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The Haunted Mansion Project Year Two
In the fall of 2012, seventeen horror writers and artists met in Northen California to spend four days together in a haunted mansion. Ten of them were survivors of...
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Too Cruel, Not Unusual Enough
A collection of essays about serving life without parole by prisoners (and some others), and about how life without parole really is the death penalty.
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Google Semantic Search
Breakthrough “semantic search” techniques are already transforming Google™’s search results.  If you want to be found, yesterday’s SEO techniques won’t cut it...
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Kaua'i Kids in Peace and War
You could call Kaua'i Kids in Peace and War the Hawai'i version of The Dangerous Books for Boys and Girls because it describes a kid's barefoot adventures on the...
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Foolish Hearts: Gay Romance
In the age of online dating, one night hook-ups, and getting dumped via text, it seems like romance has left the building. Best-selling authors and die-hard...
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The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes
A man wakes up naked and cold, half-drowned on a deserted beach. Nearby is an empty BMW. Inside he finds clothes that fit perfectly, shoes for his feet, a Rolex,...
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Brilliance
In Wyoming, a little girl reads people's darkest secrets by the way they fold their arms.  In New York, a man sensing patterns in the stock market racks up $...
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Imagine an alternate history in which the United States fails to enter World War II in time to help the Allies defeat the Tripartite before Germany becomes too...
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Haffling
HAFFLING, set in Manhattan, is the story of sixteen year old Alex Nevus, his little sister Alice, and his mentally ill mother, Marilyn.  Alex is a brilliant...
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Robert Porter is enjoying the fruits of success: a best-selling detective novel featuring a hard-nosed detective circa 1947 named Joe January, and a lucrative...
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Wyoming
A woman and her young son travel by car through the southern and Midwestern United States in this heartbreakingly spare novel-in-dialogue. As the mother drives, she...
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Do the Blind Dream?: New Novellas and Stories
The author of Wild at Heart and Night People reaches the height of his powers in Do the Blind Dream?, navigating with ease the new, more fragmented, imaginative...
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Night People
Gifford (Wild at Heart) never shies away from confrontational fiction even when it strains credulity. Yet these four well-wrought, linked novellas, all dealing with...
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The Rooster Trapped in the Reptile Room: A Barry Gifford Reader
“Everything I have to say about race and religion and politics is in the novels,” declares Barry Gifford. The Rooster gathers generous portions of all thirteen...
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Out of the past: Adventures in Film Noir
For a tour of noir cinema this handbook is the perfect companion and Barry Gifford is an ideal guide. His choice selection of films exposes the menacing, moody, and...
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Las Vegas, 1994. The Prices are introduced by Viola, the family’s matriarch: Her husband, Cecil, and their four adult kids, scattered across the country, seem...
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Mama
Mildred Peacock is the touch, funny, feisty heroine of Mama, a survivor who’ll do anything to keep her family together. In Mildred’s world, men come and go as...
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Disappearing Acts
He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile. She was pretty and independent, petite and not too skinny, just his...
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Waiting to Exhale
From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes the contemporary classic of women, triumph, revenge, and comradeship in a special new trade edition....
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Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor
There may be no funnier species in the literary universe than a Southern writer on a roll. The richest vein of American humor - the broadest, the earthiest, the...
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