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· Jennifer Finney Boylan: Long Black Veil. A Novel · K. Schippers gedichten: Garderobe, kleine zaal · Ick kieke, staune, wundre mir: Berlinerische Gedichte von 1830 bis heute · “Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize · Noam Chomsky and C.J. Polychroniou: Optimism over Despair · Tom Hanks: Uncommon Type. Some Stories · Tentoonstelling: Xtra small. Miniatuurboekjes in Museum Meermanno · Laatste week van succesvolle Biënnale “Kunst in de Heilige Driehoek” in Oosterhout (nog t/m 22 oktober 2017) · Irene Dische: Schwarz auf Weiß · Julian Barnes: The Noise of Time. A Novel · Gail Godwin: Grief Cottage · Joshua Seigal: I Don’t Like Poetry

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Jennifer Finney Boylan: Long Black Veil. A Novel

For fans of Donna Tartt and Megan Abbott, a novel about a woman whose family and identity are threatened by the secrets of her past, from the New York Times bestselling author of She’s Not There

On a warm August night in 1980, six college students sneak into the dilapidated ruins of Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary, looking for a thrill. With a pianist, a painter and a teacher among them, the friends are full of potential. But it’s not long before they realize they are locked in—and not alone. When the friends get lost and separated, the terrifying night ends in tragedy, and the unexpected, far-reaching consequences reverberate through the survivors’ lives. As they go their separate ways, trying to move on, it becomes clear that their dark night in the prison has changed them all. Decades later, new evidence is found, and the dogged detective investigating the cold case charges one of them—celebrity chef Jon Casey— with murder. Only Casey’s old friend Judith Carrigan can testify to his innocence.

But Judith is protecting long-held secrets of her own – secrets that, if brought to light, could destroy her career as a travel writer and tear her away from her fireman husband and teenage son. If she chooses to help Casey, she risks losing the life she has fought to build and the woman she has struggled to become. In any life that contains a “before” and an “after,” how is it possible to live one life, not two?

Weaving deftly between 1980 and the present day, and told in an unforgettable voice, Long Black Veil is an intensely atmospheric thriller that explores the meaning of identity, loyalty, and love. Readers will hail this as Boylan’s triumphant return to fiction.

Jennifer Finney Boylan is Professor of English at Colby College and the author of the bestseller She’s Not There, as well as the acclaimed novels The Planets and Getting In. A three-time guest of The Oprah Winfrey Show, she has also appeared on Larry King Live, Today, and 48 Hours, and has played herself on ABC’s All My Children. She lives in Belgrade Lakes, Maine.

“Jennifer FinneyBoylan’s atmospheric thriller Long Black Veil follows a travel writer tangled up in a cold case that has come back to haunt her decades later.” Time magazine, Pick of the Month

Long Black Veil
A Novel
By Jennifer Finney Boylan
Category: Suspense & Thriller
Paperback
Publ. Penquin Random House
Jan 09, 2018 | 320 Pages
Hardcover
Apr 11, 2017 | 304 Pages

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K. Schippers gedichten: Garderobe, kleine zaal

Wat waren de laatste plekken van zijn kat?

Wat krijg je als een iPad Engels van je Nederlands wil maken? Kun je de druppels in een glas water tellen?

Als jassen uit verschillende werelden bij elkaar in een garderobe, zo gevarieerd zijn de gedichten van K. Schippers.

Van licht naar ernstig, van verhalend naar een enkel woord – opnieuw verrast hij ons met zijn liefde voor de dingen waaraan we gedachteloos voorbijgaan.

K. Schippers
Garderobe, kleine zaal
Gedichten
Uitgeverij: Querido
NUR: 306
Paperback
ISBN: 9789021407388
Prijs: € 17,99
Publicatiedatum: 22-08-2017

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Ick kieke, staune, wundre mir: Berlinerische Gedichte von 1830 bis heute

Schon immer war Berlin von Zuwanderung geprägt. Die zur Metropole wachsende Stadt hat sich aller Sprachen bedient und ihre Mundart ausgeprägt: die »Berliner Schnauze«.

