By Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen’s essays at the examining existence are a treat to learn. cozy, own, wide-ranging, they include interesting nuggets of information and full of life checks of enormous quantities of books, in addition to an entire life’s worthy of considerate rumination on time, love, travel, and family, in addition to what it ability to be, almost existentially, a reader.
– Christina Thompson, Editor, Harvard Review
Anyone who has pounded the pavement promoting The nice Books of the Western World in fifty four volumes and lived to inform will get my timeless recognize and may get yours. Michael Cohen is a e-book rat, now not a booklet snob. For him, the pleasures of the publication are tactile and auditory in addition to mental and philosophical. The essays in a spot to learn tackle power plate-lunch mixtures in western Kentucky, the tuxedo as male uniform, the golfing direction as locus of friendship and humor, and Baptist theological responses to Day of the lifeless practices in Michoacán, as well as extra strictly literary topics.
– Ann Neelon, editor of New Madrid
Michael Cohen has given us a set of non-public retrospectives that deserve a spot within the best culture of the yank essay. every one is in its personal method a touch upon the human state of affairs, filtered via a private optic that's either sophisticated and erudite. fun, hugely own, insightful, they’ll make you smile, smirk, frown, and gasp, yet they’ll by no means bore. I promise.
– E. A. Allen, writer of the Montclaire Mysteries
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Positioned north of Cincinnati within the Mill Creek Valley, Lincoln Heights was once the 1st African American self-governing group north of the Mason-Dixon Line. the advance of Lincoln Heights begun in 1923 whilst the Haley-Livingston Land corporation of Chicago offered plenty to black households in an unincorporated sector known as the Cincinnati commercial Subdivision, now the southern element of Lincoln Heights.
The essays during this assortment have been initially provided as talks on the Poe reports Association's 3rd overseas Edgar Allan Poe convention: The Bicentennial in October 2009. all of the essays during this quantity care for Poe's effect on authors from the USA and out of the country; moreover, the gathering additionally comprises examples of fundamental texts via modern authors whose paintings is at once on the topic of Poe's paintings or lifestyles: an interview with eastern detective novelist Kiyoshi Kasai and poems through Charles Cantalupo.
During this quantity, Roynon explores Toni Morrison's frequent engagement with historical Greek and Roman culture. Discussing all ten of her released novels thus far, Roynon examines the ways that classical fable, literature, background, social perform, and spiritual ritual make their presence felt in Morrison's writing.
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