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Nonfiction Posted April 21, 2021

About Franz: Remembering C. G. Jung—A Son's Story, Mary Dian Motlon, Shanti Arts

Begin by Telling, Meg Remy, Book*hug Press

I Was a French Muslim, Mokhtar Mokhtefi, Other Press

Saturation Project, Christine Hume, Solid Objects

Southbound: Essays on Identity, Inheritance, and Social Change, Anjali Enjeti, University of Georgia Press

Nonfiction Posted March 24, 2021

By Bus, Erica Van Horn, Ugly Duckling Presse

Forever Free: A True Sotry of Hope in the Fight for Child Literacy, Tracy Swinton Bailey, Other Press

Things That Crash, Things That Fly, Scott Gould, Vine Leaves Press

Nonfiction Posted February 25, 2021

A Mano / By Hand, Nicole Cecilia Delgado, Ugly Duckling Presse

Electric Sarcasm, Dimitra Ioannou, Ugly Duckling Presse

Glamour Ghoul: The Passions and Pains of the Real Vampira, Maila Nurmi, Feral House Press

Invisible Horizon: A Religious Pamphlet, Sibyl Kempson, Ugly Duckling Presse

Letters: The classroom is burning, let's dream about a School of Improper Education, KUNCI Study Forum & Collective, Ugly Duckling Presse

Of Forest and of Farms: On Faculty and Failure, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Ugly Duckling Presse

Please Plant This Book Coast to Coast, Susan Kay Anderson, Finishing Line Press

Say Translation Is Art, Sawako Nakayasu, Ugly Duckling Presse

The Semblable, Chantal Maillard, Ugly Duckling Presse

Slow Down and Walk: A Conversation, Nadine George-Graves & Okwui Okpokwasili, Ugly Duckling Presse

Sound Like Trapped Thunder, Lind Peterson, Seneca Review Books

Nonfiction Posted January 20, 2021

The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics, Lewis Turco, University of New Mexico Press

Nonfiction Posted December 22, 2020

Fragments of a Mortal Mind: A Nonfiction Novel, Donald Anderson, University of Nevada Press

Saints, Sinners, and Sovereign Citizens: The Endless War over the West's Public Lands, John L. Smith, University of Nevada Press

Nonfiction Posted November 25, 2020

The Art of Perpetuation: Lyric Essays, Alison Powell, Black Lawrences Press

Call My Name, Clemson: Documenting the Black Experience in an American University Community, Rhondda Robinson Thomas, University of Iowa Press

The Distance is More Than an Ocean: A Travelogue Memoir, Chris Wiewiora, Finshing Line Press

Emo: How Fans Defined a Subculture, Judith May Fathallah, University of Iowa Press

Fast Funny Women, Gina Barreca, Woodhall Press

Fat: New and Uncollected Prose, W. S. Di Piero, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Fragments of a Mortal Mind: A Nonfiction Novel, Donald Anderson, University of Nevada Press

Narratives, Nerd-fighters, and New Media, Jennifer Burek Pierce, University of Iowa Press

A Woman, A Plan, An Outline of a Man, Sarah Kasbeer, Zone 3 Press

Nonfiction Posted October 21, 2020

Being Human Is an Occult Practice, Magdalena Zurawski, Ugly Duckling Presse

Celibate: A Memoir, Maria Giura, Apprentice House Press

Kissing Fidel: A Memoir of Cuban American Terrorism in the United States, Magda Montiel Davis, University of Iowa Press

Prompt Book: Experiments for Writing Poetry and Fiction, Barbara Henning, Spuyten Duyvil

Nonfiction Posted September 23, 2020

American Madness: The Story of the Phantom Patriot and How Conspiracy Theories Hijacked American Consciousness, Tea Krulos, Feral House

Both Sides:  The Classroom From Where I Stand, Rebecca Potter, Propertius Press

Dear Deedee, Kat Meads, Regal House Publishing

The End, Aditi Machado, Ugly Duckling Presse

Shook, Jennifer Hull, University of New Mexico Press

Sky Songs: Meditations on Loving a Broken World, Jennifer Sinor, University of Nebraska Press

So-Called Normal: A Memoir of Family, Depression, and Resilience, Mark Henick, HarperCollins

Stand in the Traffic: A Himalayan Adoption Story, Kate Saunders, Madville Publishing

Terrible Sanity, Sam Pickering, Madville Publishing

Wildland Sentinel: Field Notes from an Iowa Conservation Officer, Erika Billerbeck, University of Iowa Press

The Writing Party, Ken Waldman, Mezcalita Press

Nonfiction Posted August 19, 2020

Crash Course: If You Want to Get Away With Murder Buy a Car, Woodrow Phoenix, Street Noise Books

Ensō, Shin Yu Pai, Entre Rios Books

Prompt Book, Barbara Henning, Spuyten Dyvil

Wendy Battin: On the Life & Work of an American Master, Ed. Charles Hartman, Martha Collins, Pamela Alexander, Matthew Krajniak, Pleaides Press

Nonfiction Posted July 22, 2020

American Madness: The Story of the Phantom Patriot and How Conspiracy Theories Hijacked American Consciousness, Tea Krulos, Feral House

Earth A.D.: The Poisoning of American Landscape and the Communities that Fought, Michael Lee Nirenberg, Feral House

Every Hour, Every Atom: A Collection of Walt Whitman's Early Notebooks & Fragments, Ed. Zachary Turpin & Matt Miller, University of Iowa Press

The First Books of David Henderson and Mary Korte: A Research, Iris Cushing, Ugly Duckling Presse

The Jewish Question: A Marxist Interpretation, Abram Leon, Pathfinder Press

Reincarnating Marechera: Notes on a Speculative Archive, Tinashe Mushakavanhu, Ugly Duckling Presse

Nonfiction Posted June 24, 2020

Johnny Cash International: How and Why Fans Love the Man in Black, Michael Hinds & Jonathan Silverman, University of Iowa Press

Red Zone: Cuba and the Battle Against Ebola in West Africa, Enrique Ubieta, Pathfinder Press

Wrong: A Critical Biography of Dennis Cooper, Diarmuid Hester, University of Iowa Press

Nonfiction Posted May 20, 2020

Revolutions of the Heart: Literary, Cultural & Spiritual, Yahia Lababidi, Wipf & Stock

Nonfiction Posted April 22, 2020

Colored Men and Hombres Aqui: Hernandez v. Texas and the Emergence of Mexican-American Lawyering, Michael A. Olivas, Ed., Arte Publico Press

The Night the Referee Hit Back: Memorable Moments from the World of Boxing, Mike Silver, Rowman & Littlefield

Sand Creek and the Tragic End of a Lifeway, Louis Kraft, University of Oklahoma Press

The Story I Am: Mad About the Writing Life, Roger Rosenblatt, Turtle Point Press

Nonfiction Posted March 18, 2020

American Dreamer: How I Escaped Communist Vietnam and Built a Successful Life in America, Tim Tran (Tran Manh Khiem), Pacific University Press

