Life in the streets take on a whole new meaning in this urban anthology of "hood" tales compiled by New York Times bestselling author Wahida Clark WHAT'S REALLY HOOD! Black Is Blue by Victor L. Martin delves into the life of a corporate woman who falls... (read more)
Congratulations to Natasha Trethewey, our 19th U.S. poet laureate!
The bold and surprising imagination of Joe Wenderoth is everywhere present in these essays moving fluidly between aesthetics, obscenity, America, censorship, and the craft of poetry. Fans of his previous work know he is one of those rare figures who... (read more)
Trethewey is the nation's first laureate to hail from the South since 1986, when Robert Penn Warren was named the first U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress. She is also Mississippi's top poet and will be the first person to serve simultaneously as poet laureate for a state and for the nation at large. Natasha's collection of poems Native Guard
won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2007.
"School Board is a total joy to read, as full of sass and subversive brass as its 18-year-old hero, the political neophyte and Houston school board candidate Tucker 'Catfish' Davis ... I hope School Board is the first of many more to come from this... (read more)
A mysterious dream. A chase through the woods. A cry for help . . . Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan knows what it's like to be haunted by the past. But now, she can?t shake the feeling that there is someone close to her who needs her more than ever. When... (read more)
Derived from the acclaimed Cambridge Guide to Literature in English, the present volume is an A-Z reference work containing over 4,200 entries covering the full range of literature in English from around the world. The strength of the Cambridge Guide is... (read more)
P.I. Craig Branson finds himself falling for a woman he should be staying far away from Love at first sight can't begin to describe the attraction detective Craig Branson feels when he locks eyes with gorgeous Stephanie Swift. It's more powerful... (read more)
The year was 1865. With the close of the Civil War, there began for the South, an era of even greater turmoil. In The Clansman, his controversial 1905 novel, later the basis of the motion picture The Birth of a Nation, Thomas Dixon, describes the social,... (read more)
Most of us worry about having our identity stolen and our online accounts commandeered, but what if the impersonator presents us in a better light? It's fascinating to read the story of Jack O'Rourke grappling with this very dilemma, if that's what you'd... (read more)