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Excavation: A Memoir
Excavation: A Memoir
by Wendy C. Ortiz
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Wendy C. Ortiz was an only child and a bookish, insecure girl living with alcoholic parents in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her relationship with a charming and deeply flawed private school teacher fifteen... (read more)

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Legs Get Led Astray
Legs Get Led Astray
by Chloe Caldwell
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I've read this book twice. And both times I've been blown away (and sometimes shocked) by the raw honesty in the pages. But if I were to tell you what shocked me, it wouldn't be the sex and drugs. It would be that I was left with an overwhelming sense of... (read more)

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Love Is Not Constantly Wondering If You Are Making the Biggest Mistake of Your Life
Love Is Not Constantly Wondering If You Are Making the Biggest Mistake of Your Life
by Anonymous
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Everyone has the relationship they look back on and wonder what the hell they were thinking dating and/or staying with this person for so long. This memoir perfectly captures the feelings that come years after that relationship has ended. You knew the... (read more)

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She's Gone
She's Gone
by Kwame Dawes
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Fiction. African American Studies. Kwame Dawes debut novel SHE'S GONE delves into the enigmatic challenge of two virtual strangers trying to negotiate differences of culture, nationality, class, and gender. "A masterly tour de force, the language here is... (read more)

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Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls
Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls
by Alissa Nutting
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"Nutting's outrageous writing makes my face split with laughter. . . . She's glorious chaos and utterly original."—Lydia Millet "A dark catalog of behavior for her characters and the result is a kind of human bestiary, if humans were programmed to... (read more)

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Stories in the Worst Way
Stories in the Worst Way
by Gary Lutz
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Don't miss Stories in the Worst Way, the seminal collection by the writer who has been called "the master of the sentence."... (read more)

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The Fuck-Up
The Fuck-Up
by Arthur Nersesian
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Break-ups, bad jobs, and sad literary aspirations add up to make one gritty, funny New York comedy.... (read more)

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My World: Ramblings of an Aging Gutter Punk
My World: Ramblings of an Aging Gutter Punk
by Jeff Ott
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Front man for a legendary Bay Area Punk band, Fifteen's Jeff Ott, reflects on street life, drug addiction, squatting and lots more.... (read more)

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The Moss Gatherers
The Moss Gatherers
by Matt Briggs
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A sense of the bizarre unique to the Northwest runs through the stories in The Moss Gatherers: a French cyclist is murdered by supposed "moss gatherers" in coastal Oregon; a child has fungus growing on his forehead; and an old woman wearing a crown of... (read more)

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High and Dry
High and Dry
by Stephen M. Park
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Park, a longtime factotum and drifter, now wanders the streets of Portland, Oregon with a dog named Hobo.... (read more)

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The Bloodbaths
The Bloodbaths
by Steve Libbey
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Crixus Oraan is a water artesan, an engineer who builds aqueducts and piping for bathhouses and mansions in the empire of Rond (which bears a resemblance to our own Roman Empire). His guild has entrusted him with a large sum of gold to establish a branch... (read more)

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Please Don't Leave Me
Please Don't Leave Me
by Jaret Ferratusco
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The fifteen stories in this collection revolve around a helpless and innocent populace lost somewhere between the fleeting, disorienting terrors of childhood and the claustrophobic epochs of anxiety that follow. As the days and weeks just sort of happen... (read more)

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Frances Johnson
Frances Johnson
by Stacey Levine
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From the get-go, it's clear that something strange is afoot in Munson, the fictional Florida hamlet where Stacey Levine's new novel, Frances Johnson, takes place. A volcano seethes on the outskirts of town, strange animals skitter in the shadows, and a... (read more)

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Grundish and Askew
Grundish and Askew
by Lance Carbuncle
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Strap on your athletic cup and grab a barf bag. The Dr. Reverend Lance Carbuncle is going to kick you square in the balls and send you on a wild ride that may or may not answer the following questions: what happens when two white trash, trailer park... (read more)

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The Bad Mother
The Bad Mother
by Nancy Rommelmann
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A first novel by the award-winning journalist Nancy Rommelmann, The Bad Mother is set among Hollywood's transient population of street kids. The idea for this book grew out of Rommelmann's experiences chronicling the under-told stories of Hollywood's... (read more)

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Solip
Solip
by Ken Baumann
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But the lack of everything, is forming quite a blank. And the testament I give can't hold such a rupture: The unholy blank, a middle, around it another pillow blank. These things, in accordance, are not conducive to electrical strain (ME to YOU), So let'... (read more)

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Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew
Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew
by Stuart Ross
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?Ben is a performance artist about to enter his forties. His father and mother are both dead, and his brother, Jake, is a lousy source of information. So when he begins to struggle with a particularly nagging memory, he doesnt know where to turn. The... (read more)

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Everything Was Fine Until Whatever
Everything Was Fine Until Whatever
by Chelsea Martin
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Anything is possible in Chelsea Martin's bizarre and endearingly honest collection of stories, lists, flash fictions, and revealing factoids. Everything Was Fine Until Whatever is a poker-faced and unpredictably comic tour de force. Festooned with... (read more)

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Brontosaurus: Memoir of a Sex Life
Brontosaurus: Memoir of a Sex Life
by Leanne Grabel
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Brontosaurus, by Leanne Grabel, is a startlingly unique memoir that details-with deep insight and remarkable humor-the love and sex life of the author following the kidnapping and rape she survives one afternoon in 1972, when she is nineteen, sheltered... (read more)

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Promising Young Women
Promising Young Women
by Suzanne Scanlon
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Fiction. A series of fragmentary tales tells the story of Lizzie, a young woman who, in her early twenties, unexpectedly embarks on a journey through psychiatric institutions, a journey that will end up lasting many years. With echoes of Sylvia Plath... (read more)

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