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kevin-james-hearle's picture
Feb.05.2008
All places are complicated, because what one becomes depends on them, but I think poets who are native Californian's have bewildering ironic relationships to the place, and not just because California has changed. It's that there are references so strange, so odd, one feels he couldn't explain...
mary-roach's picture
Jan.31.2008
or 2,000 years, cadavers---some willingly, some unwittingly---have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating, ennobling account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and, in so doing, tells the engrossing story of our bodies...
jeff-biggers's picture
Jan.30.2008
Few regions in the United States confound and fascinate Americans like Appalachia, and yet no other region has been so misrepresented by the mass media. With humor, intelligence, and clarity, Jeff Biggers's groundbreaking work shows how a remarkable procession of innovators from the hills of...
jeanne-powell's picture
Jan.24.2008
Prose poems, flash fiction and 20 pages of haiku by author, along with 12 drawings by Q. R. Hand Jr. Collection includes prize-winning poems: "Next Time," "If the Shoe Fits," and "Making Amends." May order from Bird & Beckett Books (see Web link). After February...
jeanne-powell's picture
Jan.24.2008
collected poems from the 1990s; a reprint of February Voices, Cadences and Tangerine Dance in one volume
jeanne-powell's picture
Jan.24.2008
contemporary American poetry, with b/w photographs by Susan Chau. several of these poems are reprinted in the book, WORD DANCING, published 2008. 
jeanne-powell's picture
Jan.24.2008
first poems, with b/w photographs by Clarence Towers. first edition in 1994 by Jukebox Press and second edition in 1996 by Meridien PressWorks. several of these poems are reprinted in the book, WORD DANCING, published 2008. "She writes...with the honesty of a survivor and the elegance of a...
danielle-trussoni's picture
Jan.18.2008
One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year From her charismatic father, Danielle Trussoni learned how to rock and roll, outrun the police, and never shy away from a fight. Spending hour upon hour trailing him around the bars and honky-tonks of La Crosse, Wisconsin, young...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jan.17.2008
An inspiring, foundational book that defines the burgeoning field of community cultural development. Through personal stories, rousing accounts, detailed observation and histories, Arlene Goldbard describes how communities express and develop themselves via the creative arts. This comprehensive,...
mary-akers's picture
Jan.16.2008
Andrew Bienkowski was five when, exiled with his immediate family, he watched his grandfather starve to death so they could survive. Reminiscent of Viktor Frankel’s great classic, Man’s Search for Meaning, this extraordinary book melds the unfolding story of survival against the odds with the...