Von der Straße, aus den Dienstmädchenkammern und Hinterhöfen fand das Berlinerische seinen Weg auf die Bühnen der Schmalzstullentheater und bald auch in die Schreibstuben der Dichter.

Was mit Adolf Glaßbrenners Eckensteher anfing, wurde von Theodor Fontane, Erich Mühsam und Max Herrmann-Neiße aufgegriffen. Kurt Tucholsky entpuppte sich als Meister des mundsprachlichen Gelegenheitsgedichtes und Erich Weinert berlinerte noch aus dem Exil gegen die Nationalsozialisten an. Eine Mundart wurde hoffähig und manchmal auch frech und obszön.

Diese erste dokumentarische Anthologie, die sich der berlinerischen volksnahen Sprache widmet, umfasst über 250 Gedichte – von 1830 bis heute. Entstanden ist eine Berliner Kulturgeschichte »von unten«, die fast wie nebenbei auch die deutsche Geschichte der letzten zweihundert Jahre nachzeichnet – vom preußischen Selbstbewusstsein über den kaiserstädtischen Größenwahn, den Klassenkampf der Goldenen Zwanziger, den Jahren im Krieg, in denen vielen Autoren allein die Mundart als Stück Heimat blieb, bis hin zur Rückbesinnung in den Jahren deutsch-deutscher Teilung und deren Überwindung.

Ick kieke, staune, wundre mir
Berlinerische Gedichte von 1830 bis heute
Gesammelt und ediert von Thilo Bock, Wilfried Ihrig & Ulrich Janetzki, mit einem Vorwort von Hans Christoph Buch
Die Andere Bibliothek, Berlin
Erschienen: 05.2017
Seitenanzahl: 472
Extradrucke
Bandnummer: 387
Extradruck, gebunden,
farbiges Vorsatzpapier,
mit Lesebändchen,
Gestaltung: Susanne Bax, Berlin.
ISBN: 9783847720188
24,00 EUR

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“Lincoln in the Bardo” by George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

On 22 February 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln is laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery. That very night, shattered by grief, his father Abraham arrives at the cemetery, alone, under cover of darkness.

Over the course of that evening, Abraham Lincoln paces the graveyard unsettled by the death of his beloved boy, and by the grim shadow of a war that feels as though it is without end. Meanwhile Willie is trapped in a state of limbo between the dead and the living – drawn to his father with whom he can no longer communicate, existing in a ghostly world populated by the recently passed and the long dead.

Unfolding in the graveyard over a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a thrilling exploration of death, grief and the deeper meaning and possibilities of life.

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders is named winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Lincoln in the Bardo is the first full-length novel from George Saunders, internationally renowned short story writer.

Lola, Baroness Young, 2017 Chair of judges, comments: ‘The form and style of this utterly original novel, reveals a witty, intelligent, and deeply moving narrative. This tale of the haunting and haunted souls in the afterlife of Abraham Lincoln’s young son paradoxically creates a vivid and lively evocation of the characters that populate this other world. Lincoln in the Bardo is both rooted in, and plays with history, and explores the meaning and experience of empathy.’

George Saunders the 58-year-old New York resident, born in Texas, is the second American author to win the prize in its 49-year history. He was in contention for the prize with two British, one British-Pakistani and two American writers.

Lincoln in the Bardo is published by Bloomsbury, making it the third consecutive year the prize has been won by an independent publisher, following Oneworld Publications’ success in 2015 with Marlon James and 2016 with Paul Beatty. Bloomsbury has won the prize three times before, with Howard Jacobson (2010), Margaret Atwood (2000) and Michael Ondaatje (1992).

Saunders’ win comes in the month that 1989 Booker Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro was named as this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature recipient. Ishiguro follows in the footsteps of other Booker Prize-recognised authors who have gone on to win the award including: V. S. Naipaul, Nadine Gordimer, William Golding, J. M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing.

