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Earth Still
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Earth Still

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Fiction. Science Fiction. A literary retelling of the movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) set in Los Angeles, with loads of allusions to art and architecture.

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The Balloon Containing the Water Containing the Narrative Begins Leaking
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The Balloon Containing the Water Containing the Narrative Begins Leaking

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Fiction. Meta-fiction. A twisting tale leaking with humor and adventure.

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The Shortest Farewells are the Best
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The Shortest Farewells are the Best

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Fiction. Flash Fiction. A short volume of Flash Fiction noir stories in which every line has been taken from a noir movie of the '40s and '50s.

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It Looks Worse Than I Am
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It Looks Worse Than I Am

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Poetry. What Books Press is proud to publish this book of poems, selected from its first open reading period. Laurie Blauner's IT LOOKS WORSE THAN I AM compelled the editors by its deft and fearless language, shifting tonalities, and discomforting s...

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Perfecta
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Perfecta

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Poetry. Smart and funny, gorgeous and frightened. Whether at the racetrack or in the cul-de-sac. Asking questions of the flawed self or of the idyllic, these poems look headlong at the living world and use all of it. The poems are winding and discur...

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The Final Death of Rock-and-Roll and Other Stories
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The Final Death of Rock-and-Roll and Other Stories

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Fiction. A.W. DeAnnuntis writes with verve, deep learning, and comedic panache, creating improbable worlds that manage, somehow, to make sense.

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They Become Her
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They Become Her

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Fiction. Rebbecca Brown's debut novel, THEY BECOME HER, received Honorable Mention in the 2009-2010 Starcherone Innovative Fiction contest. It tells the story of Delia Bacon, the first to propose that Shakespeare did not write his own works and whos...

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Brittle Star
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Brittle Star

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Fiction. Exiled and abandoned on a distant planet, petty criminals enjoy their benign punishment, while one man plots to escape before the whole planet is transformed into a faux alien tourist attraction.

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Sex Libris
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Sex Libris

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Poetry. Los Angeles based poet Judith Taylor is full of surprises in her third book of poems, SEX LIBRIS. These intelligent, hyper-alert, witty poems, many of them written in a five-line form Judith Taylor has made her own, playfully mix tones and l...

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Start with a Small Guitar
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Start with a Small Guitar

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Poetry. African American Studies. "Lynne Thompson's START WITH A SMALL GUITAR is a dazzling collection of love poems, wickedly wise and stitched with the darkest nuances of desire. These poems are rich in childhood play and the adult pleasures of co...

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Tomorrow You'll Be One of Us
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Tomorrow You'll Be One of Us

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Poetry. Art. Sci-fi Studies. TOMORROW YOU'LL BE ONE OF US is a collection of poems composed entirely of dialogue from sci-fi movies of the 50s and early 60s, each poem accompanied by an apt and witty illustration. Succinct, resonant, hilarious, and ...

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West of Eden: A Life in 21st Century Los Angeles
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West of Eden: A Life in 21st Century Los Angeles

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Literary Nonfiction. Travel Writing. WEST OF EDEN: A LIFE IN 21ST CENTURY LOS ANGELES is a bitingly funny riff on Hollywood, Malibu, Topanga Canyon, and LA. David St. John calls it "hands-down one of the funniest—and wisest—works about Los Angeles."...

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The Mermaid at the Americana Arms Motel
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The Mermaid at the Americana Arms Motel

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Fiction. A survivor of Europe's 20th-century nightmares now teaches art at a regional college where, under a relentless sun and beside a swimming pool, the narrator of THE MERMAID AT THE AMERICANA ARMS MOTEL recalls a lifetime of frustrated pursuits...

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Frottage & Even As We Speak: Two Novellas
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Frottage & Even As We Speak: Two Novellas

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Fiction. This remarkable debut work brings together two powerful novellas that take a hard look at twenty-first century Southern California life and come up on the wry side of compassion. In a twist on the epistolary form, FROTTAGE collects letters ...

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The Time of Quarantine
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The Time of Quarantine

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Fiction. Lyrical, provocative, and deeply haunting, THE TIME OF QUARANTINE, takes us into a near-distant future of post-human environmental collapse to chronicle the tale of a boy raised alone in the woods by computers at the end of the world—or is ...

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