"This volume provides what has been lacking in some previous work—variety of content, precision of approach and execution, and depth of analyses...The Blacker the Ink advances the study of black comics significantly by offering new insights and a wealth of information free of gobbledygook...Highly recommended."—Choice. 356 pp.
Created by an unparalleled board of experts led by renowned ASL linguist Clayton Valli, The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language contains more than 3,000 illustrations and a fully searchable DVD. Also included is a special ASL classifier section and a complete index of English synonyms for every sign. 656 pp.
The 25th-anniversary edition of the foundational, best-selling text includes a new preface by the author. 234 pp.
This special, limited edition celebrates Billy Collins' years as U.S. poet laureate. Questions About Angels—one of the books that helped establish and secure his reputation and popularity during the 1990s—is remarkable for its wry, inquisitive voice and its sheer imaginative range. 88 pp.
The story behind the writing of the best-selling Blue Highways is as fascinating as the epic trip itself. More than 30 years after his 14,000-mile, 38-state journey, William Least Heat-Moon reflects on the four years he spent capturing the road trip on paper. 164 pp.