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- DescriptionA sharp-witted investigation of love, work, and human responsibility in the age of consumption and hyperexposure. [Moschovakis'] poems illuminate, amuse, and provoke. Plato would have loved them. --Ann LauterbachIn a world where we find everything helping itself / to everything else, Anna Moschovakis incorporates Craigslist ads, techbabble, twentieth-century ethics texts, scientific research, autobiographical detail, and historical anecdote to present an engaging lyric analysis of the way we live w. It's your life, she tells the reader, and we have come to celebrate it.
- Author BiographyAnna Moschovakis is the author of I Have Not Been Able to Get Through to Everyone, a finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award. The New York Review of Books and Seven Stories Press have published her translations of Albert Cossery, Georges Simenon and Annie Ernaux, and her poems have appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, BOMB, Fence, Denver Quarterly, and elsewhere. In 2009, she was selected for the Poetry Society of America's New American Poetry Series, which recognizes the most interesting recent first-book poets. Raised in Los Angeles, Moschovakis studied philosophy at the University of California-Berkeley before turning to writing, and has worked a variety of jobs in restaurants, on film sets, at magazines, and in institutions of higher education. Currently she is a freelance editor, an active member of the nonprofit publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse, and a visiting professor in the Writing program at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
- Author(s)Anna Moschovakis
- PublisherCoffee House Press
- Date of Publication18/01/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCoffee House Press
- Weight200 g
- Width152 mm
- Height226 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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