An Interview with Simone Fattal of The Post-Apollo Press
The robust eclecticism of Foley's essays are united by a sense of urgent questioning regarding human consciousness, alienation, spoken versus written media, and, most importantly, "the despised and neglected art of poetry."
Katchor's most recent offering is a book containing collected Knipl strips, and a new 24-page story entitled, "The Beauty Supply District."
PAMELA: A NOVEL
Pamela Lu's experimental novel takes everything it encounters, including its own rules and machinery of operation, as material for thinking, and pushes each thought as far as it can go.
AN EARLY VERSION OF THE GREAT GATSBY
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The resurrected early version of the classic Fitzgerald novel, The Great Gatsby.
THE NIGHT LISTENER
Nearly a decade after he abandoned his legion of fans, Armistead Maupin returns to his readers offering a laurel leaf entitled The Night Listener.
LeGuin's new novel exhibits the strengths that are nearly always associated with any of her work: the taut, lucid prose, the exploration of cogent archetypes, the assurance of tone and pace.
The 26 symbols of our modern English alphabet, which are so deeply ingrained in our collective consciousness beginning with our recitation of the ABC's in childhood, serve as the backbone for the formal experiments of Paul Vangelisti's Alphabets.
Robert Pinsky's sixth poetry collection is not a disappointment to his readers. The book contains a number of apt, solid, and vivid poems, precisely what should be expected from a writer who up to this point has successfully welded tacit autobiography and restrained discursiveness.
BY A THREAD
In this first collection of thirty-two poems, Molly Tenenbaum illustrates the mastery of poetic eye and delicate fingertip of imagination.
Mary Rising Higgins
Mary Rising Higgins's first full-length collection, plays a straight-faced game with time and space and "her" place in them. Churning with the regal but violent machinations of a belltower, oclock is a meticulously controlled random-text, a jarring but rewarding read.
REFLECTING ON VESTIGE IN PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC
In Luminous Debris, expatriate American poet and novelist Gustaf Sobin sifts the remnants of the past for the "mirroring images they might provide" to the present.
JOHN CAGE: WRITER
edited by Richard Kostelanetz
Selected writings by infamous composer John Cage on everything from the politics behind his music to James Joyce.
MY MOTHER, MY FATHER, MYSELF
C. K. Williams
Moving memoir in which poet C.K. Williams struggles to come to terms with the death of his father.
BREAK EVERY RULE
ESSAYS ON LANGUAGE, LONGING, & MOMENTS OF DESIRE
Smart, witty, filled with risk and velocity, Break Every Rule poses questions intended to loosen the straps that limit our writing and reading.
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