Angel De Cora, Karen Thronson, and the Art of Place: How Two Midwestern Women Used Art to Negotiate Migration and Dispossession, Elizabeth Sutton, University of Iowa Press

Faculty Brat: A Memoir of Abuse, Dominic Bucca, University of Iowa Press

Ground Truth: A Geological Survey of a Life, Ruby McConnell, Overcup Press

A Hundred Little Pieces on the End of the World, John Rember, University of New Mexico Press

Prophetic Voice Now, Rich Murphy, Common Ground Research Network

Nonfiction Posted February 19, 2020

Caribbean Counterpoint: The Aesthetics of Salt in Lasana Sekou, Sara Florian, House of Nehesi Publishers

Disparates: Essays, Patrick Madden, University of Nebraska Press

I Alone: Bernardo de Gálvez's American Revolution, Eduardo Garrigues, Arte Publico Press

The Nail in the Tree, Carol Ann Davis, Tupelo Press

Prismatics: Larry Levis & Contemporary American Poetry, Ed. Gregory Donovan & Michele Poulos, Diode Editions

Sown in Earth: Essays of Memory and Belonging, Fred Arroyo, University of Arizona Press

Try to Get Lost: Essays on Travel and Place, Joan Frank, University of New Mexico Press

Where Did Poetry Come From: Some Early Encounters, Geoffrey O'Brien, Marsh Hawk Press

Nonfiction Posted January 22, 2020

Bluffing Texas Style: The Arsons, Forgeries, and High Stakes Poker Capers of Rare Book Dealer Johnny Jenkins, Michael Vinson, University of Oklahoma Press

Confessions of a Gay Priest: A Memoir of Sex, Love, Abuse, and Scandal in the Catholic Seminary, Tom Rastrelli, University of Iowa Press

The Music of Time: Poetry in the Twentieth Century, John Burnside, Princeton University Press

The Nail in the Tree: Essays on Art, Violence, and Childhood, Carol Ann Davis, Tupelo Press

Nashville's Songwriting Sweethearts: The Boudleaux and Felice Bryant Story, Bobbie Malone & Bill C. Malone, University of Oklahoma Press

Nonfiction Posted December 18, 2019

Almonds Are Members of the Peach Family, Stephanie Sauer, Noemi Press

The Arapaho Way: Continuity and Change on the Wind River Reservation, Sara Wiles, University of Oklahoma Press

Exploring Megalithic Europe: Amazing Sites to See for Yourself, Julian Heath, Rowman & Littlefield

Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems with Insider Exercises, Marjorie Maddox, Kelsay Books

A Latino Memoir: Exploring Identity, Family and the Common Good, Gerald Poyo, Arte Publico Press

The Soledad Children: The Fight to End Discriminatory IQ Tests, Marty Glick & Maurice Jourdane, Arte Publico Press

Nonfiction Posted November 25, 2019

Dispatches from the End of Ice, Beth Peterson, Trinity University Press

Elegy for Ebbets: Baseball On and Off the Diamond, Michael Steinberg, Pint-Size Publications

Grief's Country: A Memoir in Pieces, Gail Griffin, Wayne State University Press

Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, the Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History, Gary Calyton Anderson, University of Oklahoma Press

My Victorians: Lost in the Nineteenth Century, Robert Clark, University of Iowa Press

On Serious Earth: Poetry & Transcendence, Daniel Tobin, Orison Books

Uninvited: Confessions of a Hollywood Party Crasher, Adrian Maher, Chicago Review Press

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


Nonfiction Posted September 19, 2019

Becoming America's Playground: Las Vegas in the 1950s, Larry D. Gragg, University of Oklahoma Press

Children of Grass: A Portrait of American Poetry, B.A. Van Sise, Schaffner Press

Dayton, The Rise, Decline, and Transition of an Industrial City, Adam A. Millsap, Ohio State University Press

Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem, Michael Schmidt, Princeton University Press

A House on Stilts: Mothering in the Age of Opioid Addiction, Paula Becker, Univeristy of Iowa Press

Once Well Beloved: Remembering a British Columbia Great War Sacrifice, Michael Sasges, Royal BC Museum

Someday This Will Fit: Linked Essays, Meditations, & Other Midlife Follies, Joan Silverman, Bauhan Publishing

Superhero Thought Experiments: Comic Book Philosophy, Chris Gavaler & Nathaniel Goldberg, University of Iowa Press

These are Love(d) Letters, Ames Hawkins, Wayne State University Press

Nonfiction Posted August 21, 2019

Dear Mary: Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division, Sydney M. Williams, Bauhan Publishing

The Gallows Pole, Benjamin Myers, Third Man Books

How America Lost Its Mind: The Assault on Reason that's Crippling Our Democracy, Thomas E. Patterson, University of Oklahoma Press

I'm Trying to Tell You I'm Sorry: An Intimacy Triptych, Nina Boutsikaris, Black Lawrence Press

The Practical Witch's Almanac: 2020, Friday Gladheart, Microcosm Publishing

This is San Francisco: The Ups, Downs, Ins, and Outs of the City by the Bay, Alexander Barrett, Microcosm Publishing

Unf*ck Your Anger, Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing

Nonfiction Posted July 31, 2019

Pain Studies, Lisa Olstein, Bellevue Literary Review Press

Celibacy A Love Story: Memoir of a Catholic Priest's Daughter, Mimi Bull, Bauhan Publishing

Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice, Ada Deer, University of Oklahoma Press

Nonfiction Posted June 18, 2019

The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet, David Carlin & Nicole Walker, Rose Metal Press

The Archaeology of the Holocaust: Vilna, Rhodes, and Escape Tunnels, Richard A. Freund, Rowman & Littlefield

Democracy and the Next American Economy: Where Prosperity Meets Justice, Henry A. J. Ramos, Arte Publico Press

Dream of the Water Children, Memory and Mourning in the Black Pacific, Fredrick D. Kakinami Cloyd, 2Leaf Press

East Texas Troubles: The Allred Rangers' Cleanup of San Augustine, Jody Edward Ginn, University of Oklahoma Press

Fatherless: A Memoir, Keith Maillard, West Virginia University Press

Me & Other Writing, Marguerite Duras, Dorothy, a publishing project

Roadside Baseball: The Locations of America's Baseball Landmarks, Chris Epting, Santa Monica Press

The San Francisco Civic Center: A History of the Design, Controversies, and Realization of a City Beautiful Masterpiece, James W. Haas, University of Nevada Press

Saving Grand Canyon, Dams, Deals, and a Noble Myth, Byron E. Pearson, University of Nevada Press

Spirituality and the Writer: A Personal Inquiry, Thomas Larson, Swallow Press

Toward Antarctica, Elizabeth Bradfield, Red Hen Press

Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song, Ed. Jim Perlman, Ed Folsom, Dan Campion, Holy Cow! Press

Water Connections: What fresh water means to us, what we mean to water, Jim Rousmaniere, Bauhan Publishing

Nonfiction Posted May 16, 2019

Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith, Thomas G. Alexander, University of Oklahoma Press, Nonfiction

Everybody Has a Book Inside of Them: How to Bring It Out, Ann Marie Sabath, Career Press, Nonfiction

