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reviewed: If Winter Come: Collected Poems, 1967-1992
Rating: 3 1/2A lot of poetry packed into this smallish book. 142, by my count, many of which are quite short. Topics include ...
If Winter Come: Collected Poems, 1967-1992 - Alvin Aubert
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December 2014
22
reviewed: What I Stole
Rating: 3 1/2Poems about coastal nature scenes, old age, health issues, etc. It's a sad collection, so don't read it for a mo...
What I Stole - Diane Sher Lutovich
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December 2014
19
reviewed: Vienna Blood and Other Poems
Rating: None. His writing is too difficult for me to understand, but it might be more accessible for you. Rothenberg writes w...
Vienna Blood and Other Poems - Jerome Rothenberg
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December 2014
18
reviewed: Seasonings
Not terrible, but a bit boring.There are a few interesting pieces:"Horn Call" - a girl switching from the piano to the French...
Seasonings - Emilio Degrazia
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December 2014
16
reviewed: In Praise of Falling
Rating: 3 1/2There's an 'every-day people' quality to her writing. She doesn't come across as an ivy-walled intellectual or a...
In Praise of Falling - Cheryl Dumesnil
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December 2014
15
reviewed: The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing
I received a promotional copy through the First Reads program.Rating: Soft 4 - more 3 1/2 than 4. It's definitely original. ...
The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing - Nicholas Rombes
reviewed: Passengers
I was on page 23 when it went missing. Exterminator drama. So yeah - dnf.
Passengers - Sue Lightfoot
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December 2014
11
reviewed: Betrayal
I can just as easily give it 2 stars, but I'm allowing for the possibility that it's better as a live performance. Pinter cou...
Betrayal - Harold Pinter
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December 2014
09
reviewed: Come Here Often?: 50 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar
I received a promotional copy through the First Reads program.I liked it. A well-deserved 4 stars, with no rounding up needed...
Come Here Often?: 50 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar - Sean Manning, Malachy McCourt
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December 2014
06
reviewed: Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers
I received a promotional copy of this book through the First Reads program. Rating: Somewhere in the 3 to 3 1/2 range.I reall...
Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers - Janet Malcolm, Ian Frazier
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December 2014
01
reviewed: San Francisco Poems
73 pages of writing and 15 black and white photographs. The first and longest piece is his 1998 inaugural address as poet la...
San Francisco Poems - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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November 2014
26
reviewed: The Lines
I had high hopes for this one, but I was disappointed. Too many redundancies, too many poems that didn't really say anything...
The Lines - Eli Wilde
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November 2014
25
reviewed: Your Life Idyllic
I received a promotional copy through the First Reads program.Nine stories, ranging in length from ten to twenty-seven pages....
Your Life Idyllic - Craig Bernier
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November 2014
22
reviewed: Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
I received a promotional copy through the First Reads program. So a tip of the hat to Alaina Waagner and the Random House Mar...
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems - Billy Collins
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