Crossing Cultures: A Sicilian and American Family in Western New York

Crossing Cultures by visual artist Thomas MacPherson is a graphic narrative spanning generations of two immigrant families: one Sicilian and one Scottish. Unlike most Italian immigrants at the time the author’s family settled in small town America and struggled for acceptance while confronted with local prejudices. The book tells stories of hardships faced by a Read More …

A Different Part of the Forest

The second in the Old Elbows series, A Different Part of the Forest: a Gentle Tale of Divorce, tells the story of the love parents have for their children even through separation and divorce. The story recounts the early days of a young tree family, emphasizing how much the parents and grandparents care for their young Read More …

Recollections of 3 Rebel Prisons

Col. Prey shares his observations as a Union officer captured with his regiment near Petersburg, VA, in August 1864 in this richly detailed account of the conditions and daily life in three Confederate prisons near the end of the Civil War. From the fateful battle where Prey was forced to surrender, through his several prison-bound Read More …

Andrew’s Big Move

Andrew calls his grandma because things from his bedroom keep disappearing into boxes in preparation for a move to a new house. His grandmother reassures him that everything will get to his new room, “Absolutely, rootly, tootly, kazootly!” And she is right! Andrew’s Big Move addresses the worries of a toddler who wonders if he will ever Read More …

A Strenuous Day

Stretching three quarters of a century, from roughly 1870 to 1945, A Strenuous Day traces the lives of Harve and Hattie England of Maryville, Missouri, an otherwise ordinary couple caught up in events which transformed their lives. In telling their story, Mahood comes to know his grandparents, who are a very real part of a period in Read More …

Bob Dylan’s Career as a Blakean Visionary & Romantic

“Bob Dylan’s Career as a Blakean Visionary and Romantic” was completed in 1976 as an invited contribution to a volume of academic and scholarly essays on Dylan to be published by the Popular Press and edited by Patrick Morrow. After the volume was accepted and the publication contract was signed, the Popular Press reneged on Read More …

Assorted Selfscriptings: 1964-1985

Assorted Selfscriptings 1964-1985 is a selection of Eugene Stelzig’s poetry from five manuscript volumes. The poems are expressions of moods and states of mind of a changing self—or more accurately, selves. They are traces or scraps, remnants or remainders and reminders of them. Through these often confessional and autobiographical verses, Stelzig speaks to the states Read More …

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A Friendly Introduction to Mathematical Logic

At the intersection of mathematics, computer science, and philosophy, mathematical logic examines the power and limitations of formal mathematical thinking. In this expansion of Leary’s user-friendly 1st edition, readers with no previous study in the field are introduced to the basics of model theory, proof theory, and computability theory. The text is designed to be Read More …

WOMEN LAI JIANG ZHONGWEN! 我们来讲中文!Let’s Speak Chinese!

This book is for those with experience learning Mandarin but need confidence interacting in everyday situations. What distinguishes Let’s Speak Chinese from other language acquisition guides is the emphasis on practical usage and the promotion of self-learning. To speak the language with ease, one needs to find the courage to simply ask for what you Read More …

An Inquiry Into the Nature and Tendency of Speculative Freemasonry

An Inquiry Into the Nature And Tendency of Speculative Freemasonry, the first person account by former mason John G. Sterns, was written to provide a historical account of Free Masonry and to warn the reader about its dangers.  “Free Masonry is an imposture, that is founded in error, and opposed to the Christian religion and Read More …