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Posted on March 31, 2011
Again the Far Morning
New and Selected Poems
Poetry by N. Scott Momaday
Univ of New Mexico Press, April 2011
Hardcover: 150pp; $29.95
The first collection of Momaday's poetry in over a decade. Complete with 11 color images.
Fiction by Shann Ray
Graywolf Press, July 2011
Paperback: 192pp; $15.00
"A muscular debut story collection that reconfigures the American West." Winner of the 2010 Bakeless Prize for Fiction.”
The Book of Interfering Bodies
Poetry by Daniel Borzutzky
Nightboat Books, 2011
Paperback: 103pp; $15.95
Rachel Loden writes, "If Franz Kafka had been a data entry specialist at Abu Ghraib, he might have written something as fiercely intelligent and voluptuously loopy as The Book of Interfering Bodies."
Chapbook by Kate Greenstreet
delete press, 2011
Chapbook: 26pp; $10.00
A new chapbook from the author of The Last 4 Things. All copies have already sold out.
Poetry by Dilruba Ahmed
Graywolf Press, June 2011
Paperback: 112pp; $15.00
Winner of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bakeless Prize.
Events Film Cannot Withstand
Poetry by Zach Savich
Rescue Press, 2011
Paperback: 92pp; $14.00
A collection of new work that defies genre from the author of three previous full-length collections of poetry.
Poetry by Peter Richards
Action Books, March 2011
Paperback: 100pp; $16.00
From back cover: "This narrative lyric sequence is lit with ravishing light: part erotic, part nuclear, entirely mutagenic, dangerously Sublime."
Poetry by Arielle Greenberg, Rachel Zucker
1913 Press, 2011
Paperback: 210pp; $11.00
Rachel Block writes, "Like birth itself, this conversation is not linear or predictable; it is messy and real and powerful, and a gift to be privy to."
The Honest Look
Fiction by Jennifer L. Rohn
Paperback: 344pp; $13.99
"The Honest Look is a tale of passion, betrayal and a devastating secret that threatens to bring down careers, a company and a widely accepted scientific theory."
The Kangaroo Girl
Poetry by Judith Baumel
GenPop Books, June 2011
Paperback: 78pp; $15.00
Wayne Koestenbaum writes, "Baumel's new poems are inspiring cabinets, loaded with gorgeous sounds, startling juxtapositions, and emotionally intricate quests."
The Leaves of Fate
Fiction by George Robert Minkoff
McPherson & Co, February 2011
Hardcover: 427pp; $24.95
The concluding volume in an epic fictional chronicle, In the Land of Whispers.
Poetry by Sandra Doller
Subito Press, February 2011
Paperback: 90pp; $14.00
Rae Armantrout writes, "Doller is a pinball wizard, her attention ricocheting through America's flashy dystopias where, as she points out, 'The award goes / to the inventor of the situation / we're now in.'"
A Marriage of Convenience
Fiction by Andrew Plattner
BkMk Press, 2011
Paperback: 180pp; $15.95
Sefi Atta writes, "A brilliant collection of short stories, honest, wise and full of warmth."
Master Siger's Dream
Fiction by A.W. Deannuntis
What Books Press, 2010
Paperback: 229pp; $14.50
"Set in thirteenth century Europe which has twentieth century technology… [a] challenging romp in which readers encounter the Franciscan Highway Patrol, golf-playing Popes, and goddess-nuns."
Nobody Ever Gets Lost
Fiction by Jess Row
FiveChapters Books, 2011
Paperback: 196pp; $14.95
"An emotionally searing story collection from an acclaimed writer named one of Granta's Top 20 Best Young American Novelists."
Of a Monstrous Child
An Anthology of Creative Writing Relationships
Ed. by Nate Liederbach, James Harris
Lost Horse Press, 2011
Paperback: 412pp; $24.00
"The focus of this collection is not on its contributors' individual pieces, but the relationship between its featured authors. Assembled as organically as possible, these poets and prosists have partnered themselves—as mentor and mentee—in an exchange of introductions and creative works."
