Jeremy Spencer

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We Begin in Gladness: How Poets Progress; Essays

Highly recommended for lovers of reading and thoughtful critiques of 20th- and 21-century poetry.

Slight Exaggeration: An Essay

For readers who enjoy autobiographical or philosophical accounts. Those who appreciate experimental writing will also find much to delight in. [See Prepub Alert, 10/31/16.]

A Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry

This book is for readers curious about the history or analysis of literature, and especially for library collections focused on poetry and poetics. [See Prepub Alert, 10/31/16.]

The Poem Is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How To Read Them

This book is for anyone interested in the state of American poetry today—academic and general readers alike will find it engaging. For public libraries and libraries with special poetry collections.

The Hatred of Poetry

Recommended for anyone interested in poetry. [See Prepub Alert, 12/7/15.]

Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio

This book is relevant for anyone interested in true crime stories, particularly involving the crime and corruption of Rio de Janeiro's favelas. [See Prepub Alert, 8/24/15.]

Goodbye, Brazil: Émigrés from the Land of Soccer and Samba

Accessible and recommended for general and specialized readers interested in patterns of global migration as understood through study of Brazilian culture and the Brazilian diaspora.

Desert America

Recommended for a general audience interested in the American Southwest or who are fans of memoir.

Arc of Empire

Recommended for readers interested in current events and 20th-century history, especially military history and U.S.-Asia relations.

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