Books Received April 2022

NewPages receives many wonderful titles each month to share with our readers. You can read more about some of these titles by clicking on the “Books” tag under “Popular Topics.”

Fiction
American Blues: A Novel, Polly Hamilton Hilsabeck, She Writes Press
How to Adjust to the Dark: A Novella, Rebecca van Laer, Long Day Press
Chances in Disguise, Diana J. Noble, Pinata Books
Vincent Ventura and the Curse of the Weeping Woman, Xavier Garza, Pinata Books
Evangelina Everyday, Dawn Burns, Cornerstone Press
Aftershock: A Novel, George H. Wolfe, Livingston Press
The High Price of Freeways, Judy Juanita, Livingston Press
Halley’s Comet, Hannes Barnard, Catalyst Press
Disruption: New Short Fiction from South Africa, Ed. Rachel Zadok, Karina Szczurek, Jason Mykl Snyman, Catalyst Press
On My Papa’s Shoulders, Niki Daly, Catalyst Press
The Cedarville Shop and the Wheelbarrow Swap, Bridget Krone, Catalyst Press
Fly High, Lolo, Niki Daly, Catalyst Press
The History of Man, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Catalyst Press
The Distortions, Christopher Linforth, Orison Books
Have I Said Too Much?, Carmen Delzell, Paycock Press
Your Nostalgia is Killing Me, John Weir, Red Hen Press
Seasons of Purgatory, Shahriar Mandanipour, Bellevue Literary Press

Poetry
Dominant Genes: A Hybrid Collection, SJ Sindu, Black Lawrence Press
Jordemoder: Poems of a Midwife, Ingrid Andersson, Holy Cow Press
Imitating Light, Roseanna Alice Boswell, Iron Horse Literary Review
The Five Notebooks of Zhao Li, J.R. Solonche, Adelaide Books
Live-Size, J.R. Solonche, Kelsay Books
Akrilica, Juan Felipe Herrera, Noemi Press
Unless I Came Back to Tell You, Michael Milligan, Kelsay Books
What We Take With Us, Sylvia Woods, EastOver Press
Finalists, Rae Armantrout, Wesleyan University Press
Subtexts, Dan Brady, Publishing Genius Press
Crow Funeral, Kate Hanson Foster, EastOver Press
The Writing of an Hour, Brenda Coultas, Wesleyan Univesity Press
Horse Not Zebra, Eric Nelson, Terrapin Books
The Neverending Quest for the Other Shore, Sylvie Kandé, Wesleyan University Press
Girl as Birch, Rebecca Kaiser Gibson, Bauhan Publishing
Imago, Dei, Elizabeth Johnston Ambrose, Rattle
Not a Lot of Reasons to Sing, But Enough, Kyle Tran Myhre, Button Poetry
The Loneliest Girl, Kate Gale, University of New Mexico Press
And If the Woods Carry You, Erin Rodoni, Southern Humanities Review Press
Rasa, Joanne Dominique Dwyer, Marsh Hawk Press
Bloodflesh, Ebony Stewart, Button Poetry
Far Company, Cindy Hunter Morgan, Wayne State University Press
buried [a place], Sue Scavo, Anhinga Press
Traveling with Ghosts, Stella Vinitchi Radulescu, Orison Books
Ante Body, Marwa Helal, Nightboat Books

Nonfiction
Challenging Pregnancy: A Journey Through the Politics and Science of Healthcare in America, Genevieve Grabman, University of Iowa Press
Tricking Power Into Performing Acts of Love: How Tricksters Through History Have Changed the World, Shepherd Siegel, Morgan James Publishing
More or Less: Essays from a Year of No Buying, Susannah Q. Pratt, EastOver Press
Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the U.S. South, Jodi Skipper, University of Iowa Press
Khabaar: An Immigrant Journey of Food, Memory, and Family, Madhushree Ghosh, University of Iowa Press
This World is Not Your Home, Matthew Vollmer, EastOver Press
You Cannot Resist Me When My Hair is in Braids, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Wayne State University Press
All Rise: Resistance and Rebellion in South Africa 1910-1948, Richard Conyngham, Catalyst Press
What Cannot Be Undone: True Stories from a Life in Medicine, Walter M. Robinson, University of New Mexico Press
Mr. Potato Head vs. Freud: Lesson on the Craft of Writing Fiction, Clint McCown, Press 53

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