Poet & Essayist Ander Monson
Saturday, October 29th at 4 PM, we will host an event with award-winning writer Ander Monson for a reading from his latest work, Vanishing Point: Not a Memoir. Monson is a multi-talented author of fiction, essays, and poetry and the editor of the literary magazine DIAGRAM. Vanishing Point won the Graywolf Prize for nonfiction and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award in 2010. This event is guaranteed to be a fun treat.
An adventurous exploration of the "I" in American culture, by the author of Neck Deep and Other Predicaments
Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.
An innovative and engaging nonfiction debut by "an original new voice" (Publishers Weekly) and the winner of the 2006 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize In this sparkling nonfiction debut, Ander Monson uses unexpectedly nonliterary forms--the index, the Harvard Outline, the mathematical proof--to delve into an equally surprising mix of obsessions: disc golf, the history of mining in
A meditation on information-overload and an elegy for the worlds we live in--digital, analog, and real.
"Like Franklin's discovery of the electricity we do know, Monson's luminous, galvanized book represents a paradigm shift. The frequencies of the novel have been scrambled and redefined by this elegant experiment. "Other Electricities" is a new physics of prose, a lyric string theory of charged and sparkling sentences. What a kite What a key "--Michael Martone