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American Nomads

by Richard Grant

“Grant succumbs to indigenous American wanderlust, exploring the land mostly left of the Mississippi in a journey of discovery for himself and other agoraphobics. . . . [American Nomads is]…

The Postmoderns: The New American Poetry Revised

by Donald M. Allen

…formal and syntactic flexibility, and the revelation of both the creator and the process through the writing itself, these 38 poets represent very diverse strains of an essential American individualism…

The American Home Front: 1941-1942

by Alistair Cooke

“Revealing portrait. . . . A vivid, endlessly interesting view of the home front.” —Kirkus Reviews…

Architects of an American Landscape

by Hugh Howard

A dual portrait of America’s first great architect, Henry Hobson Richardson, and her finest landscape designer, Frederick Law Olmsted—and their immense impact on America

American Gangster

by Mark Jacobson

“Whether covering the high life or lowlifes, Jacobson boasts a novelistic eye and muscular prose in the tradition of urban chroniclers like Joseph Mitchell, A.J. Liebling, and Pete Hamill. A-”…

American Buffalo

by David Mamet

“A gripping and exciting play which provides the richest and best qualities of the theater experience.” –New York Post…

The Hyphenated American

by Chay Yew

“[A] memorable volume of collected plays by one of the most hard-working, prolific, talented, tenacious–not to mention incredibly charming–playwrights of our generation.” –Asian Week…

The American Clock & The Archbishop’s Ceiling

by Arthur Miller

These two plays, first produced in the United States in the 1970s, have recently been revived here and abroad to great critical and popular acclaim.

In the Shadow of the American Dream

by David Wojnarowicz

“He could leave toothmarks on the memory … Many who have encountered him on the page or on the wall can still admire the raw passion, intelligence, and transforming energy…

Grove New American Theatre

by Michael Feingold

“[Ethyl Eichelberger] is…a rare and idiosyncratic comic spirit . . . [He] punctured pretension while retaining his sense of the ridiculous.” –The New York Times…