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A poetic, philosophical, and political account of Nietzsche’s importance to Bataille, and of Bataille’s experience in Nazi-occupied France.
This book presents the poetry and letters of the American writer Adelaide Crapsey (1878–1914). Her best poetry deserves to be enjoyed by a larger audience, and her letters and newly discovered biographical ...
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2015.
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
When, in the late eighties, the author chooses to raise a child with her lesbian partner, she embraces a life outside the lines—one full of curious adventures as well as the usual catastrophes and everyday pleasures.
A diverse collection of essays and companion interviews that offer insight into the inspiration, drafting, and revision process.
A poet and essayist attempt to find their bearings in a civilization lost at sea.
Tells the story of Lebanese immigrant Alfred Nicola, the fortune he began building as a peddler in Louisiana, and the family that founded Al-Kafaat University, an iconic institution serving the underprivileged and disabled of Lebanon, through two centuries of unrest in the Middle East.
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.
A collection of poems by the South Korean poet Lee Jangwook.
A collection of Colette's best writings that have never before appeared in English.
Tells the fascinating story of African American women who traveled to France to seek freedom of expression.
An eloquent personal reflection on the fascination of family history and the desire to both discover and escape origins.
Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies.
Compelling stories of intercultural contact and emotional survival in a complex world.
A poetic examination of what’s waiting just beneath everyday experience.
First book-length collection of the work of the celebrated Israeli poet.
Chronicles JFK’s growing confidence and ambition while a member of the US Senate.
More stories of the outsized and the ordinary from the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers.
An intimate group portrait of contemporary Hudson Valley writers.
A father and son travel across North America in a pick-up truck--talking, laughing, fighting, and bonding.
A funny, tragic, garlicky chronicle of growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in Central New York.
A biography of one of nineteenth-century America’s foremost poets and public intellectuals.
Twenty-four contemporary writers reflect on life in New York City’s biggest underdog, the “forgotten borough” of Queens.
An award-winning African-American historian and novelist takes the reader on an exciting journey from a segregated Philadephia childhood in the 1930's to mid-century Paris, Moscow, Cambridge, and Manhattan.
The first full-length biography of America’s youngest, and perhaps most underrated, First Lady.
A lively and intimate selection of letters on life, literature, and art from one of America’s finest prose stylists.
An account of an ordinary young woman coming of age in the "Burned-Over District" of Western New York during the Second Great Awakening.
A multilayered study and poetic evocation of one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders, Strasbourg Cathedral.
One man’s always humbling and sometimes humorous path to forgiveness and redemption.
A bright young man with cerebral palsy has his destiny intertwined with Princess Diana’s.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2014.
An abbot’s ghost searches for an intelligent monk to exhume his manuscript from a hellish crypt and learn the truth that monks lack two things: freedom of inquiry and benevolence.
Offers a healing and insightful examination of the issues involved in Alzheimer’s for family and caregivers.
An eclectic collection of poems about New York City.
Examines the life of education activist Audrey Cohen and her founding of Metropolitan College of New York.
A fascinating personal account of life at this infamous prison during a bygone era.
A love story entwined with a philosophic quest.
Poems on relationship, intimacy, and longing, the poetics of postcards, and places real and imagined.
Poems that explore our place in the cosmos.
The first collection in English of this renowned Korean poet's work.
Poems that express the wonder and challenge of being human in a conflicted world.
Uses the stories of two inventors who took different paths to examine the early industrial revolution in New York and New England.
An insider’s account of how the Washington Post broke the Watergate story, depicting the tensions, challenges, and personal conflicts that were overcome as it laid bare the criminal wrongdoings of the Nixon administration.
Passionate and rollicking personal and intellectual essays by philosopher Crispin Sartwell.
The authoritative biography of a nineteenth-century polymath.
Eight intimate stories that speak to the spiritual question of what matters in life.
A unique chronicle of childhood polio told with a remarkable blend of provocative reflection, humor, and pluck.
A story of loss and survival.
A 1960s Bronx tomboy learns how to survive her brutal but humorous Italian family and all the rest that life throws her. The harder you hit the pavement, the higher you fly.
Uncovers a new chapter in the story of American modernist poetry.
