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This political memoir exposes the weaknesses of democratic culture in the United States and suggests ways to strengthen it in the face of rising authoritarianism.
A complete introduction to musical theater from its roots in the eighteenth century through today, written by a master historian.
A behind-the-scenes look at diplomacy and international relations in post-communist Eastern Europe.
Strangers and spirits intersect between surreal city streets and tactile dreams in this fourth collection from the award-winning poet.
New poems by the author of Winter Crows.
Third- and fourth-wave feminists write about their experiences with Catholicism and their visions for the future of women in the Church.
An exciting tale of nautical adventure on the waters of colonial New York Harbor.
As the '90s spiral towards the new century, a Manhattan nightlife ingenue and her gritty East Village dive-bar crowd fight long odds to win at love, friendship, and ambition.
Draws on the author's own experiences as a watershed planner, teacher, and activist to tell the story of the Great Lakes region's experiment in restoring a complicated natural system of flowing water.
Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.
The intellectual autobiography of a leading scholar in the field of African American Studies.
Critical essays on the transnational Kashmiri-American poet.
Investigates how the Thai poet Angkarn Kallayanapong adapts Buddhist concepts of time to create a modern Asian aesthetic imaginary.
Brings to life the dramatic and colorful career of William Sulzer (1863–1941), former governor of New York State.
An authoritative biography of the dean of American proletarian writers during the interwar years.
Juxtaposes five contemporary French poets, illuminating the philosophical elements of their work while making their sometimes difficult writing newly accessible.
A volume of lyric poetry including ekphrastic works, animal poems, life studies, and found objects.
A dynamic dialogue of poetry and art that reimagines the ancient, biblical concept of sacrifice.
A creative travelogue of landscape and memory.
Cooper’s The Chainbearer presents an exciting narrative that interrogates issues of what it means to own land. The novel examines the claims of ownership of wilderness land among Native Americans, New England squatters, and the old New York families with legal deeds.
The gripping memoir of a young man’s struggle with his sexuality and Muslim identity, culminating in his rise to the Dutch Parliament.
Translation of the award-winning debut novel by Haitian writer Makenzy Orcel about the lives of prostitutes in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, amid the 2010 earthquake.
Part airport thriller, part family drama, part love story, In Security explores how those who strive to protect us are often unable to protect themselves.
The poems in this book, by the way they speak to all parts of our minds, invite us to come alive and experience each movement, each emotion and action, and some statements therein, intuitively and aesthetically.
Poems that explore social and ecological struggles, personal and public nostalgia, family and solitude and seek to balance it all with hope.