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Book Review

Words for Elephant Man

by Jennifer Fandel

Sir Frederick Treves, the London Hospital surgeon who studied the Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick (1862-1890), wrote of him, “I supposed that Merrick was imbecile and had been imbecile from birth.” The conviction was no doubt encouraged... Read More

Book Review

Jens Jensen

by Jennifer Fandel

Jens Jensen (1860-1951) is considered one of America’s most distinguished landscape architects, known for his contributions to both the prairie style of landscape architecture and the land conservation movement. Perhaps best remembered... Read More

Book Review

Farms with a Future

by Jennifer Fandel

As a farmer and sustainable agriculture consultant, Rebecca Thistlethwaite understands how important it is to share information about small farmers who have redefined success, finding ways to sustain their families, their communities,... Read More

Book Review

Ecothrifty

by Jennifer Fandel

“You are misinformed,” Deborah Niemann states early in the introduction to "Ecothrifty", countering the many time- and cost-related excuses people use to keep from doing what’s good for them and the planet. A homesteader and... Read More

Book Review

Park Songs

by Jennifer Fandel

David Budbill’s "Park Songs" is a collection of dramatic monologues, dialogues, and poetic choral pieces spoken by characters who frequent a city park. These people know each other, whether through intimate relationships or by simply... Read More

Book Review

The Rigid Body

by Jennifer Fandel

"The Rigid Body", Gabriel Spera’s second poetry collection, is a knockout fight against physical rigidity. While the rigid body signifies death in this collection, the poet does not limit his scope to only skin and bone, carrying... Read More

Book Review

The Exile's Papers

by Jennifer Fandel

How many variations can one person find in the sonnet, the poetic form made famous by Petrarch, Spenser, and Shakespeare for their particular tailoring of it to suit their designs? The Canadian poet Wayne Clifford has added himself to... Read More

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