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  • 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...

  • Living Loadedby Dan Dunn

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 14.99

    Dunn's style, like his subject matter, is prototypical Playboy; brash, funny, unapologetically masculine, sex-obsessed, packed with wordplay and self-referential asides?. It was written to be a little informative and a lot of fun, and it succeeds on both counts. In an age when exercise and a low-fat diet has been conflated with virtue, it's refreshing... more...

  • Beyond Cyberpunkby Graham J. Murphy; Sherryl Vint

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This book is a collection of essays that considers the continuing cultural relevance of the cyberpunk genre into the new millennium. Cyberpunk is no longer an emergent phenomenon, but in our digital age of CGI-driven entertainment, the information economy, and globalized capital, we have never more been in need of a fiction capable of engaging with... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • John Hustonby Tony Tracy; Roddy Flynn

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    Years after his death, American filmmaker John Huston (1906-1987) remains an enigmatic and compelling figure. This wide-ranging collection of new essays encompasses a variety of topics relating to Huston's lifestyle, political activities and cinematic legacy. Fresh analyses of such films as Key Largo, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, The... more...