Literature & Essay

  • All the Things You Are

    All the Things You Are

    In this new collection Toren explores the musicality of personal life in essays describing the spirit of the pre-dawn gloaming the allure of half-forgotten childhood memories the wisdom of Tin Pan Alley and the anxieties and satisfactions of singing...

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  • By the Way

    By the Way

    In By the Way John Toren offers an eclectic portrait of modern life in essays ranging in subject from river-running to pre-Columbian astronomy with stops along the way at a World Press conclave a naturalists' convention a concert pianist's master class...

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  • Essaying the Essay

    Essaying the Essay

    Includes essays by: Michel de Montaigne William Cornwallis Thomas Culpepper Charles Colton Joseph Addison David Hume Samuel Johnson Leigh Hunt William Hazlitt Charles Lamb Ralph Waldo Emerson Alexander Smith Virginia Woolf Georg Luk&agravecs...

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  • Hope  a Myth Reawakened

    Hope a Myth Reawakened

    Springing from ancient Greek mythology Hope a Myth Reawakened invites the reader on a journey that is both epic in scope and deeply intimate in the questions it prompts us to ask ourselves about the nature of hope in a fragile world. Both a love story...

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  • Spain’s Great Untranslated

    Spain’s Great Untranslated

    AUTHORS: Fernando Aramburu Cristina Fernandez Cubas Miquel De Palol Ignacio Martinez De Pison Antonio Gamoneda Pere Gimferrer Berta Vias Mahou Cesar Antionio Molina Juan Antonio Masoliver Rodenas Olvido Garcia Valdes Pedro Zarraluki Juan Eduardo...

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  • Stars Shall Bend Their Voices

    Stars Shall Bend Their Voices

    In Stars Shall Bend Their Voices, some of the most respected living poets meditate on the role of hymns and spiritual songs in their lives and writing. Representing many spiritual traditions and many approaches to personal spiritual...

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  • The Divine Magnet

    The Divine Magnet

    These letters are full of passion humor doubt and spiritual yearning and offer an intimate view of Melville's personality. Lyrical and effusive they are literary works in themselves. This correspondence has been out of print for decades and even...

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  • The Long Weeping

    The Long Weeping

    Winner of the 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award for Essays In this collection of portraits the eye is the vital "lamp of the body " a spiritual organ van Eerden uses to craft essays that are as much encounters as they are likenesses as much...

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  • The New Minnesotans

    The New Minnesotans

    For more than two decades Minnesota has seen a new wave of immigration from disparate areas of the world including Eastern Europe Mexico Central and Latin America Africa and Southeast Asia. Gregg Aamot who has been covering immigration in Minnesota since...

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  • The Orison Anthology

    The Orison Anthology

    The Orison Anthology aims to not only fill but expand the space left by the absence of The Best American Spiritual Writing series. In addition to reprinted material each year the anthology will also include new previously unpublished works of fiction...

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  • The Ultimate Actualist Convention

    The Ultimate Actualist Convention

    Actualism may be regarded as less a movement than an attitude characterized primarily by generosity of spirit. Open-minded rebellious joyful dedicated deranged searching and self-satirizing. This volume is a montage: memoir history celebration ...

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