Pie and Whiskey

Featuring Steve Almond, CMarie Fuhrman, Melissa Huggins, Kate Lebo, Sam Ligon, Gary Copeland Lilley, Chelsea Martin, Tiffany Midge, Phong Nguyen, and Jess Walter

Pie & Whiskey: Writers under the Influence of Butter & Booze Cover Image
By Kate Lebo (Editor), Samuel Ligon (Editor)
ISBN: 9781632171122
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Published: Sasquatch Books - October 24th, 2017

"an anthology that’s ... eclectic, drunk and delicious." —The New York Times

If you love pie, whiskey, and good writing, this collection of funny and heartbreaking stories, poems, and recipes serves up a plethora of pleasure.

Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country Cover Image
ISBN: 9781597092265
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 1st, 2018

Like a lot of Americans, Steve Almond spent the weeks after the 2016 election lying awake, in a state of dread and bewilderment. The problem wasn't just the election, but the fact that nobody could explain, in any sort of coherent way, why America had elected a cruel, corrupt, and incompetent man to the Presidency.

William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life: Bookmarked Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632460875
Published: Ig Publishing - June 11th, 2019

Stoner is a 1965 novel by the American writer John Williams. It tells the story of William Stoner, who attends the state university to study agronomy, but instead falls in love with English literature and becomes an academic.

Among the Dead and Dreaming Cover Image
ISBN: 9781935248781
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Published: Leapfrog Press - April 5th, 2016

A masterful exhibition in storytelling; a breathless page-turner. Ligon drives his narrative like a formula one racer. Buckle your seat belts and get ready for a thrilling ride.--Jonathan Evison, West of Here

The Hog Killing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780692131848
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Published: Blue Horse Press - August 8th, 2018

Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781593766771
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Published: Soft Skull Press - August 22nd, 2017

An "enchanting" memoir of an artist in search of herself: "A sure hit for fans of Sara Benincasa's Agorafabulous and Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl" (Booklist, starred review).Caca Dolce is the "funny, candid, and bracingly self-aware" story of Chelsea Martin's coming of age as an artist (The Rumpus).

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Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's Cover Image
By Tiffany Midge, Geary Hobson (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781496224934
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Published: Bison Books - May 1st, 2021

Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s is a powerful and compelling collection of Tiffany Midge’s musings on life, politics, and identity as a Native woman in America. Artfully blending sly humor, social commentary, and meditations on love and loss, Midge weaves short, standalone musings into a memoir that stares down colonialism while chastising hipsters for abusing pumpkin spice.

Woman Who Married a Bear: Poems (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780826356529
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - March 1st, 2016

Winner of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry, Tiffany Midge deftly weaves Plains Indian myths into the present day and seeks to define love, the nature of desire, and identity in the twenty-first century. The book includes a series of poems, each titled Considering Wakantanka, that connect the themes throughout the book.

Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781732009196
Published: C&r Press - March 15th, 2019

At critical moments in world history, every political, spiritual, and cultural leader foresaw a different destiny. Columbus planned a Western sea route to Asia; Hitler applied to art school twice; Joan of Arc prophesied that she would become a mother. It is out of their failures that history itself is made. But what if the history-makers succeeded in the fulfillment of their best-laid plans?

The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2020

“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post