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Author(s) / Translator(s)

Afghanistan: Soviet Vietnam
Alaska Deception
Amazonian Chronicles
American Soul
ARTES: An International Reader of Literature, Art, and Music
August '39


Alexander, Meena
Arteaga, Alfred
Arad, Miriam (translator)
Auster, Paul (Introduction)
Avena, Thomas

Blind in One Ear
Blue Island
Blue Numbers
Bread and Stones


Baer-Brown, Leslie, and Bob Rhein
Belletto, Ren&eacute
Bezzi, Tom
Bles, Mark
Bouvier, Nicolas
Brinton, William, and Alan Rinzler, editors
Brancatelli, Robert
Braybrooke, Neville, editor
Brebner, Ann
Brodkey, Harold
Burciaga, José Antonio

Calle 10
Camille Claudel
Cannibal Eliot and the Lost Histories of San Francisco
Carmen Dog
Centaur's Son
Child at War: The True Story of a Young Belgian Resistance Fighter
Chinaberry Album
Chocolate Mouse
Christ on the Rue Jacob
City of Many Days
Complete Sylvie and Bruno
Conjuring Tibet
Crunching Gravel


Carpentier, Alejo
Carroll, Lewis
Chamberlain, Harriet, coauthor
Chambers, Ruth Coe
Chedid, Andrée
Christensen, Thomas and Carol (translators)
Clarke, Terence
Claudel, Camille (fictional treatment)
Conley, Ellen Alexander
Cook, William O.
Cosman, Carol (translator)
Cotten, Joseph  

Dancing for Diaghilev
Day Nothing Happened
Diary of Emily Dickinson
Dirty Bird Blues
Dream of Order
Dreams Die Hard


Daughtry, Philip
Davidson, Michael, Lyn Hejinian, Ron Silliman & Barrett Watten
Delbée, Anne
Deming, Alison
Detzer, Eric
Dickinson, Emily (fictional treatment)
Dobson, Andrew, editor
Donald, Anabel

Early Stages
Earth Keepers: A Sourcebook on Environmental Issues and Action
Eve: Her Story
Expect a Worm in Every Apple


Eichengreen, Lucille
Emshwiller, Carol
Eunson, Dale

Face of the Deep
Fantastic Tales
Flesh and Blood: On Sex, Violence, and Censorship
Foreign Affairs
Fragments of Stained Glass
From Ashes to Life: My Memories of the Holocaust
Fun in a Chinese Laundry


Farber, Thomas
Farmer, Penelope
Forest, Philippe
Fowler, Gene
Fromer, Rebecca Camhi
Fuller, Jamie  

Garden Story
George Raft
Getting of Wisdom
Girl With a Monkey
Good Night Sweet Prince
Green Essentials: What You Need to Know about the Environment
Green Reader
Guest in the Jungle
Guide to Capturing a Plum Blossom


Gabriel, Eric
Gammon, Catherine
Gardea, Jesús
Gerber, Alain
Gielgud, John
Gish, Lillian
Goldberg, Zosia
Goldsmith, Bruce
Guiles, Fred L.

Harlow: An Intimate Biography
Harp and the Shadow
Hiding in Plain Sight
Hieroglyphic Tales
Higher Ground
Honeysuckle, Creosote, and Trainsmoke
House by the Sea: A Memoir of the Holocaust in Greece
House with the Blue Bed
Hubble Time


Halkin, Hillel (translator)
Hareven, Shulamith
Harris, David
Hejinian, Lyn, et al.
Henderson, Simon
Herbst, Harriet
Holman, J. Martin (translator)
Houston, James D.
Howarth, Steven
Huffhines, Kathy, editor
Huxley, Laura
Hwang Sun-Won

I Have a Place
In Few Words / En Pocas Palabras: Latino Folk Wit and Wisdom
In the Mountains of America
In the Ring of Fire: A Pacific Basin Journey
Instant Empire
Irish Wine
Iron Curtain Rising: A Personal Journey through the Changing Landscape of Eastern Europe
Isabel Out of the Rain
Italy 50's


Inter Press Service  

Japanese Chronicles
Judgment Day Archives


Jameson, Richard, editor
Jangfeldt, Bengt, and Gunnar Harding, editors
Jovanovski, Meto
Junker, Howard, editor

King of Comedy
King of Rumah Nadai


Katakis, Michael, editor
Keough, Peter, editor
Kittredge, William
Kornbluth, Josh
Kourouma, Ahmadou

Lao-tzu's Taoteching
Leaping Man Hill
Leningrad: American Writers in the Soviet Union
Life Sentences: Writers, Artists, & AIDS
Living in Freedom: The New Prague
Long Lost Journey
Love and Hisses: The Hottest Film Controversies
Lovers and Fugitives


Lamberton, Ken
Laufer, Peter
Lehman, Eric Gabriel
Lehr, William
Lesser, Wendy, editor
Levine, Suzanne Jill (translator)
Lipsett, Suzanne
Lloyd, Susan Caperna

