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- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 28.99
Edwin Morgan was a professor of English at Glasgow University and retired in 1980. He has since been a visiting professor at Strathclyde University and at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth. He was Scotland?s first national poet and one of the best-loved and most significant poets of the 20th century. He is the author of many books, including... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05
?Geis? is a word from Irish mythology meaning a supernatural taboo or injunction on behaviour. In her long-awaited third collection, Caitríona O?Reilly examines the ‘geis? in all of its psychological, emotional, and moral suggestiveness: exploring the prohibitions and compulsions under which we sometimes place ourselves, or find ourselves placed.... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2011; US$ 6.99
The authentic voice of British gangster fiction, J.J. Connolly, is back with his trademark razor-sharp dialogue and quick-fire violence. From the London underworld he portrayed brilliantly in Layer Cake, the plot of Viva la Madness goes international, with trans-Atlantic drug deals, money laundering and high-tech electronic fraud, described with the... more...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57
John F. Deane is a vital presence in contemporary Irish poetry. The poems in Semibreve combine lyric grace with a fiercely questing intelligence, pushing against the mysteries of faith in a fractured world, paying tribute to the value of human life and love. Running through the book is a thread of elegy for the poet?s brother, who died of cancer in... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 1999; US$ 6.99
Novelist and thinker Iris Murdoch died on 8 February 1999 after living for three years with Alzheimer's disease. Her husband, novelist and academic John Bayley, had previously written movingly of the impact of her illness in Iris: A Memoir. Iris and the Friends tells of the final year of Murdoch's life, when she was visited more by her own imaginary... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 14.51
Frances Horovitz?s poems have the clarity of ballad and the power of myth. Her finely honed lyrics ‘strike to areas of the soul as old as humanity itself?. Many were inspired by the remote Cotswold valley where she lived for ten years; others by the border country of Cumbria and the Welsh Marches. Her Collected Poems (1985) was one of the landmark... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2015; US$ 7.28
Hannah Lowe's father "Chick", a half-Chinese, half-black Jamaican immigrant, worked long hours at night to support his family - except Chick was no ordinary working man. A legendary gambler, he would vanish into the shadows of East London to win at cards or dice, returning in daylight to greet the daughter whose love and respect he courted. In this... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 5.82
The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...
- Ransom Publishing 2015; US$ 11.65
Nothing is ever a coincidence. So when four bodies are discovered with horrible symptons of mercury poisoning, Troy and Lexi are determined to prove that there's a connection. Can they solve their most complex case yet? Fatal Connection is the third title in the Outer Reaches series more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 14.57
In 1971 Erin Pizzey set up the world s first refuge for battered women and their children. 40 years later, she describes the battles she was forced to fight: against the establishment, the church, the courts, and not least, the women s movement. She also describes her own troubled childhood, her discovery of feminism and her political activism, including... more...