Hailed by many as the greatest war novel of all time and publicly burned by the Nazis for being "degenerate," Erich Maria Remarque's masterpiece is an elegant statement on a generation of men destroyed by war. 170 pp.
Bringing together a comprehensive selection of texts from the Harlem Renaissance, Double-Take offers a unique, balanced collection of writers—men and women, gay and straight, familiar and obscure. The book includes works from major figures as well as often-overlooked essayists, poets, dramatists and artists. “Necessary.” —Library Journal.
Leo Stanhope dreams of making a home with Maria, the prostitute he loves, and he dreams of a world where no one cares what is tucked between his legs. Because Leo has a secret and in Queen Victoria’s England, that secret could get him locked up for life or killed. But it’s a prostitute who’s killed instead, and Leo who becomes the prime suspect. To clear his name will he give up his secret?
An ingenious, tightly woven plot that revolves around the defection of a Soviet nuclear submarine—the USSR's newest and most valuable ship, with its most trusted and skilled officer at the helm. 387 pp.
Out of This Furnace is Thomas Bell’s most compelling achievement. Its story of three generations of an immigrant Slovak family—the Dobrejcaks—still stands as a fresh and extraordinary accomplishment. Out of This Furnace is a document of ethnic heritage and of a violent and cruel period in our history, but it is also a superb story. The writing is strong and forthright, and the novel builds constantly to its triumphantly human conclusion.