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- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Pauline Stainer is a poet 'working at the margins of the sacred', conveying sensations 'with an economy of means that is breathtaking her poems are not merely artefacts, they have an organic life of their own' (John Burnside). The Lady & the Hare brings together poetry of rare luminosity from Pauline Stainer's five previous books, together with new... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 11.99
Lara is a powerful semi-autobiographical novel-in-verse based on Bernardine Evaristo's own childhood and family history. The eponymous Lara is a mixed-race girl raised in Woolwich, a white suburb of London, during the 60s and 70s. Her father, Taiwo, is Nigerian, and her mother, Ellen, is white British. They marry in the 1950s, in spite of fierce opposition... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24
Ein autobiographischer Rückblick in Geschichten. Erzählkunststücke über die frühen Prägungen, die schönen und schmerzvollen Erfahrungen in einem langen Schriftstellerleben. Seit Hermann Peter Piwitt Mitte der sechziger Jahre debütierte, gilt er als ein äußerst wacher und kritischer Chronist der gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse in der Bundesrepublik.... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 10.94
Pearse Hutchinson?s poems have long been recognized as unique, for their lively, learned, humane framing of experience, and for their urgent and communicative language. They are redolent of his personality: of a life lived wide awake and in many places, of a mind adventurous and well equipped that engaged above all with the truth of things as they... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 3.99
The Little Book of the Cotswolds is a veritable smorgasbord of Cotswold miscellany, packed with fascinating titbits and all manner of factual frippery - from Cotswold lions to puppy dog pies. This region's strangest traditions, its most eccentric inhabitants, blood-curdling murders and right royal connections combine with humorous cartoons to make... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
George III's behaviour has often been odd, but now he is deranged, with rumours circulating that he has even addressed an oak tree as the King of Prussia. Doctors are brought in, the government wavers and the Prince Regent manoeuvres himself into power. Alan Bennett's play explores the court of a mad king, and the fearful treatments he was forced... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 15.95
From the Dursleys as social commentary to a look at Snape's role in less than child-friendly fanfiction . . . from the parallels between Azkaban and Abu Ghraib to the role of religion at Hogwarts . . . from why Dumbledore had to die to why killing Harry never should have been part of Voldemort's plan to begin with . . . Mapping the World of the Sorcerer?s... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11
Euripides' classic about the woman who murders her own children in revenge for her husband's infidelity, here given a distinctive Scots flavour by the poet and playwright Liz Lochhead. Winner of the Saltire Society's award for SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2001 'This outstanding work should firmly establish the Glasgow playwright as Scotland's greatest... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 11.65
Against all odds, recent graduate Sofia gets a job as PA to one of the wealthiest bankers in the country. But her mother questions whether she gave more than a good interview to get it. While the unapologetic bankers get rich, others are losing everything they've worked for. Just what will they be driven to? Suicide? Murder? In a subtle game of... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 10.21
Translations from the Irish of Brian Merriman (c.1745-1805) and from the Metamorphoses of Ovid Each of the translations in this book can be read for its own sake or as part of a triptych. By setting excerpts of Brian Merriman?s Cúirt an Mheán Oíche (The Midnight Court) within the acoustic of a classical myth (the story of Orpheus and Eurydice), Seamus... more...