Prime Minister's Literary Awards 2009 Winners
Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men’s Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality
This is a pioneering account of the transnational production of whiteness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A work remarkable for both its international breadth and for its sensitivity to a local particularity,...
House of Exile: The Life and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann
This is a unique work, pioneering a new literary form - the collective biography. This book is a must for all interested in the literary landscape of the 20th century.
The Boat takes us from a tourist in Tehran to a teenage hit man in Colombia; from the city of Hiroshima just before the bomb is dropped to the haunting waste of the South China Sea in the wake of another war. Each story is...
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