Tuesday, December 15, 2009

 

Photo by Ben Friedlander

Pierre Joris on Ken Irby

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Annie Finch:
“Chaos in 14 Lines”

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Laughing at the funny parts

Not a lot of laughs
in Carol Ann Duffy

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Herta Mueller’s Nobel address

What inspired Mueller

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Jerome Rothenberg
on poets in society

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New American Poets:
Joseph Massey

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Marjorie Perloff:
Reading from Vienna Paradiox;
Talking with Charles Bernstein;
Talking some more
with Bernstein

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What Bolaño read

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Enid Starkie on Paul Verlaine

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Once again,
The Best American Poetry
deserves to be called
The Geezers Guide
with contributors averaging 55 years of age
(there has not been a volume
with an average age under 50
since 1997)

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Remembering Lenore Kandel

Romana Swartz,
a big Rumanian monster beauty”

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New American Poets:
Katie Degentesh

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Juliana Spahr
at Kelly Writers House,
November 2009

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The notebooks of William Blake

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Alan Golding:
“Charles Bernstein
and Professional Avant-Gardism”

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Jean Day in Portuguese

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Helen Vendler on
John Ashbery’s Planisphere

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Remembering Richard Brautigan

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Remembering Harold Norse

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Translate This Book!

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New American Poets:
David Lau

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Elliot Bay Books is moving

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The 36th annual
New Years Day Marathon @ St. Marks
offers 133 of your fave poets,
with others TBA

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Lethem, Doctorow
& a new kind of apocalypse

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New American Poets:
Jennifer Chang

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Close reading Robert Grenier

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“I dream I met William Burroughs

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A bridge for Beckett

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Tao Lin on Thomas Bernhard

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A bookstore where
On the Road
is the all-time best-selling title
(and it’s not City Lights)

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25 Important Poetry Books of the 00s

No Tell
is running multiple top poetry lists

2009 Award Winners & Critics’ Picks

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New American Poets:
Zach Savich

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The novelist
who screwed his lover

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When Lorca met Neruda
(reg. req.)

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Darwish’s revenants

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On the essays of John Olson

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FitzGerald’s Rubiyat is 150

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Talking with Vasyl Makhno

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Dan’s Sestina Self-Study:
The Pie Chart

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Killing Keats

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Poetic atheism

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Rafael Zepeda’s Tao Driver

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William Gass’ “Splendid Idea”

Success
is just another form of failure”

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David Foster Wallace:
“All That”

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Talking with Jimmy Santiago Baca

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The ultimate poetry slam:
William Shatner vs. Sarah Palin

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Alphabet updated
with 15 exciting new
replacement letters

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Gulliver, the jungle gym

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New American Poets:
Meghan O’Rourke

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Oxford Professor of Poetry
will be decided by
online voting

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Talking with Fred Marchant

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In the Lilly’s Rare Book Room

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Kim Jong-Gil’s Among the Flowering Reeds

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Talking with Thomas Lynch

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Spain honors
Haruki Murakami

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Sherman Alexie is taking some risks

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James Galvin’s As Is

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New American Poets:
Fred Moten

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John McPhee:
“unadulterate gin”

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At home with Frieda Hughes

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Great moments in typesetting

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40% discounts
on Alabama’s
newest poetics titles

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Inventing Literary Modernism
at the Outbreak
of the Great War

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Dead mules & southern lit

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New American Poets:
Anna Moschovakis

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Anis Shivani's
published his
“10 best books of the decade”
list on Huffington Post,
plus the list for 2009

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Salon’s best of ’09 list

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Faber & Faber’s
80th anniversary collection

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People who write letters

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Getting editors to read poetry
in a recession

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Fighting ghosties

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New American Poets:
Jennifer Kronovet

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Talking with Emily Van Duyne

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DeLillo & Auster
turn up on
this “worst books of the decade” list

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New American Poets:
Aracelis Girmay

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beautiful language
with a sense of loss and disappointment”

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Yeats in Ulysses

The Joyce Agenda:
Itō Sei & the Stream of Consciousness

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What inspires writers:
52 sets of suggestions
from hot tea & baths
to Lucinda Childs’ work
with Sol Lewitt & Philip Glass

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New American Poets:
Jericho Brown

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William H. Gass
on his favorite book of 2009

The Pleasure of Ruins

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Remembering J.G. Ballard

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Talking with Kristin Naca

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New American Poets:
Carmen Giménez Smith

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Proust, Woolf & Modern Fiction

