rating: 4 of 5 stars
Another good one from Red Dust. Gunderson’s line-broken un-punctuated no-paragraph ‘novel’ is surprisingly novel-ish. The most continuous and recognizable element in the book is the place (in or around the mountains in NY): the house, landscape, seasons, etc. Certain events and relationships are repeated (with a difference) throughout the novel — sort of appearing disappearing on the landscape. You’d think this would make a pretty boring novel, but the way the language is clipped gives it this really nice breathablity, also makes it more intimate.
rating: 5 of 5 stars
City Eclogue by Ed Roberson
Book where. Get a sense of what is said and taking what is said pump it up and put it into the histories. A history set like a chemistry set. But not about histories, not concerned with history/ies as an end. No end to. What is said. Sayings aftershock. Proceeds of an aftershock. The scene. The version. The double version. All that still shuffles what decisions to make. Which who we were when we are going there.