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, … [ Get up on it ]
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. … [ Get up on it ]
Baltimore CITY PAPER calls Publishing Genius a “true cultural treasure.”[ Get up on it ]
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 … [ Get up on it ]