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Dead Woman Hollow

Three generations of Northern Appalachian women confront poverty, violence, and isolation.

Midwestern Heart

Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2011.

Hiding Places

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.

Grand Isle

A tragedy in early June sets off a cascade of deception for the summer people from Manhattan and the local teens on Grand Isle.

The Interpreter

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.

Mentors, Muses & Monsters

Thirty writers look back at the the people, events, and books that launched their literary lives.

Encounters with Witchcraft

A renowned authority on East Africa examines the effects of witchcraft beliefs on African culture, politics, and family life.

Reframing the Practice of Philosophy

Reflections by leading Latin American and African American philosophers on their identity within the field of philosophy.

The Floodplain

Riveting novel that deals with themes of action and inaction, guilt, and innocence.

Pacem in Terris

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 ...

Song of Myself and Other Poems

Uses new poetic forms to explore various themes such as the nature of the self and our relations with nature.

Martin Benson Speaks

The robust memoirs of an unusual twentieth-century seeker and student of G. I. Gurdjieff.

Voices of Women Singing

A radically innovative blend of poems, prosepoems, and memoir.

Truant Pastures

By Harry C. Staley
Introduction by George Drew
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

Poems that ponder the conundrums of existence and religious faith in wartime.

Ordinary Jews

By Yehoshue Perle
Translated by Shirley Kumove
Introduction by Shirley Kumove
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

A new translation of a modern Yiddish masterpiece.

Dancing with the Queen, Marching with King

A lively and entertaining memoir of a life in public service to the city and state of New York.

A Promise Kept

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.

The Sadness of Antonioni

An American adventure in the Antonioni vein—visually rich and emotionally mysterious.

When Huai Flowers Bloom

Depicts the Cultural Revolution through stories in a variety of voices.

Shrouds of White Earth

--Pointed, absorbing novel about an indigenous artist’s long journey of creativity and coming-of-awareness from White Earth Reservation to Paris

Keeping House

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.

Shame the Devil

The remarkable and true story of the nineteenth-century novelist, journalist, and feminist Fanny Fern.

One Religion Too Many

Enlightening encounters with the world's religions from a Hindu perspective.

Pancake Hollow Primer

By Laurence Carr
Subjects: Literature

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.