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- 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...
- 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...
- Biblioasis 2015; US$ 17.95
Robert Melançon is one of Québec?s most revered contemporary poets and a two-time winner of the Governor General?s Award. A longtime translator of Canadian poet A.M. Klein, Melançon has been the poetry columnist for Le Devoir and the Radio-Canada program En Toutes Lettres ; he is also a critic and has been a professor at the University of Montreal.... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 29.23
In seinen Aphorismen kommt die geistige und stilistische Schärfe Georg Christoph Lichtenbergs zum Ausdruck wie sonst nirgendwo. Seien es Gedanken zum Menschsein, zur Wissenschaft oder dem Denken selbst: Es gibt kaum einen Bereich, zu dem er nichts Tiefsinniges beizutragen hätte. 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
This essay collection examines the theory and history of graphic narrative as one of the most interesting and versatile forms of narrative beyond traditional literary texts. Analyzing a wide range of texts, genres, and narrative strategies from both theoretical and historical perspectives, its various contributors offer state-of-the-art... more...
- Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 10.96
Ob Politik, Philosophie,Wissenschaft oder Wirtschaft ? ohne die Griechen sähe unsere Welt heute deutlich anders aus. In gewohnt lebendiger Weise erzählt Arnulf Zitelmann von Solon, dem ersten Sozialpolitiker der Geschichte, von Homer, dem Erfinder der griechischen Nation, vom Machtkampf zwischen Athen und Sparta, von Alexander dem Großen, der auf seinen... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 40.00
This book is an attempt to offer a justification for the teaching of literature in schools and universities, and is intended as a contribution to the philosophy of literary education. The issues which Dr Gribble discusses could all be bracketed under the general heading of the relationship between literature and life. The book is written for those... more...