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The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses
4.33
really liked it
I find reviewing poetry really difficult, so I don't have anything particularly brilliant to say. I loved this book a lot. It's authentic Canadian pio ...more
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Nov 08, 2007
 
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
4.21
it was amazing
4.5 stars.

The title is somewhat of a misnomer, as there's an ensemble cast put to very good use. Accessible enough for 4th-5th graders, compelling eno
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Oct 19, 2016
Oct 15, 2016
 
Love Stories: Sex between Men before Homosexuality
3.84
liked it
**spoiler alert** The scholarship is somewhat less than awesome, and he's terribly long-winded about his argument, but the real value of Katz's book i ...more
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 14, 2009
 
The True Keeps Calm Biding Its Story
4.27
liked it
**spoiler alert** I found this alternately great and disappointing. The language and juxtaposition of images is GREAT. The subject matter is the speak ...more
Mar 21, 2009
Mar 12, 2009
 
The Collected Poems
4.37
it was amazing
Aliki Barnstone's translation is fantastic. So much better than Keeley/Sherrard. It's accessible, poetic, and captures Cavafy's love for his cities (m ...more
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Jun 04, 2007
 
A Fatal Grace (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #2)
4.11
liked it
3.5 stars.

I loved parts of this book dearly, especially the women of Three Pines, the art, and the poetry. My only real complaint is how poorly the Yv
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Jun 08, 2017
Jun 05, 2017
 
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
4.11
really liked it
Beautiful Caldecott winning children's book about William Carlos Williams' life and poetry. Some of the art is really stunning. Best for kids old enou ...more
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Aug 17, 2009
 
The Waker's Corridor
3.32
liked it
Three stars to split the difference between some sheer brilliance and some severe aggravation. I'd like to see what he does without a central conceit.
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Aug 13, 2009
 
Flying At Night: Poems 1965-1985
4.22
really liked it
Kooser writes short, concise poems with fairly straightforward meaning. His work is a good choice for teaching imagery and meter.
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Sep 08, 2009
 
The Adventure of English
3.97
really liked it
Started this several years ago and adored it but somehow never finished it.
Oct 04, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
 
Collected Poems
4.43
it was ok
Please note: the rating does not reflect on Seferis (who is awesome); the rating reflects on his translators.

I had a class where the prof compared the
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?
3.98
it was amazing
Fantastic.
Jan 31, 2012
Aug 02, 2010
 
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms
3.99
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Feb 08, 2008
 
The Norton Anthology Of Poetry
4.31
it was amazing
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Selected Poems
4.18
really liked it
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Jun 04, 2007
 
The Summer of Black Widows
4.27
liked it
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Shells
4.27
really liked it
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Two-Headed Poems
3.88
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Haiku Journey, Basho's Narrow Road to a Far Province
4.15
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Robert Browning's Poetry: Authoritative Texts, Criticism
3.99
None
Jan 1999
Jun 04, 2007
 
You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
4.26
it was ok
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Picnic, Lightning
4.26
really liked it
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Jun 04, 2007
 
HIV, Mon Amour
4.06
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Pallbearers Envying the One Who Rides
4.06
really liked it
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Jun 04, 2007
 
The Complete English Poems
4.14
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Atlantis
4.19
it was amazing
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Jun 04, 2007
 
My Alexandria: POEMS
4.27
it was amazing
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Radio, Radio: Poems
3.75
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Jun 04, 2007
 
Selected Poems
4.21
really liked it
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Jun 04, 2007
 
The Resurrection Machine: Poems
3.83
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Jun 04, 2007
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