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  1. Chasing the Big Leagues

    Chasing the Big Leagues

    By Brett Baker

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    After the Major League Baseball players walk off the field, washout ball player Jake Standen gets a second chance to chase his dream. But Jake and his new teammates have just six weeks to learn how to play like never before.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Paperback | £13.99
  2. Elegies for Uncanny Girls
    Unsettling and perceptive, these short stories challenge American girlhood in all its delusions, conflicting messages, and treacherous terrain. Wide- and wise-eyed, mysterious girls leave their realities behind for strange and... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2017
    Paperback | £13.99
  3. Earth As It Is

    Earth As It Is

    By Jan Maher

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    It’s the 1930s in Texas when Charlie Bader comes of age with urges he has struggled with since childhood and does not understand. After his new bride finds him wearing her own sexy lingerie and leaves him in disgust, he tries... Learn More
    Published: 23rd January 2017
    Paperback | £14.99
  4. An American Tune

    An American Tune

    By Barbara Shoup

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    While reluctantly accompanying her husband and daughter to freshman orientation at Indiana University, Nora Quillen hears someone call her name, a name she has not heard in more than 25 years. Not even her husband knows that back... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2016
    Paperback | £13.99
  5. Dancing in Dreamtime
    Fans today may be surprised to learn Scott Russell Sanders was previously one of the brightest science-fiction newcomers of the 1980s. In Dancing in Dreamtime, he returns to his roots, exploring both inner and outer space in a... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2016
    Paperback | £13.99
  6. And Yet It Moves

    And Yet It Moves

    By Erin Stalcup

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    In this exquisite debut short story collection, people with unusual jobs and lives embark on extraordinary journeys. A taboo romance breaks the laws of gravity. Albert Einstein writes letters to the daughter he abandoned. A female... Learn More
    Published: 4th July 2016
    Paperback | £15.99
  7. Congratulations on Your Martyrdom!
    Searing, troubling, and funny, these revolutionary, linked stories flit and dart among the shadows of small town life, and the touching and heartbreaking characters that occupy it. Employees use roadkill instead of faux pelts... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2016
    Paperback | £13.99
  8. If You Need Me I’ll Be Over There
    After the Plains queered him, Dave Madden decided to return the favor. This outstanding collection of short stories tells the tale of a different kind of difference—one not set in the glittering lights of New York or Los Angeles,... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2016
    Paperback | £11.99
  9. This Is Only a Test

    This Is Only a Test

    By B.J. Hollars

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    On April 27, 2011, just days after learning of their pregnancy, B. J. Hollars, his wife, and their future son endured the onslaught of an EF-4 tornado. There, while huddled in a bathtub in their Alabama home, mortality flashed... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2016
    Paperback | £12.99
  10. Hallow This Ground

    Hallow This Ground

    By Colin Rafferty

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    Beginning outside the boarded-up windows of Columbine High School and ending almost twelve years later on the fields of Shiloh National Military Park, Hallow This Ground revolves around monuments and memorials—physical structures... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2016
    Paperback | £12.99
  11. Leave the Dogs at Home
    Claire and Jim were friends, lovers, and sometimes enemies for 27 years. In order to get health insurance, they finally married, calling their anniversary the "It Means Absolutely Nothing" day. Then Jim was diagnosed with cancer.... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2015
    Paperback | £12.99
  12. Winesburg, Indiana
    In the mythical town of Winesburg, Indiana, there lives a cleaning lady who can conjure up the ghost of Billy Sunday, a lascivious holy man with an unusual fetish and a burgeoning flock, a park custodian who collects the scat... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2015
    Paperback | £12.99
  13. Looking After Minidoka
    During World War II, 110,000 Japanese Americans were removed from their homes and incarcerated by the US government. In Looking After Minidoka the "internment camp" years become a prism for understanding three generations of Japanese... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2013
    Paperback | £14.99
  14. My Life as a Silent Movie
    After losing her husband and daughter in an auto accident, 42-year-old Emma flies to Paris, discovers she has a twin brother whose existence she had not known about, and learns that her birth parents weren't the Americans who... Learn More
    Published: 13th September 2013
    Paperback | £16.99
  15. Sightings

    Sightings

    Stories

    By B.J. Hollars

    Series Break Away Books

    Indiana University Press

    B. J. Hollars’s debut short story collection offers ten thematically linked tales, all of which are out to subvert conventional notions of the Midwestern coming-of-age story. The stories feature an assemblage of Bigfoot believers,... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2013
    Paperback | £11.99
  16. The Tribal Knot
    Are we responsible for, and to, those forces that have formed us—our families, friends, and communities? Where do we leave off and others begin? In The Tribal Knot, Rebecca McClanahan looks for answers in the history of her... Learn More
    Published: 18th March 2013
    Paperback | £16.99
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