Archive for June, 2011

Photo by Danielle Kantrowitz

From the book jacket:

Rebecca Rasmussen teaches creative writing and literature at Fontbonne University.  Her stories have appeared in Triquarterly magazine and Mid-American Review.  She was a finalist in both Narrative magazine’s 30 Below contest for writers under the age of 30 and in Glimmer Train‘s Family Matters contest. She lives with her husband and daughter in St. Louis.  [The Bird Sisters] is her first novel.

To read Rebecca Rasmussen’s essay on writing a novel (posted on Cathy Day’s blog), click here.

Enough About Love by Hervé Le Tellier (2/1/2011)
The London Train by Tessa Hadley (2/7/2011)
I Think Again of Those Ancient Chinese Poets by Tom Sexton (2/15/2011)
The Book of Men by Dorianne Laux (2/28/2011)
Space, In Chains by Laura Kasischke (3/15/2011)
Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell (3/22/2011)
Invisible Strings by Jim Moore (3/29/2011)
The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry (editor) Ilan Stavans (3/29/2011)
In Zanesville by Jo Ann Beard (4/25/2011)
Fall Higher by Dean Young (4/26/2011)
Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks (5/3/2011)
Vaclav & Lena by Haley Tanner (5/17/2011)
Long Drive Home by Will Allison (5/17/2011)
They Could No Longer Contain Themselves: A Collection of Five Flash Chapbooks by Elizabeth J. Colen, John Jodzio, Tim Jones-Yelvington, Sean Lovelace, and Mary Miller (5/18/2011)
Dreams of Joy by Lisa See (5/31/2011)
To Be Sung Underwater by Tom McNeal (6/2/2011)
The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture by David Mamet (6/2/2011)
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett (6/7/2011)
A Thousand Pearls (for a Thousand Pennies) by Hervé Le Tellier (7/19/2011)
The Sextine Chapel by Hervé Le Tellier (7/19/2011)