Are you adding titles to your holiday wishlist? Find even more additions to pine for at this month’s Book Stand. Five featured titles, and books in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry are waiting for you.
The Best of Brevity anthology collects 84 of the best-loved and most memorable essays from Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction with contributions by Roxane Gay, Ander Monson, Jenny Boully, and more.
Ron Nyren’s The Book of Lost Light explores family loyalty and betrayal, Finnish folklore, the nature of time and theater, and what it takes to recover from calamity and build a new life from the ashes.
The poems in Vivian Faith Prescott’s The Last Glacier at the End of the World are witnesses to the effects of climate change on Alaskan communities.
Åke Hodell tells the story of his artistic journey through the absurd, satirical, tour-de-force that is The Marathon Poet, originally published in 1981.
In A Woman, A Plan, An Outline of a Man, Sarah Kasbeer’s vivid descriptions of growing up in Illinois recall the coming-of-age memoirs of Mary Karr, but are written for the #MeToo era.