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Review: SUBLIME PHYSICK by Patrick Madden

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Sublime Physick Patrick Madden University of Nebraska Press, Feb 2016 264 pp; $24.95 Buy: hardcover Spanning a dozen essays of various lengths and subject matter, Sublime Physick presents questions and poses possibilities in Patrick Madden’s signature cerebral, yet often comical, style. No human endeavor is insignificant, not even spitting—or

Review: MONSTER TREK: THE OBSESSIVE SEARCH FOR BIGFOOT by Joe Gisondi

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Monster Trek: The Obsessive Search for Bigfoot Joe Gisondi University of Nebraska Press, February 1 2016 306 pp, $18.95 Buy: paperback | nook | Kindle  “Bigfoot are reported across all social, educational, and economic classes,” writes journalist and professor Joe Gisondi in his new book Monster Trek: The Obsessive

The Life and Poetry of Ted Kooser

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“I farm a little plot of things to say, with not much frontage on the busy road.” —Ted Kooser journal entry, December 7, 1972 quoted in The Life and Poetry of Ted Kooser by Mary K. Stillwell A lot’s happened for Ted Kooser since he wrote those lines more

Snack Time with Sherrie Flick

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When writer Sherrie Flick coordinated events at the immensely popular Gist Street Reading Series in Pittsburgh, one thing was certain, beyond the high caliber of the visiting writers and the fact the space would be packed: there would be fabulous food. Crusty bread, gooey cheese, in-season vegetables, jugs of