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Cover of Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
Natalie Diaz

"Postcolonial Love Poem" is an anthem of desire against erasure. Natalie Diaz’s brilliant second collection demands that every body carried in its ...

Cover of The Daily Jane Austen (Indian cover) by Devoney Looser
A Year of Quotes
Jane Austen
Edited by Devoney Looser

A republication of the University of Chicago Press edition by HarperCollins for the Indian Subcontinent. 

It is a truth universally ...

Book cover with close up photo of insect on it
Illustrated by: Isaac Talley
Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary Bugs
Daniel Kariko

With more than 60 stunning photographs of pillbugs, silverfish, moths and other household insects, "Aliens Among Us" depicts a hidden world ...

Cover of The Early Spenser, 1554–80 by Jean Brink
'Minde on Honour Fixed'
Jean R. Brink

Brink's provocative biography shows that Edmund Spenser was not the would-be court poet whom Karl Marx described as "Elizabeth's arse-kissing poet ...

Book cover of "The Adventures of Lucy the Cow-Dog" with an illustration of a dog running on it
Illustrated by: Nidhom
The Journey Begins
Christine M. B. Smith

Lucy has the wiggles and it keeps getting her into trouble! Can the Wise Old Beagle help her learn to be calm and quiet? Join Lucy as she sets off ...

"Transforming the Police" book cover with cogs on cover
Thirteen Key Reforms
Edited by Charles M. Katz, Edward R. Maguire

In an age of intensified public debate about the role of police officers, more law-enforcement agencies rely on evidence-based policing to help ...

Kamikaze book cover
A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan
Jeanne M Blanchet

"Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan" is a story of the indomitable power of love and honor set against the background of Kublai ...

Cover of Voice co-edited by Joe Lockard
Fiction, Autobiography, and Speech
William Wells Brown, Mary Prince and David Walker
Edited by Shih Penglu, Joe Lockard
Translated by Xiao Xu, Xu Chaoli and Liu Yangxiaolu

With Shih Penglu, Joe Lockard worked with translators to edit these American slave narratives, the third volume in an Antislavery Literature ...


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