Museum of the Americas

Museum of the Americas

Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry Winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Cornelius Eady--an exploration in verse of imperial appropriation and Mexican American cultural identity The poems in J. Michael Martinez's third collection of poetry circle around how the perceived body comes to be coded with the trans-historical consequ Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry Winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series Competition, ...

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Title:Museum of the Americas
Author:J. Michael Martinez
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:0143133446
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:112 pages pages

Museum of the Americas Reviews

  • Beth
    Sep 13, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    Provided by #netgalley for an unbiased review. I want to say that, though I didn't personally enjoy this book, I can see how and why it was nominated for the National Book Award. Museum of the Americas, a book of very originally formatted poetry, is cavernous instead of deep and col...

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  • Jac
    Oct 10, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Kathleen
    Oct 01, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Jerrie (redwritinghood)
    Oct 10, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

  • Roxane
    Jul 04, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

  • Andrew Salveson
    Oct 22, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Daniel
    Nov 08, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Peter
    Nov 03, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Sarrah
    Oct 25, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    Provided by #netgalley for an unbiased review. I want to say that, though I didn't personally enjoy this book, I can see how and why it was nominated for the National Book Award. Museum of the Americas, a book of very originally formatted poetry, is cavernous instead of deep and col...

  • Molly
    Nov 15, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    Provided by #netgalley for an unbiased review. I want to say that, though I didn't personally enjoy this book, I can see how and why it was nominated for the National Book Award. Museum of the Americas, a book of very originally formatted poetry, is cavernous instead of deep and col...

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  • Jocelyn
    Nov 19, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Mttpcktt
    Oct 21, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Mary Rose
    Dec 12, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Jeff
    Dec 05, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Mills College Library
    Nov 12, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Rodney Gomez
    Dec 01, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Kayla
    Oct 29, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Mengbing
    Oct 21, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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  • Penguin  Books
    Jul 03, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • AK
    Dec 04, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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    Provided by #netgalley for an unbiased review. I want to say that, though I didn't personally enjoy this book, I can see how and why it was nominated for the National Book Award. Museum of the Americas, a book of very originally formatted poetry, is cavernous instead of deep and col...

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  • Seiki Okada
    Jul 24, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • John Madera
    Nov 24, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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    Provided by #netgalley for an unbiased review. I want to say that, though I didn't personally enjoy this book, I can see how and why it was nominated for the National Book Award. Museum of the Americas, a book of very originally formatted poetry, is cavernous instead of deep and col...

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  • Claire
    Dec 10, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • malak rahmouni
    Jul 24, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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    Provided by #netgalley for an unbiased review. I want to say that, though I didn't personally enjoy this book, I can see how and why it was nominated for the National Book Award. Museum of the Americas, a book of very originally formatted poetry, is cavernous instead of deep and col...

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  • Jamie
    Jul 05, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Debra Ontjes
    Jul 08, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • zhaolin
    Aug 30, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • INDRAJIT MANDAL
    Sep 01, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Leslie
    Nov 02, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...

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  • Milkman3367
    Dec 03, 2018

    This is a fascinating, layered collection of poetry that blurs genre in some really interesting ways. Martinez offers, as the title suggests, a museum of the Americas, and especially engages with Mexican migration and its effect on the body. Given the goings on of the world, this poetr...

    This poetry collection, while on the NBA longlist, did not make the shortlist. There are some excellent poems here, but a few that played with form were not as good to me. Many of the poems, however, give a strong message about the Mexican-American experience and the treatment of indig...

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    A moving collection of poems. 'Where Love is Ground to Wheat' is particularly memorable. ...