'Proprietary' by Randall Mann

A poetic formalist who has close affinities with Thom Gunn, Mann’s breathtaking skill is every bit apparent in his latest collection of poems, Proprietary. … read more

'Listening to the Dead' by George Seaton

“Despite the quasi-mystical premise of the novel, in many ways Listening to the Dead speaks more truthfully about policework and men’s relationships than some crime and romance novels that purport to do just that.”… read more

'Less' by Andrew Sean Greer

Greer engages with questions of aging, love, and success through a contemporary lens with both wit and keen sensitivity… read more

Sex and Death in Alabama

“Every boy he had ever loved had been either a musician or a drug addict. Usually both. […] But it kept to certain themes in his life, of stubbornness, of going longer, harder, of always being the last to leave the party.”… read more

'Wallaçonia' by David Pratt

“Keenly and precisely, Pratt depicts the voyage of a boy who wins his own sense of manhood. With ‘Wallaçonia,’ readers are treated to a wonderfully written, original coming-of-age tale.”… read more