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  • Blood Dazzlerby Patricia Smith

    Coffee House Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    A storm's-eye view of the devastation that forever changed New Orleans and America. more...

  • International Media Communication in a Global Ageby Guy Golan; Thomas Johnson; Wayne Wanta

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    This volume provides a comprehensive examination of key issues regarding global communication, focusing particularly on international news and strategic communication. It addresses those news factors that influence the newsworthiness of international events, providing a synthesis of both theoretical and practical studies that highlight the complicated... more...

  • From Cover to Coverby Kathleen T. Horning

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99

    The revised edition of From Cover to Cover offers a fresh, up-to-date look at some of the best examples of children's literature today and also includes practical advice on how to write clearly articulated, reasoned opinions so that others can learn about books they have not yet read. A brief, updated introduction explains how children's books... more...

  • Practice as Research in the Artsby Robin Nelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00

    At the performance turn, this book takes a fresh 'how to' approach to Practice as Research, arguing that old prejudices should be abandoned and a PaR methodology fully accepted in the academy. Nelson and his contributors address the questions students, professional practitioner-researchers, regulators and examiners have posed in this domain. more...

  • International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literatureby Peter Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 545.00

    Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers... more...

  • The Art of Dramatic Writingby Lajos Egri

    Touchstone 1972; US$ 16.00

    Amid the hundreds of "how-to" books that have appeared in recent years, there have been very few which attempted to analyze the mysteries of play-construction. This book does that -- and its principles are so valid that they apply equally well to the short story, novel and screenplay. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the... more...

  • Bird by Birdby Anne Lamott

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    "Superb writing advice... hilarious, helpful and††provocative." -- New York Times Book††Review . "A warm, generous and††hilarious guide through the writer's world and its††treacherous swamps." -- Los Angeles††Times . "A gift to all of††us mortals who write or ever wanted to write...††sidesplittingly funny, patiently wise and alternately††cranky... more...

  • Losing the Newsby Alex Jones

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 10.99

    What is wrong with the news? To answer this dismaying question, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex S. Jones explores how the epochal changes sweeping the media have eroded the core news that has been the essential food supply of our democracy. At a time of dazzling technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be lost is the fact-based... more...

  • Bullies, Bastards And Bitchesby Jessica Morrell

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 16.99

    Get to Know Your Character's Sinister Side A truly memorable antagonist is not a one-dimensional super villain bent on world domination for no particular reason. Realistic, credible bad guys create essential story complications, personalize conflict, add immediacy to a story line, and force the protagonist to evolve. From mischief-makers... more...

  • The Gorgon's Gazeby Paul Coates

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00

    The Gorgon's Gaze is an interdisciplinary study of recurrent themes in German cinema as it has developed since the early twentieth century. more...