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Atalanta (Acts of God)
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Atalanta (Acts of God)

Burning Books

Drama. Music. Opera. This innovative opera was developed and performed in the 1980s, widely praised internationally, and reviewed. This book is the first publication of the entire libretto, with an afterword by Robert Ashley. "ATALANTA is the second...

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Quicksand
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Quicksand

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Fiction. "QUICKSAND was written to be an opera libretto. But it was written in the form of a novel....I am devoted to "mystery" stories. I read them one after another, mostly two or three times. Some of the best writers today are writing in this for...

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Only a Messenger
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Only a Messenger

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Fiction. At first he decided to devote his life to finding her killer. The novel opens with a "summary abstract" outlining a tale of tragedy, betrayal, and redemption. The story is subsequently revealed through the notebook entries of a young scient...

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The Iron Boys
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The Iron Boys

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Fiction. "THE IRON BOYS is a novel in the form of an eccentric monologue—indeed a rambling oral history—by one Corbel Penner who brings the reader, through his unique language, obsessions, and relationships, deeply inside the mentality of another ti...

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If Nothing Changes
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If Nothing Changes

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Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Set in Northern New Mexico, on the day before the Chimayo Good Friday pilgrimage, IF NOTHING CHANGES follows five people and their intersecting lives, as they are transformed by their journey and attempt to come to te...

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Q+1: Short Works from the Quadrants Series Authors
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Q+1: Short Works from the Quadrants Series Authors

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Fiction. Short Stories. A bonus book included with the Quadrants Series, with stories by Robert Ashley, Sumner Carnahan, Thomas Frick, and L. K. Larsen. "The center point in Q+1 is simply enough the short story: an elastic vessel for fiction, able t...

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The Quadrants Series
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The Quadrants Series

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Fiction. THE QUADRANTS SERIES is a boxed set of pocket-sized debut novels. Included in the set is QUICKSAND by Robert Ashley, ONLY A MESSENGER by Sumner Carnahan, THE IRON BOYS by Thomas Frick, and IF NOTHING CHANGES by L. K. Larsen. The collection ...

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Plain Old Boogie Long Division
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Plain Old Boogie Long Division

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Poetry. Seventy-three poems and one long prose boogie disquisition from a self-defined Okie poet/composer/musician. Connie Crothers says of Weber: "He has the authenticity of a born-in, lived-in poetic soma. His poetry will cause you to perceive the...

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One Inch Equals Twenty-Five Miles
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One Inch Equals Twenty-Five Miles

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Fiction. "Many of the events and characters in these stories are sad or ridiculous and any resemblance to real or fictitious situations or persons is entirely my intention." Imagine a plush magazine of avant-garde short fiction featuring just one au...

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THE FORM: 1970-1979
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THE FORM: 1970-1979

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Artist Book. During 1978 and 1979 Melody Sumner Carnahan sent out over 100 copies of the blank form with a brief note to friends, family and artists she admired. Nearly everyone responded without knowing what, if anything, would be done with the com...

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THE TIME IS NOW
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THE TIME IS NOW

Burning Books/Frog Peak Music

Fiction/Poetry/Music. Sumner Carnahan writes the most musical prose since Gertrude Stein--Village Voice. Melody Sumner Carnahan's cryptic, emigmatic fiction has found form for thirteen years in collaboration with composers and musicians. When THE TI...

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BARBARA GOLDEN'S GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1
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BARBARA GOLDEN'S GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1

Boner Girl Prods/Burning Books

Cooking/Music/Poetry. Barbara Golden's best recipes, lyrics with scores, prose, and poetry, an in-depth interview, photographs of and illustrations by our hostess. The audio CD offers a retrospective of Golden's most popular songs and audio works. "...

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13 STORIES
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13 STORIES

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Fiction. Warning: If you are not quite certain that you can follow these directions accurately, do not attempt to begin. Thirteen short works in an arrangement from the profane to the elevated. "There have been few precedents to this kind of sustain...

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HELEN KELLER OR ARAKAWA
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HELEN KELLER OR ARAKAWA

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Fiction. Art Theory. HELEN KELLER OR ARAKAWA gives rise to a new form of speculative fiction, conveying the potential for human experience now and here rather than depicting worlds distant in space or time. The novel tracks consciousness and identit...

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Perfect Lives
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Perfect Lives

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Drama. Music. Opera. Literary Nonfiction. As Ashley tells it: "An over-the-hill entertainer, and his somewhat younger pal, Buddy (The World's Greatest Piano Player), find themselves in a small town on the Midwest circuit playing at The Perfect Lives...

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