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Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers & Fatherhood Edited by Stephanie G’Schwind The Center for Literary Publishing, May 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1885635358 $19.95; 256pp. Reviewed by B.J. Hollars   If ...

Book Review: Man in the Moon edited by Stephanie G’Schwind

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Nonfiction

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  The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards Poems by Rachel Mennies ISBN-13: 978-0896728547 Texas Tech University Press, March 2014 $21.95; 88 pp. Reviewed by Doug Ramspeck   In this accomplished ...

Book Review: The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards by Rachel Mennies

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BJ Hollars’ latest book, Dispatches from the Drownings: Reporting the Fiction of Nonfiction (University of New Mexico Press, 2014), is unlike anything else you will read this year. Part archival deep-dive, part photography ...

Interview: BJ Hollars, Author of Dispatches from the Drownings

Editor Blog, Fiction, Interviews, Nonfiction

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The Empathy Exams Essays by Leslie Jamison Graywolf, April 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1555976712 $15.00; 226pp. Reviewed by B.J. Hollars   Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, Leslie Jamison’s The ...

Book Review: The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Nonfiction

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Broom Broom Poems by Brecken Hancock Coach House Books, April 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1552452882 $17.95; 69pp. Reviewed by Michael Luke Benedetto   Brecken Hancock’s debut book of poetry Broom Broom is ...

Book Review: Broom Broom by Brecken Hancock

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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  The Dream of the Great American Novel Nonfiction by Lawrence Buell Belknap Press, February 2014 ISBN-13: 978-0674051157 $39.95; 584pp. Reviewed by Clinton Peters   It's hard to encapsulate a ...

Book Review: The Dream of the Great American Novel by Lawrence Buell

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Nonfiction

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  The Other Side A Memoir by Lacy M. Johnson Tin House Books, July 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1935639831 $15.95; 232pp. Reviewed by Louise Krug Lacy M. Johnson’s extraordinary memoir The Other Side is an account ...

Book Review: The Other Side by Lacy M. Johnson

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Nonfiction

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The Year of the Rooster Poems by Noah Eli Gordon Ahsahta Press, May 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1934103401 $18; 144pp. Reviewed by Alyse Bensel   Noah Eli Gordon takes the epic narrative and runs with it in through ...

Book Review: The Year of the Rooster by Noah Eli Gordon

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Poetry

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O, Democracy! A Novel by Kathleen Rooney Fifth Star Press, April 2014 $24; 416pp. ISBN-13: 978-0984651092 Reviewed by Michelle Chan Brown O, Democracy! challenges in the best way. Intelligently plotted, ...

Book Review: O, Democracy! by Kathleen Rooney

Book Reviews, Editor Blog, Fiction