Roundup: Berthe Morisot, Wallace Stegner, Lyric Poetry, and More

by Mark Athitakis | Dec-10-2012

Leah Triplett reviews Marianne Mathieu’s study of the French artist Berthe Morisot, Berthe Morisot: 1841-1895, for Bookslut.

Heller McAlpin lists her favorite books of the year at and commemorates the 25th anniversary of Wallace Stegner’s final novel, Crossing to Safety, at the Barnes & Noble Review.

Gina Webb reviews Elena Passarello’s essay collection Let Me Clear My Throat for the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

David Biespiel asks, “What is lyric poetry?” at the Rumpus.

Michael Leong reviews Laura Mullen’s poetry collection Enduring Freedom at Hyperallergic.

Shaun Randol reviews Benjamin Stein’s novel The Canvas for Words Without Borders.

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