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Curses of the Kingdom of Xixia
Reality merges with illusion in this novel of northwestern China.
Spirit of Haiti
A moving tale of contemporary Haiti told through the intersecting lives of four young people struggling to hold on to hope and their identities amid a militarized coup in the early 1990s.
A novel of early eighteenth-century Venice that Cooper called "in spirit, the most American book I ever wrote."
Ch’ayemal nich’nabiletik / Los hijos errantes / The Errant Children
A bold and unflinching portrayal of contemporary Maya life in Chiapas, Mexico.
The Sea Lions
An exciting adventure tale of sealers caught in the Antarctic ice in the early nineteenth century and forced to winter over in extreme conditions.
Provides a reimagined but historically accurate account of the life of the notorious gangster Frank Costello through his own words.
The Best of the Adirondack Tales
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
Home as Found
A novel of manners set in the drawing rooms, ballrooms, and Wall Street offices in 1830s New York, dramatizing conflicts that we are still grappling with nearly two hundred years later.
The Toltec Cup
A gripping tale of conspiracy and a love triangle set against the background of 19th century New York City.
Unruly Catholic Feminists
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.
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.
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.
A collection of plays by American Indian playwright William S. Yellow Robe Jr.
An exciting Revolutionary War tale of double agents and counterespionage in New York State in 1780.
The Wing-and-Wing, Or Le Feu-Follet
A thrilling novel of seafaring adventure, romance, and Napoleonic history, from the author of The Leatherstocking Tales.
Let's Hear Their Voices
The first anthology of poetry, prose, and drama by second-generation Cuban American writers.
The Catcher in the Loft
A novel of political intrigue and coming of age, centered in a torture operative who is a fugitive and his unsuspecting daughter who must shelter him.
You Who Enter Here
A beautifully rendered, brutally realistic Native American gang novel.
An Apple in Her Hand
A collection of poetry and prose by a Hudson Valley–based group of women writers.
A Hard Rain
In spring 1972, Brenda Hudson, wife and mother, disappears while vacationing on Hatteras Island, North Carolina.
Short stories that reflect the complexities of contemporary Tibetan life, written by Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden.
The Moving of the Water
Stories anchored in the Welsh American immigrant experience.
Cultural Journeys into the Arab World
A diverse collection of fiction and nonfiction literature from across the Arabic-speaking world.
Unruly Catholic Nuns
Explores the voices of current and former Catholic nuns as they share their lived experiences with Catholicism, both in accordance and in conflict with the institutional Church.
A love story told against the backdrop of “the writing life. ”
Red, White, and Red
A longtime member of the Communist Party travels across the USA in 1950, wondering what he will tell the House Un-American Activities Committee, and whether he will ever return home.
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
Shipwrecked on a Traffic Island
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.
Compelling stories of intercultural contact and emotional survival in a complex world.
Twenty-four contemporary writers reflect on life in New York City’s biggest underdog, the “forgotten borough” of Queens.
One man’s always humbling and sometimes humorous path to forgiveness and redemption.
Dancing with Diana
A bright young man with cerebral palsy has his destiny intertwined with Princess Diana’s.
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.
The Glory and Other Stories
Eight intimate stories that speak to the spiritual question of what matters in life.
The Truth and Legend of Lily Martindale
The Adirondack hamlet of Winslow Station is transformed by the unexpected return of its solitary prodigal child.
No Longer and Not Yet
Stories of small-town life on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Nature of the Beast
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.
A unique literary anthology with contributions from former members of Kirkland College, the last established women’s college in the United States.
Unruly Catholic Women Writers
A literary anthology exploring contemporary Catholic women’s experiences.
Going the Distance
His major league baseball dreams dashed, a former pitcher returns home to make a life or death family decision.
Follows hapless private eye Easy Taylor as he investigates an eco-terrorist plot to stop development in the Catskill Mountains.
20,000 Leagues Under the Seas
The deep-sea exploits of secretive Captain Nemo, embarking on the world's first global vendetta.
Around the World in 80 Days
Literature's classic race against the clock.
Here, Everything Is Dreaming
Poems and stories that stream directly from dreams and shamanic adventures in the world-behind-the-world.
A scout’s iconoclastic views of basketball, love, and American culture.
The first novel to fully explore evolutionary psychology, Trine Erotic explores what it means to love and write in a memetic, Darwinian world.
Letters and Found Poems of Edisa and Chloe
The story of two women and their quotidian existence in rural New York.
The Middle of Everywhere
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.
The Sphinx of the Ice Realm
The first complete English translation of Jules Verne's epic fantasy novel.
Dead Woman Hollow
Three generations of Northern Appalachian women confront poverty, violence, and isolation.
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 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.
The Prophet of Tenth Street
A literary love story.
Riveting novel that deals with themes of action and inaction, guilt, and innocence.
A new translation of a modern Yiddish masterpiece.
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.
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.
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
Shame the Devil
The remarkable and true story of the nineteenth-century novelist, journalist, and feminist Fanny Fern.
Pancake Hollow Primer
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.
