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Song for Anninho

by Jennifer Sperry

Sometimes casting itself up among the clouds, sometimes caught in terse humidity, this long poem, a love song, rises and falls in “raw time.” With grace and clear vision, Jones moves effortlessly between the spiritual and the... Read More

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Eudora Welty

by Jennifer Sperry

On the occasion of the great Southern author Eudora Welty’s ninetieth birthday, this collection of essays, letters and poems is a testament to the written word. Contributors include more than twenty renowned authors, editors and close... Read More

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Sugar Land

by Jennifer Sperry

In her second novel, Houstonian Rodgers serves up a humorous and touching modern day fairy tale about two sisters trying to reclaim their lives. As young girls singing the blues in hot gold lamé, Kitty and Kiki Smithers were raised in... Read More

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Feeling as a Foreign Language

by Jennifer Sperry

In this meaty, laudable collection of essays, Alice Fulton constructs a rich and multi-faceted investigation into some of the most fundamental and thus far neglected topics in post modern/twenty-first-century reading, writing and... Read More

Book Review

The Skinny On Fat

by Jennifer Sperry

“The incidence of obesity in the United States had held steady at about 14 percent of the population since 1960 … between 1981 and 1991, it shot up to a quarter of Americans.” From Weight Watchers to Slimfast, Thigh Master to... Read More

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Masks

by Jennifer Sperry

In her first collection, Robson offers dozens of singular, beautifully crafted poems that join hands to form a strong, well-forged ring. A professor at the City University of New York School of Law, Robson has published numerous articles... Read More

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Dawn

by Jennifer Sperry

From one of the great American novelists of the early twentieth century comes an autobiography written with tremendous frankness and introspection. Theodore Dreiser, author of such classics as Sister Carrie and[/i] An American... Read More

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