Language and Literature

Picture of I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches.

I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches.

Addis, Ferdie.

These speeches were made by 'priests, poets, peasants, slaves, soldiers, dictators, prime ...

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Threefer: 'ein threefer pour vous?'.

Bolton, Ken.

A collection of poems by Ken Bolton, (a gay, light-hearted bastard), described as 'beautif...

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Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a Slang Lexicographer.

Green, Jonathon.

He is the world's foremost lexicographer of slang. For 30 years he has collected the langu...

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Drawing Conclusions.

Leon, Donna.

Commissario Brunetti of the Venice police is called in when an old lady is found dead in h...

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A Tranquil Star.

Levi, Primo.

We know Levi’s writing from his outstandingly beautiful and moving works on the Holocaust....

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Picture of Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology.

Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology.

Battistella, Edwin L.

What makes a successful apology? This analyses public apologies of presidents, politicians...

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Man of Letters: Dog Rock 3.

Foster, David.

The third and final volume in the Dog Rock trilogy, completing David Foster's comic vision...

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Capital.

Gould, Alan.

Here, both in the poems and the comic opera libretto, Gould shows once more the confidence...

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Picture of The Swarm.

The Swarm.

Kissane, Andy.

In eleven stories, bound together by recurring characters, Kissane creates a fictional wor...

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Picture of The Word Weavers: Newshounds and Wordsmiths.

The Word Weavers: Newshounds and Wordsmiths.

Aitchison, Jean.

Traces the development of journalism from its origins to the present day. She shows how ne...

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Picture of Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica).

Jason and the Golden Fleece (The Argonautica).

Apollonius of Rhodes.

Tells the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with Med...

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Birds and Other Plays.

Aristophanes.

The plays comprise Lysistrata, Assembly-Women

and Wealth

. His plays are exuber...

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Picture of Promiscuous: 'Portnoy's Complaint' and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness.

Promiscuous: 'Portnoy's Complaint' and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness.

Avishai, Bernard.

A perceptive and exuberant assesment of Philip Roth's notorious novel (yes we remember rea...

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Picture of The Keeper of Fish.

The Keeper of Fish.

Salom, Philip.

Alan Fish was writing poetry before his life went dark. His work is seriously beautiful, o...

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Keepers.

Salom, Philip.

Keepers is highly entertaining and serious; there are brilliant flashes and reflections, i...

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Picture of Towns in the Great Desert: New and Selected Poems.

Towns in the Great Desert: New and Selected Poems.

Boyle, Peter.

A significant addition to the corpus of a major Australian poet, these poems make a signif...

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The Well Mouth.

Salom, Philip.

This confirms Salom's reputation as one of Australia's leading poets of imagination and na...

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First Names.

West Simon.

A debut poetry collection which has drawn critical attention from Chris Wallace-Crabbe who...

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The Letters of Samuel Beckett: Volume 2, 1941-1956: Volume 2.

Craig, George et al (eds.).

This second volume opens with the war years, when it was often impossible or too dangerous...

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The Yellow Gum's Conversion.

West, Simon.

These new poems from Simon West centre, for the most part, on landscape: the actual, the f...

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Sea of Heartbeak.

Wicks, Les.

A wild ride across language, personalities and propositions that is ultimately about hope,...

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Picture of Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew.

Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew.

Egremont, Max.

Tells the stories of eleven soldiers and unites their poetry and the history of the war. T...

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Sunset on Santorini.

Foster, David.

A poetic account of a trip by the poet to the island of Santorini. Also known as Thera, th...

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Picture of Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth.

Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth.

Frank, Katherine.

Tells the story of Robert Knox, the man who was Crusoe and of Daniel Defoe, the man who wr...

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