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  • Chocolate and Cuckoo Clocksby Alan Coren

    Canongate Books 2008; US$ 14.13

    Edited by his children, Giles and Victoria, Chocolate and Cuckoo Clocks is an anthology of writing from the former editor of Punch and Radio 4 national treasure Alan Coren, who died in October 2007. In a prolific forty-year career Alan Coren wrote for The Times, Observer, Tatler, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Listener, Punch and the New Yorker, and published... more...

  • Becoming Indianby Pavan K Varma

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 16.98

    What are the consequences of Empire? Do they ever fade? In this follow-up to his bestselling book Being Indian, Pavan K. Varma takes a long hard look at our cultural psyche, sixty years after India?s political liberation from Western colonial masters. Examining modern history, contemporary events and personal experience, he demonstrates, with passion,... more...

  • Making India Workby William Nanda Bissell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 22.08

    For a nation that has one of the highest growth rates in the world, India is plagued by poverty and corruption. Sixty years after Independence, India accounts for around 36 per cent of the world?s poor. The deepening fault lines between the haves and the have-nots have given rise to skewed development and widespread discontent.William Nanda Bissell,... more...

  • The Picador Book of 40by Charlotte Greig

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 0.00

    For Picador?s 40th anniversary we asked 40 writers to respond to the idea of 40 in whatever way they liked. The results are spectacular: thoughtful, funny, poignant, as brilliantly diverse as the Picador list. Pieces include the temporal (what I was doing 40 years ago; the mid-life crisis of a 40-year-old whose lifespan coincides with Picador?s), the... more...

  • K&K 110by Mikkel Bolt; Karen-Margrethe Simonsen; Christopher Gad

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 17.33

    Efter 9/11 er overvågningen blevet intensiveret i mange lande, fx USA, England, Tyskland, Sverige og Danmark. Med dette temanummer om overvågning ønsker K&K at åbne for en tværfaglig diskussion af, hvilken betydning overvågningen har, og hvordan den tematiseres i samtidskunsten. Artiklerne analyserer såvel billedkunstneriske, litterære som filmiske... more...

  • K&K 109by Hjørdis Havsteen Brandrup; Mats Franzén; Andreas Huyssen

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 17.33

    Happenings i gågaden, kunstudstillinger på havnen og pirrende fester på torvet. Moderne byer har udviklet sig til et pulserende forbrugs- og fritidslandskab, hvor oplevelser og underholdning sættes i centrum, og hvor kultur er noget, man gør. Store og små byer brander sig selv med events og identitetsskabende slogans for at tiltrække beboere, skatteydere... more...

  • K. E. Løgstrups forfatterskabby Karstein M. Hansen

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 19.88

    Bogen K.E. Løgstrups forfatterskab er en samlet bibliografi over udgivelser udkommer i årene 1930 til 2005 både af og om den kendte Århus-filosof og teolog K.E. Løgstrup (1905-1981). more...

  • Words for the Wiseby Timothy Shay Arthur

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This is a collection of short pieces, each an anecdote that teaches some profound lesson of conduct. The work invokes deep thoughts in readers due to its poignant style of narration. Arthur has related his ideas in the most idiosyncratic manner. That little considerations on part of individuals can hurdle great misfortunes has been amply illustrated. more...

  • The Grey Brethren and Other Fragments in Prose and Verseby Margaret Fairless Barber

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    A collection of seemingly small events, some poems and other thoughtful reflections by Barber. The arrangement of these verses and poems as well as the story has a calming effect. An engrossing work. more...

  • Quality and Other Essaysby John Galsworthy

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    In this collection of essays, Galsworthy has presented his views on various subjects. He has elucidated on customs of the upper classes and their values. This engrossing compilation proves that he is rightly famous as a master of satire. more...