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The Bride Minaret
4.38
Heather Derr-Smith’s second collection journeys to the rough core of desire, creating and destroying binaries along the way. Familiar artifacts of dom ...more
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Oct 03, 2008
 
Fort Gorgeous
5.00
What I admire about Angela Vogel's poems is the way that they welcome me as a reader, with a refreshingly frank diction, and images that make me remem ...more
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Jan 21, 2012
 
American Salvage
3.95
One of the most memorable collections of short stories that I've read in a long time. I'm predisposed to love this book because I lived in and write a ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 04, 2011
 
Money for Sunsets
4.37
One of the most hauntingly enjoyable books I've read in the past ten years. Elizabeth Colen gets under my skin the way no other poet does. The best th ...more
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Other Latitudes (Akron Series in Poetry)
4.53
Attempting to repair the fissures of everyday life, Brian Brodeur negotiates the psychological distances between desire and disgust, humor and catastr ...more
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Jun 21, 2008
 
Great House
3.43
Equal parts fascinating and vexing. I like books that make the reader do some work, but wondered, ultimately, if the work was fully earned by the end ...more
Apr 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
Minerva Louise
4.00
These books ALWAYS MAKE ME SMILE. And sometimes it's really hard to make me smile. I love how clever they are. Perfect for a clever preschooler (and b ...more
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Aug 15, 2011
 
You are Happy
4.08
I read this in my late teens and never realized what an influence it had on my own poetry until recently. Replete with EYE imagery and Atwood's tradem ...more
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Jun 21, 2007
 
them (Wonderland Quartet, #3)
3.71
This may be my absolute favorite contemporary novel of all time, even though it has some missteps and shortcomings. I've never felt so involved in a b ...more
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Cat's Eye
3.90
Such a chilling example of the damage children can do (to each other). I've read this at least ten times, and gotten something different with each rea ...more
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Straight Man
4.02
A must-read for all current and potential academics. You'll never see yourself quite the same after reading it.
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Jun 21, 2007
 
The Man With the Golden Arm
3.92
Everyone from Chicago (and beyond) should be required to read this book.
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Crime and Punishment
4.15
Must read Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky translation!
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Celluloid Strangers
5.00
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Nov 07, 2011
 
Twenty Prose Poems
4.39
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Jul 18, 2007
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
4.06
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Dec 17, 2007
 
Swimming the Witch
4.59
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Jun 21, 2007
 
Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems
4.22
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Sep 11, 2007
 
Selected Poems
3.93
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Jun 21, 2007
 
The Teachers & Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms
4.18
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Jul 18, 2007
 
Invisible Cities
4.21
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Jul 16, 2007
 
The Collected Poems, Vol. 1: 1909-1939
4.19
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Jul 25, 2007
 
Collected Poetry & Prose
4.46
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Jun 22, 2007
 
The Best American Short Stories of the Century
4.13
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Jun 22, 2007
 
Names Above Houses
4.39
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Jun 21, 2007
 
The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems, 1974-1994
3.92
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Jul 03, 2007
 
The Portable Chekhov
4.26
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Jul 11, 2007
 
The Collected Poems, 1956-1998
4.51
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Jun 19, 2007
 
Writings on Art and Literature (Meridian)
3.82
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Jul 02, 2007
 
Autobiography of a Face
3.95
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Jun 21, 2007
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