It’s spring! and SPD just sent out their new catalog of recommended titles. Right on top? Madeline ffitch’s amazing Valparaiso, Round the Horn. Order it from SPD right here, and if you haven’t had the chance yet, read Madeline’s interview at The Collagist.
Thanks to A Tree Born Crooked author Steph Post for her glowing review of Valparaiso, Round the Horn. She says the stories are “beautiful tales of discovery, but often a raw darkness is slowly bubbling underneath the surface.” Read the whole thing here.
At Bookslut, Brian Nicholson offers a thoughtful take on a variety of angles in Valparaiso, Round the Horn, our latest book. He traces a number of lines through the book.Read More
At Heavy Feather Review, Daniel Scott Parker wrote an ecstatic review of Mike Young’s Sprezzatura. In it he approaches a catalog of everything the book does, at one point saying, “It’s a disorienting experience, when is-ness isn’t.” It sure is.
“Valparaiso, Round the Horn,” the title story from Madeline ffitch’s brand new collection, was just published at Barrelhouse! Madeline will be reading for “Barrelhouse presents … Curbside Splendor and Publishing Genius” on March 1. (If you’re in DC, please check out this Facebook info.)
Christy Crutchfield’s novel, How to Catch a Coyote came out last week. Here’s a roundup of some of the notices so far. (You can order the book here. And Christy is on a southern tour now, which you can learn about here.) Review at American Microreviews “Seemingly harmless on the surface, … Read More
A year after it came out, Stephanie Barber’s Night Moves is going strong. It was just announced as #7 on the SPD Bestseller list. It’s as hard to keep in stock as it is not to buy it. … Read More
Baltimore CITY PAPER calls Publishing Genius a “true cultural treasure.”Read More
Thanks to Michiko Kakutani for the glowing review on Barnes & Noble website (who knew she even wrote about books?) — where she calls Matthew Savoca’s book “galvanic” and says it “showcases his impressive literary toolkit — every essential storytelling skill, plus plenty of bells and whistles — and his … Read More