Foreword Reviews

Books We've Reviewed from Boa Editions

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Sky Country

The Asian American experience is little known, comparatively, and that’s a shame on this country. Immigrants are the best of us. Introducing Christine Kitano—not that her... Read More

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Unlucky Lucky Days

The stories of "Unlucky Lucky Days" are the kind grown-up readers have probably forgotten how to enjoy. Part fable, part creation myth, these seventy-three whimsical tales by... Read More

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The Fortieth Day

In the first poem of Kazim Ali’s latest collection, "The Fortieth Day", God gives way to Lostness, and questions become more important than answers. The search for... Read More

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Broken Hallelujahs

In his 2002/2003 Frost Medal acceptance speech, Lawrence Ferlinghetti described three types of poetry, the last and most important being standing poetry, “the poetry of... Read More

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Probable Lives

This goofy book will please literati and iconoclasts alike, and should engage a sustained interest as well among those who merely like to read good poetry. In it, a fictional... Read More

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Desire Lines

Late at night, sitting in a greasy spoon, drinking bitter coffee, one eavesdrops on the conversation taking place in the next booth; the sardonic or exhausted tone expresses the... Read More

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Life Watch

Imagine that a human life might use as its sole metaphor a watch. Said watch becomes a symbol for the relationship of a boy with his fun, philandering father who sells watches... Read More

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Tell Me

Addonizio’s tough-girl persona winds through the late-night bars, the abusive relationships, the strip joints, cigarettes, and discarded clothing of Tell Me with an exquisite... Read More

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