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  • Queer: A Graphic History

    series Graphic Guides
    'Queer: A Graphic History Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender' ViceActivist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Jules Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Great Tradition

    George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad

    by F. R. Leavis ...
    'The great English novelists are Jane Austen, George Eliot, Henry James and Joseph Conrad.'So begins F. R. Leavis's most controversial book, The Great Tradition, an uncompromising critical-polemical survey of English fiction, first published in 1948. Leavis makes his case for moral seriousness as the necessary criterion for an author's inclusion in any list of the finest novelists. In the course ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Two Noble Kinsmen

    'The Two Noble Kinsmen' by William Shakespeare is believed to be his final play before his retirement and is usually attributed jointly to John Fletcher and William Shakespeare. In this tragicomedy play, two cousins and best friends Palamon and Arcite have been imprisoned and have stoically accepted their fate. However, their friendship is instantly destroyed when they see Princess Emilia from the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

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  • The Ultimate Discworld Companion

    The absolute, comprehensive, from Tiffany Aching to Jack Zweiblumen guide to all things Discworld, fully illustrated by Paul Kidby.The Discworld, as everyone knows, is a flat world balanced on the back of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the shell of the giant star turtle, the Great A'Tuin, as it slowly swims through space.It is also the global publishing phenomenon with sales of over 70 ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Little Virtues

    The award-winning author reflects with lyricism and wit on themes ranging from the everyday to the tragic, from teaching children to life in Fascist Italy.In this collection of her finest and best-known short essays, Natalia Ginzburg explores both the mundane details and inescapable catastrophes of personal life with the grace and wit that have assured her rightful place in the pantheon of classic ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays

    **2022 Whiting Award Winner for NonfictionFinalist • National Book Critics Circle Award (Criticism)Best Books of the Year: TIME, Kirkus Reviews"This is a very smart and soulful book. Jesse McCarthy is a terrific essayist." —Zadie SmithA supremely talented young critic’s essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap, herald the arrival of a major new voice in American letters.**Ranging ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Darker Side of Western Modernity

    Global Futures, Decolonial Options

    series Latin america otherwise: languages, empires, nations
    During the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, coloniality emerged as a new structure of power as Europeans colonized the Americas and built on the ideas of Western civilization and modernity as the endpoints of historical time and Europe as the center of the world. Walter D. Mignolo argues that coloniality is the darker side of Western modernity, a complex matrix of power that has been created and ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Psalm

    Translated by Julia Shmatko ...
    Psalm is a famouse short story of ukraіnian wrighter Mikhail Bulgakov.Bulgakov was a Soviet playwright, novelist, and short story writer best known for his humor and penetrating satire. Because of their realism and humor, Bulgakov's works enjoyed great popularity, but their trenchant criticism of Soviet mores was increasingly unacceptable to the authorities. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Moscow Settings

    Translated by Julia Shmatko ...
    Moscow Settings is a famouse short story of ukraіnian wrighter Mikhail Bulgakov.Bulgakov was a Soviet playwright, novelist, and short story writer best known for his humor and penetrating satire. Because of their realism and humor, Bulgakov's works enjoyed great popularity, but their trenchant criticism of Soviet mores was increasingly unacceptable to the authorities. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Seance

    Translated by Julia Shmatko ...
    Seance is a famouse short story of ukraіnian wrighter Mikhail Bulgakov.Bulgakov was a Soviet playwright, novelist, and short story writer best known for his humor and penetrating satire. Because of their realism and humor, Bulgakov's works enjoyed great popularity, but their trenchant criticism of Soviet mores was increasingly unacceptable to the authorities. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Beer Story

    Translated by Julia Shmatko ...
    The Beer Story is a famouse short story of ukraіnian wrighter Mikhail Bulgakov.Bulgakov was a Soviet playwright, novelist, and short story writer best known for his humor and penetrating satire. Because of their realism and humor, Bulgakov's works enjoyed great popularity, but their trenchant criticism of Soviet mores was increasingly unacceptable to the authorities. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!Waiting for Godot is one of Samuel Beckett’s most famous plays. It shows how Vladimir and Estragon wait for a mysterious character called Godot. Nothing happens aside from the dialogue between the two protagonists, yet the implications of this very successful play are numerous.Find out everything you need to know about ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Salvage Work

    U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

    by Angela Naimou ...
    Salvage Work examines contemporary literary responses to the law’s construction of personhood in the Americas. Tracking the extraordinary afterlives of the legal slave personality from the nineteenth century into the twenty-first, Angela Naimou shows the legal slave to be a fractured but generative figure for contemporary legal personhood across categories of race, citizenship, gender, and labor. ... Read more

