Though it shows the disturbing sides of fundamentalism, this novel also compassionately portrays evangelical Christian life. A rare, earnest portrayal of evangelical, fundamentalist Christians—who speak in tongues, cast out demons, and... Read More
This banquet of words and recipes invites all chefs to slow down and enjoy the seasons. In the introduction to Cooking With the Muse, Myra Kornfield and Stephen Massimilla describe the project as a “cookbook for all book lovers and... Read More
Marcus offers sundry lessons and incites a new appreciation for Japan’s culture, history, and literature. “Compared with its ubiquitous commercial products,” Marvin Marcus writes, “the literature of Japan is little... Read More
A frenetic writing style, like that of a jazz musician, gives this Africa-set novel an enthusiastic, adventurous energy. Fiston Mwanza Mujila may not be a household name in America, but he is quickly earning a following around the globe.... Read More
"A Serious Call" is a quiet, beautifully rendered story of our relationships to objects, books, and the people around them. Don Coles’s sixteenth book, "A Serious Call", is, among other things, an homage to memory, books, and the... Read More
Truths about the messiness of life give emotion to this novel of family, change, and growing pains. Joshua Braff’s breezy third novel, "The Daddy Diaries", follows one family’s growing pains as they navigate a move from San... Read More
Authors from a wide range of marginalized existences compose modern poetry in this exciting, important collection. The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip Hop offers a thrilling vortex of diverse voices. Born between... Read More
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