Paperback titles released this July to September

It’s easy to keep track of the many paperbacks we now publish across our imprints and subjects: we’ll collect them all here and update the list quarterly. Full descriptions, contents and details of eBook editions are just a click away. If you think a particular title might be suitable for adoption on a course you teach please don’t hesitate to contact us – see full details here. Any queries? Just mail [email protected] or [email protected].

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The Blue Stain

by Hugo Bettauer

Translated by Peter Höyng and Chauncey J. Mellor

Afterword by Kenneth R. Janken

A European novel of racial mixing and "passing" in early twentieth-century America that serves as a unique account of transnational and transcultural racial attitudes that continue to reverberate today.

Camden House

Mark Twain under Fire

by Joe B. Fulton

Tracks the genesis and evolution of Twain's reputation as a writer, revealing how and why the writer has been "under fire" since the advent of his career.

Camden House

New Poems

by Rainer Maria Rilke

Translated by Len Krisak

Introduction by George C. Schoolfield

A new translation of Rilke's groundbreaking volume, following the formal properties of the original poems, especially meter and rhyme, as closely as English allows.

Camden House

Remaking Mutirikwi

by Joost Fontein

A detailed ethnographic and historical study of the implications of fast-track land reform in Zimbabwe from the perspective of those involved in land occupations around Lake Mutirikwi, from the colonial period to the present day.

James Currey

Shoplifting in Eighteenth-Century England

by Shelley Tickell

As a new consumer culture took root in eighteenth-century England and shops proliferated, the crime of shoplifting leaped to public prominence.

Boydell Press