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Poem: Cost

Cost By Patrick T. Reardon Cost me voice box. Cost me black holes,  greedy tunnels, another atom existence. Cost acne and lumps, lost cost. Cluster jazz. . Cost inhale, exhale. An earthly dirtied dollar, sliced grass blade,  squirrel carcass flat as a poem for reading on the asphalt street in front of the two-flat at 435…

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Rick Kogan: “Puddin’ is as beautiful, moving and stunning a book as I can remember reading, and it’s unique.”

During his weekly radio show on WGN on Sunday, January 22, Chicago journalism legend Rick Kogan had high praise for Patrick T. Reardon’s Puddin’: The Autobiography of a Baby, a Memoir in Prose Poems (Third World Press): “I have never read a book like Puddin’, and I’ve read tens of thousands of them….It is unique. …

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Book review: “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus” by Charles C. Mann

Prior to publishing 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus in 2006, Charles C. Mann had co-authored a few books on science and technology.  But he had specialized in writing magazine pieces on scientific subjects for such publications as Fortune, Smithsonian, Technology Review, Vanity Fair, Science, the Atlantic Monthly and Wired. Indeed, at many…

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