Table Walking at Nighthawk

By Carol Darnell Guerrero-Murphy Published in 2007 by Ghost Road Press ISBN 0-9796255-1-3 Reviewed by Elliot Jackson Why, oh why, wonders the Inconstant Reader, do I routinely pass by poetry in my restless forays through my library’s shelves? Is it because I had a rigorous education in my youth, and read so much of it […]

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In Memoriam: Abbott Fay, 1926-2009

by Elliot Jackson I confess it: I am a print addict. A print junkie, if truth be told. I have been known to while away the time conning the labels on Kraft Mac & Cheese boxes, if no other reading material was available. This addiction is one among others that I inherited from my father, […]

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

by Barbara Kingsolver, Steven L. Hopp, and Camille Kingsolver Illustrated by Richard A. Houser. Harper Collins, 2007 ISBN: 0060852569 I found so much to appreciate in this book – a sprawling meditation on food, food politics, family, origns, and what we sometimes self-consciously refer to as The American Way of Life – that it is […]

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