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  • 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...

  • Notes From An Odin Actressby Julia Varley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 37.95

    ?As an actress I sit, speak, run, sweat and, simultaneously, I represent someone who sits, speaks, runs and sweats. As an actress, I am both myself and the character I am playing. I exist in the concreteness of the performance and, at the same time, I need to be alive in the minds and senses of the spectators. How can I speak of this double reality??... more...

  • Touchstones of Gothic Horrorby David Huckvale

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    Gothic cinema, typified by the films of Universal, Hammer, Amicus and Tigon, grew out of an aesthetic that stretches back to the 18th century and beyond, even to Shakespeare. This book explores the origin of Gothic cinema in art and literature, tracing its connection to the Gothic revival in architecture, the Gothic novel, landscape, ruins, Egyptology,... more...

  • Philosophers and Thespiansby Freddie Rokem

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    This book investigates the discursive practices of philosophy and theater/performance on the basis of actual encounters between representatives of these two fields. more...

  • The George Carlin Lettersby Sally Wade

    Gallery Books 2011; US$ 26.00

    A unique illustrated memoir by Sally Wade, the love of George Carlin?s life for ten years, THE GEORGE CARLIN LETTERS: THE PERMANENT COURTSHIP OF SALLY WADE is a collection of never-before-seen writings and artwork by the late great comedian (representing at least 1/3 of the text in the book), woven into Wade?s beautifully told chronicle of the last... more...

  • More Mirth of a Nationby Michael J. Rosen

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.74

    More seriously funny writing from American's most trusted humor anthology Witty, wise, and just plain wonderful, the inaugural volume of this biennial, Mirth of a Nation, ensured a place for the best contemporary humor writing in the country. And with this second treasury, Michael J. Rosen has once again assembled a triumphant salute to one of... more...

  • Speak Up!by Cyndi Maxey; Kevin E. O'Connor

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 7.39

    The insider's guide for women who want to master the art of business, professional, and public speaking Whether speaking one-on-one or one to one thousand, women have specific challenges that can get in the way of their ability to convey ideas and engage an audience. Public speaking professionals Cyndi Maxey and Kevin O'Connor give women the tips... more...

  • The Onion Presents A Book of Jean's Own!by Jean Teasdale

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 7.39

    A few words from the author and eponymous columnist behind The Onion's column, "A Room of Jean's Own," Jean Teasdale: Hi Jeanketeers and Jeanketeers-to-be!! As The Onion's very own Humor and Human-Interest columnist, I've been entertaining readers for 15 years with kooky tales of life with my hubby and our two feline children. Now for the first... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and Moreby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Susan M. Heim

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; US$ 14.95

    This is Chicken Soup for the Soul's first book about the growing world of twins and multiples. Twins, parents of multiples, relatives of twins, or anyone interested in twins, triplets, and more will enjoy these inspirational, humorous, and touching stories . Twins and multiples are all over the news these days. Co-author Susan M. Heim, a well-regarded... more...

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Faithby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Amy Newmark

    Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; US$ 14.95

    Readers will be inspired, amazed, and amused by these stories of faith ? the 101 best stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul?s library on faith, hope, miracles, and devotion. Filled with heartfelt true stories written by regular people, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Faith will amaze, inspire, and amuse readers. Its stories of prayers answered... more...