The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine's Editors' Blog. This month contributors to the May 2016 issue share some
Matthew Palmer is a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service. Having been at ground zero for many pressing global issues from Kosovo to Africa, he has extensive knowledge of international crises.
His recent thrillers, No Way Back, 15 Seconds and Eyes Wide Open will be joined on April 22nd by his new novel Everything to Lose.
When you open the pages of a Michael Palmer novel, you know you are in the hands of a pro. This author knows how to weave a plot and keep the action coming, and the readers know it won't all fall apart at the end. Such is definitely the case with Palmer's latest book, Political Suicide.
Michael Palmer's latest, Oath of Office, takes a look at the nation's food crops and how they might be manipulated, and then combines that with a tale of people gone berserk.
When it comes to inventive plots for medical thrillers nobody does it better than Michael Palmer. He proves it again with his latest novel A Heartbeat Away.
Delirious is the first novel authored by Daniel Palmer, son of famed mystery/thriller writer Michael Palmer. It is evident the son inherited some of his father's talent.
The guitar work on some of the more adventurous numbers, like "It's Thunder and It's Lightning" and "Quiet Little Voices
The Last Surgeon grabs you with that horrific opening sequence and keeps you on the edge of your seat as you race to discover what, why and how.
Keith Waldrop eschews any intention or meaning that you could point to in his work. He makes statements here and there, but his poetry, he's said, is about "having nothing to say and saying it."