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Burning Down the House: Selected Poems from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's National Poetry Slam Champions

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In the summer of 1998 they took the belt at the National Poetry Slam, the first team from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. These five New York poets stand at the vanguard of the slam movement, with verse that is passionate, tight, political and lucid.
Paperback, 186 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Soft Skull Press
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Jan 18, 2009 rated it did not like it
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Disappointing. The content is good but how it is presented is not. Even the best meal served on a pile of crap is not going to be appetizing. Read my full review here:

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Aug 09, 2012 rated it liked it
I found myself reading this book out loud in my best slam poet voice. I had fun with this one.
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