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Eudorica – William Cottwill Rose

Each day is a distance; all distance is an eternity. Terrorism threatens what was once a safe way of life, while the city streets crawl with vices in the midst of rainy nights. Animals wear animal heads, as the world sets human beings on podiums for eyes to assault. And you and I – we wait at the top of the tallest tower for all the buildings and people to crumble away beneath us. For as the autumn leaves fall, so must the generations of ...



Letters to a Young Writer – Colum McCann

From the bestselling author of the National Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin comes a lesson in how to be a writer—and so much more than that. Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. McCann asks his readers to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the stories we craft and hear. A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, Letters to a Young Writer is ...



I Hate Everyone, Except You – Clinton Kelly

Bestselling author and television host Clinton Kelly pens a hilariously candid, deliciously snarky collection of essays about his journey from awkward kid to slightly-less-awkward adult. Clinton Kelly is probably best known for teaching women how to make their butts look smaller. But in I Hate Everyone, Except You, he reveals some heretofore-unknown secrets about himself, like that he’s a finicky connoisseur of 1980s pornography, a disillusioned critic of New Jersey’s premier water parks, and perhaps the world’s least enthused high-school commencement speaker. Whether he’s throwing ...

Places and Times – Arthur Turfa

Poetry that follows the author from Pennsylvania to California, Germany, Hungary, New Mexico, and South Carolina; visit with him the places that helped him become the person he became. Walk along with him through great cities and woods, and as he meets people who remind him of where he has been. There are sonnet cycles, and freer verse forms as well.



Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman

Introducing an instant classic—master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest ...

The Law Office of Psycho & Satan – Tracy Edingfield

Tracy Edingfield’s revelatory novel takes an unflinching look at the practice of law. Defying genre labels, this is a political satire of the heavy responsibilities shouldered by lawyers, but it’s also a tale of newbie associate, Cooper Bach, recovering from devastating loss. As she emerges from her crucible, Coop takes up life of a rigorous litigator, answering the ever-increasing and seemingly impossible demands of her clients and law partners. If there’s anything to love in their new associate, her bosses will snuff it out, but ...



Juliet’s Answer – Glenn Dixon

Eat, Pray, Love meets The Rosie Project in this fresh, heartwarming memoir by a man who travels to Verona and volunteers to answer letters addressed to Shakespeare’s Juliet, all in an attempt to heal his own heartbreak. When Glenn Dixon is spurned by love, he packs his bags for Verona, Italy. Once there, he volunteers to answer the thousands of letters that arrive addressed to Juliet—letters sent from lovelorn people all over the world to Juliet’s hometown; people who long to understand the mysteries of ...

Why Has America Stopped Inventing? – Darin Gibby

America loves innovation and the can-do spirit that made this country what it is—a world leader in self-government, industry and technology, and pop culture. Everything about America has at one point or another been an experiment and a leap of faith. And one such experiment—upon which all others depend for success—is the U.S. Patent System. Why Has America Stopped Inventing? takes a close look at why this experiment appears to be failing, and why America has all but stopped inventing. Our belief that we are ...