Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - McSweeney's Issue by McSweeney's

McSweeney's Issue 22 is a three-part exercise in inspired restriction -- of author, of content, and of form. In section one, poets (yes -- poets!) including Mary Karr, Denis Johnson, C. D. Wright, and D. C. Berman initiate poet-chains, picking a poem of their own and one by another poet. The next poet will then do the same, and then again, and again, and so on. In section two, Fitzgerald (yes -- F. Scott Fitzgerald!) provides a list of unused story premises first cataloged in The Crack-Up; his mission is completed by writers like Diane Williams and Nick Flynn. In section three, finally, the president of France's (yes -- France!) legendary Oulipians offers a rare glimpse into his group's current experiments with linguistic constraint. Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

Buy McSweeney's Issue by McSweeney's from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781932416664
ISBN-10: 1932416668
Format: Hardback
(194mm x 139mm x 44mm)
Imprint: McSweeney's Publishing
Publisher: McSweeney's Publishing
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - McSweeney's Issue by McSweeney's

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about McSweeney's Issue book by McSweeney's and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By McSweeney's

Goods: Volume 1 by McSweeney's
Paperback / softback, October 2013
$40.05
McSweeney's Furry Journal by McSweeney's
Hardback, September 2010
$20.90
Better of McSweeney's, Volume Two by McSweeney's
Paperback / softback, May 2010
$31.36
McSweeney's Joke Book of Book Jokes by McSweeney's
Paperback / softback, April 2008
$24.39