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Gay Propaganda. Russian Love Stories

  “This project comes at a really important time. There’s nothing like putting a human face on the struggle for acceptance and equality. Love conquers all.” —Greg Louganis, quadruple Olympic gold medalist “The most potent weapon in the fight against anti-LGBT prejudice is the reality of who we are instead of the caricatures presented by […]

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Griffintown

  LITERARY FICTION “A novel which has all the bitterness of Cormac McCarthy’s great westerns.” — L’actualité “This novel’s tour de force is its ability to conjure up an obsolete and poverty-stricken world and raise it to great heights, making it both enthralling and incredibly alive. There is something of a great writer in Marie […]

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Hitler’s Girls

LITERARY FICTION Adolf Hitler’s secret mistress, an upstanding member of the British aristocracy, gives birth to a daughter. The child is whisked away at infancy and raised as an orphan. She is protected from the truth concerning her origins, but that doesn’t prevent the remnants of Hitler’s scattered empire from seeking her out as part […]

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Goings. In Thirteen Sittings

LITERARY FICTION | SHORT STORIES Goings: In Thirteen Sittings is Gordon Lish’s first completely original work in sixteen years, stories that mark the ongoing vitality of one of the era’s enduring scribes. Widely acknowledged as perhaps the most influential editor since Maxwell Perkins,  Gordon Lish has quite simply changed the face of American literature. The […]

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The Positive Trait Thesaurus

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING ‘In these brilliantly conceived, superbly organized and astonishingly thorough volumes, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi have created an invaluable resource for writers and storytellers. Whether you are searching for new and unique ways to add and define characters, or brainstorming methods for revealing those characters without resorting to clichés, it […]

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The Negative Trait Thesaurus

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING ‘In these brilliantly conceived, superbly organized and astonishingly thorough volumes, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi have created an invaluable resource for writers and storytellers. Whether you are searching for new and unique ways to add and define characters, or brainstorming methods for revealing those characters without resorting to clichés, it […]

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Chronicle of the Murdered House

LITERARY FICTION – CLASSIC “When a friend suggested that Crônica da casa assassinada might be the greatest modern Brazilian novel, I was startled. There are so many more obvious candidates, after all. But as I thought about it, I realized that the statement wasn’t as strange as it sounds. The book itself is strange – […]

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Adventures of a Young Divorcee (Tribulations d’une Jeune divorcée)

FICTION – HUMOR Contains new illustrations by the author! Deborah, a young housewife, submissive and dependent, divorces after discovering her husband cheating on her. She then finds herself in the life of a head of the family and working woman she had always ignored. The adventures keep coming for Deborah, who will have to learn […]

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Anaïs Nin: Naked Under the Mask (Anais Nin, Masquée et si nue)

  FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY  A tribute to the world’s first female erotic writer Anaïs Nin was born in France en 1903. It’s her father, disappointed to have a daughter, who chose this ambiguous name. An esthete and perverse pianist, Joaquin Nin abandoned his wife and children ten years later. Teenager haunted by literature then frustrated wife […]

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A Narco History. How the United State and Mexico Jointly Created the “Mexican Drug War”

CURRENT AFFAIRS The “War Against Drugs”: who started it, and why? What are its consequences in real terms, not mere statistics, for the people most affected by it? One hundred thousand deaths later—with the vast majority of those killed innocent citizens, such as the 43 teachers college students murdered in Guerrero—the solution to peace requires […]

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