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Doom and Hope Coexist in Sam Cohen’s ‘Sarahland’

If you’ve been feeling as hopeless as I have lately, you need to read Sarahland, Sam Cohen’s super queer, super sparkly debut collection of short stories. I borrowed it on audiobook from Libby because the algorithms put it in a list of similar titles to Violent Bent Backwards Over the Grass (previously my favorite audiobook, readers may recall).… read more.

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Lana Del Rey & Real Poetry: ‘Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass’

At a dinner party populated mostly by poets, someone asked what I’d been reading. I explained that with my new hobby (knitting) occupying my hands and eyes during my free time, I’d turned to audiobooks.

“Mostly fiction and non-fiction?” my poet friend Jacob asked. “Any poetry?”

“Mostly fantasy novels from my childhood,” I confessed.… read more.

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