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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 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 […]

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 Matt Tompkins writes about Souvenirs, his new story collection just published by Conium Press.. If Souvenirs and Other Stories were an oxymoron, it would be 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 Matthew Neill Null writes about Allegheny Front, his new story collection just published by Sarabande Books.. If Allegheny Front were a fight, it would be Gabriel […]

Jodi Paloni 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 Jodi Paloni writes about her debut story collection, They Could Live with Themselves, out now from Press 53. . If They Could Live With […]

Paula Whyman 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 Paula Whyman writes about her debut story collection, You May See a Stranger, out now from TriQuarterly Books. . If You May See 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 Tara Laskowski writes about her collection of short stories, Bystanders, just published by Santa Fe Writers Project. If Bystanders were alone in New York City for […]

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 Sequoia Nagamatsu writes about his debut story collection, Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone, just published by Black Lawrence Press. If Where We […]

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 Robin Black writes about her new essay collection, Crash Course: Essays from Where Writing and Life Collide, out now from Engine Books. If Crash Course were […]