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

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

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

Four notes for an essay
by Robert Bohm

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