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  • The Beat Generation in San Francisco: A Literary Tour

    The Beat Generation in San Francisco: A Literary Tour
    av Bill Morgan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864177

    A blow-by-blow unearthing of the places where the Beat writers first came to full bloom: the flat where Ginsberg wrote "Howl;" Gary Snyder's zen cottage in Berkeley; the ghostly railroad yards where Kerouac and Cassady toiled; the pads where Jack &…

  • Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Genocidal Impact of American Indian Residential Schools

    Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Genocidal Impact of American Indian Residential Schools
    av Ward Churchill

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864344

    For five consecutive generations, from roughly 1880 to 1980, Native American children in the United States and Canada were forcibly taken from their families and relocated to residential schools. The stated goal of this government program was to "ki…

  • A Power Governments Cannot Suppress

    A Power Governments Cannot Suppress
    av Howard Zinn

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864757

    A Power Governments Cannot Suppress is a major collection of essays on American history, race, class, justice and ordinary people who stand up to power. Zinn approaches the telling of U.S. history from an active, engaged point of view, drawing upon…

  • No Man's Land

    No Man's Land
    av Eduardo Antonio Parra

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864290

    Ten stories set in northern Mexico gaze on the the fragility and brutality of life of migrants, campesinos, and travelers, including a tabloid journalist tracking a pair of homeless lovers and a visiting teacher witnessing vigilante justice. Origina…

  • Targeting Iran

    Targeting Iran

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864580

    Iran and the United States are on a collision course. David Barsamian presents the perspectives of four experts on Iran who discuss the 1953 CIA coup and the rise of the Islamic regime, Iran's internal dynamics and competing forces, relations with I…

  • Tales from the Cuban Empire

    Tales from the Cuban Empire
    av Antonio José Ponte

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864078

    In the manner of fabled storytellers, Ponte creates a vivid picture of contemporary Cuba--its real and imagined place in the world--through stories told by a foreign exchange physics student, urban planners who discover an underground metropolis in…

  • Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post-9/11 World

    Illusions of Security: Global Surveillance and Democracy in the Post-9/11 World
    av Maureen Webb

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864764

    In light of terrorist threats at U.K and U.S. airports, this book is a timely and provocative read about what governments should and should not be doing to protect us from further terrorist attacks. It is a crucial look at a little-examined aspect o…

  • 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007

    187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007
    av Juan Felipe Herrera

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864627

    A hybrid collection of texts written and performed on the road, from Mexico City to San Francisco, from Central America to central California, illustrated throughout with photos and artwork. Rants, manifestos, newspaper cutups, street theater, anti-…

  • Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader

    Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader
    av Tom Hayden

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864610

    From his earliest days as a Freedom Rider and leader of Students for a Democratic Society, through decades as a state senator, to contemporary notes on the Iraq war, the global South, immigration and spirituality, Tom Hayden's writings constitute no…

  • The Last Time I Saw You

    The Last Time I Saw You
    av Rebecca Brown

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864474

    Rebecca Brown's The Last Time I Saw You is a Finalist for the 2007 Ferro-Grumley Awards for LGBT Fiction In The Last Time I Saw You, author Rebecca Brown returns to the obsessive, darkly humorous voice that has earned her comparisons to Samuel Becke…

  • The Language of Saxophones: Selected Poems of Kamau Daaood

    The Language of Saxophones: Selected Poems of Kamau Daaood
    av Kamau Daáood

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864412

    A long-awaited collection from a pioneer of the spoken word movement, these poems soar and sway with the syncopation and melodies of jazz. Portraits, chronicles, incantations and invocations, drawn from a lifetime of prolific activity.From his early…

  • Frigid Tales

    Frigid Tales
    av Pedro de Jesús

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863996

    Playing opportunely with realism and fiction, the sensational young Cuban writer Pedro de Jes s interlinks six stories in an inventive narrative of psychological darkness and sexual intricacy. In this tour de force of alienation and transgression, h…

  • The Haunted House

    The Haunted House
    av Rebecca Brown

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864603

    Long out of print, Rebecca Brown's brilliant debut novel explores the psychic repercussions of growing up in an alcoholic family, and the ways in which one woman's past continues to inform and inhabit her life. Robin Daley's childhood is dominated b…

  • This War Called Love: Nine Stories

    This War Called Love: Nine Stories
    av Alejandro Murguía

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863941

    From Mexico City to San Francisco's Mission District, nothing comes easy--in life or in love. Here is an unstereotypical view of a world as treacherous as it is tender, as hilarious as it is heartbreaking. Authentic and honest, these nine stories fo…

  • Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America

    Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872865464

    The Obama presidency represented a major milestone in African American history. The very presence of a black First Family had a profound cultural impact, but did the Obama White House actually addressed any of the ongoing issues faced by Black Ameri…

