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  • Life is Like a Sailboatby John Grogan

    Vanguard Press 2010; US$ 12.95

    A new collection from the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Dogs Have More Fun and Marley and Me more...

  • How to Haikuby Bruce Ross

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 6.95

    This book provides an invaluable guide to developing your own haiku-writing skills, with clear explanations, brilliant examples, and innovative writing exercises. It also offers an introduction to related Japanese poetic forms including: Senryu—commentaries on human nature that are often humorous or ironic Haibun—short, autobiographical narratives... more...

  • A New Guide to Italian Cinemaby Carlo Celli; Marga Cottino-Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 38.00

    This book is a complete reworking and update of Marga Cottino-Jones' popular A Student's Guide to Italian Film (1983, 1993) . This guide retains earlier editions' interest in renowned films and directors but is also attentive to the popular films which achieved box office success among the public. more...

  • Letter Writingby Kay Cullen; Elaine O?Donoghue

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 10.00

    Packed with sample letters; Information boxes highlight points to remember; Special section deals with conventions of e-mail; Practical supplement examines spelling and punctuation. Packed with advice on all areas of correspondence, from email to business memos, this is an essential desktop companion. As well as giving general guidance on layout and... more...

  • The British Pressby Mick Temple

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 42.00

    Offers an introduction to the history, theory, politics and potential future of British newspapers. This book focuses on the relationship between press and political history, examining the social and political impact of British newspapers. It assesses the press' contribution to enlarging and informing the public sphere. more...

  • Applied Theatreby Monica Prendergast; Juliana Saxton

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    Theatre practice and applied theatre are areas of growing international interest. Applied Theatre is the first study to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for planning and implementing their own theatrical projects.This reader-friendly text considers an international range of case studies in applied theatre through discussion... more...

  • From Cover to Coverby Kathleen T. Horning

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    The revised edition of From Cover to Cover offers a fresh, up-to-date look at some of the best examples of children's literature today and also includes practical advice on how to write clearly articulated, reasoned opinions so that others can learn about books they have not yet read. A brief, updated introduction explains how children's books... more...

  • Art, Politics, and Commerce in Chinese Cinemaby Ying Zhu; Stanley Rosen

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 50.00

    Art, politics and commerce are intertwined everywhere, but in China the interplay is explicit, intimate and elemental, and nowhere more so than in the film industry. Understanding this interplay in the era of market reform and globalization is essential to understanding mainland Chinese cinema. This interdisciplinary book provides a comprehensive reappraisal... more...

  • The Gorgon's Gazeby Paul Coates

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00

    The Gorgon's Gaze is an interdisciplinary study of recurrent themes in German cinema as it has developed since the early twentieth century. more...

  • Poetry Translating as Expert Actionby Francis R. Jones

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    Poetry is a highly valued form of human expression, and poems are challenging texts to translate. For both reasons, people willingly work long and hard to translate them, for little pay but potentially high personal satisfaction. This book shows how experienced poetry translators translate poems and bring them to readers, and how they not only shape... more...