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September/October 2004
Volume 25, Issue 6

Political Books


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Contents

Focus: Political Books
Introduction: Political Books
John K. Wilson

Weapons of Mass Deception
Philip Green reviews The Book on Bush:
How George W. (Mis)leads America edited by
Eric Alterman and Mark Green

Mountain “W”
Kevin Canfield reviews Mountain R by Jacques Jouet

Another Language
Iliana Pagán Teitelbaum reviews Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Carib- bean edited by Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez

The Literature of Outrage
Andrew Ervin reviews Politically Inspired: Fiction for Our Time
edited by Stephen Elliott

Fragile Freedom
Kari Lydersen reviews Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy by Julia Preston and Samuel Dillon

Finding Peace
Gabriel Gudding reviews Run toward Fear: New Poems and a
Poet’s Handbook by Haki R. Madhubuti

Blowin’ in the Wind
John K. Wilson reviews Lost Liberties: Ashcroft and the Assault on Personal Freedom edited by Cynthia Brown

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Feature: Biographies of Place

In the Middle of Somewhere
Thomas Haley reviews In the Middle of the Middle West: Literary Nonfiction from the Heartland edited by Becky Bradway

Walden Ponderously
Bob Blaisdell reviews Walden Pond: A History by
W. Barksdale Maynard

Feature: First Fictions

If You Really Want to Know...
Lori O’Dea reviews Since You Ask by
Louise Wareham

Poetic Proles
Rob Morris reviews Sea Dogs by John Bensko

Feature: Posthumous Collections

Devastating Diminuendos
Robert Long reviews Search Party: Collected Poems by William Matthews

Heeding the Music
Jamey Hecht reviews Complete Poems by Basil Bunting

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Book Reviews

In the Clearing Robert Buttel reviews The Owner of the House: New Collected Poems 1940–2001 by Louis Simpson

Culture Clash Ron Singer reviews GraceLand by Chris Abani

In Praise of Folly Thomas C. Foster reviews At War by Flann O’Brien

Another, and Truer, Way Kreg Hasegawa reviews Private Lemonade by John Godfrey

The New American Paranoia John Freeman reviews Project X and Love and Hydrogen: New and Selected Stories by Jim Shepard

Unheimlich Maneuvers Benjamin Ivry reviews Little Savage by Emily Fragos

In between Fugues Trace Reddell reviews Connected, or What It Means to Live in the Network Society by Steven Shaviro

The Puritan of Words Thomas F. Dillingham reviews Blindsight and Love, like Pronouns by Rosmarie Waldrop
The Back Talk of the Dead Catherine Daly reviews Trouble in Mind by Lucie Brock-Broido

Thinking of Something Else Thomas Fink reviews BlipSoak01 by Tan Lin

Chinese Boxes Dennis Barone reviews Oracle Night by Paul Auster

No Ideas, Just Things Garth Greenwell reviews Jetty and Other Poems by Talvikki Ansel

Transcreating Tagore Mike Chasar and Sucheta Mallick review The Lover of God by Rabindranath Tagore

Departments

ABR: The Year in Review
Index to Volume 25


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