New from Baobab Press

The Gunman and the Carnival: Stories

Timely and introspective, Catherine Gammon's The Gunman and the Carnival is the meeting of contemporary voices and visions that offer not relatability, but an intimate encounter open to strangeness and its embrace.

New This Month

Here are some of the exciting new titles you'll find on our shelves this month.

Alphabetical Diaries by Sheila Heti

Cahokia Jazz by Francis Spufford

The Shadow of Socrates: The Heresy, War, and Treachery Behind the Trial of Socrates by Matt Gatton

Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel edited by Margaret Atwood and Douglas Preston

The Women by Kristin Hannah

The Tainted Cup by Robert Jackson Bennett

Nightwatching by Tracy Sierra

Monthly Highlights

Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, check out the following titles from some of our favorite Black authors.

The Trees by Percival Everett

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi

The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

Opinions: A Decade of Arguments, Criticism, and Minding Other People’s Business by Roxane Gay

The Fraud by Zadie Smith

Quietly Hostile by Samantha Irby

New Music Releases


Here are some of the albums we're looking forward to this month.

The Smile - Wall of Eyes

Antistatic - Relics

The Spacelords - Nectar of the Gods

Sleater-Kinney - Little Rope

Brittany Howard - What Now

Dead South - Chains and Stakes

Pineapple Thief - It Leads to This

Adam Franklin - Bolts of Melody

Mary Timony - Untame the Tiger

Can - Live in Paris 1973

Hurray for the Riff Raff - The Past is Still Alive