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The Topeka School: A Novel
The Topeka School: A Novel
by Ben Lerner
FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZEONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEARA TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEARONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio PrizeWinner...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Leaving the Atocha Station
Leaving the Atocha Station
by Ben Lerner
Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his relationship to art. What is actual when our experiences are mediated by language, technology, medication, and the arts? Is poetry an essential art form, or merely a screen for the...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
Angle of Yaw
Angle of Yaw
by Ben Lerner
In his bold second book, Ben Lerner molds philosophical insight, political outrage, and personal experience into a devastating critique of mass society. Angle of Yaw investigates the fate of public space, public speech, and how the technologies of viewing—aerial photography in particular—feed our culture an image of itself. And it’s a...
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Categories: Unknown
The Hatred of Poetry
The Hatred of Poetry
by Ben Lerner
No art has been denounced as often as poetry. It's even bemoaned by poets: "I, too, dislike it," wrote Marianne Moore. "Many more people agree they hate poetry," Ben Lerner writes, "than can agree what poetry is. I, too, dislike it and have largely organized my life around it and do not experience that as a contradiction because poetry...
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Categories: Unknown
Mean Free Path
Mean Free Path
by Ben Lerner
“Lerner [is] among the most promising young poets now writing.”— Publishers Weekly “Sharp, ambitious, and impressive.” — Boston Review National Book Award finalist Ben Lerner turns to science once again for his guiding metaphor. “Mean free path” is the average distance a particle travels before colliding with another particle. The...
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The Lichtenberg Figures (Hayden Carruth Award for New and Emerging Poets)
The Lichtenberg Figures (Hayden Carruth Award for New and Emerging Poets)
by Ben Lerner
The Lichtenberg Figures , winner of the Hayden Carruth Award, is an unconventional sonnet sequence that interrogates the relationship between language and memory, violence and form. “Lichtenberg figures” are fern-like electrical patterns that can appear on (and quickly fade from) the bodies of people struck by lightning. Throughout...
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Categories: Unknown
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