An American LyricBook - 2014
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Renowned poet Claudia Rankine, author of five collections including the bestselling Citizen: An American Lyric, will be speaking for free this Friday, September 16th at 7:00pm at the University of Arizona. Citizen is currently the only book of poetry that has made it to the New York Times bestseller as a work of nonfiction. It is a bold recounting of racial aggressions experienced as a black … (more)
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Each short prose poem/essay in this book packs a powerful punch, and builds to something far more memorable than its slim size makes you expect.
PimaLib_MattL Jun 23, 2017
This book collects essays, poetry, and images that expose the racial tensions in twenty-first century life.
PimaLib_RachelW Sep 27, 2016
Claudia Rankine was just announced as a 2016 MacArthur Foundation Genius Award winner!
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