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Our Andromeda, Paperback

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Honored as a "New York Times Book Review" "100 Notable Books of 2013"Honored by "Cosmopolitan" as the "one" poetry title on their list of Best Books of the Year For Women, by Women "A heady, infectious celebration.""The New Yorker""Shaughnessy's voic...
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Producator: Copper Canyon Press

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Honored as a "New York Times Book Review" "100 Notable Books of 2013"Honored by "Cosmopolitan" as the "one" poetry title on their list of Best Books of the Year For Women, by Women "A heady, infectious celebration.""The New Yorker""Shaughnessy's voice is smart, sexy, self-aware, hip . . . consistently wry, and ever savvy.""Harvard Review"Brenda Shaughnessy's heartrending third collection explores dark subjectstrauma, childbirth, loss of faithand stark questions: What is the use of pain and grief? Is there another dimension in which our suffering might be transformed? Can we change ourselves? Yearning for new gods, new worlds, and new rules, she imagines a parallel existence in the galaxy of Andromeda. Rave reviews for "Our Andromeda" Love is the fierce engine of this beautiful and necessary book of poems. Love is the high stakes, the whip of its power and grief and possibility for repair. Brenda Shaughnessy has brought her full self to bear in "Our Andromeda, " and the result is a book that should be read now because it is a collection whose song will endure. "The New York Times Book Review""It is a monumental work, and makes a hash of those tired superlatives that will no doubt crop up in subsequent reviews. But the truth is that I have no single opinion about this collectionhow could I? The book is a series of narratives that resist interpretation but not feelingexcept that I am certain it further establishes Shaughnessy s particular genius, which is utterly poetic, but essayistic in scope, encompassing ideas about astronomy, illness, bodies, the family, 'normalcy, ' home." "The New Yorker""Another Brooklyn poet, Marianne Moore, defined poetry as 'imaginary gardens, with real toads in them.' In "Our Andromeda, " Shaughnessy has imagined a universe, and in it, real love moves, quick with life." "Publishers Weekly, "starred review Brenda Shaughnessylaments and sometimes makes narratives about the struggle to keep her small family together in the aftermath of a diffic
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