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Michael Hofmann nicely captures our age of truthiness and alternate facts and multiple perspectives, the hollowness of everything from the news-cycle to pop-up restaurants, all of the distr…
In his new book, poet Charles Simic employs his customary strategies, but he seldom achieves the intensity he once did.
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In Frozen Charlotte, Susan de Sola provides readers with enough aesthetic pleasure and thoughtful commentary about today's world to remind us of just how good -- and necessary -- poetry can…
We will find out how much the future of the earth matters in the next Presidential election.
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L. M. Brown writes with a sure hand about men and women beset with dreams and longings, who fall in and out of love with each other, and who harbor secrets that shape their lives in unpredic…
The Beats came before the '60s, the decade of civil rights protests, women’s rights, the anti-war movement, and the civil strife that included riots and assassinations.
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In the age of truthiness, poet Frederick Seidel's is a welcome voice.
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America the Farewell Tour and American Pyschosis are well worth taking to heart -- both to provide provocative perspective on what is happening and to spur us into action.
The strength of The Mars Room is its compelling vision of the stultifying and claustrophobic underworld of women in prison.
One of the fears of poets and, I imagine, all writers, is that you’ll reach a certain age and you’ll run out of gas.
Despite its occasional confusions, this is poetry I will return to -- to re-experience A.E. Stallings' wit, wisdom, and word-smithing.
L. H. Brown has also written poetry, and she brings some of that lyrical know-how to her promising first novel.
If you want to understand what is going on in the United States today, journalist Sarah Kendzior is a good resource.
Nausheen Eusuf’s deep affection for language and sound is omnipresent.
Steven Pinker's book is a welcome antidote to the Trump era, when we are inundated, daily, with an avalanche of negative and disturbing stories.