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North Carolina

by Bland Simpson, Tom Earnhardt, Ann Cary Simpson & Scott D. Taylor

Bland Simpson, the celebrated bard of North Carolina's sound country, has blended history, observation of nature, and personal narrative in many books to chronicle the people and places of eastern Carolina. Yet...

Commitment & Controversy Living in Two Worlds

by Jeremy Rosen

Can one reconcile a scientific, intellectual, cultural world view with a commitment to a religious way of life? Jeremy Rosen believes you can and should combine them. His goal is to educate, to present different...

808s & Otherworlds

by Sean Avery Medlin

"September’s Most Anticipated LGBTQIA+ Literature" —Lambda Literary

"Most-Anticipated New LGBTQIA+ Books of 2021" —Paperback Paris

"An elegant mash of memoir, poetry, tales of appropriation, thoughts on...

Graceland, At Last

by Renkl Margaret

An Indie Next Selection for September 2021

From the author of the bestselling #ReadWithJenna/TODAY Show book club pick Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

For the past four years, Margaret Renkl’s...

Mennonite Valley Girl

by Carla Funk

“[Carla] Funk captivates from the get-go, and the ’80s nostalgia will hit the spot for those who came of age amid skyscraper bangs, acid-washed jeans, and the ubiquity of teen heartthrob Kirk Cameron.”—...

A Story that Happens

by Dan O'Brien

Drawing on O’Brien’s experience of cancer and of childhood abuse, and on his ongoing collaboration with a war reporter, the four essays in A Story that Happens—first written as craft lectures for the Sewanee...

Among Elms, in Ambush

by Bruce Weigl

This powerful new work by Bruce Weigl follows the celebrated poet and Vietnam War veteran as he explores combat, survival, and PTSD in brief prose vignettes.

In compact, transcendent, and poetic prose, Bruce...

Things I Have Withheld

by Kei Miller

By acclaimed Forward Prize winner, novelist, and poet, Kei Miller's linked collection of essays blends memoir and literary commentary to explore the silences that exist in our conversations about race, sex,...

Breaking into Song: Why You Shouldn't Hate Musicals

by Adam Lenson

People rarely say they hate books, or television, or films. But they often say they hate musicals. Moreover everyone seems to have a fixed idea of exactly what a musical is; what it sounds like, looks like,...

I Kid You Not!

by Lesley Crewe

Bestselling author of The Spoon Stealer brings more of her sharp Cape Breton wit to the follow-up non-fiction collection to Leacock–longlisted Are You Kidding Me?! I Kid You Not! is a follow-up to bestselling...

Here Now

by Thor Krz?czanowski

Here Now is a pleasurable and understated anthology of writings. This book gives the reader an insight of the emotions, thoughts and personal experiences of a man who loves life deeply.


by Robert O. Doverspike

Contemplations is a collection of works and writings that Robert O. Doverspike wrote throughout his life.

Ground Breaking

by Philip Mulvey & Freya Mulvey

Practical solutions for agricultural management, enabling the restoration of landscape, climate and community.

Reaching zero emissions alone won't stop the Earth heating up.

There's another factor at play, even...

Personal Pleasures

by Rose Macaulay

Personal Pleasures is an anthology of 80 short essays (some of them very short) about the things she enjoyed most in life. Her subjects include: • Bed (Getting Into It) • Booksellers Catalogues • Christmas...

Paper Concert

by Amy Wright

Wright interviews a really stellar lineup and includes lots of Sarabande authors. (Some interviewees are Lia Purpura, Wendy Walters, Ander Monsen, Kimiko Hahn, Philanese Slaughter, Sejal Shah, Raven Jackson...

Deep Hanging Out

by Malcolm Margolin

Fifty years of deep hanging out in California’s Indian country

Writer and publisher Malcolm Margolin has been “deep hanging out”—or immersing himself in a social, informal way—in California’s Indian...

Tender Points

by Amy Berkowitz

Tender Points is a narrative fractured by trauma. Named after the diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia, the book-length lyric essay explores sexual violence, chronic pain, and patriarchy through lived experience...

Green Green Green

by Gillian Osborne

The color green is at the center of the spectrum. For earlier writers like Emily Dickinson or William Blake, the green world was a space of haunting, irreconcilable, opposites: life and death, human and vegetal,...


by Brian Fawcett

In this disturbing collection of investigative fictions, Brian Fawcett asserts that the informational white noise of the Global Village is creating a cultural and intellectual breakdown that will eventually...

The Essays

by Francis Bacon

One of the major political figures of his time, Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) served in the court of Elizabeth I and ultimately became Lord Chancellor under James I in 1617. A scholar, wit, lawyer and statesman,...