Samuel Beckett referred to Brendan Behan as "the new O'Casey" and yet, despite all his international success, despite his enduring popularity, and perhaps because of his fame (and indeed, notoriety), Behan remains a neglected figure in literary criticism today.
From 1940 to 1954, The Bell was notable as an outspoken liberal voice at a time of political and intellectual stagnation. While primarily a literary magazine, it is now mostly discussed in the context of its hard political criticism. Carson has unearthed a wealth of sources to put The Bell in its social as well as literary contexts. -- .
Eliza Duane Mooney is searching for a boy she has not seen in four years, one of the several children drawn into the war. His fate has been mysterious. It's a walk that will have consequences for many seemingly unconnected survivors. This novel is a tale of war and forgiveness, of strangers in a strange land, of love put to the ultimate test.
An exhaustive update of the 2010 classic that analyzes more countries, revamping the theoretical classification of lobbying regulatory environments and the states found therein. Two key innovations in this edition include: new insights on measuring transparency and accountability of the laws and an easy guide to make or amend a law. -- .