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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 Jenn Stroud Rossmann writes about her debut novel, The Place You’re Supposed to Laugh, out now from 7.13 Books. If The Place You’re Supposed to Laughwere […]

Shelf Life of Happiness by Virginia Pye

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 Virginia Pye writes about her new short story collection, Shelf Life of Happiness, out now from Press 53. If Shelf Life of Happiness were a garden, […]

Scoundrels Among Us by Darrin Doyle

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 Darrin Doyle writes about Scoundrels Among Us, his story collection out now from Tortoise Books. If Scoundrels Among Us were a cloud, it would be low, […]

White Dancing Elephants

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 Chaya Bhuvaneswar writes about White Dancing Elephants, her debut story collection just published by Dzanc Books. If White Dancing Elephants were a ninja, she would 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 Robert F. Delaney writes about his debut novel, The Wounded Muse, published by Mosaic Press. If The Wounded Muse were one of 10 albums from each […]

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 Nathan Alling Long writes about his new flash fiction collection, The Origin of Doubt, out now from Press 53. If my book, a collection of fifty […]

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 The Best Small Fictions series editor Sherrie Flick writes about The Best Small Fictions 2018, guest edited by Aimee Bender and out now from Braddock Avenue […]

Swap / Meet by Susan Rukeyser

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 Susan Rukeyser writes about her new story collection, Swap / Meet, out now from Space Cowboy Books. If Swap / Meet were an eyeshadow palette, it […]

Mad Boy, Nick Arvin

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 Nick Arvin writes about Mad Boy, his new novel just published by Europa Editions. Mad Boy is a historical novel about a boy named Henry Phipps […]

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 Kali VanBaale writes about her latest novel, The Space Between, out now from MG Press. If The Space Between had a memory, it would remember that […]

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 A. Ferro writes about his debut novel, TITLE 13, just published by Harvard Square Editions. If TITLE 13 were a dog, it would be 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 William Boyle writes about his latest novel, The Lonely Witness, out now from Pegasus Crime. If The Lonely Witness were a car, it’d be a twenty-year-old […]

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 W. Barbee writes about his latest novel, Jimbo Yojimbo, just published by Eraserhead Press. If Jimbo Yojimbo were an hors d’oeuvres, it would be an […]

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 James R. Gapinski writes about his new story collection, Messiah Tortoise, out now from Red Bird Chapbooks. If my chapbook were a book, it’d be identical […]

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 Ponepinto writes about his debut novel, Mr. Neutron, out now from 7.13 Books. If Mr. Neutron were a rookie astronaut chosen for a mission to […]

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 Ostrom writes about her debut novel, The Beloved Wild, just published by Feiwel & Friends. If The Beloved Wild were a charm, it’d belong to […]

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 Leesa Cross-Smith writes about her debut novel, Whiskey & Ribbons, just published by Hub City Press. If Whiskey & Ribbons were a type of music, 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 Kim Magowan writes about her debut story collection, Undoing, just published by Moon City Press. If Undoing were a rhetorical figure, she would wish she were […]

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 Vincent Chu writes about Like a Champion, his debut story collection just published by 7.13 Books. If Like a Champion were a Stranger Things moment, 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 Chandler Klang Smith writes about The Sky Is Yours, her debut novel just published by Hogarth Books. If The Sky Is Yours were a city, anyone […]