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“Last Day on Planet Earth

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Recordings from this year’s
Academy of American Poets
award recipients
(Jean Valentine, Harryette Mullen,
Linda Gregg, Jennifer K. Sweeney
& J. Michael Martinez),
plus a gateway to its audio archive

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New American Poets:
Chris Martin

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Why Richard Kostelanetz, Kenny Goldsmith,
Henri Peyre & T.S. Eliot

are really the same person

Genealogical Fantasies:
T.S. Eliot & the Limits
of Intellectual Biography

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New American Poets:
Arda Collins

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Odes to the Chief

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The haunts of Patricia Highsmith

Plus her “raging libido

a horrible human being

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New American Poets:
The Brothers Dickman,
Matthew & Michael

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The poetry of Henri Cole

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Talking with Orhan Pamuk

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Yusef Komunyukayaa
headlines in Trenton, NJ

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Kurdish poet Kajal Ahmad

A bi-lingual podcast

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Women & the short story

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Editor & Publisher
and
Kirkus Reviews
shut down!

TJ Sullivan
on the loss of E&P

A spectrum of reaction

The end of Kirkus
brings “anguish and relief”

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You wanted to work in a bookstore?

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Publishing conglomerates
develop alternative to Kindle

An audience of 144 million?

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The Nook:
“slower than an anesthetized slug in winter”

The Nook needs some work”

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Legal battles over e-book rights
to older titles

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An iPhone app
with 2,222 short stories
with an introductory price of
99¢

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Publishers delay e-book releases

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Publishers protest
e-books for the blind

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The Not-Hulu of digital mags

20 Tweetable Truths about Magazines

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Skxawng!

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Scholarly writing & how to get it done!

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The poetry of Al Gore

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Talking with Per Petterson

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British laws on libel liable to change

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Activists are like poets, Heaney says

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A poem by Harold Monro

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Ron Hansen on Raymond Carver

Brad Gooch on Carver

Good Ray and Bad Ray

Carver & the Captain

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Eamon Grennan’s Matter of Fact:
“an utter slog”

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The Book Group

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Talking with Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

“Sometimes a Small Redemption

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Lit orgs that got NEA grants

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Ethnicity & young adult book jackets

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Poetry blogs that matter

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Larry McMurtry’s slipshod delight

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Scythe, the cutting edge

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The problem with poetry

Poetry Speaks

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like having a degree in failure

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Denis Johnson’s Jesus’ Son

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Best poet of 2009

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Over 14,700 jobs disappeared
in US newspapers in 2009

Half the journalists in jail
work online

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Cate Blanchett as Blanche DuBois

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25 films by Akira Kurosawa

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Jung’s Red Book

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Who sez
the art market’s dead?

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BNE

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David Buuck’s
audio guide

for an art show in the dark

2nd version
performed by Cassandra Smith

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Thomas Hoving is dead

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Arts bosses go back to school

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Two black books

An inspired exhibition in Harlem

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Schjeldahl’s Gorky

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Richard Wright wins the Turner Prize

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11 best museum shows of 2009

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Basquiat in Miami

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Elaine de Kooning on Mark Rothko

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Warhol – the musical

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Memoirs of Pop

Arthur Danto:
“The Window at Bonwit’s”

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Hockney’s return

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Bob Dylan, the comic

Little Drummer Boy

When Bob Dylan met John Lennon

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From
Time and Anthony Braxton

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Putting The Prelude to music

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Adding jazz to the Beats

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“a definitive narrative biography
of the greatest jazz musician
of the 20th century”

“This is Louis, Dolly”

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Zach Barocas of Jawbox
quotes William Carlos Williams’ “Seafarer
on Jimmy Fallon’s TV show

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Jack Rose has died

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The Jazz Loft project

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The Clancy Brothers,
together again

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Where digital music is heading
& why 2009 sucked

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The Patti Smith story

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Lady Gaga, feminist?

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Langston Hughes & jazz

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Best Jazz Albums of 2009

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Swimming to Spalding

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Networking:
The Net as Artwork
(reg. req.)

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Militant Modernism
(reg. req.)

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A spectre is haunting remainder bins

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Robert Service’s Trotsky

The school of historical falsification

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Philosophy & the leisure class

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Talking with Martha Nussbaum

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Time’s
top ten of everything lists

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The first,
& perhaps only,
sensible article on Tiger Woods

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The Future of the Human
(reg. req.)

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Amy King:
Gay may not be the new black, but…

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Tom Raworth’s Christmas card

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