Grant Matthew Jenkins

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Mar. 5 Book Signing in OKC

Hi everybody, my next book signing event will be Thursday, March 5th at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City. MC’d by OKC’s own Timothy Bradford, the evening will feature me reading from the book, answering questions from the audience, and then signing copies.

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Located at 50 Penn Place, OKC

I hope you can join us for an evening of fun and discussion of topics ranging from the scandals o

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The Baudelaire Fractal by Lisa Robertson
"“There was never a room that could hold my anger and so I went to the infinity of the phrase. Obviously it wasn’t simple like that. Anger was my complicated grace.”

“The sexuality of sentences: Reader, I weep in it.”

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"A tough book to try and put into words, I haven't read anything quite like it before. It was poetic, eccentric, and enticing.

Poet Hazel Brown wakes up in a stange hotel room to discover that she has written the complete works of the french poet Charl" Read more of this review »
The Baudelaire Fractal by Lisa Robertson
"Lisa Robertson, like Bolaño, Myles, or Carson before her, is a middle-aged poet of some repute who is reaching her apotheosis by finally writing a novel with the precision of verse and acuity of deeply felt experience.

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This analysis of the direction George Bush is taking this country--written by a long-time Republican commentator--is eye-opening to say the least. If you think creating a country of SUV-driving Jesus-freaks is the worst of it, just read this book. Ac ...more
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message 1: by Melanie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 11:39AM)

Melanie Logan I thought you were working today. :)


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