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  • Birdby Noy Holland

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 24.00

    This is a novel about the persistence of longing in which the twin lives of the title character blur and overlap. Bird puts her child on the bus for school and passes the day with her baby. Interwoven into the passage of the day are phone calls from a promiscuous, unmarried friend, and Bird?s recollection of the feral, reckless love she knew as a... more...

  • South of the Cloudsby Bill Porter

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 16.95

    While flipping through the atlas of Chang Ch?i-yun, one of China?s most famous geographers, distinguished translator Bill Porter (Red Pine) developed a curiosity about the southwestern province of China. Dubbed Yun-nan, South of the Clouds,? this was the last area modern China to come under Chinese control. Originally conquered by the Mongols and... more...

  • M.F.K. Fisher's Provenceby M. F. K. Fisher; Aileen Ah-Tye

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 28.00

    The book highlights her strong sense of place - Fisher?s Celtic eye for detail - with a comparison of Aix-en-Provence, a university town, the site of an international music festival and the former capital of Provence, and Marseille, the port town. Fisher?s description of the sights and smells belonging to an Aix bakery shop window is her Platonic... more...

  • Tragic Encountersby Page Smith

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 30.00

    Page Smith was one of America?s greatest historians. After studying with Samuel Eliot Morison at Harvard, Smith went on to a distinguished academic career that culminated with him being the founding Provost of Cowell College, the first college of the new campus of the University of California at Santa Cruz. But he made his mark with a history of the... more...

  • The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder, 1956-1991by Bill Morgan; Gary Snyder; Allen Ginsberg

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 28.00

    One of the central relationships in the Beat scene was the long-lasting friendship of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder. Ginsberg introduced Snyder to the East Coast Beat writers, including Jack Kerouac, while Snyder himself became the model for the serious poet that Ginsberg so wanted to become. Snyder encouraged Ginsberg to explore the beauty of the... more...

  • The Lariatby Jaime de Angulo; David Miller

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 14.95

    One of the most colorful and captivating writers of the 20th century, Jaime de Angulo came to America to become a cowboy, not an author. And he did become a cowboy—and a doctor, and a psychologist, and a highly regarded anthropologist. However, it was as a writer that he ultimately found his true calling. His stories uniquely represented the bohemian... more...

  • Dead Silenceby Bob Coen; Eric Nadler

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 25.00

    Dead Silence —the first in-depth look into the new biological arms race—tells the inside story of the U.S. anthrax attacks and their connection to the existence of a frightening global germ warfare underworld. Dead Silence follows a journalist and a private eye as they pursue leads that take them across four continents, inside classified labs... more...

  • The Devil Gets His Dueby Leslie Fiedler; Samuele F. S. Pardini

    Counterpoint 2008; US$ 26.00

    For more than 50 years, Leslie Fiedler played a pivotal role in the development of American literary culture. Despite his often unacknowledged influence, the academy, intellectuals, and the general audience in America and abroad still read his work and draw on its concepts. The essays in The Devil Gets His Due reacquaint readers with the depth and... more...

  • Fight Scenesby Greg Bottoms; David Powell

    Counterpoint 2008; US$ 20.00

    In an intricately linked series of poetic, short tales set in a 1983 suburb, Greg Bottoms portrays his life as one of two “at-risk? boys as they attempt to learn how to be—and what it means to be—men. By turns funny, disquieting, and moving, Fight Scenes takes an unsparing look at juvenile disaffection and the dark side of white, working-class masculinity.... more...

  • Miniatures of a Zen Masterby Robert Aitken; Nelson Foster

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 14.95

    For more than four decades, Robert Aitken Roshi has taught thousands of people the Buddhist practice of Zen meditation, and has led hundreds through their practice of the study of traditional koans. He has authored more than a dozen books; volumes of commentary on sacred texts; works on ethics, daily life, and social action; and one of the best-loved... more...