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“Smelcer clearly knows
his way around Alaskan mountains.”
Roberts, author of
The Mountain of My Fear, etc.
“Like Hill’s superb debut,
East of Denver
(2014), this one isn’t really a crime novel, but it surely
is a damn fine, if distinctly peculiar, country noir.
"David Armstrong is a writer we've been waiting for, and Going Anywhere is a milestone collection."
"Gems of langage in English and in
translation echoing across the globe." —Joseph Heithas, author
of Poison Sonnets
"A survival story, but one with a strong
"A thought-provoking and moving
"More psychological depth than Robinson Crusoe."—Frank McCourt
“A beautiful and moving story of courage and love.”
“Powerful, eloquent and fascinating, showcasing a vanishing way of life in rich detail.” —Kirkus
"Malloy demonstrates a real flair for
weaving an engrossing historical puzzle into her mystery plot.
Carefully assembling her story, she gently reels us in. [The]
third series entry is perfect for readers craving an elaborate
scheme." —Libraray Journal, starred review
“In prose that is unadorned yet fiercely affective, White conveys a true and solemn poignancy." -—ForeWord Reviews
"Jacob White can write!"
"An immensely satisfying collection.”
—Andre Dubus III
A clear-eyed and insightful portrait of one man’s parents, by turns
tender, humorous, and hard-edged, deeply personal yet universal
"Each of these stories contributes to…an understanding of a community and
the men and women trying to make their way within it.
Learst writes of them with both clarity and compassion."
"Both very funny and disturbingly sad, this latest work weaves an ever more relaxed surface over an ever more acute set of questions.”
—Michael Springate, novelist, playwright, screenwriter
"This unpretentious book is
the work of a master."
—Edith Pearlman, author of Binocular Vision; Nation Book Award finalist; winner, 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award
"Rosen is a yarn spinner in the best sense of the word."
Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week
"Louis’ music still vibrantly lives around the world and his spirit of humaneness lives in Travels with Louis."—Nat Hentoff
The Louis Armstrong I knew is in this novel. Reading TRAVELS WITH LOUIS is like visiting with my friend again.” —Jack Bradley
An ABC Best Books for Children pick (American Bookseller's Association)
"Graziano… writes with intelligence, mischief, pace, and economy… to bat around the big questions. “What is love? What is art?” he asks playfully, though not frivolously… fun and provocative."
"A hilariously brazen memoir.... Ira Wood lets his delirious inner Portnoy off its leash, no
holds barred, and what a romp!"
—John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War
“A slim yet raucous romp through a novelist's life.”
News from Leapfrog Press
The first-prize winner of the 2015 Leapfrog
Fiction Contest is
"The Solace of Monsters",
a novel by
Read about all the winning manuscripts and
authors on our
2015 Contest page.
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