Wednesday, October 24, 2007

 

You read it here first:
The Boston Red Sox
will win
the World Series

(The last thing
you want to give a team
that has been playing
way over its head
for a month
is a week off
to think….)

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Writing vs. editing vs. tenure

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An account of the conference
on
Christopher Okigbo

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Sargon Boulus,
Iraqi poet
& translator
of Pound, Williams, Shakespeare,
Duncan & Ginsberg,
has died

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Doris Lessing:
9/11 was
not that bad

& offers
a reading list

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The House of Anansi
celebrates
40 years
of independent publishing

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The business of poetry

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The horror of cheap books

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The
”Why Indie Bookstores Matter”
Tour

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This week’s
death-of-a-bookstore
tale
is of the last major indie
in the
Toledo metro

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The School of Quietude:
a literal perspective

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The latest in library services:
Dance Dance Revolution

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Libraries, content & copyright

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A new Pound bio

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The Fog Index

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A profile of
Sam Hunt

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The Governor General’s
shortlist

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Why you should read poetry

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Words To Be Looked At

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Stephen King:
why short stories suck

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Reviewer stops writing
about himself
long enough
to notice
two new books
of Canadian poetry

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Portrait
of a drop-in
writers’ workshop

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This poetry contest
sounds mawkish
until you realize
how it’s promoting
Scottish nationalism

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Poet of the Year

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The Christian right’s
”worst nightmare”:
Dumbledore & sex

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A Salmon Press
anthology

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Inside manga

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A reading group
in
Jackson Heights, NY
devoted to
the poetry of
India, Pakistan & Bangladesh

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Remembering
Kwesi Brew

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The slam scene
at
Palo Alto High

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A mixed review
of
Jean Sprackland

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War over
War and Peace

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Reading
Howard’s Baudelaire

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Maya Angelou
on
The Early Show

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Teacher faces charges
over reading list

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The son also rises

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Boston’s ICA
is a hit

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MassMOCA demonstrates
how not
to show contemporary art

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Baryshnikov
facing foreclosure

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NMFG?

(no money from the government)

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TMI
(too much information)

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Anita Allen
on
philosophy, law & race

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A profile
of the great song writer
Lee Hays

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Yesterday’s
number of visits
to this blog,
1,733,
surpassed
the previous record
by 74.

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