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“Wild River Consulting & Publishing, LLC. made the process of publishing Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines a quiet celebration. They are the editors and publishers we long for: committed to our work, demanding that we do it right, constant reminders that our stories matter.”

Mark Lyons

Author, Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines

“My publishers Joy Stocke and Kimberly Nagy from Wild River Books are the dedicated handmaidens to The Last Daughter of Prussia. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to work with them. They have encouraged and nurtured The Last Daughter of Prussia every step of the way.”

“A terrific speechwriter, Kimberly Nagy, Publicity Director at Wild River Books, worked diligently with me to prepare customized speeches for specific audiences, which helped me to deliver dynamic talks.”

Marina Gottlieb Sarles

Author, The Last Daughter of Prussia

“Wild River Consulting & Publishing, LLC. helped me order and reorder my book with edits that were penetrating, precise and contributory. But through the entire process, they always said to me: “Don’t forget–whatever our suggestions, this is your book.” 

Scott McVay

Author, <em>Surprise Encounters with Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things</em>

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About Wild River Books

Our Wild River Books imprint Wild River Books is an outgrowth of the online literary magazine Wild River Review and brings the finest literary voices to print through traditional and digital formats. We welcome authors who are committed to the craft of writing and storytelling and are willing to devote the writing and editing time...

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Anatolian Days & Nights

Anatolian Days & Nights Angie Brenner and Joy Stocke When Joy Stocke and Angie Brenner meet on the balcony of a guesthouse in a small resort town on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, they think they have only a mutual friend and a summer dream in common. Soon, they discover a shared love of travel,...

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Body and Soul

Body and Soul: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Healing by Panthea Reid “We surprised everyone with our vows: to be married only 'so long as love shall last.'" In Body and Soul: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Healing, biographer Panthea Reid tells the story of her love affair with her husband, John Fischer,...

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Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines

Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines by Mark Lyons A Kirkus' Indie Books of the Month Selection, Brief Eulogies at Roadside Shrines has already been critically acclaimed as “an important landmark in the literature of multiculturalism.” Author Mark Lyons takes readers on a cross-country, road-tripping, time-traveling tour of unforgettable and deeply human short stories. Brief Eulogies...

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Last Daughter of Prussia

The Last Daughter of Prussia Marina Gottlieb Sarles The Last Daughter of Prussia chronicles through fiction the desperate final months of World War II in the frequently ignored region of East Prussia, where the “Great Trek” claimed the lives of nearly half a million women, children and men. Protagonist Manya von Falken begs her family...

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Megabuilders of Queenston Park

The Megabuilders of Queenston Park Edmund Keeley Acclaimed author Edmund Keeley’s eighth novel opens in 21st-century Princeton, New Jersey, as the quaint college town faces mounting changes in its architectural and social landscape. Ambitious mega-builders roam the neighborhoods in search of modest post-war homes to tear down and replace with huge modular monstrosities. Cassie and...

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Nightwatch and Dayshift

30Nightwatch and Dayshift William Irwin Thompson Praise for William Irwin Thompson "This is an abundant, powerful book. Much of its power flows from Thompson's increasing ability to read images, a complicated process. Scholars and thinkers over the last 70 years have slowly rediscovered the stages of this lost ability; and in this book William Irwin...

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Open Admissions

Open Admissions: What Community College Taught Me About Learning by Ned Bachus Open Admissions: What Community College Taught Me About Learning by Ned Bachus Facebook Page Loading... "We know about the Ivy League school, the small liberal arts college, and the state university.  But we know precious little about the institution that occupies the least...

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Still Travels

Still Travels William Irwin Thompson "Still Travels is a hybrid of personal and cultural, unabashedly encyclopaedic in scope. This work, by a writer who has both diagnosed and altered the intellectual culture of our age asks to be shelved near recognizable familial forebears: Lucretius, Dante, Charles Olson. Breaking down the boundaries between lyric, metaphysical, historical...

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Stoutsburg Cemetery Association

The Birth of a Book: Researched and Written by Stoutsburg Board Members Beverly Mills and Elaine Buck A decade ago, Beverly Mills and Elaine Buck began formal collaboration into researching the lives of their African American ancestors, most of whom were likely to have been brought up the Delaware River as slaves to--what is now...

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Surprise Encounters

Scott McVay A champion of the arts, sciences, and conservation, particularly in his home state of New Jersey, Scott McVay, named “the Money-Man for Inspirations” by the New York Times, cites the stubborn challenges and great joys of a lifetime working in grantmaking and philanthropy. From his leadership of the Chautauqua Institution, which offers 2,100...

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