On the hottest day of the year, Ana Sharma and her mum check in to the Hotel Splendid, a place where bells seem to ring all by themselves, jam pots and milk jugs appear on the breakfast table as if by magic, and things go bump in the night.
In this debut collection, Charles Yu looks at the weirdness of modern life through a variety of contemporary lenses: comic books, video games and corporate... Læs mere
Pared-down, playful and often very funny, Clegg's poetry keeps faith with what is tactile and tangible (moss, leather, bone), distilling plainspoken diction, luminous imagery and a... Læs mere
Wilkinson's classic, Proud Flesh, is a journal of love's intensities and convulsions. Panning across its characters like a camera, this is lyric poetry as film noire, filled... Læs mere
Shout Ha! to the Sky explores history and contemporary life from a Maori person's perspective, and seeks to restore possibilities removed through the forces of colonialism. The poetry is intimate, wry, funny, angry and always loving.
Appearing for the first time in English, Blue Coyote with Guitar and Other Songs, by renowned Mexican poet Juan Banuelos, creates an alternative poetics that... Læs mere
POETRY BANK CHOICE. Mark Waldron's debut collection The Brand New Dark is a book about sex, eyes, eggs, dogs, death and sausages. Funny, dark, disconcerting and moving,... Læs mere
In Michael Murphy's annotated edition of Kenneth Allott's Collected Poems all Allott's previously published work is combined with eighteen new poems, some of which have... Læs mere
Small Press Traffic "Book of the Year 2004". This memoir provides an exquisitely rich exploration of the relation of context to reference, subtext to meaning, back story to... Læs mere
In Mother/Land, Savageau weaves traditional, personal and family stories, with stories of colonization and resistance, revealing a landscape of trees, ponds, rivers and mountains rich in meaning for Abenaki people.
This translation offers to English readers for the first time the splendid verse of imaginary American author Sidney West, created by Juan Gelman, one of the greatest living poets of the Hispanic world.
In a world where everything has many possible explanations, Katy Evans-Bush examines love, loss, art and time itself under a variety of lenses. With humour and... Læs mere
This novel-within-a-novel charts the writing of a story about Richard and Anna, a middle-aged professional couple, who face the biggest crisis of their twenty-five-year marriage when he admits seeing prostitutes.
A boy exiles himself from his family through a shocking act of violence. Years later, having built a new life he returns to try to understand his past. He attempts to reconcile with his family but the closer he gets to them, the more he sets the course for disaster.
This Christmas, the world turns on its head again. What happens when the light gives way to the dark? When mirth turns to murder? When the howls are not from joy? Dead Funny: Encore, a further selection of horror stories from the pens of Britain's best comedians.