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  • The Hairy Apeby Eugene O'Neill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    One of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape is still as startlingly fresh and innovative as it was when it was first published nearly a hundred years ago. Primal working man Yank feels at home in the harsh but familiar environment of a ship's engine room, but a chance encounter with a wealthy... more...

  • Syllabus of Errors: Poemsby Troy Jollimore

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    . . . we are fixed to perpetrate the species? † † I meant perpetuate? as if our duty? were coupled with our terror. As if beauty † † itself were but a syllabus of errors. Troy Jollimore?s first collection of poems won the National Book Critics Circle Award, was hailed by the New York Times as ?a snappy, entertaining book,? and led... more...

  • Sex, Lies and Book Publishingby Rupert Heath

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 4.36

    Keep your friends close. Keep your enemies closer. Keep your publisher closest of all. If you are interested in being published, you should do all you can to make the publishing business interested in you . But how? You?ve already written a good book, so what else do you have to do to give yourself the edge with agents and publishers? Sex,... more...

  • Nein. A Eric Jarosinski

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 19.99

    Nein. A Manifesto.† is an irreverent philosophical investigation into the everyday that sounds the call to rediscover its strangeness. Inspired by the philosophical aphorisms of Nietzsche, Karl Kraus, Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno, Jarosinski's epigrammatic style reinvents short-form philosophy for a world doomed to distraction. As tenets... more...

  • How Poems Thinkby Reginald Gibbons

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    To write or read a poem is often to think in distinctively poetic ways?guided by metaphors, sound, rhythms, associative movement, and more. Poetry?s stance toward language creates a particular intelligence of thought and feeling, a compressed articulation that expands inner experience, imagining with words what cannot always be imagined without them.... more...

  • Smoteby James Kimbrell

    Sarabande Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    A haunted American South as told by a boy hero In lush and comedic language reminiscent of Faulkner and O?Connor. more...

  • Finding Itby Valerie Bertinelli

    Atria Books 2009; US$ 16.00

    Welcome back to chez Bertinelli, where life is as crazy and comical as ever. In revealing talks with her longtime boyfriend, Tom, Valerie gets even more personal about her inner worries: her maternal anxieties about her son, Wolfie (he's fallen in love and, as she writes, "getting your sex talk from Eddie Van Halen wasn't recommended in any of the... more...

  • Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpitby Stephen Dodson; Robert Vanderplank

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95

    The most curious, funny, insightful, and expressive invectives from more than forty languages-fully illustrated, you miserable misokakku. "Misokkasu": Scum of soya paste. (Japanese) "Tu es um borra-battos.": You s**t in your own boots. (Portugese) "Like a fart in a trance.": A dreamy person who seems at a loss what to do. (Scottish) "A pies ci morde... more...

  • Performing Violenceby Birgit Beumers; Mark Lipovetsky

    Intellect 2009; US$ 20.00

    New Russian Drama began its rise at the end of the twentieth century, following a decline in dramatic writing in Russia that stemmed back to the 1980s. Authors Beumers and Lipovetsky examine the representation of violence in these new dramatic works penned by young Russian playwrights. Performing Violence is the first English-language study of the... more...

  • Transversal Subjectsby Professor Bryan Reynolds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 32.00

    Transversal Subjects proposes a combined theory of consciousness, subjectivity, and agency stemming from analyses of junctures in Western philosophical and critical discourses that have significantly influenced the development of present-day understandings of perception, identity, desire, mimesis, aesthetics, education, and human rights. more...