Books make fantastic gifts any time of year. We hope that when you make your shopping lists, you will consider books by our correspondents and by our roster of talented guest bloggers. We've even included links to Amazon, so you don't have to leave your living room. Happy Best American Holidays!*
Elapsing Speedway Organism by Bruce Covey. (No Tell Books, 2006).
Fire to Fire , by Mark Doty, winner of The National Book Award. (Harper, 2008).
Drunk by Noon by Jennifer Knox. (Bloof Books, 2007).
Your Ten Favorite Words by Reb Livingston. (Coconut Books, 2007).
The White Bride by Sarah Maclay. (University of Tampa Press, 2008).
The Cop Who Rides Alone by Ross Martin. (Zoo Press, 2001).
Fragment of the Head of a Queen by Cate Marvin.( Sarabande Press, 2007).
Annoying Diabetic Bitch by Sharon Mesmer.(Combo Books, 2008).
How We Sleep on the Nights We Don't Make Love by E. Ethelbert Miller. (Curbstone Press, 2004).
The History of My World Tonight by Daniel Nester. ( BlazeVox, 2006).
Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories by Rachel Shukert. (Random House, 2008).
Headless by Benjamin Weissman. ( Akashic Books, 2004).
Boy Drinkers by Terence Winch. (Hanging Loose Press, 2007).
Azores by David Yezzi. (Swallow Press, 2008).
* Many thanks to editorial assistant Allison Green for her help in assembling this list.