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Curtis Bradley Vickers

In this unflinching, dramatic adventure, modern-day wildland firefighters and cattle rustlers struggle for survival in a changing western ...

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Caitlin Horrocks

From the author of the “enthralling” (New York Times Book Review) and “beautiful” (Washington Post) debut novel "The Vexations" comes an exciting  ...

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Genre, the Authorial Informant, and the British South African Novel
Melissa Free

The first book to examine and establish characteristics of the British South African novel.

"Beyond Gold and Diamonds" demonstrates the ...

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Maxym M. Martineau

Dark magic, mythical beasts, undying assassins and forbidden love ― this thrilling second installment in the epic Beast Charmer series is perfect ...

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A Dancer's Tensegretic Body as Teacher
Cynthia Roses-Thema

"Floating Bones" charts the author’s journey into tensegrity, which begins in ballet and culminates in a model for addressing one’s body as a ...

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Gender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness
Taylor Nygaard

Examines the bleak television comedies that illustrate the obsession of the white left with its own anxiety and suffering.

At the same time ...

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Performance in Postmodernity
David Hawkes

The concept of "performativity" has risen to prominence throughout the humanities. The rise of financial derivatives reflects the power of the ...

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Christopher L. Myers

"The Fall of Icarus" is the third in the series with protagonist Dr. Joshua Petersen, a professor of international relations at George Washington ...


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