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  • Everything Begins Elsewhereby Tishani Doshi

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    In this, her first poetry collection since the award-winning Countries of the Body, Tishani Doshi returns to the body as a central theme, but extends beyond the corporeal to challenge the more metaphysical borders of space and time. These new poems are powerful meditations born on the joineries of life and death, union and separation, memory and dream,... more...

  • Selected and New Poemsby Eamon Grennan

    The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Whether his subject lies in the natural world or in the world of human relations, Eamon Grennan's poems engage at a level of probing intimacy. In richly wrought verbal webs of description and recognition, through combinations of hard facts and revelations, they attach us, by the quality of their attention, always more closely to the daily world. By... more...

  • Postcolonial Custodianshipby Filippo Menozzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book engages with current developments in postcolonial research, exploring notions of cultural transmission, tradition and modernity, authenticity, cross-cultural aesthetics and postcolonial ethics. The author considers the ethical responsibility of the postcolonial intellectual, enhancing our understanding of this topic through the concept of... more...

  • The Worlds of Carol Shieldsby David Staines

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    The Worlds of Carol Shields is the first book to examine Shields? extraordinary career and life through the lens both of close friends and of literary critics. more...

  • On Maliceby Ken Babstock

    Coach House Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    On Malice is watching younew poems about and by surveillance, from Griffin-winning Ken Babstock. more...

  • Caribbean Literature in Englishby Louis James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Caribbean Literature in English places its subject in its precise regional context. The `Caribbean', generally considered as one area, is highly discrete in its topography, race and languages, including mainland Guyana, the Atlantic island of Barbados, the Lesser Antilles, Trinidad, and Jamaica, whose size and history gave it an early sense of separate... more...

  • Brothers Wreckby Jada Roberts

    Currency Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    A beautiful little play about life, Brothers Wreck begins with a death.On a hot morning under a house in Darwin, Ruben wakes to find his cousin Joe hanging from the rafters. The play that follows tells the story of how Ruben’s family, little by little, brings Ruben back from the edge. more...

  • Over the Moonby Imtiaz Dharker

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 18.99

    Imtiaz Dharker was born in Pakistan, grew up a Muslim Calvinist in a Lahori household in Glasgow, was adopted by India and married into Wales. Her main themes are drawn from a life of transitions: childhood, exile, journeying, home, displacement, religious strife and terror, and latterly, grief. She is also an accomplished artist, and all her collections... more...

  • When God Is a Travellerby Arundhathi Subramaniam

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.99

    Shortlisted for the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize Poetry Book Society Choice These are poems of wonder and precarious elation, about learning to embrace the seemingly disparate landscapes of hermitage and court, the seemingly diverse addresses of mystery and clarity, disruption and stillness - all the roadblocks and rewards on the long dangerous route to... more...

  • Where I Liveby Arundhathi Subramaniam

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 14.99

    Where I Live combines Arundhathi Subramaniam's first two Indian collections of poetry, On Cleaning Bookshelves and Where I Live, with a selection of new work. Her poems explore various ambivalences - around human intimacy with its bottlenecks and surprises, life in a Third World megalopolis, myth, the politi of culture and gender, and the persistent... more...