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Squared Away, Alicia Dill

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 Alicia Dill writes about Squared Away, her debut novel out from White Bird Publications. If Squared Away were a type of coffee drink, it would start […]

Besotted

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 Melissa duclos writes about Besotted, her new novel out from 7.13 Books. If Besotted were a lie, it’d be a believable one. Memory shapeshifts. That’s not […]

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 Jennifer Wortman writes about This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love , her debut story collection published by Split Lip Press. If This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love  were the title of an Ernest Hemingway novel, it would be The Sun Also Sets. If my book 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 Cardy Raper writes about Love, Sex & Mushrooms, her new book of nonfiction published by Green Writers Press. If Love, Sex & Mushrooms were a volcano, […]

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors compare their recently released books to weird things. This week Julie Zuckerman writes about her debut novel in stories, The Book of Jeremiah, out now from Press 53. If THE BOOK OF JEREMIAH were a Jewish holiday it would be Yom […]

If the Ice Had Held, Wendy J. Fox

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 Wendy J. Fox writes about If the Ice Had Held, her new novel just published by Santa Fe Writers Project. If IF THE ICE HAD HELD […]

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 and Melissa Goodrich write about The Classroom, their new story collection, out now from Gold Wake Press. If The Classroom were held back 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 Amanda Marbais writes about Claiming a Body, her debut story collection out now from Moon City Press. If Claiming a Body were a traffic law, it […]

Not Everyone is Special, Josh Denslow

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 Josh Denslow writes about his debut story collection, Not Everyone Is Special, out now from 7.13 Books. If Not Everyone is Special were a superhero, it would be […]

This One Will Hurt You, Paul Crenshaw

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 Paul Crenshaw writes about his debut essay collection, This One Will Hurt You, out now from Mad Creek Books/Ohio State University Press. If This One Will […]

Famous Men Who Never Lived K CHess

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 K Chess writes about Famous Men Who Never Lived, her debut novel just published by Tin House Books. If FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER LIVED were a […]

Ways of Looking at a Woman, Caroline Hagood

Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature where authors shed light on their recently released books by comparing them to weird things. This week Caroline Hagood writes about Ways of Looking at a Woman, her new book-length essay published by Hanging Loose Press. If Ways of Looking at a Woman were […]

The Blood Trail by Jan Stinchcomb

Jan Stinchcomb 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 Jan Stinchcomb writes about her new story collection, The Blood Trail, out now from Red Bird Chapbooks. If The Blood Trail were a bridesmaid, she would […]

Girl Zoo by Aimee Parkison and Carol Guess

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 Aimee Parkison and Carol Guess write about Girl Zoo, their new story collection out now from FC2. If Girl Zoo were a girl in love, she […]

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 Donald Quist writes about his new story collection, For Other Ghosts, out now from Awst Press. If For Other Ghosts were a Neo-Expressionist painting it would […]

Lowdown by Anthony Schneider

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 Anthony Schneider writes about Lowdown, his new novel just published by Permanent Press. If Lowdown were a meal, it would be powdered grits and biscuits, made in a prison cafeteria, […]

The Surge, Adam Kovac

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 Adam Kovac writes about his debut novel, The Surge, out now from Engine Books. If THE SURGE were a sandwich, it’d be a grilled cheese with […]

Death Valley Superstars

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 Duke Haney writes about his essay collection, Death Valley Superstars: Occasionally Fatal Adventures in Filmland, out now from Delancey Street Press. If Death Valley Superstars were […]

If My Book. Kennel-born by Willem Myra

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 Willem Myra writes about Kennel-born, his new story collection out from Thirty West. If KENNEL-BORN were an unexpected moment in Italian literature, it’d be when 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 Michael Noll writes about The Writer’s Field Guide to the Craft of Fiction, out now from A Strange Object. If The Writer’s Field Guide to the […]