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Posted October 23, 2019

  • Anthology Posted October 23, 2019

    Aussie Fans: Uniquely Placed in Global Popular Culture, Ed. Celia Lam & Jackie Raphael, University of Iowa Press

  • Fiction Posted October 23, 2019

    100 Cassettes, Dennis Callaci, Pelekinesis

    City of Boom, Bonnie Bee, Anti-Oedipus Press

    Dark Video, Peter Church, Catalyst Press

    Happy Like This, Ashley Wurzbacher, University of Iowa Press

    History of an Executioner, Clancy McGilligan, Miami University Press

    Not a Thing to Comfort You, Emily Wortman-Wunder, University of Iowa Press

    Not Yet, Erik Segal, Harvard Square Editions

    St. Christopher on Pluto, Nancy McKinnley, West Virginia University Press

    Scratching the Head of Chairman Mao, Jonathan Tel, Turtle Point Press

    Shining Man, Todd Dills, Livingston Press

    Small Mercies, Bridget Krone, Catalyst Press

    Songbirds & Stray Dogs, Meagan Lucas, Main Street Rag Press

    Why, Why, Why?, Quim Monzo, Open Letter

  • Nonfiction Posted October 23, 2019

    Abandoned Detroit: Vacant Schools, Tony Vienneau, Arcadia Publishing

    Animal, Dorothea Lasky, Wave Books

    The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers, Mitzi Szereto, Mango

    Cat Among the Pigeons: A riotous assembly of unrespectable African creatures, David Muirhead, Catalyst Press

    Cape Town: A Place Between, Henry Trotter, Catalyst Press

    A Matter of Time: Route 66 Through the Lens of Change, Nick Gerlich & Ellen Klinkel, University of Oklahoma Press

    These Boys and Their Fathers, Don Waters, University of Iowa Press


  • Poetry Posted October 23, 2019

    About Repulsion, Annelyse Gelman & Jason Grier, Fonograf Editions

    Alisoun Sings, Caroline Bergvall, Nightboat Books

    Because the Dirt Here is Poor, Lindsay Wilson, Main Street Rag Press

    The Bees of the Invisible, Wally Swist, Shanti Arts

    Black, Matilda, Justin Rogers, Glass Poetry Press

    Counting by Sevens, Ann E. Wallace, Main Street Rag Press

    Cross Country, Jeff Newberry & Justin Evans, WordTech Editions

    Dakota Fruit, Catherine Cobb Morocco, Turning Point

    Earth is a Fickle Daughter, Dane Cervine, Main Street Rag Press

    The Field, Rhina P. Espaillat, David Robert Books

    Gesundheit!, Chen Chen & Sam Herschel Wein, Glass Poetry Press

    Ghosts of the Upper Floor: The Complete Dark Shadows (of My Childhood), Book 3, Tony Trigilio, BlazeVOX

    Halfway Friends for Decades, Elizabeth Carmer, Word Poetry

    Have, Lee Robinson, David Robert Books

    I Shimmer Sometimes, Too, Porsha Olayiwola, Button Poetry

    In Salem, Catherine Corman, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Jesus in the Trailer, Andrew K. Clark, Main Street Rag Press

    November Weather Spell, Robert Fillman, Main Street Rag Press

    Pebble Leaf Feather Knife, Polly Brown, Cherry Grove Collections

    The Problem of the Many, Timothy Donnelly, Wave Books

    Rubbernecking, Kevin J. McDaniel, Main Street Rag Press

    Salient Points and Sharp Angles, John Zedolik, CW Books

    Selected Poems of Giovanni Pascoli, Giovanni Pascoli, Princeton University Press

    The Shape of Regret, Herbert Woodward Martin, Wayne State University Press

    Shimmer, Mark Irwin, Anhinga Press

    Sonnets to Orpheus, Rainer Maria Rilke, Open Letter

    Sterling, Morgan Christie, CW Books

    Sundowning, John L. Stanizzi, Main Street Rag Press

    Swerve: Poems on Environmentalism, Feminism, and Resistance, Ellery Akers, Blue Light Books

    Travesty Generator, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Noemi Press

    UN poems, Ed Sams, CW Books

    Under the Radar, Jane McGuffin, David Robert Books

    Unlocatable Source, Judith Bowles, Turning Point

    Untitled Film Still Museum, Kara Dorris, CW Books

    A User's Manual, Jiři Kolář, Twisted Spoon Press

    Wave Archive, Emmalea Russo, Book*hug Press

  • Children's Lit Posted October 23, 2019

    Fuego, Fuegito: Fire, Little Fire, Jorge Tetl Argueta, Arte Publico Press

    Let's Work!: Mexican Folk Art Trabajos in English and Spanish, Cynthia Weill & Bryant Boucher, Cinco Puntos Press

    When Julia Danced Bomba: Cuando Julia bailaba bomba, Raquel M. Ortiz, Arte Publico Press


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