The Insistence of Harm

An award-winning collection from an acclaimed contemporary poet “Valverde has been widely published and widely praised. This bilingual edition of an award-winning collection brings Valverde's brilliance into English for the first time, and the poems substantiate his reputation. . . . A long-awaited and enlightening addition to contemporary Spanish-language poetry in translation.”—Booklist “Valverde, one of … Continue reading The Insistence of Harm

Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2019

Acquisitions editor Sian Hunter traveled to North Charleston last weekend to attend the Association for the Study of African American Life and History Annual Meeting and Conference. We displayed some of our new and bestselling African American studies books, and it was great to meet with everyone who visited us at our booth! Here are … Continue reading Association for the Study of African American Life and History 2019

Roaring Reptiles, Bountiful Citrus, and Neon Pies

“This old Florida boy has been waiting for such a book for a coon’s age. I learned a lot about the origins of our state’s symbols and laughed a lot while reading. It’s a great combination, like butter and grits.”—Jeff Klinkenberg, author of Son of Real Florida: Stories from My Life “An iconoclast, Lane enjoys slaying … Continue reading Roaring Reptiles, Bountiful Citrus, and Neon Pies

Picturing Cuba

“Compelling and relevant. Takes readers on a journey through the history of Cuban art’s significance, demonstrating how art has mirrored the cultural life of the country as well as how politics affect the production of art itself.”—Isabel Alvarez Borland, coeditor of Cuban-American Literature and Art: Negotiating Identities Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island … Continue reading Picturing Cuba

Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

“Richly theorized and methodologically rigorous, this volume delivers a timely and nuanced discussion of frontiers and borderlands not merely as the peripheries of complex societies but as their own complex and dynamic spaces of interaction and lived experience.”—Bethany L. Turner, Georgia State University “The subject of boundaries and frontiers has not been explored in bioarchaeological … Continue reading Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

The Mariel Boatlift

“In this informative and moving work, historian Triay (Fleeing Castro) expertly explores one of the most infamous refugee crises in U.S. history. . . . This compassionate and accessible study is especially relevant given current debates surrounding immigration.”—Publishers Weekly “With the rigor of an accomplished historian and the grace of a superb storyteller, Victor Andres … Continue reading The Mariel Boatlift