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‘Bomb-like’: Paul Cunningham Close Reads Don Mee Choi’s Hardly War

“Nothing in Hardly War is what it appears to be on the surface” Cunningham writes about Don Mee Choi’s latest collection. It’s partly a book of a father’s photographs, partly a book of a daughter’s poems. There’s plenty of memories and contexts circulating (like secret antiwar newspapers), but the American illogic takes its toll. There’s […]
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