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Cover of Bully Love by Patricia Colleen Murphy
Patricia Colleen Murphy

*Winner of the 2019 Press 53 Award for Poetry.* Patricia Colleen Murphy’s award-winning second book, "Bully Love," follows the poet from Ohio to ...



Cover of Lynching by Ersula Ore
Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity
Ersula J. Ore

While victims of antebellum lynchings were typically white men, postbellum lynchings became more frequent and more intense, with the victims more ...



hardcover book: The War for Gaul
A New Translation
Translated by Jim O'Donnell

Imagine a book about an unnecessary war written by the ruthless general of an occupying army — a vivid and dramatic propaganda piece that forces ...



Cover showing a stylized sun created of differently colored rings, over the title "The Weight of Light"
A Collection of Solar Futures
Edited by Joey Eschrich, Clark A. Miller

A collection of science fiction stories, art and essays exploring human futures powered by solar energy, with an upbeat, solarpunk twist. What ...



Cover of A History of Irish Modernism edited by Gregory Castle and Patrick Bixby
Edited by Gregory Castle, Patrick Bixby

"A History of Irish Modernism" examines a wide variety of artworks (from the 1890s to the 1970s), including examples from literature, film, ...



Cover of Revenge of the Asian Woman by Dorothy Chan
Dorothy Chan

"Revenge of the Asian Woman" is really about “it,” whether that “it” is the It girl, the It trend, or that ineffable feeling you have in “LA, 3 AM ...



Cover of Critical Reflections on Research Methods co-edited by Doris Warriner
Power and Equity in Complex Multilingual Contexts
Edited by Doris S. Warriner, Martha Bigelow

This book explores the challenges and opportunities involved in conducting research with members of immigrant, refugee and other minoritized ...



How to Be a Dean by George Justice
George Justice

A deanship in higher education is an exciting but complex job combining technical administration and academic leadership. On one hand, the dean is ...

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