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  • Cash and Curryby Chris Newens

    Random House 2017; US$ 0.00

    WINNER OF THE 2017 BODLEY HEAD & FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE In this quest across India during the recent cash crisis, Chris Newens follows in the footsteps of TV chef Rick Stein in search of divine truth and the perfect curry. Steeped in the smells and colours of south India, Cash and Curry is a brilliantly funny and intelligent journey of discovery... more...

  • Checkmate or Top Trumpsby Daniel Rey

    Random House 2017; US$ 0.00

    RUNNER-UP OF THE 2017 BODLEY HEAD & FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE Cuba is on the brink of seismic change ? but in the age of post-Fidel, post-Obama and post-truth, the country?s future hangs in the balance as it finds itself facing a decisive endgame moment with the new US president. In this lucid reflection on Cuba?s decades-long stalemate with... more...

  • Stranger in a Strange Landby Abhishek Mukherjee

    Random House 2017; US$ 0.00

    RUNNER-UP OF THE 2017 BODLEY HEAD & FINANCIAL TIMES ESSAY PRIZE In this sharp, witty essay, written from inside the Indian banking system, we witness the absurdities and mundanities of corruption and bureaucracy, set against a backdrop of modern urban India. In a personal battle with his moustachioed boss, Mukherjee illuminates a Kafkaesque system... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Poetryby Jahan Ramazani

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 23.00

    This Companion is the first to explore postcolonial poetry through regional, historical, political, formal, textual and gender approaches. more...

  • Lá dár Saolby Seán Ó Criomhthain

    Foras na Gaeilge 2017; US$ 5.00

    Cé gur mac do Thomás Ó Criomhthain údar an leabhair seo, ná measadh aon duine gurb é seo an tOileánach ina athbhreith. Saol eile ar fad atá ríofa anso dúinn, agus daoine eile, glúin nua atá níos gaolmhaire linn féin, agus méar éadrom shuáilceach ghrinn leagtha ag an údar orthu. Ach is daoine fola agus feola iad ar éirigh leis an údar iad a rianú níos... more...

  • Kommentarby Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 109.00

    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...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 42.00

    The central subject of the commentary on Book 9 is the interpretation of the embassy that the Greek army sent to Achilles in order to persuade him and his elite troops, the Myrmidons, to end their boycott of the hostilities, as well as the question of why the narrator allows all three ambassadors to fail in their efforts. more...

  • Nobody Leavesby Ryszard Kapuscinski

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 15.50

    'A peculiar genius with no modern equivalent, except possibly Kafka' - Jonathan Miller Regarded as a central part of Kapuscinski's work, these vivid portraits of life in the depths of Poland embody the young writer's mastery of literary reportage When the great Ryszard Kapuscinski was a young journalist in the early 1960s, he was sent to the... more...

  • England Your Englandby George Orwell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 2.80

    'England is a family in which the young are generally thwarted and most of the power is in the hands of irresponsible uncles and bedridden aunts. Still, it is a family.' 'England Your England' is one of the most compelling and insightful portraits of the nation ever written. Shot through with Orwell's deeply felt sense of patriotism and love for... more...

  • I Am Not Your Negroby James Baldwin; Raoul Peck

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    The New York Times bestseller based on the Oscar nominated documentary film In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He died before it could be completed. In his documentary... more...