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  • Wednesday to Comeby Renée; John Thomson

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    In Wednesday To Come Renée takes four women of four generations in a single family and looks at how they cope with the Great Depression of the 1930's. Working class women, says Renée, have been invisible for too long - not because they are inarticulate but because they are unrecorded. 'I am interested in writing good roles for women, about women we... more...

  • Daughters of Heavenby Michelanne Forster; John Thomson

    Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    On June 22, 1954 in a secluded part of Victoria Park in Christchurch, Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker battered Pauline's mother to death. The infamous murder, also depicted in the Peter Jackson movie Heavenly Creatures, arose from the passionate friendship of the two girls. more...

  • Translating Styleby Tim Parks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Arising from a dissatisfaction with blandly general or abstrusely theoretical approaches to translation, this book sets out to show, through detailed and lively analysis, what it really means to translate literary style. Combining linguistic and lit crit approaches, it proceeds through a series of interconnected chapters to analyse translations of... more...

  • To the Sea Againby Tom McCarthy

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    Breathtaking adventures, unsurpassed dramas, and poignant tales that have stood the test of time. more...

  • Daniel in the Lions' Denby Brendan Powell Smith

    Sky Pony Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    Brendan Powell Smith is the author of three books in The Brick Bible for Kids series: Noah?s Ark , The Christmas Story , and David and Goliath . Smith is also the author of books for adults, including The Brick Bible series and has produced over five thousand illustrations retelling more than four hundred stories from the Bible. more...

  • Arthurian Drama: An Anthologyby Alan Lupack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This anthology reproduces six plays based on stories of King Arthur from a variety of periods. Originally published in 1991, it offers a comprehensive discussion of Arthurian Drama in introduction and also provides an appendix listing printed scripts in English that address Arthurian legend. more...

  • Decade (NHB Modern Plays)by Various

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    Two towers. Ten years. Twenty plays. Ten years after 9/11, twenty international writers respond to the defining event of our times. Published here are their individual plays, which woven together formed the basis of Decade , an immersive theatrical production from Headlong theatre company. The writers: Samuel Adamson, Mike Bartlett, Alecky... more...

  • On Natureby Edward Hoagland

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Annie Dillard observes "The best of Edward Hoagland is the best in the land." Now, in a beautiful new hardcover edition, signed by the author, and including new material, comes the best observations on nature by the finest essayist of our time. more...

  • Double Feature: Two (NHB Modern Plays)by Prasanna Puwanarajah; Tom Basden

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Double Feature brings together – in two volumes of paired short plays – four of the most exciting new voices in UK theatre, in their first commissions for the National Theatre. This volume contains: Nightwatchman by Prasanna Puwanarajah There is a War by Tom Basden In Nightwatchman a British Sri Lankan cricketer prepares for... more...

  • Nightwatchman (NHB Modern Plays)by Prasanna Puwanarajah

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    A British Sri Lankan cricketer prepares for the innings of her life for England against Sri Lanka at Lord?s. Facing a relentless bowling machine she challenges our preconceptions of politics, sport and national pride as harshly as she challenges her own. 'marvellously incisive' - Independent 'should be compulsory viewing for anyone interested... more...