Scott Esposito ventures into the blogosphere
The acclaimed British writer discusses politics, writing, and shopkeeping.
Bolaño's dark work, even at its most bizarre, is rooted in the day-to-day existence of characters whose lives have been turned upside down by politics.
edited by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, William Justice, and James Quay
An array of authors explore the mythic qualities of California creating a multicultural People's History of the California Dream.
Hymns to Milllionaires
Soren A. Gauger
In this debut collection, Gauger uses the language of an earlier century to present a contemporary world in which cause and effect have been unlinked.
Pelecanos offers geographically aware fiction in which scenes of urban violence reflect the morally compromised choices of even the coldest characters..
YOUNG ADULT FICTION
Down The Rabbit Hole
Ingrid Levin-Hill tends to think faster with her feet than her brain--not a bad trait in a soccer player, but one that has mixed results when she investigates the murder of a local woman.
Looking for Alaska
This compelling novel modernizes the fish-bowl context of the teenage drama, foregrounds the essential confusions of peer influence, and asserts the voices of smart, flawed characters.
In her latest book, Swensen takes a minimalist approach to the page, focusing on what happens in the margins, beyond the framework of words.
Everything is Burning
Disquieting, rattling, and turbulent verse fills the pages of Gerald Stern's latest book of poems.
Shankar's poems often begin by stopping time, by pausing in the face of life; from that stillness, labors and loves find meaning through voice and rhythm.
Jeffrey Ethan Lee
Lee's first collection of poems is a daring act of language that delivers with grace the self inescapably splintered by language.
Tales of Beatnik Glory
Ed Sanders was a central figure on the beatnik-hippie scene, and this new edition of his mammoth ode to the '60s, written over a 30-year span, proves it!
Lambert discusses the objectives of making a "digital story," a two- to three-minute film that holds personal meaning for the storyteller.
Canons by Consensus
A welcome contribution to the debate on canonicity, this book examines how literature anthologies have played a significant role in the construction of canons.
Thomas de Zengotita
De Zengotita's new book will fundamentally rework the way you see the world--which may in turn lead to fundamental reworkings of how you live in it.
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