George Saunders is the author of eight books, including the story collections Pastoralia and Tenth of December, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. He has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 2006 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2013 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and was included in Time’s list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.

Lincoln in the Bardo
By George Saunders
ISBN: 9780812995343
368pp.
Publication Date: February 2017
(Hardcover)
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Pages: 368

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Noam Chomsky and C.J. Polychroniou: Optimism over Despair

Wide-ranging interviews on war, power, and politics with Noam Chomsky, the world’s leading critic of US foreign policy.

This volume offers readers a concise and accessible introduction to the ideas of Noam Chomsky, described by the New York Times as “arguably the most important intellectual alive.”

In these recent, wide-ranging interviews, conducted for Truthout by C. J. Polychroniou, Chomsky discusses his views on the “war on terror” and the rise of neoliberalism, the refugee crisis and cracks in the European Union, prospects for a just peace in Israel/Palestine, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, the dysfunctional US electoral system, the grave danger posed to humanity by the climate crisis, and the hopes, prospects, and challenges of building a movement for radical change.

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT. His work is widely credited with having revolutionized the field of modern linguistics. He is the author of numerous best-selling political works, which have been translated into scores of languages worldwide.

C. J. Polychroniou is a regular contributor to Truthout as well as a member of Truthout’s Public Intellectual Project. He has published several books and his articles have appeared in a variety of journals, magazines, newspapers, and popular news websites.

“This fascinating series of interviews convincingly covers an astonishing range of fundamental and urgent issues of societal concern, demonstrating anew that Noam Chomsky is the world’s most humane, philosophically sophisticated, and knowledgeable public intellectual. I cannot imagine a better primer for anyone seeking a better, safer, fairer future.” —Richard Falk, Professor of International Law Emeritus, Princeton University

Optimism over Despair
On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change
by Noam Chomsky and C.J. Polychroniou
Paperback,
180 pages
Haymarket Books
ISBN: 9781608467990
August 2017
$16.95

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Tom Hanks: Uncommon Type. Some Stories

A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.

A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country’s civil war.

A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game – and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN’s newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves.

An eccentric billionaire and his faithful executive assistant venture into America looking for acquisitions and discover a down and out motel, romance and a bit of real life.

These are just some of the tales Tom Hanks tells in this first collection of his short stories. They are surprising, intelligent, heart-warming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have.

Tom Hanks has been an actor, screenwriter, director and through Playtone, a producer. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. This is his first collection of fiction.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781785151514
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 38 mm
October 2017
Hardback
£13.99

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Tentoonstelling: Xtra small. Miniatuurboekjes in Museum Meermanno

Museum Meermanno toont meer dan driehonderd miniatuurboekjes in de kleine, maar fijne tentoonstelling ‘Xtra small’.

Miniatuurboekjes passen in je handpalm, soms zelfs op de top van je vinger. Voor boekbinders en drukkers is het kleine formaat een uitdaging. Het is een manier om hun kunde en handvaardigheid te etaleren. En dan vereist een echt mooi miniatuurboekje naast heel veel vakmanschap ook veel creativiteit, smaak en verfijning in ontwerp en de gebruikte motieven en materialen.

Museum Meermanno bezit van oudsher een grote collectie van deze boekjes, waarvan het Bloemhofje uit 1673 wel heel bijzonder is. Maar ook veel moderne exemplaren maken deel uit van de collectie. Deze werd in 2012 drastisch uitgebreid met de Bibliotheca Thurkowiana Minor. Dat is een miniatuurbibliotheek die ook nog eens 1.550 boekjes herbergt, waaronder zelfs een miniatuurkleitablet uit 1800 voor Christus.

In de tentoonstelling ‘Xtra small’ toont het museum deze collectie waaraan zeer recent nog eens 120 unieke exemplaren zijn toegevoegd. Dat zijn de inzendingen voor de International Minature Bookbinding Competition 2017 die de Stichting Handboekbinden samen met Uitgeverij de Buitenkant en Museum Meermanno eind 2016 uitschreef. De deelnemers ontvingen daarvoor de katernen van het door Liz Waters in het Engels vertaalde verhaal ‘The Island’ van Geert Mak. De Amsterdamse kunstenaar Max Kisman maakte de illustraties. De boekjes moesten voldoen aan de zogenaamde Bondy-norm, dat wil zeggen dat ze maximaal 76.2mm hoog, breed en dik mochten zijn.

