Kate Padilla

Kate Padilla

Kate Padilla is an author, poet and artist. Her book, Apples Rot on the Ground (May 2020), is a collection of gut-wrenching poems detailing the racism and bigotry that existed for Hispanic families in early New Mexico & Wyoming.
The Red Chamber by Pauline A. Chen

The Red Chamber by Pauline A. Chen

The Red Chamber Pauline A. Chen Vintage Books April 9, 2013 Softcover/400 pages ISBN: 978-0-130794656-0 Buy This Book www.amazon.com       ". . .offering insight into Chinese women's strength and courage . . ."  Pauline A....

Season of the Rainbirds by Nadeem Aslam

Season of the Rainbirds by Nadeem Aslam

Season of the Rainbirds Nadeem Aslam Knopf March 26, 2013 Softcover/208 pages ISBN: 978-0345802828 Buy This Book www.amazon.com     ". . .first, exceptional novel . . ."  Nadeem Aslam exquisitely portrays in rich poetic language the emotional...

y by Marjorie Celona

y by Marjorie Celona

Marjorie Celona’s uniquely titled debut novel, y, portrays the harsh reality of an abandoned child horrifically abused by foster parents. The child launches a desperate search to understand why her mother dropped her off hours after she was born in front of the YWCA (hence the title) wrapped in a sweatshirt.

Dinner with Churchill by Cita Stelzer

Dinner with Churchill by Cita Stelzer

Hungry for a delicious book on diplomacy? Try a Dinner with Churchill, a compilation of unpublished material by Cita Stelzer, a researcher at Churchill College, that serves up Churchill’s “policy-making at the dinner table.”

Books to Die For by John Connolly and Declan Burke

Books to Die For by John Connolly and Declan Burke

“Books to Die For” is a book you can’t live without. Mystery authors John Connolly and Declan Burke have compiled an anthology of the world’s greatest mystery writers and asked them to select their favorite story or novel and explain why each venerates it.

If the Buddha Had Kids by Charlotte Kasl

If the Buddha Had Kids by Charlotte Kasl

Healthy and peaceful parenting, Dr. Charlotte Kasl suggests in her latest book,“if the Buddha had kids,” is achievable without “screaming, shaming, humiliating, lecturing, punishing and hitting” children.

The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig

The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig

Prolific writer Ivan Doig’s new novel, “The Bartender’s Tale,” is a coming-of-age tale narrated by Rusty, abandoned by his mother and left with relatives until he was six years old when his bar-tending father, Tom Harry, rescues him and takes him to Gros Ventre, Montana.

Marilyn by Lois Banner

Marilyn by Lois Banner

Academic scholar and feminist Lois Banner’s unique analytical biography of Marilyn Monroe’s personas, “Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox,” includes previously-unearthed materials to establish how historical events and “geography of gender” intersected to produce a worldwide icon of beauty and glamour.