Gentleman Gerry, Gerry Cooney & John Grady, Rowman & Littlefield, Nonfiction

Legal Tender: Women & The Secret Life of Money, Christian McEwen, Bauhan Publishing, Nonfiction

A Road Called Down on Both Sides: Growing Up in Ethiopia and America, Caroline Kurtz, Catalyst Press, Nonfiction

Nonfiction Posted April 18, 2019

Better with Books: 500 Diverse books to Ignite Empathy and Encourage Self-Acceptance in Tweens and Teens, Melissa Hart, Sasquatch Books

Black Indian, Shonda Buchanan, Wayne State University Press

The Chainbreaker Bike Book: An Illustrated Manual of Radical Bicycle Maintenance, Culture, & History, Shelley Lynn Jackson & Ethan Clark, Microcosm Publishing

Reckless Steps Toward Sanity: A Memoir, Judith Sara Gelt, University of New Mexico Press

The Lampblack Blue of Memory: My Mother Echoes, Sarah Adleman, Tolsun Books

Looking for Dragon Smoke, Robert Bly, White Pine Press

Political Hell-Raiser: The Life and Times of Senator Burton K. Wheeler of Montana, Marc C. Johnson, University of Oklahoma Press

Stamford '76: A True Story of Murder, Corruption, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s, JoeAnn Hart, University of Iowa Press

throughsmoke: an essay in notes, Jehanne Dubrow, New Rivers Press

Volcanoes, Palm Trees & Privilege: Essays on Hawai'i, Liz Prato, Overcup Press

Nonfiction Posted March 21, 2019

Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball, James Duane Bolin, University Press of Kentucky

Anxious Attachments, Beth Alvarado, Autumn House Press

The Block Manager, Judy Mundle, Open Books Press

Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith, Thomas G. Alexander, University of Oklahoma Press

The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times, Sarina Prabasi, Green Writers Press

Coping Skills: Tools & Techniques for Every Stressful Situation, Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing

The Desk on the Sea, Jonathan Johnson, Wayne State University Press

Dream of the Trenches, Kate Colby, Noemi Press

Interview from the Edge: 50 Years of Conversations About Writing and Resistance, Ed. Mark Yakich & John Biguenet, Bloomsbury Academic

Love Three, Aaron Kunin, Wave Books

Ma, Now I'm Goin Up in the World: A Memoir of Dublin in the 1960s, Martha Long, Seven Stories Press

Memorials Matter: Emotion, Environment, and Public Memory at American Historical Sites, Jennifer K. Ladino, University of Nevada Press

No Apocalypse: Punk, Politics & The Great American Weirdness, Al Burian, Microcosm Publishing

Obtuse Diary, Amelia Rosselli, entre rios books

Socialist Realism, Trisha Low, Coffee House Press

Something's Happening Here: A Sixties Odyssey from Brooklyn to Woodstock, Mark Berger, State University of New York Press

Still Nowhere in an Empty Vastness, Roberto Tejada, Noemi Press

Street Journalist: Understand & Report the News in Your Community, Lisa Loving, Microcosm Publishing

To the Bones, Valerie Nieman, West Virginia University Press

Topographies, Stephen Benz, Etruscan Press

Unfuck your Intimacy: Using Science for Better Relationships, Sex, and Dating, Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing

When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back, Naja Marie Aidt, Coffee House Press

Nonfiction Posted January 31, 2019

And It Begins Like This, LaTanya McQueen, Black Lawrence Press

Archaeological Oddities, Kenneth L. Feder, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Dream of the Water Children: Memory and Mourning in the Black Pacific, Frederick D. Kakinami Cloyd, 2Leaf Press

Far Flung: Improvisations on National Parks, Driving to Russia, Not Marrying a Ranger, the Language of Heartbreak, and Other Natural Disasters, Cassandra Kircher, West Virginia University Press

Pepper: A Guide to the World's Favorite Spice, Joe Barth, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Sacred Ground: The Chicago Streets of Timuel Black as Told to Susan Klonsky, Timuel D. Black Jr., Northwestern University Press

The Texas Rangers in Transition: From Gunfighters to Criminal Investigators 1921-1935, Charles H. Harris III & Louis R. Sadler, University of Oklahoma Press

Time's Up: A Memoir of the American Century, Robert Cabot, McPherson & Co

The Westside Slugger: Joe Neal's Lifelong Fight for Social Justice, John L. Smith, University of Nevada Press

Nonfiction Posted December 19, 2018

This Heart Holds Many: My Life as the Nonbinary Millennial Child of a Polyamorous Family, Koe Creation, Thorntree Press

To Build a Trail: Essays on Curiosity, Love, & Wonder, Paul J. Willis, WordFarm

Nonfiction Posted November 27, 2018

Five Plots, Erica Trabold, Seneca Review Books

From Hitler's Germany to Saddam's Iraq: The Enduring False Promise of Preventive War, Scott A. Silverstone, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Great Pan is Dead: My Encounters with Coincidence, Eric D. Lehman, Homebound Publications

Here is Where I Walk: Episodes from a Life in the Forest, Leslie Carol Roberts, University of Nevada Press

Hurry Down Sunshine, Michael Greenberg, Other Press

A People's Guide to Publishing, Joe Biel, Microcosm Publishing

The Perpetual Motion Machine: A Memoir in Essays, Brittany Ackermann, Red Hen Press

This is Your Brain on Depression: Creating Your Path to Getting Better, Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing

This One Will Hurt You, Paul Crenshaw, Ohio State University Press

The Trouble with Men: Reflections on Sex, Love, Marriage, Porn, and Power, David Shields, Ohio State University Press

Unfuck Your Adulting, Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing

Nonfiction Posted October 18, 2018

1889: The Boomer Movement, the Land Run, and Early Oklahoma City, Michael J. Hightower, University of Oklahoma Press

An African in Imperial London: The Indomitable Life of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor, Danell Jones, Oxford University Press

Appalachia North, Matthew Ferrence, West Virginia University Press

Why Social Media Is Ruining Your Life, Katherine Ormerod, Octopus Publishing Group/Ilex Press

Nonfiction Posted September 20, 2018

Blood in the Asphalt: Prayers from the Highway, Jesse Sensibar, Tolsun Books

Drunk in the Woods, Tony Whedon, Green Writers Press

Forgotten Women: The Artists, Zing Tsjeng, Octopus Publishing Group/Ilex Press

Forgotten Women: The Writers, Zing Tsjeng, Octopus Publishing Group/Ilex Press

I Don't Belong Here, Melissa Grunow, New Meridian Arts

Island in the City, Micah McCrary, University of Nebraska Press

Kissing the Lobster, Peter Grandbois, Spuyten Duyvil

Lesser Lights, Sandy McIntosh, Marsh Hawk Press

Since When: A Memoir in Pieces, Bill Berkson, Coffee House Press

Nonfiction Posted August 22, 2018

Finding God in Ordinary Time: Daily Meditations, Christine Marie Eberle, Green Writers Press

