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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Richard Yates has been referred to as America's least known great writer. Today Yates is known primarily for the novel Revolutionary Road, considered by many critics as the greatest American novel of the second half of the twentieth century. This critical study examines the life and work of Yates by placing his body of work in both cultural and... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 7.99
Fantastic Finds is an engaging and entertaining collection of real-world stories of people who discover gold amongst the unwanted. You'll read how a $700 auction gamble turns into a $38,500 sapphire bracelet or how one intrepid seeker found two rare carnival glass bowls in one day. Of course, some of the tales are sentimental journeys, where found... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 16.95
Lee Martin tells us in his memoir, ?I was never meant to come along. My parents married late. My father was thirty-eight, my mother forty-one. When he found out she was pregnant, he asked the doctor, ?Can you get rid of it??? From such an inauspicious beginning, Martin began collecting impressions that, through the tincture of time and the magic... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 4.99
Who was Dick? A freaked-out junkie who took too many drugs? An explorer of madness who go too close to his subject and ended up claiming to have met God? A practical joker? The most consistently brilliant SF writer in the world? At a time when most SF was about cowboys in outer space, Dick explored the landscapes of the mind, conjured fake realities... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 17.95
Mary Clearman Blew?s education began at home, on a remote cattle ranch in Montana. She graduated to a one-room rural school, then escaped, via scholarship, to the University of Montana, where, still in her teens, she met and married her first husband. This Is Not the Ivy League is her account of what it was to be that girl, and then that woman?pressured... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Many academics dismiss Stephen King as a mere genre writer, an over-glorified bestseller who appeals to the masses, but lacks literary merit. This critical analysis of King's epic novel The Stand makes a case for the horror master as a literary writer. A careful consideration of The Stand's abstract themes, characters, setting, and text reveals... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2011; US$ 14.95
Robert Vivian is a professor of English and creative writing at Alma College in Michigan and a core faculty member in the low-residency MFA program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His stories, poems, and essays have appeared in numerous publications, and his plays have been produced in New York City. He is the author of Cold Snap as Yearning... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 30.00
Diane Glancy is a professor emerita of English at Macalester College. She is the author of numerous novels, short story collections, and essay collections, including Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea ; Designs of the Night Sky (Nebraska 2002); and The Cold-and-Hunger Dance (available in a Bison Books edition). more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08
Hauptbeschreibung Hugo Ball war ein Intellektueller, der sich an den geistigen Auseinandersetzungen im ersten Drittel des 20. Jahrhunderts auf vielfältige Weise beteiligt hat: von der wortspielerischen Lautpoesie des Dadaismus, über geschichtsphilosophischpolitische Essays und weitsichtige Kommentare zur zeitgenössischen Kunst bis hin zu radikalen... more...