Razor Wire Women
Collection of essays and art by scholars, artists and activists both in and out of prison that reveal the many dimensions of women’s incarcerated experiences.
A searing personal record of spiritual and communal crisis, wherein the death of god announces the beginning of friendship.
Fire Along the Sky
A wildly entertaining historical adventure, deep inside the crucible in which America was forged.
New, superbly translated omnibus of five of Jules Verne's most renown stories.
The Italian Actress
A has-been American filmmaker encounters love, cruelty, and death in Italy.
Knife Song Korea
A tumultuous year in the life of a young surgeon during the Korean War.
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.
Wang in Love and Bondage
The first English translation of work by Wang Xiaobo, one of the most important writers of twentieth-century China.
Fiction writers and critics engage the aesthetic, political, philosophical, and cultural dimensions of contemporary fiction.
The History of the Sevarambians
One of the great utopian novels of the early modern period.
Arab Women Writers
A collection of sixty short stories by women writers from across the Arab world.
Emma; or, The Unfortunate Attachment
An early British novel, attributed to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, which explores the problems of first impressions and arranged marriages from the perspective of a woman who would suffer the long-term consequences of both.
The Devil's Pool and Other Stories
A new translation of Sand's most popular novella, known for its brevity, liveliness, and exemplary storytelling, together with two of Sand's most admired short stories.
Genre-bending experiments that appropriate, impersonate, and speak through already-created literary characters in order to offer fresh interpretations of well-known literary works.
A history professor experiences disturbing parallels between the furor over hiring decisions and an alleged case of sexual harassment on his own campus, and the harassment of an anarchist commune on south Puget Sound in 1902.
In this darkly satirical novel, a Columbia University English professor's life is turned upside down when it starts to follow the plot of Shakespeare's sonnets.
The Music of the Inferno
An unusual, deft, often piercing meditation on storytelling, ethnicity, and the Italian/American experience.
Dancing in Damascus
These nine short stories explore love and loss in contemporary Damascus, as well as the possibilities of writing ethnography as fiction.
The Recalcitrant Art
Combines the techniques of fiction and nonfiction in order to tell the story of the love between Susette Gontard ("Diotima") and the poet Friedrich Holderlin.
Many Pretty Toys
When Nixon orders the bombing of Cambodia, a university erupts in protest, irrevocably altering the lives of students and faculty, and disrupting the process of storytelling itself.
These "narralogues" combine story and argument, moving from Socratic dialogue to outright narrative, and ultimately making the case that fiction is a medium for telling the truth.
Set primarily in Paris and Oxford, this fast-paced mystery novel links a long-missing manuscript from a famous eighteenth-century philosopher with a dark secret to a late twentieth-century murder of a prominent Princeton professor.
Candid snapshots in prose of literary and other figures--ranging from Aldous Huxley and Isaac Bashevis Singer to Faye Dunaway and Hunter S. Thompson--whom the author encountered during four decades as a working writer and journalist.
An entertainingly satirical vision of today's academy, in which a woman academic lands, with her cat, in a university, largely populated by males.
A Mystical Journey of Prince Adam
Heidegger asserts that
Being is Time and Time is Being.
Plato notes that
Time is a Moving Image of Eternity.
Nasir Khosrow states that something is
If "now the temporal present" ...
Voicing the Void
Explores the connections between muteness and the complicated acts of survival, testimony, memory, and interpretation, through focused readings of Holocaust fiction by Kosinski, Wiesel, Tournier, Ida Fink, and others.
Son of Spirit
A historical novel, this is the beautifully told story of Louis Hegel, illegitimate son of the philosopher G.W.F. Hegel. Ultimately disowned by his father and forced to use his mother's name, Louis died in Indonesia, as Ludwig Fischer, at the age of 24--the bastard son of SPIRIT.
This historical-biographical novel fleshes out the facts of Nietzsche's life with fictional treatment. Using untraditional narrative techniques and interweaving medical reports, actual letters, and original new text, the novel takes the last years of Nietzsche's life, the years of insanity, as a frame for the entire life.
Philip Roth and the Jews
Examines Philip Roth's use of Jewish ideas and materials in his novels, considering also the responses to Roth's work and his relations with the Jewish community and contemporary Jewish writers.
Here is spiritual sci-fi for teens--a witty, fast-paced novel that explores the inner realms as well as the outer ones.
Classic Yiddish Fiction
Revisits fiction by the three major Yiddish authors who wrote between 1864 and 1916, exploring their literary and social worlds.
The Restorationist: Text One
This is an American novel of formed chaos playfully enacting the centrality of language in late twentieth-century art and life through the voices of two women steeped in Western traditions, one telling ...
Signs of the Literary Times
This book is O'Rourke's first volume of nonfiction since his 1972 The Harrisburg 7 and the New Catholic Left, which Garry Wills hailed as "a clinical x-ray of our society's condition. " That book prompted ...
A Barfield Sampler
This is a collection of the fiction and poetry of one of the twentieth century's most influential and significant thinkers. Barfield is known widely for his explorations of human consciousness, the history ...