Go Giants

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Price
$15.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
69
Dimensions
5.52 X 0.25 X 8.27 inches | 0.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393347449

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About the Author

Nick Laird was born in 1975 in Northern Ireland. He was a scholar at Cambridge University, and later spent a year at Harvard University as a visiting fellow. The author of To a Fault, a poetry collection, he has received several prestigious awards for both poetry and fiction, including the 2005 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.

Reviews

One could wear out a thesaurus of superlatives describing his stanzas with their insouciant rhythms and line breaks that appear like a cliff in a cartoon, leaving you momentarily suspended in space with a dizzying view.--Michael Autrey
Displays an almost child-like wonder in the variety and slippage of language, alongside an adult sensibility of its boundless possibilities and dangers...Here are some of Laird's most successful and mature poems.
A happy marriage of intellect and economy... Laird's observations in these precision-tooled poems are deft and graceful.--Michael Robbins
Masterful...a work of scholarship and a labor of love.--Michael Goodwin
Streetwise, edgy and downright cool.... History, Greek myths, personal gossip, library carrel graffiti and the general ephemera of contemporary urban existence all find their way into [Flynn's] elegant assemblages.--Troly Jollimore