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  • Sale! Rainbow People mc

    Rainbow People
    ( Hardback )

    $14.00 $11.20

    In his final novel, Rainbow People, Nicholas Mosley offers us the distinctly twenty-first-century story of a holy family. Mosley’s Rainbow People is a masterful, powerful book about borders, politics, and hope.

  • Sale! november-final

    ( paperback )

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    Staggering in scope, November is a virtuoso performance—a contemporary take on the classical modernist novel, anatomizing the ways we live, think, and labor: what we’ve lost, and what we’re losing.

  • Sale! Man + Table

    Man + Table
    ( Paperback )

    $16.00 $13.00

    Following his anthologies Man + Dog (2009) and Man + Doctor (2012), Nick Wadley has, with our encouragement, compiled this collection of drawings around the theme of Man + Table. Tracing origins in the childhood world of “under the table,” he enjoys an habitual freedom to follow his nose, exploring predictable and unpredictable aspects of the subject, from the commonplace to the surreal and absurd.

  • Sale! Tunnel of Babel

    Tunnel of Babel
    ( Paperback )

    $14.00 $11.25

    In this sequel to his recent novel God’s Hazard and the theological medita- tions of his classic Experience and Religion, Nicholas Mosley shifts between essay and fiction in his examination of the place of faith in contempo- rary culture. Mosley embraces with cautious optimism the evidence of a growing “thaw” (in fiction, film, and public discourse) regarding the acceptance of religion in the modern world, and presents his own daring contribution to this trend: a story of a modern-day Holy Family formed by a male writer, a woman, and her son of dubious parentage. Taking a stand against both the militant atheism of Richard Dawkins and sectar- ian fundamentalism, Mosley argues for a clear-sighted form of deistic faith based not on unquestioning certainty but on an ongoing reappraisal of truth and ethics.

  • Sale! 978-1-62897-086-9_philoToys

    Philosophical Toys
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    $14.95 $11.96

    Philosophical Toys is a cerebral novel about our relationship to objects, filled with ruminations on sexuality, money, and Luis Buñuel.

  • Sale! Nicholas Mosley, Metamorphosis

    ( Paperback )

    $14.95 $12.00

    Nicholas Mosley’s Whitbread Award-winning novel Hopeful Monsters dealt with the suggestion that if human nature could not be improved by scientific manipulation, perhaps a suitable environment or soil might be prepared into which an appropriate seed for change might fall.

    In Metamorphosis, a humanitarian worker and a journalist in a refugee camp in East Africa discover a newborn child who for some reason gives them the impression it might be just such a seed.

  • Sale! tide

    The Tide is Right
    ( Hardback )

    $19.95 $15.96

    This remarkable novel, suppressed in 1957 and published by Dalkey Archive for the first time, is concerned with a day in the life of a stagnant, aristocratic Scottish family in the 1950s. As the family prepares for its annual Christmas dance, old…

  • Sale! sardine

    The Mystery of the Sardine
    ( Paperback / softback )

    $12.95 $10.36

    When an unknown black poodle inexplicably explodes in philosophy professor Timothy Chesterton-Brown's back yard—paralyzing the professor and killing his guest—the “mystery of the sardine” begins. Its solution will involve such unwitting…