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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 Planting the Anthropocene by Jennifer Clary-Lemon
Rhetorics of Natureculture
Jennifer Clary-Lemon

"Planting the Anthropocene" is a rhetorical look into the world of industrial tree planting in Canada that engages the themes of nature, culture, ...

Cover of The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education
Edited by Craig A. Mertler

"The Wiley Handbook of Action Research in Education" is the first book to offer theoretical, conceptual and applied/practical presentations of ...

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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