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South of Luck: cover showing an old blue car in a field. The image is sepia tone with the title text written in white, all capps font, superimposed on top of it.
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South of Luck
Jim Guhl
Fall 2021

The Book of Casey Adair: Cover showing a photo of a disco that has been recolored in holographic reds, purples, and greens. The title text spans across the page in striking white font.
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The Book of Casey Adair
Ken Harvey
Fall 2021

A Driftless Murder: Cover showing an inverted photo of cliffside trees. In the black sky above the tree line, the title text hovers in striking white font. The author text sits below the title text and is written in small, orange font.
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A Driftless Murder
Jerry McGinley
Fall 2021

Death on a Starry Night
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Death on a Starry Night
Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
Fall 2021

Death by the Bay
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NOW IN PAPERBACK
Death by the Bay
Patricia Skalka
Fall 2021

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Add This to the List of Things That You Are
Chris Fink
Spring 2021

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Quertext
An Anthology of Queer Voices from German-Speaking Europe
Edited by Gary Schmidt and Merrill Cole
Spring 2021

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The Restaurant Inspector
Alex Pickett
Spring 2021

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Sex with Strangers
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Michael Lowenthal
Spring 2021

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The Blondes of Wisconsin
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Anthony Bukoski
Spring 2021

Death Washes Ashore: the cover shows a picture of a lone canoe on a foggy lake, a forest at the water's edge. The title text is written in transparent white font at the top half of the page. Design by Sara DeHaan.
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Death Washes Ashore
Patricia Skalka
Spring 2021

Minus One: Cover showing a pink balloon floating on a lake. The sky is cloudy and pink. The title text is set on top of and below the sky line.
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Minus One
Doris Iarovici
Fall 2020

Independence: Cover art showing a rain covered window looking out on a blurry landscape of grass and cloudy sky.
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Independence
Evan Balkan
Fall 2020

Half: A close-up photo of two women with their faces pressed together. The image is cut so that only one half of each face is visible. Where the faces meet, the title, Half, is written sideways, in large white font, in contrast to the orange hue of the picture.
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Half
Sharon Harrigan
Spring 2020

A Milwaukee Inheritance: Cover showing an artistic depiction of key attached to a house keychain, colored gray, and repeated in a slightly offset orange. Behind this image is a white map of Milwaukee. The title text alternates orange and gray, mimicking the coloration of the key and house keychain.
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A Milwaukee Inheritance
David Milofsky
Fall 2019

Falling: Cover showing two shadows reaching for each other across a road. The cover text is proclaimed in yellow font, contrasting the grayscale nature of the rest of the image.
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Falling
Trebor Healey
Fall 2019

Underground Women: cover art of an old, black and white photograph of a young woman, the photo layered with blue and red spray paint splotches.
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Underground Women
Jesse Lee Kercheval
Spring 2018

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The Dead of Achill Island
Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
Spring 2019

Death by the Bay: cover art of dark blue water against a rocky shore.
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Death by the Bay
Patricia Skalka
Sping 2019

Starvation Shore: cover art of a person wearing a thick, winter coat, the hood pulled over their head, with snow obscuring their face. The image is dark blue at the bottom, becoming a lighter aquamarine towards the top.
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Starvation Shore
Laura Waterman
Spring 2019

A young girl in a sepia-toned photograph stares directly at the camera. The portrait fades diagonally from top left to bottom right into a navy photo of a steam ferry headed left.
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Across the Great Lake
Lee Zacharias
Spring 2020

The Book of Joshua: cover art of a matte grey background, interrupted by the teal to lime green ombre of the text and art. There is a basic drawing of an eye. Both the text and the eye are drawn in a scratchy, messy fashion.
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The Book of Joshua
Jennifer Anne Moses
Fall 2018

Eleven Miles to Oshkosh: Cover art of a close up picture of a red bicycle's back tire. The bike is on a dirt road. The title in written in a thick, curly, white font.
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Eleven Miles to Oshkosh
Jim Guhl
Fall 2020

Lava Falls: cover art of a woman in a white dress under water.
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Lava Falls
Lucy Jane Bledsoe
Fall 2020