A Fractured Life, Shabnam Samuel, Green Writers Press

Island in the City, Micah McCrary, University of Nebraska Press

Junkie Love, Joe Clifford, Vagabondage Press

Paris on the Brink: The 1930s Paris of Jean Renoir, Salvador Dali, Simone De Beauvoir, Andre Gide, Sylvia Beach, Leon Blum, and Their Friends, Mary McAuliffe, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

The Pendulum: A Granddaughter's Search for Her Family's Forbidden Nazi Past, Julie Lindahl, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Washington's Golden Age: Hope Ridings Miller, The Society Beat, and the Rise of Women Journalists, Joseph Dalton, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Nonfiction Posted July 13, 2018

Brainstorm: Detective Stories from the World of Neurology, Suzanne O'Sullivan, Other Press

Claiming the B in LGBT: Illuminating the Bisexual Narrative, Ed. Kate Harrad, Thorntree Press

Clinging to the Iceberg, Ron Hutchinson, Oberon Books

Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties, Madeleine May Kunin, Green Writers Press

Fear Icons, Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel, Ohio State University Press

The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge, Jeffrey J. Kripal, Bellevue Literary Press

Kissing the Lobster, Peter Grandbois, Spuyten Duyvil

Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)e: Personal Essays and Poetry, Jasminne Méndez, Arte Publico Press

Nonfiction Posted June 13, 2018

16 Pills, Carley Moore, Tinderbox Editions

Bicycle / Race: Transportation, Culture, & Resistance, Adonia E. Lugo, Microcosm Publishing

The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal that Shaped an American Classic, Kendall Taylor, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down, Howard Mansfield, Bauhan Publishing

Letters from Max: a book of friendship, Sarah Ruhl & Max Ritvo, Milkweed Editions

Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday, Julia Corbett, University of Nevada Press

Permanent Exhibit, Matthew Vollmer, BOA Editions

This is Portland: the city you've heard you should like, 2nd edition, Alexander Barret & Andrew Dickson, Microcosm Publishing

Treading Water at the Shark Café: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars, Lyndon Back, Open Books Press

"William S. Burroughs' "The Revised Boy Scout Manual": An Electronic Revolution, Ed. Geoffrey D. Smith & John M. Bennett, Ohio State University Press

Nonfiction Posted May 08, 2018

Buddha's Dog and Other Meditations, Ira Sukrungruang, University of Tampa Press

Crush: The Triumph of California Wine, John Briscoe, University of Nevada Press

Hummingbirds Between the Pages, Chris Arthur, Ohio State University Press

Let the Whole Thundering World Come Home, Natalie Goldberg, Shambhala Publications

Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship: How Virginia Stephen Became Virginia Woolf, Rosalind Brackenbury, University of Iowa Press

Passport to Paris, Glynne Hiller, Heliotrope Books

PR for Poets: A Guidebook to Publicity and Marketing, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Two Sylvias Press

Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir, Sarah Fawn Montgomery, Ohio State University Press

Sustainability: a love story, Nicole Walker, Ohio State University Press

Nonfiction Posted April 11, 2018

Feminist Weed Farmer: Growing Mindful Medicine in Your Own Backyard, Madrone Stewart, Microcosm Publishing

The Leftovers, Shaelyn Smith, Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills, Raleigh Briggs, Microcosm Publishing

Mine, Sarah Viren, University of New Mexico Press

Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship: How Virginia Stephen Became Virginia Woolf, Rosalind Brackenbury, University of Iowa Press

Out of Step, Anthony Moll, Ohio State University Press

Paleo for Unicorns: Eat the Patriarchy, Amy Subach, Microcosm Publishing

The Promise of Failure: One Writer's Perspective on Not Succeeding, John McNally, University of Iowa Press

A Song for the River, Philip Connors, Cinco Puntos Press

The Stoner Babes Coloring Book, Katie Guinn, Microcosm Publishing

With One Shot: Family Murder and a Search for Justice, Dorothy Marcic, Citadel Press











Nonfiction Posted March 07, 2018

The Declaration of the Rights of Women, Olympe De Gouges, Octopus Publishing Group/Ilex Press

Folk Art Travels in Mexico, Linda Grant Nieman, University of New Mexico Press

Forgotten Women, Zing Tsjeng, Octopus Publishing Group/Ilex Press

How to Live, What to Do, Joan Richardson, University of Iowa Press

Idiophone, Amy Fusselman, Coffee House Press

In the Shadow of King Saul, Jerome Charyn, Bellevue Literary Press

Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship, Rosalind Brackenbury, University of Iowa Press

No Relation, Paula Carter, Black Lawrence Press

Starting with Goodbye, Lisa Romeo, University of Nevada Press

Women in the Literary Landscape, Doris Weatherford, Rosalind Reisner, Nancy Rubin Stuart, Valerie Tomaselli, C & R Press

Nonfiction Posted February 06, 2018

Betwixt-and-Between, Jenny Boully, Coffee House Press

Contemporary Casta Portraiture, Delilah Montoya, Arte Publico Press

Girl Behind the Door, Stephanie Dickinson, Rain Mountain Press

Lincoln's Lover, Jason Emerson, Kent State University Press

Local Flavor, Jean Iversen, Northwestern University Press

Monster Portraits, Del Samatar & Sofia Samatar, Rose Metal Press

Objects of Affection, Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough, Braddock Avenue Books

Paper Sons, Dickson Lam, Autumn House Press

Sawbill, Jennifer Case, University of New Mexico Press

Travelers, Laura Bernstein-Machlay, Sonder Press

Nonfiction Posted January 03, 2018

Born to Choose, John H. Falk, Taylor & Francis

Dennis Chavez, Cissie Coy, Arte Publico Press

The Forgetting Tree, Rae Paris, Wayne State University Press

How Not to Kill Yourself, Set Sytes & Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing

It's the Soul That's Erotic, Ilya Kaminsky, Orison Books

Legends of the Slow Explosion, Baron Wormser, Tupelo Press

Life Among the Walkies, Lorenzo Wilson Milam, Mho & Mho Works

The Sweet and the Bitter, Amy Amendt-Raduege, Kent State University Press

Teaching Hemingway and the Natural World, Ed. Kevin Maier, Kent State University Press

With One Shot, Dorothy Marcic, Citadel

Nonfiction Posted November 21, 2017

12 Rounds in Lo's Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia, Todd D. Snyder, West Virginia University Press

Apocalypse, Darling, Barrie Jean Borich, Ohio State University Press

Bound, James McKean, Truman State University Press

Chocolatology, Angel York & Darin Wick, Microcosm Publishing

The Comet's Trail: A Memoir of No Memory, Amy Nawrocki, Homebound Publications

Folly Cove: A Smuggler's Tale of the Pot Rebellion, Kermit Schweidel, Cinco Puntos Press

Her Voice Will Be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women's Antebellum Antislavery Fiction, Holl M. Kent, Kent State University Press

Love's Long Line, Sophfronia Scott, Ohio State University Press

Love's not Color Blind, Kevin Patterson, Thorntree Press

The Real Life of the Parthenon, Patricia Vigderman, Ohio State University Press

Soft & Cuddly, Jarett Kobek, Boss Fight Books

Thus I Lived with Words, Robert Louis Stevenson and the Writer's Craft, Annette R. Federico, University of Iowa Press

