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- Random House 2010; US$ 12.68
Meet Akhilandeswari, Akhila for short: forty-five and single, an income-tax clerk, and a woman who has never been allowed to live her own life - always the daughter, the sister, the aunt, the provider. Until the day she gets herself a one-way ticket to the seaside town of Kanyakumari. In the intimate atmosphere of the all-women sleeping car - the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 57.00
This is the first published collection of critical essays on the work of Kate Grenville, one of Australias most important contemporary writers. Grenville has been acclaimed for her novels, winning numerous national and international prizes including the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Her novels are marked by... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00
Speaking of Power: The Poetry of Di Brandt introduces the reader to the lyric power and political urgency of the poetry of Di Brandt, providing an overview of her poetry written during a prolific and revolutionary twenty-year period. Beginning with her early poetic inquiries into the dynamics of gender, religion, and the politics of language,... more...
- Coach House Books 2006; US$ 13.99
Talented newcomer Jonathan Ball?s Clockfire is a suite of poetic blueprints for imaginary plays that would be impossible to produce plays in which, for example, the director burns out the sun, actors murder their audience, and the laws of physics are flagrantly violated. The poems in one sense replace the need for drama, and are predicated on... more...
- Coach House Books 2006; US$ 13.99
In this much-anticipated new collection, poet and musician Gary Barwin both continues and extends the alchemical collision of language, imaginative flight and quiet beauty that have made him unique among contemporary poets. As the Utne Reader has noted, what makes this work 'so compelling is Barwin?s balance of melancholy with wide-eyed wonder.'... more...
- Coach House Books 2005; US$ 13.99
The word eunoia,? which literally means beautiful thinking,? is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Directly inspired by the Oulipo (l?Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle), a French writers? group interested in experimenting with different forms of literary constraint, Eunoia is a five-chapter book in which each chapter is... more...
- Coach House Books 2001; US$ 13.95
The Refrigerator Memory is an exuberant, strangely funny celebration of sadness. With fable-like miniature stories and short lyric poems, Shannon Bramer creates a world littered with stolen pears and prosthetic arms and inhabited by Kindness scientists and hot-air-balloon operators. The poems invoke a world of childhood delights and demons in... more...
- Coach House Books 2004; US$ 14.99
Her acclaimed debut collection, The Sleep of Four Cities , announced the arrival of a fully formed, arresting new talent, and the poems in Jen Currin?s new collection, Hagiography , see her trademark cunning wordplay and entirely contemporary take on the surrealist image moving into new and more personal territory. In a style that regularly pushes... more...