Under the Influence #4, Nabokov’s Hyperbole

written by Kurt Baumeister September 12, 2018 Published initially by Entropy Intro Wherein you will learn of David Leo Rice’s ten mental locks, Marcy Dermansky’s ability to see romance in the confluence of pierogis and roaches, how Stephen Dunn’s poetry makes Kenzie Allen feel at home anywhere in the world, Kevin Catalano’s thoughts on semicolons and Faulkner, …

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The Nervous Breakdown’s Review Microbrew, Volume 6

By Kurt BaumeisterJanuary 12, 2017   Mircobrew will return in its usual form in early February with 2017’s first batch of new books. For now, here are my ten favorites from 2016, in no particular order, along with a favorite chosen by each of the authors I selected. I have to admit, looking at this …

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The Nervous Breakdown’s Review Microbrew, Volume 4

http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/kbaumeister/2016/10/the-nervous-breakdowns-review-microview-volume-4/ By Kurt BaumeisterOctober 27, 2016 Fiction Reviews   “To be without a feeling for art is no disgrace. A person can live in peace without reading [novels] or listening to [music]. But the misomusist does not live in peace. He feels humiliated by the existence of something that is beyond him, and he hates …

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