Sedaris, author of Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day , and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk This definitive collection of Paul Rudnick?s plays presents the pinnacle of theatrical hilarity from one of America?s great humorists. Popular for his wickedly... more...
- 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...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 8.99
My God, Russian soldiers being shot with Chinese bullets. Sometimes the world is so beautiful. It's 1981. As the Soviet army burns its way through Afghanistan, CIA operative Jim Warnock is sent to try to halt its bloody progress, beginning a secret spy war behind the official hostilities. Jim and his counterparts in the KGB and the British and... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 14.99
David Auburn is an American playwright whose 2000 play Proof won the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and was also adapted into a film. He has received the Helen Merrill Playwriting Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Manhattan. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2013; Not Available
"Sparkling and combustible" ( Bloomberg Businessweek ), "DISGRACED rubs all kinds of unexpected raw spots with intelligence and humor" ( Newsday ). "In dialogue that bristles with wit and intelligence, Akhtar puts contemporary attitudes toward religion under a microscope, revealing how tenuous self-image can be for people born into one way of being... more...