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  • Simply by Sailing in a New Directionby Terry Sturm; Linda Cassells

    Auckland University Press 2017; US$ 49.99

    Simply by sailing in a new direction You could enlarge the world. – 'Landfall in Unknown Seas' hang on to your hands anything can happen – 'Two Pedestrians with One Thought' Allen Curnow (1911–2001) is widely recognised as one of the most distinguished poets writing in English in the second half of the twentieth century. From Valley of Decision... more...

  • Difficult Womenby David Plante; Scott Spencer

    New York Review Books 2017; US$ 16.95

    David Plante's dazzling portraits of three influential women in the literary world, now back in print for the first time in decades. Difficult Women presents portraits of three extraordinary, complicated, and, yes, difficult women, while also raising intriguing and, in their own way, difficult questions about the character and motivations of... more...

  • It's Too Late Nowby A. A. Milne

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 5.42

    A.A Milne, with his characteristic self-deprecating humour, recalls a blissfully happy childhood in the company of his brother and best friend, Ken, and writes with touching affection about his father who he adored and who died when Milne was only 12. From Westminster School he won a scholarship to Cambridge University where he edited the university... more...

  • The World Broke in Twoby Bill Goldstein

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 23.99

    A revelatory narrative charting the lives and works of legendary authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism 'The world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts,' the American author Willa Cather once wrote. Yet for Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence, 1922... more...

  • Goodbye Christopher Robinby Ann Thwaite; Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 12.22

    Goodbye Christopher Robin: A.A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh is drawn from Ann Thwaite’s acclaimed biography of A. A. Milne, one of the most successful English writers ever, and the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, and of Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Christopher Robin. But the fictional Christopher Robin was based on Milne’s own son. This... more...

  • The World of Laura Ingalls Wilderby Marta McDowell

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 21.95

    Lushly illustrated with beloved images and quotations from the Little House series, The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder , by New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell, examines and celebrates Wilder’s unique relationship with the American frontier. more...

  • The Book of Separationby Tova Mirvis

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 23.88

    The memoir of a woman who leaves her faith and her marriage and sets out to navigate the terrifying, liberating terrain of a newly mapless world more...

  • The Man Who Invented Christmas (Movie Tie-In)by Les Standiford

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 16.00

    As uplifting as the tale of Scrooge itself, this is the story of how Charles Dickens revived the signal holiday of the Western world. Soon to be a major motion picture. Just before Christmas in 1843, a debt-ridden and dispirited Charles Dickens wrote a small book he hoped would keep his creditors at bay. His publisher turned it down, so Dickens... more...

  • Stan Leeby Bob Batchelor

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 21.99

    This first true biography of Stan Lee is an eye-opening look at a pop culture visionary. This book traces Lee's life—from his Depression-era childhood to his years as a teen editor and ultimately to his triumphs as the genius behind some of the most beloved characters in pop culture history, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, and Thor. more...

  • Roller Coaster Diariesby João Rosa de Castro; João Rosa de Castro

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 29.00

    Finally, the Diary Book, where we find the author’s everyday life, his particularities and reflections that colours the happenings of his daily life. What to say about this writing that many times seems to be unreal for the reader, but that in João Rosa de Castro’s experience appears to have much meaning? The reader is not up to decipher the enigmas... more...