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My Life at the Gym

Edited by Jo Malin
Subjects: Gender And Sexuality

Personal accounts celebrating the place of exercise in women’s lives—and as the site of women’s community.

King of the Bowery

The first full-length biography of Timothy D. "Big Tim" Sullivan, who dominated New York City politics in the three decades prior to World War I.

Saving Troy

A powerful account of the hazards, challenges, and dangers faced by America's first-responders.

Interior Landscapes, Second Edition

The classic autobiography of the famous Indigenous writer and critic Gerald Vizenor

Wine - A Gentleman's Game

How one man and his family made their dream of owning a winery come true--and helped revitalize New York's winemaking industry in the process.

Going Blind

Memoir and meditation on blindness.

Knife Song Korea

A tumultuous year in the life of a young surgeon during the Korean War.

The Firekeeper

An epic adventure based on the extraordinary historical story of Sir William Johnson and the author's dreams of a Mohawk "woman of power" who lived three centuries ago.

The Death of Empedocles

The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.

Frameworks for Mallarmé

The influence of photography and visual culture on the French poet, journalist, and critic.

White Savage

Brings a strikingly original perspective to Johnson’s life, and suggests new ways of thinking about Johnson’s part in creating a nation he did not live to see.

With an Iron Pen

A groundbreaking collection of forty-two Israeli poetic voices protesting the occupation of the West Bank.

Poems on Life and Love in Ancient India

The oldest surviving anthology of lyric poems from India, the Sattasai presents the many aspects of love and provides a realistic counterpart to the Kāmasūtra.

It Happened in Brooklyn

Over one hundred voices recall, chronicle, and celebrate the Brooklyn of legend.

It Happened in the Catskills

More than one hundred voices recall the "Borscht Belt" in its heyday.

The Reason for Crows

The story of a 17th century Mohawk woman's interaction with her land, the Jesuits, and the religion they brought.

Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University

Scholars engage the ideas and legacy of Cary Nelson in conversations about the corporate university, teaching, poetry, and activism.

Poets on the Edge

Edited and translated by Tsipi Keller
Introduction by Aminadav Dykman
Subjects: General Interest
Series: SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture

Selections from twenty-seven Hebrew poets, many of whose poems appear here in English for the first time.

Set - Hudson Valley Voyage AND Hudson River Valley Calendar 2009

Photographs by Ted Spiegel
By Reed Sparling
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

A beautiful tribute to the Hudson River and the 400th Anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage

New York and Slavery

Challenges readers to rethink the way we view the nation’s past and race relations in the present.

Wang in Love and Bondage

By Wang Xiaobo
Translated by Hongling Zhang, Jason Sommer
Introduction by Hongling Zhang, and Jason Sommer
Subjects: Literature

The first English translation of work by Wang Xiaobo, one of the most important writers of twentieth-century China.

A Diary of Gastric Bypass Surgery

The story of one African American woman’s decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery.

Teacher and Comrade

By Alan Wieder
Subjects: Education

A biographical/narrative study of oppression, racism, and resistance in twentieth-century South Africa through the life of Richard Dudley, a teacher/politico.

Fiction's Present

Edited by R. M. Berry & Jeffrey R. Di Leo
Subjects: Literature

Fiction writers and critics engage the aesthetic, political, philosophical, and cultural dimensions of contemporary fiction.

A Spiritual Life

Includes new and updated material, as well as a readers’ guide with questions for writing and discussion groups.