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You Do Not Need Another Self-Help Book

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Debut poetry collection from novelist and current Canterbury Laureate.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published March 8th 2012 by Pindrop Press
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According to Goodreads I've been dipping into this book for five years – but today I sat spring sun and finished it. I don't read a great deal of modern poetry, and sometimes it's the humour that puts me off. But I find a lot to like in Salway's collection. Her innate storytelling ability comes through, and many of the poems seem to have a coherent point – but working closely to craft beautiful language is never lost. Quite a few poems stood out and asked me to reread them multiple times – but m ...more
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Sarah Salway is a poet, novelist and journalist.

She is the author of three novels, including Something Beginning With, and the poetry collection, You Do Not Need Another Self-Help Book. She is currently the Canterbury Laureate and the Chair of the Kent & Sussex Poetry Society.