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Sara Beth West


is a reader and a writer, offering book reviews and interviews with leading writers and thinkers.

Midweek Dinner #2

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What's inside?

  • Jenny Offill and Dept. of Speculation

  • Why single-family homes may be a bad idea

  • Jericho Brown is having a moment, and I'm glad

  • Sylvia Plath and revelatory stanza breaks

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