Monthly Archives: February 2011

Kore Press- Three Books Kelcey Parker’s FOR SALE BY OWNER, Becca Klaver’s LA LIMINAL & Sally Ashton’s HER NAME IS JUANITA

MEET THE BOOKS

FOR SALE BY OWNER, Kelcey Parker’s debut book of short stories, is also Kore Press’ first fiction collection. Her stories about women in modern suburbia are twisted tales of domesticity, written with such wisdom, craft, and kindness that we simply couldn’t resist them.

Becca Klaver’s LA LIMINAL closesly examines the “glatzy” spectacle of Los Angeles and, with probing meditation and acerbic wit, poke a careful hole through its scummy, glittering surface, putting a cocktail-ringed finger right on the humanity beneath it.

HER NAME IS JUANITA is a hand-stitched sequence of prose poetry that tells the story of a woman and a donkey whom only she can hear. About imagination, obsession, and the unseen, Juanita continues to enthrall readers as wondrously as it wooed us when author Sally Ashton submitted it years ago.

For more information go to http://www.korepress.org

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THE FLORENTINE CODEX

THE FLORENTINE CODEX

THE FLORENTINE CODEX consists of twelve books that describe Aztec life before the Spanish conquest. Created under the supervision of Franciscan friar Bernardino de Sahagun between approximately 1540 and 1585, these manuscripts were compiled from reconds of conversations and interviews with indigenous people in Tlatelolco, Texcoco, and Tenochtitlan. Now the Bilingual Press is please to offer this rich source of information on preconquest Aztec life in digital format. The Transcendent Icon, Resplendent Quetzal Project of the Arizona State University Hispanic Research Center (HRC) collaborated with Prof. Karl A Taube of the University of California, Rivrside, to produce a complete paleographic version of the codex, including full-color illustrations. The 8.5″ x 11.5″ pages are in 300 dpi TIF format, and each image is approximately 25 megabytes. Smaller JPEG’s (500 kilobytes each) are included for faster browsing.

16-DVD-Rom set . $600. ISBN 978-1-931010-63-4

Terabyte hard drive . $800. ISBN 978-1-931010-64-1

For more information go to http://www.asu.edu/brp

Bilingual Review Press

Hispanic Research Center

Arizona State University

Tempe, Az. 85287-5303

(480) 965-3865

(866) 965-0315

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Peter Schuyler Author- COMMON SENSE

COMMON SENSE

by Peter Schuyler

Exactly what we need as our political situation seems to be taking a turn for the worse- a straightforward and articulate guide to evaluating our personal positions on the most important questions of the day, a key that opens the door to the reassertion of personal intent and the understanding that we all share a most elemental trait: humanity.

164 pgs ISBN: 1-932636-02-1 $14.95 Trade Paper

pronghornpress.org

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Margaret Ward & Marc Belanger Authors- Published THE FAMILY DYNAMIC: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

THE FAMILY DYNAMIC: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

co-authored by Margaret Ward & Marc Belanger

Margaret Ward of Montreal, recently published the fifth edition of the texbook, THE FAMILY DYNAMIC: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE. The publisher is Nelson Education of Toronto. This has proven to be one of the best-selling introductory books in the field of family studies in Canada.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors Vol. 40 No. 1 Feb- Mar. 2011

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Maceo Montoya Author- THE SCOUNDREL AND THE OPTIMIST

THE SCOUNDREL AND THE OPTIMIST

a novel by Maceo Montoya

Nothing is easy when you are thirteen, and it’s especially challenging when everyone thinks you’re eight because you are tiny; your father is an abusive, tyrannical lout; your siblings are determined to strike out on their own to escape constant drunken rages; and your mother is deeply depressed. In THE SCOUNDREL AND THE OPTIMIST we meet Edmund, a hapless but irrepressible redhead teen whose magnificent strength of spirit makes him a gaint among men. Despite roadblocks and bad advice, Edmund is determined to win the heart of Ingrid General and to become a great guitar player. But his most notable accomplishment is teaching his father, Filastro, the value of integrity and optimism. After a prolonged episode of debauchery, Filastro discovers just how horrifying abuse is. Edmund nurses him back to health and in the process teaches him that love is mightier than fists and is worth great sacrifice. At once humorous and touching, THE SCOUNDREL AND THE OPTIMIST is a delightful read.

Maceo Montoya grew up in Elmira, Calfornia. He comes from a family of artistis, including his father, Malaquias Montoya, a renowned artist, activist, and educator, and his late brother, Andres Montoya, whose poetry collection THE ICEMAN SINGS AND OTHER POEMS won the American Book Award in 2000. Maceo graduated from Yale University in 2006. He lives in Woodland, California, where he paints and writes. This is his first novel, and it features one of his own works of art on the cover.

“Human and humorous from page one, this tale is full of riotous energy and unexpected universal truths. Dostoyevsky has crossed the border in the pen of Maceo Montoya.”- Ernesto Quinonez, author of BODEGA DREAMS

272 pp. Cloth. $28.oox. ISBN 978-1-931010-65-8

Paper. $18.00. ISBN 978-1-931010-67-2

http://www.asu.edu/brp

Bilinual Review Press
Hispanic Research Center
Arizona State University
PO Box 875303
Tempe, Az 85287-5303

(480) 965-3867
(866) 965-3867

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Wayne A. Wright Author- ODYSSEY IN HELL

ODYSSEY IN HELL

by Wayne A. Wright

A Bi-Polar patient is consumed by his illness as he seeks tools to live with it in these heartbreaking journal entries encompassing the state mental hospital, problems in his past and his dreams for the future. It will help you understand a life at the mercy of an erratic thought process that robs a man of the ability to depend on his own mind.

216 pgs ISBN: 1-932636-13-7 $19.95 Trade Paper

pronghornpress.org

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