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- Victoria University Press 2015; US$ 9.99
It is November 18, 1982, and Neil Ian Roberts is 22 years old. He walks up to the Police Computer Centre in Whanganui, at 12:35am. Shortly after, there was an explosion. Neil committed suicide attempting to destroy that computer center, but who was Neil Roberts? This book is the search for the story of a quiet young man, an anarchist, a figure who... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 10.99
?There was a smell of blood mingling with the smell of burning that still clung about scorched timber and blackened thatch, and a great wailing rose from the watching crowd. The old High Priest dipped a finger in the blood and made a sign with it on Phaedrus?s forehead, above the Mark of the Horse Lord.? So began the ceremony that was... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 13.99
A night in Matlock Bath, an Ode to Indolence, a boy running the ploughed fields of cross-country, and the 1975 Reading Festival, Careful What You Wish For is winter mornings lit by the tame volcano of a lava lamp, and it is Camus, St-Exupéry, and Ken Dodd. Also it is Robert Lowell in a canal boat just outside Mirfield, not to mention family poems... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.74
Marking the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth, this new edition offers an informed introductin to the chief proponent of the English village murder mystery. Although she created two enormously popular characters - the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and the inquisitive elderly spinster and amateur sleuth Miss Jane Marple of St Mary Mead... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 67.95
A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method of close reading dominated the English-speaking classroom... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57
A razor-sharp comedy about three cabbies competing in a local table tennis league. Once a week, three cabbies seek respite from their lives in a local table tennis league, and tonight they must win – or face the unthinkable oblivion of relegation. Deeper rivalries and competitive obsessions emerge as the team try to survive the pressure, but... more...
- Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65
London: 1883 125 Gower Street was once a house of justice, truth and perspicacity. Now madness, murder and scandal lurk in its empty halls. It is rumoured that its owner Sidney Grice - London's foremost personal detective - has been driven to the brink of despair. But, as will all good stories, we must begin at the beginning. With Sidney Grice... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 35.00
“A man of undoubted genius,? T.S. Eliot said of Wyndham Lewis, “…but genius for what precisely it would be remarkably difficult to say.? Painter and draughtsman, novelist, satirist, pamphleteer and critic, Wyndham Lewis?s multifarious activities defy easy categorization. He launched the only twentieth century English avant-garde art movement, Vorticism,... more...
- Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57
In Careful What You Wish For, one of the country?s best-loved poets writes with a new formal range and candour. Moving between past and present, tenderness and the surreal, Matlock and London, his poems live in the in-betweens, marked by the author?s wit and energy, a generous saudade. His subjects range from rare teapots and games of tennis with... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Spanning poems written in the United States, Central America, Europe, and Australia, The Hazards is a dazzling and inventive collection. Opening with a vision of a leveret?s agonizing death by myxomatosis and closing with a lover disappearing into dangerous waters, Holland-Batt reflects a predatory world rife with hazards, both real and imagined.... more...