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- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99
F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway might have been contemporaries, but our understanding of their work often rests on simple differences. Hemingway wrestled with war, fraternity, and the violence of nature. Fitzgerald satirized money and class and the never-ending pursuit of a material tomorrow. Through the provocative arguments of Scott Donaldson,... more...
- Myriad Editions 2012; US$ 9.99
Elizabeth Haynes' second novel is a taut and gripping murder mystery introducing a compelling new heroine, Genevieve - office worker by day and pole dancer by night - who finds herself implicated in a mob underworld of murder, corruption and betrayal. Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and achieved her dream: to leave... more...
- Counterpoint 2012; US$ 29.99
Confident and robust, Jubilee Hitchhiker is an comprehensive biography of late novelist and poet Richard Brautigan, author of Troutfishing in America and A Confederate General from Big Sur , among many others. When Brautigan took his own life in September of 1984 his close friends and network of artists and writers were devastated though not... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2011; US$ 19.95
Best known for his novels, including the National Book Award winners The Field of Vision and Plains Song , Nebraska-born author Wright Morris has long been regarded as one of America?s most gifted writers. This volume, culling work from the photo-text books, criticism, and numerous short stories frequently overlooked among his oeuvre, reflects... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 40.00
Linking Willa Cather to ?the modern? or ?modernism? still seems an eccentric proposition to some people. Born in 1873, Cather felt tied to the past when she witnessed the emergence of twentieth-century modern culture, and the clean, classical sentences in her fiction contrast starkly with the radically experimental prose of prominent modernists. Nevertheless,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95
One of the most prolific crime writers of the last century, Evan Hunter published more than 120 novels from 1952 to 2005 under a variety of pseudonymns. He also wrote several teleplays and screenplays, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, and the 1954 novel The Blackboard Jungle. When the Mystery Writers of America named Hunter a Grand Master,... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 108.82
This third edition of Köhler's book (1st edition 1956, 2nd expanded edition 1970 as Vol. 97 of the series »Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie« ) in an inexpensive study format restores the availability of a standard work of medieval studies of essential interest for scholars and students in Romance studies, German studies,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95
rom one of the most brilliant and widely read of all American poets, a generous selection of lyrics, dramatic monologues, and narrative poems--all of them steeped in the wayward and isolated beauty of Frost's native New England. Includes his classics "Mending Wall, " "Birches, " and "The Road Not Taken, " as well as poems less famous but equally great. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Remembered as one of science fiction's best editors, Judith Merril (1923-1997) also wrote prolifically and stands as one of the genre's central figures in the United States and Canada. This work offers a much-needed literary biography and critical commentary on Merril's groundbreaking science fiction, anthologies, reviews, memoir and other... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.50
?Never before has the delight and wonder experienced in young love, in which is implicit physical discovery, been conveyed with such touching honesty or with rhapsody so involving unconscious pathos. Those who seek to drag any honest writing through the gutters of their own minds will do the same with this. Those who are not afraid of the strange miracle... more...