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Stories

by: Philip Gerard

  Resonant and lyrical tales of the dangers and frustrations of life at all ages.    —Kirkus Reviews One Gerard character says that “childhood is a dangerous country, and not all of us make it out alive”—a powerful theme that runs through these beautifully crafted, moving stories. Those who do make it out alive are left trying to make sense of the memories, those defining times when one stands at the cusp of childhood ...

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    Currents

    Poems

    By Bojan Louis

      It takes only the ring of the opening poems in Currents to realize this book does exactly what one hopes a first book will do, bring alive a new, original voice.  It’s a voice Bojan Louis not only sustains, but b...

    Feet of the Messenger

    Poems

    By H. C. Palmer

      Between the horrors of the Vietnam War and the pacific silences of the Kansas prairie, H. C. Palmer honors both the beauty of the English language and the ancient powers of poetry to speak experience without diminishing it. Seldom h...

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New Letters on the Air Archive Audio on The Paris Review Podcast

The Paris Review’s podcast for Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, will feature John Ashbery reading his poem “Soonest Mended,” from a 1986 New Letters on the Air program. More information and links to The Paris Review Podcast here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.