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Top 10 Must-Read Books of 2010

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 notable books that the Phoenix wrote about in 2010.
Writers who showed the way
By JON GARELICK  |  December 24, 2010

Makes sense to him

So understood is John Ashbery's post at the top of the contemporary American poetry heap (a distinction these days with the cultural heft of a Scrabble championship) that the question of just how to read him seems doomed to languish beside the point. De
John Ashbery's Planisphere
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 15, 2010

Tall tales

This fall brings fiction and poetry lovers new treats from old friends.
Novelists and poets set fancies flying
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  September 18, 2009