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neesha-d-meminger's picture
Dec.22.2008
Samar--a.k.a. Sam--is an Indian-American teenager whose mom has kept her away from her old-fashioned family.  It's never bothered Sam, who is busy with school, friends, and a demanding boyfriend.  But things change after 9/11.  A guy in a turban shows up at Sam's house--and turns out to be her...
oliver-chin's picture
Oct.10.2008
Called a "comics expert" by the San Jose Mercury News, Oliver Chin creates a compelling blend of fact and fiction where a high school class (based in the San Francisco Bay area) grapples with the aftershocks of the catastrophe of 9/11. But their 11th-grade US history teacher...
philip-shenon's picture
Jul.09.2008
In a work of history that will make headlines, New York Times reporter Philip Shenon investigates the investigation of 9/11 and tells the inside story of most important federal commission since the the Warren Commission. Shenon uncovers startling new information about the inner workings of the 9/11...
bill-loehfelm's picture
Jun.08.2008
In Fresh Kills, the murder of John Sanders, Sr. on a New York street corner reunites his estranged and abused children, John, Jr. and Julia. While Julia struggles to keep things together on the home front, Junior, unhinged by his father's death, searches for the killer across the bleak, haunted...
porochista-khakpour's picture
May.14.2008
A wry and haunting first novel from a fresh Iranian-American writer, Sons and Other Flammable Objects is a sweeping, lyrical tale of suffering, redemption, and the role of memory and inheritance in making peace with our worlds. Growing up, Xerxes Adam is painfully aware that he is different—with an...
danny-donovan's picture
Mar.24.2008
Dozens of writers,artists, and creative minds gathered together to send aide during one of America's more trying moments in History. Sept 11th, 2001. With the 100% of the profits raised going to the American Red Cross, 9/11 Emergency Relief was the only tribute book that was allowed usage of the...
clive-matson's picture
Jan.16.2008
As the swords of war are being rattled, an archive of American poets' responses to 9/11and its aftermath has been collected and published in AN EYE FOR AN EYE MAKES THE WORLD BLIND - POETS ON 9/11. Co-edited by Clive Matson and the late Allen Cohen, with a foreword by political...
katharine-weber's picture
Jan.08.2008
By the time she dies at age 106, Esther Gottesfeld, the last survivor of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire, has told the story of that day many times. But her own role remains mysterious: How did she survive? Are the gaps in her story just common mistakes, or has she concealed a secret over the years?...
barry-gifford's picture
Dec.27.2007
Barry Gifford’s spare eloquence considers such diverse topics as his friend Allen Ginsberg’s death, the art of Vermeer, a cowboy wino, and September 11th in this collection of new poems. Delving into themes of love and death, Gifford offers heartbreaking verse such as “You sleep with my soul in...
peter-coyote's picture
Dec.19.2007
Peter Coyote contributed to this anthology edited by Seattle poet and writer Jeff Meyers. The events of September 11th, 2001, their myriad repercussions, and varied and often contradictory responses to them have inspired this collection of West Coast writers’ responses to the terrorist acts. Among...