Category Archives: Adventures in 811

Midpoint by John Updike

Interest is waning in a book of Updike’s poetry. Continue reading

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Recoveries by Theodore Weiss

A book-length poem by Theodore Weiss is a poor choice for the Albertville library. Continue reading

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The Port Beyond by Thom Wilkerson

Keep this book by a local poet as long as it holds up. Continue reading

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The Gardener’s Book of Verse

edited by Helen Van Pell Wilson Copyright 1966 Checked out 10 times in 41 years Last checked out 15 years ago I’m surprised there hasn’t been more interest in this book. It’s full of parts of traditional poetry, which is … Continue reading

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31 New American Poets

A book of poetry from the late sixties has lingering interest among Albertville’s patrons. Continue reading

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The Poetry Circus by Stanton A. Coblentz

Readers have lost interest in this outdated book of criticism. Continue reading

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Poets in Their Youth by Eileen Simpson

As the circulation reveals, a memoir focusing on John Berryman, Robert Lowell and Delmore Schwartz is not going get many takers in Albertville. Continue reading

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