The Editor's Picks 2010


POETRY
The Method Men, David Briggs (Salt)
The
Cloud Corporation, Timothy Donnelly (Wave)
Pitch. Drafts 77-95, Rachel Blau DuPlessis (Salt)
Words for Empty and Words for Full, Bob Hicok (Pittsburgh)
First Fire, then Birds, H.L. Hix (Etruscan)
Dreams of the Caucasus, Norman Jope (Shearsman)
Midnight's Marsupium, Michael Leong (Knives, Forks and Spoons)
Mean Free Path, Ben Lerner (Copper Canyon)
Early Autumn, Geoffrey O'Brien (Salt)
The Gift of Boats, Jane Routh (Smith/Doorstop)
Sandgrain and Hourglass, Penelope Shuttle (Bloodaxe)
A Curious Shipwreck, Steve Spence (Shearsman)
Is Music. Selected Poems, John Taggart (Copper Canyon)


FICTION
You Do Understand, Andrej Blatnik (Dalkey Archive)
Tree
of Codes, Jonathan Safran Foer (Visual Editions)
Kraken, China Mieville (Macmillan)
Nightmare Trails at Knifepoint, Nicholas Rombes
The Canal, Lee Rourke (Melville House)


NON-FICTION
Dear Sandy, Hello, Ted Berrigan (Coffee House)
Form
, Power and Person in Robert Creeley's Life and Work,
   eds. Stephen Fredman & Steve McCaffery (Iowa)
Acoustic Territories, Brandon Labelle (Continuum)
Sinister Resonance, David Toop (Continuum)
The Art of Recklessness, Dean Young (Graywolf)
Poets on Teaching, ed. Joshua Marie Wilkinson (Iowa)


MUSIC
Homeland, Laurie Anderson
Re-conditioned, Appliance
An Ark for the Listener, Philip Jeck
Llyria, Nik Bartsch's Ronin
Over the Ocean, Paper House
The Wants, The Phantom Band
Time and Motion, Radio Massacre International
Faults, Seefeel
Supersilent 11, Supersilent
Red Barked Tree, Wire
An anthology of noise & electronic music/sixth a-chronology, v/a
Deutsche Elektronische Musik, v/a