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Divine Comedy by Ron Kolm
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Selected Poems by Denise Levertov
Selected Poems
by Denise Levertov
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The career of the late Denise Levertov was marked by an extraordinary fecundity of voice, subject, and expression. To read this slim but cannily assembled Selected Poems is to trace the half-century development of a poetic sensibility that was fearle ...more
Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer
Frances and Bernard
by Carlene Bauer
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This charming and accomplished epistolary novel marks the fiction debut of young Brooklyn writer Carlene Bauer, whose 2009 memoir Not That Kind of Girl was a thoughtful examination of growing up devoutly Christian. Frances and Bernard is a semi-roman ...more
Baseball by Nicholas Dawidoff
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The Library of America and editor Robert Dawidoff have done an excellent job in collecting the reportage, fiction, memoir, and poetry that make up Baseball: A Literary Anthology. Spanning the murky and convoluted origins of the game to the present hy ...more
Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing? by Leszek Kołakowski
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Professor Kolakowski has written a superb little book here, both dense and lucid, a kind of personal, idiosyncratic summary of the central ideas of 23 great philosophers from Socrates to Husserl. It's fairly dry, dealing tersely with a lot of demandi ...more
Heart's Needle by W.D. Snodgrass
Heart's Needle
by W.D. Snodgrass
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First published in 1960, W. D. Snodgrass's Heart's Needle is one of the finest single-volume collections of poetry I have ever read, a work of sustained verbal and conceptual intensity and remarkable consistency of vision and execution. The structure ...more
Fault Tree by Kathryn L. Pringle
Fault Tree
by Kathryn L. Pringle
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Well, my friend Ron Kolm hated this book, but I didn't think it was so bad. I showed it to Ron in the back room of Muldoon's Pub on East 43rd Street, and he showered it with disdain; he was incensed. Fault Tree is the work of a young Californian lang ...more
Death on the Installment Plan by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
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This astonishing work, a neglected classic of high modernism, was urged on me by my friend Ron Kolm -- always a reliable guide when it comes to Continental literature. It is not like any other book I have ever read. Massive, sprawling, obscene, bruta ...more
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