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Carli Conklin – A Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era – An Intellectual History

Carli N. Conklin is an Associate Professor at the School of Law and Associate Professor of Constitutional Democracy at the Kinder Institute. In this insightful volume, Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts of the Founding Era, the Declaration and William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England.

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Justin Hamm – The Inheritance – Poems & Photographs

“To find the poetic landscape of Justin Hamm you need to “Look off in the direction the weathervane points, past the place where rain raps sideways against the silo.” What a tough, beautiful little book of poems and photographs this is.” – Sean Dougherty

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Susan Croce Kelly

Susan is the author of The Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery. This is the award-winning story of how one man’s passion for better roads changed 20th-century America and gave the world Route 66. This book is the first in-depth exploration of Avery’s life and is a must-read for anyone fascinated by Route […]

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Cassie Donish

“Donish’s voice is wreathed, garlanded, full of pollen and rain and clover and indigo—everything further broken, messy, lovely, loving, wild… (her) voice, lush yet precise, is then thrown to us, the reader sighing with pleasure and pathos…” from Brenda Shaughnessy. Donish currently writes and teaches at the University of Missouri.

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Rosalie Metro – Have Fun in Burma: A Novel

Rosalie Metro is an anthropologist of education who explores the conflicts around history, identity and language. Her fiction debut, Have Fun in Burma: A Novel, will fascinate anyone interested in places where the truth is a bitterly contested territory. This coming-of-age story draws on Metro’s nearly 20 years of travels to Southeast Asia.

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Jeffery Viles – The Sasquatch Murder (A Love Story)

Jeffery Viles – The Sasquatch Murder (A Love Story) Jeffery Viles’ The Sasquatch Murder (a Love Story) is a playful romp that follows the travails of Jake Holly who by chance shoots and kills a female sasquatch. Because the sasquatch is so human-looking, he is charged with murder. Readers are treated to a delightful cast of unconventional characters and a colorful milieu as the book explores the mystery of Bigfoot.

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