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  • Someone Else's Lifeby Kapka Kassabova

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    Kapka Kassabova quickly attracted attention with her first collection All Roads Lead to the Sea (AUP, 1997), which won the NZSA Award for the Best First Book of Poetry, and her subsequent book, Dismemberment (AUP, 1998). With both these books out of print, Someone Else?s Life includes 26 poems from the first two and a substantial number of new poems,... more...

  • Namatjira & Ngapartji Nagapartjiby Scott Rankin

    Currency Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Ngapartji/Ngapartji—meaning reciprocity and co-operation in Pitjantjatjara language—is an emotional, educational, effective and deeply affecting experience of indigenous history as told through Trevor Jamieson’s—cocreator of the play—family, forebears and cultural traditions. Namatjira tells the moving story of Albert Namatjira,... more...

  • Mirabile Dictuby Michele Leggott

    Auckland University Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    "Leggott continues to write complex lyrics, sampling thought and song, voice and vision." Charles Bernstein, Notable Books "There is a flow in Leggott?s writing that reminds me of reading Shelley: the same feeling of being swept up into the sky and returned again, with the sense of the present altered and set in proportion." Elizabeth Smither,... more...

  • Night Writingby Kathryn Lomer

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    A vivid, new collection of poetry from one of Tasmania?s premier talents, each of the poems in this work are influenced by Kathryn Lomer?s considerable skills as a storyteller and convey sensuality, fresh imagery, and tension between the grounded and the whimsical. The volume, which is divided into five interconnecting sections, begins with a poem... more...

  • Glass Wingsby Fleur Adcock

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    Fleur Adcock?s title refers to the transparent, glittering wings of some of the species bees, mosquitoes, dragonflies celebrated or lamented in a sequence of poems on encounters with arthropods, from the stick insects and crayfish of her native New Zealand to the clothes' moths that infest her London house. There is an elegy for the once abundant... more...

  • Dragon Talkby Fleur Adcock

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 10.14

    After the appearance of Fleur Adcock's Poems 1960-2000 she wrote no more poems for several years. This cessation coincided with but was not entirely caused by her giving up smoking. When poetry returned to her in 2003 it tended towards a sparer, more concentrated style. This new collection continues to reflect her preoccupations with family matters... more...

  • At the Time of Partitionby Moniza Alvi

    Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05

    This book-length poem is set at the time of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 when thousands of people were killed in civil unrest and millions displaced, with families later split between the two countries. Inspired by family history, Moniza Alvi weaves a deeply personal story of fortitude and courage, as well as of tragic loss, in this... more...

  • Best Australian Political Cartoons 2013by Russ Radcliffe

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2014; US$ 21.99

    The year 2013 in politics as seen by Australia?s funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists is presented in this compendium. This witty collection includes the work of Dean Alston, Peter Broelman, Warren Brown, Pat Campbell, Andrew Dyson, John Farmer, firstdogonthemoon, Matt Golding, Fiona Katauskas, Mark Knight, Jon Kudelka, Bill Leak, Alan... more...

  • Earth Hourby David Malouf

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    A breathtaking new volume of poetry from an Australian literary icon, David Malouf?s first full volume of poetry since Typewriter Music once again shows us why he is one of Australia?s most enduring and respected writers. Earth Hour comes to rest at the perfect, still moment of ?silence, following talk? after its exploration of memory, imagination,... more...

  • Now Millenium / Poems from the Madhouseby Jeffs Sandy; Staines Deborah

    Spinifex Press 1993; US$ 9.95

    An award-winning joint volume of poetry, Sandy Jeffs invites the readers into the world of schizophrenia in Poems from the Madhouse, while Deborah Staines presents vivid images that evoke the mythic past and the technological future in Now Millennium. more...