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A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794–1796

Jean-Baptiste Truteau
Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie, Douglas R. Parks, and Robert Vézina

Praise from Anthropological Lingustics:

“This magnificent edition is the fruit of many years’ labor, and it shows in every possible way… I foresee no need for a future visit to this terrain, which this volume covers so completely and so well.”


Better Times: Stories

Sara Batkie

Review in Harvard Review:

“The stories that emerge from these absences are starkly beautiful.”



Left to the Mercy of a Rude Stream: The Bargain That Broke Adolf Hitler and Saved My Mother

Stan Goldman

Feature in The Times of Israel:

“Part history and part memoir, Goldman’s book mines the terror of his mother’s captivity, her unlikely survival and the long-term effects of her experience on both of their lives.”



Typically Jewish

Nancy Kalikow Maxwell

Mention in Detroit Jewish News:

“… an original, down-to-earth, earnest look at pressing questions about identity and culture faced by the Jewish community, looking at the way Jews live their lives.”


Apple, Tree: Writers on Their Parentsedited by Lise Funderburg

Midwestern Strange: Hunting Monsters, Martians, and the Weird in Flyover Country by B. J. Hollars

Hard Damage by Aria Aber

Featured in Publishers Weekly‘s Fall 2019 Announcements





Vladimír Dzuro


Author interview on WNYC Snap Judgement.


David Block


Author referenced in Wall Street Journal article.

Steven Wingate


Author interview with Westword.


Xu Xi

Xu Xi

Author interview on Midlife Mixtape.


Alison Rose Jefferson


Author essay for History News Network.

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