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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 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 […]

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 Curtis Smith writes about Slaughterhouse Five: Bookmarked, his new memoir about the influence of Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel on his own life and work, out from Ig Publishing.

  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 Lavinia Ludlow writes about Single Stroke Seven, her second novel, just published by Casperian Books.   If Single Stroke Seven were a micro-generation, 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 Erin Fitzgerald writes about her new novella, Valletta78, out now from Outpost 19.       If Valletta78 were in your shoebox full of Valentines […]

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 Andrew F. Sullivan writes about his debut novel, Waste, just published by Dzanc Books.

  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 Rachel Cantor writes about her second novel, Good on Paper, just published by Melville House.   If Good on Paper were your childhood friend, she’d […]

  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 Brian Oliu writes about i/o, his memoir recently published by Civil Coping Mechanisms.   If i/o were a fast food item, 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 Tara Ison writes about her latest story collection, Ball, recently published by Soft Skull Press.