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Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter & Booze by Kate Lebo - Book Review

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By Kate Lebo (Editor), Samuel Ligon (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781632171122
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Published: Sasquatch Books - October 24th, 2017

Gosh, Pie & Whiskey just sounds fun, doesn't it? Like the kind of celebration you want to be at? I mean, you might get too stuffed on sugar or screw up the baking, you might get happy drunk while your sloshed bestie becomes the violent drunk; you might be toasting to your accomplishments and burying your emotions in filling. We drink, eat and read both to celebrate and commiserate, and here between these damn fun covers is a story for every single iteration of joy, despair, pie, and whiskey-based drinks. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward - Book Review

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By Yrsa Daley-Ward, Kiese Laymon (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143132615
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Published: Penguin Books - September 26th, 2017

The best poetry volume I've read since Cohen's Book of Longing. I nearly shouted at the words on the page to stop telling me about my life, that it didn't know anything about me - but of course it did. And if that's not enough to convince you, Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine is mad about this book, too. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Bullets Into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence by Gabrielle Giffords - Book Review

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By Gabrielle Giffords (Foreword by), Colum McCann (Introduction by), Brian Clements (Editor)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807025581
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Beacon Press - December 5th, 2017

Poetry may in fact be the only way we can talk about gun violence. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Dragon at the Edge of a Flat World: Portraits and Revelations by Joseph Keckler - Book Review

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$17.50
ISBN: 9781885983251
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Published: Turtle Point Press - November 21st, 2017

These had the magical quality and weight of fables, but I learned some of them were thinly veiled autobiography...filled with characters doing and watching things that neither they nor the reader are fully prepared for. Like stumbling accidentally into an art gallery or a one-night stand, these stories are bizarre, sexy, tantalizing, surreal, and dangerous - but too intriguing to leave before they end. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance by Bill McKibben - Book Review

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$22.00
ISBN: 9780735219861
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Published: Blue Rider Press - November 7th, 2017

A serious contemplation of current political-economic trends, wrapped up in a pirate radio secessionist heist-comedy. Or is it vice versa? ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


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