New & Noteworthy Books

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Posted on August 20, 2009

New Madrid coverNew Madrid

A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend

Nonfiction by Mary Sue Anton

Southeast Missouri State University Press, May 2009

ISBN-10: 0982248903

ISBN-13: 978-0982248904

Paperback: 328pp; $19.00

From website: New Madrid's pioneers reveal their past and their stories through letters, newspapers, official records, and other sources. The author takes the reader through the town's history, recounting tales of legendary people whose lives crossed with those of area residents.


Tsim Tsum coverTsim Tsum

Poetry by Sabrina Orah Mark

Saturnalia Books, October 2009

ISBN-10: 0981859127

ISBN-13: 978-0981859125

Paperback: 80pp; $14.00

From website: "[A] collection of episodes from a lost, slightly sinister children's books on the nature of love and time." - Mark Doty


Hangtime coverHangtime

A Confession

Fiction by Randall Silvis

Kitsune Books, December 2009

ISBN-10: 0981949517

ISBN-13: 978-0981949412

Paperback: 192pp; $14.00

Meet Terence Newcombe, a "literature professor with nothing original or relevant to teach. A homeowner, taxpayer, respected member of society deserving nothing but contempt. A hoaxster, a con man, a grifter."


New & Noteworthy Books

Full list of new & noteworthy books received


August 20, 2009


Assembly, Novica Tadic (HOST Publications) 

Edward Hopper, Ernest Farres (Graywolf Press) 

Europes, Jacques Reda (HOST Publications)

Henri, Sophie, & The Hieratic Head of Ezra Pound, Tom Holmes (BlazeVOX) 

Hush Sessions, Kristi Maxwell (Saturnalia Books)

Rock Worn by Water, Florence Chard Dacey (Plain View Press) 

Ta(l)king Eyes, Jacque Vaught Brogan (Chax Press) 

Tsim Tsum, Sabrina Orah Mark (Saturnalia Books)

Vengeful Hymns, Marc J. Sheehan (Ashland Poetry Press) 



31 Hours, Masha Hamilton (Unbridled Books) 

The Complete Collection of People, Places & Things, John Dermot Woods (BlazeVOX) 

Hangtime: A Confession, Randall Silvis (Kitsune Books) 

Lucky Everday, Bapsy Jain (Penguin Books)

The Man from Kinvara, Tess Gallagher (Graywolf Press) 

Mother and Child, Rochelle Ratner (Hamilton Stone Editions) 

Rapture Practice, Sam Howie (Main Street Rag) 

Sometimes we’re Always Real Same-Same, Mattox Roesch (Unbridled Books) 

Triple Time, Anne Sanow (University of Pittsburgh Press) 

The Yonder Side of Sass and Texas, Joanna Beth Tweedy (Southeast Missouri State University Press) 



The House of Dance & Feathers, Rachel Breunlin & Ronald W. Lewis (University of New Orleans Press)

New Madrid, Mary Sue Anton (Southeast Missouri State University Press)