De inzendingen zijn staaltjes van toewijding en vakmanschap en ze komen uit alle delen van Europa, Canada en Noord-Amerika, China, Japan, Australië en Nieuw Zeeland.

Publicatie: Bij deze tentoonstelling verschijnt een gelijknamige Engelstalige catalogus waarin onder andere alle inzendingen voor de wedstrijd in kleur en op ware grootte zijn afgebeeld. Het door Peter Verheul vormgegeven boekje verschijnt 1 oktober bij Uitgeverij de Buitenkant. Het boekje kost € 12,50 en is te koop in Museum Meermanno of kan besteld worden via Uitgeverij de Buitenkant (www.uitgeverijdebuitenkant.nl)

Xtra small
Miniature books in Museum Meermanno
Anne C. Bromer
€ 12,50 / catalogus / 11 x 16 cm / 128 pagina’s
genaaid overlijmd met stofomslag
vormgeving: Peter Verheul
uitgave Uitgeverij de Buitenkant
ism Museum Meermanno en
de Nederlandse Stichting Handboekbinden
ISBN 978 94 90913 78 6

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Laatste week van succesvolle Biënnale “Kunst in de Heilige Driehoek” in Oosterhout (nog t/m 22 oktober 2017)

 

Het eeuwenoude gebied De Heilige Driehoek in het Noord-Brabantse Oosterhout vormt tijdens de 1e Biënnale Kunst in de Heilige Driehoek het decor voor hedendaagse kunst, met – in deze eerste editie – liefde als thema.

De 1e Biënnale Kunst in de Heilige Driehoek is de enige grootschalige hedendaagse kunstbiënnale in Europa die kunst en religie nadrukkelijk als uitgangspunt neemt.

Uniek kloostergebied als inspiratie én decor van hedendaagse kunst Het gebied De Heilige Driehoek – ruim 100 hectare groot – dankt zijn naam aan drie monumentale, eeuwenoude kloosters die zijn omgeven door grote kloostertuinen en landerijen: de Onze Lieve Vrouwe Abdij, De Sint-Paulusabdij en het Sint-Catharinadal. De Heilige Driehoek is de enige plek in Nederland waar nog een combinatie van drie actieve kloosters bestaat.

De Biënnale vindt plaats in de kloostergebouwen, de kloostertuinen en de kloosterkapellen, die voor het eerst worden geopend voor het grote publiek en voor hedendaagse kunst. De kunstenaars laten zich inspireren door het gebied zelf, de rijke historie en de artistiek-religieuze tradities. Veel werken zijn in opdracht van de Biënnale gemaakt en worden dan ook voor het eerst getoond. De Biënnale heeft de ambitie om de kunstzinnige tradities van de kloosters, die excelleerden in architectuur, schilderkunst, het restaureren van wandtapijten, handschriften en boeken, en kunstnijverheid, te verbinden met artistieke vernieuwing.

Deelnemende kunstenaars zijn: Aziz Bekkaoui, Caspar Berger, Krien Clevis, Sam Drukker, Huub en Adelheid Kortekaas, Judith Krebbekx, Elisa Pesapane, Ruudt Peters, René van Tol, Tijmen van Tol, Heidi Wallheimer, Erik Zwaga, Marieke Bolhuis, Patrizia Comand, Frans Franciscus, Robin Kolleman, Bernardien Sternheim, Hansa Versteeg, Moreno Bondi, dré didderiëns, Athar Jaber, Jago Moons, Spank Moons, Michael Petry, Carolein Smit en Reinoud van Vught.

