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Minimal Damage: Stories of Veterans, by H. Lee Barnes. University of Nevada Press, 2007. $24.95, 200 pages.
In H. Lee Barnes’ short story collection, Minimal Damage: Stories of Veterans, the physical damage the characters suffer may be small, …3
On page 89 I was thinking about Picasso’s collection.
Not one impressionist painting,
not one painting in which light plays any part.
Not even in the admirable Cezanne,
not even in the large Renoir.
I could see in my mind’s …
I have met a truly liberated woman. Not Bella Abzug, Betty Friedan, or Shirley Chisolm, but Dorothy Day, a woman of seventy plus, whose freedom is not put on delicately like perfume as one leaves the house, but rather authentically …2
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To be a funeral, I planned that everyone be disappointed.
This way I managed so much time to think. Over the
stage rocks were displayed on a shelf, and the ceremony
was taking place below. Their shadows were there too,…
Contributors: C. Dawn Davis, Reggie Scanlan, Britta Ameel, Sam Witt, G. C. Waldrep, William Wright, Joshua Wilkinson, Ben Doyle, Stephen Ajay, Mark DeCarteret, Nick Courtright, Michael Hudson, Mark Ehling, Daniel Gutstein, Kim Chinquee, K.A. Hays, Smith Henderson, Chris Dombrowski, Sarah …0
Suppose you came to hear about the day Dr. Wu made himself a victim in the classroom. Not too long ago after his wife had left him, taking with her their only daughter for a job in the Catskills. Beach …2
Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence, Timothy Morton. Columbia University Press, 2016. $30, 208 pages.
Timothy Morton says in his new book, Dark Ecology, that we must nibble away like field mice on destructive patterns of thinking. This …2
Calligraphy Lessons: The Collected Stories, by Mikhail Shishkin. Translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz, Leo Shtutin, Mariya Bashkatova, and Sylvia Maizell. Deep Vellum Publishing, 2015. $12, 180 pages.
Mikhail Shishkin, one of the most highly acclaimed contemporary Russian …3