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- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 20.00
In a telegram sent on 29 April 1963, Ingrid Jonker thanks André Brink for his letter and flowers. They had met a few days before. He was almost twenty- eight; she thirty. This was the beginning of a correspondence between two writers that lasted up until three months before Jonker drowned herself at Three Anchor Bay. Half a century later, their love... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 24.99
Letters--mostly of the nuts-and-bolts, practical variety--between Thomas Wolfe and his literary agent, Elizabeth Nowell. Nowell served as Wolfe's editor for many of his short stories, paring them down to make them acceptable to magazines. Oddly enough, his attitude toward her was grateful rather than adversarial, and their deep mutual respect is clearly... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99
Edited by Abel Debritto, the definitive collection of poems from an influential writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, and acutely observant writing has left an enduring mark on modern culture. Few writers have so brilliantly and poignantly conjured the desperation and absurdity of ordinary life as Charles Bukowski. Resonant with his powerful,... more...
- Zytglogge Verlag 2015; US$ 25.99
Mit einem Vorwort von Joy Matter und einem Essay von Urs Frauchiger zu Manis Reflexionen-- über Gott ...--... und die Welt-- Denken-- Was Wissen schafft-- Der Chansons-Anhang mit Glossar. Bei ihm schwang alles ineinander: seine wissenschaftliche Vista und seine auch Kindern zugängliche Anschaulichkeit, seine Mystik und sein Nonsens, sein juristisch... more...
- Zytglogge Verlag 2015; US$ 33.99
Sudelhefte: Tagebuch I (1958-1961) / Tagebuch II (1962) / Tagebuch III (1963-1965) / Tagebuch IV (1969-1971) Rumpelbuch: Albumblätter / Die Geschichten vom weisen Joachim / Interlakner Tagebuch (1959) / Geschichten mit Titel / Geschichten ohne Titel / Gedichte (1966/67) / Stücke und Sprechtexte (1971) (Erstausgabe Sudelhefte 1974, Rumpelbuch 1976,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 37.99
A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one of the greatest travel writers of his generation. He was also a spectacularly gifted friend. The letters in this collection span almost seventy years, the first written ten days before Paddy's... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 21.87
'An important and long-overdue contribution to our knowledge of Tolstoy.' D. M. Thomas, Sunday Times Volume 1 of Tolstoy's Diaries covers the years 1847-1894 and was meticulously edited by R.F. Christian so as to reflect Tolstoy's preoccupations as a writer (his views on his own work and that of others), his development as a person and as a thinker,... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 40.95
Lavishly illustrated, this new edition includes family photographs and original graphics by both Helen Kemp and her father, S.H.F. Kemp, mostly dating from his own student days at the University of Toronto. more...
- Currency Press 2016; US$ 23.99
In the 1980s, director Bruce Beresford and producer Sue Milliken were mid-career in a world that welcomed film makers. They worked together on a number of projects, some of which never made it to the first day of filming, and stayed in touch by fax machine. As well as taking care of professional business, the faxes are chock full of industry gossip... more...