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Burns Night: A Freestyle Guide

by Boyd Baines

Planning to party on Burns Night this year? Find out what to expect, or learn something new about Scotland’s most celebrated citizen. Sort out your sonsie faces from your chapman billies, get your playlist...


Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer

by Alastair Panton & Victoria Panton Bacon

Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer is a vivid and lyrical memoir of life as an RAF reconnaissance pilot in France during the hellish summer of 1940. It brings to life the fear, loneliness and pain that Alastair Panton...


On Poets and Others

by Octavio Paz & Michael Schmidt

The Nobel Prize–winning poet and man of letters Octavio Paz was also a brilliant reader of other writers, and this book selects his best critical essays from over three decades. In the sixteen pieces collected...


Letters to Kurt

by Eric Erlandson

A poetic elegy for Kurt Cobain from the man who created the band Hole with Cobain's wife Courtney Love.


The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories

by Ralph Maud

A selection of the best stories by Henry W. Tate (d. 1914), an important Tsimshian informant to ethnographer Franz Boas.


The Red Door: The Complete English Stories 1949-76

by Iain Crichton Smith & Kevin MacNeil

When the breathing got worse he went into the adjacent room and got the copy of Dante. All that night and the night before he had been watching the dying...When a mirror was required to be brought she looked...


The Black Halo: The Complete English Stories 1977-98

by Iain Crichton Smith & Kevin MacNeil

The house was extraordinarily peaceful as if by an act of will I had banished all the fertile ghosts. It had an unearthly calm as if I were floating on a dumb sea of solitude. I found myself humming to myself...


Cover Stories: Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller: Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller

by Michael Denning

First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history...


Viewing the Islamic Orient: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century

by Pallavi Pandit Laisram

The Islamic Orient studies the travel accounts of four British travelers during the nineteenth century. Through a critical analysis of these works, the author examines and questions Edward Said's concept of...


The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

by Catherine Millet

A window into a life of insatiable desire and uninhibited sex - this is Parisian art critic Catherine M.'s account of her sexual awakening and her unrestrained pursuit of pleasure.

From the glamorous singles...


The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire

by Mirra Ginsburg

This famous collection of Soviet satire from 1918 to 1963 devastatingly lampoons the social, economic, and cultural changes wrought by the Russian Revolution. Among the seventeen bold and inventive comic writers...


Edgar Allan Poe: The Selected Works

by Running Press

This entertaining anthology includes four of Edgar Allan Poe’s most popular tales of terror (The Masque of the Red Death, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Black Cat) and a selection of...


Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare

Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read...


Griffith REVIEW 45: The Way We Work

by Julianne Schultz

How does work shape our values, our citizens, cultures and communities? As our work changes, how will it change us? How does the blurring of work and leisure through 'access anywhere' technology affect our attitudes...


Wilfred Owen: Selected Poetry and Prose: Selected Poetry and Prose

by Jennifer Breen

First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen's poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces...


Twentieth Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body

by Gill Plain

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs & John D. Batten

Originally published in 1892, this beautifully written collection of Celtic fairy tales is bound to enrapture. Filled to the brim with, as Joseph Jacob says, “both the best, and the best known folk-tales of...


Meanwhile: The Critical Writings of bpNichol

by bp Nichol & Roy Miki

Meanwhile comprises a substantial collection of bpNichol’s critical writing from the mid-1960s to the year of his death, 1988.


The South at Work: Observations from 1904

by William Garrott Brown & Bruce E Baker

In 1904 William Garrott Brown traveled the American South, investigating the region's political, economic, and social conditions. Using the pen name "Stanton," Brown published twenty epistles in the Boston Evening...


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