This event will be held at our 9th Ave. store.
Christian Bök will discuss The Xenotext, the first of three books chronicling his attempt to create an example of 'living poetry' by inserting a poem into the DNA of a living organism.
"Many artists seek to attain immortality through their art, but few would expect their work to outlast the human race and live on for billions of years. As Canadian poet Christian B k has realized, it all comes down to the durability of your materials."--The Guardian
Winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize (2002)
Stunning and masterful in its execution, Eunoia is a five-chapter book in which each chapter is a univocal lipogram.