Paperback titles released this October to December

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 Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 43

Edited by Markus Wessendorf

The leading scholarly publication on Brecht; volume 43 contains a wealth of articles on diverse topics and a reconstruction of the two-chorus version of The Exception and the Rule.

Camden House

The Comics Scare Returns

by Terrence R. Wandtke

An examination of the popular horror comics of the 1950s and their re-emergence thirty years later.

RIT Press

Gay Guerrilla

Edited by Renee Levine-Packer and Mary Jane Leach

A compelling portrait of composer-performer Julius Eastman's enigmatic and intriguing life and music.

University of Rochester Press

A Lord Lieutenant in Wartime

by Richard Batten

A study of the British Home Front of the First World War, on a local level, from the perspective of the Lord Lieutenant of Devonshire: the fourth Earl Fortescue.

Devon and Cornwall Record Society


Edited by Simon Gikandi and Ndirangu Wachanga

First-hand accounts of how Ngugi wa Thiong'o's life and work have intersected, and the multiple forces that have converged to make him one of the greatest writers to come out of Africa in the twentieth century.

James Currey