September 29, 2010

Rhetorical Inquiries Only

Has it really been 30 years? 

  

Pictures of our 30th anniversary party. Thank you for coming if you came. Sorry we missed you if you didn't. See you in another 30.  Just touch the picture for more.

 

 

 

June 13, 2009

Bill Berkson at Bridge Street this Sunday 6/14!

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THE EDGE READING SERIES
at BRIDGE STREET BOOKS presents

Sunday, June 14th, at 7 PM

BILL BERKSON

Please join us for a reading to celebrate his latest book, Portrait and Dream: New & Selected Poems.

Bill Berkson was born in New York in 1939. A poet, critic, teacher, and sometime curator, he moved to Northern California in 1970 and during the next decade edited a series of little magazines and books under the Big Sky imprint. From 1984 to 2008 he was a professor of Liberal Arts at the San Francisco Art Institute. He is a corresponding editor for Art in America and has contributed reviews and essays to such other journals as Aperture, Artforum, Works on Paper and Modern Painters. His recent books of poetry include Gloria (in a deluxe limited edition with etchings by Alex Katz), Our Friends Will Pass Among You Silently, and Goods and Services. Other books include a collection of his criticism, The Sweet Singer of Modernism & Other Art Writings: 1985-2003; Sudden Address: Selected lectures 1981-2006; an epistolary collaboration with Bernadette Mayer entitled What’s Your Idea of a Good Time?: Interviews & Letters 1977-1985. His Portrait and Dream: New & Selected Poems appeared form Coffee House Press in April 2009. Berkson was the 2006 Distinguished Mellon Fellow at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and received the 2008 Goldie for Literature from the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He now lives in New York and San Francisco.

December 02, 2008

Sycamore & Fink Tuesday Dec 2nd, 7 PM

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Please join us Tues 12/2 @ 7 PM for

A Reading & Book Party

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Jennifer Fink


"Sycamore kicks mainstream literature in the teeth."
—San Francisco Bay Guardian

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's exhilarating new novel is about struggling to find hope in the ruins of everyday San Francisco—battling roaches, Bikram Yoga, chronically bad sex, NPR, internet cruising, tweakers, the cops, $100 bills, chronic pain, the gay vote, vegan restaurants, and incest, with the help of air-raid sirens, herbal medicine, late-night epiphanies, sea lions, and sleeping pills. So Many Ways to Sleep Badly unveils a gender-bending queer world where nothing flows smoothly, except for those sudden moments when everything becomes lighter or brighter or easier to imagine.

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is the gender-bending author of the highly praised novel, Pulling Taffy, and the editor of four groundbreaking nonfiction anthologies, including Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity and That's Revolting! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation. Sycamore writes regularly for a variety of publications, including Bitch, Utne Reader, AlterNet, Make/Shift, the San Francisco Bay Guardian and Maximumrocknroll, and lives in San Francisco.

Jennifer Natalya Fink is the spawn of a yeast geneticist and modern dancer. Her family's roots are in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she is distantly related to the "Brazilian Picasso," Lasar Segall, and in the Pale of Settlement, where she is intimately related to failed opera singers, successful socialists, and Gracie Allen. She was born in 1966 in Washington, DC, where she is currently Assistant Professor of English at Georgetown University, but her childhood was spent in Ithaca, New York. Her father is a yeast geneticist, which involved much home brewing of beer and recombining of DNA. Her mother, a transplanted Julliard-trained dancer,, taught special ed. in a high school with cows in the front yard, and went on to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard, and write books about successful dyslexics. Her sister is a feminist Orthodox Jewish lawyer. Paradox runs in the family.

September 26, 2008

4 Russian Poets @ Bridge Street Sunday 9/28

Sunday, September 28, 7:00 pm
Dina Gatina, Gennady Kanevsky, Ilya Kukulin, and Nikolai Zvyagintsev
Four acclaimed writers from across Russia will be reading at Bridge Street September 28th: Dina Gatina, a poet, prose-writer, and graphic artist, Gennady Kanevsky, known for his rhythmic spoken word poetry, Ilya Kukulin, a prominent literary critic and poet, and Nikolai Zvyagintsev, author of four books of poetry.

September 22, 2008

New in Poetry & Theory

Ordering and discount information at the end of this post.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN #3, ed Mohammad and Boyer, 67 pgs, $5. Luoma, Collum, Hejinian, Apps, Allison, Bellamy, Norodahl, Genusa, Quarles, Koeneke, Bryant, Knox, Davis, Baumann, & McCrary.

GOD'S LIVESTOCK POLICY, Stan Apps, Les Figues Press, 80 pgs, $15. ""The largest mega-church of mom agreeing."

STATE OF THE UNION: 50 POLITICAL POEMS, ed Beckman & Zapruder, Wave Books, 112 pgs, $14. Ashbery, A Berrigan, Caples, Clifton, Coleman, Conrad, P Gizzi, Hillman, Knox, Lederer, Lin, Myles, Ping, Rohrer, &&&.

BILL, Bill Berkson & Colter Jacobsen, Gallery 16 Editions, cloth, unpaginated, $25. "Blood! No doubt about it!"

LANDSCAPES OF DISSENT, Jules Boykoff & Kaia Sand, Palm Press, 128 pgs, $15. "YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN LIBERATED"

GLAD STONE CHILDREN, Edmund Berrigan, Farfalla Press/ McMillan & Parrish, 84 pgs, $16. "This is no ordinary/ a-sexual reproductive/ history of the sponge."

THE YALE ANTHOLOGY OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH POETRY, ed May Ann Caws, Yale, 646 pgs, $30. New in paper.

80 BEETLES, Mark Cunningham, Otoliths, 88 pgs, $10. "That his colleagues at the news thought his death was news is indeed an important piece of news."

THE GOLDEN AGE OF PARAPHERNALIA, Kevin Davies, Edge, 146 pgs, $15. "I'm not convinced these candidates exist / let alone deserve Secret Service protection"

SPOOKY AS IT IS W/OUT MEANING TO, Croniamantal (music) Buck Downs (words), CDR, edition of 50 w/ small booklet, $8.

