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- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.38
One of the central moral issues of our time is the question of asylum seekers, arguably the most controversial subject in Australia today. In this landmark anthology, twenty-seven of Australia's finest writers have focused their intelligence and creativity on the theme of the dispossessed, bringing a whole new perspective of depth and truthfulness... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.38
Writing a letter can be an act of confession or celebration, while receiving one can bring joy, insight and vivid memories. Ambassadors for correspondence Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire have lured some of our best and brightest to the literary afternoons of Women of Letters to write and read missives of all kinds. Bestselling novelist Hannah... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 3.18
In homage to that most civilised of activities, letter writing, Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire created the literary afternoons of Women of Letters. Some of Australia's finest dames of stage, screen and page have delivered missives on a series of themes. Published here for the first time are Deborah Conway writing about the ups and downs of... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.38
With sold-out live events around the country and a bestselling book, Women of Letters have revived the gentle art of letter writing. In this all-new collection of missives, a dazzling array of noteworthy Australians share their wisdom, wit and wildest dreams. Here Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire have preserved a year of captivating correspondence.... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
Francis Bacon offers his opinion on many different topics in these essays, ranging from life and death to love and anger. Full of wit and wisdom, the essays are the perfect example of common sense. Though short pieces, they are thought provoking and a great pleasure to read. more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 6.49
Montaigne was an excellent writer and has something to say to everyone. This is an excellent read and I would encourage everyone to read this book. The author has so many interesting things to say, it's like having a friend to talk to on the dark and rainy days. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 123.00
Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9. Gesang steht die Interpretation der Gesandtschaft, die das griechische Invasionsheer zu Achilleus schickt, um ihn mit seiner Elitetruppe der Myrmidonen vom Kampfboykott abzubringen, und die Frage, warum der Erzähler alle Redestrategien der drei Gesandten Odysseus, Phoinix und Aias scheitern lässt. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 25.48
The Greatest Story Ever Told Dispute over land and kingdom may lie at the heart of this story of war between cousins?the Pandavas and the Kouravas?but the Mahabharata is about conflicts of dharma. These conflicts are immense and various, singular and commonplace. Throughout the epic, characters face them with no clear indications of what is right and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.98
In a world of the short and swift, of texts and Twitter, there's something of special value about a carefully composed letter. In homage to this most civilised of activities, Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire created the literary afternoons of Women of Letters. Some of Australia's finest dames of stage, screen and page have delivered missives on... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.98
'Who do you barrack for?' Nothing unites or divides people as much as the tribal loyalty of AFL supporters. Combining passion for the game with a talent for words, seventeen writers explore the full range of supporters' emotions, from the fervour of a convert to the weariness of the long-term sufferer, the guilt of the turncoat to the joy of the... more...