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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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Make It Last: Prolonging + Preserving the Things We Love
Make It Last: Prolonging + Preserving the Things We Love
by Raleigh Briggs
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A spiritual sequel to the do-it-yourself handbook Make Your Place, this is a practical guide to prolonging the lives of cherished items in the home. Tips for mending clothing, preserving the harvest from a home garden, drying herbs and meat, and other... (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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Praying Drunk: Stories, Questions
Praying Drunk: Stories, Questions
by Kyle Minor
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"I finished this book with my heart pounding and grateful, my coffee cold and my smile wide and crying like a baby."—Daniel Handler The characters in Praying Drunk speak in tongues, torture their classmates, fall in love, hunt for immortality... (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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Yeah. No. Totally.
Yeah. No. Totally.
by Lisa Wells
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"It’s audacious — hell, it’s practically painting a target on your ass and running through a firing range — for an author to come out of nowhere and try to speak for an entire generation. The important thing is, she’s here now, and we... (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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Please Don't Feed the Bears: A Vegan Cookbook
Please Don't Feed the Bears: A Vegan Cookbook
by Abjorn Intonsus
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In the vein of the classic Soy Not Oi cookbook, Please Dont Feed The Bears compiles three issues of the previously self-published vegan cook zine with a range of tasty and simple animal-free dishes. The collection finally makes available these long... (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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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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Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life
Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life
by Laura Stanfill
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I'm really, really not just picking this because I have an essay in the collection. Really. This sweet, little book is wonderfully indie (printed solely and beautifully using an Espresso Book Machine, one of which lives at Powell's City of Books) and... (read more)

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Sky Saw
Sky Saw
by Blake Butler
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"If there's a more thoroughly brilliant and exciting new writer than Blake Butler . . . well, there just isn't."—Dennis Cooper "Blake Butler, mastermind and visionary, has sneaked up and drugged the American novel."—Ben Marcus I could go on at... (read more)

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I'll Show You Mine: Everyday People Talk Candidly About Love, Sex, and Intimacy
I'll Show You Mine: Everyday People Talk Candidly About Love, Sex, and Intimacy
by Greg Gerding
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Greg Gerding is a noted underground poet and publisher. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a BA in English Language & Literature and a minor in Sociology, and then hit the streets to continue his education as a scholar and scrivener of the... (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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One More for the People
One More for the People
by Martha Grover
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Eight years in the making, One More for the People is the first collection of Martha Grover's zine Somnambulist. Playful, wry, and conversational, One More for the People chronicles three generations in the life of the Grover family. As these... (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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