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Bloom and Laceration by Ralph Black
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Black is an awesomely talented poet. I was moved by the way he combines highly realistic observations about both the human and natural worlds with flights of surreal imagination- all in language that soars and sings without sounding strained. Highly ...more
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Ada and the Engine by Lauren Gunderson
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Gunderson is a marvelous writer, and this is probably the best of the half dozen or so plays of hers that I have read or seen. It reminds me of Stoppard's Arcadia in the way it creatively dramatizes the connection between the life of the mind and the ...more
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The History of Our Vagrancies by Jason Irwin
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Exceptionally powerful poetry. Takes an unflinching look at the limitations we all face (to one extent or another) and still manages to find humor and hope. These poems find the universal through the intensely personal.
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A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath
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Hnath uses Ibsen's play as a springboard for a complex dramatic examination of what it means to be with other people, particularly within a marriage. Each of the four characters gets their say and (for me, at least), there is no clear winner. Instead ...more
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Ada and the Engine by Lauren Gunderson
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Gunderson is a marvelous writer, and this is probably the best of the half dozen or so plays of hers that I have read or seen. It reminds me of Stoppard's Arcadia in the way it creatively dramatizes the connection between the life of the mind and the ...more
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The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
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Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe by Lori Jakiela
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Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe by Lori Jakiela
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As an adoptive parent, I found this book very eye opening as it helps me understand the questions and uncertainties that adopted children face, even (or especially) as adults. Very effectively written as a mosaic of thoughts, images, incidents, etc. ...more
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