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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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"I love you. The meeting ran late. I want a divorce." One little word, one casual lie, one devastating announcement--and our lives are turned upside down forever...
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Editor Brian Bouldrey (The Genius of Desire, 1993) notes that his goals in this second installment of an annual collection were to "highlight new talent. . ....
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A Slight Trick of the Mind
Mitch Cullin’s engrossing A Slight Trick of the Mind is an original portrait of literature’s most beloved detective, Sherlock Holmes, in the twilight of his...
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The True Sources of the Nile
After a year, central Africa has finally started to feel like home to Anne, a human-rights activist from California. Deeply committed to helping the strife-torn...
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Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja is a singer, in love with Aaron,...
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Red Ant House
Denis Johnson meets Flannery O’Connor in this luminous collection of short stories about the collision of cultures, genders, and generations in the American...
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From Library Journal In his first novel, Cullin takes a look at rural Texas and creates a voice in Willy Keeler that both defies and typifies stereotypes. Willy is...
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Alms for  Oblivion by Bryce Milligan
A 500-line poem that investigates the sources of inspiration, from the origins of the earliest known muses to the nature of mathematical perfection, while...
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Tale of the Teutuls is the authorized insider's look at the Orange County Choppers empire, headed by Paul Teutul, Sr. and his two sons. In addition to great full-...
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The Monterey Jazz Festival celebrates 50 years, and is the longest consecutive running music festival in history. This book features the "art" of Monterey...
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