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Modest Gifts: Poems and Drawings
An unexpected collection from Norman Mailer—a book of his selected poems and more than 100 of his drawings, most of them never before published. Modest Gifts is...
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On God: An Uncommon Conversation
A towering figure in American literature, Norman Mailer has in recent years reached a new level of accessibility and power. His last novel, The Castle in the Forest...
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Child of the Longest Night
The threshold between late autumn and early winter is the open door for birth, for new life, new time, new light.   As we greet the Child of the returning sun...
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In Transit: Love Poems to the City
In Transit is a collection of poems and prose by Clare Morris, who lives in San Francisco. She and her guide dog, Joy, ride the city's MUNI buses, which provide the...
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A literary dreamscape in which the landscapes of childhood, homelands, bodies, lovers, and desires succumb to whimsy, revision, and denial. With wild grace, Chin...
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A series of locations both familiar and exotic make up the seventeen linked stories in this award-winning debut collection by the New York Times bestselling...
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The Grace of Great Things is an independent take on the nature of creative action, from inspiration to societal impact. It has received special attention for its...
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The Painting
In 1869 Japan, a young woman escapes the confines of her arranged marriage by painting memories of the man she loves on mulberry paper. When her husband, a talented...
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Bachelorhood used to be something young men aspired to. A man alone was a man empowered. But not anymore. As we cross the threshold into the twenty-first century,...
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Terry Gilliam, the director of such fantasies as TIME BANDITS, BRAZIL, and THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN, tells a very different kind of story in TIDELAND....
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KRYMSIN NOCTURNES
Montgomery Quinn is a millenia-old member of a race of metahumans called Olympians, dedicated to unending war against a power-mad cabal of vampires and rogue...
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NOCTURNES in PURGATORY
New Barrington and West Sussex on California's Borrego Bay are bustling modern cities to nearly all their human inhabitants. But behind their daylight facade is a...
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The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts: Easy Exercises to Get You Writing
The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts gives you the inspiration and motivation you need to finish every one of your writing projects. Written by...
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“Doing things by the book” acquires a whole new meaning in Brandon R. Schrand’s memoir of coming of age in spite of himself. The “works cited” are those books that...
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The Wonder Bread Summer
It's 1983 in Berkeley, California. Cut loose by her parents, 20-year old Allie Dodgson is trying hard to make it on her own, attending college on a scholarship and...
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Classic beauty and talented musician, Kate Hansen, is swept off her feet by sophisticated evolutionary biologist, Kenneth Alexander. The two embark on a suxually...
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104 Ways to Starve Your Anger and Feed Your Soul
One cannot look outside oneself to overcome anger. The only way to live an anger-free life is by changing what is in the inside. Most people blame others or...
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Unpretentious, natural beauty, Hannah Ellsworth travels the world only to find love at her back door. Disillusioned with romance she finds solace in remote Fiji....
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Determined to erase the painful, lonely memories of childhood, unbreakable Lola Stocking vows to make a better life for herself. She plots a life path that includes...
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Like the women of the Red Tent, even the daughter of King David lived in a world ruled by men. But this woman was born to break the rules of both men and God in...
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