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Review of ‘Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats,’ by Allen Ginsberg

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Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats

by Allen Ginsberg (Author), Bill Morgan (Editor) and Anne Waldman (Introduction)
Grove Atlantic
Reviewed by Marc Olmsted

The Best Minds of My Generation, a collection of Allen Ginsberg’s … Continue reading

Review of ‘WHEREAS,’ by Layli Long Soldier

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WHEREAS
Layli Long Soldier
Graywolf Press
Review by Amélie Frank

“Apology is policy.”—The X Files

Thanks to Graydon Carter for jump-starting this review. Carter — the publisher of Vanity Fair who famously coined the term “short-fingered … Continue reading

‘Four notes for an essay,’ by Robert Bohm

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Four notes for an essay
by Robert Bohm

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Leni Riefenstahl’s documentaries were created to be viewed by an audience in closed theaters.

Hitler’s mass-rally appearances were constructs of words, military symbols, architectural backgrounds and nationalistic … Continue reading