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Resistance
“A widely ranging history of intellectual and moral resistance within American politics . . . The author writes clearly and with a firm grasp of historical comparison, intimately focused on compelling figures.” —Kirkus Reviews
NEWS & EVENTS
News
Counterpoint’s Joan Silber wins NBCC Award for Fiction!
Posted on March 15, 2018
Congratulations to Joan Silber, whose novel, IMPROVEMENT, has won the 2017 NBCC Award for Fiction! The NBCC committee called the book, “a dazzlingly inventive and deeply compassionate novel whose multiple storylines reveal shared human moments of love, loss, fate, guilt,... READ MORE
Awards
Counterpoint Novel Makes the
National Book Award Longlist!
Posted on September 28, 2017
Congratulations to Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, whose debut novel A Kind of Freedom has been nominated for a National Book Award for Fiction! National Book Award fiction judges Alexander Chee, Dave Eggers, Annie Philbrick, Karolina Waclawiak and Chair Jacqueline Woodson have named A Kind of... READ MORE
Interview
Five Questions for Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author of A Kind of Freedom
Posted on August 3, 2017
                        What inspired you to write the novel? I noticed a trend in African American communities whereby members of my generation seemed to have fewer opportunities available to them... READ MORE
Events
Upcoming Events
Posted on July 19, 2017
CRIMINALS by Robert Siegel New York, NY: Scribblers on the Roof—in conversation w/Kenneth Bonert/signing—7/23 IMPROVEMENT by Joan Silber Jamaica, NY: Queens Library, Forest Hills—reading/signing—8/11 Brooklyn, NY: Greenlight Bookstore (Fort Greene)—in conversation w/Kate Walbert/reception—8/23 MAGDALENA MOUNTAIN by Robert Michael Pyle Seattle,... READ MORE