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- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 8.99
POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATION Groarke is superb at sidestepping or skirting the subject, the better to wrong-foot the reader and set us right down, surprised, in the middle of things . . . Spindrift is suffused with a candour, delicacy and intelligence that should win her many new readers.' ? from the Poetry Book Society citation. Vona Groarke's... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Aidan Rooney-Cespedes' first collection reveals an unusual maturity and singular scope. His widely published, prize-winning poems range from the rich imaginings of "Retro Creation" through various locales -- from County Monaghan, where he was born and raised, Paris and the literary past, to North America, where he now lives. As it blends the colloquial... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 13.99
First published on the occasion of John Montague's 80th birthday, this revised edition of Chosen Lights, in which more than thirty fellow poets select one of his poems and present an essay outlining its claims on their affection and admiration, endures as a unique perspective on a master's work and as a remarkable sampler of each stage of his career.... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 15.97
The disappearance of the poet Rosemary Tonks in the 1970s was one of the literary world’s most tantalising mysteries the subject of a BBC feature in 2009 called The Poet Who Vanished. After publishing two extraordinary poetry collections and six satirical novels she turned her back on the literary world after a series of... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 27.95
In Alan Lightman's new book, a verse narrative, we meet a man who has lost his faith in all things following a mysterious personal tragedy. After decades of living "hung like a dried fly," emptied and haunted by his past, the narrator awakens one morning revitalized and begins a Dante-like journey to find something to believe in, first turning to the... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99
Peter Ross's weekly articles from around Scotland have been a sterling attraction for the readers of Scotland on Sunday for years. A selection of the best are collected here, for the first time. Each a gem of insight and wit, they provide a piece-by-piece portrait of a nation as it changes. Always with his eye on the individual, Peter Ross presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
'Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.' - Bertrand Russell From 1931-1935 Bertrand Russell was one of the regular contributors to the literary pages of the New York American , together with other distinguished authors, such as Aldous Huxley and Vita Sackville-West. Mortals... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 1.88
He’s back with a triple B’ Both Barrels Blasting in Volume 9! The hilarious adventures of Glasgow’s favourite son, Harry the Polis, continue in his latest offering of stories, jokes, tales and anecdotes: It Wisnae Me Honest!’ You’ll be laughing at the lawyer whose clever insurance scam backfired,... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2006; US$ 1.88
In Nuthin' Like the Truth, Harry Morris continues to mercilessly expose the lighter side of our hard-pressed police force. And in the third book in the Harry the Polis series, Harry has plenty more funny stories to tell from the thin blue line. Like how to deal with inept robbers with nothing but a shovel, and the story of the wee dug and the chocolate... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2009; US$ 1.88
The hilarious adventures of Harry the Polis, as recalled by ex-polis Harry Morris, the self-appointed Chief Constable of funny stories, continue with the publication of his seventh book, Up Tae my Neck in Paperwork. Here is another collection of stories, jokes, anecdotes and tales that will tempt your laughter lines into making an appearance and have... more...