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Bringing New York State to the world ... and the world back home.
Excelsior Editions
Bringing New York State to the world ... and the world back home.
An imprint of SUNY Press, Excelsior Editions features affordable books of interest to all.
Excelsior Editions showcases the vibrant history and culture of New York and
surrounding states while at the same time making available noteworthy and
essential popular books, both classic and contemporary.
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Popovers and Candlelight
Popovers and Candlelight (November 2018)
Patricia Murphy and the Rise and Fall of a Restaurant Empire
Marcia Biederman - Author

 
 
Angry Rain
Angry Rain (October 2018)
A Brief Memoir
Maurice Kenny - Author
Derek C. Maus - Edited and with an introduction by

 
 
Hell Gate
Hell Gate (October 2018)
A Nexus of New York City’s East River
Michael Nichols - Author

 
 
Years I Walked at Your Side
Years I Walked at Your Side (October 2018)
Selected Poems
Mordechai Geldman - Author
Tsipi Keller - Selected, translated, and with an introduction by
Ruth Kartun-Blum - Introduction

 
 
The Moving of the Water
The Moving of the Water (September 2018)
Stories
David Lloyd - Author

Stories anchored in the Welsh American immigrant experience.

David Lloyd’s The Moving of the Water is the first work of fiction to draw from—and recreate—the Welsh American immigrant experience. Anchored in the community of first, second, and third generation Welsh Americans in Utica, New York, during the 1960s, the stories delve into universal concerns: identity, home, religion, language, culture, belon...(Read More)
 
 
We Are Going to Be Lucky
We Are Going to Be Lucky (August 2018)
A World War II Love Story in Letters
Elizabeth L. Fox - Edited and annotated

 
 
Finding True North
Finding True North (July 2018)
A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks
Fran Yardley - Author

An evocative and personal history of a unique historic place in the Adirondacks.

In 1968 Fran and Jay Yardley, a young couple with pioneering spirit, moved to a remote corner of the Adirondacks to revive the long-abandoned but historic Bartlett Carry Club, with its one thousand acres and thirty-seven buildings. The Saranac Lake–area property had been in Jay’s family for generations, and his dream was to restore this ...(Read More)
 
 
The Mystery of the Albany Mummies
The Mystery of the Albany Mummies (May 2018)
Peter Lacovara - Editor
Sue H. D'Auria - Editor
Tammis K. Groft - Foreword by

From the Nile to the Hudson, the story of how two Egyptian mummies joined an American museum collection.

In 1909, two mummies, one dating from the 21st Dynasty and the other from the Ptolemaic Period, arrived in Albany, New York. Purchased from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo by Albany businessman Samuel Brown for the Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA), they have been on continuous exhibition since then and are the most ...(Read More)
 
 
Adriaen van der Donck
Adriaen van der Donck (April 2018)
A Dutch Rebel in Seventeenth-Century America
J. van den Hout - Author

The first comprehensive biography of an important yet understudied figure in the Dutch colony of New Netherland.

This book tells the compelling story of the young legal activist Adriaen van der Donck (1618–1655), whose fight to secure the struggling Dutch colony of New Netherland made him a controversial but pivotal figure in early America. At best, he has been labeled a hero, a visionary, and a spokesman of the people. A...(Read More)
 
 
Dancing with Ophelia
Dancing with Ophelia (March 2018)
Reconnecting Madness, Creativity, and Love
Jeanne Ellen Petrolle - Author

A personal narrative that explores madness through the use of literature, art, and philosophy to achieve lasting mental health without drugs.

“Twenty-two years ago, I lost my mind.” So begins Jeanne Ellen Petrolle’s fascinating personal narrative about her mental illness and recovery. Drawing on literature, art, and philosophy, Petrolle explores a unique understanding of madness that allowed her to achieve last...(Read More)
 
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