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Cover of Fat Girl on a Plan by Kelly deVos
Kelly deVos

From debut author Kelly deVos comes an unforgettable novel, told in dual Fat and Skinny perspectives, about smart fashion, pursuing your dreams ...

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Mimesis, Theatricality, and Cuisine
Kristin Hunt

A pea soda. An apple balloon. A cotton candy picnic. A magical mole. These are just a handful of examples of mimetic cuisine, a diverse set of ...

Prison Pedagogies, edited by Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Robertson
Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers
Edited by Joe Lockard, Sherry Rankins-Robertson

In a time of increasing mass incarceration, US prisons and jails are becoming a major source of literary production. Prisoners write for ...

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Peter Sellars
Ayanna Thompson

The first in-depth look at Peter Sellars, the avant-garde director whose Shakespeare productions have polarized communities and critics. Through ...

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How to Think and Create Like a Creator
Temple Grandin

Have you ever wondered what makes a kite fly or a boat float? Have you ever thought about why snowflakes are symmetrical, or why golf balls have ...

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Building Blocks for Tone and Technique
Brad Edwards

Five sections devoted to the methodical development of intermediate trombonists.

An Encyclopedia and Documents Collection
Edited by Donald L. Fixico

This book examines the treaties that promised self-government, financial assistance, cultural protections and land to the ...

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Cody Wilson

Of this volume of poetry, Bob Hicok, author of "Sex & Love &," says: "Cody Wilson has a great feel for the details that speak of what ...


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