Search Results: ganesan

Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

Christina Thompson. HarperCollins, 2019. 365 pages. $29.99.

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry

Imani Perry. Beacon Press, 2018. 237 pages. $26.95.

The Book of Collateral Damage

Sinan Antoon. Translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright. Yale University Press, 2019. 312 pages. $24.00.

Firsts:100 Years of Yale Younger Poets

Carl Phillips, editor. Yale University Press, 2019. 400 pages. $65.00.

Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung

Nina MacLaughlin. FSG Originals, 2019. 352 pages. $16.00.

In the Months of My Son’s Recovery: Poems

Kate Daniels. Louisiana State Press, 2019. 105 pages. $19.91.

The Year of Blue Water

By Indira Ganesan  The foreword to The Year of Blue Water by Yanyi is written by Carl Phillips, the poet and judge of this year’s Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. It is a celebratory and sensitive assessment of this quietly assertive, nuanced book. I suggest you skip it to savor after reading Yanyi’s book. […]

In the Shadow of King Saul

Jerome Charyn. Bellevue Literary Press, 2018. 271 pages. $16.99.

At Home in the World: Women Writers and Public Life, from Austen to the Present

Maria DiBattista and Deborah Epstein Nord. Princeton University Press, 2017. 279 pages. $29.95.

Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Mary Norris. W.W. Norton & Company, 2015. 240 pages. $24.99.

The Streets of Paris: A Guide to the City of Light following in the Footsteps of Famous Parisians Throughout History

Susan Cahill. St. Martin’s/Griffin, 2017. 297 pages.

The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, & Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

Thor Hanson. Basic Books, 2015. 277 pages. $26.99.