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Nick Flynn

3.83 of 5 Votes: 2
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The Reenactments (2013)
4.18 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The initial project, as the book presents itself, is fascinating--a book that gets meta multiple times removed. It's filled with fascinating thoughts on neurobiology, on trauma, on memory and how it preserves itself. The book never lags, and its moments of brilliance are unforget...
The Ticking is the Bomb (2010)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This was quite an unusual read that I picked up because I found a poem of his (“fire”) that I really enjoyed. The library didn’t have any of his poetry, but it had this book with an intriguing title, so I grabbed it. It is alternatingly a memoir and meditation on torture, but its...
The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands (2011)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Many readers write that this collection doesn't stand on its own--the source material is more powerful, Flynn's memoir sheds more light on the topic, etc. But I disagree. Excuse the pun, but these are tortured poems--if you read them aloud, they HURT. They have problems with brea...
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