A deep thinking, word drunk, wit. I read and re-read his books.Published 4 months ago by Thomas Detroit
He manages memorable, quotable verse that this reader finds himself wanting to return to again and again.Published 9 months ago by ignacio f.
Tony Hoagland is funny, wonderfully verbal, and a good read. This is high praise for a poet. And he comes about as close as any to rebellion in the higher echelons of PC fields... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Schnoodle
Hoagland's astute observation of American culture is delivered in a stylish and often witty package. Fun, and deeper than it seems.Published 13 months ago by Marc Poirier
Just a quick word to to say how much I love this collection.
He seems to target our unconscious preciousness, our unwitting grandiosity and the delightfully ridiculous... Read more
Tony Hoagland is one of the most interesting poets writing today. His first two books, Donkey Gospel and Sweet Ruin, are classics of contemporary poetry in my opinion. Read morePublished 18 months ago by James Kelly
I was very pleasantly surprised with the eloquent simplicity of the verse in Tony Hoagland's, "What Narcissism Means to Me." Hoagland writes like people talk. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Sofie Justice
I had to buy this book because I had read a few of his poems online and because of the title. Tony Hoagland has a great sense of humor as well as being able to draw the reader in.Published 19 months ago by Teresa2u