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- Soft Skull Press 2015; US$ 14.95
At age thirty, Kyle Boelte finds himself living in San Francisco, where the summer fog blows inland off the ocean and the landscape changes moment to moment. Amidst this ever-changing sea of fog, Boelte struggles to remember his brother Kris, who committed suicide in the family?s Denver home when Boelte was just thirteen. In this impressive debut,... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 14.51
?A Hospital Odyssey is an outrageously imaginative voyage through illness and healing. Drawing on the most recent biomedical research into stem cells and cancer, the poem is a journey through the body?s inner space and the strange habitats created by disease, including the chimeras people see when they?re unwell. Maris, whose husband, Hardy, has... more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 45.00
A republication of Raymond Williams?s 1983 book Towards 2000 . With the permission of the Williams Estate, the book has been re-entitled A Short Counter-Revolution - Towards 2000 Revisited , with Williams expert Jim McGuigan adding a chapter that updates the original with a survey of developments since 1983, particularly concerning the impact of... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, author of nine collections of poetry and three volumes of influential essays, is regarded by many as the greatest Irish poet since Yeats. Passage to the Center is the most comprehensive critical treatment to date on Heaney's poetry and the first to study Heaney's body of work up to Seeing Things and The Spirit... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 70.00
Best known as one of the most important playwrights of the twentieth century, Harold Pinter has also written many highly regarded screenplays, including Academy Award-nominated screenplays for The French Lieutenant's Woman and Betrayal, collaborations with English director Joseph Losey, and an unproduced script for the remake of Stanley Kubrick's... 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
An explosive retelling of the most savage and powerful of ancient myths - the story of avenging siblings, Electra and Orestes - premiered by Shared Experience Theatre Company. As children, Orestes and his sister, Electra, were sent far away, banished by their own mother. Years later, the city must vote to determine their future, as they stand trial... 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 2014; US$ 14.57
A powerful play about the effects of Oliver Cromwell's military campaign in Ireland - a ruthless conquest whose folk memories still sit uncomfortably in the Irish psyche. Winner of the John Whiting Award for Drama In the 17th century Cromwell moved English troops into a war-weary Ireland, forcing the local inhabitants onto barren land as the... more...