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The Best American Essays 201...

The Best American Series®First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazine… more

The Best American Essays 2011: The Best American Series
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English
 

The Best American Sampler: T...Best American Series

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. The guest editor then choos… more

The Best American Sampler: The Best American Series
Best American Series
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English
 

Brother, I'm DyingEdwidge Danticat

From the age of four, award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph as her “second father,” when she was placed in his care after her parents left Haiti for America. And so she was both elated and saddened when, … more

Brother, I’m Dying
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage , English
 

Breath, Eyes, MemoryEdwidge Danticat

At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York, to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame th… more

Breath, Eyes, Memory
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
 

Krik? Krak!Edwidge Danticat

Arriving one year after the Haitian-American’s first novel (Breath, Eyes, Memory) alerted critics to her compelling voice, these 10 stories, some of which have appeared in small literary journals, confirm Danticat’s reputation as a remarkab… more

Krik? Krak!
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
 

Farming of Bones, TheEdwidge Danticat

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Farming of Bones, The
Edwidge Danticat
Soho Press , English
 

Create Dangerously: The Immi...Edwidge Danticat

Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I’ve always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to… more

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work
Edwidge Danticat
Princeton University Press , English
 

The Dew Breaker (Vintage Con...Edwidge Danticat

We meet him late in life: a quiet man, a good father and husband, a fixture in his Brooklyn neighborhood, a landlord and barber with a terrifying scar across his face. As the book unfolds, moving seamlessly between Haiti in the 1960s a… more

The Dew Breaker (Vintage Contemporaries)
Edwidge Danticat
Vintage , English
 

The Best Creative Nonfiction...

“Intelligent but accessible, and often poignant … [by] the biggest talents on the essay and blog beat.” —Publishers Weekly (on Vol. 2)Anyone still asking, “What is creative nonfiction?” will find the answer in this collection of artfull… more

The Best Creative Nonfiction (Vol. 3)
W. W. Norton & Company , English
 

To Create: Black Writers, Fi...Felicia Pride

To Create is a collection of illuminating interviews with an eclectic set of black artists—including Harry Belafonte, Method Man, Nikki Giovanni, Edwidge Danticat, Edward P. Jones, Booker T. Mattison, and more—as conducted by the writer, e… more

To Create: Black Writers, Filmmakers, Storytellers, Artists, and Media-Makers Riff on Art, Careers, Life, and the Beautiful Mess in Between
Felicia Pride
Agate Digital , English
 

By Love Possessed: StoriesLorna Goodison

“A beautifully written and evocative book.”—Danielle Evans, author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize“Written by the hand of a poet, the prose in this collection is consistently beautiful.”… more

By Love Possessed: Stories
Lorna Goodison
Amistad , English
 

Caribbean Women Writers and ...Helen C. Scott

Helen Scott approaches contemporary Caribbean women’s writing in the context of global and local economic forces. Considering each text within its national historical and cultural origins while acknowledging regional and international patte… more

Caribbean Women Writers and Globalization
Helen C. Scott
Ashgate , English
 

Edwidge Danticat: A Reader's Guide

Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), the novel born from EdwidgeDanticat’s childhood in Haiti and immigration to New York City, was one of the great literarydebuts of recent times, marking the emergence of an impressive talent in addition to openi… more

Edwidge Danticat: A Reader’s Guide
University of Virginia Press , English
 

Granta 115: The F Word

Women in the twenty-first century - from Kent to Accra - still live in a world in which the balance of power remains tipped towards men.This bold, political issue of Granta will explore this dynamic from a wide variety of literary genres an… more

Granta 115: The F Word
Granta Magazine , English
 

The Farming of Bones by Edwi...BookRags

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The Farming of Bones Study Guide consists of approx. 35 pages of summaries and analysis on The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat.This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Ob… more

The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat | Summary & Study Guide
BookRags
English
 

White Dog Fell from the Sky:...Eleanor Morse

An extraordinary novel of love, friendship, and betrayal for admirers of Abraham Verghese and Edwidge Danticat Eleanor Morse’s rich and intimate portrait of Botswana, and of three people whose intertwined lives are at once tragic and rem… more

White Dog Fell from the Sky: A Novel
Eleanor Morse
Viking Adult , English
 

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danti...BookRags

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This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion.

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat l Summary & Study Guide
BookRags
English
 

Men We Reaped: A MemoirJesmyn Ward

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In this stirring and clear-eyed memoir, the 2011 National Book Award winner contends with the deaths of five young men dear to her, and the still great risk of being a black man in the rural South.“We saw the lightning and that was the guns… more

Men We Reaped: A Memoir
Jesmyn Ward
Bloomsbury USA , English
 

Words Without Borders: The W...

Featuring the work of more than 28 writers from upwards of 20 countries, Words Without Borders: The World through the Eyes of Writers transports us to the frontiers of the new literature for the twenty-first century.In these pages, some of … more

Words Without Borders: The World Through the Eyes of Writers: An Anthology
Anchor , English
 

Selected Tales of the Brothe...Brothers Grimm

This new edition of the beloved tales of the Brothers Grimm – selected, translated and edited by Peter Wortsman - is drawn from the 1857 edition of the German original, the last edition reviewed and approved by the Brothers in their lifetim… more

Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Brothers Grimm
Archipelago , English

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