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baxter-trautman's picture
Jun.22.2011
The River Within, from Lambda Literary Award nominee, Baxter Clare Trautman, follows three women whose bonds are strained, reforged, and ultimately strengthened as they struggle to choose between the lives they think they should have and the lives they want. 
dorianne-laux's picture
Dec.07.2010
The Book of Men by Dorianne Laux, could just as easily have been called The Book of Empathy, or The Book of Negative Capability, or The Book of Intimate Awareness of Who We Are and How We Got To Be This Way. Whether she is writing about men or women, the powerful or the powerless, the present day...
david-corbett's picture
Feb.17.2010
Roque Montalvo is wise beyond his eighteen years. Orphaned at birth, a gifted musician, he’s stuck in a California backwater, helping his Salvadoran aunt care for his damaged brother, an ex-marine badly wounded in Iraq. When immigration agents arrest his uncle, the family has nowhere else to turn....
michael-g-walling's picture
Sep.29.2009
  It's a simple plan - force the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq by shutting down key US ports. No need for weapons of mass destruction, ordinary explosives easily obtained would do the job.      The complex part is for Coast Guard Lieutenant Mark Fletcher to stop it from happening. Faced with...
shannon-m-cain's picture
Nov.17.2008
"These are the stories from the boots that have been there, those who have walked the flight line those who have locked and loaded a thirty-round magazine and lifted the bodies of the dead. It's crucial that we hear these voices." --Brian Turner, author of Here, Bullet POWDER brings us...
robert-earle's picture
Oct.20.2008
Robert Earle presents the first historical account of the strategic process that sought to reverse the negative consequences of the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq. He offers an insider's details and insights into the early attempts to deal with the Iraqi insurgency and to develop Coalition...
pat-montandon's picture
Mar.03.2008
After an eleven year marriage to a man she loved beyond reason, a beautiful son, living at the top of the economic scale, an unexpected brutal and public divorce ends it all. At age fifty, broke, her son living with his dad and stepmother, Pat Montandon, indeed, rises from...
barack-obama's picture
Jan.12.2008
Ilinois's Democratic senator illuminates the constraints of mainstream politics all too well in this sonorous manifesto. Obama (Dreams from My Father) castigates divisive partisanship (especially the Republican brand) and calls for a centrist politics based on broad American values. His own...
norman-mailer's picture
Dec.27.2007
“Because democracy is noble, it is always endangered. Nobility, indeed, is always in danger. Democracy is perishable. I think the natural government for most people, given the uglier depths of human nature, is fascism. Fascism is more of a natural state than democracy. To assume blithely that we...
pat-montandon's picture
Dec.18.2007
The brutal breakup of Pat Montandon’s seemingly perfect marriage to multimillionaire Al Wilsey and the loss of her son, was the stuff of gossip columnists’ dreams—full of wealth and beauty, cruelty and betrayal. But her headline grabbing divorce and public ridicule led Montandon to a road beyond...