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Unruly Catholic Nuns
Unruly Catholic Nuns (October 2017)
Sisters' Stories
Jeana DelRosso - Editor
Leigh Eicke - Editor
Ana Kothe - Editor

Explores the voices of current and former Catholic nuns as they share their lived experiences with Catholicism, both in accordance and in conflict with the institutional Church.

Unruly Catholic Nuns explores the voices of current and former Catholic nuns and, by doing so, contributes to the global conversation about the role of women in the Catholic Church today. Through autobiography, fiction, poetry, an...(Read More)
 
 
Red, White, and Red
Red, White, and Red (November 2016)
Charley Rosen - Author

A longtime member of the Communist Party travels across the USA in 1950, wondering what he will tell the House Un-American Activities Committee, and whether he will ever return home.

“A brown double-breasted suit just shiny enough at the elbows and knees to avoid snagging a second glance from cops, G-men, or even my fellow travelers. A fresh white shirt, with collar and cuffs starched to avoid suspicion. ...(Read More)
 
 
Seeking Alice
Seeking Alice (June 2016)
A Novel
Camilla Trinchieri - Author

FINALIST - 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the General Adult Fiction category
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
This gripping story of love and loss centers on Marco, an Italian diplomat; Alice, his American wife; and their young children. Stationed in Prague during World War II, Marco and Alice become ene...(Read More)
 
 
Swimming
Swimming (September 2015)
Karl Luntta - Author

Compelling stories of intercultural contact and emotional survival in a complex world.

A swimming pool in the Kalahari Desert, the ice skates of a boy in a wheelchair, and a midnight train ride in the cool African night form the backdrop of the eight diverse stories in Swimming. Some of the stories take place in Africa, others in the United States, but in all of them, the characters confront cultural and r...(Read More)
 
 
Take This
Take This (July 2015)
A Novel
Steven Lewis - Author

One man’s always humbling and sometimes humorous path to forgiveness and redemption.

Take This, a tight cinematic narrative, follows the journey of a recently divorced and dispirited sixty-year-old psychotherapist, Robert Tevis, traveling in a Winnebago from his former home in upstate New York, eventually ending up in Costa Rica.

“Oh, the complications of love, ma...(Read More)
 
 
Dancing with Diana
Dancing with Diana (June 2015)
A Novel
Jo Salas - Author

A bright young man with cerebral palsy has his destiny intertwined with Princess Diana’s.

Visiting a school for disabled boys, the future Princess Diana singles out wheelchair-bound Alex to dance with—a five-minute encounter that colors the rest of his life, though quickly forgotten by her. Alex, a survivor of severe school bullying, thinks constantly of the tall girl with blue eyes—until one d...(Read More)
 
 
Spiridion
Spiridion (May 2015)
George Sand - Author
Patricia J. F. Worth - Translator

An abbot’s ghost searches for an intelligent monk to exhume his manuscript from a hellish crypt and learn the truth that monks lack two things: freedom of inquiry and benevolence.

Both Gothic and philosophical, Spiridion tells the story of a young novice, Angel, who finds himself cruelly ostracized by his monastic superiors and terrified by the ghostly visits of his monastery’s founder, the ab...(Read More)
 
 
Bricktop's Paris
Bricktop's Paris (February 2015)
African American Women in Paris between the Two World Wars
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting - Author

2015 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

LONGLISTED - 2015 American Library in Paris Book Award, presented by the American Library in Paris


Tells the fascinating story of African American women who traveled to France to seek freedom of expression.

During the Jazz Age, France became a place where an African American woman could realize...(Read More)
 
 
Shipwrecked on a Traffic Island
Shipwrecked on a Traffic Island (November 2014)
And Other Previously Untranslated Gems
Colette - Author
Zack Rogow - Translator
Renée Morel - Translator

A collection of Colette’s best writings that have never before appeared in English.

The French writer Colette (1873–1954) is best known in the United States for such classic novels as Gigi and Cheri, which were made into popular movies, but she was a prolific author. This meticulously translated collection offers some of her best fiction, personal essays, articles, and talks, all appea...(Read More)
 
 
The Glory and Other Stories
The Glory and Other Stories (September 2014)
Rosanne Weston - Author

Eight intimate stories that speak to the spiritual question of what matters in life.

This collection of stories presents characters drawn with such depth and detail that you will swear you met them somewhere before. The self-described “old maid” who marries at 73. The high school principal who sees his orderly existence upended by a new colleague. The middle-aged, divorced woman who has a series of dre...(Read More)
 
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