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Strike Anywhere

by Peter Dabbene

Provocative and profound but eminently readable, "Strike Anywhere" demonstrates a critic of high order, unrestrained. It’s great fun watching Lista play with matches. Michael Lista casts his discerning eye toward poetry, television,... Read More

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Flyboy 2

by Patty Comeau

Tate succeeds in luring the audience by narrating as much from the heart as from the head. Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader is an immersive, fluid, and genre-bending collection of commentary, essays, and exposition of the self, a beautiful... Read More

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In Our Own Hands

by Melissa Wuske

This is an invaluable, pioneering volume of scholarship on Deaf history and culture. In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History, 1780-1970, edited by Brian H. Greenwald and Joseph J. Murray, gives voice to nearly two centuries of struggle... Read More

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Dream Closet

by Matt Sutherland

Ah, the make-believe hideouts children create under beds, in closets and large cardboard boxes, etc.—tiny refuges for uninterrupted play, a secret rendezvous location to meet with imaginary playmates, or even a safe place to escape... Read More

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by Karl Helicher

Frank Soos points his lance at the windmills of the human condition and offers some solace. In "Unpleasantries", Frank Soos presents a self-consciously messy collection of essays—essays being, he says, a naturally messy form of... Read More

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by Lee Polevoi

The “perfume” of Sallie Tisdale’s work will be enticing to all readers enamored of the essay form. Sallie Tisdale has lately emerged as one of America’s foremost essayists, with work regularly appearing in Harper’s, the New... Read More

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