Series: Walking the DogPaperbackIrena Karafilly9781771261883$20.00FICTION Oct 01, 2018
Whether set in Croatia, Canada or a village in the Aegean, the compelling stories of Irena Karafilly's Walking the Dog vividly dissect the infidelities committed wittingly and unwittingly by men and women as they try to make sense of their place in the world. Karifilly knows that the shadow of ourselves we see in our children will one day follow them--that the shifting dynamics and secrets of family life will continue to resonate long after childhood. It is Karafilly's gift to illuminate those shadows with compassion and honesty and an unflinch... + Read More
We all know someone. Or maybe that someone happens to be us. This groundbreaking landmark anthology explores the subject of cancer from all different points of view: patient, survivor, caregiver, lover, parent, child, doctor, surgeon, alternative healer, psychologist, compassionate human being, body part, and from the disease itself. The collection includes new and original poetry by established and emerging voices (some of whom are health practitioners): Molly Peacock, A.F. Moritz, Pamela Mordecai, Christian Bök, Catherine Graham, Canisia Lubr... + Read More
Series: On Second ThoughtPaperbackPriscila Uppal9781771261920$17.00POETRY Oct 01, 2018
This is no typical mid-life crisis. Poet Priscila Uppal, faced with a very serious and frightening health crisis as she turned 40, reexamined her relationship to everything in her life, including her sense of what it means to heal. Thoughtfully and playfully, with Uppal's famous dark wit and intense scrutiny of the self and language, these poems debate with the tragedies and absurdities of life in the 21st century, leading Uppal to explore dramatic changes of lifestyle, philosophy, physicality, sociability, spirituality, and aesthetics. A stanc... + Read More
The Gravel Lot that was Montana is a collection of poems that acts as a meditation on migration and place through the viewpoint of a contemporary Lenape speaker. It explores the physical and emotional spaces of contemporary southern Three Fires Territory and contemporary Montana. There is a strong Indigenous aspect to the collection as the narrator uses the movement of the Apsaaalooke from the southern shores of Lake Erie to their contemporary home of southern Montana as mirror to the narrator's movement from the Windsor-Detroit area to western... + Read More
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