Travis's Holiday Picks from Indie Presses

Ninety-Nine Stories of God Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941040355
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Published: Tin House Books - July 12th, 2016

Sitting at the intersection of parable, poem, and flash fiction, Joy Williams' Ninety-Nine Stories of God gives us glimpses into the weirdness of being alive.


Land of Love and Ruins Cover Image
By Oddny Eir, Philip Roughton (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781632060723
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Published: Restless Books - October 25th, 2016

Uncertainty, sex, and reinvention in the lava fields and cabins of contemporary Iceland.


Margaret the First Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781936787357
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Published: Catapult - March 15th, 2016

A novel about the life of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, the first woman in England to write for publication. Danielle Dutton's sumptuous novel, though slim, contains worlds.


The Last Wolf & Herman Cover Image
By Laszlo Krasznahorkai, John Batki (Translator), George Szirtes (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811226080
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 27th, 2016

Mysterious, fierce, and unforgettable: The Last Wolf is a masterpiece you can read in an hour.


Three Book Sebald Set: The Emigrants, the Rings of Saturn, and Vertigo Cover Image
By W. G. Sebald, Michael Hulse (Translator)
$45.95
ISBN: 9780811226424
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 8th, 2016

W.G. Sebald published four exquisitely beautiful novels, and if it weren't for his death in a car accident, he probably would have won the Nobel Prize. This 3-book set, with redesigned covers by Peter Mendelsund, is the perfect chance to rediscover him.


Proxies: Essays Near Knowing Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781937658458
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Published: Nightboat Books - April 7th, 2016

Put this at the top of your "Innovative Nonfiction" reading list, along with Maggie Nelson, Leslie Jamison, and Lucas Mann.


The Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977368
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 5th, 2016

Maggie Nelson attends the trial of the man accused of murdering her aunt in this riveting memoir. "True Crime" doesn't quite describe it-- you have to read it yourself.


Mooncop Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781770462540
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Published: Drawn & Quarterly - September 20th, 2016

Tom Gauld is a one-of-a-kind graphic artist, and Mooncop is a quirky and melancholic gem.


Look: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977443
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Published: Graywolf Press - July 5th, 2016

Solmaz Sharif uses the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms as her muse and her nemesis in this groundbreaking book of poems.


Envelope Poems Cover Image
By Emily Dickinson, Jen Bervin (Editor), Marta Werner (Editor)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811225823
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - October 4th, 2016

Encounter Emily Dickinson firsthand with these facsimile reproductions of poems that were written on the corners of envelopes, playbills, and telegrams.


Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Forrest Gander (Translator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781556594946
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 3rd, 2016

New. Neruda. Need I say more?


Cities at Dawn Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781940696331
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Published: Wave Books - October 4th, 2016

Some poets describe reality; Nutter invents new ones. The best book yet from our most visionary poet.


Songs from a Mountain Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781566894340
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 3rd, 2016

Each line in Songs from a Mountain could practically be a poem-- this book is a full-on sensory experience. Read Nadelberg and have weird dreams.


Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780761169086
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Published: Workman Publishing - September 20th, 2016

A perfect gift both for travelers and for those who prefer to take their journeys in the pages of a book.