Literature

Sawbill

A Search for Place
By Jennifer Case

By chronicling her migratory adulthood alongside the similarly unpredictable history of Sawbill Lodge, this memoir offers a resonant meditation on home, family, environment, and the human desire for place in the inherently mobile twenty-first century.

Deep Waters

Frank Waters Remembered in Letters and Commentary
By Alan Louis Kishbaugh

A lively introduction to the breadth of Waters’s work, Deep Waters touches on themes of ecology, philosophy, pre-Columbiana, Eastern philosophy, Egyptology, American Indians, and a host of other subjects reflecting the great cultural shifts occurring at the time.

Letters Like the Day

On Reading Georgia O'Keeffe
By Jennifer Sinor

Taking O’Keeffe’s letters as a touchstone, Sinor experiments with the limits of language using the same aesthetic that drove O’Keeffe’s art.

Rough Crossing

An Alaskan Fisherwoman's Memoir
By Rosemary McGuire

Both an adult coming-of-age tale and a candid look at the Alaskan fishing industry, this is the story of a woman in a man’s world.

Subjects: MemoirLiterature

The Girls in My Town

Essays
By Angela Morales

The Girls in My Town creates an unforgettable portrait of a family in Los Angeles. Reaching back to her grandmother’s childhood and navigating through her own girlhood and on to the present, Angela Morales contemplates moments of loss and longing, truth and beauty, motherhood and daughterhood.

A Drama of the Southwest

The Critical Edition of a Forgotten Play
By Jean Toomer
Edited by Carolyn J. Dekker

This book, a critical edition of a previously unpublished 1935 manuscript, makes A Drama of the Southwest available to readers for the first time.

Subjects: Literature

How Long Is the Present

Selected Talk Poems of David Antin
Edited by Stephen Fredman

In this book editor Stephen Fredman provides critical introductions to a selection of talk poems from Antin’s now out-of-print collections in conjunction with a new interview with the author.

Subjects: PoetryLiterature

Loose Cannons

Selected Prose
By Christopher Middleton

Like his poetry, Middleton’s prose pieces are alive with incongruity, collage, and surprising juxtapositions.

Subjects: Literature

O'Keeffe

Days in a Life
By C. S. Merrill

“Carol Merrill’s tribute to Georgia O’Keeffe is poems in the shape of finely rendered sketches, some of them even paintings. These intimate images convey the delicate and tough shape of O’Keeffe’s final years in New Mexico.”—Joy Harjo, author of She Had Some Horses

The Shoshoneans

The People of the Basin-Plateau
Expanded Edition
By Edward DornLeroy Lucas
Edited by Matthew Hofer

First published almost fifty years ago and long out of print, The Shoshoneans is a classic American travelogue about the Great Basin and Plateau region and the people who inhabit it, never before—or since—documented in such striking and memorable fashion.

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