Maiden Ape
Manhattan Music
Masters and Servants
Men's Club
Movies, Mr. Griffith, and Me
Multiple Child
My Father in the Night


Macnee, Patrick
Maier, Carol (translator)
Major, Clarence
Martien, Jerry
Mason, Wyatt Alexander (translator)
Mautner, Gabriella
McNamara, Katherine
Meltzer, David, editor
Meunier, Jacques & Anne-Marie Savarin
Michaels, Leonard
Michon, Pierre
Moore, Alison
Morley, Robert
Moscovi, Andrei
Muir, Charles & Caroline

Nampally Road
Narrow Road to the Deep North
Night Ride with Dahlia
Night Train
Nightmare Abroad
No Pictures in My Grave: A Spiritual Journey in Sicily


Needleman, Jacob
Nowicki, Ron

Origin of the World
Paris in the Fifties
Passion: A Novel
Personality Surgeon
Pharmako/Dynamis: Stimulating Plants, Potions & Herbcraft
Pharmako/Gnosis: Plant Teachers and the Poison Path
Pharmako/Poeia: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft
Philip's Chair
Play of Light
Pleasures of Age
Poor Dear Charlotte
Poppies: Odyssey of an Opium Eater
Portraits of the Fifties
Produced and Abandoned: The Best Films You've Never Seen
Profane Friendship
Psychic Detectives


O'Conner, Garry
Obenzinger, Hilton
Oldham, Perry
Painter, Charlotte
Pendell, Dale
Perera, Victor
Petschull, Jurgen
Peters, Robert
Philo, Thomas
Pine, Red (Bill Porter)
Po-jen, Sung
Poller, Nidra (translator)
Polster, James
Potter, Jennifer  

Question of Consent, A: Innocence and Complicity in the Glen Ridge Rape Case
Reading Jazz
Red Diaper Baby
Reflex and Bone Structure
Remember Me
Renoir, My Father
Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood
Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits
Roots and Branches: Contemporary Essays by West Coast Writers
Rumkowski and the Orphans of Lodz
Rumor of an Elephant
Running Through Fire: How I Survived the Holocaust


Radke, Judith (translator)
Rainer, Peter, editor
Raspail Jean
Red Pine/Bill Porter
Reed, Ishmael (Introduction)
Renoir, Jean
Rhein, Bob
Richardson, Henry [Ethyl Florence Lindesay]
Rinzler, Alan, and William Brinton, editors
Roberts, Mary Jane
Rogow, Zack (translator)
Romero, Danny
Roth, Sanford  

Sacred Trusts: Essays on Stewardship and Responsibility
Seeds in the Wind
Setting Free the Actor
Shadows of a Sound
Shell Game: A True Account of Beads and Money in North America
Short Happy Life of Mister Ghichka
Silverado Squatters
Slave Trail
Small Spaces Between Emergencies
Smile, Honey
Something Hidden Behind the Ranges: A Himalayan Quest
Start of the End of It All
Story Earth: Native Voices on the Environment
Strange Ailments, Uncertain Cures
Stripping Away the Sorrows from this World
Such Was the Season
Synonym for Love


Saign, Geoffrey C.
Sand, George
Sarduy, Severo
Schafer, Mark (translator)
Schurmann, Franz
Sennett, Mack, & Cameron Shipp
Shulman, Irving
Siciliano, Enzo
Silliman, Ron, et al.
Sokolova, Lydia
Sommer, Mark
Sragow, Michael, editor
Sternberg, Joseph Von
Robert Louis Stevenson
Sung Po-jen  

Taking of Agnes
Tangled Vines
Tantra: The Art of Conscious Loving
Taoteching, Lao-Tzu's
Temple of Iconoclasts
Temporary Homelands
They Went Thataway: Redefining Film Genres
Thirst: The Desert Trilogy
This Timeless Moment (reprinted by Celestial Arts)
To Feel These Things
Twilight and Other Stories
Tyrone Power


Tamarov, Vladislav
Tarchetti, I. U.
Taylor-Ide, Daniel
Thorpe, Douglas, editor  
Torracinta, Pascale (translator)

Vanity Will Get You Somewhere
Vocabulary of Peace: Politics, Culture, and Life in the Middle East


Venuti, Lawrence (translator)
von Sternberg, Joseph

Walking with Nobby: Conversations with Norman O. Brown
Warsaw: The Cabaret Years
Who Will Remember the People?
Who Owns the West?
The Wig
Wilderness and Razor Wire
Winter Diary
Without Force or Lies
Work and the Life of the Spirit
Writing Jazz


Wallace, Aubrey
Wallem, Irma
Walpole, Horace
Walton, Todd
Watten, Barrett, et al.
Weinstein, Marsha (translator)
White, Claire
Whiteson, Leon
Wilcock, J. Rodolfo
Willis, Meredith Sue
Wilson, Colin
Wimmer, Dick
Wright, Charles Stevenson

Zen Works of Stonehouse


Yablonski, Lewis