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Alexis Pope’s life has come undone. Just when she thought she’d found a life of guaranteed security and comfort, her husband’s death in a sky-diving accident has...
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In this highly anticipated follow-up to White Like Me, activist and educator Tim Wise examines the ways in which institutional racism continues to shape the...
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Tim Wise on White Privilege
In this spellbinding lecture, delivered at Mt. Holyoke College in October 2007, Tim Wise, author of White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son offers...
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From Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Spiegelman, the ideal editor for the Wall Street entry in Akashic's noir anthology series, assembles a stellar cast of 17...
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A Pocket Can Have a Treasure in It
The farm is the perfect place for a little girl's playful - and sometimes surprising - observations of the things found "inside" other things. With...
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Opium6: Go Green! Cover
Featuring stories by Aimee Bender, Aaron Garretson and Thomas Cooper, non-fiction by Benjamin Percy, an interview with Amanda Lear, poetry by Robin Beth Schaer and...
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The Silver Ship and the Sea
Six genetically enhanced children are stranded  as spoils of war on a world that detests genetic manipulation.
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The first interstellar sharship flees an increasingly strange Earth, and is marooned at the wrong solar system.  In order to manufacture the fuel needed to escape...
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Four Summers Waiting
 A Civil War epic that emerges as a love story. This debut novel describes a young woman's determination to help causes she believes in. Caught up in events of a...
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Very sensitive, the subject of feminism to me. Mostly because it's so misunderstood, when in fact it was founded as a means to achieve basic citizenship rights,...
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Christmas! Genesis to Revelation in 100 words a day
Put the whole Bible back into Christmas: Illustrated 100-word Bible stories for each day in December, starting with creation on the 1st, Bethlehem on the 25th, and...
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"By turns pained and playful, deceptively clear and transparently oblique, these poems show a will toward meaning that must find its way through the signs,...
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Every scrapbook tells a story. Memories of friends, family . . .and murder? Mousy housewife Kiki Lowenstein has two great loves: scrapbooking and her young daughter...
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The Last Gift
In 1792, Paris is in flames and the hungry guillotine waits . . . . In The Last Gift, the reader is woven into the fabric of the French Revolution, one of the most...
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Heartland
Heartland is a selection of poems that will appear in Stockholm, SWEDEN this Fall 2009 with the Swedish publisher ARS Interpres.
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House
House is a love affair between the poet and Chile. While making real the struggles of war, becoming an expatriate and the alienation that accompanies the immersion...
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Exiliana
Poetry. In her collection of poetry, EXILIANA, Mariela Griffor expresses her innermost thoughts in words of not her mother tongue in rich, beautiful, passionate...
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How to Bury a Goldfish and other ceremonies and celebrations for everyday life
Co-authored with Virginia Lang this book is an offering of more than 100 new traditions and ritiuals to commemorate and honor special moments and milestones in all...
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Geography of Murder
Jason Zachary is having a really bad day. Waking up from a drugged stupor he discovers he is in bed with a man he's never seen before. A dead man he's never seen...
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Memory of Darkness
Johnny Wager has been a loser all his life and proud of it. But when a West Hollywood twink ends up dead in a hotel room with Wager literally holding the bag, he...
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