Staff Picks

The staff here at Sundance Books and Music shares a common passion for reading, listening and discovering. One of the best things about being a member of the Sundance staff is the conversations we get to have with our amazing, diverse customers every day. We love hearing about the books and music that you're excited about, and getting to offer some recommendations of our own too.

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Poetry Month Recommendations

When I Walk Through That Door, I Am: An Immigrant Mother’s Quest by Jimmy Santiago Baca
An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo
The Amateur Scientist’s Notebook by Jesse DeLong
We Two Alone: A November Night by Sara Teasdale
Deer Trails by Kim Shuck
dayliGht by Royah Marsh
Oceanic by Aimee Nezhukumatathill
Not Here by Hieu Minh Nguyen
Anodyne by Khadijah Queen
Now We’re Getting Somewhere by Kim Addonizio

April New Releases

The Night Always Comes by Willy Vlautin
Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi
First Person Singular: Stories by Haruki Murakami
Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
How Y’all Doing?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived by Leslie Jordan
Maxwell’s Demon by Steven Hall
The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance by Ross King
The Promise by Damon Galgut
Sparrow Envy: Field Guide to Birds and Lesser Beasts by J. Drew Lanham
An Indian Among Los Indigenas: A Native Travel Memoir by Ursula Pike
Broken (in the Best Way Possible) by Jenny Lawson
Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff VanderMeer
Hollywood Eden by Joel Selvin
Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz
Why to These Rocks Lisa Alvarez, Editor
Popisho by Leone Ross