Features a slate of compelling essayists who eloquently consider a trait they've inherited from a parent. Together, these all-new essays form a prismatic meditation on how we make fresh sense of ourselves and our parents when we see the traces of them that live on in us. 213 pp.
Told from the perspective of a seasoned police officer and in the wry voice of a lifelong Mainer, this collection of stories will evoke a full range of emotions but will ultimately leave readers with a profound sense of hope. 288 pp.
Uses extensive manuscript study of Wordsworth's poems to present, for the first time, an account of his poetics during the supposedly "fallow" years, from 1825–1833. 349 pp.
Examines the motives that John Steinbeck, Richard Wright and Ernest Hemingway held for their involvement with the Left; their novels' political themes; and why they separated from the Left after the novels were published, revealing writers who were deeply conflicted about their political commitments. 373 pp.
Contains a wealth of literature from authors whose work focuses on the ever-changing natural world and beauty of Ireland. 362 pp.