Fall 1987 • Vol. IX No. 4 Book Reviews |

Recent Poetry from Independent Presses

Yellow Glove by Naomi Shihab Nye. Portland/Seattle: Breitenbush, 1986. 85 pages. $14.00, cloth, $8.00, paper. When Orchids Were Flowers by Kate Knapp Johnson. Seattle, Port Townsend, WA: Dragon Gate, 1986. 73 pages. $14.00, cloth, $7.00, paper. Rose by Li-Young Lee. Brockport, NY: Boa, 1986. 69 pages. $12.95, cloth, $6.95, paper. The Boat of Quiet Hours by Jane Kenyon. Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf, 1986. 85 pages. $8.00, paper.   A front-page story in the business section of a recent Sunday New York Times (April 5, 1987) began with the following questions: Would Rupert Murdoch's News America Holdings Inc.—or any other corporate giant—publish the next e. e. cummings? What about Charles Darwin? Karl Marx? The immediate concern was Murdoch's now-accomplished plans to buy Harper & Row, the "house that published Melville and Twain," the Times emphasized, and "one of the last great names in American publishing to remain independent." The underlying question—whether

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Time and Time Again

By David Baker

Yellow Glove by Naomi Shihab Nye. Portland/Seattle: Breitenbush, 1986. 85 pages. $14.00, cloth, $8.00, paper. When Orchids Were Flowers by Kate Knapp Johnson. Seattle, Port Townsend, WA: Dragon Gate, 1986. […]

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