Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

A wonderful comprehensive anthology suitable for any library. Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Be Rich, Just Able

One of the newer books of poetry on the shelf unfortunately is far from the best. Continue reading

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Boaz by Thomas Wilkerson

A little self-published book of poems by a Boaz native is worth keeping. Continue reading

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2 by Walt Whitman

A complete and a selected Whitman seem just right for Albertville. Continue reading

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The Complete Poetical Works of Whittier

This volume of Whittier’s poetry is complemented by books about Whittier in the library’s collection. Continue reading

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3 by Theodore Weiss

Theodore Weiss is not a good fit for Albertville. Continue reading

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Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce by Robert Penn Warren

This book length narrative poem is not receiving enough attention to keep it on the shelves. Continue reading

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