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barbara-berman's picture
Lyrical, yet compact poems that explore religion, memory, the built environment and the natural world. "Her sharply etched images open us up to new perceptions and feelings as fine and deep as any might ever hope for." Jewelle Gomez
ishmael-reed's picture
Oakland Rhapsody unites the talents of Richard Nagler, an award-winning photographer, and Ishmael Reed, a respected American novelist, essayist, and poet. Through photography and prose, they focus on downtown Oakland and create a compelling visual and literary portrait of a major American city as...