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Book shopping

I acquire books the way some go for shoes: I see something I want and simply must have it. Before going shopping on Saturday I asked the Twitterverse to recommend poets I should read, and I received some good suggestions: Anne Sexton from @la_panique, Louis Untermeyer from @szul, Robinson Jeffers from @davidbmetcalfe (thanks guys!) and I added a […]

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Charlotte Bronte dissed

Perhaps it’s because I’ve just finished reading Jane Eyre, but I took exception to the description given in the Spring 2010 Lapham’s Quarterly. Allow me to explain, in this issue there’s a chart titled “Day Jobs” which sketches the careers of half a dozen well known writers, including Ms Bronte. Included are listings of the writer’s name,

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