2023 was such an excellent year! Here's a roundup of all our titles that made Best-Of lists from NPR, Publishers Weekly, Southwest Review, and more!
NPR "2023 Best Books (Books We Love)"
A novella by Nghiem Tran
"This hypnotic and richly allusive novella can be read as a concentric poem that hints at both hope and inevitable endings." —Thúy Ðinh, NPR
Publishers Weekly "Best Books of 2023"
A novel by Ellen Cooney
“This elegant and off-kilter upending of the office novel sings.” —Publishers Weekly, ★starred review★
Southwest Review "10 Must-Read Books of 2023"
A novel by Mónica Ojeda (trans. Sarah Booker)
"Any adjective we could use to describe this novel, even the most brutal, would be crushed like a tiny crumb between the thumb and index finger of Mónica Ojeda’s writing." —María Fernanda Ampuero, Southwest Review
Vulture "Best Memoirs of 2023"
An essay by Isabel Zapata (trans. Robin Myers)
"An insightful personal history but also a brilliant philosophical text about the very nature of sacrifice and autonomy." —Arianna Rebolini, Vulture
The Boston Globe "6 Favorite Poetry Collections of 2023"
Poems by LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
"Village builds a monument to a community while telling the truth about the ways in which all of our villages can fall short." —Dasia Moore, The Boston Globe
Progressive Magazine "Our Favorite Books of 2023"
An anthology edited by the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop
"This wide-ranging collection gives voice to populations made vulnerable by social and financial precarity and zeroes in on the impact of diverse forms of instability." —Eleanor J. Bader, Progressive Magazine
The Independent Book Review "The Best Books We Read in 2023"
A novel by Tom Comitta
"Epic, spanning from the lowest depths of the ocean to the outer reaches of the universe, from darkness to darkness, creation to apocalypse." —Nick Rees Gardner, The Independent Book Review