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  1. Havel

    Havel: Unfinished Revolution [Paperback]

    David Gilbreath Barton (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780822966777
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This is the story of a man who tried to resurrect the spirit of democratic life. He was born into a time of chaos and absurdity, and he took it as his fate to carry a candle into the night. This is his story and the story of many others, the write... .... Learn More
  2. Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon

    Hans Christian Andersen – A Cultural Icon [Hardback]

    Anne Klara Bom (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9788772190174
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Hans Christian Andersen is an cultural icon. But what is an icon exactly? And how did Hans Christian Andersen become one? In Denmark and abroad. This book looks into the different meanings and uses of the word icon and into the making of the cultu... .... Learn More
  3. The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories

    The Prince of Mournful Thoughts and Other Stories [Paperback]

    Caroline Kim (Author)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9780822966746
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Winner of the 2020 Drue Heinz Literature Prize

    Exploring what it means to be human through the Korean diaspora, Caroline Kim’s stories feature many voices. From a teenage girl in 1980’s America, to a boy growing up in the... .... Learn More
  4. Film's First Family

    Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos [Paperback]

    Terry Chester Shulman (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813151946
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Scandal, adultery, secret marriages, celebrity, divorce, custody battles, suicide attempts, and alcoholism - the trials and tribulations of the Costellos were as riveting as any Hollywood feature film. Written with unprecedented access to the fami... .... Learn More
  5. Changing the Game

    Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing [Paperback]

    Jim Host (Author); Eric A. Moyen (Other)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813180427
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Many Kentuckians and fans of intercollegiate athletics are familiar with the name Jim Host. As founder and CEO of Host Communications, he was the pioneer in college sports marketing. Host's prevailing innovation in collegiate sports was the concep... .... Learn More
  6. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood

    Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood [Paperback]

    Robert S. Birchard (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813180519
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Cecil B. DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies were... .... Learn More
  7. Silas House

    Silas House: Exploring an Appalachian Writer's Work [Hardback]

    Sylvia Shurbutt (Editor); Adam Booth (Other); Denise Giardina (Author); David O. Hoffman (Other); Maurice Manning (Other)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780813181127
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Silas House is a beloved and celebrated Kentucky author, music journalist, and activist who has focused nearly all his work on Appalachia and its culture. His groundbreaking writings across genres have captured and catalogued Appalachian life whil... .... Learn More
  8. Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It [Hardback]

    Eve Golden (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780813180953
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The first definitive biography of tragicomic sex symbol Jayne Mansfield, one of the most colorful and eccentric movie stars of the 1950s-60s. The book examines both her life and her career, detailing her movie, TV and stage work, as well as her dr... .... Learn More
  9. The Brief, Madcap Life of Kay Kendall

    The Brief, Madcap Life of Kay Kendall [Paperback]

    Eve Golden (Author); Kim Kendall (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780813180731
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Comedic film actress Kay Kendall, born to a theatrical family in Northern England, came of age in London during the Blitz. After starring in Britain's biggest cinematic disaster, she found stardom in 1953 with her brilliant performance in the low-... .... Learn More
  10. Nothing Special

    Nothing Special: The Mostly True, Sometimes Funny Tales of Two Sisters [Hardback]

    Dianne Bilyak (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819580283
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    A memoir about disability and siblinghood that is honest and hilarious.

    Nothing Special is a disarming tale of two sisters growing up in the 1970s in suburban Connecticut. Older sister Chris, who has Down's Syndrome, is an extrovert with ... .... Learn More

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