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An Algerian Childhood
Edited by Leïla Sebbar
Reviewed by Dana De Zoysa

At Home in the World
By Joyce Maynard
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

The Blue Dress
By Alison Townsend
Reviewed by Karla Huston

The Burning Point
By Frances Richey
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Creature Comforts
By William L. M. H. Clark
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Dark Card
By Rebecca Foust
Reviewed by Bob Wake

A Decent Reed
By Bruce Dethlefsen
Reviewed by Matt Welter

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

By Rebecca Wells
Reviewed by Kate McGinnity

Dogs Dream of Running
By John Lehman
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Dr. Titiana's Sex Advice to All Creation
By Olivia Judson
Reviewed by Dana De Zoysa

Drunk as a Lord: Samurai Stories
By Ryotaro Shiba
Reviewed by Dana De Zoysa

Eyes Wide Open: A Memoir of Stanley Kubrick
By Frederic Raphael
Reviewed by Scott Von Doviak

Esperando a Loló
By Ana Lydia Vega
Reviewed by Nancy Bird

Factory Stiff
By William Hart
Reviewed by Elizabeth Routen

Glass (pray the electrons back to sand)
By James Chapman
Reviewed by Bob Wake

La Globalización Imaginada
By Néstor García Canclini
Reviewed by Nancy Bird

The Global Media:
The New Missionaries of Corporate Capitalism

By Edward S. Herman
and Robert W. McChesney
Reviewed by Amitabh Pal

Graphic Classics: Mark Twain
Edited by Tom Pomplun
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Graphic Classics: O. Henry
Edited by Tom Pomplun
Reviewed by Bob Wake

The Half Brother
By Lars Saabye Christensen
Translated by Kenneth Steven
Reviewed by Michael Allen Potter

Handwriting in America: A Cultural History
By Tamara Plakins Thornton
Reviewed by B.C. Brown

Hosannas
By Katharine Whitcomb
Reviewed by Matt Welter

The House of Doctor Dee
By Peter Ackroyd
Reviewed by Steven E. Alford

The Idea and Story Without Words
By Frans Masereel
Reviewed by Chris Lanier

I Married a Communist
By Philip Roth
Reviewed by Jeremy Harrell

Infinite Jest
By David Foster Wallace
Reviewed by Bob Wake

In the Deserts of This Earth
By Uwe George
Translated from the German by
Richard and Clara Winston
Reviewed by David Steingass

In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
By Tobias Wolff
Reviewed by John Lehman

In the Gathering of Silence
By Levi Romero
Reviewed by Ken Hunt

In the Shadows of Mountains
Edited by John E. Smelcer
Reviewed by Rod Clark

I Was Amelia Earhart
By Jane Mendelsohn
Reviewed by Dori Knoff-Roselle

Journeyman's Dues
By William Hart
Reviewed by Elizabeth Routen

Joy Unspeakable
By Laura Stamps
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Just Above Water
By Louis Jenkins
Reviewed by John Lehman

Life of Pi
By Yann Martel
Reviewed by Dana De Zoysa

Lines on Lake Winnebago
By Gary C. Busha
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Loose Change
By Louis McKee
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Luna de Miel
By Lauie MacDiarmid
Reviewed by Karla Huston

The Man Who Once Played Catch with Nellie Fox
By John Manderino
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

The Magic Seed
By Sharon Price
Reviewed by Kate McGinnity

Nobody's Hell
By Douglas Goetsch
Reviewed by Matt Welter

Oblivion
By David Foster Wallace
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Oh
By Cole Swensen
Reviewed by Catherine Daly

Omens of Millennium
By Harold Bloom
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Pencil Test
By Karla Huston
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Pereira Declares
By Antonio Tabucchi
Translated by Patrick Creagh
Reviewed by Mary Sarko

The Perfect Day
By Andrea Potos
Reviewed by Matt Welter

Planet Hong Kong
By David Bordwell
Reviewed by Noel Vera

The Pocket Poetry Parenting Guide
Edited by Jennifer Bosveld
Reviewed by Matt Welter

Present/Tense: Poets in the World
Edited by Mark Pawlak
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Saying Grace
By James Lenfestey
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Signposts: New and Selected Poems
By Frances May
Reviewed by David Steingass

Six Modern Plagues
By Mark Jerome Walters
Reviewed by Dori Knoff

Something Near the Dance Floor
By Bruce Dethlefsen
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Somewhere in the Night: Film Noir and the American City
By Nicholas Christopher
Reviewed by John Lehman

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Café Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights
By David Margolick
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

Such Rich Hour
By Cole Swensen
Reviewed by Catherine Daly

Tabloid Dreams
By Robert Olen Butler
Reviewed by John Lehman

.357
By Marcus Gray
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Truffaut
By Antoine de Baecque and Serge Toubiana
Translated by Catherine Temerson
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Tuned Droves
By Eric Baus
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Veil: New and Selected Poems
By Rae Armantrout
Reviewed by Catherine Daly

Vivekananda: Lessons In Classical Yoga
Compiled and Edited by Dave DeLuca
Reviewed by Dana De Zoysa

Waiting for Beethoven
By Laurel Yourke
Reviewed by Susan Tollefson

Walk On: The Spiritual Journey of U2
By Steve Stockman
Reviewed by Nancy Bird

Walnut from Waterloo
By Sue De Kelver
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Walnut from Waterloo
By Sue De Kelver
Reviewed by Kris Rued-Clark

We Are Eternal: What the Spirits Tell Me About Death
By Robert Brown
Reviewed by Dana De Zoysa

Words for the Taking: The Hunt for a Plagiarist
By Neal Bowers
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske


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