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LARB LOVES 'THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE FROGS AND THE MICE'

Posted March 11, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer

The Los Angeles Review of Books ran a long review praising The Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice, translated by A. E. Stallings and illustrated by Grant Silverstein:"It takes real poetic skill to parody a master so subtly that the result becomes mistaken for the poetry of the master himself at... [Details]


CHAPTER 16 PRAISES MARK JARMAN'S 'DAILINESS'

Posted February 18, 2020 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Dailiness , Mark Jarman

Chapter 16 praises Mark Jarman and his new book Dailiness: Essays on Poetry, calling it "an uplifting way to think about writing daily.""In Dailiness: Essays on Poetry, Mark Jarman never shies away from important—some might argue ineffable—topics such as faith, mortality, and selfhood. And yet he wades into these subjects... [Details]




THE NEW CRITERION ON 'GLAUCON'S FATE'

Posted June 12, 2019 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Glaucon's Fate , Jacob Howland , The New Criterion

Khalil M. Habib reviewed Glaucon's Fate by Jacob Howland in the June 2019 issue of The New Criterion, calling the book "one of the most interesting and insightful treatments of Plato's Republic in years" Habib went on to say, "We may never know the real Socrates, but Howland's mastery and interpretation... [Details]



'DOTTORESSA' IN KIRKUS

Posted March 13, 2019 by Mara Brandsdorfer

Kirkus Reviews calls Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome "a charming story well told" in their April 2019 issue.Read the full review. [Details]


TLS FEATURES DAVID MASON

Posted March 04, 2019 by Mara Brandsdorfer
David Mason , Voices Places

The Times Literary Supplement reviewed two of poet David Mason's recent books including Voices, Places (Paul Dry Books, January 2018), calling it, "A collection of literary essays with a personal spin, as enjoyably unpredictable in their subject matter as the poems." [Details]


PUBLISHERS WEEKLY PRAISES 'DOTTORESSA'

Posted February 04, 2019 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Dottoressa , Susan Levenstein

Publishers Weekly reviewed Susan Levenstein's Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome :“While sharing the many difficulties she’s faced as an outsider to the Italian health-care system—with its piles of paperwork, unwritten rules, and old boy networks—Levenstein also writes a love letter to Italy . . . The first chapters recount, with a combination... [Details]