A SICK PLANET, Guy Debord, trans Nicholson-Smith, Seagull, 94 pgs, $16.95. New translations of two texts: "The Decline and Fall of the 'Spectacular' Commodity-Economy," and "The Explosion Point of Ideology in China." The title essay, dating from 1971, is previously unpublished. "When the pitiful masters of a society whose wretched destiny is now discernible . . ."

AREA, Marcella Durand, Belladonna, 90 pgs, $15. "They document it from space."

THE ROUTE, Patrick Durgin & Jen Hofer, Atelos, 198 pgs, $13.50. "I am poor and momentary and resent your guilt"

THE CONSEQUENCE OF INNOVATION; 21ST CENTURY POETICS, ed Craig Dworkin, Roof, 304 pgs, $29.95. Essays by Evans, Bernstein, Rasula, Cole, Biglieri, Ngai, Goldsmith, Stefans, Mohammad, Sullivan, Gottlieb, Sherry, Bergvall, Gilbert, Clune, & Perloff.

PARSE, Craig Dworkin, Atelos, 300 pgs, $13.50. "_Plural Interjection_ semicolon"

THE BIRTH OF BIOPLOITICS, Lectures at the Collège France 1978-1979, Michel Foucault, Palgrave, cloth 346 pgs, $28.95. "In actual fact, the state must be blind to economic processes."

THE LETTERS OF ALLEN GINSBERG, Allen Ginsberg, ed Bill Morgan, Da Capo Press, cloth 470 pgs, $30. "I expect to know this week."

THE OUTERNATIONALE, Peter Gizzi, Wesleyan, 111 pgs, $13.95. New in paper. "Too much spectacle conquers the I."

CITY OF CORNERS, John Godfrey, Wave, 96 pgs, $14. "But it's still only a breast"

3, Ted Greenwald, Cuneiform, 168 pgs, $15. "You're the other / It's personal / You know / You're the other"

CHAOS, TERRITORY, ART: DELEUZE AND THE FRAMING OF THE EARTH, Elizabeth Grosz, Columbia, cloth118 pgs, $22.50. "Framing is how chaos becomes territory."

ABSOLUTELY EDEN, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, United Artists, 90 pgs, $14. "Oh yes, the Romancer means it."

MOTH LIGHT, Mitch Highfill, Abraham Lincoln, 20 pgs, $5. "It was unknown. I love unknowns."

NIGHT SCENES, Lisa Jarnot, Flood, 70 pgs, $13.95. "This is the best way to do things."

WAKE UP: A LIFE OF THE BUDDHA, Jack Kerouac, intro Robert A F Thurman, cloth 146 pgs, $24.95. "But there was no other way; his relationship with the world had to be snapped."

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, Tao Lin, 104 pgs, Melville House, $14.95. "The hamster lived in Manhattan."

POETRY AS RE-READING: AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE POETRY AND THE POETICS OF COUNTERMETHOD, Ming-Qian Ma, Northwestern, 300 pgs, $32.95. Authors examined include Zukofsky, Oppen, Rakosi, Cage, S Howe, Hejinian, Andrews, and Bernstein.

VERB SAP, Magus Magnus, Narrow House, 72 pgs, $12. "pop-pop-pop"

AETHEL, Donato Mancini, New Star, unpaginated, $21. "Can Poetry Be Matter?"

CHARLES OLSON AT THE HARBOR, Ralph Maud, Talon, 224 pgs, $19.95. "And that's all we get from Clark about this special occasion."

GOODBYE MR SOCIALISM, Antonio Negri in conversation with Raf Valvola Scelsi, Seven Stories, 256 pgs, $15.95. "All of this is extremely dangerous."

RADICAL VERNACULAR: LORINE NIEDECKER AND THE POETICS OF PLACE, ed Elizabeth Willis, Iowa, cloth 310 pgs. $39.95. Dafvidson, Pinard, Sikelianos, Skinner, Penberthy, Robertson, Pritchett, Armantrout, Robinson, Jennison, DuPlessis, Weinberger, Breslin, Waldman, Middleton, & Quartermain.

GRAVE OF LIGHT: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS, Alice Notley, Wesleyan, 366 pgs, $22.95. New in paper. "I think most / Electrical appliances can be repaired via nipple"

/NOR 2 (New Ohio Review), ed Catherine Taylor, 200 pgs, $12. Abel, Beckman, Watten, Nichols, Moriarty, Moxley, Smith, Florian, Foust, Risset, Darling, Bumstead, Cooperman, Halpern, &&&.

ACTIVE BOUNDARIES:SELECTED ESSAYS AND TALKS, Michael Palmer, New Directions, 294 pgs, $19.95. "I'm no longer so sure that this is very different from poetry."

ZONG!, M. Nourbese Philip as told to the author by Setaey Adamu Boateng, Wesleyan, cloth, 212 pgs, $22.95. "the order in destroy"

LA MEDUSA, Vanessa Place, FC2, 488 pgs, $22. "_Cha-ching!_"

HAUNTED HOUSE, Pierre Reverdy, trans John Ashbery, Brooklyn Rail/Black Square, 72 pgs, $15. Reverdy prose from 1928. "From the weight of the sadness that periodically invades our limbs and the world, we can measure all the advantage there would be for us to make public appearances and evolve in an even larger arena. But this is the hard kernal, the resistant part of universal thought--no doubt the tastiest in the Universe."

THE ALPHABET, Ron Silliman, U Alabama, 1062 pgs, $39.95. "Mindshare."

50 YEARS OF RECUPERATION OF THE SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL, McKenzie Wark, cloth 78 pgs, 30 color illustations, $24.95. Very Excellent short study focusing not only on Debord but on many often overlooked members of the SI including Constant, Bernstein, Jorn, and Gallizio. "The modern poets led them there."

