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  • Willaby Amy Ehrlich; Wendell Minor

    Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 11.99

    ?Captivating?? ? Booklist From award-winning author Amy Ehrlich comes an illustrated biography of Willa Cather, one of America?s greatest and most beloved writers. Willa Cather?s life was a true American success story. A pioneer and determined spirit, Willa didn?t let anything stand in her way. She refused to be discouraged by the fact that in... more...

  • Words Are My Matterby Ursula K. Le Guin

    Small Beer Press 2016; US$ 14.99

    A bright and wide-ranging collection of essays, reviews, talks, and more from one of our best and most thoughtful writers. more...

  • Between Mealsby A. J. Liebling

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 15.99

    New Yorker writer A.J. Liebling recalls his Parisian apprenticeship in the fine art of eating in this charming memoir. more...

  • Soul at the White Heatby Joyce Carol Oates

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 12.99

    A new collection of critical and personal essays on writing, obsession, and inspiration from National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates. "Why do we write?" With this question, Joyce Carol Oates begins an imaginative exploration of the writing life, and all its attendant anxieties, joys, and futilities,... more...

  • Senior Momentsby Willard Spiegelman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 24.99

    A moving collection of essays on aging and happiness Drawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects with candid humor and sophistication on growing old. Senior Moments is a series of discrete essays that, when taken together, constitute the life of a man who, despite... more...

  • Boy and Going Soloby Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; Not Available

    Boy and Going Solo is the whole of Roald Dahl's extraordinary autobiography in one volume. Roald Dahl wasn't always a writer. Once he was just a schoolboy. Have you ever wondered what he was like growing up? In BOY you'll find out why he and his friends took revenge on the beastly Mrs Pratchett who ran the sweet shop. He remembers what it was... more...

  • Shakespeare on Page and Stageby Stanley Wells; Paul Edmondson

    2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    This volume presents a winning selection of the very best essays from the long and distinguished career of Stanley Wells, one of the most well-known and respected Shakespeare scholars in the world. Its chapters are divided into themed sections, on Shakespearian influences, particular works, theatre, and text. more...

  • Against Everythingby Mark Greif

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95

    A brilliant collection of critical essays by a young writer who is already a star in the intellec­tual firmament. As William Deresiewicz has written in Harper?s Magazine, ?[Mark Greif] is an intellectual, full stop...There is much of [Lionel] Trilling in Greif...Much also of Susan Sontag...What he shares with both, and with the line they represent,... more...

  • La Vie en fleurby Anatole France; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Ce jour-là, Fontanet et moi, tous deux élèves de cinquième sous M. Brard, ayant quitté le collège à quatre heures et demie, au son de la cloche, selon la coutume, nous descendions la rue du Cherche-Midi, suivis de madame Tourtour, attachée à la famille Fontanet, et de Justine, que mon père avait surnommée la Catastrophe parce qu'elle déchaînait... more...

  • Study and Revise for AS/A-level: Wuthering Heightsby Andrew Green

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 10.99

    Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Wuthering Heights throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Wuthering Heights as they progress... more...