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Girl in Snow: by Danya Kukafka??????? | Conversation Starters

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Girl in Snow: by Danya Kukafka | Conversation Starters

A Brief Look Inside:

EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER

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Mrs. Fletcher: by Tom Perrotta | Conversation Starters

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Mrs. Fletcher: by Tom Perrotta | Conversation Starters

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The Stars Are Fire: by Anita Shreve??????? | Conversation Starters

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The Stars Are Fire: by Anita Shreve | Conversation Starters

A Brief Look Inside:

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The Masters of the Revels and Elizabeth I's Court Theatre

by W. R. Streitberger

The Masters of the Revels and Elizabeth I's Court Theatre places the Revels Office and Elizabeth I's court theatre in a pre-modern, patronage and gift-exchange driven-world of centralized power in which hospitality,...


Why Poetry

by Matthew Zapruder

An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew Zapruder

In Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew...


The Dusty Bookcase

by Brian Busby

Largely drawn from his columns for Canadian Notes & Queries and entries in his popular blog by the same name, Brian Busby's The Dusty Bookcase explores the fascinating world of Canada's lesser-known literary...


Charlotte Brontë

by Amber K. Regis & Deborah Wynne

Charlotte Brontë: legacies and afterlives is a timely reflection on the persistent fascination and creative engagement with Charlotte Brontë's life and work. The new essays in this volume, which cover the...


Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture

by James Paz

Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture uncovers the voice and agency possessed by nonhuman things across Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture. It makes a new contribution to 'thing...


Tasso's Art and Afterlives

by Jason Lawrence

This interdisciplinary study examines the literary, artistic and biographical afterlives in England of the great sixteenth-century Italian poet Torquato Tasso, from before his death to the end of the nineteenth...


Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

by Bruce Handy

An irresistible, nostalgic, insightful—and totally original—ramble through classic children’s literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy.

In 1690, the dour New England Primer...


A Beautiful, Terrible Thing???????: by Jen Waite | Conversation Starters

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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: by Jen Waite | Conversation Starters

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EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER

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Everybody Lies: by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz??????? | Conversation Starters

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Everybody Lies: by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz | Conversation Starters

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Sapiens: by Yuval Noah Harari??????? | Conversation Starters

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Sapiens: by Yuval Noah Harari | Conversation Starters

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Hamlet in Pieces

by Andy Lavender

Three extraordinary productions of Hamlet by three giants of modern theatre.

Peter Brook, Robert Lepage and Robert Wilson have all attempted radical reworkings of Hamlet. This book examines their very different...


Hamlet: A User's Guide

by Michael Pennington

An intensely practical account of the way Hamlet actually works on stage.

Writing with the benefit of inside experience of many productions, actor and director Michael Pennington takes us through Hamlet scene...


Twelfth Night: A User's Guide

by Michael Pennington

'As good a guide to Twelfth Night as you can get' Richard Eyre

This serious yet lively book offers an intensely practical account of the way Twelfth Night actually works on stage.

Drawing both on his inside knowledge...


Taking Stock: The Theatre of Max Stafford-Clark

by Max Stafford-Clark & Philip Roberts

Inside accounts of the making of some of the most influential theatre productions of the last four decades.

Max Stafford-Clark has been at the cutting edge of theatre in Britain for more than thirty years. Taking...


Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonism

by Kenneth Borris

Platonic concerns and conceptions profoundly affected early modern English and continental poetics, yet the effects have had little attention. This book defines Platonism's role in early modern theories of literature,...


Archives of Dispossession

by Karen R. Roybal

One method of American territory expansion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands was the denial of property rights to Mexican landowners, which led to dispossession. Many historical accounts overlook this colonial...


Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer

by Brian A. Smith

Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer is the first sustained treatment of Percy as a political thinker. The book argues that Percy provides a distinctive approach to politics, one that might allow us...