Books Received May 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 “New Books” tag under “Popular Topics.”

Poetry
A Peculiar People, Steven Willis, Button Poetry
And Those Ashen Heaps That Cantilevered Vase of Moonlight, Lynn Xu, Wave Books
Anthropocene Lullaby, K. A. Hays, Carnegie Mellon University Press
Bassinet
, Dan Rosenberg, Carnegie Mellon University Press
Bath, Jen Silverman, Driftwood Press
Behind the Tree Backs, Iman Mohammed, Ugly Duckling Presse
Big Gorgeous Jazz Machine, Nick Francis Potter, Driftwood Press
Copy, Dolores Dorantes, Wave Books
Green Regalia, Adam Tavel, Stephen F. Austen State University Press
Greyhound Americans, Moncho Ollin Alvarado
Harsh Realm: My 1990s, Daniel Nester, Indolent Books
Idle Fancies, Joseph Hart, Cyberwit.net
Indian Poems, Joseph Hart, Kelsay Books

The J Girls: A Reality Show, Rochelle Hurt, Indiana University Press
My Identity as a Stereotypical Side Character, Marcus Campbell, Brick Cave Media
O, Niki Tulk, Driftwood Press
One Person Holds So Much Silence, David Greenspan, Driftwood Press
Out Beyond the Land, Kimberly Burwick, Carnegie Mellon University Press
Over the Moon…Gone: The Vanishing Act of Bess Houdini, Jan Zlotnik Schmidt, Palooka Press
Palm-Lined with Potience, Besie Allen, Ugly Duckling Presse
Plainchant, Emon Grennan, Red Hen Press
Plans for Sentences, Renee Gladman, Wave Books
Questions from Outer Space, Diane Thiel, Red Hen Press
Receta, Mario José Pagán Morales, great weather for MEDIA
So, Stranger, Topaz Williams, Button Poetry
Somewhere, a Woman Lowers the Hem of Her Skirt, Laurie Rachkus Uttich, Riot in Your Throat Press
A Song by the Aegean Sea, Mohamed Metwalli, Egret Chapbooks
Spooks, Stell Wong, Saturnalia Books
This Long Winter, Joyce Sutphen, Carnegie Mellon University Press
Tribar, Andra Rotaru, Saturnalia Books
Waking from Myself, George Quasha, Station Hill Press
Walking Uphill at Noon, Jon Kelly Yenser, University of New Mexico Press
What Passes Here for Mountains, Matt Morton, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Fiction
Chambers of the Heart, B. Morris Allen, Plant Based Press
Conscious Designs
, Nathanial White, Miami University Press
El Nino de Maiz/The Boy of Maize
, Mario Bencastro, Pinata Books
The Fact of Memory: 114 Rumination and Fabrications, Aaron Angello, Rose Metal Press
Henry Hamlet’s Heart
, Rhiannon Wilde, Charlesbridge
How We Disappear, Tara Lynn Masih, Press 53
The Man with Wolves for Hands, Juan Eugenio Ramirez, Southeast Missouri State University Press
Ready, Set, Oh, Diane Josefowicz, Flexible Press
Viento, Vientito/Wind, Little Wind
, Joge Tetl Argueta, Pinata Books
You’ve Got Something Coming, Johnathan Starke, Black Heron Press
Zero to Ten: Nursing on the Floor, Patricia Taylor, Livingston Press

Nonfiction
The Full Extent: An Inquiry into Reality and Destiny, Richard Botelho, Windstream Publishing Company
Milo’s Eyes, Lissa Bachner, Behler Publications
Plan B: A Poet’s Survival Manual, Sandy McIntosh, Marsh Hawk Press
They Don’t Want Her There, Carolyn Chalmers, University of Iowa Press
Up North Michigan, Jerry Dennis, University of Michigan Press
Women and Print Culture, Donna M. Kabalen Vanek and Maria Teresa Mijares Cervantes, Arte Publico Press

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