Match make Stuart Ross's '10 poetry books from 2011 that flipped me out'
Stuart Ross, writer and editor extraordinaire, has posted a list of
'10 perfect-bound books of poetry from 2011 that (he's) sure glad were published.' And we're very happy to see Helen Guri's debut collection Match among the list of incredible books. The full list is below:
1. Full Higher, by Dean Young (Copper Canyon Press)
2. How Long, by Ron Padgett (Coffee House Press)
3. Match, by Helen Guri (Coach House Books)
4. Destroyer and Preserver, by Matthew Rohrer (Wave Books)
5. By Word of Mouth: Poems from the Spanish, 1916–1959, by William Carlos Williams (New Directions)
6. From the Observatory, by Julio Cortázar, translated by Anne McLean (Archipelago Books)
7. The Selected Poems of Ted Berrigan, edited by Alice Notley, Anselm Berrigan, and Edmund Berrigan (University of California Press)
8. You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake, by Anna Moschovakis (Coffee House Press)
9. Novel, by bill bissett (TalonBooks)
10. Tres, by Roberto Bolaño, translated by Laura Healy (New Directions)
Visit Stuart Ross's site, Bloggamooga, for more information on his best reads of the past year.