SOME BESTSELLERS:

FLOWERS OF EVIL, Charles Baudelaire, trans Keith Waldrop, 196 pgs, $16.95.
INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT CREELEY MAY 1998, interview by Brent Cunningham, Hooke Press, 28 pgs, $10.
NIGHT WRAPS THE SKY: WRITINGS BY AND ABOUT MAYAKOVSKY, ed Michael Almereyda, FSG, cloth 272 pgs, $27.
DEED, Rod Smith, U Iowa, 88 pgs, $16.
GERTRUDE STEIN: SELECTIONS, Gertrude Stein, ed Joan Retallack, U Cal Press, 352 pgs, $19.95.
THE BOOK OF MARTYRDOM + ARTIFICE: FIRST JOURNALS AND POEMS 1937-1952, Allen Ginsberg, ed Juanita Lieberman-Plimpton & Bill Morgan, Da Capo, 524 pgs, $17.50.
IT'S GO IN HORIZONTAL: SELECTED POEMS, 1974-2006, Leslie Scalapino, 248 pgs, U CAL, $16.95.
GIRLY MAN, Charles Bernstein, U Chicago, 186 pgs, $15.
BREATHALYZER, K. Silem Mohammad, Edge, 80 pgs, $14.
PPL IN A DEPOT, Gary Sullivan, Roof, 104 pgs, $13.95.
NEW EURPOEAN POETS, ed Miller and Prufer, Graywolf, 402 pgs, $18.
JESS: TO AND FROM THE PRINTED PAGE, Independent Curators Intl, 112 pgs, $29.95.
OURS, Cole Swensen, U Cal, 101 pgs, $16.95. "A garden is a tide."
THING OF BEAUTY: NEW AND SELECTED WORKS, Jackson Mac Low, ed Anne Tardos, U Cal, cloth 460 pgs, $34.95.
THE COLLECTED POEMS OF PHILIP WHALEN, ed Michael Rothenberg, Wesleyan, cloth 872 pgs, $49.95.
THE MISSING OCCASION OF SAYING YES, Benjamin Friedlander, Subpress, 196 pgs, $16.
ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS, Joanne Kyger, Natl Poetry Foundation, 798 pgs, $34.95.
CONTEMPORARY POETICS, ed Louis Armand, Northwestern, 395 pgs, $29.95.
FELONIES OF ILLUSION, Mark Wallace, Edge, 138 pgs, $15.
NINETEEN LINES: A DRAWING CENTER ANTHOLOGY, ed Lytle Shaw, DrawingCenter/Roof, 336 pgs, $24.95.

ORDERING INFORMATION:

There are currently two ways to order: 1. E-mail your order to rod@bridgestreetbooks.com or aerialedge@gmail.com with your address & we will bill you with the books. or 2. via credit card-- you may call us at 202 965 5200 or e-mail w/ yr add, order, card #, & expiration date & we will send a receipt with the books. Please remember to include expiration date.

 

July 22, 2008

Shop at Bridge Street Books

http://store.bridgestreetbooks.com

 

July 14, 2008

6 POETS @ BRIDGE STREET

THE FIRST HEXAGONAL KAPLAN HARRIS & KEVIN THURSTON ARE MOVING POETRY THING, aka

6 POETS AT BRIDGE STREET, aka

THE FREAKS COME OUT AT NIGHT. COME, FREAKS, COME.

WHEN?---->SUNDAY JULY 20th, 7 PM

DAWN-MICHELLE BAUDE
MARK CUNNINGHAM
RYAN DOBRAN
JUSTIN KATKO
KEVIN THURSTON
STEVEN ZULTANSKI
& probably DOUG LANG too

Dawn Michelle Baude is the author of several volumes of poetry, including The 
Flying House (Parlor Press, 2008) and Through a Membrane / Clouds (Gong, 2006).
She is guest editor of the 2008 edition of the international arts magazine, Van
Gogh's Ear (soon to be released). Formally on staff at the American University
of Paris, she returned to the US last fall to become artist-in-residence at The
Storm King School. She is currently completing a travel memoir in DC.

Mark Cunningham lives outside Charlottesville, VA. Otoliths has just brought
out his first book _80 Beetles_, which is just what it sounds like, 80 poems
based beetles. Tarpaulin Sky Press will be bringing out a book titled _Body
Language_, which will consist of two separate collections, one titled _Body_ (on
parts of the body) and one titled _Primer_ (on numbers and letters.
Twochapbooks, _nightlightnight_ (on hours of the day) and _Georgic, with
Eclogues for Interrogators_ are also on the way.

Ryan Dobran lives in Brooklyn, NY where he edits LIFECOACH, a magazine of
poetry, criticism and--in its 3rd formation, to be published in
September--performance and video art. His chapbook, YOUR GUILT IS A MIRACLE, is
forthcoming from Bad Press.

Justin Katko is a poet and publisher. He edits the small press Critical
Documents -- http://plantarchy.us -- which specializes in contemporary poetry
from the UK and the US. His current project is an opera titled The Death of
Pringle, and he is in the electronic writing MFA at Brown University.

By the time you see Kevin Thurston he will be unemployed and barely living in
Washington, DC and barely living in the United States (beyond the barely living
of the people of the United States). Kevin has had work appear in, or published
by, Flim Forum Press (US), the Lost and Found Times (US), Furniture_Press (US),
fHole (Canada), the New Chief Tongue (Canada), Produce Press (Canada) and yt
communications (UK). He co-founded the Buffalo Small Press Fair (with
Christopher Fritton) and curated for Just Buffalo's Small Press Poetry Series.

Steven Zultanski is the author of the chapbooks Homoem (Radical Readout, 2005),
USA = NAZI (Nocturnal Editions, 2008) and Steve's Poem (Lettermachine,
forthcoming). He edits President's Choice magazine, a Lil' Norton publication.
His poetry has appeared in Antennae, FO(A)RM, The Physical Poets, Shiny, and
elsewhere.

all right, then:

BYOB (Bring Your Own Brain)

 

 

April 19, 2008

Jo Nesbo Book Party April 30 6 pm

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April 30: Redbreast Reading Washington, D.C.

Jo Nesbø visits Washington D.C. to read from “The Redbreast” at Bridge Street Books. Following the reading there will be a discussion and book signing. The event is co-sponsored by the Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

When: Wednesday April 30, 6:00pm
Where: Bridge Street Books, 2814 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Info: Call (202) 965-5200. Space is limited, so please RSVP by Friday, April 25, to amyk@mfa.no or (202) 944 8925.

