Brownian Life by John Tischer / Bibliotheca Universalis / Bucharest, Romania / 2015John Tischer was born in Chicago. He graduated from Carleton College in 1971 and was a student of Chögyam Trungpa, a Buddhist meditation master who was also a … [Read More...]
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Essays & Reviews
Root River Return by David Kherdian / Beach Hill Publications / 2015In 1970, I was a refugee from Brooklyn living in a broken down old house in Lyme, New Hampshire. I came into the country for the same reason that many of my generation did, to heal … [Read More...]
The Beat Generation
Wait Till I'm Dead: Uncollected Poems by Allen Ginsberg (Bill Morgan, ed.) / Grove Press / hardcoverWhen I first heard about this book of uncollected poems by Allen Ginsberg, I imagined a slim volume of "b-sides" that would be "for the … [read more...]
It is with a numbed sense of great personal loss that I report the passing on June 27th of David Gitin: poet, educator, and polymath. As Gloria Avner lovingly phrased it (his long-lost teenage sweetheart, re-discovered and reunited in Key Largo six years … [read more...]