    $26.99 USD

  • 自轉公轉 【直木獎得主山本文緒三大獎最後遺作;新海誠、林真理子、村山由佳等名家感動推薦!】

    by 山本文緒 ...
    Translated by 葉韋利 ...
    series 木曜文庫
    書店店員最想賣的書!2021本屋大賞TOP5❖榮獲中央公論文藝獎❖❖榮獲島清戀愛文學獎❖直木獎、吉川英治文學新人獎得主──睽違七年全新長篇傑作──**  工作、家庭、戀人全都搖搖欲墜  人生只想躺平的我錯了嗎?  腦袋裡只想著自己不行嗎?  最擅長描寫女性心理的直木獎暢銷作家  寫給這世代的溫柔物語****  焦灼、不安,彷彿孤獨地活在人生的半裸狀態**  原本在東京服飾公司任職的與野都,為了照顧生病的母親回到茨城縣老家,在地方商場當起了約聘人員。32歲的小都每天看著當地名勝大佛通勤,可是生活對她一點也不佛系:好友一個個結婚、找到好歸宿,自己卻得繞著身體出狀況的雙親打轉;公司複雜的人際互動及對職涯的迷惘也讓她疲憊不堪。  這時,在壽司店打工的男子羽島貫一走入她的生活。貫一擅長料理、性格坦率溫柔,但小都對於工作和收入不穩定的男友缺乏安全感,婚姻生活似乎愈來愈遙不可及。... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • How Fiction Works

    by James Wood ...
    In the tradition of E. M. Forster's Aspects of the Novel and Milan Kundera's The Art of the Novel, James Wood's How Fiction Works is a scintillating study of the magic of fiction--an analysis of its main elements and a celebration of its lasting power.Here one of the most prominent and stylish critics of our time looks into the machinery of storytelling to ask some fundamental questions: What do ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Salterton Trilogy Omnibus

    series Salterton Trilogy
    Available in one volume, all three books of the award-winning Salterton Trilogy: Tempest-Tost, Leaven of Malice, and A Mixture of Frailties.Visit the quaint town of Salterton, Ontario, and the enigmatic lives of those who inhabit it . . .Tempest-Tost. An amateur production of The Tempest provides a colorful backdrop for a hilarious look at unrequited love. Mathematics teacher Hector Mackilwraith, ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

  • The Man Who Had All the Luck

    by Arthur Miller ...
    The forgotten classic that launched the career of one of America's greatest playwrightsA Penguin ClassicIt took more than fifty years for The Man Who Had All the Luck to be appreciated for what it truly is: the first stirrings of a genius that would go on to blossom in such masterpieces as Death of a Salesman and The Crucible. Infused with the moral malaise of the Depression era, the parable-like ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • A Saint Is Born in Chima

    A Novel

    Translated by Thomas E. Kooreman ...
    When the paralyzed cripple Domingo Vidal is rescued unsinged from a burning house, the people of Chima believe they have witnessed a miracle. Domingo becomes their patron "saint," and tales of his miracles multiply. Domingo makes the rains come, cures the blind and lame, and swells barren wombs with new life. But is Domingo really a saint, or is he a pagan idol? Padre Berrocal calls the people ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Promise Me A Miracle Box Set

    A rescue mission. A groom gone AWOL. A wedding at risk.When “The Fixer” Alejandro ‘Dro’ Reyes vanishes on assignment, the Kings must do everything in their power to help one of their own make it to the altar on time.Counting down the hours, five men and women stand by their promise to give the bride and groom the holiday wedding of their dreams. And when they give their word, they keep it. No ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

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  • Vita Sexualis

    A Novel

    by Ogai Mori ...
    Translated by Sanford Goldstein, Kazuji Ninomiya ...
    This classic and controversial work of Japanese literature presents a rare look at Meiji-ara Japanese sexuality.Though banned three weeks after its publication in 1909, Vita Sexualis is far more than a prurient erotic novel. The narrator, a professor of philosophy, wrestles with issues of sexual desire, sex education, and the proper place of sensuality. He tells the story of his own journey into ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Lincoln Lawyer

    A Mysterious Profile

    series Mysterious Profiles
    The #1 New York Times–bestselling author tells the origin story of LA defense attorney Mickey Haller.In this concise, absorbing account, Michael Connelly reveals the work—and the strokes of luck—that contributed to his creation of the character Mickey Haller, the subject of multiple bestselling novels as well as the hit Netflix series. He reveals the lawyers, both fictional and real-life, who ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • To Heaven and Back: A Doctor's Extraordinary Account of Her Death, Heaven, Angels, and Life Again: A True Story by Mary C. Neal M.D. Summary & Study Guide

    by BookRags ...
    This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Foreign Agent: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series) by Brad Thor | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    Foreign Agent: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series) by Brad Thor | Conversation StartersA Brief Look Inside:EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,and the characters and its world still live on.Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into th... ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Grey Bees

    by Andrey Kurkov ...
    Translated by Boris Dralyuk ...
    With a warm yet political humor, Ukraine’s most famous novelist presents a balanced and illuminating portrait of modern conflict.Little Starhorodivka, a village of three streets, lies in Ukraine's Grey Zone, the no-man's-land between loyalist and separatist forces. Thanks to the lukewarm war of sporadic violence and constant propaganda that has been dragging on for years, only two residents remain ... Read more

    $12.99 USD