A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author ofLighthead
"The right poetry collection for right now." - The Los Angeles Times
"Sonnets that reckon with Donald Trump's America."-The New York Times
In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate, hilarious, melancholy, and bewildered--the wonders of this new collection are irreducible and stunning.
About the Author
Terrance Hayes is the author ofLighthead,winner of the 2010 National Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books areWind In a Box, Hip Logic, andMuscular Music. His honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship.How To Be Drawn, his most recent collection of poems, was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award and received the 2016 NAACP Image Award for Poetry.
Publisher:Penguin Books (June 19, 2018)
Product Dimensions:5.4 x 0.3 x 8.4 inches
Shipping Weight:4.5 ounces
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