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  • In the Front Rowby Simon P Lock

    Melbourne University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In the Front Row charts the rise of Australian Fashion Week, from one man?s ambition to take Australian fashion to the world, to the glittering international event it is today. Simon P. Lock?s determination placed Sydney on the international fashion week circuit, up there with New York, London, Milan and Paris. more...

  • Geisha of a Different Kindby C. Winter Han

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 21.10

    In gay bars and nightclubs across America, and in gay-oriented magazines and media, the buff, macho, white gay man is exalted as the ideal?the most attractive, the most wanted, and the most emulated type of man. For gay Asian American men, often viewed by their peers as submissive or too ?pretty,? being sidelined in the gay community is only the latest... more...

  • Back to the Mothershipby Eddie Huang

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00

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  • The Way We Areby Margaret Visser

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The beloved and bestselling ?anthropologist of everyday life? turns her witty and insightful gaze to the oddities of living in our modern world Over the course of her time as a contributor and editor for  Saturday Night  magazine?a span during which she published her award-winning book  The Rituals of Dinner ?Margaret Visser specialized in thought-provoking... more...

  • Desi Hoop Dreamsby Stanley I. Thangaraj

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    South Asian American men are not usually depicted as ideal American men. They struggle against popular representations as either threatening terrorists or geeky, effeminate computer geniuses. To combat such stereotypes, some use sports as a means of performing a distinctly American masculinity. Desi Hoop Dreams focuses on South Asian-only basketball... more...

  • Muslim Civilizationby M. Umer Chapra

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 14.95

    What were the reasons for the decline in Muslim civilisation and can that change be reversed? more...

  • From the Land of Shadowsby Khatharya Um

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    In a century of mass atrocities, the Khmer Rouge regime marked Cambodia with one of the most extreme genocidal instances in human history. What emerged in the aftermath of the regime?s collapse in 1979 was a nation fractured by death and dispersal. It is estimated nearly one-fourth of the country?s population perished from hard labor, disease, starvation,... more...

  • The Essential Bathroom Bookby Joseph Baxter

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2005; US$ 8.99

    From toilets in the Bible to bathroom habits, from Roman baths to modern Japanese bathroom technology, 'The Essential Bathroom Book' reveals the history behind the bathroom door. With bathroom superstition, soaps and showers, this little book is packed with fascinating facts. more...

  • Fifteen Candlesby Adriana V. Lopez

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    For the uninitiated, the quinceañera celebrates the passage of a fifteen-year-old girl into adulthood: It's a bit bat mitzvah with a dash of debutante ball, and loaded with the same potential for hilarity and adolescent angst. In this original anthology, fifteen of the brightest and funniest Latino writers, men and women alike, share their own memories... more...

  • After the Fireby Paul Zimmer

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 23.00

    After the Fire is the story of the poet Paul Zimmer?s journey from his boyhood in Canton, Ohio, and his days as a soldier during atomic tests in the Nevada desert, to his many years as a writer and publisher, and the rural tranquility of his present life. Zimmer juxtaposes timeless rustic subjects with flashbacks to key moments: his first and only... more...