Book Reviews

Global Conversations

Of Gentle Wolves, an Anthology of Romanian Poetry Translated and edited by Martin Woodside Calypso Editions, 2011, 68 pages, soft cover, $12 Reviewer, Liana Andreasen In the bilingual collection Of Gentle Wolves, Martin Woodside...

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Varieties of Transgression

Taipei Tao Lin 248 pp. Vintage Contemporaries, 2013. Paper, $14.95 Reviewed by Tom Andes   Tampa Alissa Nutting 272 pp. Ecco, 2013. Paper, $25.99 Reviewed by Tom Andes   With a pair of edgy debuts on large houses,...

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Reading in Retrospect

Sonnets to the Humans T. Zachary Cotler Ahsahta Press, 2013 Poetry, $18.00 Reviewed by Jeremy Allan Hawkins   If there’s anything that a poem is, it is a calling back to what came before, and we don’t need to fully admit...

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Raw Confession

The Cost of Living By Rob Roberge OV Books, 2013 $14.40, 285 pp Reviewed by Mike Hampton Rob Roberge is the author of the short story collection Working Backwards from the Worst Point in My Life, and the novels More Than They...

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The AR Reading List

An ongoing assortment of books by contributors, staff, and books we've featured in reviews.