A unique, funny, and vivid cast of characters populates this heartfelt, and quintessentially Southern coming-of-age novel.
Jesse fills his sketchbook with drawings and portraits of his blood brother, Rise, and his comic strip, Spodi Roti and Wise, as he makes sense of the complexities of friendship, loyalty, and loss in a neighborhood where drive-bys, vicious gangs, and abusive cops are everyday realities.
A harrowing portrait of date rape told from the point of view of the accused.
A spellbinding book about two very different sisters dwelling on opposite sides of life and death who bravely try to overcome the void and bring light to each other.
A lighthearted story of four girls and their father, a gentle, widowed botany professor who allows his daughters their freedom but is always nearby when they need comfort or support.
Scintillating visions of life, home, work, and family expressed in accessible language through which the poet magnifies daily events into art.
Habitat offers an opportunity to trace a remarkable poetic career. In their richly various shapes, colors, textures, and strategies, Galvin’s poems bear witness to matters both joyful and intractable.
Star Dust shows that the forms of his originality continue to deepen and change as he constantly renews his contract with the idea of truth.
Ashbery’s new poems express a sly playfulness, a tender theatricality, a surreal sensibility, and an urbane wit. They are especially sharp, arch, and complexly moody.