All Books

The Art of Time in Fiction

As Long as It Takes
Joan Silber

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2009

Joan Silber elucidates ways that fiction approaches chronology, change, duration, and plot

The Art of Time in Memoir

Then, Again
Sven Birkerts

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2007

Critic and memoirist Sven Birkert's meditation on the allure and the dangers of chronology as a writer renders his own life

The Art of Waiting

On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood
Belle Boggs

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2016

A brilliant exploration of the natural, medical, psychological, and political facets of fertility

As for Dream

Poems
Saskia Hamilton

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2001

"Hamilton's work succeeds because it hovers somewhere between poetry and prose, between dreaming and wakefulness, between body and spirit."—Kirkus Reviews

Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

Stories
Per Petterson; Translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett

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2015
The heartwarming debut that brought Per Petterson, author of the highly acclaimed Out Stealing Horses, to prominence

Ask Me

100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
William Stafford; Edited by Kim Stafford

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2014

“In our time there has been no poet who revived human hearts and spirits more convincingly than William Stafford.”—Naomi Shihab Nye

Assumption

A Novel
Percival Everett

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2011

A baffling triptych of murder mysteries by the author of I Am Not Sidney Poitier

Authenticity

Deirdre Madden

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2005

"A pitch-perfect depiction of the reality of the artistic life."—The Observer (London)

Barter

Monica Youn

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2003

Felix the Rat's hind feet
could be Barbie hands—
same pink, same
injection-molded seaming.
—from "Electronica"

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