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Sweet Shop

Title: Sweet Shop Writer: Amit Chaudhuri Format: Hardcover Book Length: 128 Publisher: Penguin Publishing Date: February 2019 Language: English Reviewed by: Pramila Tripathy Sweets and Calcutta: A Tryst with the Metaphysical Amit Chaudhuri’s book Sweet Shop came out in 2019. The poems of the book take their themes from various kinds of sweets and present a meditation on...
Title: The Low Passions: Poems Writer: Anders Carlson-Wee Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company ISBN: 978-0393652383 Language: English Reviewed by: Dustin Pickering Anders Carlson-Wee is a National Endowment of the Arts fellow. Dorianne Laux calls The Low Passions “an ode to America, the distances between place and people, the desire to quiet the self in order...
Title: The Wild Essential Writer: Claudine Nash Format: Paperback Publisher: Kelsay Books Publishing Date: 2017 Language: English Price: USD 14.00 Reviewed by: Melissa A. Chappell The Wild Essential is Claudine Nash’s second full-length poetry collection. It is preceded by her poetry collection, Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016), and a poetry chapbook, The Problem with Loving Ghosts...
Title: Indelible Fingerprints Writer: David Estringel Publisher: Alien Buddha Press Publishing Date: April 2019 Language: English Reviewed by: Sarbajit Sarkar Human tenderness could be defined with the virtual space it occupies while confronting melancholy and utter loneliness. Life, as it is perceived in today’s world, possesses a constant threat to our existence and perennially makes...
Title: When Lovers Leave and Poetry Stays Writer: Jhilam Chattaraj Publisher: Authorspress Publishing Date: 2018 Language: English Reviewed by: Juveria Tabassum The time has come for women to leave the woods andreclaim forbidden spaces.  In our vast nation while there are millions of girls who disappear due to traditional cultural evils like dowry and female...

Burrito Deluxe

Title: Burrito Deluxe Writer: Joe Ridgwell Format: Paperback Book Length: 234 Publisher: Leamington Books Language: English ISBN-10: 0993227201 ISBN-13: 978-0993227202 Price: £ 9.99 Reviewed by: Koushik Sen The Metaphysical Rebels: Burrito Deluxe as the final Road Novel “What the fuck are these monsters?” I said. Ronnie attempted to put one end of the leviathan into his mouth. --Burrito Deluxe. (Ridgwell, 88) Joe Ridgwell’s...