  • Joe's Word: An Echo Park Novel

    Joe's Word: An Echo Park Novel
    av Elizabeth Stromme

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864252

    In Echo Park, a neighborhood at the wrong end of Sunset Boulevard, Joe, a cool cynic, lives marginally. Ironically, he finds himself becoming more involved than he'd planned in the lives of his clients, linked to their dreams and to their despair, a…

  • The Tribe

    The Tribe
    av Jean-Michel Mension

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863927

    Between 1952 and 1954, Jean-Michel Mension haunted Saint-Germain-des-Pr s as a member of the legendary Letterist International, direct progenitor of the Situationist International. In a series of conversations, Mension recounts this very particular…

  • Life Studies, Life Stories: 80 Works on Paper

    Life Studies, Life Stories: 80 Works on Paper
    av Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864214

    Close to 100 figurative drawings in black and white, and in color, mostly nudes in love or strife, some "disastered by life," some with incisive or caustic words integrated in the images. This is a retrospective of Ferlinghetti's graphic work and pl…

  • Perversions of Justice: Indigenous Peoples and Angloamerican Law

    Perversions of Justice: Indigenous Peoples and Angloamerican Law
    av Ward Churchill

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864115

    The United States is readily distinguishable from other countries, Chief Justice John Marshall opined in 1803, because it is "a nation of laws, not of men." In Perversions of Justice, Ward Churchill takes Marshall at his word, exploring through a se…

  • State of Exile

    State of Exile
    av Cristina Peri Rossi

    Häftad - 2008 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780872864634

    Cristina Peri Rossi was born in Uruguay and is considered a leading light of the "Latin American Boom" generation. In 1972, after her work was banned under a repressive military regime, she left her country, moving to Spain.This collection of poems,…

  • Signal Hill

    Signal Hill
    av Alan Rifkin

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864245

    Five stories track boys and men as they navigate among the ghosts and mirages of greater Los Angeles. Rifkin's male protagonists are part fuck-up, part primal force, and full of longing--for fathers, for mothers, for sex, for faith, for just getting…

  • Nine Alexandrias

    Nine Alexandrias
    av Semezdin Mehmedinovc

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864238

    Translated from the Bosnian with an introduction by Ammiel AlcalayFollowing his depiction of Bosnia under siege in the much celebrated Sarajevo Blues, Semezdin Mehmedinovic now explores the vast space of his new continent. Mostly written in response…

  • Atet, A.D.

    Atet, A.D.
    av Nathaniel Mackey

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863828

    Atet A.D. is the third volume of Nathaniel Mackey's ongoing epistolary fiction, From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate. Like the first two volumes, Bedouin Hornbook and Djbot Baghostus's Run, this work is written by the composer/multi-…

  • Points of Departure: New Stories from Mexico

    Points of Departure: New Stories from Mexico

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863811

    Points of Departure brings together seventeen Mexican authors born in the 1950s and 1960s, most of whom had never before been published in English.Magical realism and exoticism are nowhere to be found in this collection of sophisticated, very contem…

  • Sealed in Stone

    Sealed in Stone
    av Toni Maraini

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863880

    From inside her cell in the wall of the Cemetery of the Holy Innocents, Alix, a young Parisian recluse, observes a tumultuous world of thieves and scoundrels, rebels, heretics, and pilgrims. Set during the Hundred Year's War and based on the histori…

  • Danger & Beauty

    Danger & Beauty
    av Jessica Hagedorn

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872863873

    Hagedorn muses about love and sex, and probes with wry humor and sharp social satire the heart-and hearbreaks-of the immigrant experience. Here in one volume are this exciting writer's first two books, Dangerous Music and Pet Food & Tropical Apparit…

  • Insurgent Muse: Life and Art at the Woman's Building

    Insurgent Muse: Life and Art at the Woman's Building
    av Terry Wolverton

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864030

    In the 1970's, the West Coast feminist arts movement coalesced around the Woman's Building in Los Angeles. Founded by artist Judy Chicago, the Woman's Building was conceived as a "public center for women's culture." Women from across the country wer…

  • Head Above Water

    Head Above Water
    av Stefano Bortolussi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864269

    Italian writer Cardo Maraini is a cauldron of contradictions. Plagued by guilt over the drowning of his younger brother, he is strangely terrified by life. When the Norwegian woman he loves becomes pregnant, he plunges into a comically disastrous li…

  • Island of My Hunger: Cuban Poetry Today

    Island of My Hunger: Cuban Poetry Today

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872864597

    This bilingual anthology, compiled and edited by Francisco Moran, with the collaboration of a superb group of Spanish-English translators, presents a dramatic selection of work by a new generation of Cuban poets to whom North American readers have a…