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- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
According to NewYorker.com, ?Lawrence Dorfman assembled a heroic collection. I spent an hour in a state of catharsis, reveling in the sufficiency of the insults,? in his previous homage to snarkdom ( Insult Edition ). Now just imagine the reviewer?s state after an hour reading the Sex Edition . Here are sharply witty personal observations, jokes,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
Bah! Humbug! It?s that time of year again?.Time to spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, smile falsely, dig down deep to try and find ?good cheer,? battle crowds, try to find parking in over-crowded lots, ignore surly clerks, bartenders, waiters, valets, and parking lot attendants, all in the pursuit of that moment of happiness known throughout... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
In this collection of essays and epigrams, E.M. Cioran gives us portraits and evaluations?which he calls "admirations"?of Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the poet Paul Valery, and Mircea Eliade, among others. In alternating sections of aphorisms?his "anathemas"?he delivers insights on such topics as solitude, flattery, vanity,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
Set in the Caribbean of the eighteenth century, the epicenter of piracy, voodoo, and the dark arts, The Code of the Zombie Pirate reveals all the secrets to selecting, customizing, and managing a motley crew of pirates-cum-zombies. Imagine the consequences of pirates who have crossed the line to immortality: the breathtaking lack of respect for... more...
- Souvenir Press 2013; US$ 5.99
"In this book you will find monsters who are sad, misunderstood, discouraged, lonely, and in many cases demonized, particularly the demons. Perhaps someday you will realize that inside each of them is a human, or at least parts of one. Because these monsters hunger for more than man-flesh; they hunger for love." Exploring the secret lives of monsters... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 55.00
What if fairy-tale characters lived in New York City? What if a superhero knew he was a fictional character? What if you could dispense your own justice with one hundred untraceable bullets? These are the questions asked and answered in the course of the challenging storytelling in Fables , Tom Strong , and 100 Bullets , the three twenty-first-century... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 161.22
Die Wertschätzung des mittelalterlichen Textes an seinem historischen Ort, den Handschriften, steigt beständig. Der Ton als textuelle Form eigenen Rechts avanciert mit diesem Buch das erste Mal zum analytischen Gegenstand, und zwar auf der Basis eines Textabdrucks des Langen Tons aller vier Hauptüberlieferungszeugen. Da die Sortierung... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 21.95
This book presents a provocatively, outrageously assertive exposure of fools in their not infrequently bizarre manifestations, the object being to leave no halfwits behind. Abundantly documented, endlessly subtle, hopelessly eccentric, deadly funny. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 128.96
For the first time, this volume combines international and interdisciplinary approaches and research questions on the romance novel and adventure novel, thus furnishing insights into the history of the two genres. In addition to ?hybridity?, a relatively recent term used to describe the mélange of different genres and narratives, the concept... more...