Death Rides the Ferry: cover art of the wake behind a ferry, a small bit of land on the horizon.
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Death Rides the Ferry
Patricia Skalka
Spring 2020

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Cold as Thunder
Jerry Apps
Spring 2018

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The Disintegrations
A Novel
Alistair McCartney
Spring 2019

The Off Season: red and blue illustrated cover art of swirling water around a far off lighthouse, with a conglomeration of houses in the forefront of the image.
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The Off Season
Amy Hoffman
Spring 2019

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A Thin Bright Line
Lucy Jane Bledsoe
Fall 2016

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The Phantom of Thomas Hardy
Floyd Skloot
Fall 2016

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Death in Cold Water
Patricia Skalka
Fall 2018

Death on a Starry Night
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Death on a Starry Night
Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
Spring 2016

Women Lovers, or The Third Woman
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Women Lovers, or The Third Woman
Natalie Clifford Barny
Spring 2016

Eugenia
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Eugenia
A Fictional Sketch of Future Customs
Eduardo Urzaiz
Edited and translated by Sarah A. Buck Kachaluba and Aaron Dziubinskyj

Spring 2016

JD
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JD
A Novel
Mark Merlis
Spring 2015

Meet Me Halfway
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Meet Me Halfway
Milwaukee Stories
Jennifer Morales
Spring 2015

A Winsome Murder
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A Winsome Murder
James DeVita
Spring 2015

Death at Gills Rock
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Death at Gills Rock
A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery
Patricia Skalka
Spring 2015

The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County
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The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County
A Novel
Jerry Apps
Fall 2014

Assault with a Deadly Lie
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Assault with a Deadly Lie
A Nick Hoffman Novel of Suspense
Lev Raphael
Fall 2014

Little Reef and Other Stories
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Little Reef and Other Stories
Michael Carroll
Spring 2014

A Kind of Dream
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A Kind of Dream
Stories
Kelly Cherry
Spring 2014

Murder in Lascaux
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Murder in Lascaux
A Nora Barnes and Toby Sandler Mystery
Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
Spring 2014

The Body in Bodega Bay
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The Body in Bodega Bay
A Nora Barnes and Toby Sandler Mystery
Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
Spring 2014

The City of Palaces
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The City of Palaces
A Novel
Michael Nava
Spring 2014

Death Stalks Door County
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Death Stalks Door County
A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery
Patricia Skalka
Spring 2014

A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories
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A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories
Glenway Wescott, Edited and with an introduction by Jerry Rosco
Fall 2013

Tamarack River Ghost
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Tamarack River Ghost
A Novel
Jerry Apps
Fall 2012

Sunlit Riffles and Shadowed Runs
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Sunlit Riffles and Shadowed Runs
Stories of Fly Fishing in America
Kent Cowgill
Fall 2012

Midnight Catch
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Midnight Catch
A Novel
Norman Gilliland
Fall 2012

A Horse Named Sorrow
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A Horse Named Sorrow
A Novel
Trebor Healey
Fall 2012

The Paternity Test
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The Paternity Test
A Novel
Michael Lowenthal
Fall 2012

The Time of the Goats
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The Time of the Goats
Luan Starova, Translated by Christina E. Kramer
Fall 2012

The Baileys Harbor Bird and Booyah Club
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The Baileys Harbor Bird and Booyah Club
Dave Crehore
Spring 2012

Love and Fatigue in America
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Love and Fatigue in America
Roger King
Spring 2012

The Waters of Star Lake
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The Waters of Star Lake
A Novel
Sara Rath
Spring 2012

My Father’s Books
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My Father’s Books
Luan Starova, Translated by Christina E. Kramer
Spring 2012

The Green Suit
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The Green Suit
Stories
Dwight Allen
Fall 2011

Ambientes
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Ambientes
New Queer Latino Writing
Edited by Lázaro Lima and Felice Picano
Spring 2011

Remembrance of Things I Forgot
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Remembrance of Things I Forgot
A Novel
Bob Smith
Spring 2011

Cranberry Red
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Cranberry Red
A Novel
Jerry Apps
Fall 2010

