Smooth lyricism

By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 6, 2009

That cusp between dumb thing and song, anguish and bliss, wave crest and crash, is a delicate and powerful space. It is a space that Sholl's extraordinary new book renders vast.

Megan Grumbling can be reached at mgrumbling@hotmail.com.

ROUGH CRADLE | by Betsy Sholl | Alice James Books | 96 pages | $15.95

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