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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book visits vulnerability in contemporary British fiction, considering vulnerability in its relation to poetics, politics, ethics, and trauma. Vulnerability and risk have become central issues in contemporary culture, and artistic productions have increasingly made it their responsibility to evoke various types of vulnerabilities, from individual... more...
- Saqi 2015; US$ 7.28
This powerful collection of poems details the harrowing experiences endured by Abani and other political prisoners at the hands of Nigeria?s military regime in the late 1980s. Abani vividly describes the characters that peopled this dark world, from prison inmates such as John James, tortured to death at the age of fourteen, to the general overseers.... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 22.95
Arthur Black?s best lines are like a shot of whisky—sharp, invigorating and with a good kick. Following the success of his many previous titles, the multiple-award-winning humorist once again delivers “black-to-black? laughs with his latest collection, Paint the Town Black . With his usual off-kilter perspective, Black tackles many of the... more...
- D & M Publishers 2015; US$ 22.95
There are a few questions that professional artists get asked regularly: Where do you get your ideas? How did you get started? And be honest?are you really in it for the money? Following the highly successful Me Funny and Me Sexy anthologies, Me Artsy answers these eternal questions and more. With essays from fourteen First Nations artists... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
This is the first biography of one of Australia?s most beloved novelists, Thea Astley (1925?2004). Over a 50-year writing career, Astley published more than a dozen novels and short story collections, including The Acolyte , Drylands , and The Slow Natives , and was the first person to win multiple Miles Franklin Awards. With many of her works... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 22.95
In her lyrical memoir The Death of Small Creatures , Trisha Cull lays bare her struggles with bulimia, bipolar disorder and substance abuse. Interspersing snatches of conversations, letters, blog entries and clinical notes with intimate poetic narrative, Cull evokes an accessible experience of mental illness. In The Death of Small Creatures, Cull... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 18.95
The water belongs to itself. undercurrent reflects on the power and sacredness of water—largely underappreciated by too many—whether it be in the form of ocean currents, the headwaters of the Fraser River or fluids in the womb. Exploring a variety of poetic forms, anecdote, allusion and visual elements, this collection reminds humanity that we are... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 65.63
This is the first in-depth scholarly study of the literary awakening of the young intellectuals who became known as Nigeria's "first-generation" writers in the post-colonial period. Terri Ochiagha's research focuses on Chinua Achebe, Elechi Amadi, Chike Momah, Christopher Okigbo and Chukwuemeka Ike, and also discusses the experiences of Gabriel Okara,... more...