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Kevin Kevin said: "Good selection or reprinted articles. Wolfe's foreword is part memorial to Clay Felker and part self-promotion for "Radical Chic" with a new line of apology, that of poking fun at "political correctness." "

 

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"My reference to sex indoctrination concerns the novel. I was merely summarizing the novel, not making a personal statement, so if you disagree, it's n...more "
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The Group by Mary McCarthy
The Group
by Mary McCarthy
read in January, 1991
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It's been about twenty years since I read the novel, but I found it interesting. The prose was journalistic and sometimes verbose but in hindsight, when you finish the novel, you realize that the book was employing the ordinary surface of life to "di...more
"Mothlike

Overshadowed by your more colorful cousins,
most of you have taken the unwanted night shift
when bloated bees doze frumpy in their honey hive
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A calendar of curses by Kevin T. McEneaney
A calendar of curses
by Kevin T. McEneaney
read in January, 1987
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Curse poems written as blank verse sonnets. The poems vacillate from satire to self-conscious self-parody. Vrey over-the top, a truly unique book, but on the rare book market it now fetches about a hundred dollars.
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Longing by Kevin T. McEneaney
Longing
by Kevin T. McEneaney
read in January, 1997
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Lyrical poems with sometimes oddball approach. The book has some strong love poems as well as an appreciation of the overlooked ordinary in life.
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Russell Banks by Kevin T. McEneaney
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A comprehensive evaluation and analysis of the greatest American writer sicne William Faulkner. Banks is a master of the skewed or somewhat unreliable narrator and I explain what goes on and what works or doesn't. Banks became the poetic novelist Alb...more
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Tom Wolfe's America by Kevin T. McEneaney
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The Darling by Russell Banks
The Darling
by Russell Banks
read in April, 2011
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Overly ambitious attempt to write a modern Madame Bovary. The central problem is that the main character's background doesn't jive with her conflicting baroque emotions and thoughts. A confessional picaresque that sometimes fails to connect with emot...more
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