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Narbonne and its Territory in Late Antiquity: From the Visigoths to the Arabs

by Frank Riess

This work centres on the post-Roman period of Narbonne and its territory, up to its capture by the Arabs in 720, encompassing not only recent archaeological findings but also perspectives of French, Spanish...


The Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays

by Robert Louis Stevenson & Jeremy Treglown

This anthology collects 33 of his finest pieces on diverse subjects.


What Do Women Want?: Essays by Erica Jong

by Erica Jong

Erica Jong's two rules of writing are "never cut funny" and "keep the pages turning." And Jong delivers in these twenty-six essays, coupling frank and risqu? stories about her own life with provocative pieces...


New Approaches to Naples c.1500-c.1800: The Power of Place

by Melissa Calaresu & Helen Hills

Early modern Naples has been characterized as a marginal place on the fringes of the European world. In recent historiography it has often been regarded as a city bypassed by the Renaissance and an emblem of...


Elemental Passions

by Luce Irigaray

First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Best Australian Yarns: and other true stories

by Jim Haynes

An omnibus from Jim Haynes about the true essence of what makes us Australians - our yarns, collected from every walk of life.


Conversations in Tehran

by Jean-Daniel Lafond & Fred A. Reed

This book documents the fall of Mohammad Khatami’s reform movement through candid conversations with Iranian artists, journalists, and political activists.


Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin

by Bruce Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare

"Wonderful...the closest we are ever going to get to a Chatwin autobiography."

-William Dalrymple, The Times Literary Supplement (London)

The celebrated author of such beloved works as In Patagonia and The Songlines...


Something of Myself and Others

by Mary Kenny

‘We are all witnesses of our time, and this is something of a witness to mine.’ Something of Myself and Others is a fascinating collection of articles and reflections on the public and private life of one...


Short Stories from Printers Row, Volume One

by Chicago Tribune Staff

Chicago Tribune's Printers Row: Fiction 2012 is a fiction anthology of 32 short stories and novel excerpts collected from the Chicago Tribune's weekly Printers Row literary supplement. Writers included in this...


An Archaeology of Yearning

by Bruce Mills

The moving story of a father's bond with his autistic son embodies powerful themes of family relationships and human connections.


Earth Songs, Moon Dreams

by Patricia Janis Broder

Earth Songs, Moon Dreams: Paintings by American Indian Women is a celebration of the contributions of Native American women to America's cultural heritage. Focusing on both traditional and modern art and offering...


The Tragic Idea

by Vassilis Lambropoulos, Paul Cartledge & Susanna Morton Braund

We attribute a tragic quality to many things - works, experiences, values, events - but we forget how modern this idea is. This book traces the rise of the tragic idea from early Romanticism to late Modernism....


The Butcher Shop

by Jean Devanny

The Butcher Shop first appeared in 1926. Despite big overseas sales it was banned in New Zealand and later Australia for being disgusting, indecent and communistic – in other words for promoting revolutionary...


Passport to Hell

by Robin Hyde

When journalist Robin Hyde researched and published in 1931 an article on life in Mt Eden gaol, her description of prison life was so convincing that the authorities ransacked records for information on convict...


Fronto: Selected Letters

by Caillan Davenport & Jennifer Manley

M. Cornelius Fronto was a Roman senator from North Africa, and the foremost Latin orator and legal advocate of the mid-second century A.D. Fronto�s talent and fame led to his appointment as tutor to Marcus...


The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories

by Stephen Alter & Wimal Dissanayake

Twenty classic short stories from master writers across the country This superb collection contains some of the best Indian short stories written in the last fifty years, both in English and in the regional...


Poems Containing History: Twentieth-Century American Poetry's Engagement with the Past

by Gary Grieve-Carlson

Poems Containing History: Twentieth-Century American Poetry’s Engagement with the Past, by Gary Grieve-Carlson, argues that twentieth-century American poetry has “contained” and helped its readers to think...


Sacred Monsters

by Edmund White

More than 20 essays-none previously published in book form-by the National Book Critics Circle finalist and author John Irving calls "one of the best writers of my generation." Edmund White is one of our most...


Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990 to 2013

by Bj Ward

BJ Ward, an award-winning poet whose poetry and essays have been featured on National Public Radio and in publications such as The Sun Magazine, TriQuarterly, The Literary Review, and the New York Times, has...