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Lost and Certain of It, by Bryce Milligan
From the Introduction, by Sudeep Sen The first work by Bryce Milligan I read was Working the Stone in the mid-1990s. I was moved then by the lyricism of his...
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While trying to make sense of this ever-churning, terror-filled world, poet Justin Chin found himself traveling repeatedly home to Southeast Asia-a region unnerved...
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American Falls: The Collected Short Stories
The stories in this collection range in period, style, and theme from the 1950s to the present, from absurdist to romantic, from childhood innocence to murder and...
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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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Bordertown
Delving into such pastimes as kidnapping, prostitution, drug dealing, robbery, rape and murder, Bordertown is stunning story which combines Gifford’s fictional...
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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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The Stars Above Veracruz
As author Barry Gifford was writing these pieces, he gradually came to realize that what he was creating was a geographical fiction, or a geography of fictions. As...
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The Wild Life of Sailor and Lula
Wild at Heart introduced readers to Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace Fortune, the most sex-driven, star-crossed lovers since Romeo and Juliet. Now they’re back....
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The Cavalry Charges: Writings on Books, Film and Music
Barry Gifford’s diverse interests, varied influences, wide travels, and multitudinous acquaintances have fueled his prolific writing career. In a series of...
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Memories from a Sinking Ship
The coming-of-age novel that Barry Gifford was born to write, Memories from a Sinking Ship recounts a uniquely American childhood and adolescence through a boy’s...
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WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • LONGLISTED FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION’S ANDREW CARNEGIE...
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Emporium: Stories
An ATF raid, a moonshot gone wrong, a busload of female cancer victims determined to live life to the fullest--these are the compelling terrains Adam Johnson...
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Dragon Fae
Seeking to save Cassie from the dark fae, Princess Alicia runs into trouble in the form of dangerous fae seers. A dragon fae, who is different from all the rest,...
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Bound by Danger
Army officer Deidre Roux has hidden her psychic abilities until now. But ominous visions plague her and between the martial arts tactics her twin brother taught...
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A Howl for a Highlander
A Highland Wolf on a Mission... Duncan MacNeill is hell-bent on catching the thief who's stolen the clan's fortune and run off to Grand Cayman Island. Duncan has...
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Taming the Wild Highlander
Edana Chattan senses concerns where people she knows could be in danger. When her brothers warn her they're in trouble, she can't convince her father to listen to...
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What My Mother Gave Me
In What My Mother Gave Me, women look at the relationships between mothers and daughters through a new lens: a daughter’s story of a gift from her mother that has...
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Johns, Marks, Tricks and Chickenhawks
Johns, Marks, Tricks & Chickenhawks: Professionals & Their Clients Writing about Each Other is the follow-up to Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys, the...
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The Same Tapes contains the taped disclosures of Joseph Same; a man who used a false moniker to re-experience events in backward time. And it recounts those events...
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The Same Tapes contains the taped disclosures of Joseph Same; a man who used a false moniker to re-experience events in backward time. And it recounts those events...
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