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Books: poet C.K. Williams turns to prose in All at Once

April 18, 2014


“It is probably not fair to compare C. K. Williams’ prose in All at Once with his award winning verse poetry books, but it does offer poetry averse readers an opportunity to engage with a perceptive and empathic wordsmith whose work they otherwise would not encounter.” —From my NYJB book review.  Read that review first. Additional […]

David Grossman conveys parental bereavement in Falling Out of Time

March 25, 2014


“As moving as are each of these expressions of grief the cumulative effect of Falling Out of Time‘s nearly 200 pages is even more powerful. It certainly conveys bereaved parents’ pain to readers who have not suffered that loss and may help some mourning parents work through their grief, though others may feel it reopens […]

This year’s National Book Critics Circle Award Nominees announced

January 14, 2013


via The Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award are considered the triple crown of American book publishing. Although I am a voting member of the National Book Critics Circle I have not read any of these books (see my previous article 2012 Books Retrospective for the 2012 books […]

new york journal of books: “Homesick” by Eshkol Nevo, Translated by Sondra Silverston

July 19, 2010


To read the review click here