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Japanese Death Poems by Yoel Hoffmann
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From one tanka lover to another: check out the Kokinshu with Wixted et al. The translations are very appropriate for the form.
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The Copyeditor's Handbook by Amy Einsohn
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Half the people on the major freelance editing and writing circuit have desktop published their own books (which they'll happily sell you--in PDF format), and not one that I've read is worth a yard-sale price. Einsohn's book, on the other hand, reall ...more
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A Question of Gravity and Light by Blas Falconer
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Here, Bullet by Brian Turner
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Very interesting subject matter. The book portrays the Iraq war garishly enough that you almost don't notice that many of his poems aren't quite finished. Still, I finished the book and enjoyed it--worth the read, but memorable for reasons other than ...more
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Best Words, Best Order by Stephen Dobyns
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Horizon Note by Robin Behn
Horizon Note
by Robin Behn
read in December, 2007
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Disappointing.
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The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer by John Meade Haines
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Very unpretentious writing.

I like Haine's incorporation of the natural world into his writing. It is what nature really is: brutal and beautiful.

Some of the poetry is a little flat, but most is taut.
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Poems from Ish River Country by Robert Sund
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To be fair, I didn’t finish the book—I finished the first half and skimmed through the rest. I can see why people enjoy his poetry: it isn’t highbrow, and it’s always fun to read a poet of the region (when I know the region).

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The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
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NPR interviewed this book's author and contrasted against the author of this book's antithesis. I'm sure the interview is still available on NPR's web
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Why Not to Write on goodreads. (Poetry)
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