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John Freeman

Join us on Wednesday, November 20, 7pm as John Freeman — literary critic, editor, poet, and “one of the preeminent book people of our time” (Dave Eggers) — presents his latest work, Dictionary of the Undoing, a suite of incisive, poetic essays about the current political moment. Free! More info here.

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Ginsberg and Martial

Two new reviews include a look behind the business of being Allen Ginsberg with Bob Rosenthal's memoir, Straight Around Allen and a new translation by Art Beck of Martial's epigrams. Read on!

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New Chapbook by Douglas Kearney

A suite of poems inspired by the first few seconds of famous tunes, Starts Spinning will make you dizzy with happiness. Douglas Kearney's dynamic voice comes through clear in these poetic liner notes. More info here.