A family memoir, an exchange with the author's brother (a philosopher), a meditation on mortality and the fear of death, a celebration of art, an argument with and about God...
Presents a series of stories about women stirred, bothered, or fascinated by men they cannot understand, or understand too well. This book features characters that are haunted by the ghosts...
Looks to areas of the world that are unoccupied and speaks to experts in fields ranging from nuclear physics to archaeology. This book reveals how the natural world would react...
George Green; Lizzy Kremer
Includes advice on perfecting dialogue, plot, and endings, and turn your bright idea into a brilliant novel. This guide gives you an inside track on the art and science of...
H. P. Lovecraft; S. T. Joshi
Contains stories, discarding ghosts and witches and instead envisioning mankind as a tiny outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolent universe.
Tells the story of algebra. This book opens, thirty-eight centuries ago, at the time of Abraham and Isaac. It shows how the invention of algebra was more than the beginning...
J. G. Ballard
J. G. Ballard has been, for over fifty years, one of this country's most significant writers. Beginning with the events that inspired his classic novel, 'Empire of the Sun', in...
What is Life? To answer this question, Denis Noble argues that we must look beyond the gene's eye view. For modern 'systems biology' considers life on a variety of levels...
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Ronald Wilks
Tells stories from the middle period of the author's career - influenced by his own experiences as a doctor. In this title, all the stories feature characters who face madness...
The secret to making money from your fiction writing is not only in the quality of your work but in your approach to the publishing process, and here an industry...
For Oscar Wilde, as for many people, reading could be as powerful and transformative an experience as falling in love. He referred to the volumes that radically altered his vision...
Ted Hughes; Christopher Reid
At the outset of his career Ted Hughes described letter-writing as 'excellent training for conversation with the world', and he was to become a prolific master of this art which...
In the summer of 1940 Britain stood alone as Nazi Germany was swiftly tightening its grip on Europe. Hitler's forces appeared to be invincible, having swept through Poland, Belgium, the...
Celebrating the announcement of the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton, this lavishly illustrated book tells the story of a modern royal romance. This is the ultimate souvenir of...
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A black comedy, set in New England in 1973, by the author of "Garden State". Amidst the worst storm for 30 years, families gather for a party, the highlight of...
Paul Celan; John Felstiner; John...
This volume of work presents a collection of Europe's leading postwar poet, Paul Celan, including previously unpublished writings. Al poems appear in the original and in an English translation on...