Eighth Day: Music Poetry

Spoken-word poems and poems that employ music—its powers, its rhythms—these are some of the richest, most evocative poetries that describe the indescribable and eschew the page. MOIRA RICHARDS shares five collections that have music at their hearts. Seeing Birds in Church is

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REVIEW: Fields of Blood

Fields of Blood   Karen Armstrong  RandomStruik REVIEW: Sue Townsend “Political differences can be resolved. Religious ones cannot.” So said a commentator on the most recent outbreak of fighting in the Middle East. Fields of Blood can be thought of

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REVIEW: Some Luck

Some Luck                             Jane Smiley                            Mantle (Pan Macmillan) On reading the blurbs and beginning to read the book itself, the initial impression was that I was paging through The Saturday Evening Post while episodes of The Waltons and Little House on

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