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Poets of the Moment - Elliott Colla & Jaimy Gordon

From: Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon
Length: 58:59

Elliott Colla talks about the poetry of revolution and its role for transformation in Egypt. Then, we're with Jaimy Gordon, whose novel The Lord of Misrule won the National Book Award this winter.

Ecolla__1__small Elliott Colla is tuning in on the poetry of revolution in Egypt. His memo for the next explosion: take the pulse of the poets and pop musicians to feel this moment, and read the novels for after-analysis. 

Jaimy Gordon won the National Book Award for her gorgeous racetrack novel, Lord of Misrule, in a classic dark horse moment.  

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Elliott Colla is tuning in on the poetry of revolution in Egypt. His memo for the next explosion: take the pulse of the poets and pop musicians to feel this moment, and read the novels for after-analysis. 

Jaimy Gordon won the National Book Award for her gorgeous racetrack novel, Lord of Misrule, in a classic dark horse moment.