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Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer
ISBN: PB: 9781938769511, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, March 2020
72 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In "The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer", Eric Tran contends with the aftermath of a close friend's suicide while he simultaneously explores the complexities of being a gay man of color. Grief opens into unraveling circles of inquiry as Tran reflects o...
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£14,00
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Voice Message
ISBN: PB: 9781938769528, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, March 2020
72 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Through the poems of "Voice Message", Katherine Barrett Swett reflects on her personal tragedy and the fragility of human lives and bodies with a tender care. Her debut collection explores the powers of art and poetry to participate in the processing...
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£14,00
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Heartland Calamitous
ISBN: PB: 9781938769535, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, March 2020
128 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
Emerging from deep in America's hinterland, Michael Credico's flash fiction portrays an absurdist, exaggerated, and bizarre vision of the Midwest known as the heartland. The stories are clipped views into a land filled with slippery confusion and cha...
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£15,00
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Praise Song for My Children New and Selected Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781938769504, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, March 2020
240 pp., 23.4x13.9 cm
"Praise Song for My Children" celebrates twenty-one years of poetry by one of the most significant African poets of this century. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley guides us through the complex and intertwined highs and lows of motherhood and all the roles that...
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£16,00
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Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe
ISBN: PB: 9781938769429, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, September 2019
290 pp., 17.7x12.7 cm
After her adoptive mother's death, Lori Jakiela, at the age of forty, begins to seek the identity of her birth parents. In the midst of this loss, Jakiela also finds herself with a need to uncover her family's medical history to gather answers for he...
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£14,00
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Cage of Lit Glass
ISBN: PB: 9781938769399, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, September 2019
104 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The debut poetry collection of Charles Kell, "Cage of Lit Glass" engages themes of death, incarceration, and family through a range of physical, emotional, and philosophical spaces. In startling images of beauty and violence, Kell creates a haunting...
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£13,00
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Epithalamia
ISBN: PB: 9781938769436, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, September 2019
40 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Inhabiting the claustrophobia of marriage and domestic life, Erinn Batykefer's poems use the deeply personal as the lens through which she investigates larger cultural ideas. She reckons with feeling simultaneously large and small, finding ways to fa...
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£9,00
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Limited by Body Habitus An American Fat Story
ISBN: PB: 9781938769405, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, September 2019
208 pp., 21.5x15.2 cm
Jennifer Renee Blevins's debut memoir, "Limited by Body Habitus: An American Fat Story", sheds light on her experiences living with the emotional and psychological struggles of taking up space in a fat-phobic world. Bringing together experiences of p...
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£14,00
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Not Dead Yet and Other Stories
ISBN: PB: 9781938769412, University of Chicago Press, Autumn House Press, September 2019
216 pp., 20.3x13.9 cm
"Not Dead Yet" studies the uncertainties of loss, turning a gaze toward the often-silenced voices of the infirm, elderly, and adolescent. Rich in humor and honesty, Hadley Moore's debut collection of short stories presents a contemporary set of narra...
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£14,00
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