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The poems in Exodus are modern re-interpretations and psychological explorations of the people and events in the Bible. A central metaphor is the exodus from Egypt...
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Bamboo People
This coming-of-age story is narrated by two fourteen-year-old boys on opposing sides of the conflict between the Burmese government and the Karenni, one of the...
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The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Mesmerizing and illuminating, Alice Hoffman’s The Museum of Extraordinary Things is the story of an electric and impassioned love between two vastly different...
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The Serpent of Venice
Venice, a long time ago. Three prominent Venetians await their most loathsome and foul dinner guest, the erstwhile envoy from the Queen of Britain: the rascal-...
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At no other time in history have lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) relationships and families been more visible or numerous. A Family by Any Other...
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We, Monsters
Mistress Rose is her dominatrix name, at home she is just a mom and a wife. In her past... she has no past. From sugar cookies and private schools in a Silicon...
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Comfortably Numb
When the Emir of Manaar offers Blacklight a huge sum to play a New Year's Eve show in his capital city, he's immediately refused. There are good reasons: the band...
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  Tattoos ... more than a fashion.  Tattoos have become a commonplace fashion statement finding their way onto celebrities, executives as well as soccer...
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Lunch with Fellini, Dinner with Fidel
How did it happen that a middle-class Jewish-American teenager found herself living among the French in post-war Paris? The answer to that question also explains...
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China Photos and Reflections
Available for purchase at Smashwords for $1.99. China Photos and Reflections: A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People,    ...
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Wild Dreams of a New Beginning
Wild Dreams of a New Beginning brings together two acclaimed poetry volumes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, one of our “ageless radicals and true bards” (Booklist). Who...
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Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction
A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in more than a decade....
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Before Columbus Foundation Fiction Anthology: Selections from the American Book Awards, 1980-1990
Since 1976 the Before Columbus Foundation has been devoted to the task of redefining our notion of “mainstream” American literature to reflect this country’s...
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Moor's Last Sigh
The Moor evokes his family's often grotesque but compulsively moving fortunes and the lost world of possibilities embodied by India in this century. His is a tale...
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Salman Rushdie Interviews: A Sourcebook of His Ideas
Pradyumna S. Chauhan collects and annotates published and broadcast interviews with Salman Rushdie to deliver the author's comments about his art and harrowed life...
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Farm: A Year in the LIfe of an American Farmer
Farm lyrically recounts a year in the lives of Tom and Sally Bauer, solid Midwesterners who work the bottomlands of the Missouri River to grow “a harvest few city...
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The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 3)
This is the third book in the horrifically popular A Series of Unfortunate Events. Are you still there? No? Good. Oh heavens, you’re back. That heart palpitation is...
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Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid
Life is a turbulent journey, fraught with confusion, heartbreak, and inconvenience. Unfortunately, this book will not help. Instead, this book of wit and wisdom...
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Love in the Days of Rage
“The more I make love, the more I want revolution; the more I make revolution, the more I want to make love.” In Paris, in May of 1968, revolution, and love are...
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Baby Do My Banking
Are you a parent? Have your finances become a chore? Perhaps you should hand over those onerous fiscal responsibilities to someone with a little more time on their...
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