Here are new titles by local authors.
“We’ll Always Have Casablanca is sparkling and effervescent, rich and gimlet-eyed, and, most of all, utterly addicting… Noah Isenbg’s superb book both expands our understanding of the movie’s history and place in our cultural history and reminds us, fervently, why we fell in love with it in the first place.” — Megan Abbott, author of You Will Know Me
"Amy Saul-Zerby doesn't know what a cliché is. Her poems are strange new flowers bursting from all angles out of everything."
--Bud Smith, F-250
"In novel after novel, Lisa Scottoline has proven herself a master of stories that combine familial love ― especially that of mothers for their children ― with nail-biting stories of spirited everywomen bent on finding the truth. Her new novel, Most Wanted, demonstrates again her skill with this kind of domestic suspense tale." –The Washington Post
“Perhaps many liberal and leftist writers think they should reach out to this part of our country, but Linh Dinh is one of the few to do it.”
– Viet Thanh Nguyen
“I absolutely love this charming and optimistic coming-of-age tale about making video games for love, not money.”
—Dona Bailey, Atari programmer of the arcade game Centipede
“Hilary Plum’s memoir Watchfires is a tender, twisted, darkly vibrant meditation on the war on terror as autoimmune disease. A quiet work of genius, as hopeful in its punishing honesty as it is rueful in its dire beauty, Watchfires warns, remembers, regrets, recovers. Plum can taste our febrile paranoia and writes it inside out.” Roy Scranton
"A fun and insightful analysis of the cultural, educational, and historical value of video games. Ervin deftly traces the evolution of our most interactive art form from Adventure to Minecraft, while offering riveting first-hand accounts from many of the men and women who made it all happen. Bit by Bit is an essential addition to every video game lover's library. "
-Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One and Armada