Catina’s Haircut
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Catina’s Haircut
A Novel in Stories
Paola Corso
Fall 2010

The Travels of Increase Joseph
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The Travels of Increase Joseph
A Historical Novel about a Pioneer Preacher
Jerry Apps
Spring 2010

The Big Bang Symphony
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The Big Bang Symphony
A Novel of Antarctica
Lucy Jane Bledsoe
Spring 2010

Bai Ganyo
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Bai Ganyo
Incredible Tales of a Modern Bulgarian
Aleko Konstantinov, Edited by Victor A. Friedman
Spring 2010

Blue Shadows Farm
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Blue Shadows Farm
A Novel
Jerry Apps
Fall 2009

Sugarless
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Sugarless
A Novel
James Magruder
Fall 2009

The Typewriter Satyr
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The Typewriter Satyr
A Novel
Dwight Allen
Spring 2009

The End of the World Book
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The End of the World Book
A Novel
Alistair McCartney
Spring 2008

In a Pickle
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In a Pickle
A Family Farm Story
Jerry Apps
Fall 2007

The Theatre of Genocide
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The Theatre of Genocide
Four Plays about Mass Murder in Rwanda, Bosnia, Cambodia, and Armenia
Edited and with an introduction by Robert Skloot
Fall 2007

Other Witnesses
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Other Witnesses
An Anthology of Literature of the German Americans, 1850–1914
Edited and with introductory essays by Cora Lee Kluge
Spring 2007

Where Bones Dance
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Where Bones Dance
An English Girlhood, An African War
Nina Newington
Spring 2007

Death of a Department Chair
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Death of a Department Chair
A Novel
Lynn C. Miller
Fall 2006

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
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The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Book Three: The Cattle Cars Are Waiting, 1942–1944
Chava Rosenfarb, Translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler
Fall 2006

Somewhere in Germany
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Somewhere in Germany
An Autobiographical Novel
Stefanie Zweig, Translated by Marlies Comjean
Fall 2006

Plum Wine
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Plum Wine
A Novel
Angela Davis-Gardner
Spring 2006

Star Lake Saloon and Housekeeping Cottages
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Star Lake Saloon and Housekeeping Cottages
An Abridged Audiobook
Sara Rath, As read by Jim Fleming on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Chapter a Day
Spring 2006

Secretly Inside
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Secretly Inside
A Novel
Hans Warren, Translated by S. J. Leinbach
Spring 2006

Jagged with Love
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Jagged with Love
Susanna Childress
Fall 2005

Giovanna’s 86 Circles
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Giovanna’s 86 Circles
And Other Stories
Paola Corso
Fall 2005

Setting the Lawn on Fire
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Setting the Lawn on Fire
A Novel
Mack Friedman
Fall 2005

Mr. Brecher’s Fiasco
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Mr. Brecher’s Fiasco
A Novel
Martin Kessel, Translated by Brigitte Goldstein
Fall 2005

They Change the Subject
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They Change the Subject
Douglas A. Martin
Fall 2005

This Is Not the Tropics
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This Is Not the Tropics
Stories
Ladette Randolph
Fall 2005

Star Lake Saloon and Housekeeping Cottages
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Star Lake Saloon and Housekeeping Cottages
A Novel
Sara Rath
Fall 2005

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
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The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Book Two: From the Depths I Call You, 1940–1942
Chava Rosenfarb, Translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler
Fall 2005

Farm Crossing
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Farm Crossing
The Amazing Adventures of Addie and Zachary
Jack Bushnell, Illustrated by Laurie Caple
Spring 2005

Alligators May Be Present
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Alligators May Be Present
A Novel
Andrew Furman
Spring 2005

Glimmering Girls
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Glimmering Girls
A Novel of the Fifties
Merrill Joan Gerber
Spring 2005

Sand Mansions
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Sand Mansions
A Novel
Norman Gilliland
Spring 2005

The German Officer’s Boy
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The German Officer’s Boy
Harlan Greene
Spring 2005

Barnstorm
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Barnstorm
Contemporary Wisconsin Fiction
Edited by Raphael Kadushin
Spring 2005

