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  • Short Writings from Bulawayo IIIby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2006; US$ 23.95

    Short Writings from Bulawayo won the Literature in English category at the 2005 Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association awards. It is a book of stories, poems and non-fiction pieces that are evocative of Zimbabwe's second city and its rural surroundings. The collection from 23 contributors tells of many things: of family and friendship, or fear and... more...

  • Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asiaby Theodore W. Goossen; Anindo Hazra; Gordon Anderson; Michael Bodden; Theodore W. Goossen; Anindo Hazra; Sheniz Janmohamed; John McGlynn; Arun P. Mukherjee; Bushra Rehman; Jooyeon Rhee; Françoise Robin; Nedra Rodrigo; Saraswati Sunindyo

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This anthology presents literary and dramatic works from across Asia and the Asian diaspora, some appearing in English for the first time. These works question the standards that the analysis society employs to consider a historical period in which universal human rights and civil liberties are considered secondary to collective good. ... more...

  • Beautiful Losersby Leonard Cohen

    McClelland & Stewart 2015; US$ 10.95

    One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen?s most defiant and uninhibited work. The novel centres upon the hapless members of a love triangle united by their sexual obsessions and by their fascination with Catherine Tekakwitha, the 17th-century Mohawk saint. By turns vulgar, rhapsodic, and viciously witty,... 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...

  • George Boweringby Eva-Marie Kröller

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 13.95

    The first book-length, critical study of George Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts. more...

  • The Judge Dee Novels of R.H. van Gulikby J. K. Van Dover

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    From 1949 to 1968 author Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, two novellas and eight short stories featuring Judge Dee, a Chinese magistrate and detective from the Tang dynasty. In addition to providing the setting for riveting mysteries, Dee's world highlighted aspects of traditional Chinese culture through his personal relationships with his wives,... more...

  • Syncretic Arenasby Isidore Diala

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 106.00

    This collection in part examines the legacy of the consummate Nigerian stage artist and scholar, Esiaba Irobi (1960?2010). Poems, tributes, and studies cele¬brate Irobi?s significance as actor, play¬wright, director, poet, and theatre theorist. Irobi?s life, temper, times, and career are inextricably linked to the history, devel¬opment, concerns, and... more...

  • Politixworksby Chuck U. Farlie

    Skip 2 My Loop Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Lyndon Johnson (not that Lyndon Johnson) is a 12 year old little boy struggling to avoid the same mistakes his father made. He has no particular desire to enter politics though he has a natural aptitude for it, and he finds himself thrust into the politics of the modern world. He must prepare for war (not that war). His crew is being threatened. His... more...

  • Im Bann des Keltenfürstenby Ronald Hummel

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 12.27

    Am Fuß des Ipf, vor 2500 Jahren: Räuber plündern eine Schmiede und legen Feuer. Sie entkommen mit wertvollen Eisenschwertern. Doch wer ließ diese revolutionären Waffen heimlich anfertigen? Der Fürst vom Ipf vermutet Verrat und setzt den Köhlerjungen Itam auf die Sache an. Aber der verliebt sich ausgerechnet in die Frau, die er aushorchen soll. Schließlich... more...

  • Frauenrollen in Margaret Laurences Romanenby Sybille Huck

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 34.56

    Fiktion und Realität sind keine Gegensätze. Vielmehr bilden sie eine Einheit. Das eine existiert ohne das andere nicht. Robert Kroetsch sagte einmal, dass wir keine wahrhaftige Identität besitzen, bis jemand unsere Geschichte erzählt. Die Fiktion erweckt uns zum Leben. Auf diesem Hintergrund versteht man das Interesse der Kanadier, ihre Geschichte... more...