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Mark FordThe most obvious advantage of Logan's…approach to much of the contemporary poetry he writes about is that it transforms the normally rather stultifying genre of the poetry review into something more akin to a blood sport. Logan's hounding and slashing, parodying and chastising, make for what editors call good copy. Occasionally he exempts a passage, or a complete particular poem, from his mocking strictures, but in general one learns to expect—and even, in a slightly shameful way, like a member of the crowd at a Roman circus, to demand—the final turning of the emperor's thumb down, and the consigning of another poet to oblivion. Logan works as hard, in these reviews, as any stand-up comic or 18th-century satirist to unite critic and audience in a shared bond of ridicule.
—The New York Times