To Lose the Madness: Field Notes on Trauma, Loss, and Radical Authenticity, L.M. Browning, Homebound Publications

Nonfiction Posted October 18, 2017

I'll Be Your Mirror, David Lazar, University of Nebraska Press

Mary Jane's Ghost, Ted Gregory, University of Iowa Press

Off Trail, Jane Parnell, University of Oklahoma Press

Nonfiction Posted September 12, 2017

And There Was Evening And There Was Morning, Mike Smith, WTAW Press

The Broken Country, Paisley Rekdal, University of Georgia Press

Community In-Between / Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah, Qorsho Hassan & Ruth M. Smith, Trillium

Divergent Trajectories, Flore Chevaillier, Ohio State University Press

The Long Weeping, Jessie van Eerden, Orison Books

Playing with Dynamite, Sharon Harrigan, Truman State University Press

This is Your Brain on Anxiety, Faith G. Harper, Microcosm Publishing 

Nonfiction Posted August 10, 2017

Bike Topia, Ed. Elly Blue, Microcosm Publishing

Fix Your Clothes, Raleigh Briggs, Microcosm Publishing

Literary Writing in the 21st Century, Anis Shivani, Texas Review Press

Make a Zine, Joe Biel, Microcosm Publishing

Out of the Basement, David A. Ensminger, Microcosm Publishing

Pedal, Stretch, Breathe, Kelli Refer, Microcosm Publishing

The Prodigal Rogerson, J. Hunter Bennett, Microcosm Publishing

Service in a Time of Suspicion, Michelle Sandhoff, University of Iowa Press

Wild Fermentation, Sandor Ellix Katz, Microcosm Publishing

Nonfiction Posted July 12, 2017

Belle Turnbull: Unsung Masters Series, Ed. David J. Rothman & Jeffrey R. Villines, Pleiades Press

It's Called "Polyamory", Tamara Pincus & Rebecca Hiles, Thorntree Press

Mean, Myriam Gurba, Coffee House Press

Partisans, Joe Oestreich, Black Lawrence Press

Playing Fair, Pepper Mint, Thorntree Press

Third Monday in May, Ross R. Moore, Broadstone Books

You, Me, and the Violence, Catherine Taylor, Ohio State University Press

Nonfiction Posted June 12, 2017

Belle Turnbull, Ed. David J. Rothman & Jeffrey R. Villines, Pleiades Press

The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury, Ed. Jonathan R. Eller, Kent State University Press

Hope is a Decision, Daisaku Ikeda, Middleway Press

Letters to Memory, Karen Tei Yamashita, Coffee House Press

Nicotine, Gregor Hens, Other Press

So What if It's True, Lorri Jackson, Thrice Publishing

Through a Long Absence, Joy Passanante, Ohio State University Press

Nonfiction Posted May 23, 2017

All I Want to Do is Live, Trace Ramsey, Pioneers Press

Curiouser and Curiouser, Nicholas Delbanco, Ohio State University Press

Deep in the Shadows, Hipolito Acosta, Arte Publico Press

The Great Tower of Elfland: The Mythopoeic Worldview of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and George MacDonald, Zachary A. Rhone, Kent State University Press

Havana Without Makeup, Herman Portocarero, Turtle Point Press

Heading Home: Field Notes, Peter Anderson, Conundrum Press

Kept Secret: The Half-Truth in Nonfiction, Ed. Jen Hirt & Tina Mitchell, Michigan State University Press

Landslide, True Stories, Minna Zallman Proctor, Catapult

Pointing is Rude, Digger O'Brien, Heliotrope Books

Reading Hemingway's To Have And Have Not: Glossary and Commentary, Kirk Curnutt, Wayne State University Press

Volver, Antonio C. Marquez, University of New Mexico Press

Nonfiction Posted April 20, 2017

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, W.W. Norton & Co

Body Memory, Joel Peckham, New Rivers Press

Inside My Pencil: Teaching Poetry in Detroit Public Schools, Peter Markus, Dzanc Books

Letters Like the Day: On Reading Georgia O'Keeffe, Jennifer Sinor, University of New Mexico Press

Proximidad: A Mexican-American Memoir, Ed O'Casey, Broadstone Books

Nonfiction Posted March 20, 2017

All the Difference, Patricia Horvath, Etruscan Press

Beyond the High Blue Air, Lu Spinney, Catapult

Freud's Trip to Orvieto, Nicholas Fox Weber, Bellevue Literary Press

Herzl's Vision, Shlomo Avineri, BlueBridge

I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well, James Allen Hall, Cleveland State University Poetry Ctr

Rough Crossing, Rosemary McGuire, University of New Mexico Press

Selected Poems of Angela de Hoyos, Ed. Gabriela Baeza Ventura, Arte Publico Press

Stranger in a Strange Land: Searching for Gershom Scholem in Jerusalem, George Prochnik, Other Press

The Topography of Tears, Rose-Lynn Fisher, Bellevue Literary Press

What is Poetry? (Just Kidding. I Know You Know.): Interviews from "The Poetry Project Newsletter" (1983 - 2009), Ed. Anselm Berrigan, Wave Books

Nonfiction Posted February 21, 2017

The #100 Love Notes Project: A Love Story, Hyong Yi, Lorimer Press

Great Books of China: From Ancient Times to the Present, Frances Wood, BlueBridge

The Haygoods of Columbus: A Love Story - 20th Anniversary Edition, Wil Haygood, Ohio State University Press

Most American: Notes from a Wounded Place, Rilla Askew, University of Oklahoma Press

My Father's Closet, Karen A. McClintock, Ohio State University Press

Now for the Disappointing Part: A Pseudo-Adult's Decade of Short-Term Jobs, Long-Term Relationships, and Holding Out for Something Better, Steven Barker, Skyhorse Publishing

Polonium in the Playhouse, Linda Carrick Thomas, Ohio State University Press

Thurberville, Bob Hunter, Ohio State University Press

Nonfiction Posted January 19, 2017

Among Other Things, Robert Long Foreman, Pleiades Press

Elements: The Novels of James Dickey, Casey Clabough, Mercer University Press

The Estrangement Principle, Ariel Goldberg, Nightboat Books

Necessary to Life: A Memoir of Devotion, Cancer, and Abundant Love, Louisa Leontiades, Thorntree Press

Nicotine, Gregor Hens, Other Press

Patagonian Road: A Year Alone Through Latin America, Kate McCahill, Santa Fe Writers Project

The Pen and the Brush, Anka Muhlstein, Other Press

Run Scream Unbury Save, Katherine McCord, Autumn House Press

Sirens, Joshua Mohr, Two Dollar Radio LLC

Tales from the Crib, Deedee Filiatreault, Skyhorse Publishing

A World in Us: A Memoir of an Open Marriage, Turbulent Love and Hard-Won Wisdom, Louisa Leontiades, Thorntree Press

