Bluets

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Wave Books, 2009 - Literary Collections - 99 pages
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Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color . . .

A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue. With Bluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists.

Maggie Nelson is the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, 2007) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, 2007). She lives in Los Angeles and teaches at the California Institute of the Arts.

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User Review  - Halley Sutton - Goodreads

Jaysus. 1. Grad school is clearly upping my diversity of reading; I would've had no patience for this book six months ago. 2. Which would've been a huge loss. I can't remember the last time I've read ... Read full review

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I love hearing break-up stories. I don't know why this is. Something about how nearly every person in the world has one--at least one--but no two are alike. And even within the field of one break-up ... Read full review

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Maggie Nelson is the author of several books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, 2007) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, 2007). She has taught writing and literature at The New School, Wesleyan University, and Pratt Institute of Art, though currently teaches at CalArts.

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