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KCRW's Bookworm

KCRW.com

Arts, Literature

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A must for the serious reader Bookworm showcases writers of fiction and poetry - the established new or emerging - all interviewed with insight and precision by the shows host and guiding spirit Michael Silverblatt.

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Alice Notley: Negativity's Kiss

July 10th, 2014

Episode 14 of 139 episodes

The heroine of Alice Notley's noir epic poem is named Ines. This is short for "inessential," which is what Notley says the poet is, and, really, what we all are.

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