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- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 3.99
Christian counselor and radio personality Stephen Arterburn draws on his own positive and negative experiences to offer specific tips to help you create healthy relationships. This is a selection from Arterburn's Regret-free Living . more...
- Carcanet 2012; US$ 7.26
All Just, David Herd's second Carcanet collection, makes poems from the fractured phrases and competing idioms of contemporary movement, its translations between public and private spaces. Conversations start and are broken off. Public announcements intervene in private situations. In the background, an emergency is about to unfold. Taking bearings... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2005; US$ 10.99
Almanacs: a mythic scrapbook, bag of cats, a one-man band. Almanacs is concerned with lists, rules and archetypes and what they don't account for. It takes as its subjects the Tarot, the lore of Full Moons, weather myths and travellers' tales. The central sequence 'Lorelei's Lore' is a road movie in poems, set in the north of Scotland: Ultima Thule,... more...
- Carcanet 2011; US$ 7.26
Arguing with Malarchy is full of voices. Tender, sinister, sad or cantankerous, they compel us to attend to their realities, the glimpsed depths of their stories, the distances they have travelled. Carola Luther's poems are alert to the ways a life can be briefly snared in the turn of a phrase or in the moment when language fails. She explores silences,... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 11.99
A painfully comic excavation of a family history that asks if there is an authorised version of the past - or just the one we can live with. Premiered at the Traverse Theatre in October 2012. Kate Bane returns home to her parents for a winter weekend to introduce her new boyfriend. As the snow falls, Kate finds herself searching with increasing... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11
Lucy Kirkwood's delightful version of the classic fairytale, first seen in a production devised and directed by Katie Mitchell at the National Theatre for Christmas 2010. I expect you have been told fairytales before. But you have never really heard a fairytale until you have heard it told by a real fairy.’ The theft of a single rose... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
Yemen, 1935. Jama is a "market boy," a half-feral child scavenging with his friends in the dusty streets of a great seaport. For Jama, life is a thrilling carnival, at least when he can fill his belly. When his mother?alternately raging and loving?dies young, she leaves him only an amulet stuffed with one hundred rupees. Jama decides to spend her... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 9.86
Not many men emerged from Trafalgar without an ounce of credit to their names, but courtesy of an over-fondness for rum and his habitual bad luck, Lieutenant Martin Jerrold managed it. In February 1806, he is given one final chance to redeem his reputation and dispatched to Dover. Things don't augur well when, walking off the effects of a night in... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99
A reflection on life, The Blood of Kings describes in raw emotion and evocative language all aspects of what it is to be a man, a poet, a soldier, a friend. This poetry, with a dark edge, covers the loss of love, death, religion, friendship, war and a philosophical outlook on what they all really mean. Not always easy reading, but with depth and passion,... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 10.94
We'd crossed three bridges to be here . . .' Many of the poems in this enchanting and enchanted first collection are set in the early light of morning, the half-light of evening or the firelight of a damp day. Many occur by water's edge ? quayside, shore or riverbank ? and abound in memorable images: the storm unfolding its rope of cloud, a speaker... more...