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- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 10.99
Pauline Stainer is a poet 'working at the margins of the sacred', conveying sensations 'with an economy of means that is breathtaking her poems are not merely artefacts, they have an organic life of their own' (John Burnside). As in all her books, the luminous poems of her eighth collection Tiger Facing the Mist are minimal but highly charged with... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 10.99
Ireland Is Changing Mother is the latest collection from Rita Ann Higgins: provocative and heart-warming poems of high jinx, jittery grief and telling social comment by a gutsy, anarchic chronicler of the lives of the Irish dispossessed, before as well as since the demise of the Celtic tiger. 'It shouldn't be unusual to hear a smart, sassy, unabashed,... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...