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Wild Dreams of a New Beginning
Wild Dreams of a New Beginning brings together two acclaimed poetry volumes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of our “ageless radicals and true bards” (Booklist). Who...
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Poetry as Insurgent Art
From the groundbreaking (and betselling) A Coney Island of the Mind in 1958 to the “personal epic” of Americus, Book I in 2003, Lawrence Ferlinghetti has, in more...
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Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women
Maya Angelou, the bestselling author of Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now and other lavishly praised works, is considered one of America’s finest poets. Here...
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The Night in Question
One of the sinuous and subtly crafted stories in Tobias Wolff’s collection, begins with a man biting a dog. The fact that Wolff is reversing familiar expectations...
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Wolff electrified critics with his scarifying 1989 memoir, which many deemed as notable for its artful structure and finely wrought prose as for the events it...
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The critically acclaimed adventures of an ex-Goth, ex-straight-girl, ex-lesbian, ex-Catholic schoolgirl on the road in 1990s America.
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In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
Among the characters you’ll find in this collection of twelve stories by Tobias Wolff are a teenage boy who tells morbid lies about his home life, a timid professor...
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The Barracks Thief and Other Selected Stories
The Barracks Thief is the story of three young paratroopers waiting to be shipped out to Vietnam. Brought together one sweltering afternoon to stand guard over an...
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Back in the World: Stories
To American soldiers in Vietnam, “back in the world” meant America and safety. To Tobias Wolff’s characters, Back in the World is where lives that have veered out...
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In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War
In Pharaoh’s Army is Tobias Wolff’s unflinching account of his tour in Vietnam, his tangled journey there and back. Using his old wiles and talents, he passes...
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Walk is the story of a journey taken on foot, a deadly perambulation down the wild coastline of Southern Africa. It started at Lambasi in northern Pondoland and it...
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The Mannequin House
In this intriguing historical mystery, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn investigates one of the strangest cases of his career . . .  London, 1914. Called...
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An Unnecessary Woman
One of the Middle East’s most celebrated voices, Rabih Alameddine follows his international bestseller, The Hakawati, with an enchanting story of a book-loving,...
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The Dark Palace
April, 1914. Against his better judgement, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn is attending the premiere of the new motion picture by notorious Austrian film-maker...
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Wanderville
THE FIRST BOOK IN A HISTORICAL SERIES THAT'S PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE BOXCAR CHILDREN! Jack, Frances, and Frances’s younger brother Harold have been ripped from...
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I'll Stand By You
Written by Elissa Montati with Jennifer Haupt "The saint of Staten Island” (People magazine) shares the inspirational story of how she’s changing the world, one...
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ORIGINAL BLOOD: Gailene's Vow (book one)
Also available for Kindle here. DESTINY IS IN THE BLOOD GAILENE’S VOW is the delicious, but tormenting tale of two women as they become vampires. Gailene must rise...
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Gail had been Alex Krol’s girl since high school. She fell for him before she learned that he risked his life on dirt tracks during the summer months to the delight...
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Lust
A passionate journey through private emotional moments, Diana Raab's Lust voices the pain of loneliness and the heart's yearning for love while transcending the...
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Many people remember Benjamin Franklin as the man who discovered electricity. But did you know that he was bullied as a child? Yes, Ben was bullied by his older...
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