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Volume 30, Number 3
March/April 2009

Memoir Now

Focus: Memoir Now

Thomas Larson's “Introduction to Focus: A New Kind of Narrative Truth”

DeWitt Henry reviews Melissa J. Delbridge's Family Bible

Jocelyn Bartkevicius reviews Aaron Raz Link and Hilda Raz's What Becomes You

David Prete reviews David Gilmour's The Film Club: A Memoir

Robert Lunday reviews Sven Birkerts's The Art of Time in Memoir: Then, Again; eds. Patricia Hampl and Elaine Tyler May's Tell Me True: Memoir, History, and Writing a Life; and ed. David Lazar's Truth in Nonfiction: Essays

Joni Tevis reviews Larry Woiwode's A Step from Death: A Memoir

David Lazar reviews Teresa Miller's Means of Transit: A Slightly Embellished Memoir

Dale Rigby reviews William Davies King's Collections of Nothing

Feature: Celebrating National Poetry Month

David Ray Vance reviews Stephanie Strickland's Zone : Zero

Miriam Leberstein reviews ed. and trans. Richard J. Fein's With Everything We've Got: A Personal Anthology of Yiddish Poetry

Saara Myrene Raappana reviews C.D. Wright's Rising, Falling, Hovering

Joseph D. Haske reviews Roberto Bolaño's The Romantic Dogs

Haines Eason reviews Teresa K. Miller's Forever No Lo, Louise Glück's October, and Robert Ostrom's To Show the Living

Book Reviews

Vanessa Place reviews Eugene Marten's Waste

Yevgeniya Traps reviews Susan Sontag's Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

Christian Moraru reviews Dumitru Tsepeneag's Pigeon Post

Davis Schneiderman reviews William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac's And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

Neil D. Isaacs reviews Tom LeClair's Passing Through

John Domini reviews Salvatore Scibona's The End

Alicia Ostriker reviews Marilyn Krysl's Dinner with Osama

Michael Wolfe reviews ed. ZZ Packer's New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 2008

John Stazinski reviews Andrew Porter 's The Theory of Light and Matter and Peter Selgin's Drowning Lessons

Duane Niatum reviews ed. Barbara Brotherton's S'abadeb-The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists

Myfanwy Collins reviews ed. and trans. Shouhua Qi's The Pearl Jacket and Other Stories: Flash Fiction from Contemporary China

A. D. Jameson reviews David Rees's Get Your War On: The Definitive Account of the War on Terror, 2001-2008

Kara Mason reviews Arkadii Dragomoshchenko's Dust

Samuele F. S. Pardini reviews Geoffrey Green's Voices in a Mask


Page 2-Jeffrey R. Di Leo's “Green Books”

Scenes-Rose Metal Press

From Our Own-Joseph T. Thomas, Jr. reviews Doug Nufer's We Were Werewolves

LineOnLine-Was: annales nomadique/a novel of internet, The Hotel of Irrevocable Acts, The Bruise, The Mirror in the Well, Deniability, Unexpected Guests, and House Held Together by Winds


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