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- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 32.30
Hauptbeschreibung Der vierte Band des 'Jahrbuch Literatur und Medizin' vereint in gewohnter Weise (I.) Originalarbeiten, (II.) Essays, (III.) Quellen und (IV.) Rezensionen. Die diesjährigen Originalbeiträge in deutscher und englischer Sprache fokussieren auf die beiden Autoren Thomas Mann und August Strindberg und thematisch auf den "Irrsinn" in... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Travel back in time with this collection of fables and legends set in medieval France. Famed folklorist Thomas Bulfinch brings together a carefully curated compendium of stories that are sure to delight. A bevy of damsels in distress and courageous knights populate these pages in tales that veer from action-adventure to romance and back again. more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Giving up the ghost, cashing in your chips, kicking the bucket, meeting your maker -- however you prefer to think of death, it's something that will happen to all of us, so why not have a sense of humor about it? That's the attitude that the writers of the epitaphs featured in this uproarious collection seem to take. Author Arthur Wentworth... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99
The best new Australian crime novel since Peter Temple?s The Broken Shore When a teenage boy is killed in a drive-by shooting, the events that unfold rock the lives of the migrant families of Cringila. School friends Jimmy and Piggy have witnessed the violent crime, but need to protect their fledgling drug business. After seasoned police detective... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
In dire need of a stout dose of sound advice? Shake the doldrums and get back on track by dipping into W. A. Clouston's fascinating Book of Wise Sayings. Bringing together bon mots and aphorisms from around the world, this volume can soothe the soul in troubled times or provide philosophical fodder for a lively discussion. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology. It presents the main subject area as well as the current status of paremiological research. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar-specialist in their area of proverbial research. The book successfully represents a measured balance between... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 7.28
Railing against the world? Fed up with everything? In need of a hefty dose of cynical humour? Then Grumpy Old Git Jokes is the book for you. Straight from the mouths of the grumpiest gits our proud nation has to offer, this bumper collection contains hundreds of jokes on favourite grumpy subjects such as politics, religion, education and technology.... more...
- Stephen F. Austin University Press 2015; Not Available
The third installment in the Miles Arceneaux collection... It?s 1953 and life is good at Shady?s, the Sweetwater brothers? fish camp, dancehall, and beer joint on Ransom Island. The biggest event in the island?s history is coming up?an integrated dance featuring Duke Ellington. It?s a daring idea for fifties-era Texas, and not everyone is happy... more...
- Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 10.99
Perching on the porcelain can be very boring when you have nothing to do but poo. But fear no more, as excretion expert Hugh Jassburn has put together a compendium of entertaining activities and informative fun that will make you want to stay put, even if you don't need to go. Doing a number two will never be the same again. Filled with clever mazes,... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
The poems in The Glass Rooster explore the spaces inhabited by humans and other creatures?from natural ecosystems to cities and even to outer space. Our guide on this journey is a glass rooster?observer of stars and lover of hens?who first popped up in Janis Freegard?s poetry years ago and wanders unchecked through the book. Each of the eight sections... more...