Laatste week van de 1e Biënnale Kunst in de Heilige Driehoek – Liefde nog tot en met 22 oktober 2017 in Oosterhout

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Irene Dische: Schwarz auf Weiß

Manche Geheimnisse sind so groß, dass wir sie nicht nur vor der Welt, sondern auch vor uns selbst verstecken müssen. Es beginnt als Liebesgeschichte.

Im New York der frühen 70er Jahre werden Lili und Duke ein Paar: Sie, die Tochter einer weißen Intellektuellen-Familie, mit allen Möglichkeiten aufgewachsen, die sich jedoch für die Arbeit als Krankenschwester entschieden hat und er, der schwarze junge Mann aus dem Süden. Sie leben eine Liebe, die verheerende Zerstörung in Kauf nimmt und doch alles zu verzeihen scheint. Während Duke zu einem gefeierten Weinexperten avanciert, wird die verträumte Lili als Model entdeckt. Ihr gemeinsames Leben entwickelt sich schnell zu einem rasanten Auf und Ab, voller Möglichkeiten, Verführungen, Rückschläge. Ihre Liebe scheint jedoch unzerbrechlich. Erkennt Duke jede noch so kleine Facette eines besonderen Weines, so entgehen ihm meist die Hintergedanken und Manipulationen der Menschen.

Ganz anders Lili, die wie gemacht scheint für das Spiel mit der Oberfläche, das die Mode- und Werbewelt beherrscht. Beide verlassen sich aufeinander, doch hinter Lilis Schönheit, ihrem Charme, ihrer Klugheit und Raffinesse, verbirgt sich nicht zuletzt eine mörderische Wut, die alles und jeden zu verschlingen droht.

Mit Schwarz und Weiß durchschreitet Irene Dische die letzten drei Jahrzehnte des letzten Jahrtausends, um nichts weniger als unsere Gegenwart auszuleuchten. Was als großartiger, scharfsinniger wie auch scharfzüngiger New York-Roman beginnt, entwickelt sich nach und nach zu einer brillanten Auseinandersetzung mit Projektionen und Heilsversprechen, mit individuellen Träumen und sozialen Realitäten. Ein Roman, der große Fragen stellt, ohne sich der Illusion auf Antworten hinzugeben.

Irene Dische wurde in New York geboren. Heute lebt sie in Berlin und Rhinebeck. Bei Hoffmann und Campe erschienen unter anderem der Romanerfolg Großmama packt aus (2005), der Erzählungsband Lieben (2006) sowie die Neuausgaben ihres gefeierten Debüts Fromme Lügen (2007) und Veränderungen über einen Deutschen oder Ein fremdes Gefühl (2008). 2017 erscheinen ihre sämtlichen Erzählungen in dem Sammelband Zum Lügen ist es nie zu spät und der lang erwartete neue Roman Schwarz auf Weiß.

Irene Dische
Schwarz auf Weiß
EAN: 9783455404777
ISBN: 3455404774
Übersetzt von Elisabeth Plessen
Hoffmann u Campe Vlg GmbH
Oktober 2017
496 Seiten
Buch gebunden
€26,00

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Julian Barnes: The Noise of Time. A Novel

1936: Dmitri Shostakovich, just thirty years old, reckons with the first of three conversations with power that will irrevocably shape his life.

Stalin, hitherto a distant figure, has suddenly denounced the young composer’s latest opera. Certain he will be exiled to Siberia (or, more likely, shot dead on the spot), Shostakovich reflects on his predicament, his personal history, his parents, his daughter—all of those hanging in the balance of his fate. And though a stroke of luck prevents him from becoming yet another casualty of the Great Terror, he will twice more be swept up by the forces of despotism: coerced into praising the Soviet state at a cultural conference in New York in 1948, and finally bullied into joining the Party in 1960. All the while, he is compelled to constantly weigh the specter of power against the integrity of his music. An extraordinary portrait of a relentlessly fascinating man, The Noise of Time is a stunning meditation on the meaning of art and its place in society.

