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Is That All There Is?

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Is That All There Is?

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Clever linked collection weaving together the complex lives of women. Borrowing from Peggy Lee, IS THAT ALL THERE IS? transforms the famed song’s fatalistic exuberance into a slim volume of minimalist and genre-blending narratives. From a vacation ...

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Notes From the Road
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Notes From the Road

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A week before spring semester, a Philadelphia writing professor sets out for L.A. to deliver a friend’s car. His first night on the road, alone in a Super 8 motel, he makes three pro/con lists: one for staying in his job; one for staying in his rela...

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To Those Bounded
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To Those Bounded

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Edited by Tatiana Ryckman. Is it possible to be free while bound by an American myth? TO THOSE BOUNDED explores the effects of living in the far-reaching shadow of stereotypes, and the pressures one feels when their actions are always framed as rein...

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We Are Invited to Climb
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We Are Invited to Climb

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WE ARE INVITED TO CLIMB is a collection of partly computer-generated chance poems exploring “the bigandsmall.” At once a celebration of the impossible and the very real, the poems are made of refrigerator hums and upside-down kites. Watercolor stain...

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Before Stonewall
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Before Stonewall

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Fiction. LGBTQIA Studies. Edited by Tatiana Ryckman. At once light and aching, BEFORE STONEWALL gives voice to a generation of men whose homosexuality forced them into lives of public exile. These stories articulate the tragic comedy of young love, ...

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Semiotic Love [Stories]
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Semiotic Love [Stories]

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NAMED ONE OF THE “BEST INDIE BOOKS OF 2021” BY KIRKUS REVIEWSFiction. SEMIOTIC LOVE [STORIES] draws upon symbols and objects to explore the loss of relationships. In these pages, Brian Phillip Whalen reaches deep into the throat of anxiety with a gr...

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Hezada! I Miss You
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Hezada! I Miss You

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Fiction. LGBTQIA Studies. The last Midwestern traveling circus is due to arrive in a rural village it has visited for a century of summers. Like the village, the circus is on its last leg. It's down to one elephant and a handful of acrobats. The cir...

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For Other Ghosts
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For Other Ghosts

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Fiction. African & African American Studies. Troubled souls haunt these thirteen interrelated stories of loss and rebirth. From a cramped passenger van in Ghana to a cash-only roadside motel in Utah to a cursed forest in Japan, Donald Quist's narrat...

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Immortal Soft-Spoken
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Immortal Soft-Spoken

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Poetry. IMMORTAL SOFT-SPOKEN is a collection of short prose poems that resonate well beyond the page. In this ecstatic and beautiful book of dervish essays, Robert Vivian uses style, imagination, and stunning feeling to give voice to the small momen...

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The Brick House
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The Brick House

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Fiction. THE BRICK HOUSE is a place where people dream of love and loneliness, of the world's beauty, and of ongoing environmental degradation. In this short but moving work, travelers confront their lives in the strange, elemental language which dr...

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Bronzeville at Night: 1949
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Bronzeville at Night: 1949

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Poetry. African & African American Studies. Art. BRONZEVILLE AT NIGHT: 1949 is a debut poetry collection by Vida Cross referencing her ancestry as a third generation Chicagoan, a Bronzeville resident, the artwork of Archibald J. Motley Jr., and the ...

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Harbors
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Harbors

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Literary Nonfiction. African American Studies. Suspended between continents and cultures, Donald Quist charts the forceful undercurrents of an American identity. Through these essays Quist explores feelings of oppression and alienation as he wrestle...

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This Is Not a Confession
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This Is Not a Confession

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Literary Nonfiction. Essays. Through these powerful and insightful essays, David Olimpio explores the residual effects of sexual abuse, divorce, and grief. With surprising candor and a disarming sense of humor, Olimpio takes on the outwardly wholeso...

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