Fred in Love
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Fred in Love
Felice Picano
Spring 2005

A Fire in His Head
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A Fire in His Head
The Adventures of Wandering Aengus
Loreto Todd
Spring 2005

The Letters of Mina Harker
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The Letters of Mina Harker
Dodie Bellamy, New foreword by Dennis Cooper
Fall 2004

The Inhabited Woman
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The Inhabited Woman
Gioconda Belli, Translated by Kathleen March
Fall 2004

Ballad of Another Time
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Ballad of Another Time
A Novel
José Luis González
Fall 2004

Death Claims
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Death Claims
A Dave Brandstetter Mystery
Joseph Hansen
Fall 2004

Fadeout
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Fadeout
A Dave Brandstetter Mystery
Joseph Hansen, With a new preface
Fall 2004

The Bonjour Gene
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The Bonjour Gene
A Novel
J. A. Marzán
Fall 2004

A Letter to Harvey Milk
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A Letter to Harvey Milk
Short Stories
Lesléa Newman
Fall 2004

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
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The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto
Book One: On the Brink of the Precipice, 1939
Chava Rosenfarb, Translated from the Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler
Fall 2004

<em>The Manor</em> and <em>The Estate</em>
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The Manor and The Estate
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Fall 2004

Sitti Djaoerah
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Sitti Djaoerah
A Novel of Colonial Indonesia
M.J. Soetan Hasoendoetan, Translated by Susan Rodgers
Spring 2004

Level 7
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Level 7
Mordecai Roshwald, Edited and with a new foreword by David Seed
Spring 2004

Voices from the Thai Countryside
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Voices from the Thai Countryside
“The Necklace” and Other Stories by Samruam Singh
Samruam Singh, Edited and Translated by Katherine A. Bowie
Spring 2004

Life in the Damn Tropics
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Life in the Damn Tropics
A Novel
David Unger, Foreword by Gioconda Belli
Spring 2004

Nowhere in Africa
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Nowhere in Africa
An Autobiographical Novel
Stefanie Zweig, Translated by Marlies Comjean
Spring 2004

Don Juan in the Village
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Don Juan in the Village
A Novel
Jane DeLynn
Fall 2003

In Thrall
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In Thrall
A Novel
Jane DeLynn
Fall 2003

Suspicion
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Suspicion
A Novel
Laura Grimaldi, Translated by Robin Pickering-Iazzi
Fall 2003

Telling Moments
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Telling Moments
Autobiographical Lesbian Short Stories
Edited by Lynda Hall
Fall 2003

Tent of Miracles
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Tent of Miracles
Jorge Amado, Translated by Barbara Shelby Merello
Spring 2003

Tieta
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Tieta
Jorge Amado, Translated by Barbara Shelby Merello
Spring 2003

Beijing
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Beijing
A Novel
Philip Gambone
Spring 2003

Building Fiction
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Building Fiction
How to Develop Plot and Structure
Jesse Lee Kercheval
Spring 2003

The Museum of Happiness
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The Museum of Happiness
A Novel
Jesse Lee Kercheval
Spring 2003

Latin Moon in Manhattan
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Latin Moon in Manhattan
A Novel
Jaime Manrique
Spring 2003

Twilight at the Equator
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Twilight at the Equator
A Novel
Jaime Manrique
Spring 2003

A Friend of Kissinger
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A Friend of Kissinger
A Novel
David Milofsky
Spring 2003

Stories of an Imaginary Childhood
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Stories of an Imaginary Childhood
Melvin Jules Bukiet
Fall 2002

Mazel
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Mazel
Rebecca Goldstein
Fall 2002

Beatrice of Bayou Têche
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Beatrice of Bayou Têche
Alice Ilgenfritz Jones, Introduction by Thomas H. Fick and Eva Gold
2001

Bryher: Two Novels
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Bryher: Two Novels
Development and Two Selves
Bryher, With an introduction by Joanne Winning
Fall 2000

Kallocain
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Kallocain
Karin Boye, Translated by Gustaf Lannestock
Spring 1966

The Werewolf
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The Werewolf
Aksel Sandemose
1966