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ron-kaiser's picture
Aug.11.2009
You wouldn't think being traumatized together would make brothers closer than they ever could have been in a happy family, but that's what happened...
ron-kaiser's picture
Aug.11.2009
You wouldn't think being traumatized together would make brothers closer than they ever could have been in a happy family, but that's what happened...
lisa-yee's picture
May.22.2009
Meet Maybelline Mary Katherine Mary Ann Chestnut, named for two Miss Americas and her mother Chessy's favorite brand of mascara. Chessy teaches the students in her charm school her Seven Select Rules for Young Ladies, but she won't tell Maybe who her real father is -- or protect her from her latest...
g-winston-james's picture
Apr.30.2009
G. Winston James' stories examine the individual, familial, and societal complexities of desire.  Candidly rendered, they unabashedly consider the formation of personal and sexual identity in a world in which the carnal is highly policed, variously dangerous and all too often denied. Shaming the...
gayle-davies-jandrey's picture
Apr.18.2009
It's summer and hell in Tucson, Arizona. Leslie and daughters, Sam and Audrey, have just landed at The Oasis, a seedy motor court along the Miracle Mile, a street notorious for prostitution, drugs, and skin joints. They are at the tag end of everything from money to hope, and so begins their...
dr-barbara-sinor's picture
Jul.27.2008
Gifts From the Child Within brings a refreshing approach to guiding its reader to understanding the initial or underlying basis to their emotional suffering due to past childhood trauma. This recovery book is geared toward both professional and layperson. Its pages are filled with offerings from...
dr-tami-brady's picture
Jul.21.2008
Only 1% of the world's assets are held in the name of women. 70% of people in abject poverty, living on less than $1 per day, are women. Over half the women of this generation do not themselves receive, from either employment or the state, enough to 'get by'. These shocking statistics call to...
debbie-lee-wesselmann's picture
May.16.2008
When Michelle Trutor escapes her violent domestic life for the Wharton home, she plans to write a biography of the deceased matriarch, Caroline.  But Caroline has left a web of riddles as guides to a secretive and nefarious life.  Trutor & the Ballooonist is a playful, engrossing, and...
scott-owens's picture
Feb.12.2008
Nothing prepared me for the immediacy and yet intimacy of the poems in Fractured World.  Nor the  intensely painful revelations about our woundedness and vulnerability, not to mention our despair at being turned into empty vessels by the "game" of a world divided into sides always at war...