NEW YORK DIARY
by Tim Dlugos
Edited by David Trinidad
Sibling Rivalry Press. 78 pages, $15.95
THE JOURNALS and diaries of writers are a mixed bag: sometimes they illuminate the author’s work, sometimes they’re more gossipy than informative, or even misleading if the writer has something to hide. In a few cases, they’re so pithy and beautifully composed as to rival the published work of the author. (The diaries of Isaac Babel and Mavis Gallant come to mind.)
At a mere 78 pages, poet Tim Dlugos’ New York Diary is so slight that it may seem inconsequential at first glance. And yet,
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