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Mesopotamia
ISBN: PB: 9780300223354, Yale University Press, July 2018
328 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This captivating book is Serhiy Zhadan's ode to Kharkiv, the traditionally Russian-speaking city in Eastern Ukraine where he makes his home. A leader among Ukrainian post-independence authors, Zhadan employs both prose and poetry to address the disil...
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£12,00
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Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honore Sharrer
ISBN: HB: 9780300223132, Yale University Press, March 2017
176 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm , 125 colour illus.
Honore Sharrer (1920-2009) was a major art world figure in 1940s America, celebrated for exquisitely detailed paintings conveying subtly subversive critiques of the political and artistic climate of her time. This book offers the first critical reass...
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£35,00
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Moses A Human Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300209624, Yale University Press, March 2017
240 pp., 21x14.6 cm , 1 black&white illus.
An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar. No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many...
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£16,00
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At Twilight They Return A Novel in Ten Tales
ISBN: HB: 9780300200713, Yale University Press, January 2017
528 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The powerful and stylistically brilliant saga of a family by one of contemporary Greece's most acclaimed literary masters Zyranna Zateli's ambitious, multigenerational saga is the story of Christoforos, who first weds Petroula, and then Eftha, follow...
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£18,00
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Roman Portraits Stone and Bronze Sculptures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9781588395993, Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2016
296 pp., 29.2x25.2 cm , 395 colour illus.
Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum's renowned collection are fully described, and plac...
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£45,00
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Love Letter in Cuneiform
ISBN: PB: 9780300186970, Yale University Press, May 2016
328 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Set in Czechoslovakia between the 1940s and the 1990s, Tomas Zmeskal's stimulating novel focuses on one family's tragic story of love and the unspoken. Josef meets his wife, Kveta, before the Second World War at a public lecture on Hittite culture. K...
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£12,00
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Aubrey Beardsley A Catalogue Raisonne
ISBN: HB: 9780300111279, Yale University Press, March 2016
960 pp., 29.2x25.4 cm , 100 colour illus., 1100 black&white illus.
This is the first book to bring together the recorded works of the English artist Aubrey Beardsley. Despite his early death from tuberculosis in 1898, at the age of 25, these amount to nearly 1100 completed works of art (plus many related sketches) a...
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£175,00
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Salvaged Pages Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust
ISBN: PB: 9780300205992, Yale University Press, September 2015
536 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This stirring collection of diaries written by young people, aged twelve to twenty-two years, during the Holocaust has been fully revised and updated. Some of the writers were refugees, others were in hiding or passing as non-Jews, some were imprison...
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£19,00
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Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me And Other Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300198409, ISBN: HB: 9780300173161, Yale University Press, November 2013
144 pp., 23.4x13 cm
In this inspired translation of "Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me", Ghassan Zaqtan's tenth and most recent poetry collection, along with selected earlier poems, Fady Joudah brings to English-language readers the best work by one of the most important...
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£13,00
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£25,00
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What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden?
ISBN: HB: 9780300178692, Yale University Press, August 2013
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm , 22 black&white illus.
The Garden of Eden story, one of the most famous narratives in Western history, is typically read as an ancient account of original sin and humanity's fall from divine grace. In this highly innovative study, Ziony Zevit argues that this is not how an...
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£23,00
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