In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods

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ISBN: 9781616952532
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Published: Soho Press - June 18th, 2013

In a narrative voice like smooth bourbon, Matt Bell’s excellent debut novel is a modern folktale of opposing elements; lake and dirt, bear and squid, song and ghost. Told with quiet brutality, Bell finds heart and perseverance in nature red in tooth and claw as the unnamed narrator inexorably strives for the woman he loves and the family life he wants against forces vastly more powerful than he could ever hope to be.



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By Renata Adler, Guy Trebay (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781590176139
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 19th, 2013

Renata Adler’s funny, wise, insightful novel accumulates through a series of vignettes; each one acting as both a brilliant portrait in its own right and a tile in the mosaic of the novel. Politics, journalism, class, wealth, sex, singing Happy Birthday, money, parties, and lovers, Speedboat reads like the Facebook feed of the most interesting person you know.



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ISBN: 9781612191317
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Published: Melville House - May 1st, 2012

By far, this is the best book of Sci Fi/Fantasy I've read in a while. Set above the arctic circle in the beautifully rendered city of New Venice, Aurorama is an adventure filled with political intrigue, romance, magic, and revolution. Strange drugs, weird music, Arctic Kangaroos, mystical Siamese twins, and Tesla coils, this beautifully written book will be a great read for fans of Dr. Who and The Night Circus. Did I mention the beauty? There are moments of prose in this book as beautiful as anything else being written now; as stunning as the aurora always hanging in the north above the action and adventure.


I Await the Devil's Coming

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By Mary MacLane, Jessa Crispin (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781612191942
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Published: Melville House - March 19th, 2013

Equal parts Nietzsche, Emma Goldman, Oscar Wilde, and Dickinson/Whitman, Mary MacLane’s portrait of herself is an exuberant, daring, and brilliant book from a vibrant intellect. MacLane’s passion and philosophy might  raise a few contemporary eyebrows, but that she wrote this book when she was 19 years old in 1901 is just astonishing. 2013 might be the year this forgotten talent gets her due.


Balloon Pop Outlaw Black

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ISBN: 9780985118228
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Published: Octopus Books - October 15th, 2012

Perplexing and brilliant. Beautiful and philosophical. This collection bends pop culture and poetry around quantum physics until something totally unique is created. A thrilling book that will push your brain in strange and exciting ways.



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ISBN: 9780226925288
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 13th, 2013

Charles Bernstein is on a mission to tear down and build back up everything we know, believe and love about poetry. His first collection in seven years uses translations, homages, and manifestoes to write a new poetry future. Witty and daring. Playful and brilliant. Recalculating will be in the discussion for all the major poetry awards this year.


La Boutique Obscure

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By Georges Perec, Daniel Levin Becker (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781612191751
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Published: Melville House - February 19th, 2013

A look into one of the most fascinating minds of the late 20th Century. Perec was always searching for different ways to tell stories and even wrote an entire novel without using the letter “e.” This book is his dream journal, an unfiltered look in the banal, confusing, creative, extraordinary, and surreal imagination of an amazing thinker and writer.


Dead Harvest

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ISBN: 9780857662187
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Published: Angry Robot - February 28th, 2012

Sam is a collector whose job is to bring damned souls to hell. Going about his daily routine he discovers a soul on his list is innocent and an innocent soul in hell means the end of the world. But some powerful forces want just that.. What follows is a well-written, action-packed, horror noir adventure across New York City as Sam jumps bodies, fights demons, and avoids all powerful angels and NYPD SWAT Teams, making Dead Harvest, the first in a series, the best kind of entertainment.


Gun Machine

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ISBN: 9780316187404
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Published: Mulholland Books - January 1st, 2013

A broken down cop leading a cluttered life, three of New York's most powerful men, a hunter, a random shooting, and ghosts of old Manhattan. Gun Machine is unlike any other cop and crime novel you've read. Warren Ellis turns his mad scientist's imagination on the genre, twisting old forms into sharper and smarter versions of themselves.



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