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Cover of The Norton Field Guide to Writing co-authored by Maureen Daly Goggin
Richard Bullock

The best-selling, most flexible rhetoric ― now with advice for reading and writing across disciplines. "The Norton Field Guide" lets you teach the ...

"Heirs to the Legacy"
A Generational Memoir
Steve Warford

In retirement, Steve Warford began to ponder two questions from late in his career: "How many third-graders does it take to make one engineer?" ...

Cover of Hold Sway by Sally Ball
Sally Ball

To hold on to what is in motion, or to persist at being in motion (not inert!): these are the twin goals of Ball's poems. "Hold Sway ...

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 of A Drink of Red Mirror by Kim Kyesoon translated by Jiwon Shin, Lauren Albin, and Sue Hyon Bae
Kim Hyesoon
Translated by Jiwon Shin, Lauren Albin, Sue Hyon Bae

A landmark feminist poet and critic in her native South Korea, Kim Hyesoon’s surreal, dagger-sharp poetry has spread from hemisphere to hemisphere ...

Outsiders: Why Difference is the Future of Civil Rights
Zachary Kramer

What is the future of civil rights?

Like a living thing, discrimination evolves, adapting to its time. As ...


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