Book Review

Book Review


by on June 12, 2018

Litane, by Alejandro Tarrab Translation by Clare Sullivan Review by John Venegas   One of the holy grails in the study of physics is something called a unified field theory. In short, we have theories…

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by on May 24, 2018

Afterland, by Mai Der Vang Review by John Venegas The kind of art you never want to get used to is that which is both beautiful and covering a deeply unsettling truth. In part, this…

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When People Die

by on May 15, 2018

When People Die by Thomas Moore   Review by Michael Browne     Exciting indie imprint Kiddiepunk have long been a purveyor of fringe / esoteric media and literature. Home to Dennis Cooper’s .gif novels,…

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Orange Lady

by on May 1, 2018

Orange Lady, by Erika Ayón Review by Brian Dunlap How does a place look? How does it feel? How does it smell? Who lives there? What makes up the lives of the people who live there?…

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Calling A Wolf A Wolf

by on April 12, 2018

Calling a Wolf a Wolf, by Kaveh Akbar Review by John Venegas   It is a well worn cliche to ask where the time has gone. Our perception of time is a malleable reckoning of…

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by on April 5, 2018

Cadavers, by Néstor Perlongher Translated by Roberto Echavarren and Donald Wellman Review by Rosemarie Dombrowski   Cardboard House Press has a reputation for both finely crafted books and exquisite translations from the Spanish, not to mention…

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by on March 29, 2018

Abecedary, by Pablo Jofré Review by John Venegas   Is it too much to describe the act of writing as paradoxical? So often the transcription of words to the page is painted as an effort…

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I Love It Though

by on March 22, 2018

I Love It Though by Alli Warren Review by T.m. Lawson   Concern with humanity is thematic within I Love It Though, its tantalizing cover art of bright red paint and yarn knit intestines of…

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Hover the Bones

by on March 13, 2018

Hover the Bones, By Melisa Malvin-Middleton Review by Cody Deitz   Melisa Malvin-Middleton’s debut collection Hover the Bones, an installment in the Native Blossoms Chapbook Series, explores terrains of family and loss, where nothing is…

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Third-Millennium Heart

by on February 15, 2018

Third-Millennium Heart, by Ursula Andkjaer Olsen Translated by Katrine Ogaard Jensen   To put it simply and get right to it, Third-Millennium Heart by Ursula Andkjaer Olsen is one of the most human things I…

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