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March/April 2002
[Volume 23, Issue 3]

Pomo's Wake II

Excerpted from this issue:

The Book of the Dead
Trey Strecker reviews Requiem by Curtis White

American Decadent
David Tully reviews Now Dig This edited by Nile Southern and Josh Alan Friedman

Midlife Regret
Matthew Brennan reviews Interrogations at Noon by Dana Gioia

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Table of Contents

FOCUS: Pomo's Wake II

The Book of the Dead


Trey Strecker reviews Requiem by Curtis White

Barth's Ending
R.M. Berry reviews Coming Soon!!! by John Barth

Who Was That Masked Man?
Doug Nufer reviews Gold Fools by Gilbert Sorrentino

Time's Arrow
Robert L. McLaughlin reviews The Complexities of Intimacy by Mary Caponegro

Strange Loops
Jeffery R. Di Leo reviews Aunt Rachel's Fur by Raymond Federman

Things to Do in Toledo When You're Dead

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Sarah Robbins reviews High Drama in Fabulous Toledo by Lily James

Killer Mom
Alain Arias-Misson reviews Loverboy by Victoria Redel

Delusions of Reference
Nancy Kline reviews The Muse Asylum by David Czuchlewski

FEATURE: Artistic Responses to 9/11

Essay: Literature 9/11: Internet Responses
Rochelle Ratner

Essay: After Silence
Evan Hause

Essay: Taking Back the City through Pictures
Corinne Robins

FEATURE: First Poetry Collections

Landscape of Images
David Roderick reviews Uncertain Grace by Rebecca Liv Wee

Witnessing
Laurel Blossom reviews One Red Eye by Kirsten Dierking

FEATURE: Can You Dig It?

The Hip Messiah
R Blank reviews dig infinity! by Oliver Trager

American Decadent
David Tully reviews Now Dig This edited by Nile Southern and Josh Alan Friedman

National Poetry Month Supplement

Midlife Regret
Matthew Brennan reviews Interrogations at Noon by Dana Gioia

Hell on Earth
George Held reviews Life on Earth by Frederick Seidel

Underexplored Landscape
Benjamin Ivry reviews The Extraordinary Tide edited by Susan Aizenberg, Erin Belieu, and Jeremy Countryman

Under the Force of Inspiriation
Shawn Aron Vandor reviews Collected Poems, 1951-1971 by A.R. Ammons

Unsettled Heartland
Dale Smith reviews Studies by Kenneth Irby

Male Secret-Sharing
Sherine Elise Gilmour reviews Among Women by Jason Shinder

The Persistence of the Obvious
Fredric J. Villano reviews Capt's Dreaming Chair by Eddie Bell and Enemies of Time by Donald Lev

Expect the Unexpected
Jaclyn Piudik reviews The Street of Clocks by Thomas Lux

Lyric Narratives
J.P. White reviews June-tree by Peter Balakian

 

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BOOK REVIEWS:

But Not for Me
Bill Tremblay reviews Beerspit Night and Cursing edited by Steven Moore

As Foolish as Words
Timothy Melley reviews The Left-Handed Marriage by Leigh Buchanan Biene

Holy Fool
Diana Saluri Russo reviews Ignatius Rising by René Pol Nevils and Deborah George Hardy

The Way the President Speaks
David Cogswell reviews The Bush Dyslexicon by Mark Crispin Miller

Instead of a Memoir
Stephen Watson reviews Milosz's ABC's by Czeslaw Milosz

The Limits of Knowing
Carole Burns reviews Talking in the Dark by Laura Glen Louis

Ozark-Noir
Mark Luce reviews The Death of Sweet Mister by Daniel Woodrell

Pro Patria Mori
Michael R. Dedrick reviews Home to War by Gerald Nicosia

A Brick of a Book
Richard Kostelanetz reviews Manifesto edited by Mary Ann Caws

Invisible Boundaries
Toshifumi Miyawaki reviews Underground and Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

"Putting My Times between Quotation Marks"
Bob Blaisdell reviews The Forty-Nine Steps and Literature and the Gods by Roberto Calasso

You Can't Go Home Again
Elaine Margolin reviews The Author of Himself by Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Finding Tasmania
Kevin Finucane reviews Death of a River Guide by Richard Flanagan

Beat Memories
Regina Weinreich reviews Recollections of My Life as a Woman by Diane di Prima

Tourist with a Typewriter
Eric Miles Williamson reviews Sentimental, Heartbroken Rednecks by Greg Bottoms

 

DEPARTMENTS:

Rants and Raves
Letters to the Editor

Essay: Müller Mania Plus Mudville
Arthur Sainer

From the Backlist
Robert Long reviews Winter Morning Walks by Ted Kooser

 

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