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Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Tom Stern writes about My Vanishing Twin, his new novel just published by Rare Bird Books. If My Vanishing Twin were a friend you made in […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Erika T. Wurth writes about her new novel, Buckskin Cocaine, published by Astrophil Press. She’s not digital, she’s stock. But no less glossy, no less artificial. […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things.This week Keith Lesmeister writes about his debut story collection, We Could Have Been Happy Here, out now from Midwestern Gothic. If We Could’ve Been Happy Here were a […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Heather Rounds writes about She Named Him Michael, her new novella just published by Ink Press Books. If She Named Him Michael were your eyes, those […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Jeff Fearnside writes about his new story collection, Making Love While Levitating Three Feet in the Air, out now from Stephen F. Austin State University Press. […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Joe Halstead writes about his debut novel, West Virginia, available from Unnamed Press. If my novel, West Virginia, were an actor, it would be Daniel Day-Lewis. […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Juan Martinez writes about Best Worst American, his debut story collection just published by Small Beer Press. If Best Worst American were a co-worker, it’d be […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Michelle Ross writes about her debut story collection, There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, just published by Moon City Press. If There’s So Much They […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week David Ebenbach writes about The Guy We Didn’t Invite to the Orgy and other stories, winner of the Juniper Prize, just published by University of Massachusetts […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Tom McAllister writes about The Young Widower’s Handbook, his debut novel just published by Algonquin Books. If The Young Widower’s Handbook were a sign on the […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Gary Lutz writes about Assisted Living, his latest collection of stories, just published by Future Tense Books. If Assisted Living were a girlfriend wearing a boyfriend […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Steve Himmer writes about Scratch, his latest novel, out now from Dark House Press/Curbside Splendor. If Scratch were a bird it would nest in the rafters […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Steph Post writes about her new novel, Lightwood, out now from Polis Books. If Lightwood were a cheap shot on the happy hour special it would […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Michelle Junot writes about Notes From My Phone*, her experimental memoir just published by Mason Jar Press. If Notes From My Phone* were in your bathroom, […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Dana Diehl writes about Our Dreams Might Align, her debut story collection just published by Jellyfish Highway Press. If Our Dreams Might Align were a Clickbait […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Randal Eldon Greene writes about Descriptions of Heaven, his debut novel just published by Harvard Square Editions. If Descriptions of Heaven were a zoo animal, it […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week David Galef writes about Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook, just published by Columbia University Press. If Brevity: A Flash Fiction Handbook [BAFFH] were a friend who […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Anne Corbitt writes about Rules for Lying, her debut novel published by Southeast Missouri State University Press. If Rules for Lying were a car, it would […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Meredith Alling writes about her debut story collection, Sing the Song, just published by Future Tense Books. If Sing the Song were one of my neighbors, […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Sam Allingham writes about The Great American Songbook, his debut story collection just published by A Strange Object. If The Great American Songbook were a musical […]