Julian Barnes is the author of twenty previous books. He has received the Man Booker Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the David Cohen Prize for Literature and the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; in France, the Prix Médicis and the Prix Femina; and in Austria, the State Prize for European Literature. In 2004 he was named Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. He lives in London.

One of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle

“This story is truly amazing . . . an arc of human degradation without violence (the threat of violence, of course, everywhere). . . . The whole Kafka madhouse brought to life.”—Jeremy Denk, The New York Times Book Review

The Noise of Time
A Novel
By Julian Barnes
Part of Vintage International
Literary Fiction
Paperback
Publisher Penguin Random House
June 2017,
224 Pages

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Gail Godwin: Grief Cottage

The haunting tale of a desolate cottage, and the hair-thin junction between this life and the next, from bestselling National Book Award finalist Gail Godwin.

After his mother’s death, eleven-year-old Marcus is sent to live on a small South Carolina island with his great aunt, a reclusive painter with a haunted past.

Aunt Charlotte, otherwise a woman of few words, points out a ruined cottage, telling Marcus she had visited it regularly after she’d moved there thirty years ago because it matched the ruin of her own life.

Eventually she was inspired to take up painting so she could capture its utter desolation.

The islanders call it “Grief Cottage,” because a boy and his parents disappeared from it during a hurricane fifty years before. Their bodies were never found and the cottage has stood empty ever since. During his lonely hours while Aunt Charlotte is in her studio painting and keeping her demons at bay, Marcus visits the cottage daily, building up his courage by coming ever closer, even after the ghost of the boy who died seems to reveal himself.

Full of curiosity and open to the unfamiliar and uncanny given the recent upending of his life, he courts the ghost boy, never certain whether the ghost is friendly or follows some sinister agenda.

Grief Cottage is the best sort of ghost story, but it is far more than that–an investigation of grief, remorse, and the memories that haunt us. The power and beauty of this artful novel wash over the reader like the waves on a South Carolina beach.

Gail Godwin is a three-time National Book Award finalist and the bestselling author of twelve critically acclaimed novels, including Violet Clay, Father Melancholy’s Daughter, Evensong, The Good Husband and Evenings at Five. She is also the author of The Making of a Writer, her journal in two volumes (ed. Rob Neufeld). She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts grants for both fiction and libretto writing, and the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Gail Godwin lives in Woodstock, New York.

“Marcus’ fascination with the ghostly presence of an adolescent boy, thought to have perished at Grief Cottage in a hurricane, allows Godwin to explore themes of loss, connection, and growth unfettered by the corporeal world.” – Kirkus Reviews

Grief Cottage
A Novel
By: Gail Godwin
Published: 06-06-2017
Format: Hardback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 336
ISBN: 9781632867049
Imprint: Bloomsbury USA
Dimensions: 6 1/8″ x 9 1/4″
List price: $27.00

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Joshua Seigal: I Don’t Like Poetry

Packed full of silly, funny, or downright hilarious poems (with a few serious ones mixed in) this brilliant collection from exciting young poet, Joshua Seigal is perfect for fans of Michael Rosen and anyone else who needs a giggle.

If you like poetry, you’ll like this book. And if you don’t like poetry you’ll LOVE it!

Joshua Seigal is a poet, performer and workshop leader who spends his time visiting schools, libraries and theatres around the country and beyond. He has taken critically-acclaimed poetry shows to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but usually ends up performing in front of his mirror, using a hairbrush as a microphone. He has managed to gain the minimal skills required to make his own website – www.joshuaseigal.co.uk.

‘When you read this book, the windows will burp and the grass will turn blue. That’s how magic these poems are.’ Michael Rosen

‘If … you still think “I don’t like poetry,” this might be the collection for you: Joshua Seigal’s very imaginative and wonderful collection.” Nicolette Jones, The Times

Joshua Seiga writes: Poetry, Poetry 7+, Poetry 8+
Joshua Seiga is author of : Little Lemur Laughing, I Don’t Like Poetry

I Don’t Like Poetry by Joshua Seigal
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 9781472930033
Imprint: Bloomsbury Education
Illustrations: B&W
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
£5.99

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