In this crime novel, a California homicide detective returns to his hometown of Hull, Massachusetts, to escape his personal demons, only to find himself embroiled in a complex plot involving human trafficking and the murder of a priest.
The text offers mindfulness-based, spiritual habits for improving life, custom-tailored for teenagers.
Celebrated Egyptian feminist and activist Radha Ashour chronicles her culture shock and insights about the United States during the years of earning her doctorate in the brand-new Department of Afro-American Studies in the mid-1970s. Ashour passed away in 2014.
Long considered Canadian, ice hockey has become a worldwide phenomenon. In this monumental global history of the sport, Stephen Hardy and his co-author Andrew C. Holman trace the modern game from its birthplace in Montreal, through Europe, and across the breadth of Asia.
Bradley S. Klein, an authority on golf course architecture, profiles a historic course on Long Island’s North Shore.
Rob Hochschild’s podcast features interviews with authors, journalists, musicians, artists, and other creators of modern media.
Children learn best through tangible objects, so in this local history geared to school-age readers, Veronica Ditko creates a history of a small town in New Jersey based on its rocks, from prehistoric times to the present day.
The author examines the possibilities of what will happen in the United States, a country built on strict delineations of race polarity, as “white” ceases to be a majority and the boundaries of race disintegrate in an increasingly multiethnic, transracial climate.
In this collection, Susie Meserve’s poems explore subjects through points of view such as a ballpark, a lake, a New England glacial valley, the Dakotas, the produce section of a supermarket, and the planet Mars.
After Kevin Goodan’s cousin Jimmy, a member of the Flathead Indian tribe, committed suicide by hanging, his family stopped speaking of him. In this collection, Goodan’s poems are an elegy exploring the death of his cousin.
With the authority of a textbook, this evidence-based look at prenatal nutrition guidelines draws from scientific and traditional sources to outline current nutritional issues for readers and advocate a diet that will optimize maternal and fetal health.
Female friendships can be complex and fraught with pain and contradiction, especially during a crucial turning point of life like college, as is dramatized in this multiple-perspective novel that looks into the exclusive world of Greek life inside a sorority house.
A comedy of manners that traces the fortunes and misfortunes in love of Ari Wexler, a Jewish trans violinist living in New York City.
This collection of critical and philosophical essays by poet Madeline DeFrees, who taught in the Poets & Writers MFA program from 1979 through 1985, spans topics of prayer, the practice of writing, and John Berryman’s ghost, among other insightful and deep reveries. DeFrees passed away in 2015.
A fanciful detective yarn set in 1955 San Francisco follows the exploits of a private investigator who although six feet tall, weighs in at only 22 pounds.
David Schuman’s collection of essays on various topics serves the purpose of an intellectual memoir.
Through her solo jaunts in the Americas and Europe, the writer heals herself from a toxic relationship and reestablishes her relationship with nature.