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Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance by Aberjhani and Sandra L. West
Mar.07.2009
The Harlem Renaissance remains exciting, inspiring, and irresistible in the first half of the 21st Century for the same reason that the many people who lived it found it exciting, inspiring, and irresistible in the first half of the 20th Century. Despite the soul-crushing challenges of war, racism...
The American Poet Who Went Home Again
Mar.04.2009
The American Poet Who Went Home Again is a book of creative nonfiction that blends memoir, literary journalism, history, and biography to tell the story of one writer’s rediscovery of his family, his hometown of Savannah, Georgia, and himself. Just like modern literary life, the book expands...
Literary Mama
Feb.19.2009
For mothers who write or aspire to, who find meaning and humor in the demanding but wondrous daily experience of raising children, and who value the sharing of these varied experiences, comes a wonderfully rich compendium by mothers who write — the lively, refined, honest, and witty Literary Mama:...
Writing as a Sacred Path
Feb.17.2009
Much like any spiritual calling, the impulse to write demands courage, dvotion, and a deep sense of purpose. In this inspiring guide, writer and writing coach Jill Jepson explores the connections between the creative life and the spiritual life through diverse sacred practices. Drawing on the...
Healthywords Cover
Feb.07.2009
This book is designed to help answer those key managerial options, strategies and concerns that bear upon the daily working practices of Medical Communication Professionals, serving as a support to those managers and their scientific, marketing and regulatory colleagues who are engaged in the...
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Feb.05.2009
A collection of conversations with some of the foremost stylists and influential fiction writers working today. Authors featured include James Crumley, Elmore Leonard, James Sallis, Ken Bruen, Daniel Woodrell, James Ellroy, Craig Holden and Pete Dexter, among many others. CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION  ...
Jan.13.2009
Essay on Joyce Carol Oates' novel Blonde about Marilyn Monroe as a 1950s working class heroine. Essay argues Oates uses literary techniques of modernism in her novel which is a important comment on both the actress and American culture.
Picture of Me
Dec.27.2008
Celebrate this moment by answering life's most basic question--"Who am I?"--in bite-size pieces. A fill-in book with prompts, checklists, short answers, and places for photos, drawings and doodles, Picture of Me creates a colorful portrait of your present-day life and what makes you tick....
Hogwarts, Narnia, and Middle Earth
Dec.24.2008
     This little book is a think-piece for adult readers who grew up with (or have been captured by) the fantasy worlds of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and J. K. Rowling.  Rob Smith points out general themes in the work of these three authors and matches them to the ancient motifs of the biblical...