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  • Intimating the Sacredby Andrew Hock Soon Ng

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 45.00

    Religion has featured in Anglophone literature in Malaysia from colonial times to the present. In Intimating the Sacred, Andrew Hock Soon Ng considers the practice of everyday religiosity as represented in literature, which is often starkly opposed to the impression created by religious rhetoric promoted by the government. The book?s examination of... more...

  • The Memory of Saltby Alice Melike Ulgezer

    Giramondo Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99

    Ali’s father is a Turkish circus musician performing in Kabul when Ali’s mother, a young pediatrician from Melbourne, meets him in a bar. He plays the trumpet, the saz, the flute, hears voices that urge him to violence, sees angels in the skies and djinns in the street, inscribes prayers and invocations on the walls of his room, and across... more...

  • Silent Voicesby Ekpe Inyang

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 20.90

    This collection of poems spans a wide range of themes and subjects, including culture, politics, socio-economics, environment, and human rights. The poems are a reflection of Ekpe Inyang's close contact with and passionate observation of society, as well as his generous sharing of life experiences and personal philosophy. Ekpe's poetic journey started... more...

  • Intwasa Poetryby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2008; US$ 9.99

    Intwasa Poetry is a book of memorable poems from inside and outside Zimbabwe. The fifteen poets who are brought together in this collection have all read from their work at the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. There is a diversity in their work. The poems of love, of sensuality, of humour, of compassion, of yearning, of sadness, of loss and of outrage.... more...

  • Sing Love 101by F. Ndi

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 20.90

    Sing Love 101 a collection of 101 love poems in which this wordsmith worth his words brings together the good, the bad and the ugly of human love experiences. The poems are glossed with the simplicity of a sweet gentle breeze that caresses the reader's heart like that blowing across his childhood rice fields in the summer. The poet highlights ?Love?... more...

  • Small Friends and other stories and poemsby Jane Morris

    amabooks 2014; US$ 9.99

    The short stories and poems in this collection were written by students at King George VI School and centre for physically disabled children in Zimbabwe?s second city, Bulawayo. HIV and AIDS have had a devastating effect on all the communities of Zimbabwe, and those with disabilities have not been exempt from the effects of the virus, as is reflected... more...

  • Greenwood Talesby Anonymous

    Waverley Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    The exciting adventures of Robin and his merry men, who stole from the rich, and gave to the poor, while dodging the proud Sheriff of Nottingham, are timeless, and entertaining. more...

  • Hot Nights, Cool Dragonsby Matt Zurbo

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 18.17

    Have you ever wanted more? Original and alive with the rhythms of jazz, this is a story of hot city streets, stalking reptiles and soaring dreams from the author of Idiot Pride and Flyboy and the Invisible. more...

  • Lighting Dark Placesby Sue Kossew

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 57.00

    This is the first published collection of critical essays on the work of Kate Grenville, one of Australia’s 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...

  • Voyagersby Mark Pirie; Tim Jones

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2009; US$ 12.99

    Prose writers have had it their own way for too long. At last, here is an anthology of poetry from New Zealand that captures the essence of science fiction: aliens, space travel, time travel, the end of the world - as well as concepts you may not previously have thought of as science fiction. more...