Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Isola di Rifiuti reviews Kevin Davies' new book "The Golden Age of Paraphernalia"--

"It is the humor—self-deprecating, alert, winsomely falling into hints
of pathos unobstruct’d, vulnerable to humor’s obverse (which is
death)—that makes the book truly radiant. A glimpse of it here, in a
line or two I read as address’d (at least partially) to Ed Dorn: “The world / to come has come and gone, Ed. Do you have any idea how cheap memory / is now?”"