Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Luskville Reductions: another fine work from Monty Reid

Monty Reid. The Luskville Reductions (Brick Books 2008). Good poetry doesn’t age, so reading The Luskville Reductions now, admittedly a little late, I find it to be a superb serial poem, each page a single (anti-)lyric cry, but the whole … Continue reading

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Sarah Thornton’s sharp as a knife ethnography of the high end art world

Sarah Thornton. Seven Days in the Art World (Norton 2008). Sarah Thornton introduces her exhilarating, expansive, & often disheartening ethnographic look at the art world of the early 21st century by telling readers that it ‘is a time capsule of … Continue reading

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P.C. Hodgell’s (l)on(g)-going epic fantasy

P.C. Hodgell. Godstalk (Atheneum 1982). P.C. Hodgell. Dark of the Moon (Atheneum 1985). P.C. Hodgell. Seeker’s Mask (Meisha Merlin 2000). P.C. Hodgell. To Ride a Rathorn (Meisha Merlin 2006). P.C. Hodgell. Bound in Blood (Baen Books 2010). I recently found … Continue reading

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