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  • The Power to Nameby Stephanie Newell

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Between the 1880s and the 1940s, the region known as British West Africa became a dynamic zone of literary creativity and textual experimentation. African-owned newspapers offered local writers numerous opportunities to contribute material for publication, and editors repeatedly defined the press as a vehicle to host public debates rather than simply... more...

  • Ginger-Snapsby Fanny Fern

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    An influential critic, commentator, and journalist, New England-based writer Fanny Fern (born Sara Willis) ascended to the very highest levels of literary acclaim in the late nineteenth century, even at one time commanding the title of the best-paid woman writer in the United States. The collection Ginger-Snaps brings together many of Fern's most... more...

  • Memories and Studiesby William James; Henry James

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    William James was a towering intellectual figure with a vast knowledge base that transcended typical disciplinary boundaries. In this collection of essays, William James explores the topics of memory and cognition through the lenses of philosophy, psychology, and his own personal life experiences, all recounted in his uniquely engaging writing style. more...

  • Hieroglyphicsby Arthur Machen

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Welsh writer Arthur Machen achieved literary acclaim with his groundbreaking tales of the supernatural, some of which modern-day horror luminary Stephen King ranks among the best in the English language. In the engaging nonfiction volume Hieroglyphics, Machen turns his focus to literary criticism, opining on the role of the ecstatic in literature. more...

  • Liebe, Lust und Leidenschaftby Barbara Vinken

    Komplett Media GmbH 2011; US$ 5.60

    Die Liebe - wir alle glauben, sie zu kennen. Und doch scheint jeder anders zu lieben: die Leidenschaft der Sappho lässt sie erglühend erzittern und raubt ihr das Bewusstsein. Didos rasende Liebe zu ihrem Ein und Alles Aeneas führt nach dem Liebesverrat zum Selbstmord. Der vom Eros begeisterte Platoniker vervollkommnet sein Ich und steigt durch die... more...

  • Ending the Affairby Graeme Turner

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    Examines the state of current affairs television in Australia today by pondering its future, while drawing lessons from the past. The book questions the social and political value of what we now think of as current affairs journalism. Underpinning this approach is the conviction that TV current affairs serves functions which are important to a civilised... more...

  • Tabloid Britainby Martin Conboy

    Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    Tabloid Britain examines four popular tabloid newspapers and uncovers the variety of linguistic strategies they use to depict contemporary Britain.  Martin Conboy considers how this imaginary community of the British nation is drawn through themes such as 'outsiders' and  'insiders', women, celebrity, history and politics. more...

  • Gonzoby Corey Seymour; Johnny Depp; Jann S. Wenner

    Little, Brown and Company 2007; US$ 9.99

    Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville , Kentucky , Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - and his singular and provocative style challenged and revolutionized writing. Now, for... more...

  • Hella Nationby Evan Wright

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    Read Evan Wright's posts on the Penguin Blog. The New York Times bestselling author of Generation Kill immerses himself in even more cultures on the edge. Evan Wright's affinity for outsiders has inspired this deeply personal journey through what he calls "the lost tribes of America." A collection of previously published pieces, Hella... more...

  • African American Journalistsby Calvin L. Hall

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 43.99

    In this book Calvin L. Hall examines select autobiographies written by African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to explore the relationship between race, class, gender, and journalism practice. more...