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Castaways from the Sky By David Krus
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The parallel French-English text Castaways from the Sky, a story of adventure and friendship, is adapted from the first book of Jules Verne’s trilogy the Mysterious Island, a beloved tale of... More > five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, island. Stressing rapid acquisition of vocabulary, the book provides an introduction to reading French literature.< Less
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An award-winning poet from Princeton University and well-known film director and author (6 STARS WARS books) offers serious reflections on philosophical topics and famous people. Paul Jeffrey Davids... More > is noted for his work in television (from THE TRANSFORMERS to Showtime's ROSWELL) and documentaries released by NBC Universal (JESUS IN INDIA, THE SCI-FI BOYS) and Universal's STARRY NIGHT. Here you will find his poems about Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Allan Poe, John Huston, Forrest J Ackerman, Ray Harryhausen and other cinema pioneers. Some poems delve into reincarnation, life after death, hauntings, love and despair, visions of the future and distant past, synchronicity, the meaning of life and death, and the poet's father (Prof. Jules Davids of Georgetown U.) and his mother. This completes his 2012 trilogy of poetry books, the other two being much lighter and filled with humor: POEMS TO READ WHILE DRIVING ON FREEWAYS (AND OTHER WAYS TO DIE LAUGHING) and POEMS TO READ WHEN YOU RUN OUT OF WEED.< Less
The Innisfree Poetry Journal 9 (September, 2009) By Greg McBride (editor)
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GREG McBRIDE (editor). With Innisfree 9, we continue our series of Closer Looks at the poetry of an exceptional contemporary poet, this time with a generous selection of poems from the books of Alice... More > Friman, a worthy successor to our previous Closer Looks.< Less
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At once broaching cosmic ideas worth pondering (in the tradition of the Wachowski’s The Matrix, David Lindsay's Devil's Tor, and Arthur Clarke’s Childhood’s End) while offering a... More > literary confection to be savoured (think Nabokov’s Pale Fire and Rérez-Reverte’s The Club Dumas), this uncompromising and unconventional epistolary novel of beginnings is intended to be VIEWED as well as read. Eschewing a “plot” in the ordinary sense, this book can, nonetheless, be described as a quest for the Star of Bethlehem. It knits together unearthed oral memoirs, newspaper clippings, and myriad letters and journal pages from across two millennia, interspersed with the author’s own observations. These documents are presented with an abundance of literary apparatus that (with tongue firmly in cheek) challenges the structure of the conventional novel, while flirting with the steampunk and crossover genres, and including a cameo appearance by the Great Detective himself—30 years after The Crucible of Life.< Less
The Innisfree Poetry Journal (Fall, 2012) By Greg McBride (editor)
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GREG McBRIDE (editor), A Closer Look: Martin Galvin and Jenn Blair, Kim Bridgford, Lara Candland, Gayle Reed Carroll, Grace Cavalieri, Catherine Chandler, Jen Coleman, Barbara Westwood Diehl, Jean... More > Free, Monique Gagnon German, Kirsten Hampton, Maryanne Hannan, Adam Hanover , John Harn, Gretchen Hodgin, Deborah Howard, Charles Hughes, Rod Jellema on Martin Galvin, Jacqueline Jules, Maham Khan, Ann Knox, Len Krisak, Michael Lauchlan, Lyn Lifshin, Diane Lockward, Laura Manuelidis, David McAleavey, Amanda Jane McConnon, John McKernan, George Moore, Jean Nordhaus on Moshe Dor, Andrea O'Brien, Andrew H. Oerke, Anthony Opal, Laura Orem on Michele Wolf, Barbara J. Orton, William Page, Beth Paulson, John Perrault, Dan Pettee, Oliver Rice, Elisavietta Ritchie, W.M. Rivera, James Robison, Hilary Sideris, Janice D. Soderling, Terence Winch, Rosemary Winslow on Ann Knox, Kathi Wolfe, Katherine E. Young on Ann Knox< Less