April 04, 2008

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Please join us at Bridge Street 
Sunday, April 6, 7:00 pm
for a reading from the new anthology
Contemporary Russian Poetry
from Dalkey Archive Press

Evgeny Bunimovich, Elena Fanailova, & Yuli Gugolev

Evgeny Bunimovich was born in 1954 in Moscow. He is the author of seven books of poetry, including Yestestvenniy otbor [Natural Selection] (Moscow: MIKPRO, 2001), which won the Moscow Prize in Literature and Art, and, most recently, Yezhednevnik [Daily Journal] (Moscow: OGI, 2006). He is a recipient of the Order of Academic Palms (France) and President of the Moscow International Festival of Poets. As a columnist for Novaya Gazyeta, he won the Best Individual Style in Journalism Prize and the Union of Journalists of Russia Prize. He teaches mathematics, and has authored several textbooks, He is Chairman of the Moscow City Duma Education Department.

Elena Fanailova was born in 1962 in the Voronezhskaya region. She is the author of Puteshestvie [Travels] (St. Petersburg: Severo-Zapad — Mitin zhurnal, 1994), S osobym tsinizmom [With Particular Cynicism] (Moscow: NLO, 2000), Transilvaniya bespokoit [Transylvania is Worrisome] (Moscow: OGI, 2002), and Russkaya versiya [Russian Version] (Moscow: Zapasniy Vykhod, 2005). An English translation of her work is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse. She is the winner of the Andrei Bely Prize (1999) and the Moskovskiy schyot Grand Prize 2003). She works as a journalist for the Moscow bureau of Radio Svoboda.

Yuli Gugolev was born in 1964 in Moscow. He is a translator and the author of two books of poetry: Polnoe. Sobranie sochineniy [Complete Works] (Moscow: OGI, 2000) and Komandirovochnye predpisaniya [Official Instructions] (Moscow: Novoe izdatel'stvo, 2006), which won the Moskovskiy schyot Grand Prize. He works in the regional division of the International Commission of the Red Cross in the Russian Federation.

Bridge Street Books is located 5 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro, next to Four Seasons in Georgetown at the end of M street open Monday - Saturday: 10:30am - 9pm Sunday: 12pm - 8pm (202) 965-5200

New in Poetry & Theory


POETRY & LANGUAGE WRITING: OBJECTIVE AND SURREAL, David Arnold, Liverpool University Press, cloth 200 pgs, $49.95. From jacket copy: "David Arnold grasps the nettle of language poetry, reassessing its relationship with surrealism and providing a scholarly, intelligent way of understanding the movement. Among the poets whose work is discussed are Charles Bernstein, Susan Howe, Michael Palmer and Barrett Watten."

FLOWERS OF EVIL, Charles Baudelaire, trans Keith Waldrop, 196 pgs, $16.95. New in paperback. "You worms!"

CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, Rosemary Lloyd, Reaktion Books, Critical Lives, 192 pgs, $16.95. A brief biographical study of Baudelaire. "Anger seems to have been the main source of his intoxication during these months."

GIRLY MAN, Charles Bernstein, U Chicago, 186 pgs, $15. New in paper. "That's so cool."

THE SCENTED FOX, Laynie Browne, Natl Poetry Series Selected by Alice Notley, Wave Books, 120 pgs, $14. "So and so died from 1750 to the present."

FORMS OF YOUTH: 20TH-CENTURY POETRY AND ADOLESCENCE, Stephen Burt, Columbia, cloth 264 pgs, $35. From the jacket: "Stephen Burt demonstrates how adolescence supplied the inspiration, and at times the formal principles, on which many twentieth-century poets founded their works." Authors examined include Williams, Auden, Bunting, Oppen, Brooks, and Lowell.

SNOW PART / SCHNEEPART, Paul Celan, trans Ian Fairley, Sheep Meadow, 198 pgs, $19.95. "someone who stabbed himself in you"

JEAN COCTEAU, James S. Williams, Reaktion Books, Critical Lives, 254 pgs, $16.95. Biography. "The result is a work of calculated voyeuristic fascination as we observe in keyhole detail every movement and twitch of the characters."

INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT CREELEY MAY 1998, interview by Brent Cunningham, Hooke Press, 28 pgs, $10. "I think myth is mouth. That's what myth is . . . that's what speech is: myth, what's said."

PSYCHE: INVENTIONS OF THE OTHER, VOLUME II, Jacques Derrida, Stanford, 340 pgs, $24.95.

COUNTER-REVOLUTION OF THE WORD: THE CONSERVATIVE ATTACK ON MODERN POETRY 1945-1960, Alan Filreis, UNC PRESS, cloth 422 pgs, $40. From the jacket: "During the Cold War, an unlikely coalition of poets, editors, and politicians converged in an attempt to discredit--if not destroy--the American modernist avant-garde. . . . By analyzing correspondence, decoding pseudonyms, drawing new connections through the archives, and conducting interviews, Filreis shows that an informal network of antimodernists was effectivein suppressing or distorting the postwar careers of many poets whose work had appeared regularly in the 1930s."

THE BOOK OF MARTYRDOM + ARTIFICE: FIRST JOURNALS AND POEMS 1937-1952, Allen Ginsberg, ed Juanita Lieberman-Plimpton & Bill Morgan, Da Capo, 524 pgs, $17.50. New in paper. "Dig the dignity of these buildings."

NEWCOMER CAN'T SWIM, Renee Gladman, Kelsey Street, 106 pgs, $16.95. "Talk to the sky like that."

AUTOBIOGRAPHY / OUGHTOBIOGRAPHY, Anthony Hawley, Counterpath, 32 pgs, $10."I plead for edge but come up blurred."

JAMESON ON JAMESON: CONVERSATIONS ON CULTURAL MARXISM, Frederic Jameson, ed Ian Buchanan, Duke, 278 pgs, $22.95. "I don't think it's particularly important to retain the word 'Hegalian.'"

