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Attention Span 2009 – G.C. Waldrep

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Alice Notley | Alma, or The Dead Women | Granary Books | 2006

Geoffrey Hill | Selected Poems | Yale University Press | 2009

Jack Spicer | My Vocabulary Did This to Me | Wesleyan University Press | 2008

Roberto Bolaño, trans. Natasha Wimmer | 2666 | Farrar, Straus & Giroux | 2008

Wallace Stevens | Collected Poetry & Prose | Library of America | 1997

Fanny Howe | The Winter Sun | Graywolf Press | 2009

Asher Ghaffar | Wasps in a Golden Dream Hum a Strange Music | ECW Press | 2009

Lisa Robertson | Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip | Coach House Books | 2009

Carla Harryman | Adorno’s Noise | Essay Press | 2008

Alice Oswald | A Sleepwalk on the Severn | Faber | 2009

Ismail Kadare, trans. David Bellos | The Siege | Canongate | 2008

Some other titles I’ve spent time thinking about this past year, in no particular order and for many different reasons: Ulf Stolterfoht, Lingos I-IX (trans. Rosmarie Waldrop); Emily Wilson, Micrographia; Cal Bedient, Days of Unwilling; Michael Dickman, The End of the West; Katy Lederer, The Heaven-Sent Leaf; Cole Swensen, Ours; Susan Stewart, Red Rover; Kevin Prufer, National Anthem; Lyn Hejinian, Saga/Circus; Robyn Schiff, Revolver; Laynie Browne, Daily Sonnets; Jacqueline Risset, Sleep’s Powers (trans. Jennifer Moxley); Eric Baus, Tuned Droves; Dan Beachy-Quick, This Nest, Swift Passerine; Mark Cunningham, Body Language; Brian Teare, Sight Map; Sandy Florian, The Tree of No; Jedediah Berry, The Manual of Detection; J. Robert Lennon, Castle & Pieces for the Left Hand; John Felstiner, Can Poetry Save the Earth?

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