First off, I'm a big fan of the Weakerthans. I have all their CDs and when I was searching for the new John K. Samson CD and came across this, I was excited and purchased it immediately. I figured it would be interesting to see what Samson wrote that didn't make it as a song. That said, I felt sort of cheated. The book is set up by album, almost like a chapter. First you get all the lyrics to Fallow (minus one song, for some reason) and then you get TWO poems. The following is the same of just about all the chapters, and Provincial isn't even followed by poems. So you're looking at about 8 poems total. If you're a Weakerthans fan and have all the CDs and their liner notes, you're looking at $10 or more for 8 poems. On the other hand, if you don't have the CDs or the liner notes, perhaps I would recommend it. I love the way the Weakerthans write their lyrics in paragraph form and occasionally throw in a good quotation. However, if you're buying this book strictly for the poems like I was, you'll probably end up pretty disappointed.