Madison Smartt Bell

Madison Smartt Bell is Professor of English and Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College. His new book, DevilA?s Dream: A Novel About Nathan Bedford Forrest, is forthcoming in November. (October 2009)

Blood on the Border

Blood on the Border


by William T. Vollmann


photographs by William T. Vollmann

October 8, 2009 issue

A Hidden Haitian World

Massacre River

by René Philoctète, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale, with a preface by Edwidge Danticat and an introduction by Lyonel Trouillot

The Farming of Bones

by Edwidge Danticat

Street of Lost Footsteps

by Lyonel Trouillot, translated from the French and with an introduction by Linda Coverdale

Children of Heroes

by Lyonel Trouillot, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale

Anthologie secrète

by Carl Brouard

The Kingdom of This World

by Alejo Carpentier, translated from the French by Harriet de Onìs

Krik? Krak!

by Edwidge Danticat

The Dew Breaker

by Edwidge Danticat

Brother, I'm Dying

by Edwidge Danticat


by Lyonel Trouillot

Thérèse en mille morceaux

by Lyonel Trouillot

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July 17, 2008 issue

At Home in Paradise

Boone: A Biography

by Robert Morgan

Our Savage Neighbors: How Indian War Transformed Early America

by Peter Silver

Daniel Boone: His Own Story

by Daniel Boone

The Life of Daniel Boone

by Lyman C. Draper, edited by Ted Franklin Belue

My Father, Daniel Boone: The Draper Interviews with Nathan Boone

edited by Neal O. Hammon

A Sketch of the Life and Character of Daniel Boone

by Peter Houston, edited by Ted Franklin Belue

The Strange Attractor: New and Selected Poems

by Robert Morgan

The Mountains Won't Remember Us and Other Stories

by Robert Morgan

The Abstract Wild

by Jack Turner

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December 20, 2007 issue

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