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Book Review: autopsy

autopsy (Donte Collins)

A potent debut poetry collection from the 2016 winner of The Academy of American Poets's "Most Promising Young Poet Award" that excavates the many facets of grief, longing, and belonging.

Leila Green

Leila Green

"autopsy, explores the very act of grief; depicting it as an undertaking of strenuous, body-breaking labor. Collins manages to spin this horrid labor into splendid  metaphor, imagining and reimagining the grieving process in striking, totally inventive lines..."

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Book Review: The Secret of the Purple Lake

The Secret of the Purple Lake (Yaba Badoe)

An illustrated and interlinked collection of five globe-hopping stories that follow bold creatures from Ghana to Thailand.

"A charming, whimsical collection that blurs the lines between the human, animal, and spiritual realms..."

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Random House

Random House

"Blind Spot is a reckoning with presence and absence; a sturdy bridge between known and unknown, a fierce manifesto for a revolutionary way of encountering the world..."

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