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04 August 2008

New Reviews at TSky: Prevallet & Saarikoski

Kristin Prevallet's I, Afterlife: Essays in Mourning Time
Reviewed by Megan Burns

"A stunning precision in language cracks open the elegy exposing both its limitations and its necessity. . . . The effect is startling and troubling; Prevallet’s language tears into the body and then seeks to keep the wound from healing." [READ MORE]

The Edge of Europe: A Kinetic Image
Pentti Saarikoski, translated by Anselm Hollo

Reviewed by Summer Block

"There are few things Saarikoski is not willing to say, personal or political. . . . Everything unsaid here is heartbreaking." [READ MORE]