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Q+A with Tariq Shah about his debut Whiteout Conditions

With a poet’s sensibility, Shah navigates the murky responsibilities of adulthood, grief, toxic masculinity, and the tragedy of revenge in this haunting Midwestern noir.

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 06 March, 2020 0 comments |
Q+A with Sarah Rose Etter about The Book of X

In July 2019 we will be publishing the first novel by Sarah Rose Etter, titled The Book of X, about a girl named Cassie whose stomach is twisted into the shape of a knot. Blake Butler says of the work, "Move over, Angela Carter, there's a new boss in the Meat Quarry, and she is fearless, relentless, ready to feast." It is a tremendously powerful and creative new work that is certain to blow your hair back.

What follows is an interview with Etter about her work.

The Book of X by Sarah Rose Etter (Two Dollar Radio, 2019)

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 01 January, 2019 0 comments |
Q+A with Abi Andrews about The Word for Woman Is Wilderness

In March, we will publish the debut novel by Abi Andrews called The Word for Woman Is Wilderness, an eco-feminist take on the Mountain Man myth. The story follows a young woman named Erin as she takes off from middle England, across Iceland, Greenland, and Canada, to Alaska, where she hopes to explore the wilderness from a feminist perspective. Her digressive journey touches on the writings of Rachel Carson, Ted Kaczynski, and Thoreau, and topics as varied as evolution, Nuclear War, the Letters of Last Resort, and the moon landings. It is a new kind of nature writing — one that crosses fiction with science writing and puts gender politics at the center of the landscape.

What follows is a Q+A with Abi about her book. Don't forget to mark your calendars for March 19, and if you're a bookseller, librarian, or interested in reviewing the book for a media outlet, you may request a review copy.

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 10 December, 2018 1 comment |

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  • Q+A with Tariq Shah about his debut Whiteout Conditions

    On March 17 we are publishing Tariq Shah's debut novel, Whiteout Conditions. Whiteout Conditions follows Ant as he returns to a snowy Chicago after 5 years away from home. Ant is going with his childhood friend, Vince, to Vince's teenage cousin Ray's funeral. After losing... Read more →

  • Design of the Week | Prelude to Bruise by Saeed Jones

    Now that we have our own brick and mortar, we get to see a ton of different cover designs. One of my favorites that we have carried in the shop is Prelude to Bruise by Saeed Jones.  I love the... Read more →

  • On the Dial | GRLwood

    Self described "Kentucky-fried queerdos" Rej Forester and Karen Ledford make up the two piece outfit known as GRLwood. I found out about GRLwood from a friend's instagram story. Normally I skip right through videos of concerts because the sound is usually... Read more →