POETIC OBLIGATION: ETHICS IN EXPERIMENTAL AMERICAN POETRY AFTER 1945, G. Matthew Jenkins, Iowa, cloth 264 pgs, $42.50. From the jacket: "American experimental poetry is usually read in either political or moral terms. Poetic Obligation, by contrast, considers the poems of Louis Zukofsky, Charles Reznikoff, George Oppen, Edward Dorn, Robert Duncan, Susan Howe, and Lyn Hejinian in terms of the philosophical notion of ethical obligation to the Other in language. Jenkins's historical trajectory enables him to consider the full breadth of ethical topics that have driven theoretical debate since the end of World War II."

HUMAN SCALE, Michael Kelleher, BlazeVox, 88 pgs, $12. "And now there isn't anyone left except them."

NOT VERACRUZ, Joanne Kyger, Libellum, 48 pgs, $10. "Ok. What's the law?"

BASS CATHEDRAL, Nathaniel Mackey, New Directions, 188 pgs, $16.95.

CRITICAL WRITINGS, F T Marinetti, ed Gunter Berghaus, trans Doug Thomson, FSG, 550 pgs, $20. "Have you ever witnessed a gathering of young, revolutionary anarchists?"

BREATHALYZER, K. Silem Mohammad, Edge, 80 pgs, $14. "dark energy rules the universe"

A SEMBLANCE: SELECTED AND NEW POEMS 1975-2007, Laura Moriarty, Omnidawn, 220 pgs, $14.95. "Loss as rest from meaning."

AN AIR FORCE, Laura Moriarty, Hooke Press, 28 pgs, $10. "Are brands more powerful than governments?"

FLET: A NOVEL, Joyelle McSweeney, Fence, 140 pgs, $15.

ANNOYING DIABETIC BITCH, Sharon Mesmer, Combo, 122 pgs, $13.95. Includes the hits "I Miss His Penninsula," "What is Wrong With Our Savior's Wedgie?," "God's Little Weenie," "I Chose the Wrong Power Animal," &, of course, "Squid vs Assclown."

BICYCLE DAY, Mel Nichols, Slack Buddha, 32 pgs, $6. "O infrequent appliance / time has only something to do with you"

PHILOSOPHICAL CHRONICLES, Jean-Luc Nancy, Fordham, 72 pgs, $16.

BALLAD OF JAMIE ALLAN, Tom Pickard, Flood, 104 pgs, $14.95. "And kept dangerous company."

IT'S GO IN HORIZONTAL: SELECTED POEMS, 1974-2006, Leslie Scalapino, 248 pgs, U CAL, $16.95. "It's on the red ball a retina."

GERTRUDE STEIN: SELECTIONS, Gertrude Stein, ed Joan Retallack, U Cal Press, 352 pgs, $19.95. 72 page introduction by Retallack w/ numerous illustrations, selections from across Stein's career, 1905-1936.

PPL IN A DEPOT, Gary Sullivan, Roof, 104 pgs, $13.95. "POLICEMAN: God, your poetry is so amazing! Especially 'Fantasy.'"

OURS, Cole Swensen, U Cal, 101 pgs, $16.95. "A garden is a tide."

FELONIES OF ILLUSION, Mark Wallace, Edge, 138 pgs, $15. ""You're accused of murder."

WALKING DREAMS: SELECTED EARLY TALES, Mark Wallace, Blaze Vox, 108 pgs, $14. "Nothing anywhere can be avoided."
ON SPEC, Tyrone Williams, Omnidawn, 160 pgs, "In brief--psst!-- / not shh!-- "

THE PRESENTABLE ART OF READING ABSENCE, Jay Wright, Dalkey Archive, 80 pgs, $12.95. "Remove emptiness. / Replace nothing."

POLYNOMIALS AND POLLEN, Jay Wright, Dalkey Archive, 126 pgs, $12.95.

MUSIC'S MASK AND MEASURE, Jay Wright, Flood, 56 pgs, $12.95."All song is bent"

SOME BESTSELLERS:

THING OF BEAUTY: NEW AND SELECTED WORKS, Jackson Mac Low, ed Anne Tardos, U Cal, cloth 460 pgs, $34.95.
THE COLLECTED POEMS OF PHILIP WHALEN, ed Michael Rothenberg, Wesleyan, cloth 872 pgs, $49.95.
CONTEMPORARY POETICS, ed Louis Armand, Northwestern, 395 pgs, $29.95.
DARK BRANDON, Brandon Downing, Grievous Pictures, DVD 116 minutes, $14.99.
THE POEM OF A LIFE: A BIOGRAPHY OF LOUIS ZUKOFSKY, Mark Scroggins, Shoemaker & Hoard, cloth 572 pgs, $30.
AWE, Dorothy Lasky, Wave, 76 pgs, $14.
JESS: TO AND FROM THE PRINTED PAGE, Independent Curators Intl, 112 pgs, $29.95.
DEED, Rod Smith, U Iowa, 88 pgs, $16.
NOTES FROM THE AIR: SELECTED LATER POEMS, John Ashbery, Ecco, cloth 364 pgs, $34.95.
THE MISSING OCCASION OF SAYING YES, Benjamin Friedlander, Subpress, 196 pgs, $16.
ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS, Joanne Kyger, Natl Poetry Foundation, 798 pgs, $34.95.
IN THE PINES, Alice Notley, Penguin, 132 pgs, $18
NEXT LIFE, Rae Armantrout, Wesleyan, 80 pgs, $13.95.
THE MIDDLE ROOM, Jennifer Moxley, Subpress, 633 pgs, $25.
BEYOND BULLETS: THE SUPPRESSION OF DISSENT IN THE UNITED STATES, Jules Boykoff, AK Press, 464 pgs, $21.95.
WOMEN, THE NEW YORK SCHOOL, AND OTHER ABSTRACTIONS, Maggie Nelson, U Iowa, cloth 296 pgs, $42.50.
PROSE POEMS, Pierre Reverdy, trans Ron Padgett, Brooklyn Rail/Black Square, 64 pgs, $15.
HORACE, Tim Atkins, O Books, 78 pgs, $12.
COMPLEX SLEEP, Tony Tost, U Iowa, 108 pgs, $16.
ED DORN LIVE: LECTURES, INTERVIEWS, AND OUTTAKES, ed Joseph Richey, U. Michigan, 174 pgs, $18.95.
THRALL, Susan Gevirtz, Post-Apollo, 104 pgs, $15.
JOHN ASHBERY AND YOU: HIS LATER BOOKS, John Emil Vincent, U Georgia, cloth 196 pgs, $32.95.
WAR AND PEACE 3 --THE FUTURE--, ed Judith Goldman & Leslie Scalapino, O Books, 164 pgs, $14.
SOULS OF THE LABADIE TRACT, Susan Howe, New Directions, 128 pgs, $16.95.
4 OR 5, P. Inman, interrupting cow, 28 pgs, $5.
TODAY I WROTE NOTHING: THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF DANIIL KHARMS, ed & trans Matvei Yankelevich, Overlook, cloth 288 pgs, $35.
ART AND REVOLUTION: TRANSVERSAL ACTIVISM IN THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY, Gerald Raunig, Semiotext(e), 320 pgs, $17.95.
METEORIC FLOWERS, Elizabeth Willis, Wesleyan, 84 pgs, $13.95.
FOLLY, Nada Gordon, Roof, 128 pgs, $13.95.
MY ANGIE DICKINSON, Michael Magee, Zasterlee, 80 pgs, $12.95.
NINETEEN LINES: A DRAWING CENTER ANTHOLOGY, ed Lytle Shaw, DrawingCenter/Roof, 336 pgs, $24.95.  
DAY OCEAN STATE OF STAR'S NIGHT: POEMS & WRITINGS 1989 & 1999-2006, Leslie Scalapino, Green Integer, 208 pgs, $17.95.

