Tuesday, March 20, 2012

News at Eleven: Pamphlets can take the form of

shop windows, calling cards or playgrounds; they can be produced quickly and cheaply, or be labours of love boasting lavish bespoke design. In quality and production value, they vary enormously. Here are six of the best.

Emily Hasler makes a stylish, self-assured debut with Natural Histories (Salt, £6.50), a pamphlet much concerned with naming and origins. "Rhododendron" begins as a family vignette, but Hasler's varied tonal palette ensures the poem soon opens out.

from The Guardian: Six poetry pamphlets reviewed


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