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Butterflies Will Come is about the diverse lives of women.  These poems are snapshots of where they've been and where they are going.  It's about life and...
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Science from Sight to Insight
Science from Sight to Insight: How Scientists Illustrate Meaning (with Alan G. Gross, University of Chicago Press, November 2013). In the last two decades,...
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The Beauty of Ordinary Things
From the acclaimed author of the #1 Indie Next Pick LYDIA CASSATT READING THE MORNING PAPER and SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHER comes a powerful new story about our...
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The Cabaret
This captivating book presents a uniquely comprehensive cultural history of cabaret, where the most radical of artists, poets, writers, musicians, and theater...
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Paris Requiem
Paris 1899. The city is a glittering hub of fin-desiecle activity. Theatres and galleries are vibrant with artistic energy. The new metro is under construction,...
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Taking Liberties
A concise and lucid explanation of what religious freedom is and isn't. Increasingly, conservative religious groups are using religious liberty as a sword to lash...
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Adé: A Love Story
In this stunning debut novel, Rebecca Walker turns her attention to the power of love and the limitations of the human heart. When Farida, a sophisticated college...
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Port Tropique
Revolution is simmering in the heat of battered Central American town Port Tropique, where protagonist Franz Hall is an "intellectual Meursault in a paranoid...
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The Roy Stories
For forty years—a Biblical time span—The Roy Stories has been the one continuous unbroken line in the otherwise kaleidoscopic career of one of America’s greatest...
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The End of Eve
At age 39, Ariel Gore has everything she’s always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college...
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Penguin edition of 98 Reasons For Being
An encounter with a nineteenth century psychiatrist and a girl from the Jewish ghetto in Frankfurt who refuses to speak, sleep or eat.
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The Collaborator of Bethlehem -- US paperback cover
The murder of a leader of the Palestinian Martyrs Brigade leads to the arrest of George Saba, a Palestinian Christian accused of collaborating with the Israelis....
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Best Black Women's Erotica 2
“BBWE 2…introduces the reader to a new coterie of black women authors who bear watching as passionate, erotic fire-starters. Samiya Bashir, the new editor,...
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A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time, Beers’ first collection of poetry, is at once an exploration of what it is to grow up in rural America and a treatise for social justice....
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The American Poet Who Went Home Again
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...
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The UFO Phenomenon
Are the lights and strange craft in our skies aliens from other galaxies—or the product of fraud, delusion, or mistaken identity? John Michael Greer—a respected...
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Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance by Aberjhani and Sandra L. West
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...
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Calling All Superheroes The first encyclopedic reference work that profiles superheroes from all companies and in all media, The Superhero Book is the ultimate A-Z...
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While My Guitar Gently Weeps opens with Blacklight guitarist JP Kinkaid at home in San Francisco, and engaged to his long-time lover, Bree Godwin. Blacklight's tour...
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Hugging the Rock
When her mom runs away from home, Rachel is left behind with her emotionally distant father and many questions she cannot answer. Over time, she learns the truth...
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