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December 28, 2007

Book Launch for Karren Alenier's The Steiny Road to Operadom, Tuesday, January 8th, 7-9 PM

Please join us for a book party for poet Karren LaLonde Alenier's The Steiny Road to Operadom: The Making of American Operas. Through the lens of Gertrude Stein & Virgil Thomson, comes stories of creating opera in American from such artists as Placido Domingo, Mark Adamo, and Libby Larsen.

Tuesday, January 8th, 7-9 PM

2814 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

ph 202 965 5200 

Bridge Street  is located in Georgetown next to the Four Seasons Hotel, 5 blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro, blue & orange lines. 

 

December 11, 2007

New in Poetry & Theory

CONTEMPORARY POETICS, ed Louis Armand, Northwestern, 395 pgs, $29.95. Bernstein, Perloff, Nolan, Theall, Perelman, Critchley, Huppatz, Delville and Norris, Nirenberg, Sutherland, Andrews, de Campos, Tofts, UImer, Miller, Wark, Sondheim, McCaffery, & Fisher.

DARK BRANDON, Brandon Downing, Grievous Pictures, DVD 116 minutes, $14.99. THE Flarf movie! Just in time for the holidays! Get one for every assclown on your list!

JOSEPH CORNELL'S DREAMS, ed w/ intro by Catherine Corman, Exact Change, 144 pgs, $15.95. Dream selections from Cornell's diaries. "field mouse / dream of mouse / live coals walking right into them unscathed"

JESS: TO AND FROM THE PRINTED PAGE, Ingrid Schaffner, Prologue by John Ashbery, Essay by Lisa Jarnot, Independent Curators Intl, 112 pgs, color illustrations throughout, $29.95. "Only the inscrutable amuses."

AWE, Dorothy Lasky, Wave, 76 pgs, $14. "He was actually part bunny and part man."

THING OF BEAUTY: NEW AND SELECTED WORKS, Jackson Mac Low, ed Anne Tardos, U Cal, cloth 460 pgs, $34.95. A generous, beautifully set selection of Mac Low's work from 1937 - 2004. "THE MOSSES TURN TOWARD THE LIGHT. / THE FLOWERS TURN TOWARD THE LIGHT. / THE TREES TURN TOWARD THE LIGHT."

A VOCABULARY OF THINKING: GERTRUDE STEIN AND CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN INNOVATIVE WOMEN'S POETRY, Deborah M. Mix, U. Iowa, cloth 218 pgs, $39.95. Maps a reading of Stein's writing as vocabulary, rather than lexicon, in relation to the work of Mullen, Marlatt, Hejinian, & Hak Kyung Cha.

O CADOIRO, Erin Moure, Anansi, 136 pgs, $13.95. "Cataract I see you!"

THE ALPHABET GAME: A bpNICHOL READER, ed Darren Wershler-Henry and Lori Emerson, Coach House, 336 pgs, $18.95. "we have moved beyond belief / into a moon that is no longer there"

GEORGE OPPEN AND THE FATE OF MODERNISM, Peter Nicholls, cloth 230 pgs, $99.
Expensive yes, but a nmajor study so had to mention here.

THE UBERREADER: SELECTED WORKS OF AVITAL RONNELL, ed Diane Davis, U Illinois, 346 pgs, $30. "Why is the body prepared for drugs?"

INFAMOUS LANDSCAPES, Prageeta Sharma, Fence, 68 pgs, $15. "We crashed and burned, so what now?"

LINGOS I - IX, Ulf Stolterfoht, trans Rosmarie Waldrop, Burning Deck, 126 pgs, $14. "let us picture the thinker then: as a young beast."

THE COLLECTED POEMS OF PHILIP WHALEN, ed Michael Rothenberg, Wesleyan, cloth 872 pgs, $49.95. "The poems and the writing all are yours."

THE POEM OF A LIFE: A BIOGRAPHY OF LOUIS ZUKOFSKY, Mark Scroggins, Shoemaker & Hoard, cloth 572 pgs, $30.

