borrowed finery

Borrowed Finery – March 2011

In January, the Poetry Society of America awarded the 2011 Robert Frost Prize (for lifetime achievement in poetry) to Charles Simic. In a recent posting on the NYRB Books Blog, […]

Borrowed Finery – December Pt. II

Season’s Greetings to Googlebots and Web crawlers – we will welcome back humanoid eyes with some fresh content in the New Year. Until then…

Borrowed Finery – December pt. 1

New Zealand writer Alison Wong’s As the Earth Turns Silver is on the Impac Dublin Award long list, read our review here. Eva Hornung’s Dog Boy won the 2010 Prime […]

Borrowed Finery – November 2010

Elif Batuman takes issue, at some length, with the cultural illiteracy of programme trained creatives. The Guardian Book blog says literary magazines are thriving online. Michael Hofmann picks over a […]