cambridge book review

cbr 7 / spring & summer 2002

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cbr 7 / spring & summer 2002

Veil: New and Selected Poems
Rae Armantrout
Reviewed by Catherine Daly

Such Rich Hour
Cole Swensen
Reviewed by Catherine Daly

Oh
Cole Swensen
Reviewed by Catherine Daly

Luna de Miel
Laurie MacDonald
Reviewed by Karla Huston

Loose Change
Louis McKee
Reviewed by Karla Huston

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cbr 6 / fall 2001

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cbr 6 / fall 2001

Five poems
R. Virgil Ellis

The Girl Who Washed Her Hands
John Lehman

The Idea and Story Without Words
Frans Masereel
Reviewed by Chris Lanier

La Globalización Imaginada
Néstor García Canclini
Reviewed by Nancy Bird

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cbr 5 / winter 2000-2001

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cbr 5 / winter 2000-2001

Fear and Loathing in Seattle
(Or: How I Almost Became a Serial Killer)

Cal Godot

Coincidences
Chris Lanier

The Stripping of Saint Joan
Noel Vera

critic clown
An excerpt
Paul Vos Benkowski

The Glass Cocoon
An excerpt
Christopher J. Jarmick & Serena F. Holder

Long Shot Odyssey
An excerpt
Walter Bruno

Non-Committal Blurbs
for Soft-Hearted or Weak-Willed Book Reviewers

William Ham

Redshift: Greenstreem
An excerpt
Rod Clark

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday,
Café Society, and an Early Cry for Civil Rights
David Margolick
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

Planet Hong Kong
David Bordwell
Reviewed by Noel Vera

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cbr 4 / winter 1999-2000

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cbr 4 / winter 1999-2000

Gonzago the Boy Wonder
From a work in progress
Cal Godot

For Harold Brodkey
Marcus Gray

Evidence
Jan Levine Thal

Redshift: Greenstreem
An excerpt
Rod Clark

Waking from a Dream of Grief
A poem
David Steingass

Glass Cocoon
A poem
Christopher J. Jarmick

Eyes Wide Open: A Memoir of Stanley Kubrick
Frederic Raphael
Reviewed by Scott Von Doviak

Truffaut
Antoine de Baecque and Serge Toubiana
Translated by Catherine Temerson
Reviewed by Bob Wake

At Home in the World
Joyce Maynard
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

Somewhere in the Night: Film Noir and the American City
Nicholas Christopher
Reviewed by John Lehman

Hosannas
Katharine Whitcomb
Reviewed by Matt Welter

The Pocket Poetry Parenting Guide
Edited by Jennifer Bosveld
Reviewed by Matt Welter

Nobody’s Hell
Douglas Goetsch
Reviewed by Matt Welter

Natural Superior
Vol. 1, No. 1
Reviewed by Matt Welter

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cbr 3 / spring & summer 1999

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car 3 / spring & summer 1999

Daughter! I Forbid Your Recurring Dream!
An excerpt
James Chapman

Blizzard
Esther Clibon

Five poems
From Shrine of the Tooth Fairy
John Lehman

An Award for Elia Kazan
Jan Levine Thal

Commie Dearest
Jan Levine Thal

Glass (pray the electrons back to sand)
James Chapman
Reviewed by Bob Wake

.357
Marcus Gray
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Words for the Taking: The Hunt for a Plagiarist
Neal Bowers
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

I Married a Communist
Philip Roth
Reviewed by Jeremy Harrell

The House of Doctor Dee
Peter Ackroyd
Reviewed by Steven E. Alford

A Decent Reed
Bruce Dethlefsen
Reviewed by Matt Welter

The Perfect Day
Andrea Potos
Reviewed by Matt Welter

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cbr 2 / spring & summer 1998

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cbr 2 / spring & summer 1998

Sugar Road
Excerpt from a work in progress
Rod Clark

On Levertov
Kevin Ducey

From The Land, Always the Land
Mel Ellis

From The Tenting Cantos
R. Virgil Ellis

The Man Who Once Played Catch with Nellie Fox
John Manderino
Reviewed by Gay Davidson-Zielske

Omens of Millennium
Harold Bloom
Reviewed by Bob Wake

Tabloid Dreams
Robert Olen Butler
Reviewed by John Lehman

Just Above Water
Louis Jenkins
Reviewed by John Lehman

Handwriting in America: A Cultural History
Tamara Plakins Thornton
Reviewed by B.C. Brown

In the Deserts of This Earth
Uwe George
Translated from the German by Richard & Clara Winston
Reviewed by David Steingass

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cbr 1 / winter 1997-1998

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cbr 1 / winter 1997-98

Three poems
Jim Stevens
From Earth Hunter

Two poems
César Vallejo
Translated by Mary Sarko

Greta’s Wail of GreatPlains Law
David Steingass
From GreatPlains: A Prairie Lovesong

Mitchum & Stewart
Jeffrey Corcoran
From Unconscious Cinema

Pereira Declares
Antonio Tabucchi
Reviewed by Mary Sarko

Infinite Jest
David Foster Wallace
Reviewed by Bob Wake

In the Shadows of Mountains
Edited by John E. Smelcer
Reviewed by Rod Clark

Signposts: New and Selected Poems
Frances May
Reviewed by David Steingass

In the Gathering of Silence
Levi Romero
Reviewed by Ken Hunt

Esperando a Loló
Ana Lydia Vega
Reviewed by Nancy Bird

In the Gardens of the North American Martyrs
Tobias Wolff
Reviewed by John Lehman

The Global Media: The New Missionaries of Corporate Capitalism
Edward S. Herman & Robert W. McChesney
Reviewed by Amitabh Pal

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Rebecca Wells
Reviewed by Kate McGinnity

I Was Amelia Earhart
Jane Mendelsohn
Reviewed by Dori Knoff-Roselle

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