SOME BESTSELLERS:

NOTES FROM THE AIR: SELECTED LATER POEMS, John Ashbery, Ecco, cloth 364 pgs, $34.95.
ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS, Joanne Kyger, Natl Poetry Foundation, 798 pgs, $34.95.
IN THE PINES, Alice Notley, Penguin, 132 pgs, $18
DEED, Rod Smith, U Iowa, 88 pgs, $16.
NEXT LIFE, Rae Armantrout, Wesleyan, 80 pgs, $13.95.
THE MIDDLE ROOM, Jennifer Moxley, Subpress, 633 pgs, $25.
BEYOND BULLETS: THE SUPPRESSION OF DISSENT IN THE UNITED STATES, Jules Boykoff, AK Press, 464 pgs, $21.95.
WOMEN, THE NEW YORK SCHOOL, AND OTHER ABSTRACTIONS, Maggie Nelson, U Iowa, cloth 296 pgs, $42.50.
PROSE POEMS, Pierre Reverdy, trans Ron Padgett, Brooklyn Rail/Black Square, 64 pgs, $15.
HORACE, Tim Atkins, O Books, 78 pgs, $12.
DISPOSED, Steve Dickison, Post-Apollo, 54 pgs, $15.
THE MARVELOUS BONES OF TIME, Brenda Coultas, Coffee House, 144 pgs, $15.
THE MISSING OCCASION OF SAYING YES, Benjamin Friedlander, Subpress, 196 pgs, $16.
COMPLEX SLEEP, Tony Tost, U Iowa, 108 pgs, $16.
ED DORN LIVE: LECTURES, INTERVIEWS, AND OUTTAKES, ed Joseph Richey, U. Michigan, 174 pgs, $18.95.
THRALL, Susan Gevirtz, Post-Apollo, 104 pgs, $15.
JOHN ASHBERY AND YOU: HIS LATER BOOKS, John Emil Vincent, U Georgia, cloth 196 pgs, $32.95.
WAR AND PEACE 3 --THE FUTURE--, ed Judith Goldman & Leslie Scalapino, O Books, 164 pgs, $14.
SOULS OF THE LABADIE TRACT, Susan Howe, New Directions, 128 pgs, $16.95.
4 OR 5, P. Inman, interrupting cow, 28 pgs, $5.
TODAY I WROTE NOTHING: THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF DANIIL KHARMS, ed & trans Matvei Yankelevich, Overlook, cloth 288 pgs, $35.
ON THE EDGE: COLLECTED LONG POEMS, Kenneth Koch, Knopf, cloth 416 pgs, $35.
COVERS, Susan Landers, O Books, 56 pgs, $12.
ART AND REVOLUTION: TRANSVERSAL ACTIVISM IN THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY, Gerald Raunig, Semiotext(e), 320 pgs, $17.95.
METEORIC FLOWERS, Elizabeth Willis, Wesleyan, 84 pgs, $13.95. New in paperback.
TELEGRAPH, Kaya Oakes, Pavement Saw, 78 pgs, $14.
HOW TO BE PERFECT, Ron Padgett, Coffee House, 114 pgs, $15.
THE GRAND PIANO PART 3, Benson, Mandel, Harryman, Armantrout, Hejinian, Perelman, Watten, Pearson, Robinson, & Silliman, Mode A, 128 pgs, $12.95.
SUDDEN ADDRESS: SELECTED LECTURES 1981-2006, Bill Berkson, Cuneiform, 110 pgs, $10.
STARSDOWN, Jasper Bernes, ingirimusnoctetconsumimugi, 96 pgs, $13.
PROFANATIONS, Giorgio Agamben, trans Jeff Fort, Zone, 104 pgs, cloth $25.95.
OPEN BOX (IMPROVISATIONS), Carla Harryman, Belladonna, 88 pgs, $12.
THINE INSTEAD THINK, Jeffrey Jullich, Harry Tankoos, 116 pgs, $15.
THIN GLOVES, Deborah Meadows, Green Integer, 136 pgs, $12.95.
LIP WOLF, Laura Solorzano, trans Jen Hofer, Action Books, 118 pgs, $14.
HANNAH WEINER'S OPEN HOUSE, edited, with an introduction by Patrick Durgin, 180 pgs, $14.95.
A BOOK OF PROPHECIES, John Wieners, Bootstrap, 140 pgs, $15.
HUMAN RESOURCES, Rachel Zolf, Coach House, 96 pgs, $14.95.
THE TRANSFORMATION, Juliana Spahr, Atelos, 230 pgs, $13.50.
SWOON NOIR, Bruce Andrews, Chax, 136 pgs, $16.
COLLECTED PROSE, Rae Armantrout, Singing Horse, 172 pgs, $17.
THE AGE OF HUTS (COMPLEAT), Ron Silliman, U. Cal, 311 pgs, $19.95.
DS (2), Kamau Brathwaite, New Directions, 266 pgs, $18.95. 
OUR FRIENDS WILL PASS AMONG YOU SILENTLY, Bill Berkson, Owl Press, 64 pgs, $14.
CALLER AND OTHER PIECES, Tom Raworth, Edge, 48 pgs, $12.50.
THE OUTERNATIONALE, Peter Gizzi, Wesleyan, cloth 112 pgs, $22.95.
DAILY SONNETS, Laynie Browne, 164 pgs, $15.50.
JAM ALERTS, Linh Dinh, Chax, 146 pgs, $16.
ULULU, Thalia Field, Coffee House, 256 pgs, $25.
FOLLY, Nada Gordon, Roof, 128 pgs, $13.95.
A FIDDLE PULLED FROM THE THROAT OF A SPARROW, Noah Eli Gordon, New Issues, 96 pgs, $14.
MY ANGIE DICKINSON, Michael Magee, Zasterlee, 80 pgs, $12.95.NINETEEN LINES: A DRAWING CENTER ANTHOLOGY, ed Lytle Shaw, DrawingCenter/Roof, 336 pgs, $24.95.
I, AFTERLIFE: ESSAY IN MOURNING TIME, Kristin Prevallet, 66 pgs, $12.95.
DAY OCEAN STATE OF STAR'S NIGHT: POEMS & WRITINGS 1989 & 1999-2006, Leslie Scalapino, Green Integer, 208 pgs, $17.95.
KLUGE: A MEDITATION, Brian Kim Stefans, Roof, 128 pgs, $13.95.

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What to Read

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages, $30.00
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415967143

Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor revolutionized music from the end of the twentieth century into the twenty-first, expanding on jazz traditions with distinctly new concepts of composition, improvisation, instrumentation, and performance. They remain figures of controversy due to their border-crossing processes. Miles, Ornette, Cecil is the first book to connect these three icons of the avant-garde, examining why they are lionized by some critics and reviled by others, while influencing musicians across such divides as genre, geography, and racial and ethnic backgrounds. Mandel offers fresh insights into their careers from interviews with all three artists and many of their significant collaborators, as well as a thorough overview of earlier interpretations of their work.

