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After four novels, including the intriguing novel-in-verse Branches (2000) and the bittersweet Cosmology of Bing, Cullin rounds up eight short stories. They...
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Cullin's latest (after The Cosmology of Bing) is a brief but incisive account of a Tucson teacher's descent into the lurid, furtive world of illicit gay sex, which...
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What if you stumbled across someone's diary and there was no one around? Would you read it? Taking this question beyond the hypothetical and neatly eliminating any...
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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
Funny in Farsi is a series of 27 humorous vignettes chronicling my family's immigration to America from Abadan, Iran.  We came here in 1972 when there were few...
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The madcap tales of Robert "Daddy-O" Wade, a Texas renegade photorealist painter, sculptor, and installation artist specializing in massive art displays.
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When Merrill Markoe, successful comedian, two-time author, and four-time Emmy award-winner, looked back at her life's loves, she found a long track record with few...
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Alice Cooper delivers his colorful memoirs in a unique fashion. In addition to his life story as a rock 'n' roll icon, Golf Monster also features the 12 Steps to...
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WhenWeGetHome
"In my family we are all disposable," begins Annie, the winning but troubled narrator of When We Get Home. She has seen her debonair father go through...
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East Is East
Young Japanese seaman Hiro Tanaka, inspired by dreams of the City of Brotherly Love and trained in the ways of the samurai, jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and...
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Fables of Representation:  Essays
A powerful collection of essays on the state of contemporary poetry, free from the stultifying theoretical rhetoric of recent literary history. Hoover's wide-...
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Kids Are Worth It!
(This synopsis describes the 2002 revised version.) The parenting classic, now revised with new chapters, checklists, and information about today's most pressing...
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Parenting Through Crisis
In this companion to her bestselling Kids are Worth It!, parenting educator Barbara Coloroso shows how parents can help children find a way through grief and...
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Just Because It's Not Wrong Doesn't Make It Right
We live in a world where children so often are given the message that the ends justify the means; where harmful, even violent behavior in families, in communities,...
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Extraordinary Evil
From best-selling author Barbara Coloroso comes a timely and essential book about genocide. Through an examination of three clearly defined genocides — the...
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  A powerful new collection from an award-winning poet Robert Wrigley has become one of his generation's most accomplished poets, renowned for his irony,...
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Listening
  Enlightenment, it can be said, is a stringing together of momentary blissful connections. Each of these poems is indeed such a moment. As a book they string...
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  Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, Red Mountain: Birmingham, Alabama, 1965 is the coming of age story of Eddie and Chrissy, young white...
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The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future
  We are in the midst of seismic cultural change. In the old paradigm, priorities are shaped by a mechanistic worldview that privileges whatever can be...
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The Wave was written to answer a question Arlene Goldbard is often asked: You say we are on the cusp of a paradigm shift, a radical change in worldview that...
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On the banks of Lake Drummond, on the edge of The Great Dismal Swamp, there is a tree in the shape of a woman. One dark, moonlit night, two artists met at The Lake...
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