Nonfiction Posted December 19, 2016

Everything We Don't Know, Aaron Gilbreath, Curbside Splendor

The History of the Future, Edward McPherson, Coffee House Press

Me: A Memoir, Brenda Ueland, Holy Cow! Press

Mestizos Come Home!: Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity, Robert Con Davis-Undiano, University of Oklahoma Press

Nonfiction Posted November 30, 2016

At the Lightning Field, Laura Raicovich, Coffee House Press

Don't Come Back, Lina Maria Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas, Ohio State University Press

Get Published in Literary Magazines, Allison K. Williams,

Guesswork: A Reckoning with Loss, Martha Cooley, Catapult

A Mother's Tale, Phillip Lopate, Ohio State University Press

Odyssey Works, Abraham Burickson & Ayden Leroux, Princeton University Press

Where Memory Leads: My Life, Saul Friedlander, Other Press

Nonfiction Posted October 27, 2016

The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová, Kelcey Parker Ervick, Rose Metal Press

Flying Couch, Amy Kurzweil, Catapult

George Oppen: The Words in Action, Richard Swigg, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

The Gilded Chalet: Off-piste in Literary Switzerland, Padraig Rooney, Nicholas Brealey Publishing

The Hero is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be, Kendra Levin, Conari Press

Map Stories: The Art of Discovery, Francisca Matteoli, Octopus Publishing Group/Ilex Press

New Jerusalem, Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedenborg Foundation Press / Chrysalis Books

A Proficiency in Billiards: Reflections on a Well-Traveled Life, Lance Mason, Pint-Size Publications

Nonfiction Posted September 20, 2016

America in the Teens, Andrew J. Dunar, Syracuse University Press

Dying in Dubai, Roselee Blooston, Apprentice House Press

What's Really Happening to our Planet?: The Facts Simply Explained, Tony Juniper, DK Publishing

Nonfiction Posted August 24, 2016

The Adventures of Form and Content, Albert Goldbarth, Graywolf Press

The Courtship of Eva Eldridge: A Story of Bigamy in the Marriage-Mad Fifties, Diane Simmons, University of Iowa Press

Fracking Pennsylvania: Flirting with Disaster, Walter M. Brasch, Greeley & Stone

Losing Aaron, Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes, Irene Weinberger Books

Nine Island, Jane Alison, Catapult

Sheds, Howard Mansfield, Bauhan Publishing

What We Do: Essays for Poets, Michael Gottlieb, Chax Press

Why Don't We Say What We Mean?: Essays Mostly About Poetry, Lawrence Raab, Tupelo Press

Nonfiction Posted July 21, 2016

Hidden Hemingway: Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak Park, Robert K. Elder, Aaron Vetch, Mark Cirino, Kent State University Press

Life Breaks In: (a mood almanack), Mary Cappello, University of Chicago Press

Openings, Sabra Moore, New Village Press

Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word, Matthew Battles, W.W. Norton & Co

Teaching Hemingway and Gender, Ed. Verna Kale, Kent State University Press

Nonfiction Posted June 22, 2016

Fitting In, Colin Thompson, Jessica Kingsley Publishing

I'll Tell You in Person, Chloe Caldwell, Coffee House Press/Emily Books

Photographs of My Father: A Lost Narrative from the Civil Rights Era, Paul Spike, Cinco Puntos Press

When the World Breaks Open, Seema Reza, Red Hen Press

Nonfiction Posted May 25, 2016

Death of Art, Chris Campanioni, C & R Press

A Moment with Strangers, Scott Olsen, North Dakota State University Press

Orwell's Nose: A Pathological Biography, John Sutherland, University of Chicago Press

Why People Pray: The Universal Power of Prayer, Mordecai Schreiber, Beaufort Books

Nonfiction Posted April 21, 2016

Beatrice Hastings: The Unsung Masters Series, Ed. Benjamin Johnson & Erika Jo Brown, Pleiades Press

A Bestiary, Lily Hoang, Cleveland State University Poetry Center

The Divine Magnet: Herman Melville's Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ed. Mark Niemeyer, Orison Books

Estranger, Erik Anderson, Rescue Press

The Girls in My Town, Angela Morales, Museum New Mexico Press

My Sister's Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia, Donna Solecka Urbikas, University of Wisconsin Press

Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year, Ian Brown, The Experiment

Through the Eyes of a Young Physician, Sean Conroy, Open Books Press

To Think of Her Writing Awash in Light, Linda Russo, Subito Press

A Woman on the Edge of Time, Jeremy Gavron, The Experiment

Nonfiction Posted March 21, 2016

Almost Home: Finding a Place in the World from Kashmir to New York, Githa Hariharan, Restless Books

The Art of History: Unlocking the Past in Fiction & Nonfiction, Christopher Bram, Graywolf Press

Conceptualism and Other Fictions: The Collected Writings of Eduardo Costa, 1965-2015, Eduardo Costa, Les Figues Press

Mysterious Medicine: The Doctor-Scientist Tales of Hawthorne and Poe, Ed. L. Kerr Dun, Kent State University Press

Reading Hemingway's Across the River and into the Trees: Glossary & Commentary, Mark Cirino, Kent State University Press

Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality, Ed. Annika Butler-Wall, Kim Cosier, Rachel Harper, Jeff Sapp, Jody Sokolower, Melissa Bollow Tempel, Rethinking Schools

Nonfiction Posted February 18, 2016

Bandersnatch: C.S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings, Diana Pavlac Glyer, Kent State Univ Press

Chiton & Other Creatures, Nick Neely, New Michigan Press

Dearest Annie, Frances LeFevre, Ed. Lisa Birman, Hanging Loose Press

The Faith of Christopher Hitchens, Larry Alex Taunton, Nelson Publishers

Heart like a Starfish, Allen Callaci, Pelekinesis

Letter from a Young Poet, Hyam Plutzik, Watkinson Library & College Archives

Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century, Ed. Travis Kurowski, Wayne Miller, Kevin Prufer, Milkweed Editions

On Another Note, Leah Wells, Heliotrope Books

Why the Dutch are Different: Into the Hidden Heart of the Netherlands, Ben Coates, Nicholas Brealey Publishing

The Yesterday Project, Ben Doller & Sandra Doller, Sidebrow Books

Nonfiction Posted January 20, 2016

Dear Princess Grace, Dear Betty: The Memoir of a Romantic Feminist, Alida Brill, Schaffner Press

My Mother's House, David Armand, Texas Review Press

Sublime Physick, Patrick Madden, Univ of Nebraska Press

When Mexico Recaptures Texas: Essays / Cuando Mexico se (re)apropia de Texas: Ensayos, Carmen Boullosa, Arte Publico Press

Nonfiction Posted December 21, 2015

Available Light: Philip Booth and the Gift of Place, Jeanne Braham, Bauhan Publishing

Hemingway's Spain: Imagining the Spanish World, Ed. Carl P. Eby & Mark Cirino, Kent State Univ Press

