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Poetry Book Group reads CALLING A WOLF A WOLF

    02/04/2018 - 5:00pm
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    ISBN: 9781938584671
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Alice James Books - September 12th, 2017

    "In 'Heritage, ' a fierce poem dedicated to an Iranian woman executed for killing the man attempting to rape her, award-winning poet Akbar proclaims, 'in books love can be war-ending/ life we hold love up to the light/ to marvel at its impotence.' Yet if real-life love is disappointing ('The things I've thought I've loved/ could sink an ocean liner'), Akbar proves what books can do in his exc