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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.
A tragedy in early June sets off a cascade of deception for the summer people from Manhattan and the local teens on Grand Isle.
A literary love story.
A visionary journey into the crucible in which America was born, a tale of love and war and of a master shaman who folds time to seek the key to the survival of his people.
Thirty writers look back at the the people, events, and books that launched their literary lives.
A renowned authority on East Africa examines the effects of witchcraft beliefs on African culture, politics, and family life.
Reflections by leading Latin American and African American philosophers on their identity within the field of philosophy.
Riveting novel that deals with themes of action and inaction, guilt, and innocence.
The banner of humankind blows over Pacem in Terris whenever it is open. The five stripes symbolize five subdivisions of the one human race; brown, black, red, white, yellow, unite at the top, each one ...
Uses new poetic forms to explore various themes such as the nature of the self and our relations with nature.
The robust memoirs of an unusual twentieth-century seeker and student of G. I. Gurdjieff.
A radically innovative blend of poems, prosepoems, and memoir.
Poems that ponder the conundrums of existence and religious faith in wartime.
A new translation of a modern Yiddish masterpiece.
A lively and entertaining memoir of a life in public service to the city and state of New York.
A thrilling adventure and a tale of our time, this is the story of Jared’s mythic quest to fulfill an ancient promise and save his people from endless war and spiritual poverty.
An American adventure in the Antonioni vein—visually rich and emotionally mysterious.
Depicts the Cultural Revolution through stories in a variety of voices.
--Pointed, absorbing novel about an indigenous artist’s long journey of creativity and coming-of-awareness from White Earth Reservation to Paris
Food and its preparation play an integral role in this novel of a young Italian woman struggling to find her own identity in a family of strong personalities and colorful figures.
The remarkable and true story of the nineteenth-century novelist, journalist, and feminist Fanny Fern.
Enlightening encounters with the world's religions from a Hindu perspective.
An insightful and often humorous tale of rural life and how an old house and its land can bring a broken person back to wellness.