New Releases [Febuary 14th, 2010]
Don DeLillo’s new novel arrived this week, Point Omega. In stock from New Directions is the mind bending meta-fictional novella Azorno, from Inger Christensen, famous for her poetry in It and Alphabet. The ground breaking short stories of award winning playwright Ed Bullins, The Hungered One, out of print since the seventies is in stock. Death arrives at a sea-side hotel in this first English edition of Julien Gracq`s jazz-age novel, A Dark Stranger, from Pushkin Press.
Finally in an affordable paperback How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by Pierre Beyard, translated from the French, and with an introduction from Francine Prose. Afterall magazine’s series of book-length essays on a single work of art, One Work, continues with Chris Marker: La Jetée by Janet Harbord. Part encyclopedia part colourful history For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America by John Curl makes for fascinating reading.