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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 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 […]

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 her debut novel, The Pull of It, out now from Underground Voices. If The Pull of It were a job, 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 Kelly Luce writes about her debut novel, Pull Me Under, out now from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. If Pull Me Under were the lovechild of 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 Jen Michalski writes about The Summer She Was Under Water, her newest novel published by Queen’s Ferry Press. If The Summer She Was Under Water had […]

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 Sarah Sweeney writes about her debut essay collection, Tell Me If You’re Lying, just published by Barrelhouse Books. If Tell Me If You’re Lying 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 Allegra Hyde writes about her debut story collection, Of This New World, just published by University of Iowa Press. If Of This New World 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 Caroline Leavitt writes about her latest novel, Cruel Beautiful World, just published by Algonquin Books. If Cruel Beautiful World were a dental procedure, it would surely […]

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 Reddish writes about her new novella, Girl and Flame, just published by Conium Review Press. If Girl and Flame were a leaf, it 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 Carolyn Parkhurst writes about her latest novel, Harmony, just published by Pamela Dorman Books/Viking. If Harmony were a Beatles song, it would be “You’ve Got 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 Margo Littell writes about Each Vagabond by Name, out now from University of New Orleans Press. If Each Vagabond by Name were an activity on 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 Louise Miller writes about her debut novel, The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living, out now from Pamela Dorman Books/Viking. If The City Baker’s Guide 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 Erin Stalcup writes about And Yet It Moves, her debut story collection just published by Break Away Books/Indiana University Press. If And Yet It Moves 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 Aaron Burch writes about Stephen King’s The Body: Bookmarked, his new book about the novella that was the basis for the film Stand By Me, out […]

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 Amy Gentry writes about Good As Gone, her debut thriller out now from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. If Good as Gone were a living organism, it would […]