Slate Book Review: The 27 Overlooked Books of 2015

1 Dec

Stephen Burt thinks you should check out Tracey Knapp’s “Mouth,” published by 42 Miles Press.

Excerpt:

Parts of Mouth feel like a mix tape from somebody with whom you’ve recently fallen in love; other parts feel like a very good anthology that might be called Casual Poems About Urban Living at, Say, 30. It’s a big book of vivacious poems small enough to memorize or take along in your satchel or purse: It’s also a font of verbal invention, new words that make new, and improve, a troubling Valentine’s Day or a sluggish commute, “a topological menu/ of the inner universe, the Idiot’s Guide/ to What We Are Able to Tolerate.”

Read the rest here!

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