The Poetry and Politics of Allen Ginsberg, Eliot Katz, Beatdom Books

Poetry: A Survivor's Guide, Mark Yakich, Bloomsbury USA

Pretentiousness: Why It Matters, Dan Fox, Coffee House Press

Sin, Sex & Subversion, David Rosen, Skyhorse Publishing

The Space of Writing, Stephen Mitchelmore, Zero Books

Teaching Hemingway and Modernism, Joseph Fruscione, Kent State Univ Press

Teaching Hemingway and War, Ed. Alex Vernon, Kent State Univ Press

Nonfiction Posted November 24, 2015

All the Things We Never Knew, Chasing the Chaos of Mental Illness, Sheila Hamilton, Seal Press

Blue Collar Nomad: The Literary Reflections of a Grassroots Pilgrim, Jake Kaida, Nomadic Devotion Books

The City at Three PM: Writing, Reading, and Traveling, Peter LaSalle, Dzanc Books

Cloud Therapy: a book about swimming, Jason Weiss, Talisman House, Pub

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's, Joe Biel, Microcosm Publishing

The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and This Zigzag Life, Natalie Goldberg, Shambhala Publications

An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story, Pamela Jane, Open Books Press

The Making of the American Essay, John D'Agata, Graywolf Press

Once Upon a Yugoslavia: When the American Way Met Tito's Third Way, Surya Green, New Europe Press

Reinvent Yourself: Essential Tools from a Brooklyn Psychiatrist Who Has Seen It All, Dr. Johnny Lops, Tailwinds Press

Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, & Trafficking, Anne Elizabeth Moore, Microcosm Publishing

Verklempt, Peter Sichrovsky, Doppelhouse Press

Word Citizen: Uncommon Thoughts on Writing, Motherhood, and Life in Jerusalem, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Tailwinds Press

Nonfiction Posted October 22, 2015

American Comic Poetry: History, Techniques, and Modern Masters, Jeff Morgan, McFarland

The Latin American Story Finder, Sharon Barcan Elswit, McFarland

A Loaded Gun, Jerome Charyn, Bellevue Literary Press

Mess and Mess And, Douglas Kearney, Noemi Press

Postcards from Stanland: Journeys in Central Asia, David H. Mould, Ohio Univ Press / Swallow Press

Sex, Power and the Folly of Marriage in Women's Novels of the 1920s, Judy Cornes, McFarland

Thomas Hardy, Poet: New Perspectives, Ed. Adrian Grafe & Laurence Estanove, McFarland

Nonfiction Posted September 24, 2015

¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir, Juan Alvarado Valdivia, Univ of New Mexico Press

The Afterlife Heaing Circle, Candace L. Talmadge & Jana L. Simons, Career Press/New Page Books

The Art of Perspective Who Tells the Story, Christopher Castellani, Graywolf Press

Carrying the Black Bag, Tom Hutton, Texas Tech Univ Press

Complicated Grief, Laura Mullen, Solid Objects

Full Moon Stages: Personal Notes from 50 Years of The Living Theatre, Judith Malina, Three Rooms Press

Short Flights, James Lough & Alex Stein, Schaffner Press

Walking Distance: Pilgrimage, Parenthood, Grief, and Home Repairs, David Hlavsa, Michigan State University Press

Nonfiction Posted August 20, 2015

#nonviolencenow!: Living in the 19636 Birmingham Campaign's Promise of Peace, Alycee J. Lane, Lantern Books

The Brown Agenda, Richard Fuller, Santa Monica Press

Cross Road: Artist, Audience, and the Making of American Music, David Kirby, New American Press

The Haunting of the Mexican Border: A Woman's Journey, Kathryn Ferguson, Univ of New Mexico Press

In Love and War: The World War II Courtship Letters of a Nisei Couple, Melody M. Miyamoto Walters, Univ of Oklahoma Press

The President's Salmon, Catherine Scmitt, Down East Books

Reading Life: On Books, Memory, and Travel, Michael Pearson, Mercer Univ Press

Two Dogs and a Parrot: What Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us about Life, Joan Chittister, BlueBridge

Nonfiction Posted July 22, 2015

Diary of a Jackwagon, Tim Hawkins with John Driver, Nelson Publishers

Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself, Julie Barton, Think Piece

Images of America: Lost Bay City, Ron Bloomfield, Arcadia Publishing

My Name Is Mahtob, Mahtob Mahmoody, Nelson Publishers

Watershed Days: Adventures (a Little Thorny and Familiar) in the Home Range, Thorpe Moeckel, Mercer Univ Press

Nonfiction Posted June 18, 2015

Asclepias: The Milkweeds, Nathanaël, Nightboat Books

Cannot Stay: Essays on Travel, Kevin Oderman, Etruscan Press

Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter, and the Great Books of the Western World, Matt Burriesci, Viva Editions

Flutes and Tomatoes: A Memoir with Poems, Wade Stevenson, BlazeVOX [books]

The Milli Vanilli Condition, Eduardo Espina, Arte Publico Press

The Python Trail, Richard Afuma with Thatcher Freund, Down East Books

Nonfiction Posted May 20, 2015

Closing the Book: Travels in Life, Loss, and Literature, Joelle Renstrom, Pelekinesis

Dialogic Nation of Cape Verde: Slavery, Language, and Ideology, Marcia Rego, Lexington Books

Far Country: Stories from Abroad and Other Places, Timothy Kenny, Bottom Dog Press

Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter's Last Goodbye, Ann Putnam, Univ of Iowa Press

Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers, Lucy Jo Palladino, Shambhala Publications

Weird World of Words: A Guided Tour, Mitchell Symons, Zest Books

Nonfiction Posted April 22, 2015

Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe, Lori Jakiela, Atticus Books

Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave, Sean Prentiss, Univ of New Mexico Press

The Ghosts Who Travel with Me, Allison Green, Ooligan Press

Nonfiction Posted March 26, 2015

Costume en Face: A Primer of Darkness for Young Boys and Girls, Tatsumi Hijikata, Ugly Duckling Presse

Dr. Richard J. Sharpe As I Knew Him, Linda DeFruscio, Twilight Times Books

Drawn from Water, Dina Elenbogen, BkMk Press

From Guernica to Human Rights: Essays on the Spanish Civil War, Peter N. Carroll, Kent State Univ Press

Love, Sex, and 4-H, Ann-Marie Oomen, Wayne State Univ Press

Travels in Vermeer, Michael White, Persea Books

When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images, Cortney Davis, Kent State Univ Press

You Belong to Us, Molly McCaffrey, Main Street Rag Pub Co

Nonfiction Posted February 26, 2015

America in the Nineties, Nina Esperanza Serriane, Syracuse Univ Press

The Girls of Usually, Lori Horvitz, Truman State Univ Press

If I Was You...: And Alot More Grammar Mistakes You Might Be Making, Lauren Sussman, F+W Media / Adams Media

Sacred Scripture / White Horse, Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedenborg Foundation Press / Chrysalis Books

So Anyway..., Zeke Jarvis, Robocup Press

So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village, Jill Kandel, Autumn House Press

A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness, and Write, Melissa Pritchard, Bellevue Literary Press

Nonfiction Posted January 20, 2015

Dwelling Portably: 2009 -2015, Bert and Holly Davis, Microcosm Publishing

In the Spider's Web, Jerome Gold, Black Heron Press

A Long High Whistle, David Biespiel, Antilever Press

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past, Nikola Sellmair, The Experiment

