March 2016

Be Frank With Me

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$25.99
ISBN: 9780062413710
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Published: William Morrow - February 2nd, 2016

The quirky story of a reclusive writer struggling to write her second book, her dapper young son, and the assistant sent to oversee it all. Funny, sweet, and totally quirky. If you enjoyed Where’d You Go Bernadette or The Rosie Project, this is for you!

 

Marika

 


The Penny Poet of Portsmouth

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ISBN: 9781619027121
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 15th, 2016

The late Robert Dunn was, as noted by a friend, someone who “rested lightly on the earth”. With her evocative, intimate, and strongly affecting memoir, Katherine Towler captures the unique and unorthodox character of the poet who remained mysterious to many of us who were lucky to make his acquaintance.

 

Dale

 


This Should Be Written in the Present Tense

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By Helle Helle, Martin Aitken (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781593766337
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Published: Soft Skull Press - January 12th, 2016

There's a spare yet unfiltered quality to Helle Helle's prose which, when you get the hang of it, is a brilliant reflection of the desultory young narrator. As she navigates Denmark's landscapes, train stations & department stores, a bird call or lost picnic basket make random appearances & are given the same weight as a funeral or break-up. Recommended to fans of Sheila Heti's How Should A Person Be?, Lydia Davis's The End of the Story, Jenny Offill's Dept. of Speculation.

Jamie

 


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