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Garrett Hongo

Poet, memoirist, and audio writer

New Fanfare Review by James V. Maiello

Book Reviews492 Fanfare November/December 2022NovDec 2022 46.2.qxp_c 9/25/22 10:13 AM Page 493 THE PERFECT SOUND: A Memoir in Stereo. By garrett hongo. new york: pantheon, 2022. 526 pp. cloth. $30 With this wide-ranging and lyrical memoir, Garrett Hongo joins a small club of gifted authors who have turned writing about music into literature.

Higa on Hongo: Book Review

Higa on Hongo: The Perfect Sound | The Hawaiʻi Review of BooksThe Perfect Sound charts how an obsessive pursuit of the perfect sound system echoes Garrett Hongo’s melancholy over his Hawai‘i diaspora life.The Hawaiʻi Review of Books Jeffrey J. Higa []

Positive Feedback Online Review by Jeff Day!

The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo - Positive FeedbackBook Alert: The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo by Garrett HongoPositive FeedbackJeff Day []

Recent Poetry on Poetry Foundation

Five poems by Garrett Hongo

Garrett Hongo's Quest for Artistic Perfection

Garrett Hongo’s writing is rooted in beauty and emotion. The creative writing [] professor is a master of translating feelings from his past into vibrant literature. In Kahuku, a Hawaiian town on the north shore of Oʻahu where he spent his early childhood, Hongo was surrounded by beauty

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