RAIN TAXI REVIEW OF BOOKS

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Poetry Reviews

Two reviews of poetry books round out the Fall Online Edition, with a look at Israeli poet Amir Or's ethereal Wings and a new translation of Henri Michaux's collection of prose poems A Certain Plume. Read on!

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Nonfiction Reviews

Pull on your thinking caps for these amazing reviews of two nonfiction titles: Robert Jay Lifton's book of warning and hope, Climate Swerve, and Roberto Calasso's magnum opus on the tradition of literature, The Ruin of Kasch. Read on!

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Fiction Reviews

We've posted two more reviews of fiction: Katie Williams's Tell the Machine Goodnight envisions a dystopian future (not unlike our own present) and Leslie Pietrzyk's Silver Girl paints an fraught relationship between two women in the ’80s. Read on.

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Winter Print Issue

Our 92nd Print Issue is now available, featuring interviews with Steve Dalachinsky, Kaethe Schwehn, and Melissa Scholes Young; features on Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Donald Hall, and more reviews than you can shake a stick at — all lovingly wrapped up in a stunning cover by Erica Williams. Check out the complete contents HERE!