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Posted November 24, 2021

  • Fiction Posted November 24, 2021

    Breaking Points, Chelsea Stickle, Black Lawrence Press

    Cosmogramma, Courttia Newland, Akashic Books

    Forum, Josh Wardrip, Tailwinds Press

    God of Mercy, Okezie Nwọka, Astra House

    The New Existence, Michael Collins, University of Iowa Press

    Pity the Beast, Robin McLean, And Other Stories

    Policing the City: An Ethno-graphic, Didier Fassin with Frédéric Debomy, Other Press

    Rose Royal: A Love Story, Nicolas Mathieu, Other Press

    Township, Jamie Lynn Smith, Cornerstone Press

    Virgil Kills, Ronald V. Wilson, Nightboat Books

    You Never Get It Back, Cara Blue Adams, University of Iowa Press

  • Nonfiction Posted November 24, 2021

    Bloody Crossroads 2020: Art, Entertainment, and Resistance to Trump, Danny Goldberg, Akashic Books

    Borealis, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, Coffee House Press

    The Child is the Teacher: A Life of Maria Montessori, Christine De Stefano, Other Press

    Green Chili and Other Impostors, Nina Mukerjee Furstenau, University of Iowa Press

    Heir to the Crescent Moon, Sufiya Abdur-Rahman, University of Iowa Press

    Indigo, Padgett Powell, Catapult

    The Kindness of Strangers, Tom Lutz, University of Iowa Press

    Trace and Aura: The Recurring Livs of St. Ambrose of Milan, Patrick Boucheron, Other Press

    We Heard It When We Were Young: Tales of Growing Up Mexican American in Small-Town Iowa, Chuy Renteria, University of Iowa Press

  • Poetry Posted November 24, 2021

    Aerial Concave Without Cloud, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Nightboat Books

    And Those Ashen Heaps That Cantilevered Vase of Moonlight, Lynn Xu, Wave Books

    Copy, Dolores Dorantes, Wave Books

    Dark Harvest: New & Selected Poems, 2001-2020, Joseph Miller, Carnegie Mellon University Press

    Everything I Don't Know, Jerzy Ficowski, World Poetry Books

    Flame in a Stable, Martin Edmunds, Arrowsmith Books

    Home.Girl.Hood., Ebony Stewart, Button Poetry

    I Wore This Dress Today for You, Mom, Kim Dower, Red Hen Press

    Multiverse, Celia Lisset Alvarez, Finishing Line Press

    Plans for Sentences, Renee Gladman, Wave Books

    Revenge Body, Rachel Wiley, Button Poetry

    Shreela Ray: On the Life and Work of an American Master, Ed. Kazim Ali & Rohan Chhetri, Pleiades Press

    The Stones to Keep Watch, John Whitney Steele, Kelsay Books

    That Salt on the Tongue to Say Mangrove, Silvina Lopez Medin, word

    Tolstoy Killed Anna Karenina, Dara Barrois/Dixon, Wave Books

    Translation for the Lilies Back into Lists, Laynie Browne, Wave Books

    Yes and No, John Skoyles, Carnegie Mellon University Press

    You Better Be Lightning, Andrea Gibson, Button Poetry

  • Children's/YA Posted November 24, 2021

    Broken Butterfly Wings: Alas de mariposa rotas, Carrie Salazar, Pinata Books

    Josefina's Habichuelas: Las habichuelas de Josefina, Flor De Vita, Pinata Books

    La Llorona Can't Scare Me: La Llorona no me asusta, Xavier Garza, Pinata Books

    Little John Crow, Ziggy & Orly Marley, Akashic Books


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