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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 […]

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 […]