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Cover of The Trojan War Museum by Ayse Papatya Bucak
And Other Stories
Ayse Papatya Bucak

A debut story collection of spectacular imaginative range and lyricism from a Pushcart Prize–winning author.

In Ayse Papatya Bucak’s ...

"American Spy"
Wry Reflections On My Life In the CIA
H. K. Roy

In a memoir written as a series of narrative vignettes, a former CIA operations officer recounts his years of danger, intrigue and adventure. This ...

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Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles
Emir Estrada

Street food markets have become wildly popular in Los Angeles — and behind the scenes, Latinx children have been instrumental in making these ...

What Women Have Learned about What It Takes to Lead
Kristin Grady Gilger

"There’s No Crying in Newsrooms" tells the stories of remarkable women who broke through barrier after barrier at media organizations around the ...

Cover of The Vexations by Caitlin Horrocks
A Novel
Caitlin Horrocks

A kaleidoscopic debut novel about love, family, genius and the madness of art, circling the life of eccentric composer Erik Satie and La Belle  ...

Detecting Fake News on Social Media
Kai Shu

In the past decade, social media is becoming increasingly popular for news consumption due to its easy access, fast dissemination and low cost. ...

Cover of Girl in the Rearview Mirror by Kelsey Rae Dimberg
A Novel
Kelsey Rae Dimberg

I never meant to lie. That is, I never wanted to.

They are Phoenix’s First Family: handsome Philip Martin, son of the sitting ...

"The Now Dark Sky, Setting Us All on Fire"
Robert Krut

In "The Now Dark Sky, Setting Us All on Fire," Robert Krut unveils surrealistic imagery and apocalyptic moments that encroach on his cityscapes. ...


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