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  • Reporting for Journalistsby Chris Frost

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95

    Reporting for Journalists explains the key skills needed by the twenty-first century news reporter. From the process of finding a story and tracing sources, to interviewing contacts, gathering information and filing the finished report, it is an essential handbook for students of journalism and a useful guide for working professionals. Reporting... more...

  • Scatalogby Balloon Knot Productions; Gary Hallgren

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 10.99

    Tasteful middlebrow reproductions from the National Museum o' Fart Allegedly handcrafted items of a whimsical, organic, suburban-bohemian, high-colonic, holistic nature from New Age catalog Effluvia Tasteless novelties and highly impractical practical jokes from the Ushita catalog Upmarket gadgets and nifty, battery-operated devices from... more...

  • Roseannearchyby Roseanne Barr

    Gallery Books 2011; US$ 15.00

    BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND TELEVISION STAR ROSEANNE BARR IS BACK?WITH A VENGEANCE?AND THE RESULT IS ROSEANNEARCHY. Roseanne Barr is a force of nature. Whether taking the sitcom world by storm, challenging accepted social norms, or battling the wild pigs inhabiting her nut farm in Hawaii, she is not to be trifled with. In this return to the printed page,... more...

  • Hollywoodby Larry McMurtry

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 14.00

    "One thing I?ve always liked about Hollywood is its zip, or speed. The whole industry depends to some extent on talent spotting. The hundreds of agents, studio executives, and producers who roam the streets of the city of Los Angeles let very little in the way of talent slip by." In this final installment of the memoir trilogy that includes Books... more...

  • Visions of Japanese Modernityby Aaron Gerow

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Japan has done marvelous things with cinema, giving the world the likes of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu. But cinema did not arrive in Japan fully formed at the end of the nineteenth century, nor was it simply adopted into an ages-old culture. Aaron Gerow explores the processes by which film was defined, transformed, and adapted during its first three... more...

  • Love and Other Uturnsby Louisa Deasey

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 29.99

    What possessed a young woman to turn her back on all the comforts of city life to travel outback roads in a broken down Mazda (with dodgy airconditioning) with nothing but a laptop and a hair straightener in the glove box? A laughter-filled memoir that proves that love is the best reason to do anything. more...

  • Notions of Identity, Diaspora, and Gender in Caribbean Women's Writingby Brinda J. Mehta

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    Using a unique four-dimensional lens to frame questions of diaspora in the writings of women from Haiti, Martinique, and Guadeloupe, Mehta expands notions of Caribbean identity. more...

  • Sites of Exchangeby Maurizio Ascari; Adriana Corrado

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00

    Crossing borders – both physically and imaginatively – is part of our ‘nomadic’ postmodern identity, but transcultural and transnational exchanges have also played a major role in the centuries-long processes of hybridisation that helped to fashion the vast geographic, political and imaginative container of diversity we call Europe.... more...

  • French and American Noirby Alistair Rolls; Deborah Walker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    A longstanding misconception surrounding the term French noir suggests that the post-war French thriller and film noir were a development of, or response to, a pre-existing American tradition. This book challenges this misconception, examining the complexity of this trans-Atlantic exchange and refocusing debate to include a Franco-French lineage. more...

  • Caribbean Interfacesby Lieven D'hulst

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 103.60

    Contemporary research on Caribbean literature displays a rich variety of themes, literary and cultural categories, forms, genres, languages. Still, the concept of a unified Caribbean literary space remains questionable, depending upon whether one strictly limits it to the islands, enlarges it to adopt a Latin-American perspective, or even grants it... more...