 

October 16, 2007

New Picabia - I AM A BEAUTIFUL MONSTER

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I Am a Beautiful Monster provides the texts of all of Picabia's significant publications, his books Fifty-two Mirrors, Poems and Drawings of the Daughter Born without a Mother, Purring Poetry, Unique Eunuch, Yes No, Chi-lo-sa, Thoughts without Language, and others, all presented complete, many of them accompanied by their original illustrations.

October 2007
7 x 9, 560 pp., 20 illus.
$39.95/£22.95 (CLOTH)

ISBN-10:
0-262-16243-1
ISBN-13:
978-0-262-16243-2

 
from I AM A BEAUTIFUL MONSTER:

IN ORDER TO LOVE
SOMETHING YOU HAVE TO
HAVE SEEN IT OR HEARD IT

FOR A LONG TIME YOU BUNCH OF IDIOTS

[...]
I saw me
onion soup
cracked like a gong
big discount
[...]

"Francis Picabia's raucous early Dada poems dare the unprecedented and traffic in the sheer possibilities of abstract shimmering gesture. His late aphorisms are startling bolts of congealed thought. Marc Lowenthal has done the history of radical modernist poetry a great service by bringing these works of exquisitely offbeat taste and intoxicating élan into English. His translations of the turbulent work of this 'freeloading angel' show uncanny skill and welcome verve."
--Charles Bernstein, Donald T. Regan Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania

 

October 01, 2007

New in Poetry & Theory


PROFANATIONS, Giorgio Agamben, trans Jeff Fort, Zone, 104 pgs, cloth $25.95. "Special being is absolutely insubstantial."

NEXT LIFE, Rae Armantrout, Wesleyan, 80 pgs, $13.95. New in paperback.

COLLECTED POEMS, Paul Auster, Overlook, 208 pgs, $16.95. New in paperback.

THE GRAND PIANO PART 3, Benson, Mandel, Harryman, Armantrout, Hejinian, Perelman, Watten, Pearson, Robinson, & Silliman, Mode A, 128 pgs, $12.95. "A theater in which no money changes hands?"

SUDDEN ADDRESS: SELECTED LECTURES 1981-2006, Bill Berkson, Cuneiform, 110 pgs, $10. Includes the lectures: "Poetry and Painting," "Travels with Guston," History and Truth," "Frank O'Hara at 30," & others.

STARSDOWN, Jasper Bernes, ingirimusnoctetconsumimugi, 96 pgs, $13. "Downloading the earth from space for free from home"

COUNTING ON PLANET ZERO, Clark coolidge, Fewer & Further Press, unpaginated chapbook, $8."They made an enlargement of it"

THE MARVELOUS BONES OF TIME, Brenda Coultas, Coffee House, 144 pgs, $15. "Gazing at the spiderlegged ink"

THE MISSING OCCASION OF SAYING YES, Benjamin Friedlander, Subpress, 196 pgs, $16. "What would it mean / to be untrammeled?"

OPEN BOX (IMPROVISATIONS), Carla Harryman, Belladonna, 88 pgs, $12. "Thank something else"

THE LYRICS, Fanny Howe, Graywolf, 86 pgs, $14. "Veer uninvited"

THINE INSTEAD THINK, Jeffrey Jullich, Harry Tankoos, 116 pgs, $15. "Quite a feat."

ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS, Joanne Kyger, Natl Poetry Foundation, 798 pgs, $34.95. "Well, rise this time, and leave the body"

THIN GLOVES, Deborah Meadows, Green Integer, 136 pgs, $12.95. "Argent par lad or laddie / with beadle of a cry"

THE MIDDLE ROOM, Jennifer Moxley, Subpress, 633 pgs, $25. "Though I had not yet read 'A,' I would have defended its greatness, for I was at a stage of life when disputed renown was endorsement enough, and many were the books with which I'd imagined myself to have an affinity before I had actually read them.

IN THE PINES, Alice Notley, Penguin, 132 pgs, $18. "I don't have a meaning. That pleases me."

TELEGRAPH, Kaya Oakes, Pavement Saw, 78 pgs, $14. "Even if you had to force it, you had to take your turn."

HOW TO BE PERFECT, Ron Padgett, Coffee House, 114 pgs, $15. "Where are those books I ordered, and what were they . . ."

VERTIGO, Martha Ronk, Coffee House, 72 pgs, $15. "More and more I feel compelled to look over at her"

ENERGY OF DELUSION: A BOOK ON PLOT, Viktor Shklovsky, Dalkey Archive, 428 pgs, $14.95. "Many people spoke and wrote: how is it possible not to have an end?"

DEED, Rod Smith, U Iowa, 88 pgs, $16. ""It would be best / if no one pretended."

LIP WOLF, Laura Solorzano, trans Jen Hofer, Action Books, 118 pgs, $14. "your vein ink that debates itself in the flame."

THE EMBATTLED LYRIC, Nathaniel Tarn, Stanford, 270 pgs, $21.95. Chapters include "Toward Any Geography / Toward Any America Whatsoever," "On Michel Leiris,""The Issue of New Forms," "The Heraldic Vision," &&.

THE POPEDOLOGY OF AN AMBIENT LANGUAGE, Edwin Torres, Atelos, 178 pgs, $13.50. "-Will you kiss on my rats, Mary?"

COMPLEX SLEEP, Tony Tost, U Iowa, 108 pgs, $16. "Be proof against your will"
HANNAH WEINER'S OPEN HOUSE, edited, with an introduction by Patrick Durgin, 180 pgs, $14.95. Still new after all these months! "I am trying to show the mind."

A BOOK OF PROPHECIES, John Wieners, Bootstrap, 140 pgs, $15. "I have tried other men, / they do not help."

THE PICTURES, Max Winter, Tarpaulin Sky, 70 pgs, $12. "The rest of us might blur as well"

HUMAN RESOURCES, Rachel Zolf, Coach House, 96 pgs, $14.95. "Forget the self without your pain you're nothing."

ORDERING INFORMATION:
 
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