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The Desires of Mothers to Please Others in Letters
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The Desires of Mothers to Please Others in Letters

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Introduction by Laynie Browne. A reissue of Bernadette Mayer's classic fugitive intergenre text. Endlessly inclusive, THE DESIRES OF MOTHERS TO PLEASE OTHERS IN LETTERS, first published in 1994 and long out of print, evokes ...

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Decoherent the Wing'ed
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Decoherent the Wing'ed

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Poetry. Quantum physics meets fable in this one-act tragicomedy by Elizabeth Zuba, her first full-length book of poetry. A balanced infusion of fairy-tale whimsy and the dense science of the very small, DECOHERENT delivers a haunting vision of madca...

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P R A C T I C E
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P R A C T I C E

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Poetry. "Dear reader: practice opening this book, practice turning its pages, practice reading these words and returning to them, and practice these practices repeatedly. Laynie Browne has written a wondrous guide book that doesn't show us where we ...

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This Fatal Looking Glass
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This Fatal Looking Glass

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Poetry. Fiction. "A man in his forties is walking along the embankment of the river Thames. He has recently abandoned his marriage and has thus imperilled his care and responsibility for his son whom he loves. He now does not know if he is experienc...

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If Reality Doesn't Work Out
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If Reality Doesn't Work Out

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Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. "In this long poem of poems, each poem page reads as if it could be the last. IF REALITY represents the end of the world (the end of politics the end of love the end of the poet) in its middle. It is the poem I have w...

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The Worldkillers
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The Worldkillers

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Poetry. "Poem. Novel. Essay. Here is a literary triptych whose panels swing from one another unfettered by geometry in wide and wild arcs. But there are hinges. Think of the upkeep of the minotaur at the center of what can only be the labyrinthine m...

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The Longest Total Solar Eclipse of the Century
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The Longest Total Solar Eclipse of the Century

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Poetry. "THE LONGEST TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE OF THE CENTURY continues Catherine Meng's experiments along the radiant edge of how-we-live-now. The book is, among many things, an examination of habit, the daily round of life and language that dulls us to ...

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W-/M-
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W-/M-

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Poetry. "In this pair of wry, dark, brilliant books, we hear tell of domestic partnerships with a shifting array of W and M. Women and Men? Names multiply, genders reverse, and those initials, flipped, transform into one another. I suspect M could r...

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A Cruel Nirvana
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A Cruel Nirvana

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Poetry. A CRUEL NIRVANA both is and is not a new Jerome Rothenberg collection. In other words, almost everything in this collection has been published before. Each of the three major sections (Narratives and Real Theater Pieces, The Notebooks, and C...

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The Treatment of Monuments
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The Treatment of Monuments

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Poetry. THE TREATMENT OF MONUMENTS collects four long poems written in varying styles. The first poem in the book, "Relative Heat Index," is a serial poem in twenty-three parts that attempts to capture the personal and political climate of the Unite...

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