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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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The Clover House
Boston, 2000: Calliope Notaris Brown receives a shocking phone call. Her beloved uncle Nestor has passed away, and now Callie must fly to Patras, Greece, to claim...
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The old lady's decaying body lay at the foot of the stairs. The police believe it was simply an accidental fall that killed great-aunt Jane. But was it...
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Donovan DeChance is a collector of ancient manuscripts and books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. Over the span of a long life, he has gathered and...
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The Ophelia Cut
WHEN A BRUTAL RAPIST IS MURDERED, A LOVING FATHER STANDS ACCUSED OF THE CRIME. DEFENSE ATTORNEY DISMAS HARDY MUST DEFEND HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW AND OLD FRIEND MOSES...
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The Stubborn Princess
  A beautiful princess with curly hair down to her feet is the stuff of fairy tales, but what happens when the princess tires of the upkeep and stubbornly...
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A Tale of Two Kitties
Diana, a little black cat, is bored. Cyrus, her older and wiser friend, tries to keep her out of trouble, but sometimes it's hard to resist a bit of mischief.
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Interiors
  Vivacious interior designer Amanda Billings is plagued by nightmares but determined to press on as if her ex-boyfriend hadn’t turned her world completely...
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Everybody knows about Peter Pan, the boy who won't grow up, and his magical island paradise, the Neverland. But a world of everlasting childhood seems more like...
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Archaeologist Reed Taylor is called back to his hometown of Simpson Creeks, Kentucky—a town devastated by the collapse of a coal waste dam—to dig into the earth now...
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Annie Finch's Spells brings together her most memorable and striking poems written over forty years. Finch's uniquely mysterious voice moves through the book,...
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