Parts of a World
Fiction by A.G. Mojtabai
Northwestern Univ Press, June 2011
Hardcover: 208pp; $24.95
A story of "doubt, faith, obsession, and delusion" from the award-winning author of nine previous books.
That Summer in Franklin
Fiction by Linda Hutsell-Manning
Second Story Press, April 2011
Paperback: 242pp; $18.95
The accomplished children's book author releases her first novel for adults from what began as a short story called "Miss Purity Flour," a finalist in Glimmer Train Magazine's Very Short Fiction Contest.
Nonfiction by James Brown
Counterpoint Press, March 2011
Paperback: 180pp; $14.95
Brown's new memoir picks up where his last one, The Los Angeles Diaries, left off, "describing his tenuous relationship with sobriety, telling of agonizing relapses, and tracking his attempts to become a better father."
The Weather Stations
Fiction by Ryan Call
Caketrain, March 2011
Paperback: 210pp; $8.00
Robert Lopez writes, "The people in the crumbling worlds of The Weather Stations do what they can to survive and bear witness, and we, as readers, are the better for it."
Full list of new & noteworthy books received
March 31, 2011
Imagination & Place, Ed. Kelly Barth, Imagination & Place Press
Of a Monstrous Child, Ed. Nate Liederbach, James Harris, Lost Horse Press
Called, Kate Greenstreet, delete press
Outskirts of Intimacy, Francis DiClemente, Flutter Press
Topless, Eileen McCluskey, Deborah Mead, Karen Provost, Main Street Rag
American Masculine, Shann Ray, Graywolf Press
The Honest Look, Jennifer L. Rohn, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
The Leaves of Fate, George Robert Minkoff, McPherson & Co
Love and Money, Edith Konecky, Hamilton Stone Editions,
A Marriage of Convenience, Andrew Plattner, BkMk Press
Master Siger's Dream, A.W. Deannuntis, What Books Press
Mercy Creek, Matt Matthews, Hub City Press
The Mimic's Own Voice, Tom Williams, Main Street Rag Pub Co
Nobody Ever Gets Lost, Jess Row, FiveChapters Books
Parts of a World, A.G. Mojtabai, Northwestern Univ Press
Randy Lopez Goes Home, Rudolfo Anaya, Univ of Oklahoma Press
The Rexworth Manifesto, G.T. Hilary, LCR Books
That Summer in Franklin, Linda Hutsell-Manning, Second Story Press
The Weather Stations, Ryan Call, Caketrain
The Made-Up Self, Carl Klaus, Univ of Iowa Press
Mexicans on Death Row, Ricardo Ampudia, Arte Publico Press
My Demons Were Real, Bob Ybarra, Arte Publico Press
This River, James Brown, Counterpoint Press
Under Glass, Jen Hirt, Univ of Akron Press
Again the Far Morning, N. Scott Momaday, Univ of New Mexico Press
Approaching Ice, Elizabeth Bradfield, Persea Books
The Book of Interfering Bodies, Daniel Borzutzky, Nightboat Books
Come and See, Fanny Howe, Graywolf Press
Dhaka Dust, Dilruba Ahmed, Graywolf Press
Events Film Cannot Withstand, Zach Savich, Rescue Press
Helsinki, Peter Richards, Action Books
Home/Birth, Arielle Greenberg, Rachel Zucker, 1913 Press
The Kangaroo Girl, Judith Baumel, GenPop Books
Man Years, Sandra Doller, Subito Press
Manoleria, Daniel Khalastchi, Tupelo Press
Mississippi Poems, Linda Larson, ISCS Press
My Old Man Was Always on the Lam, Tony Medina, NYQ Books
Night of Pure Breathing, Gerald Fleming, Hanging Loose Press
One Sleeve, Richard Carr, Evening Street Press
Privado, Daniel Tiffany, Action Books
The Source, Noah Eli Gordon, Futurepoem Books
The Takeaway Bin, Toni Mirosevich, Spuyten Duyvil
Unacknowledged Legislations, Steve Henn, NYQ Books
Wonderbender, Diane Wald, 1913 Press
Wrestling Angles, Freddy Frankel, Ibbetson Street Press