A selection of poems by one of Islam’s greatest poetic voices.
Probes deeply into Adirondack Mountain lives, both human and otherwise, bringing the area to vivid and colorful life.
Poems on nature and the human condition.
Follows the life and career of Sally Benson, acclaimed writer of New Yorker fiction and Hollywood screenplays.
A resource guide that uses African American memoir to address a variety of issues related to mentoring and curriculum development.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Award for 2013.
A memoir about loss, restoration, and finding home on a lake in western New York.
The Adirondack hamlet of Winslow Station is transformed by the unexpected return of its solitary prodigal child.
Food-based reflections on Italian food, American culture, and globalization.
Stories of small-town life on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
The inspirational memoir of a woman who survived a brutal sexual assault and went on to become a university professor.
A new reading of justice engaging the work of two philosophical poets who stand in conversation with the work of Martin Heidegger.
Examines the continuing relevance of early British sociologists Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, and their associates.
Explores the nonviolent philosophy and environmental activism of India’s Sunderlal Bahuguna.
A story of two twentieth-century American women whose love for each other fueled their work to create an egalitarian world.
A behind-the-scenes look at one of New York's most colorful and influential governors.
A unique literary anthology with contributions from former members of Kirkland College, the last established women’s college in the United States.
While searching for a missing pit bull, private investigator Easy Taylor explores the unsavory worlds of animal laboratory testing and dog fighting, uncovering bizarre genetic testing that alters the nature of beasts.
The life and times of an instrumental figure in New York City’s recovery from the fiscal and social crises of the 1970s and 1980s, and in the general revitalization of the city over two generations.
An American success story about the life of William Almon Wheeler, a poor boy from northern New York who became the nineteenth vice president of the United States.
A literary anthology exploring contemporary Catholic women’s experiences.
His major league baseball dreams dashed, a former pitcher returns home to make a life or death family decision.
A tribute to the Italian American family and its trying bonds of love.
Childhood recollections of life in the Adirondack Mountains during the Great Depression.
A collection of contemporary prose and poetry by women writers from New York’s Hudson Valley.
Follows hapless private eye Easy Taylor as he investigates an eco-terrorist plot to stop development in the Catskill Mountains.
Recalls a childhood on Long Island as the counterculture sixties were sliding into the seventies and the Hamptons were still a middle-class sanctuary.
Humorous and witty recollections of the author's journey from insecure graduate student to noted activist/scholar.
The deep-sea exploits of secretive Captain Nemo, embarking on the world's first global vendetta.
Literature's classic race against the clock.
Poems and stories that stream directly from dreams and shamanic adventures in the world-behind-the-world.
Returning to his hometown after a fifteen-year absence, a northern New Yorker confronts his unlikely Mediterranean past.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2012.
A folksy look at farm life in rugged Putnam Valley just as it was being transformed by industrialization and mechanization.
A scout’s iconoclastic views of basketball, love, and American culture.
In these idiosyncratic, subtly rhymed and occasionally violent lyrics, Frost runs her tongue along the edge of the knife dividing wit from rage.
The first novel to fully explore evolutionary psychology, Trine Erotic explores what it means to love and write in a memetic, Darwinian world.
An inspiring narrative of a young Civil War soldier, as told though his letters from the battlefield.
In exploring her father's own gambling addiction, the author uncovers a hidden history of gambling in the Jewish community.
The story of two women and their quotidian existence in rural New York.
A young man’s quest to keep his hometown’s paper mill from closing turns into an odyssey across a rural upstate New York county.
Rumi’s universal approach to life is compellingly revealed in easy-to-read prose with excerpts from Rumi’s poetry.
More encounters with sometimes rich, sometimes famous, but always quirky residents of the Hamptons, by the editor and publishers of Dan's Papers.
The life of a prominent Dutch-American patriot.
The first complete English translation of Jules Verne's epic fantasy novel.
The story of Lucy Diggs Slowe, a pioneering African American figure in sports and education
Three generations of Northern Appalachian women confront poverty, violence, and isolation.
Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2011.
A daughter struggles to get her mother to talk about her Holocaust experiences, and tries to understand how those experiences have shaped her own life.