Nonfiction Posted December 22, 2014

The Happy Christian: Ten Ways to Be a Joyful Believer in a Gloomy World, David Murray, Nelson Publishers

Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My 20 Years as Psychological Expert Witness in Murder Cases, James Garbarino, Univ of California Press

Moral Dilemmas, Identity, and Our Moral Condition: A Guide for the Ethically Perplexed, Michael Shaw Perry, Algora Publishing

The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship & the Writing Life, Lori A. May, Bloomsbury USA

Writing After Retirement: Tips from Successful Retired Writers, Ed. Carol Smallwood & Christine Redman-Waldeyer, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Nonfiction Posted November 20, 2014

The Lord, Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedenborg Foundation Press / Chrysalis Books

Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History, Andrew Cohen, McClelland & Stewart Ltd

Nonfiction Posted October 30, 2014

Arda Inhabited  Environmental Relationships in The Lord of the Rings, Susan Jeffers, Kent State Univ Press

The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: A Critical Edition, Volume 2, 1943-1944, Ed. Jonathan R. Eller, Kent State Univ Press

The Joy of Spiritual Living: Simple Steps to Your Best Self, Frank Rose and Bob Maginel, Swedenborg Foundation Press / Chrysalis Books

My Body Is a Book of Rules, Elissa Washuta, Red Hen Press         

Ruin: Essays in Exilic Living, Adrianne Kalfopoulou, Red Hen Press

Southside Buddhist, Ira Sukrungruang, Univ of Tampa Press

Under This Beautiful Dome, Terry Mutchler, Seal Press / Avalon Pub Group

Nonfiction Posted September 30, 2014

America in the Thirties, John Olszowka, Marnie M. Sullivan, Brian R. Sheridan, Dennis Hickey, Syracuse Univ Press

Better With Age: Your Blueprint for Staying Smart, Strong, and Happy for Life, Robin Porter, SpryPublishing

Claremont Boy: My New Hampshire Roots and the Gift of Memory, Joseph D. Steinfield, Bauhan Publishing

Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction, B.J. Hollars, Univ of New Mexico Press

Fairness is Overrated: And 51 Other Leadership Principles to Revolutionize Your Workplace, Tim Stevens, Nelson Publishers

Forever Mom: What to Expect When You're Adopting, Mary Ostyn, Nelson Publishers

I Was Not Born, Julia Cohen, Noemi Press

An Infuriating American: The Incendiary Arts of H.L. Mencken, Hal Crowther, Univ of Iowa Press

Kama Sutra Diaries: Intimate Journeys through Modern India, Sally Howard, Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Leaving the Pink House, Ladette Randolph, Univ of Iowa Press

My Best Friend's Funeral, Roger W. Thompson, Nelson Publishers

One Man's Family: Growing Up in Peterborough & Other Stories, Sydney M. Williams, Bauhan Publishing

Regeneration: Spiritual Growth and How It Works, Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedenborg Foundation Press / Chrysalis Books

Slip of the Tongue: Talking About Language, Katie Haegele, Microcosm Publishing

Street Angel, Magie Dominic, Wilfrid Laurier Univ Press

Twenty Poems that Could Save America: And Other Essays, Tony Hoagland, Graywolf Press

The Unbreakable Boy, Scott LeRette with Susy Flory, Nelson Publishers

Nonfiction Posted July 17, 2014

52 Little Lessons from Les Miserables, Bob Welch, Nelson Publishers

Churchill in North America, 1929, Bradley P. Tolppanen, McFarland

Influencing Hemingway: The People and Places That Shaped His Life and Work, Nancy W. Sindelar, Rowman & Littlefield Pub

Texas Girl, Robin Silbergleid, Demeter Press

Nonfiction Posted June 12, 2014

Aftermath of Forever: How I Loved, Lost, and Found Myself, Natalye Childress, Microcosm Publishing

Confessions of a Book Burner: Personal Essays and Stories, Lucha Corpi, Arte Publico Press

Daddy Doin' Work, Doyin Richards, Jolly Fish Press

Inside My Own Skin, Guillaume de Fonclare, Hanging Loose Press

Messy Beautiful Love, Darlene Schacht, HarperCollins Publishers

Peter Orlovsky, a Life in Words: Intimate Chronicles of a Beat Writer, Peter Orlovsky, Paradigm Press

Phoning Home, Jacob M. Appel, Univ of South Carolina Press

Push: Pray Until Something Happens, Jurgen Matthesius, Nelson Publishers

Nonfiction Posted May 15, 2014

Guilty Knowledge, Guilty Pleasure: The Dirty Art of Poetry, William Logan, Columbia Univ Press

Kosher Cuisine for a New Generation, Cantor Mitch, Scarletta Press

Literary Eats, Gary Scharnhorst, McFarland

Retrievals, Garett Caples, Wave Books

The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading, Phyllis Rose, Farrar Straus & Giroux

The TV Sutras, Dodie Bellamy, Ugly Duckling Presse

Nonfiction Posted April 16, 2014

The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination, Carl Phillips, Graywolf Press

Hope Rising, Scott C. Todd, Nelson Books

Sixty Morning Talks: Serial Interviews with Contemporary Authors, Andy Fitch, Ugly Duckling Presse

Xylotheque, Yelizaveta P. Renfro, Univ of New Mexico Press

Nonfiction Posted March 14, 2014

American Sky, Fred Tribuzzo, Koehler Books

An Archaeology of Yearning, Bruce Mills, Etruscan Press

The Fan Fiction Studies Reader, Ed. Karen Hellekson & Kristina Busse, Univ of Iowa Press

Myself and Some Other Being: Wordsworth and the Life Writing, Daniel Robinson, Univ of Iowa Press

A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: My mother's memories of imprisonment, immigration, and a life remade, Barbara Rylko-Bauer, Univ of Oklahoma Press

Susan Sontag: A Biography, Daniel Schreiber, Northwestern Univ Press

Nonfiction Posted January 31, 2014

Alive with Vigor!: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle, Robert Earl Sutter III, Microcosm Publishing

Are Libraries Obsolete?: An Argument for Relevance in the Digital Age, Mark Y. Herring, McFarland

As Long as It's Fun: The Epic Voyages and Extraordinary Times of Lin and Larry Pardey, Herb McCormick, Paradise Cay Publications

The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld, Justin Hocking, Graywolf Press

Hemingway, Cuba, and the Cuban Works: Ed. Larry, Grimes & Bickford Sylvester , Kent State Univ Press

Hemingway, the Red Cross, and the Great War, Steven Florczyk, Kent State Univ Press

The Lives of Angels, Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedenborg Foundation Press / Chrysalis Books

Sacred Land: Sherwood Anderson, Midwestern Modernism, and the Sacramental Vision of Nature, Mark Buechsel, Kent State Univ Press

Something Wrong with Her, Cris Mazza, Jaded Ibis Productions

War + Ink: New Perspectives on Ernest Hemingway's Early Life and Writings, Ed. Steve Paul, Gail Sinclair, Steven Trout, Kent State Univ Press

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