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THE COMPLEAT Vice OF TRISHA LOW ++ Watch Her in Vivian November 25, 2013: Refuse (refuse?) to disavow; indulge your voyeurism: Blake Butler read Trisha Low's first book, The Compleat Purge (Kenning Editions 2013) and sent some questions her way for Vice. Trisha Low sent BB some answers in the form of someone honest (honest?) about her present state of things (yes: rope bondage workshop). There's even an excerpt from [...] by

Blake Butler on Danielle Collobert’s Murder August 21, 2013: Blake Butler reviewed Danielle Collobert's Murder (Litmus Press) for VICE...some other good'uns there too, incl. Throne of Blood by Cassandra Troyan (Solar Luxuriance Press), Grace Period: Notebooks, 1998-2007 by Aaron Kunin (Letter Machine), and The Skin Team by Jordaan Mason (Magic Helicopter). You might remember Kit Schluter's recent [...] by

‘Is There a Masculine Genius?’ Three New Conceptual Works Reviewed by Blake Butler July 1, 2013: At Vice, Blake Butler looks at conceptual writing with the help of three new books he's taken pleasure in: Vanessa Place's Boycott (Ugly Duckling Presse), Kenneth Goldsmith's Seven American Deaths and Disasters (Random House), and Stephanie Barber's Night Moves (Publishing Genius). Butler's feeling on this type of work in general: As [...] by

John Yau & Blake Butler Both Review Johannes Göransson’s Haute Surveillance June 24, 2013: A couple of good reviews in for Johannes Göransson's new book, Haute Surveillance (Tarpaulin Sky, 2013)! First up, John Yau writes for Hyperallergic that HS is a book that "shares something with Whitman, Monique Wittig, J. G. Ballard and Dostoevsky’s 'underground man.'" Futhermore: "Göransson, who has previously published five books and [...] by

It’s A Vice, Vice Summer: Vice Magazine’s Summer Reading Lists June 14, 2013: At Vice, Blake Butler has curated an array of summer reading lists from fiction writers and poets called "What Are These Freaks Reading?" Scope it out! It includes a set of summer reads from poets, Claire Donato and Ben Mirov. Read their picks below! Claire Donato (Author of Burial) 1. New Religious Movements: A Documentary Reader, [...] by

Quick and to the Gums: Blake Butler on Rauan Klassnik January 21, 2013: Over at VICE, Blake Butler reviews the new collection of poetry from Rauan Klassnik, saying, at first, "He seems like someone you’d find lingering out behind a porno bookstore in a jacket and hat, creeping around the dumpsters." And yet!! Klassnik's book, The Moon's Jaw (Black Ocean), "shifts continually between horny and cruel tones, [...] by

At VICE: Blake Butler Cowers Before Dorothea Lasky’s Thunderbird October 3, 2012: Blake Butler puts Dorothea Lasky in a VICE grip and doesn't know whether to kneel or cover his ears. No, really! It's a review of Thunderbird (ahem—we hear the hardcovers are sold out)! MORE about this "WILD-ASS SHOUT-BRAIN": Her poems often feel this way: like an extremely powerful child has been taken over by a shitload of wild [...] by