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Coogan’s Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Postwar Fascist International

Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Postwar Fascist International  Kevin Coogan When this book came out, I reviewed it for Maximum RockNRoll. I wish I could find that review now, but alas, it seems to have been … Continue reading

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Leonard and Gallagher’s Heavy Radicals

Heavy Radicals: The FBI’s Secret War on America’s Maoists Revolutionary Union / Revolutionary Communist Party 1968-1980 Aaron J. Leonard In the late sixties and early seventies, many young American leftists began drifting away from the amorphous politics of the mainstream … Continue reading

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Review: Elbaum’s Revolution in the Air

Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che Max Elbaum In the late 1960s and early 1970s, when Students for a Democratic Society dissolved, some young leftists took the path of nihilistic armed struggled and joining … Continue reading

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Review: Delany’s Straits of Messina

Straits of Messina Samuel Delany A now out of print and dearly priced collection of Samuel Delany* writing about his own works, including detailed essays on Dhalgren, the controversial (and at the time of publication of this book, unpublished) Hogg, … Continue reading

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Review: Bennett’s Pond

Pond Claire-Louise Bennett Smarter minds than mine loved this book. A sort of stream of conscious narration of the life of a women in a small (Irish?) village. The book is often funny, and at times beautiful. The writing is … Continue reading

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Review: Nelson’s Bluets

Bluets Maggie Nelson A meditation on blue, sorta, but also a inquiry into love, life and theory. This is clearly a precursor to the Argonauts. There’s a similar style and tone, moving from the conversational to the theoretical and back. … Continue reading

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Review: Neruda’s Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair Pablo Neruda The collection that made Neruda famous at a young age. A short book comprised of short poems on love in its many forms. Sexual love, emotional love, love love love … Continue reading

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